NebraskaMATH Newsletter - January 2014

Spotlight on: Angela Holdren

Angela HoldrenCongratulations to OPS Teacher Leader Academy Primarily Math participant Angela Holdren, a second- and third-grade teacher at King Elementary School with Omaha Public Schools, who earned National Board Certification in 2013. Continue reading…

NY Times: Who says math has to be boring?

American students are bored by math, science and engineering. They buy smartphones and tablets by the millions but don't pursue the skills necessary to build them. Despite the high pay and importance of such jobs, the vast majority of high school graduates don't want to go after them. Continue reading…

The myth of 'I'm bad at math'

"I'm just not a math person." We hear it all the time. And we've had enough. Because we believe that the idea of "math people" is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably are a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. Continue reading…

Announcing Wolfram Problem Generator™

Wolfram Problem Generator is the newest way to experience the knowledge and computational power of Wolfram|Alpha. Give your brain a workout on a number of topics including arithmetic, algebra, and calculus. And with over 10 trillion pieces of data on Wolfram|Alpha, there's sure to be more to come. Continue reading…

Originally published January 14, 2014 - Submit an Item