HS 422 / MS 456: Strategies for Teaching Mathematcs
Assignment Schedule

Topic of the Day
Teaching Practice
Teaching Theory
(Lead Discussion)
9/10/03 Jackie Hart
What to do when student jobs interfere with study.
Russ Booth
Adding polynomials
Heidi Burgiel
NCTM Standards for middle and high school
9/17/03 Erin Murphy
How can we make IEP students feel less singled out?
Steve Self
Video: ASCII, Binary and Hexadecimal number systems
Mary Parlato
Differentiating Instruction for Advanced Learners in the Mixed-Ability Middle School Classroom
Mapping a Route Toward Differentiated Instruction
9/24/03 Joseph Murphy
Control in the Classroom
Erin Murphy
Quarts, Pints, Crackers and Rates
Linda McNeilly
Learning Mathematical Symbolism: Challenges and Instructional Strategies
10/1/03 Mary Parlato
Tracking and Parental Involvement in Tracking
Decio Matos
The Octal Number System
Russ Booth
My Calculator is Broken; It Says the Log of [-1] is ...
10/8/03 Erin Costello
What do you do when everyone fails the test?
Erica D'Ambrosio
Logic matrices.
Erin Murphy
Using Cooperative Learning to Improve Reading and Writing in Mathematical Problem Solving
10/15/03 Steve Self
"No Child Left Behind"
Joseph Murphy
Creating and Interpreting Stem and Leaf Plots
Sarah Arruda
Teaching Reading in Science and Mathematics
10/22/03 Erica D'Ambrosio
Should you take extra time to review a topic if your students "don't get it" the first time?
Rebecca Taylor
Quadratic Equations and Graphing Calculators
Decio Matos
Math Education at Risk
10/29/03 Russ Booth
What do you say to the parents?
Jackie Hart
Die Rolling and the Normal Distribution Curve
Rebecca Taylor
Watch your Language! Recommendations to help students communicate
11/5/03 Special guest star Kevin Curry
RiverNet Watershed Program
Sarah Arruda
Measure, compute and compare surface area and volume.

Erin Costello
The Japanese Education System: A Case Study Summary and Analysis

Jackie Hart
Schools Piling on Too Much Homework, Psychologists Say
Homework: Too Much of a Good Thing?

11/12/03 Rebecca Taylor
Unsupportive administration
Dan Mastrogiacomo
Are IEP's too common?
Mary Parlato
Combinations of Ice Cream Toppings
11/19/03 Decio Matos
Changing the SAT's.
Erin Costello
Interactive Math: Discovery of the Pythagorean Theorem
Dan Mastrogiacomo
Can Math Recovery Save Children before They Fail?
Educators Urge Parents to Bolster Girls' Interest in Math and Science
11/26/03 Thanksgiving Thanksgiving Thanksgiving
12/3/03 Sarah Arruda Dan Mastrogiacomo Joseph Murphy
Mathematics instruction for secondary students with learning disabilities.
Erica D'Ambrosio
The Case Against Block Scheduling
12/10/03 Discussion of final projects. Discussion of final projects. Steve Self
"Learning and Mathematics: Hiebert and Wearne, Teaching by K. Ann Renninger"