Archive: November 23, 2008 - November 29, 2008

Math for America

I just stumbled upon a web site for an interesting new program that is recruiting and training math teachers to work in poor urban schools that are particularly starved for talent. It's called Math for America, and it's modeled after...

By Michael Alison Chandler | November 26, 2008; 8:00 AM ET | Comments (4)

My Teacher Won An Award

Tricia Colclaser found out last night that she won a Math Hero award from Raytheon. "A true Math Hero demonstrates an enthusiastic and creative approach to math, often utilizing new and innovative ideas in working with their students," according to...

By Michael Alison Chandler | November 25, 2008; 2:24 PM ET | Comments (1)

Math Standards Redux

Thanks to everyone who has sent in math quiz problems so far. Keep em coming! I'll probably post the first one a week from Friday, since this is a holiday weekend and I hope we are all going to be...

By Michael Alison Chandler | November 24, 2008; 10:34 AM ET | Comments (3)

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