April 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
WILLISTON Amanda Davis was struggling financially as an adjunct professor in Texas when a CNN story caught her attention. The news story talked about how much money North Dakota has, prompting her to immediately Google “colleges in Williston.” Continue Reading
March 26, 2013 in River Falls Journal
The 2013 River Falls math team qualified eight middle school ‘mathletes’ to participate in the NW Wisconsin Chapter MATHCOUNTS Competition in Eau Claire held on Feb. 7. Continue Reading
March 24, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
In the 2013-14 academic year, more than 900 Minnesota schools will be providing students additional help in achieving academic success in the face of sobering statewide statistics. Continue Reading
November 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Fear of math is everywhere in the adult world where there aren’t official pop quizzes, and in schools where the next generation of scientific problem-solvers are struggling with homework. Continue Reading
August 5, 2012 in West Central Tribune
Schools in west central Minnesota appear to have followed state trends, with higher reading and math scores than a year ago in standardized testing results released this week.
May 8, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press
Eleven Alexandria 5th grade student teams competed in the Regional Math Masters competition held in Alexandria on April 27. Four of the teams placed in the top 10 out of a field of 36 teams representing 25 schools.
April 14, 2012 in West Central Tribune
WILLMAR The second annual i3@MTC Youth Science Retreat takes place today the MinnWest Technology Campus in Willmar. Continue Reading
February 9, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
Hagen Junior High School eighth-grader Jackson Smith turns on a light Thursday to answer a math question in the Stark County Math Counts Countdown Round Championship at the Dickinson State University Student Center. Almost 50 students participated in the annual event. Smith took first place in the individual competition, while Hagen won the team competition. Continue Reading
January 30, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
They may know what X means, or V and I, but Roman numerals beyond the basics have largely gone the way of cursive and penmanship as a subject taught in the nation’s schools.
November 1, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Minnesota students generally remain above average in math and reading, but several other states are pulling ahead, according to the results of a new national test released today. The scores are from the National Assessment of Educational Progress, called “The Nation’s Report Card,” which tests the nation’s fourth and eighth graders every two years. Continue Reading