January 1 2006
The Center for Mathematics Education at Indiana State University is sponsoring a variety of "Number Sense" workshops for area teachers from 4 to 5 p.m. Feb. 9 in the Math Resource Library, Room 915 of the College of Education.
Featured workshops will include:
"ON and ON and ON," focusing on calculators and repeating decimals, for teachers of students in grades 5 to 7. The presenter for this session will be Elizabeth Jones, assistant professor in ISU's department of math and computer science.
"What's My Line?" on Cuissenaire rods and fractions, for teachers of students in grades 3 through 4. The presenter will be Marylin Leinenbach, assistant professor of elementary education at ISU.
"Candy Factory," for teachers of students in grades K-2. The presenter will be Elizabeth Brown, assistant professor in math and computer science at ISU.
ISU's new Mathematics Resource Library is a place where educators, parents and others can get products and resources to enhance the overall math learning experience for children of all ages. The library has more than 1,000 math resource materials available, and plans for many more in the near future.
For a complete listing of library resources, go to coe.indstate.edu/project_pre. For more information about the math library, to reserve materials or to attend one of these workshops, visit the library between the hours of 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or call (812) 237-8401.
Contact: Marylin Leinenbach, assistant professor of elementary education, department of elementary, early and special education, Indiana State University, (812) 237-2847 or firstname.lastname@example.org