News Tag: Mathematics Education
Thursday, March 03, 2016
Monday, January 04, 2016
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
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 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.
Friday, September 04, 2015
Thursday, August 27, 2015
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
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 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.”
Monday, February 09, 2015
Friday, July 25, 2014
Saturday, July 05, 2014
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.
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
LessonSketch and TeachingWorks invited to join national effort to train 100,000 STEM teachers by 2021
Wednesday, January 29, 2014