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High School Teacher Program

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High School Teachers

Working towards integration of education and research in the mathematical and computational sciences.

DIMACS is a NJ Department of Education Professional Development Provider.

Rutgers University

Dates of program: July 13 - August 1, 2003
Summer 2004: July 18 - July 31, 2004

Where should a hospital be located for the best community service?
What is the best route for a garbage truck to pick up garbage in the city?
What is the optimal way to allocate to commercial and government users a limited amount of radio/television spectrum?
Is there a similarity between the DNA sequence for a cancer-causing gene and one that stimulates growth?

Mathematics or computer science teachers or supervisors of grades 9-12, as well as researchers in graph theory.

  • Engage in a real research experience with practicing mathematicians and computer scientists from around the world.
  • Take a course in Graph Theory (a branch of Discrete Mathematics) and earn up to 6 Graduate Credits.
  • Participate in a professional research workshop.
  • Develop materials to bring back to your classroom.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until all slots are filled.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants must have e-mail access from May, 2003 - August, 2004.

If you would like to ask questions specifically about the content of the program, please e-mail Christine Spassione for a list of prior DCI Education Program Participants who are willing to answer questions.

Description of the High School Teacher Program

Application for the High School Teacher Program

  Participants Syllabus - Lecture Portion
  Booklist Requirement - Research Portion

All Institute Speakers
  Week 1 Week 1
  Week 2 Week 2
  Week 3 Week 3
Hotel Information

Year 2
  Hotel May 2004 Conference
  DCI 2004
Miscellaneous Pictures
  Ethnic Dinners
  Research Program Problem Session
  Teacher Presentations
For further information or question, contact:

Christine Spassione
DCI Program Coordinator
Rutgers University
96 Frelinghuysen Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8018 USA

Email: dci@dimacs.rutgers.edu
Phone: (732) 445-4304
Fax: (732) 445-5932

Page last updated: August 15, 2003.