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      Welcome to the 30th Anja S. Greer Conference on Mathematics, Science and Technology being held June 22 - June 27, 2014 at Phillips Exeter Academy. If this is your first time to the conference, use our interactive map to get to know the campus. Registration is held at the Phelps Academy Center and classes are primarily in the Phelps Science Center or the Academy Center.  You can find your dorm by using the buiding filters.  Your conference "Welcome Letter" includes your dorm assignment.  Please note on the map, the dorms are listed as male or female.  The gender assignment of the dorms may change the week of the conference based on our needs.  
     Using the schedule below, you can build your individual schedule by clicking on the "star" of the sessions you will attend.  For your (2) weeklong courses, please refer to your "Welcome Letter" for courses listed by period.  
     Our Conference within a Conference (CWIC) sessions are included in this schedule.  During your free time, you can attend as many CWIC sessions as you’d like. You do not have to pre-register for CWIC sessions, these are open to all to attend.  Just "star" the sessions you are interested in attending. Your individual schedule will be created.  You can print it or push it to a mobile device.

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Wednesday, June 25 • 11:30am - 12:15pm
Students Teaching Parents

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In my algebra and precalculus classes I help students learn to apply the mathematics they study and learn to use technology appropriately. Since parents often purchase calculators, or iPads, or laptops to help their students with schoolwork, I like to give the parents the opportunity to see one example of how the students use technology in math. To accomplish this, I assign a "parent project" in which the student teaches one of his or her parents (or another adult relative if that is more appropriate) one of the applied projects we have done during the course. In this session, I will describe the components of the parent project, suggest some problems that students have used with their parents in the past, and share student and parent reactions to the activity.

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Wednesday June 25, 2014 11:30am - 12:15pm
Forum 3rd Floor Academy Center

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