News Tag: Mathematics Education

Monday, January 04, 2016

R. Charles Dershimer named to state STEM advisory council

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Gov. Rick Snyder has appointed R. Charles Dershimer to the 11-member MiSTEM Advisory Council, a group that will provide the governor, legislature, Department of Education, and Department of Talent and Economic Development with recommendations to improve and promote innovation and collaboration in STEM education and prepare students for careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

SOE researchers awarded NSF grant

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Timothy Boerst, Meghan Shaughnessy, and Deborah Loewenberg Ball have been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation for their project, Investigating Relationships Between Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching and High-Leverage Teaching Practices.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Edward A. Silver named Fulbright Canada Visiting Research Chair in Education

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Edward A. Silver has been named the Fulbright Canada Visiting Research Chair for Education at the University of Alberta in Edmonton. His award is one of only two in in the field of education for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

NSF awards grant to Meghan Shaughnessy, Timothy Boerst, Deborah Loewenberg Ball

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Meghan Shaughnessy, Timothy Boerst, and Deborah Loewenberg Ball have been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation for their project, “Strengthening the Quality, Design and Usability of Simulations as Assessments of Teaching Practice.” This project will explore crucial questions about the design and use of simulations of practice to assess preservice teachers’ readiness.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Research by Brian Jacob cited in story on No Child Left Behind

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In a story posted on the Vox website, “The scariest lesson of No Child Left Behind,” research by Brian Jacob and Thomas Dee of Swarthmore College was mentioned as supporting findings that No Child Left Behind improved fourth- and eighth-grade mat scores, but not as much in reading scores.

Monday, July 27, 2015

Vilma Mesa on team awarded Quick Wins/Discovery grant

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Vilma Mesa is part of a team that has been awarded a Transforming Learning for a Third Century Quick Wins/Discovery grant for its project, “Sustainable Instructor Training for Inquiry-Based Learning.”

Saturday, July 05, 2014

Hyman Bass presents series of lectures during India trip

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On a trip to India from June 2 to July 5, Hyman Bass gave a series of lectures at several locations in the country. He presented the opening plenary at the annual meeting of the Ramanujan Mathematical Society at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) in Pune.

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