Summer 2007 Schedule

Monday, June 4 (revised - Option A) 8:30 - 8:45 - Introduction 8:45-10:00 - Plimpton 322 - CARMEN (8:45 - 10:10) Big Idea: The experts are not always right and interpretation has been made and declared as "facts". Need: Copies of task, PPT, copies of article; calculators 10:00 - 10:15 Break (10:10 - 10:25) 10:15 - 11:15 - False Position - JIM (10:25 - 11:15) 11:15 - 12:00 - Gauss article - BILL (11:15 - 11:50) 12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch 1:00 - 1:30 Why Question Activity 1:30 - 2:30 - Introduction Expectations -Journal: Based on your experiences this morning, how has your view of the history of mathematics changed? Survey TCI 2:30 - 2:45 Break 2:45 - 3:45 - What is written over the door of Plato's Academy? (2:45-3:35) 3:45 - Reflection (3:35 - 3:45)

Tuesday, June 5

8:30 - 8:45 - Forms and signatures

8:45 - 9:30 - Ishango Bone - CARMEN

9:30-10:15 - Taking what you do and putting it in the classroom - Jim

10:15-10:30 - Break

10:30-12:00 - The Bad - less than stellar websites - BILL

12:00-1:00 - Lunch

1:00 - 1:45 - Why question assignments - Paper and poster

1:45 - 2:00 - Break

2:00 - 3:00 - The Good - St. Andrew's and Others - BILL

3:00 - 4:00 - Roundtable by facilitators; Hand out assignment

DESCARTES - JIM;
EULER - BILL;
AGNESI - CARMEN

Wednesday, June 6

8:30 - 10:15 - Egyptian Geometry -JIM

10:15 - 10:30 - Break

10:30 - 11:15 - What is mathematics? (Philosophy I)

11:15 - 12:00 - Work on Why questions

12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch

1:00 - 2:00 - Circle Squarers I - BILL

2:00 - 2:45 - Debrief the Book

2:45 - 3:00 - Break

3:00 - 3:45 - Paper - introduce and work - JIM

3:45 - Exit Reflection

Other events: Post the "Why" summary list with signup blanks.

Thursday, June 7

8:30 - 8:45 - Present Why question - JIM
-Collect the abstract from the participants

8:45 - 9:45 - Pi - More than just a dessert

9:45 - 10:00 - Break

10:00 - 11:00 - Quadratic Formula - JIM

11:00 - 12:00 - Work on Historical Connection

12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch

1:00 - 1:45 - Probability Activity - Carmen

1:45 - 2:00 - Break

2:00 - 3:00 -Circle Squarers - Bill

3:00 - 3:45 - Work on Historical Connection

Friday, June 8

8:30 - 9:30 - Cubic formula - JIM

9:30 - 10:40 - Probability Activity Continued - CARMEN

10:40 - 10:50 - Break

10:50 - 12:00 - Work on Historical Connection

12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch

1:00 - 1:15 Journal

1:15 - 1:45 - Language of Mathematics - Joint

1:45 - 2:45 - Broken Eggs

2:45 - 3:00 - Break

3:00 - 3:30 - Work on Historical Connection

Monday, June 11

8:30 - 10:00 - The Unfinished Game ends with 30-50 - apportionment - JIM

10:00 - 10:15 - Break

10:15 - 12:00 - Middle School Curriculum Part I - CARMEN and JIM

12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch

1:00 - 2:00 - Work on Historical Connection

2:00 - 2:15 - Break

2:15 - 3:00 - How do we know what we know? - Case Studies
Origin of "sine" - Bill
Four color theorem - Bill
Is the text reliable - Carmen

3:00 - 3:45 - Work on Historical Connection

Tuesday, June 12

8:30 - 9:30 - Roundtable I

9:30 - 10:30 Work on Historical Connections

10:30 - 10:45 - Break

10:45 - 11:45 -Philosophy II - Notation and its impact - Bill

11:45 - 12:45 - Lunch

12:45 - 1:00 - Journal Entry

1:00 - 2:00 - The development of numbers - CARMEN

2:00 - 2:15 - Break

2:15 - 3:45 - Work on Historical Connection

Wednesday, June 13

8:30 - 10:00 - Work on Historical Connection - CRUNCH TIME

10:00 - 10:15 - Break

10:15 - 11:45 - Roundtable II

11:45 - 12:45 - Lunch

12:45 - 2:15 - Middle School Curriculum II - report on work - JIM

2:15 - 2:30 - Break

2:30 - 3:30 - Oral why reports - Session I Questions 1 - 75. Each report is limited to 5 min on the timer and 2 min of "Where-To-Do-This-In- Class" whole group discussion

Thursday, June 14

8:30 - 9:45 - Roundtable III

9:45 - 10:00 - Break

10:00 - 11:00 - Oral why reports Session II- Problems 75 - 190 Each report is limited to 5 min on the timer and 2 min of "Where-To-Do-This-In- Class" whole group discussion

11:00 - 12:00 Chaos Demonstration: 20th Century Math - JIM

12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch

1:00 - 2:15 - Roundtable IV

2:15 - 2:30 - Break

2:30 - 3:00 - Oral why reports Session III

3:00 - 3:45 - Work in curriculum groups

Friday, June 15

8:30 - 9:45 - Roundtable V

9:45 - 10:00 - Break

10:00 - 11:00 - Blitzkrieg Why List Activity

11:00 - 12:15 -Second Why question - Poster session, Part I

12:15 - 1:15 - Lunch

1:15 - 2:30 - Poster Session II

2:30 - 3:30 - Wrap up (post test)