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Mathematics Matters Every Day - M2 ED

Bringing Mathematics into our World

A partnership between

Florida International University

Miami Dade College

University of Miami

NASA SEMAA

M-DCPS

SECME Inc.

Presented at the SECME Inc. 31st Annual Summer Institute by Shawn Beightol, M-DCPS Instructor

Mathematics Matters Every Day - M2 ED

Bringing Mathematics into our World

Main URL: mathscience.dadeschools.net/m2ed/index.htm

STEM Module URL:

shawnbeightol.com/EngineeringModule/EngineeringUNITwithFrames.htm

- “Non-content” certified elementary and secondary school mathematics teachers
- Mathematics, science and technology (STEM) teachers desiring to be professionally developed.
- STEM teachers interested in National Board Certification.

- Access to best practices for teaching STEM
- Access to Professional Development for STEM
- Access to lesson plans and classroom activities based on research

- How people learn
- How to teach mathematics
- How to integrate reading into the process

- Phase I – Partnerships formed and staff focused to develop the infrastructure of the portal – video, voice, data channels.
- Phase II – Collecting and Organizing researched modules and resources for evaluation and eventual selection for use.
- Phase III – Enhancement, Development, and Evaluation.

- The “Heavy” Document – Research/Rationale (click here)
- The MathMatters Every Day (M2ED)Web page (click here)
- CEC Modules – Continuing Education (click here)
- LOYO Modules – Learn On your Own Best Practices (click here)
- LIM Modules – Literacy in Mathematics – Assistance for identifying literacy strengthening aspects of texts (click here)
- The STEM Modules (click here)

Left Frame – the Index

- Return to M2ED
- Return to STEM Modules
- The Conscious Problem Solver – Dartmouth
- M-DCPS Developed Modules
- National and Local STEM Resources
- Form for Collaboration Submission
- Experimental Problem Solver Diagnostic

- Explore Dartmouths Problem Solving Process
- The elements
- The practice – Design a pencil
- Define the Problem – What is a pencil?
- Redefined/Solutions:
- body and lead
- and shape and length

- What are the constraints?
- New Problems – What is the body? What is Lead? What is the Shape? What is the length?
- Etc…

Review and Prepare Presentation on each:

- Bottle Rockets
- Bridge
- Free Design
- Mousetrap Car
- Rubber Band Car
- Sand Structure

- Raising awareness of degrees of sophistication
- Teachers first!
- Try it
- Collaborate on it