PCMI, Summer 2008
Secondary School Teacher Program
Problem Solving Resources at The Math Forum
At the Math Forum @ Drexel we ask students to write solutions to our Problems of the Week (PoWs) that explain both their process and their reasoning. We often ask students and their teachers to think of this process similar to the writing process. The point is not to quickly get it over and done but to think, reflect, revise and master.
 Suzanne demonstrates: If I am a member, here is what I can do...
 Go to the Math Forum
 Select Problems & Puzzles
 Select the service: FunPoW, PreAlgPoW, AlgPoW, GeoPoW, LibraryPoW, Write Math

 Peg explains: What I do because I have limited technology access...
 3664 > Peg's version
 496 > Peg's version

 Resources
 Making Effective Use of Math Forum Resources
 Staying Connected

 What are the Problems of the Week and Why Should I Use Them?
 How to Start Problem Solving in Your Classroom
 Problem Solving Strategies
 The Math Forum Scoring Rubric
 Writing to Develop Understanding: The Math Forum @ Drexel's PoWs

 Problems of the Week
 About the Problems of the Week
 PoW Membership Features
 Trial Account

 Technology Problems of the Week (tPoWs)
 Index of tPoWs

 Professional Development Opportunities
 Online Workshops and Courses
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