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Thursday, February 9th, 2012

San Marcos trustees adopt pilot math curriculum for Miller

After much debate, San Marcos CISD trustees voted last month to adopt a math program intended get students learning algebra in eighth grade. Traditionally, elementary and middle school students are not taught algebra and the Texas Education Agency does not mandate schools teach the subject until high school.

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

Google awards grant to Texas State’s Mathworks

Mathworks at Texas State is one of 13 U.S.-based educational organizations recently awarded grants by Google.

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Texas State math camp students compete nationally

Three high school students chipped away at the Graceful Tree Conjecture during a recent university math camp, earning a chance to compete for $10,000-$100,000 in D.C.

Friday, November 12th, 2010

Kodosky gift will endow mathworks program at Texas State

A gift from Jeff and Gail Kodosky of Austin will establish an endowment for Texas Mathworks, an innovative mathematics education program at Texas State University.

Friday, August 20th, 2010

Honors summer math camp counts as satisfying math experience

Honors Summer Math Camp, a Mathworks program at Texas State for high school students with advanced math skills, is six weeks of number-crunching fun and research.

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

Richardson Foundation gives $50K to Mathworks

The Mathworks program at Texas State has received a $50,000 grant from the Sid W. Richardson Foundation. It is the sixth time Mathworks has been thus awarded.

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

H-E-B contributes $10,000 to Mathworks

The H-E-B Tournament of Champions, a golf tournament sponsored by H-E-B vendors, has contributed $10,000 to Texas State's Mathworks program to help fund a summer math camp for elementary school students in McAllen.

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

Texas State's Mathworks gains 3M Foundation grant

Texas State's Mathworks program was recently awarded a grant by the 3M Foundation for students to make podcasts sharing ideas and math information with other students online. The innovative Mathworks program was founded by Regents Professor of...

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

McCabe receives MAA instructional honor

Texas State mathematics professor Terry McCabe has received the Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics in Texas Award by the Mathematical Association of America.

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

Mathworks recognized for Mathematics Awareness Month

The award-winning Mathworks program at Texas State was recognized by the city as part of Mathematics Awareness Month for April. The program, founded by Dr. Max Warshauer, is internationally known for its innovative approach to mathematics education.

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