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RAY KLEIN is an outstanding mathematics teacher and a dynamic presenter. He brings to this seminar a wealth of experience in using state-of-the-art technology to teach his own mathematics classes in grades 6-12. Ray is the recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching Mathematics and he is a frequent presenter at local, state, regional, and national mathematics conferences. Ray is the author of several articles on how to implement technology in the teaching of mathematics and he recently co-authored a mathematics textbook for the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project (UCSMP) series scheduled for release in the 2008-2009 school year. In addition, he is the author of ENHANCING ALGEBRA INSTRUCTION Through Using Graphing Calculators Both With and Without Computer Algebra Systems (CAS) (Grades 6-12), the resource handbook each participant will receive at the seminar. Ray is known for the enthusiasm and high level of energy he brings to his presentations. His seminars are well-organized, lively and filled with practical ideas and activities you can implement immediately as you teach algebra and algebra-related topics.

What Your Colleagues Say About Ray Klein

“Ray knows the calculator, the classroom and the curricula. What’s more, he is energetic, down-to-earth and easy to learn from. I can’t wait to get started using his ideas in my classroom.” – Wendy Sanders, High School Math Teacher

“This seminar really opened my eyes. Calculators will definitely be an integral part of my classroom from this point on!” – Naeemah Seward, Algebra Teacher

“I enjoyed the hands-on approach of this seminar and having the opportunity to use both kinds of the TI-Nspire.” – Nicole DiBonaventura, Middle School Math Teacher

“What a dynamic presentation! I can apply these teaching strategies to all of my classes right now!” – Glenn Olson, High School Math Teacher

“Excellent! I learned a great deal about the TI-Nspire calculators. I can’t wait to use them in my classroom!” – Danielle Coulombe, High School Math Teacher

“This seminar has really helped me to think about how to present math differently to students using this technology. Ray is highly effective in presenting various examples.” – Michaela Bianci, High School Math Teacher

“Ray really knows what he’s talking about. I appreciate all the great ideas I can use with my students.”  – Leticia Corral, Math Teacher

“I always thought it would be too hard for my students with special needs to use the graphing calculator, but I now see it as another wonderful teaching tool. Thanks!” – Sally Stricker, High School Special Education Algebra Teacher

“This seminar changed the way I will approach teaching mathematics!” – Brian Frederick, Math Teacher

“This seminar gave me several ideas for using the TI-Nspire to introduce new math topics and for helping students make connections between mathematical concepts.” – Bethany Trinka, High School Math Teacher

An excellent seminar! Thank you! I learned too many things to list!” – Rachel Orr-Depner, High School Math Teacher

“This is a great introduction to the TI-Nspire calculators. Thanks for a very worthwhile day!” – Michael Sieg, High School Math Teacher