$2.5 million NSF grant to SMU will give teachers a math assessment tool to help students

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$2.5 million NSF grant to SMU will give teachers a math assessment tool to help students

A $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to researchers at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, targets the ongoing struggle of U.S. elementary and high school students with math.

Texas Tribune: The Q&A — Paige Ware, SMU Simmons School

In this week’s Q&A, The Texas Tribune interviews Paige Ware, who chairs the Department of Teaching and Learning at the Simmons School of Education and Human Development at Southern Methodist University.

A Total Eclipse of the First Day of School

Thousands of students, faculty and townspeople showed up on campus Monday, Aug. 22 to view the Great American Solar Eclipse at a viewing hosted by Dedman College and the SMU Physics Department.

How Stuff Works: Scientists Discover Something Mind-blowing About How Usain Bolt Runs

How Stuff Works covered the research of Peter Weyand and his colleagues on the asymmetrical running gait of the world's fastest man.

People ForWords team named semifinalist in national XPrize competition

SMU's puzzle-solving smartphone app selected as one of eight to move to next round in $7M Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE competition For Corey Clark, deputy director for research in the SMU Guildhall game development program, adult literacy became a personal challenge the moment he learned of its scope. “There are about 600,000 adults [...]

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