Center for Enhancing Education in Mathematics and Sciences

CEEMS


CEEMS Talks Research at TN STEM Conference

CEEMS Director Lynn Hodge and TPTE Graduate Assistants Ashley Walther and Michael Lawson attended this year’s 11th Annual Tennessee STEM Research Conference in Murfreesboro, TN.  The purpose of the conference is to engage researchers and collaborators across the state in […]

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Following Up with Tennessee Math Teachers

This school year Tennessee K-12 math teachers are taking time out of their weekends gain new resources and reflect on their practice at professional developments led by the Math Counts team.  These professional development opportunities are a follow-up to intensive […]

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Meeting Teachers at TMTA!

This year CEEMS director Dr. Lynn Hodge and TPTE graduate assistants Ashley Walther and Michael Lawson traveled to Middle Tennessee State University to present at the Tennessee Mathematics Teacher Association state conference.  At the conference the team met with teachers across […]

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High School Math Professional Development

  At a professional development this month, high school math teachers from Campbell County (TN), and surrounding districts, met with TPTE graduate students Ashley Walther and Michael Lawson to talk about STEM, modeling, and formative assessment in the classroom.  This session […]

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Misconceptions and Learning Progressions: Math Counts 2!

This past summer, CEEMS director Dr. Lynn Hodge and TPTE graduate assistants Ashley Walther and Michael Lawson, began their second year of work on Math Counts Projects with K-8 teachers in Campbell County, TN, and the surrounding area.  Math Counts […]

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NIMBioS Works with Math Counts Projects to Teach Teachers

Tennessee math teachers went back to the classroom this month to learn creative and engaging ways to connect mathematics with biology, led by the NIMBioS Education and Outreach team. NIMBioS Associate Director for Education and Outreach Suzanne Lenhart, Education and Outreach Coordinator Kelly […]

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Brent L. and Rachel W. Trentham Endowed Scholarship Awarded

Molly Schaeffer has been awarded the Brent L. and Rachel W. Trentham Endowed Scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year.  This funding was made possible through the generosity of Brent and Rachel Trentham to support students who have demonstrated successful academic […]

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Math, Science Teacher Preparation Program to Graduate First Class

Sarah Eakes majored in biology with the intent to attend pharmacy school. But during her junior year at UT, she decided to try out VolsTeach, a new program that prepares math and science majors to be teachers, to see if […]

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