MATE Program Offers Teachers New Inspiration:
School teachers are sharpening their skills this week at UC Riverside, through the Mathematics Academy for Teaching Excellence (MATE), a program that offers techniques teachers can use in the fall to inspire young people to see the beauty of mathematics.
“There are a million reasons why this is important for individual student success and a healthy economy for the area, including better college-going rates and students who are qualified for jobs in technology, science and business,” said Pamela Clute, the executive director of the ALPHA Center.
Fifth Annual Summer Physics Academy Begins June 25:
For the fifth year in a row, the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of California, Riverside is hosting the Summer Physics Academy – a weeklong workshop (8 a.m. to about 3 p.m., June 25-29) that trains and equips local high school physics teachers with practical and conceptual physics lessons, hands-on activities, curriculum and technology to use in their own classrooms.
Award Nomination Affirms CBU’s Commitment to Technology:
California Baptist University’s selection as a semifinalist in the 2012 AMX Innovations Awards is just the latest affirmation of the university’s commitment to connect the campus through technology.