Description of the Workshop:
Teacher2Teacher is the Math Forum's resource for teachers and parents who have questions about teaching and learning mathematics. In this workshop you will have the opportunity to find lesson and activity ideas, ask questions, and discuss teaching tips online. We will look at other teacher resources on the Math Forum site, and address some of the challenges that arise when searching the Web for useful materials.
Why does the Internet need T2T?
Teacher2Teacher provides a variety of ways for teachers to interact with each other. They ask questions, answer questions, and discuss issues that affect math teaching today.
Sample T2T exchanges
Frequently Asked Questions:
The T2T FAQ contains answers to some of the most frequently asked questions. Each FAQ page contains T2T discussions, as well as links to pages on the Math Forum site, other sites, and literature and resources you can purchase.
The Teachers' Lounge:
The Teachers' Lounge contains over 800 open discussions about all types of math education concerns. From math concepts to thematic teaching to classroom bulletin boards, you can find all kinds of ideas and add your own.
From the Teacher2Teacher homepage, you can ask questions, browse or search the archive, read FAQs, and do much more.
An Insider's View:
Teacher2Teacher Associate Program
If you are an experienced teacher and are interested in offering your expertise and working with other teachers around the globe, you can apply to become a T2T Associate. The application form describes other benefits of getting involved.
Other areas to explore:
The Teacher Exchange contains Web Units and Lessons, and is also a place for the mathematics education community to contribute their own lessons.
Ask Dr. Math
When you can't find the words to explain a particular math concept to your students, try the Ask Dr. Math archives. You are likely to find two or three examples you had not thought of before.
Problems of the Week
The Math Forum's Problems of the Week are non-routine math problems for students in grades 3-12. Mentors respond to submission to current problems.
The Problems Library contains all of the past problems.
Tips for searching the Web:
Searching for Information contains tips for searching the Math Forum site and the Web more generally. There are so many possibilities out there for you to use in your classroom, but if you can't find them you can't use them.