MATH ACROSS the CURRICULUM MATH ACROSS the CURRICULUM
MAC • What? • Who? • Where? • How? • Why?
Mary Mogan-Vallonxt 3945 Bedford Campus MOD Squad Linda Dart-Kathiosxt 3193 Lowell campus
What is MOD? • A group of math teachers on call who: • Can give mini-math lessons as they fit into your lesson • Can complete the math lesson in one visit • Can make connections for you and your students
Why do this? • Help Non-math faculty who have requested assistance with math portions of lessons. • Help students make connections across disciplines. • Model professional collaboration for our students.
Math, Children’s Literature and Other Wild ThingsMAC 2008Summer Institute • Carol Henry – MAT 130, Elements of Mathematics I • Ellen Nichols – ENG 113, Classics of Children’s Literature Henry/Nichols MAC Wild Thing Project 2008
Accident Reconstruction Math & Criminal Justice Michael Williamson Vanessa Dixon
Hands-on • Directly applicable to their career goals. • Students see connections • Provides Motivation
Other projects: • Functions and Computer Science • Lowell Mill Girls-Math and Reading • Dimensional Analysis-Math and Science • Teaching Pascal’s Triangle to Pre-Service Teachers • Words and Numbers-Math and Reading and Writing • Intermediate Algebra and Biology Learning Community • Energy Drinks- Prob and Stats and A&P
Contact Information: For the workshop: MAC@middlesex.mass.edu For projects: • Math and Psychology: firstname.lastname@example.org • Math and Literature: email@example.com • Math and Criminal Justice: firstname.lastname@example.org • Math and Explorations in Science: email@example.com • Math and Computer Science: firstname.lastname@example.org