• Particular materials

    Mathematics handouts

    Several Word documents are available for easy use.  They include a large chart with the information on the three cell phone plans, activities for classroom use, and stations to be used simultaneously in one classroom.

    Chart for use with multiple items:

    ·        Chart with cell phone plans (Cell Phone Plans Chart.doc)

    Activities for classroom use:

    ·        A geometry activity: Tower Placement (Tower Placement Station.doc)

    ·        A 6th grade activity: Cell Phone Plans (CELL PHONE PLANS Station.doc)

    Stations for concurrent use in a middle-grades classroom or as the basis of classroom activities:

    ·        Geometry: Area Station (Area Station1.doc)

    ·        Algebra: Cell Plans Station (CELL PLANS Station_algebra.doc)

    ·        Pre-algebra: Cell Plans (CELLPLANS Station_prealg.doc)

    ·        Writing mathematics: Who’s Correct (Who's Correct Station.doc)

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    Technology guides

    None at the moment

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    Visual components

    A simple, older cell phone

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    The ‘bars’ on a cell phone – more bars mean better communication.

    A list of cell phone plans:

    Company

    Monthly Cost

    Anytime Minutes Included

    Night and Weekend Minutes

    Long Distance Charges

    Over Anytime Minute Charges

    Nextel

     

    $39.99

    500

    Unlimited

    $0.20 per minute

    $0.40 per minute

    Cingular

     

    $47.49

    500

    Unlimited

    Included

    $0.40 per minute

    Verizon

    $39.99

    500

    Unlimited

    $0.20 per minute

    $0.40 per minute

    *The above information appeared on the following websites: www.nextel.com, www.cingular.com, www.verizon.com.

     

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    Web “in-sites”

    http://www.doc.ic.ac.uk/~nd/surprise_96/journal/vol1/pr4/article1.html