Short Course Program
for Mathematics Teachers

Nassau Community College


This hands-on short course is open to all mathematics and science teachers. It will stress the relationship of precalculus and calculus to non-science disciplines, real world applications, modeling, problem solving strategies, uses and misuses of hand-held technology, and assessment.

All topics will be taught in conjunction with a reform curriculum that has for its central theme functions as models of change. The Rule of Four will be stressed throughout. The participants will also get instruction in the use of web browsers, search engines, and sites of interest for mathematics teachers.

Contact Phil Cheifetz at www.matcmp.sunynassau.edu/~cheifp