First Things First

Please introduce yourself to the rest of us in the guestbook below.

LinkSign Guestbook

LinkView Guestbook

Most of you will have already downloaded the workshop kit, but here’s a link in case you didn’t:

linkWorkshop Kit

Throughout the day, I’ll be maintaining a running page of notes here:

LinkRunning Notes

Ticket to Ride

The Ticket Roll

LinkAct One

Three-Act Math

Three-Act Math — Rubric

Deconstruct the experience. What are the three acts of this story? What were the teacher moves? How is it different than the same kind of problem in a textbook?

LinkThree-Act Math

FileThe Ticket Roll Textbook

Textbook Makeover

Textbook Makeover

Where is the hook in each of these problems? What kind of image would provoke a student to wonder that hook on her own?

linkAlgebra

linkGeometry

linkPrecalculus

linkCalculus

Finish the Story

Cd Problem

Each of these problems is an incomplete story. Each is missing its first, second, or third act. Can you complete them?

fileDental Floss

fileCDs

fileBurning Man

fileAmazon

fileApplebees

fileSuper Bear

fileJim’s Demerits

Interesting to Challenging

The Price of Ink

How do you turn something interesting into something challenging?

FileEdmonton Water Consumption

FileTasty / Easy

FileThe Slow Runner

fileBrita

fileBucky the Badger

FileThe USA As One Big Neighborhood

FileThe Price of Ink

fileSt. Matthew Island

Perplexing Photos & Videos

linkResponse Form

linkResults

Labwork

Print Job

Turn these multimedia problem packages into challenging investigations for your colleagues using the three-act structure we developed earlier today.

filePrint Job

filePyramid of Pennies

fileSugar Packets

fileWater Tank

Technique

Technique

linkWeb Browser

linkGoogle Docs

linkDelicious

linkGoogle Forms

linkHandbrake

linkGoogle Maps

linkCameraphone

linkYouTube

linkGoogle Reader

linkGeogebra

Last Things Last

Hi everybody, thanks again for such a provocative workshop. Here are a few links and resources people requested throughout the day.

FileThe TodaysMeet Transcript

FileThe Twitter Transcript

FileThree Solutions to the Ticket Roll Problem

linkEverybody Flushes At Once, Super Bowl Edition

linkMath Basketball

linkWill It Hit The Hoop?

linkQ&A