Limaçon (SUNY Old Westbury), NY

Jan 12, 2017

 

 

 

 

SPEAKER

Nicholas Restivo

GRADES
General
DAY/DATE/TIME
Fri. Mar 17 Session B (12:40-1:30 pm)
TITLE
#25: Problems Rather Than Exercises
DESCRIPTION
Students in grades 3 through 6 are better equipped to solve real problems than many of us believe. Come check out this set of real problems (not boring exercises) that will challenge and excite your students, and have them begging for more! .

 

SPEAKER

Dennis Mulhearn

GRADES
5 - 8
DAY/DATE/TIME
Fri. Mar 17 Session B (12:40-1:30 pm)
TITLE
#30: My Favorite Math Contest Problems
DESCRIPTION

Challenge your students with these classic contest problems and they will discover solutions that enrich understanding. We model methods of teaching problem solving that develop studentsí ability to think mathematically, collaborate, and express their solutions.

 

 

 

 

 


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: