Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Mighty Mathematician You’ve Never Heard Of

The Mighty Mathematician You’ve Never Heard Of By NATALIE ANGIER Published: March 26, 2012 Emmy Noether’s theorem united two pillars of physics: symmetry in nature and the universal laws of conservation. Albert Einstein called her the most “significant” and “creative” female mathematician of all time, and others of her contemporaries were inclined to drop the […]

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How to Reduce Students’ Anxiety About Tests

How to Reduce Students’ Anxiety About Tests A certain amount of student anxiety about tests is normal and even helpful to performance, says SUNY/New Paltz professor Spencer Salend in this Kappan article. But between 25 and 40 percent of students experience severe test anxiety – they are extremely nervous and apprehensive, have physical symptoms (perspiration, […]

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Precious Knowledge – Trailer

http://youtu.be/W8CXCH99fNQ PRECIOUS KNOWLEDGE Director: Ari Luis Palos; Producer: Eren Isabel McGinnis Documentary/60 Minutes PRECIOUS KNOWLEDGE interweaves the transformative stories of students in the Mexican American Studies Program at Tucson High School. The program has become a model of educational success with 100% of their students graduating from high school and 82% attending college. We filmed […]

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