June 14 and June 15 2000 Workshop at Westmont High School:

Mathematics Curriculum Modules, Technology, and The Illinois Learning Standards

**Presenter: **James P. Dildine – Office for Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education at UIUC

Goals:

- Participants will explore Technology Intensive Curriculum Modules with a focus on aligning curriculum with the Illinois Learning Standards (Math) and ISAT Sample Items
- Technology Intensive Modules will be Internet-based with additional technology embedded within (i.e. Spreadsheets, Graphing Technology, Dynamic Geometry Software, Java Applets, Multimedia, and Additional Software).

AGENDA

12:00 – 12:30 INTRODUCTIONS AND DISTRIBUTION OF MATERIALS

- IL LEARNING STANDARDS
- ISAT SAMPLE ITEMS

12:30 – 1:00 REVISIT KEN TRAVERS EXIT SURVEY (key points)

- More Algebra and Geometry for
__All__Students - Recommend coordinated courses such as those using Passports Curriculum
- Statistics across the programs (Note that can be addressed in Algebra)
- Minimize Enrollment in "General" Math Courses
- Technology component throughout - More students encounter richer/more concepts

1:00 – 2:00 PREVIOUS ALIGNMENT ATTEMPTS __PASSPORTS__ ALIGNMENT

**2:00 – 3:00 **VISIT MSTE WEBSITE AND RESOURCES

JAVASKETCHPAD AND GEOMETER’S SKETCHPAD EXAMPLES

- Function ToolKit

JAVA EXAMPLES

- Buffon Needle Simulation
- Moving Man Simulation

GRAPHING EXAMPLES

- Function ToolKit
- Comparing the graphs: X 2(X) X^2 2^X

3:00 – 4:00 WORKSHOP TIME