Leadership Program:

Exploring Discrete Mathematics in the Classroom

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DIMACS || Leadership Program || LP Web Pages || Math Forum
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Saturday, March 7, 1998
Follow-up Session
Science and Engineering Resource Center

Schedule subject to change
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Morning Schedule
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7:30 - 8:30 Registration and Coffee Hall
8:30 - 9:00 Plenary Session
 Joseph Rosenstein
  Valerie DeBellis
Room 118

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K-8 SCHEDULE - see "Participant Location List" for your room and table assignments
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9:00 - 11:30 K-8 Workshop - "Putting Arrows On Edges"
 Barry Tesman
 Mathias Associate Professor of Mathematics
 Dickinson College
Room 202
  K-8 Workshop - "Sorting"
 Rob Hochberg
 Assistant Professor
 University of Delaware
Room 203
  K-8 Workshop - "Voting, Elections, and Selection"
 Valerie DeBellis
 DIMACS/CMSCE
 Rutgers University
Room 220
11:30 - 12:00 Grade Level Implementation Session
  See "Participant Location List" for your room and table location
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch - Busch Student Center (red ticket system)

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7-12 SCHEDULE
9:00 - 1:05 DREI Program - CORE Building - 4th Floor Lounge and Seminar Room
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9:00 - 9:30 "Mystery Matrices" Barbara Buchanan
T.C. William High School, Alexandria, VA
9:30 - 10:00 "AI G. Braicprop & Company" - Frances Chin
Glen Rock High School, Glen Rock, NJ
10:00 - 10:30 "Codes and Inverse Operations" - Valetta Eshbach
Muhlenberg High School, Laureldale, PA
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 - 11:15    
 
11:15 - 12:15 "Self-working Magic Tricks" - Rebecca Wright
AT&T Labs - Research
12:15 - 1:00 Lunch - CORE

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Afternoon Schedule
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Time Grade K-3
Grade 4-6
Grade 7-8
Grade 7-12
Grade K-12 MSLC
1:05
to
1:35
Sharing Session - by Grade Level
1:35
to
2:05
Map Coloring in the 3rd Grade Curriculum

Pat Thelander
LP'97

Coloring Picasso

Rose Maguire
LP'97

Discrete Math on the World Wide Web

Judy Ann Brown
LP'97
Professional Development Coordinator
The Math Forum - Swarthmore College

 
2:10
to
2:40
Discrete Math Club

Pat Neoushoff
LP'97

Building Square and Triangular Numbers

Jane Hannon
LP'95

Around the World on Hamiltonian Paths and Circuits

Erica Voolich
LP'94

Discrete Derivatives

Kevin Winslow
LP'94

2:40
to
2:50
Break
2:50
to
3:20
Discrete Math on the World Wide Web

Judy Ann Brown
LP'97
Professional Development Coordinator
The Math Forum - Swarthmore College

Student Created Games

Ruth Stolt
LP'94

Population Growth, Iterated Functions and Chaos

Robert Andersen
LP'94

 

 

 

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  Constructing Hypercubes

Eric Simonian
LP'94

3:25
to
3:55
How Many Paths?

Judy Gugel
LP'96

Map Coloring in the 4th Grade

Maria Teh
LP'97

Bin-Packing

Dave Fogle
LP'93

Investigating Patterns with Microworlds

Janice Kowalczyk
LP'92
Rutgers University

4:00
to
4:30
Magnificent Mobius Strips in Art & Poetry - Why Not?

Norine Greenhouse
LP'97

Games and Strategies: The Game of Nim

John Thomas
LP'95

Games and Projects for Middle School

Don Burnett
LP'95

4:30 Optional Session
Website meeting
Room 220
Doubletree Hotel - Favorite Mathematical Videos Parlor 154
8:30 - 9:15pm "Donald Duck in Mathmagic Land"

This classic cartoon has been shown on the Disney channel. The video is appropriate for elementary, middle and high school students.
It is available for purchase through Disneyananet. The cost is $25.

9:15 - 9:45pm "The Shape of Space"

The Shape of Space, The Geometry Center's lastest production video, is based on Jeff Weeks' book, The Shape of Space. The 11-minute video and supplementary classroom materials are appropriate for middle school and high school mathematics students.
The Shape of Space Video is explicitly intended for distribution to high schools and middle schools as part of a module including curriculum materials and supplementary microcomputer software. The curriculum materials are available for downloading from the Geometry Center
The video, Shape of Space, is now available for purchase from the Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics. The price is $19.95 plus $3.50 shipping and handling. Orders should be sent to: MCTM PO Box 120418 New Brighton, MN 55112.

Web Links

Schedule for Sunday, March 8, 1998

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Created by Judy Ann Brown on Wednesday, March 4, 1998.
Thanks to Bonnie Katz and Janice C Kowalczyk (JCKRISF@aol.com)