Amarillo, TX

July 25-26

 

 

BOOTH

MOEMS Booth

PERSONNEL
Nicholas J. Restivo Dorothy Hess  
DAY/DATE
Tues.- Wed. July 25-26

 

SPEAKER

Nicholas Restivo

GRADES/PLACE
5-10 CC329
DAY/DATE/TIME
Tues July 25 1:15 - 3:30 pm
TITLE
CHANGE a Greeting Card Into a Box: Teach and Learn Geometry
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.

 

SPEAKER

Nicholas Restivo

GRADES/PLACE
3 - 5 CC329
DAY/DATE/TIME
Wed. July 26 9:15 - 10:15 am
TITLE
CHANGE Your Thinking About Problem Solving
DESCRIPTION
Generate excitement for and interest in mathematical problem solving among your students. 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 thing as a practice exercise. Utilize the methods and the types of questions discussed in this session to reduce the need for teachers and students to "cram" for any state assessment.

 

SPEAKER

Nicholas Restivo

GRADES/PLACE
6 - 8 CC329
DAY/DATE/TIME
Wed. July 26 10:30 - 11:30 am
TITLE
CHANGE Your Thinking About Problem Solving
DESCRIPTION
Generate excitement for and interest in mathematical problem solving among your students. 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 thing as a practice exercise. Utilize the methods and the types of questions discussed in this session to reduce the need for teachers and students to "cram" for any state assessment.

 

 

 

 

 


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: