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MVMs: Magic in math classroom


Dr. Adam Feldhaus, an assistant professor of mathematics at the University of Northern Iowa, has always felt that manipulative technology for mathematics education is currently way too expensive for most elementary schools.
 
“Classroom sets of physical manipulatives are expensive while most...

For the love of physics


When he was a little boy, Byron Fritch would have a lot of questions in his mind about everyday occurrences: How does a bird fly? How does a suspension bridge bear the weight of so many cars? Then, as he grew older, he found out that physics and mathematics had answers to most of these...

Students participating in Ramps and Pathways at CEESTEM

Regents Center for Early Developmental Education


 
[This story is re-posted to mark the selection of the Ramps and Pathways Program of the Regents Center for Early Developmental Education as a Scale-Up.]
Now that you are familiar with Dr. Beth VanMeeteren...

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Opening Doors to STEM through Mathematics: A Teacher Professional Development Workshop

Posted on Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

INSPIRE YOUR STUDENTS TO DEVELOP A PASSION FOR MATHEMATICS
OPENING DOORS TO STEM THROUGH MATHEMATICS, A TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP
 
When:  Saturday, March 4th, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM & TBA Webinar in April (2-hrs), plus 6-hours on your own*. 
Where: University of Northern Iowa Cost: FREE with optional 1-hour of UNI Graduate Credit (MATH EDU 4133/5133) for a reduced fee of $75.00!
 

Please select the grades you currently teach.
Please select all that apply.
Please describe dietary restrictions, including vegetarian, allergies, etc. Lunch will be provided on Saturday, March 4th.
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