Events

As part of our ongoing commitment to GeoGebra training and support, we are offering the following professional development opportunities for both pre-service and in-service teachers.

current events

august 16, 2016

Fourth Annual Southern Connecticut GeoGebra Conference

The GeoGebra Institute of Southern Connecticut is pleased to invite you to participate in its fourth annual conference. The conference will consist of several sessions with content suited to classroom teachers, university faculty, and others who may have an interest in GeoGebra. Topics will include algebra, geometry, statistics, probability, and calculus, and sessions will be geared to all levels, from introductory to expert. Our keynote speaker this year will be Dr. Doug Kuhlmann, former teacher at Philips Academy, Andover, MA.

Registration

Registration is open and available at TouchNet. The fee for the conference will be $35 before July 25 and $50 starting on July 25. All presenters will pay a reduced fee of $17.

Conference Program Download


Pre-Conference Workshop

A Pre-Conference workshop for beginners will take place on Monday August 15, 2016 from 1:30-4:30 in Buley Library rooms 205 and 206. No experience with GeoGebra required. No charge for conference attendees.

Call for Proposals

Proposals for presentations and interactive posters are open to all GeoGebra users or experts who would like to share their experiences with their colleagues. We are particularly interested in presentations that bring together K-16 students, classroom teachers, and/or university faculty around the effective use of GeoGebra. To submit a proposal, send the required material to gisct@southernct.edu.

Long Presentations (Peer-Reviewed)
Long presentations will be peer reviewed and published in the conference proceedings. Presentations will be 20 minutes long followed by 10 minutes discussion.
* The deadline to submit a long presentation proposal is April 30, 2016. Proposals need to be 1-2 pages long and include the title of the presentation, an abstract, the main point that the paper intends to develop, and at least two references.
* Decisions will be made by May 14, 2016.
* For accepted papers, the deadline to submit a blind copy of the full text is June 17, 2016. The paper must be no less than 4 pages long when viewed in 12 pt font, Times New Roman, single spaced.
* The text will be peer-reviewed and a decision on publishing the paper in the conference proceedings will be made.
* The final draft of accepted papers is required by July 30, 2016.
* Please keep all deadlines in mind while deciding whether to submit a proposal.
     Short Presentations
Short presentations will be 10 minutes long followed by 5 minutes discussion. Short presentations should showcase applets developed by the presenter(s) and used for the teaching of mathematics.
* The deadline to submit a short presentation proposal is May 14, 2016. Proposals need to include (1) the title of the short presentation; (2) an abstract; (3) the ggb file (or a link to the applet); and (4) accompanying classroom worksheets or handouts.
* Decisions will be made by June 17, 2016.
     Interactive Posters
Interactive Posters are interactive GeoGebra applets created by the presenter(s) that will be displayed on a computer.
* The deadline to submit a poster proposal is July 15, 2016. Proposals need to include (1) the title of the poster; (2) an abstract; (3) the ggb file (or a link to the applet); and (4) accompanying classroom worksheets or handouts.
* Decisions will be made by July 30, 2016.
Last year's proceedings are available from our Material page.

Parking and Campus Map

Parking is available in the Wintergreen Avenue Garage (#38 on campus map). The conference will be held in Engleman Hall (#11 on campus map). From the garage, walk down Wintergreen Avenue and across the pedestrian bridge, then past the library to Engleman Hall. Handicapped parking is available directly in front of Engleman Hall.

Park Here:

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Click below for a full map of campus:
Campus Map

Getting to Campus from Union Station

From Union Station, you can either take a taxi or use the SCSU off-campus shuttle. The SCSU shuttle is free of charge and operates on a fixed schedule. If you plan to use the shuttle, please send an email request to gisct@southernct.edu to reserve a seat.

PAST events

April 29, 2016

1:30 - 4:30   Intermediate workshop. Working knowledge of GeoGebra will be assumed. Registration fee is $15 and includes a light snack. Seating is limited to 15, so don't delay.

April 22, 2016

1:30 - 4:30   Beginner workshop covering the basics of GeoGebra. No prior experience necessary. Registration fee is $15 and includes a light snack. Seating is limited to 15, so don't delay.

november 6, 2015

Expert Workshop

1:30-4:30

Links

  1. w3schools: Javascript variables
  2. w3schools: Javascript arithmetic
  3. w3schools: Javascript Math
  4. w3schools: Javascript if-then-else
  5. w3schools: Javascript for loop


august 25, 2015

Third Annual Southern Connecticut GeoGebra Conference

8:30AM - 4:30PM

 

Downloads

Napolean Demo  |  Sine Function



March-May 2015

GeoGebra Workshops

We offered three workshops during the spring 2015 semester. Each workshop was offered on a Friday from 1:30-4:30 at Southern

Links

Learn Least Squares : Practice Least Squares : Data Download

Graphics

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August 20, 2014

second annual southern connecticut geogebra conference

8:30AM - 4:30PM



 May 9, 2014

GEOGEBRA WORKSHOP

8:30 AM – 12:30 PM



NoVember 5, 2013

First annual southern connecticut geogebra conference

8:30AM-3:00PM



August 21-22, 2013

Training workshops

NOTE: Parking is available at the new Wintergreen Parking Lot on Wintergreen Avenue. See map.

Expert USER TRAINING

Wednesday August 21 8:30-12:30 and Thursday August 22 1:30-5:30. You must attend both days to complete this training.

In this session, participants will learn how to use the different tools and features of GeoGebra at a mastery level.

user training

Thursday August 22, 2013 9:00-12:30 only. You will attend only one day to complete this training.

In this session, participants will begin by interacting with entry-level components of the software yet leave with an in-depth understanding on how to use GeoGebra with a focus on its implementation in the secondary classroom.



May 29, 2013

Introduction to GeoGebra

1:30-5:00 in Engleman Hall B 221
Download flyer with full information here.

Downloads