San Antonio, TX

June 29 - July 1

 

 

BOOTH

MOEMS Booth

PERSONNEL
Nicholas J. Restivo Dorothy Hess Dennis Mulhearn
DAY/DATE
Wed - Fri Jun 29 - July 1

 

 

 

SPEAKER

Nicholas Restivo

GRADES
3 - 5
DAY/DATE/TIME
Wed. Jun 29  
LOCATION
Room 305
TITLE
Championing Problem Solving in the Classroom
DESCRIPTION

Using creative, challenging, and interesting problems in your class will enabvle your students to dialogue with each other mathematicallyu. Problems with multiple solution paths keep them coming back for more and enable them to think outside the box.

 

SPEAKER

Nicholas Restivo

GRADES
6 - 8
DAY/DATE/TIME
Thur. Jun 30  
LOCATION
Room 225A
TITLE
Creating Champion Problem Solvers
DESCRIPTION

Using creative, challenging, and interesting problems in your class will enabvle your students to dialogue with each other mathematicallyu. Problems with multiple solution paths keep them coming back for more and enable them to think outside the box.

 

SPEAKER

Dennis Mulhearn

GRADES
6 - 8
DAY/DATE/TIME
Thur. Jun 30  
LOCATION
Room 207B
TITLE
Add Contest Problems to Your Repertoire to Teach Area in Grades 6 - 8
DESCRIPTION

In Middle School area copncepts can be investigated and reinforced by solving authentic, non-routine problems. Often the real problem is finding appropriate problem-solving gems. Math contests can be such a source. Participants will work through at least a dozen contest classics involving area and will leave with these and over 50 additional problems to take back and use immediately.

 

SPEAKER

Dennis Mulhearn

GRADES
3 - 5
DAY/DATE/TIME
Fri. Jul 1  
LOCATION
Room 210A/B
TITLE
Add contest Problems to your Repertoire to Teach Area in Grades 4 - 6
DESCRIPTION

Non-routine problems are an effective tool to teach area at the elementary level. The real problem is finding appropriate problem-solving gems. Math contests provide a fertile source. Work through a dozen area contest classics. Leave with these and over 50 additional problems to use immediately.

 

 

 


As an excellent source for many additional problems we highly recommend the following books:

For a text to teach math problem solving techniques, we recommend the classic: