Energize Your Teaching with Tips from a Math Superstar at NMF Summer Institute

Oneonta, NY – June 11, 2013 – The Human Calculator, Scott Flansburg, will speak at the National Math Foundation Summer Institute on Wednesday, July 17 from 10-12pm. Flansburg uses his amazing mental math skills to encourage others to explore the fascinating nature of numbers.  Here he is discussing how average people can improve their mental math skills  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hesKQ_y1P7k.

The NMF Summer Institute will be offered July 14-19th, 2013 at Hartwick College in Oneonta, NY http://www.hartwick.edu/. It will be a fun week filled with hands-on and movement-based activities designed to improve physical fitness along with math knowledge.  Teachers will be given opportunities to share ideas and develop expertise in alternative teaching methods, especially movement-based learning, as well as practicing strategies with K-5 students at the Oneonta Family YMCA camp.

There is no cost other than meals and if eaten at Hartwick Dinning and lodging.  The application deadline has been extended and individuals are encouraged to apply, even without a team.  For more information about the program and to register, please click here http://designsthat.com/nationalmathfoundation/national-math-foundation-summer-institute/.

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