Topic: Math

$2.9 Million Grant Will Help Elementary Teachers Boost Students' Math Understanding

Oct. 21, 2013

AUSTIN, Texas A University of Texas at Austin education professor has received a $2.9 million grant to help elementary school math teachers use the latest research on how children think about math to improve student learning outcomes.

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Where the Girls Aren't

April 8, 2013
Where the Girls Aren't

Young women aren't avoiding math and science because of a lack of preparation, a new study says. This finding may help researchers pursue other avenues to explain gender differences. Learn more.

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Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk Gets $1.5 Million to Create Algebra Readiness Curriculum

Oct. 31, 2012

The Institute of Education Sciences has awarded University of Texas at Austin professor Diane Pedrotty Bryant a $1.5 million grant to develop mathematics modules designed to improve low-performing students' algebra readiness.

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University Experts Available to Discuss Back-to-School Topics

Aug. 1, 2012

University of Texas at Austin faculty experts are available to talk about a wide range of K-12 and higher education issues related to the start of school, including education policy, teaching strategies, children's mental and emotional health, and closing the achievement gap.

 

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Teachers Think White Females Lag Behind in Math, University of Texas at Austin Study Finds

April 4, 2012

High school math teachers tend to rate white female students' math abilities lower than those of their white male peers, even when their grades and test scores are comparable, according to a University of Texas at Austin study.

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