Sandusky OH

Oct 26 - 28

 

 

BOOTH

MOEMS Booth

PERSONNEL
Nicholas J. Restivo Dorothy Hess Dennis Mulhearn
DAY/DATE
Wed. - Fri. Oct 26 - 28

 

 

SPEAKER

Nicholas Restivo

GRADES
3 - 8
DAY/DATE/TIME
Thur. Oct 27 10:00 - 10:50 am
TITLE
Harnessing Problem Solving in the Classroom and Beyond
DESCRIPTION
Energize and enrich your curriculum by encouraging your students to take risks in problem solving while reminding them that a REAL problem is not the same as a practice exercise. Harness and tame those problem solving skills .

 

SPEAKER

Nicholas Restivo

GRADES
6 - 12
DAY/DATE/TIME
Thur. Oct 27 1:30 - 2:50 pm
TITLE
Taming the "Geometry Beast" by Building a Box to Contain It
DESCRIPTION

Transform greeting cards into boxes to understand the relationships among perimeter, area, and volume. Give students an in-depth understanding of geometry terms: families of quadrilaterals, volume, surface area, ratio, and proportion.

 

SPEAKER

Dennis Mulhearn

GRADES
3 - 8
DAY/DATE/TIME
Fri. Oct 28 8:00 - 9:20 am
TITLE
My Favorite Math Contest Problems
DESCRIPTION

Problem solving is central to all levels of math. Carefully choosing the setting and content can make math fun and exciting too. Challenge your students with classic contest problems and discover solutions that enrich understanding.

 

SPEAKER

Dennis Mulhearn

GRADES
3 - 8
DAY/DATE/TIME
Fri. Oct 28 12:00 - 12:50 pm
TITLE
Use Cubes as a Setting for Your Problem Solving
DESCRIPTION

Start with a cube or a stack of cubes. Many non-routine contest problems begin here. A dozen problems provide a fresh approach to factors, combinatorics, volume, surface area, networks, and more. Over 50 additional contest problems will be distributed.

 

 


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: