NebraskaMATH April 2012 Newsletter

Primarily Math educator receives ORCA award

Dr. Carolyn Pope EdwardsThe 2012 recipient of the Outstanding Research and Creative Activity Award is Carolyn Pope Edwards, Professor in the Departments of Child, Youth and Family Studies and Psychology. Edwards is a co-Principal Investigator, researcher and instructor for NebraskaMATH's Primarily Math program. Continue reading…

New arrival!

K SotoNoyce Master Teaching Fellow Katie Soto recently welcomed a new baby girl. Kinsley Marie Soto was born Tuesday, March 27, at 12:32 a.m. She weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 19 inches long. Katie is a sixth grade teacher at Park Middle School in Lincoln. Continue reading…

Interesting problem to explore: Stones & Balances

rocpicsyenite.jpgHere is an interesting problem to explore with your students: you have a balance and a 40 lb rock. The rock breaks into 4 pieces and you realize you can now weigh any item 1-40 lbs (to the nearest pound) with the pieces and your balance. So, how much does each chunk of rock weigh? Continue reading…

Resources: 'Actions Speak Louder than Words'

9780415881623.jpgFrom Routledge Press: A fresh new example of taking up the challenge to teach toward equity and social justice, this book is an invaluable resource for educators who are passionate about the possibility of integrating activism and advocacy into curriculum as a means to engage in strong democracy. Continue reading…

Originally published April 13, 2012 - Submit an Item