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Welcome to the 29th Anja S. Greer Conference on Mathematics, Science and Technology being held June 23 - June 28, 2013 at Phillips Exeter Academy.  If this is your first time to the campus, get to know the campus by visiting our interactive map. You can find your dorm by using the buiding filters.  (Your conference welcome letter let you know what dorm you have been assigned.)

Using the daily schedule below, you can select your course period, featured speakers and meals that you will be attending by clicking on the "star".  Each Conference within a Conference (CWIC) session is listed. You can attend as many CWIC sessions as time allows. Just check the sessions you are interested in attending. Your individual schedule will be created.  You can print it or push it to a mobile device.

We look forward to meeting you this upcoming weekend.
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Thursday, June 27 • 10:30am - 11:15am
An Alternative to Precalculus

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What to do with students who struggle in Algebra II? In this CwiC session Nils will share highlights of a year-long course he has written, designed specifically to meet the needs of these students. This course focuses on rich applications to explore the follow topics: transformations of functions, trigonometry, sequences, exponential and logarithmic functions, probability and simulation, and statistics. The course includes problem sets and solutions, PowerPoints and Excel files, data files in Fathom format, and instructional movies. The course is being used by a number of schools, is on-line, and free (http://www.ahbel.com/alternative-to-precalculus/).

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Nils Ahbel

Deefield Academy
Nils studied Mechanical Engineering and then earned his MBA from the University of Chicago in 1984, with a concentration in Microeconomics. Following graduate school he worked in Germany as a project engineer for five years and then, searching for his passion he returned to the US to give prep school life a try. Already in his second year of teaching he was chosen to be an author for the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project, working... Read More →

Thursday June 27, 2013 10:30am - 11:15am
Grainger Hall Phelps Science Center

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