Marlborough, MA
Nov 2
SPEAKER

Nicholas Restivo 

GRADES

6  8  
DAY/DATE/TIME

Thurs.  Nov 2  9:00  10:00 am 
LOCATION

Southboro Room  
TITLE

#4: Generating Student and Teacher Excitement for Solving Real Problems  
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 as a practice exercise. Utilizing the methods and types of questions discussed in this session will resuce the need for teachers and students to "cram" for any state assessment. 
SPEAKER

Nicholas Restivo 
Workshop  
GRADES

3  5  
DAY/DATE/TIME

Thurs.  Nov 2  10:15  11:45 am 
LOCATION

Southboro Room  
TITLE

#14: "Get Over It!" You Can't Know All the Answers . . . Immediately  
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 as a practice exercise. Teachers will resuce the need to "cram" for any state'sassessment by utilizing the methods and the types of questions discussed. 
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: 