NebraskaMATH Newsletter - Summer 2014

Math 812T: Geometry for Geometry Teachers, Summer 2014
Math 812T: Geometry for Geometry Teachers, Summer 2014

Springboard from summer courses to degree program

Welcome back to school! We want to thank you for participating in our summer programs and helping us continue to reach more teachers each year. In summer 2014, 417 distinct teachers took a course through the Nebraska Math and Science Summer Institutes for a total of 961 registrations in 50 classes. Continue reading…

NCTM President: Core truths

Diane BriarsToday, while some states are moving forward, focusing on Common Core State Standards implementation, others are again becoming embroiled in public debates about the standards, and these debates threaten to squander the opportunity for systemic improvement that CCSS provides. Continue reading…

PISA: A different take on the criticism

Read this interesting MSPNet blog on: "What does PISA mean to you, and for your work? The results of international tests of students' science and math knowledge get a huge amount of attention and commentary. Do you find a way to make use of these results"? Continue reading…

Mindsteps: Are you hunting field mice?

Robyn JacksonDid you know that a lion can actually hunt, capture, and eat a field mouse? There are certainly plenty of field mice around and yet, a lion rarely bothers with them. Why is it that a lion will spend more time stalking bigger prey rather than just eat his fill of field mice? Continue reading…

Originally published August 16, 2014 - Submit an Item