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National Science Foundation awards CSUCI grant to cultivate math teachers

National Science Foundation awards CSUCI grant to cultivate math teachers

CAMARILLO — CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) graduate and undergraduate students who would like to teach high school math will soon be able to apply for $10,000 scholarships, thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The NSF recently awarded CSUCI with $1,176,577 for a joint project entitled “California Coast Noyce Mathematics Partnership.” The program...
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Bilingual commentary: The Love of Math

Bilingual commentary: The Love of Math

By David Magallanes/ Guest contributor In a recent newspaper article (I still read the paper version daily), an event in our county and elsewhere caught my attention: a “TriMathlon.” I had never seen this clever play on the word “triathlon,” which refers to an arduous athletic event. The stated purpose of this “TriMathlon” was to “foster...
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Bilingual commentary: When failing math really hurts

Bilingual commentary: When failing math really hurts

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. By David Magallanes / Guest contributor It goes without saying that many people in this country struggle with mathematics. Unfortunately, being...
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Students participate in STEM Conference at UCSB

Students participate in STEM Conference at UCSB

SANTA BARBARA — Women leaders in science, engineering and education shared their expertise and time with more than 200 girls in grades 6-12, parents, teachers and counselors at the recent 2012 Upper Hand to College STEM Conference, held at UCSB, organizers reported in a media release. The panel discussed ways to encourage more young women...
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