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Laurie Burton, Maria Fung
July 711, 2003
Western Oregon University, Monmouth, Oregon
WORKSHOP AGENDA
This PREP workshop is made possible by the NSF grant DUE: 0089005
MONDAY: ALGEBRA THEME 
Welcome: Laurie Burton, Maria Fung & Sandy Kralovec

BURTON: Introductory HandsOn Algebra Activities

BURTON: Video Vignette: College Algebra for K  8 Teachers

BURTON

BURTON

BURTON: Abstract Algebra Course Design

BURTON: Video Vignette: Abstract Algebra for K  8 Teachers

BURTON: Math Art Posters and Clock Arithmetic

BURTON: Assessment Techniques

TUESDAY: GEOMETRY THEME 
FUNG: Geometry Activities

FUNG: Video Vignette: Geometry for K  8 Teachers

FUNG

FUNG: Geometer's Sketchpad Activities

FUNG

FUNG: Assessment Techniques

WEDNESDAY: ASSESSMENT THEME 
KRALOVEC: National and State Assessment 
KRALOVEC: Scoring Guides and Their Uses 
KRALOVEC

KRALOVEC: Problem Solving Activity/Poster Making

KRALOVEC

KRALOVEC: 7th Grade Student and Inservice Teacher Work Samples

BURTON: Learning to Explain: Writing & Peer Review Techniques 
FUNG: What Makes Good Problem Solving Ideas from Problem Solving course 
BURTON, FUNG & KRALOVEC

KRALOVEC

KRALOVEC: SelfReflection 
KRALOVEC: How do you turn Assessment into Grades? 
THURSDAY: PROBABILITY & STATISTICS THEME 
FUNG: Probability Activities

FUNG: Video Vignette: Probability and Statistics for K  8 Teachers

FUNG

FUNG: Introduction to Fathom: Excerpts from Statistics Labs for K  8 Teachers 
FUNG: Participants design a lesson plan for Statistics using Fathom 
FUNG: Assessment Techniques: Probability and Statistics 
FRIDAY: NUMBER SENSE THEME 
BURTON: Manipulative Activity Stations(Excerpts from "Manipulatives" course:

Area Measurement of NonStandard Shapes 
Participants select a topic suited to their interests and needs, and complete a class plan appropriate for the college classroom. Each plan will include effective use of visual models or manipulatives, problemsolving activities, detailed assessment goals and class objectives. 
Presentation and discussion of participantcreated class plans with the cohort 
Discussion of followup activities and session at the Joint Winter Math Meetings, Winter 2004 
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