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2010 Number Sense/Algebra/Geometry Institute


  • Funded by IHL “No Child Left Behind” program and directed by Dr. Leslie Horton, Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Mathematics Education at Delta State University assisted by LEA partner Krystaline Sample-Young and Laura Little, teachers in the Mississippi Delta
  • 20 participants 
  • Teachers of grades 4-12 from 10 different schools in the Delta: Carroll County, Carver Middle School, Clarksdale High School, Drew High School, E. M. Boyd Elementary, Greenville High School, Hayes Cooper, I.T. Montgomery Elementary, John F. Kennedy Memorial High School, Kirkpatrick Elementary, Presbyterian Day School, Robinsonville Elementary, Solomon Middle School, West Bolivar High School, and West Tallahatchie 
  • Two follow-up sessions during the 2010-2011 school year: October and February 
  • Special materials: Navigating Through Algebra, Navigating Through Geometry, Navigating Through Data Analysis, and Navigating Through Probability (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2001-2006) 
  • Activities with technology: TI-73 calculator, digital camera, video camera, video editing, web lesson preparation, and mathematics features of MS Word 
  • Dr. Clifton Wingard (Professor, Mathematics Department), served as web master for the institute web pages 
  • Each teacher received a daily stipend, teaching materials, and 6 hours of graduate credit or 10 CEUs


  • Each teacher made a presentation based on topics from the Mississippi Framework: Patterns, Geometric Relationships, Spatial Reasoning, Introduction to Measurement, Perimeter and Area, Volume and Surface Area, Pascal’s Triangle and Probability 






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Page last modified on July 2, 2010 | Maintained by: Dr. Clifton Wingard