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 indepth 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 nonroutine 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: 