**Tutor Training Fall 2015 - introductory "lesson" (plan) for general session half hour meeting - created for fall 2015 - problems for session - tutor handout - **

**Tutor Training Meeting 5 Fall 2015 Combo Lesson: Handout and Page to Project**

**Division Meeting Informational Tutoring Handout - this one is for fall 2015 - use as template for future semesters.**

**Math and Pizza Word Problem Introductory Session **

**Ten Pages of Pi (about 3500 digits - large print for activities and competitions)**

**Newest no cell phone, no laptop, bags on floor sign**

**Nets of Cubes Activity - **great website put out by NCTM - determine if a net can be folded into a cube - then check your answer by seeing an animation of the folding!

**Arthur Benjamin's Pi Song - lyrics and chords - video**

**Set Theory Worksheet **This link contains and extensive worksheet regarding Venn Diagrams, set operators, and very complete list of symbols. It also includes information about order of operations for set operators

**Graph Theory Page **(with lots of examples, including the monkey palm tree one.)

**Math 101 Mathematician Presentation** - John von Neumann by Chris Dysart

**Base Conversions (including fractions)** - This is a site that will convert back and forth between any base 2 to 36 and base 10. It includes conversion of fractions as well as whole numbers.

**Point Nine Repeating (blog)** - This is a site that will convert back and forth between any base 2 to 36 and base 10. It includes conversion of fractions as well as whole numbers.

**Another Point Nine Repeating Blog Post** - that, with total serendipity, appeared on my computer without my seeking it?! A ghost in the machine?

**WHY DO I HAVE TO TAKE ALGEBRA?! (from Purple Math)**

**PREVIOUS SEMESTER FACULTY : http://www.mjc.edu/instruction/schedulearchive.php**

**Lehrer Song on Subtraction** - Apparently the Brownell Method was considered New Math in 1965; now it's standard and people cling to it and call Common Core ridiculous!

**Japanese Line Multiplication** - I'm intrigued by the title. When people find something on their own that seems to them to be a "trick," they are excited and say it is easier, but when something is proposed through the school system (i.e. Common Core) they say it is confusing, hard and evil. (Video linked to me by Amy 6.4.14)

**Divisibility:**

**Games:**

**Lists of Problems:**

Euler Project (computer science focus)

My Teacher's Manual for the Mathematical Problem Solving Seminar

Alphametics (Cryptarithms) - massive collection with solutions~

MATHPUZZLE.COM Often referenced by Will Shortz on NPR

**Problem Solving Seminar Sites of Other Profs and Schools:**

Louisana State University (Mahlburg)

Portugal link

Finland link

More Math Jewelry - golden ratio pendant

**Jeopardy:**

** 16th Century Mathematics/Mathematicians:**

Napier and the History of Calculation

Fibonacci Site that I need to check out before posting

Handbook for Problem Solving Seminar (completed draft for 2014-2015)

Working Platform (for shared documents)

Advertising Video for Problem Solving Seminar (http://youtu.be/2RCKZb5FkOs)

**SABBATICAL (Spring 2016)**

**David - see bottom of page for up-to-date documents!!!**

**Specific Planned Events - **locations, times, titles, maps, etc.

**Event Sites to Keep an Eye On:**

**Edinburgh - **http://www.maths.ed.ac.uk/events

**Lincoln - **https://lincolnmathsphys.wordpress.com/

**Cambridge** - https://www.srcf.ucam.org/tms/ (The Trinity Mathematical Society)

**London** (and elsewhere) - http://www.lms.ac.uk/content/calendar (British Royal Society)

**Worldwide Pipe Organ Recitals Calendar**: http://organfocus.com/

**Detailed Travel Information** - maps and directions

**Sabbatical Maps (using Google "My Maps")**

Edinburgh (unfinished)

Lincolnshire

Cambridge

Oxford

London

Paris

Heidelberg

Gottingen (Here is Prof. Laurent Bartholdi's Gottingen map.)

Halle

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Blogging helps:

Cambridge Suggestions by William Dunham (as shared with Marina)

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Detailed travel plans with links and some contacts

Very detailed list of places to visit (but no dates attached) - i.e. "itinerary-tightened" document

MISC:

Math 101 Presentation Page (post sab)

Math 101 Presentation Page (pre sab)

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