$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.

Quartz: The science explaining how Usain Bolt became the fastest human in the world

Quartz magazine featured the research of SMU human speed expert Peter Weyand for a story about how world championship sprinter Usain Bolt runs so fast.

LiveScience: Newfound dino looks like creepy love child of a turkey and ostrich

A new giant bird-like dinosaur discovered in China has been named for SMU paleontologist Louis L. Jacobs, Corythoraptor jacobsi, by the scientists who identified the new oviraptorid.

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