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MSU researcher launches Common Core tool for teachers

March 4, 2015
MSU researcher launches Common Core tool for teachers

Michigan State University researcher William Schmidt has created a free web-based tool to help American educators teach the Common Core State Standards in mathematics. Although the majority of U.S. states have voluntarily adopted the standards, many teachers still must use outdated textbooks or find other materials to ensure students meet the common set of...
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Dominguez receives awards for math education work

December 11, 2014
Dominguez receives awards for math education work

Higinio Dominguez, assistant professor in the Department of Teacher Education, was recently honored with two awards for his collaborative projects to improve mathematics education, particularly for bilingual and immigrant students. In November 2014, Dominguez received the 2013-14 MSU Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Award for his work with the Lutheran Social Services of Michigan. The...
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Alumna earns Knowles teaching fellowship

August 6, 2014
Alumna earns Knowles teaching fellowship

Michigan State University alumna Sarah DiMaria has been selected to receive the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation’s fellowship for early-career mathematics and science teachers. DiMaria is one of 32 people selected for the 2014 cohort, from a pool of more than 180 applicants. She earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from MSU in 2012, and...
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PhD candidate receives Spencer Fellowship

June 25, 2014
PhD candidate receives Spencer Fellowship

Julie Nurnberger-Haag, a PhD candidate in Educational Psychology and Educational Technology (EPET), has been awarded a 2014 National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship. Nurnberger-Haag was chosen—amidst hundreds of applications—to be one of 30 receiving a $25,000 award to write her dissertation about student learning of negative numbers. The fellowship is designed to support those whose dissertations show potential for...
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Bieda to receive 2014 Teacher-Scholar Award

February 6, 2014
Bieda to receive 2014 Teacher-Scholar Award

Each year, 10 faculty members are chosen to receive Teacher-Scholar Awards at the Michigan State University Awards Convocation. Among the 2014 recipients is Kristen Bieda, assistant professor of teacher education. Bieda will receive the honor at the All-University Awards ceremony at MSU’s Wharton Center on Feb. 11. Bieda is an award-winning faculty member whose...
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In memoriam: Perry Lanier

February 6, 2014
In memoriam: Perry Lanier

Professor Emeritus Perry Lanier, a pioneer involved with many ground-breaking initiatives in teacher education, died on Jan. 31, 2014 at age 80. Lanier received a PhD from the University of Oklahoma, and joined the MSU faculty in 1967, after teaching as a mathematics specialist for six years at the upper elementary level. The Elementary Intern...
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