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Hidden Figures Movie Screening: Launching Girls’ Futures in STEM
Girls Inc and DuPont are hosting a special ‘Red Carpet Event to Launch Girls in STEM’ on Friday, January 6, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. This inspiring event for girls in grades 4-12 features a screening of the movie Hidden Figures as well as interactive activities and a discussion of how girls can get involved in STEM programs in Delaware.
This event (@ the Penn Cinema IMAX theater) is only open to girls in grades 4-12 due to the content in the movie. An adult is required to accompany the girl(s) who can attend free. The adult is required to purchase a ticket for $5 (normal cost is $12). No refunds or cancellations.
TRU-Math Equity Conference: December 10, 2016 Featured Keynote: University of California Berkeley Mathematician, Author, and Leader of Mathematics Reform Alan Schoenfeld
On December 10, 2016, the Delaware Mathematics Coalition (DMC) Community welcomed internationally known leader of mathematics reform Dr. Alan Schoenfeld, the featured keynote for the TRU-Math Equity Conference. The conference supported K-20 mathematics and science instructors, coaches, administrators, and other community members in understanding the five essential components for creating robust mathematics (and science) learning environments.
Dr. Schoenfeld has authored, co-authored, and served as editor for over 200 publications including the groundbreaking book Mathematical Problem Solving (1985), served as a lead for the Balanced Assessment Project and the mathematics content specifications for the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium, was one of the key leaders of the NSF-sponsored Diversity in Mathematics Education (DiME) Project, and a recipient of the Felix Klein Medal for Lifetime Achievement from the International Commission on Mathematics Instruction. This award is the highest international distinction for mathematics education.
Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching Ceremony
The Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching is highest honor bestowed to a K-12 mathematics or science educator in the United States. Congratulations to Kristin Gray (Cape Henlopen) Kimberly Simmons (Capital), John Scali (MOT Charter) & Robin Corrozi (Cape Henlopen) for being selected as Delaware’s 2014 & 2015 PAEMST awardees. The teachers were recognized at the PAEMST Awards Ceremony held on Thursday December 1, 2016 at Delaware State University’s Martin Luther King Center.
Also honored at this year’s dinner were the finalists for the 2016 PAEMST Award. They include Brandy Cooper (Milford), Christa Ferdig (Indian River), Leona Williams (Brandywine), & Wendy Turner (Brandywine).
2017 PAEMST GRADES 7-12 APPLICATION