Yakima, WA

Oct 21 - 23

 

 

BOOTH

MOEMS Booth

PERSONNEL
Nicholas J. Restivo Dorothy Hess Dennis Mulhearn
DAY/DATE
Fri. - Sun. Oct 21 - 23

 

 

SPEAKER

Nicholas Restivo

GRADES
6 - 8
DAY/DATE/TIME
Sat. Oct 22 12:30 - 2:00 pm
LOCATION
Conference Center Room 600
TITLE
Boxes from Greeting Cards: Lessons in Geometry
DESCRIPTION

Change greeting cards into boxes . . . understand the relationships among perimeter, area, and volume. Give students an in-depth understanding of geometry terms: perimeter, polygons, volume, and surface area.

 

SPEAKER

Dennis Mulhearn

GRADES
6 - 8
DAY/DATE/TIME
Sat. Oct 22 2:30 - 4:00 pm
LOCATION
Howard Johnson Vineyard A
TITLE
Add Contest Problems to Your Repertoire to Teach Area Grades 6-8
DESCRIPTION

Want an effective tool to teach area at the middle-school level? Math contests are perfect, providing problem-solving gems. Work through a dozen area contest classics. Leave with over 60 problems.

 

 

SPEAKER

Nicholas Restivo

GRADES
4 - 8
DAY/DATE/TIME
Sun. Oct 23 9:30 - 10:30 am
LOCATION
Red Lion Veranda Room
TITLE
"Get Over It!" You Can't Know All the Answers . . . Immediately.
DESCRIPTION

Generate excitement for solving problems. Energize and enrich your curriculum by encouraging your students to take risks and reminding them that real problems don't get solved without some hard work!

 


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: