Educator Night!

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This evening we headed to the Thinkery which is hosting an event for educators.  MathHappens interns Paola Garcia, Josephine Sheng and Ben Duong provided information on three field trips that will help teachers help students understand math in context and possibly answer the infamous “so what” question.  In addition we will be making and designing with the Spiral of Theodorus.

The Teacher Laser Training Experience

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Something we’ve been enjoying since the summer is introducing teachers to laser cutters. Teachers are always being creative when making lesson plans so teaching them how to use a laser cutter gives them another resource to use in their creative endeavors. At the end of June, Abdulkarim presented to math teachers at the Math Teachers’ Circle of Austin. He invited

TEKSCon at San Antonio

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MathHappens branched out today by going to San Antonio, Texas. We were invited to show our math models at the TEKSCon Free Resource Showcase, where educators would be searching for resources they could implement into their schools. We set up at a round table so attendees could sit with us and chat about what MathHappens does. At the same time,

Breakthrough Intro Session

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We had a great time at Breakthrough Central Texas sharing some materials for the upcoming math day on the 19th. The photo summary is in a “form” so I hope you can see it. Its a great group of enthusiastic and talented teachers. Check it out by clicking through here for a review of the Breakthrough Central Texas Teacher Info

Heading to Noyce Summit

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Abdulkarim Bora, UTeach Maker Teaching Fellow and Noyce Scholar, is heading to Washington, D.C. for the Noyce Summit. He will be presenting with Dr. Shelly Rodriguez, UTeach Maker Director, and another UTeach Maker Teaching Fellow, Kyle Albernaz. He is also taking some interactive MathHappens materials with him to hand out to conference attendees! What will they be receiving? Find out