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STEM Academy Wraps Second Summer of Professional Development for DISD Teachers

The STEM Academy for Science Teachers and Leaders finished its second year of professional development during the months of June and July. Academy I brought in 9 new schools including H.P. Garcia, Harold W. Lang, Longfellow, Marsh, Greiner, Piedmont, J.L. … Continue reading

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STEM Academy for Science Teachers & Leaders Enters Second Year of Program

The STEM Academy for Science Teachers & Leaders has wrapped its first year of successful implementation. In the summer of 2017, 16 teachers and six leaders at six DISD middle schools participated in the first cohort which included an intensive … Continue reading

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New Mathematics Study to Help Students with Learning Disabilities

Statistics show that only 8% of students with learning disabilities meet or exceed mathematics proficiency standards by the eighth grade, according to the 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). SMU researcher, Leanne Ketterlin-Geller – along with University of Missouri … Continue reading

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2018 Impact Award Winners Announced at R2P Conference

Dr. Leanne Ketterlin Geller and Dr. Candace Walkington with the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education & Human Development jointly announced the 2018 Impact Award winners at the Research in Mathematics Education Research-to-Practice Conference, held on February 16, 2018. Dr. … Continue reading

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$2.5 million NSF Grant Awarded to RME Researchers

Southern Methodist University and the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development received a grant award from the National Science Foundation for over $2.5 million to conduct research and develop an assessment system comprised of two universal screening … Continue reading

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2017 Research-to-Practice Conference Most Successful to Date

RME’s 2017 Research-to-Practice Conference, Conceptual Understanding in the Mathematics Classroom: Why it Matters concluded in February with 338 attendees, RME’s largest conference to date. Math teachers and leaders from all over North Texas were in attendance, and the RME team … Continue reading

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Summer Teaching Opportunity

SMU College Access Programs, Upward Bound/Upward Bound Math & Science has summer teaching opportunities for AP Math Instructors. The subjects include Pre-AP Algebra, Pre-AP Geometry, Pre-AP Calculus, AP Calculus & AP Statistics. The positions will teach classes for Upward Bound … Continue reading

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Dr. Edward Burger to Serve as Keynote for R2P 2017

RME is pleased to announce that we have confirmed Dr. Edward B. Burger as our keynote speaker for the 2017 Research-to-Practice Conference, Conceptual Understanding in the Mathematics Classroom: Why it Matters. Dr. Edward Burger is President of Southwestern University as well … Continue reading

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Dr. Ketterlin Geller supports Parent Math Training Pilot while in Jamaica

 Dr. Ketterlin Geller has been living in Kingston, Jamaica with her family since August to support the first months of implementation of the Parent Math Training Pilot project in the island country. Dr. Ketterlin Geller has been meeting regularly with … Continue reading

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Parent Math Training Pilot in Jamaica Hires Coaches, Now in Implementation Phase

This summer, RME hired four coaches to implement the series of six workshops that will train 800 Jamaican families on foundational mathematics concepts. These workshops utilize everyday items and real-world applications through games, books, and other activities to engage young … Continue reading

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