Shawn Towle wrote:Reading: pp 63-75
Prompt: On page 64, Steve sets the stage for the "glimpses" he shares in Chapter 5. He offers us examples that he describes as engaging, concept-oriented, problem solving, problem driven mathematics.
What is your example? Have you seen it? Have you done it? Trying to do it? Got student work to show it?
Maggie Griswold wrote:Check out the following that mirrors the classroom examples in the readings.
Article from NCTM News Brief. Classrooms in W.VA http://wvgazette.com/News/201302270313
Also, Title IIB: Mathematics & Science Partnerships Projects have linked Middle Schools, High School math classes with Technical School faculty for hands-on projects. Meghan Southworth is the contact for the Title IIB Projects at the Maine Dept. of Ed.
STEM is also a great sources for math in context.
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Here is the link: http://ares.jsc.nasa.gov/ares/eeab/
It is called Expedition Earth and Beyond and it is a study of the earth using astronaut photography! You can look at the curriculum materials or decide to get involved...it's free!
ATOMIM is an affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics and of the Association of Teachers of Mathematics in New England.