INTERMATH | Train the Trainer Workshop

 

Metro RESA - March 22, 2006 & April 17, 2006

INSTRUCTORS

Laurel Bleich, Sarah Ledford
Learning & Performance Support Laboratory
University of Georgia
(706) 583-8064

WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES

v    Prepare the facilitators to successfully teach one of the syllabi using InterMath materials.
This includes coverage of planning, assessment, and technology issues.

v    Allow facilitators to create online materials (including sample write-ups and syllabus) that they can refine later.

v    Provide opportunity to learn with explorations.

v    Provide opportunity to use all of the software involved with InterMath.


INVESTIGATIONS

v    Algebra
Gretel's Goldfish
Theater Seating
Composite Functions
Piano Frequency
Clusters

v    Number Concept
The Salesman and the Egg
The Frog Race

Squares and Differences
Folders for Sale
Clusters

v    Geometry
Penning for Pony
Triangle in a Rectangle
Angles In a Circle
Sum of Exterior Angles
Clusters

v    Data Analysis
Adding Marbles
Unfair Coins
Favorite Dessert
Identical Birthdays
Clusters

 

PARTICIPANTS

Jean Anderson - CEISMC

Stephen Kane - Cedar Grove Middle 

Carla Bidwell - Marietta High

Marsha Sanders-Leigh - CEISMC 

Alisa Braxton - Sequoyah Middle

Marsha Shrago – CEISMC

Dr. Janie Cates -- Douglas County Office

Mary Thurman - Marietta Middle

Buffi Haggard - Lost Mountain Middle

Ramona Vaughan - Salem Middle

Denise Huddlestun - Metro RESA

Patricia Walker - Sandtown MS/Hopewell MS

Brenda Johnson - Dekalb County

Gwen Wood -- Paulding County

 

 


SAMPLES

Sample Write-Up
Sample Model Lesson
Sample Write-Up Rubric
 

TECHNOLOGIES USED

Hand Held Calculators such as TI-81, TI-82, or TI-83
Graphing Calculator 3.0 (from http://www.pacifict.com)
Geometers Sketchpad (from http://www.keypress.com)
Spreadsheets (MS Excel recommended)
Web Page Browser (Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator)
Web Page Authoring Tool (MS Word recommended)

No prior knowledge of any of the above technologies is assumed.