April 2007 web - Freudenthal Institute: JAVA applets from the Freudenthal Institute that involve subitizing (flashing) fingers, dice, 10 bead rack, 20 bead rack, eggs (European count of 10 in a pack), and money. The top row of applets allows you to set the flashing time and the lower row of applets allows you to set the time limit of getting 10 correct. Although the words are Dutch, the applets are universally user-friendly.
Updated April 26, 2007
DataWORKS Educational Research Math Curriculum Calibration Project
Posted April 20, 2007
Coaching Applications: The deadline for submitting an application has now ended. Please contact Jim Justice for more information.
Updated April 16, 2007
Posted April 3, 2007
Math Recovery Training
Math Recovery National Conference (optional)
ING Unsung Heroes Award Program
All K-12 education professionals, whether or not they are clients of ING, are eligible. However, these individuals must be employed by an accredited K-12 public or private school located in the United States, and is a full-time educator, teacher, principal, paraprofessional, or classified staff member pioneering new teaching methods and techniques that improve learning. All awards must be used to further projects within a school or school system. Each of the one hundred finalists will receive an award of $2,000. Award checks are made payable jointly to the recipient and to his or her school. At least one award will be granted in each of the fifty United States, provided one or more qualified applications are received from each state. Of the one hundred finalists, three will be selected for additional financial awards, with the first-place winner receiving $25,000, second place receiving $10,000, and the third-place winner receiving $5,000.
Posted January 26, 2007Formative Assessment is becoming more and more critical as we continue our educational improvement efforts in Kentucky. Many individuals are not well informed about what formative assessment is and is not.
If assessment is the process of gathering information to inform instructional decisions, what are the decisions, that can lead to more learning and how can assessment help? Who is most likely to be making those decisions? What kinds of information are likely to be helpful? This Webinar will explore why and how the answers to these questions define formative assessment in productive terms.
When: The next webinar is April 20th beginning at 11 and concluding at 12 noon.
Posted April 17, 2007Exploring Geometry and Algebra with GeoGebra - Dynamic Mathematics Software Workshop
Posted March 21, 2007
2007 American Stars of Teaching
The American Stars of Teaching program is designed to honor exemplary classroom teachers who are using innovative teaching strategies to improve student achievement and positively shape their school environment. Every day America's teachers extend themselves beyond their classroom doors to meet the needs of all children in their school community. Don't miss this opportunity to honor a teacher that has made an impact on their students, as well as their school community, by investing in the lives of those they teach and sharing success with whom they work.
Posted January 9, 2007Workshop: Teaching Mathematics with Applied/Contextual Strategies
In this workshop, teachers will learn methods and strategies for contextually teaching Algebra I, Algebra II and Geometry. Teachers will learn how to connect the concepts of high school mathematics to career fields and how to make meaningful real-world connections for their students.
Teachers may receive a stipend of $200 per day or professional development hours required by your district. View the Flyer.
Complete the attached registration form by April 2, 2007 and fax or e-mail to Charma Leveridge ((502)564-9848 email@example.com).
Posted February 19, 2007FREE Formative Assessment ETS Web Seminar to be held in January, February, March, and April. This professional development opportunity is great for teachers and coaches looking to improve their formative assessments. >>Register Now!
Posted: January 03, 2007