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A traffic light for a math teacher

"Traffic Light for the Mathematics Teacher" (hereforth abbreviated RAMZOR) is a project that aims to enable the general mathematics community to benefit from the accumulated pool of mathematics lesson plans, thematic or periodic teaching programs, and achievement evaluation items, all in accordance with the national mandatory curriculum, metaphorically speaking:

"Stop for reading, get ready to start, go for it in your classroom."

 

It is assumed that every teacher has a few lesson plans, teaching programs and questions or tests which s/he is proud of, and wants to share with colleagues, in the hope that they will be inspired.

The website can be found here: http://ramzor.sni.technion.ac.il

 

As part of the project, the following steps have been taken:

  • With Omnisol – Innovative Data Managements Solutions Ltd we developed  RAMZOR ("Teacher's Stop Light") software - a structured wiki platform that enables sharing lesson plans, making adjustments and changes in them, and updates according to changes in the curriculum. In addition, the platform enables user discussions. It is flexible, constantly improving and upgraded from time to time.
  • In July 2012, a summer workshop was held at the Technion, for experienced mathematics teachers who were dedicated to writing lesson plans. The workshop was made possible thanks to partial funding from Google and the Trump Foundation. All lesson plans offered by teachers for their peers are on the website (no possibility of interactive improvements, a feature reserved for authorized users of the RAMZOR software.)
  • In July 2013, a summer workshop was held at the Technion for experienced teachers in preparation for the matriculation exams of 5 units (the highest level of school leaving exams), for writing lesson plans, thanks to the partial funding of the Avital Foundation. All lesson plans offered by teachers for their peers are on the website (no possibility of interactive improvements, a feature reserved for authorized users of the RAMZOR software.)
  • In August 2014 we launched "Ramzor North" a three-years duration project supported by Neamann Institute, The Northern District of the ministry of education and  a grant from the Trump Foundation. Nineteen high schools in the Northern District of Israel have entered the three-year "adventure". In each school a tutor having five years of experience in teaching mathematics at the 5 units level, was nominated, and one or two teachers who begin their teaching at this level were chosen to participate with the tutor in the project.  A detailed report published in September 2017 appears on Neamann Institute website.
  • In the summer of 2017, we launched a new three-years project named "the Mathematical Incubator" in the city Rison Lotion. All 13 secondary schools in the city take part in the project. It is based upon the experience accumulated in "Ramzor North" and adapted to the needs of Rison Lesion.

We aim at expanding the circle of those authorized to use RAMZOR software reaching out to all secondary schools who wish to provide permission for their mathematics teams to use the software and the accumulated lesson plans.

Schools, teacher training colleges for mathematics, and / or mathematics teachers who wish to join the community of software users should send an email to: project.ramzor@gmail.com

You can also contact the same address for details on the format for submission of lesson plans and their integration into the accumulated lesson plans through RAMZOR software.