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2006 series of One-day TSM
Conferences for Teachers

TSM: Technology for Secondary/College MATHEMATICS

GEOMETRY WORKSHOP
Thursday 16th November 2006
10:00am - 4:15pm

The day before

ECIS November 2006, NICE

Following the last three years' acclaimed workshops
in Hamburg, Berlin and The Hague
TSM returns for another hands-on day, timed to be convenient to teachers planning to attend the
2006 ECIS Conference in Nice

led by a distinguished team of international trainers.
The theme this time will be

"Using Dynamic Software
to teach GEOMETRY"


focussing in particular on:
Autograph 3 (2D and 3D)
Geometer's Sketchpad
4 and Cabri 3D


FULLY BOOKED

Map and Application Form


To be held by kind permission of the Director
at the beautiful Cote d'Azure campus of
International School of Nice, France


15, Avenue Claude Debussy, 06200 Nice
Tel : +33 (0)4 93 21 04 00 Fax : 21 84 90

Autograph 3 (2D and 3D)



Geometer's Sketchpad 4

Cabri 3D

"Using Dynamic Software
to teach GEOMETRY"


Thursday 16th November 2006


08:45 Bus departs Nice Acropolis

09:30 Registration and COFFEE

10:00 Welcome from Dorothy Foster, Director
Introductory ideas from the Workshop leaders.


WORKSHOPS at 10:15 [1½ hrs]
(refreshments available 11:00)
Optional swap-over at 12noon
[¾ hr]

W1
[PC Lab] AUTOGRAPH 3
for Coordinate Geometry in 2D and 3D:
Vectors, lines, planes, closest distance

- led by DOUGLAS BUTLER
Oundle School, Peterborough
        
W2 [Classroom] GEOMETER'S SKETCHPAD 4
for effective teaching of the principles of
Euclidean Geometry
- led by SCOTT GENZER
American International School Lusaka, Zambia


12:45 Lunch
Computer lab available for further practice

13:45 Plenary / discussion

 

WORKSHOPS at 14:00 [1½ hrs]
(refreshments available 15:30)
Optional swap-over at 15:45 [½ hr]

W3
[Classroom]  CABRI 3D
for developing spatial awareness through
3D constructions.
- led by JEAN-JACQUES DAHAN
Toulouse, France

W4 [PC Lab]  EXPLORATORY WORKSHOP
Autograph 3, GSP 4, Cabri 2, Cabri 3D,
and
Java Applets for Geometry on TSM Resources.

- led by Douglas Butler + Scott Genzer


16:15 Depart

LAPTOPS: We have one computer lab and one classroom available for this workshop. Delegates are therefore encouraged to bring a laptop.

This is NOT a requirement as we should get enough to share, etc.

(European) power sockets will be provided, also demo versions of all the software in use (note: Autograph 3 is Windows only).

For this workshop, TSM is extremely fortunate to be able to offer delegates the use of the outstanding computer facilities at International School of Nice, France, by kind permission of Dorothy Foster, Director

DELEGATE FEE only 200 Euro/ 135 UKP including documentation, refreshments and lunch.
2nd and subsequent delegates (same institution): 180 Euro/ 120 UKP.

You are encouraged to bring your own PC or MAC LAPTOP
- All delegates will receive a complimentary personal copy of the latest version of 'Autograph 3 '
- and the highly prasied TSM Resources CD: over 300Mb of files and tutorials in mathematical ICT.

This workshop is being arranged independently from the main ECIS November Conference at the Nice Acropolis which commences on Friday 17th Nov. If participants also wish to attend the regular conference, they must register separately with the ECIS Secretariat.

HOTEL and BUS PICK-UP:
It is recommended that TSM Delegates extend their ECIS hotel booking back one night.
There will be a bus pick-up from the Nice Acropolis at 08:45
The bus will be marked "INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL NICE". There will be a return bus afterwards.

ANNOUNCEMENT and APPLICATION FORM ------------- click here

Oundle School

Apply in good time - places must be limited by the hands-on capacity

Further information and application forms available from:
DOUGLAS BUTLER, Director
iCT TRAINING CENTRE (Oundle School)
PO Box 46, Oundle, Peterborough PE8 4JX, UK

Tel: +44 (0)1832-273444 Fax: +44 (0)1832-273529
Email: circleline at argonet.co.uk (replace ' at ' with '@' - anti-spam)



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Last updated: 25th October 2006