NebraskaMATH Newsletter - February 2016

NMSSI schedule now online

Math 812T: Geometry for Geometry TeachersTake a look online at our newly-released 2016 schedule for the Nebraska Math and Science Summer Institutes (NMSSI). More classes will be added over the coming weeks, and some dates may change, but use this schedule to start planning your calendar this summer. Continue reading…

Old friendships, new collaborations

Tom Clark takes the wheels in a session on "Bicycle Tracks" led by James Tanton at a recent meeting of the Northwest Iowa Math Teachers' Circle.The American Institute of Mathematics’ MTCircular features a NebraskaNOYCE teacher and two UNL mathematics Ph.D. alumni in the Winter/Spring 2016 issue. Read about their work together with teachers in Iowa and Nebraska at Math Teachers' Circle. Continue reading…

The Pancake Problem

Katie HaymakerIn MTCircular, UNL math Ph.D. alumna and past NebraskaMATH instructor Katie Haymaker prepares the “Pancake Problem” with the cooperation of the Philadelphia Area Math Teachers’ Circle leadership. The Pancake Problem is a sorting problem with connections to computer science and DNA rearrangements. Continue reading…

NSF's teacher recognition program seeking panelists

The National Science Foundation, which administers the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, is seeking those with expertise to serve on the program's National Selection Committee to review applications from K-6 grade math, science, and computer science teachers. Continue reading…

Originally published February 17, 2016 - Submit an Item