Amarillo, TX
July 2526
BOOTH

MOEMS Booth 

PERSONNEL

Nicholas J. Restivo  Dorothy Hess  
DAY/DATE

Tues. Wed.  July 2526 
SPEAKER

Nicholas Restivo 

GRADES/PLACE

510  CC329  
DAY/DATE/TIME

Tues  July 25  1:15  3:30 pm 
TITLE

CHANGE a Greeting Card Into a Box: Teach and Learn Geometry  
DESCRIPTION

Transform greeting cards into boxes; understand the relationships among perimeter, area, and volume. Give students an indepth understanding of geometry terms: quadrilateral families, volume, surface area, ratio, and proportion. 
SPEAKER

Nicholas Restivo 

GRADES/PLACE

3  5  CC329  
DAY/DATE/TIME

Wed.  July 26  9:15  10:15 am 
TITLE

CHANGE Your Thinking About Problem Solving  
DESCRIPTION

Generate excitement for and interest in mathematical problem solving among your students. Energize and enrich your curriculum by encouraging your students to take risks in problem solving while reminding them that a REAL problem is not the same thing as a practice exercise. Utilize the methods and the types of questions discussed in this session to reduce the need for teachers and students to "cram" for any state assessment. 
SPEAKER

Nicholas Restivo 

GRADES/PLACE

6  8  CC329  
DAY/DATE/TIME

Wed.  July 26  10:30  11:30 am 
TITLE

CHANGE Your Thinking About Problem Solving  
DESCRIPTION

Generate excitement for and interest in mathematical problem solving among your students. Energize and enrich your curriculum by encouraging your students to take risks in problem solving while reminding them that a REAL problem is not the same thing as a practice exercise. Utilize the methods and the types of questions discussed in this session to reduce the need for teachers and students to "cram" for any state assessment. 
As an excellent source for many additional problems we highly recommend the following books:
For a text to teach math problem solving techniques, we recommend the classic: 