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For our project workshop, Scott Berry (Statistical Consultant and Author of Column of "Statistics and Sports" in Chance), gave a talk, which resulted in this paper Statistical Fallacies in Sports. (May 13, 2006) The attached
file is a pdf of his paper.
This PowerPoint presentation by Dean Oliver (Statistical Consultant to the Seattle Supersonics), entitled Mathematics and Basketball, provided a broad overview of the use of statistics in making decisions on a basketball court. (May 13, 2006) The attached
file is the PowerPoint slides accompanying his presentation.

This PowerPoint presentation by Dean Oliver (Statistical Consultant to the Seattle Supersonics), entitled Examples of Math Projects in Basketball, provided examples of the use of statistics in a basketball environment. (May 13, 2006) The attached
file is the PowerPoint slides accompanying his presentation.

This PowerPoint presentation by Johnny Lott (former
NCTM President, Missoula, MT), entitled 40 Years of Teaching? What Has Happened? Where Are We Going?, provides
a broad overview of the recent history of math education and how we as math teachers have ended up with
our current challenges and opportunities. (January 2006)
The attached
file is the PowerPoint slides accompanying his presentation.

This Powerpoint presentation by Johnny Lott (former
NCTM President, Missoula, MT), entitled Every Math Teacher Is (or Should Be) a MiniPAC!, provided examples
of how math teachers can (should!) become more proactive politically in trying to improve situations relative
to math education. (January 2006)
The attached
file is the PowerPoint slides accompanying his presentation.

This PowerPoint presentation by Cathy Barkley (Grand Junction, CO), entitled Exploring Strategies to Close the Achievement Gap: Native American Students and Learning Mathematics, focused on opportunities for using geometry to enrich the mathematical learning of Native American students. (October 29, 2005) The attached
file is the PowerPoint slides accompanying her presentation.
This PowerPoint presentation by David Snow (Billings, MT), entitled Teaching Mathematics Without a Net: Practice Beyond the Research, focused on teaching mathematics to atrisk students. (September 24, 2005) The attached
file is the PowerPoint slides accompanying his presentation.

This Working Paper by David Gruenewald (WSU, Pullman, WA), entitled Resistance, Reinhabitation, and Regime Change, focused on creating discussion as part of Vena Long's (UT, Knoxville, TN) project workshop. (July 2005) The attached
file is a pdf of his paper.
This Working Paper by Arthur Costa/Ben Kallick, entitled Describing 16 Habits of Mind, focused participants' discussions within a mathematics teaching context, all as part of Vena Long's (UT, Knoxville, TN) project workshop. (July 2005) The attached
file is a pdf of his paper.

At
our TeacherLeader Conference (January 2005), Beverly Neitzel,
OSPI's Mathematics Assessment Specialist, gave the presentation Math
Assessments in Washington: Where are We? The attached
file is the PowerPoint slides accompanying her presentation.

At our first summer workshop (July 2004), mathematics teachers learned about the construction and use of math trails, experienced a math trail set up at the Bellingham Ferry terminal, and then worked in teams to generate questions for developing a new math trail at a local middle school. The attached file contains an unedited collection of those questions (In Word).

As
part of a presentation (summer 2005), Greta Kocol created a GSP
sketch that gives a visual representation of the sum of the squares
of the residuals. Also, if you scroll down to the xaxis you can
see the associated residual plot.
The attached
file is
a GSP sketch that requires that you have access to the software
Geometers Sketchpad.

Gene Potter "gems" of information about Pi and its special PIDay: "Pi Day Information". The attached file is the link to that document.
