NWMI Investigations Math Minicourses
Link to printable Application Form.
Click on a course title for an individual course description, or click here for the course description page.
|Session A: (August 14 - 15)||Session B: (August 16 - 17)|
|Archimedean Activities: Tessellations and Polyhedra Instructors: Will Webber, Ronda Webber|| Origametry - Geometric
Instructors: Will Webber, Ronda Webber
|In the Footsteps of Escher: 3-D Puzzles that Tessellate Space Instructors: Joyce Frost, Karen Hall||Hands-on Spherical Geometry Instructors: Philip Mallinson, Carol Hattan|
The minicourses will be taught on the University of Washington campus in Seattle. Each session offers a choice between two concurrent courses.
These Investigations Minicourses are offered during the week of the NWMI Summer Geometry Institute. Each minicourse lasts for two days, going deeply into a single subject. The first day includes an evening program shared among the teachers in all the NWMI programs.
High School and Middle School Teachers who teach geometry classes or who wish to include geometry in any class.
Like all NWMI programs, the minicourses blend practical hands-on activity with reflection about math content. You will feel confident to use this math in your classroom. Each course is taught by a team of a college teacher and a high school teacher. The courses are in alignment with the NCTM Standards and the Washington Essential Learnings. Lodging on campus is included. You are encouraged to stay on campus a night and think math instead of traffic!
Day 1. 8/14: 9:30-5 & 7-9 Day 2. 8/115 : 8:30-4.
Day 1. 8/16: 9:30-5 & 7-9 Day 2. 8/17: 8:30-4.
Link to printable Application Form.Link to NWMI Home Page.