NebraskaMATH Newsletter - October 2017

Yvonne Lai teaches Math 808T in Summer 2016 to Nebraska high school math teachers through the NMSSI program. Trent Ballard | UNL
Yvonne Lai teaches Math 808T in Summer 2016 to Nebraska high school math teachers through the NMSSI program. Trent Ballard | UNL

Lai leads research team for NSF collaborative grant studying pre-service math teachers

A $2 million collaborative research grant from the National Science Foundation aims to improve the mathematical education of future high school teachers nationwide. Yvonne Lai, assistant professor of mathematics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is the lead researcher for this five-year grant. Continue reading…

Noyce teachers named PAEMST finalists

Noyce Master Teachers Alicia Davis and Sherry West of Lincoln Public Schools have each been named state finalists for PAEMST.Noyce Master Teachers Alicia Davis and Sherry West of Lincoln Public Schools have each been named state finalists for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) by their professional teaching organization. Continue reading…

Voting now open for NCTM fall election

Susie KattCheck out the slate of candidates for this year's fall NCTM election, including Susie Katt of Lincoln Public Schools for Director, At-Large. If your individual membership is current as of August 31, you will be eligible to vote beginning on September 29. Continue reading…

Youcubed: Join us for a conversation

Jo Boaler extends an invitation for conversation: Every fortnight (that is every 2 weeks for the non Brit speakers!) Youcubed will be posting a new idea, task, or pedagogical strategy in their Facebook group and discussing it one week later. Continue reading…

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