NebraskaMATH Newsletter - April 2015

NDE offers reimbursement for graduate courses

The Nebraska Department of Education's 'Enhancing Excellence in Teaching Program' is being offered again this year. Teachers admitted and enrolled in an advanced degree program can apply for the NDE to reimburse their graduate classes for the following year. The deadline to apply is May 8. Continue reading…

Heaton selected for named professorship

Ruth HeatonThe College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is pleased to announce Ruth Heaton, Ph.D, has earned the William, Mary, Mollie and Margaret Gilmartin Professor of Mathematics Education named professorship. Continue reading…

Augustyn wins UNL staff award

Lindsay AugustynLindsay Augustyn, the outreach and communications director at the Center for Science, Mathematics and Computer Education, was awarded the Floyd S. Oldt Award for Exceptional Service, Creativity, Innovation and Dedication to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Continue reading…

Former NebraskaMATH instructor has a baby boy

Liam Cooper ButlerSome of you in past cohorts of Math in the Middle or Primarily Math may remember instructor Susan Cooper, who was a faculty member in the UNL Department of Mathematics. She had a baby boy, Liam, in January. Susan is now a faculty member at North Dakota State University. Continue reading…

Resource: Review of Mismeasure of Education

The value of MME for Garrison is the manner in which it links the rise of test-based accountability policy to elite ideologies and efforts to block public demands for equality of educational opportunity, and demands
for policies that foster social equality, more generally. Continue reading…

Opportunity to teach in Chile

Check out the opportunity to teach in Santiago, Chile, as part of a three-week exchange. Work with a bilingual school helping reinforce English, sharing in professional development, and engaging in culturally relevant and responsive practices. Continue reading…

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