Green Lake, WI

May 4- 5

 

 

BOOTH

MOEMS Booth

PERSONNEL
Nicholas J. Restivo Dorothy Hess Dennis Mulhearn
DAY/DATE
Thur.. - Fri. May 4 - 5

 

 

SPEAKER

Dennis Mulhearn

GRADES
3 - 5
DAY/DATE/TIME
Thur. May 4 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
TITLE
Use Cubes as a Setting for Your Problem Solving
DESCRIPTION

Start with a cube or a pile of cubes. Stack them, count them, paint them, and youk'll do some real math. A dozen 5 minutte cube problems provide a fresh approach to problem solving. Take these and 50 additional problems back with you.

 

SPEAKER

Nicholas Restivo

GRADES
3 - 5
DAY/DATE/TIME
Thur. May 4 1:00 - 2:00 pm
TITLE
Assess Problem Solving Skills by DOING Real Problems
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. Assess by listening to the dialogue.

 

SPEAKER

Dennis Mulhearn

GRADES
6 - 8
DAY/DATE/TIME
Thur. May 4 2:30 - 4:00 pm
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

Nicholas Restivo

GRADES
6 - 8
DAY/DATE/TIME
Fri. May 5 9:30 - 11:00 am
TITLE
Build a Box: Assess Geometric Understandings
DESCRIPTION

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

 

 

 

 


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: