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  6. Technical Notes

1969/1970 - The seed was planted while on Peace Corps special assignment in Thailand.
The efforts of 22 teachers to produce teaching materials for the first year comprehensive secondary schools had to be shortened from six weeks to three weeks. The British Embassy and American Peace Corps quickly came forward and provided many resources (all in English). Cataloging and cross referencing the content was done. A 179-page teaching resource in Thai was produced. A page from the resource.

Special honors that are much appreciated:

2021 - United Nations honors k-12math.info for a third time.
The United Nations International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has announced this year s 20 nominees (out of 139 global entries) for the United Nations ITU World Summit on the Information Society s (WSIS) E-learning global award . K-12math.info is very honored to have been nominated and to have received almost 2,400 votes. Appreciate your support.

2018 - United Nations honors k-12math.info for a second time.
The list of 20 nominated projects for the 2018 United Nations ITU World Summit on the Information Society is out. Thank you for your continued support. [NOTE: On the 2021 Nominated Projects screen, select the down arrow next to WSIS Prize 2021 v for the previous year's nominations information.]

2017 - K-12math.info encouraged to seek 2018 WSIS nomination.
An e-mail from the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Project Office in Geneva, Switzerland honored k-12math.info as a UN WSIS Prizes ambassador for its nomination at past WSIS meetings.

2016 - United Nations honors k-12math.info.
The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) consisting of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations Education, Science and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has announced the the criteria and list of 2016's WSIS nominees for e-learning.

2014 MERLOT honors K-12math.info.
MERLOT Editor Review has give a 5 star rating to this sustaining open access education resource.
About Merlot

2009: - Begun adding OER and Open Access math series materials to the website.

2005: - Went live on the Internet.

In 1999 was a panel session presenter at the annual meeting of the NCTM in San Francisco.

1980s: - Floppy disk period.

4. A letter from the UNESCO 1988

3. A screen from the Apple edition of the floppy disk edition.

2. In 1987 participated in the annual meeting of the NCSM in Los Angeles.

1. Between 1986-1989: Kinko's Academic Courseware Exchange distributes floppy disk versions of the paper information system.

1972-mid 1980s - Book version period.

5. Participated in a number of NCTM and ICME meetings.

4. In 1984, the Sole Propertorship MATHEMATICS INFORMATION SYSYEM was set up to handle the sale of materials.

3. A page from paper edition.

2. An unsolicited but much appreciated letter from Lola May. (1973) on the first paper edition.

1. The first copyright associated with the search and information display format which is the procedure that has been used in all media used to provide elementary and secondary school mathematics content information.(1972)

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