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On the Web Located at www.mste.uiuc.edu, the MSTE website offers a variety of educa- Office for Mathematics, Science, tional content to stimulate mathematical and Technology Education and scientific thinking, including middle to high school level math lessons using Contact Us web-based applets, spreadsheets, Integrated learning dynamic geometry, and the object- in mathematics, oriented programming language Squeak. science, and These resources are free, open to the technology public, and allow students of all ages to experiment with the mathematics, Address 505 E Green Street technologies, and scientific concepts Suite 102, MC 439 that increasingly shape our lives. Champaign, IL 61820 Phone 217.244.7486 Fax 217.333.2605 Email email@example.com Website www.mste.uiuc.edu Brochure produced by MSTE — 10.14.2007 A Division of the College of Education University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign AIMS is a At MSTE, we are committed to Projects & Partnerships professional enhancing the quality of mathematics development and science education, and to improving project for the performance of all students in these mathematics areas. To accomplish this, we work and science directly with administrators, teachers, The goal of teachers. Its parents, and students. Our integrated SqueakCMI goals are to approach – teaching mathematical is to help improve the and scientific concepts in technology teachers expertise and -intensive environments – helps and teaching skills of students develop the essential skills students of mathematics and for an age increasingly focused on all ages to science teachers, the use and development of learn to use to promote mathematics, science, and Squeak, and understanding technology. to ignite and application of the latest research enthusiasm relevant to mathematics and science for expressing education, and to thereby have a positive ideas using impact on student achievement in the language mathematics and science. About MSTE of the computer. Ideas forming or formed: of fact, of fiction, of curiosity about the unknown, and the knowable. MSTE collaborates with the ―The Power of Information Wind‖ is a Trust joint effort of Institute MSTE, the (ITI) to University of create Illinois classroom- College of ready Engineering, resources the 4H Youth designed for Development middle and high Program, and school students. University of These lessons Among our many services, we offer illustrate important concepts in the science Illinois evaluation of mathematics and Extension. and mathematics of electricity, energy science programs, consultation on Students are introduced to engineering and conservation, and the power grid. Lessons how to improve curricula, workshops design concepts while learning about wind are available at http://tcip.mste.uiuc.edu. and classes for the professional and its uses for producing energy and doing development of K-12 teachers, a host of work. The curriculum is aligned to National web-based resources, and a wealth of Standards in Mathematics and Science, and support and resources for educators, stresses learning by doing — testing, parents, and students. To find out more reflecting, and revising — to develop the about MSTE please feel free to contact critical and creative skills designed to last a us. lifetime.