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Math Tools, tPoWs, TI-Nspire™ Technology and You!

10:00 - 11:00, March 1, 2008
Session 251, Cumberland J, capacity 85
Suzanne Alejandre, the Math Forum @ Drexel, Philadelphia, PA
Heidi Rudolph, Orange High School, Pepper Pike, Ohio

Math Tools
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Technology Problems of the Week (tPoWs) are problem-solving challenges modeled on the Math Forum's Problems of the Week that take advantage of interactive mathematics tools such as Java applets, TI-Nspire™, The Geometer's Sketchpad®, Fathom™, or spreadsheets.
      Index of tPoWs
TI-Nspire™ Technology
Fast Tracker program and TI-Nspire™ technology
      My classroom
      Introduced to Suzanne at the Math Forum, Math Tools, and tPoWs
      TI-tPoW development and first steps
      Student work
Let's Do Math!
      Try a TI-tPoW
      Access a file on the TI-Nspire™
1. tPoW Submissions
Your students are invited to use the link Submit your answer to share their solutions, and then self-mentor using specially designed hints, checks, and suggestions for extensions.
      TI-PoW: Sam and Teri's Bank Accounts
2. Scoring Rubric
Good problem solving and strong mathematical communication are both important aspects of a tPoW solution. Solutions should include enough information to help another student understand the steps and the decisions that were made in solving the problem.
      download in PDF format: [Grades 3-5] [Pre-Algebra] [Algebra] [Geometry]
3. Write new TI-tPoWs! Collaborate with us to create more tPoWs
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Problems of the Week
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Contact Information
Here in Dallas during T3 International, find Suzanne in Booth 314.
After 5:00 pm on March 1, use this form to send email to Suzanne and Heidi

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