Washington, D.C. – Here are some things that you can do to help your child be a successful mathematics student.
Visit your child’s school. Meet with her teacher and ask how your child approaches mathematics. Does she enjoy it? Does she participate actively? Does she understand assignments and do them accurately? If the teacher indicates that your child has problems with math, ask for specific things that you can to help her.
SAILS Initiative to focus on increasing college readiness
Nashville, TN – A highly successful, cutting-edge high school math intervention program piloted in Chattanooga will be expanded to serve students statewide, according to an announcement by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission and Tennessee Board of Regents.
The Seamless Alignment and Integration of Learning Support (SAILS) program, pioneered at Chattanooga State Community College, focuses on high school seniors who score below readiness benchmarks in mathematics by delivering college remediation prior to graduation from high school. «Read the rest of this article»
Rivers and Spires Festival | Friday April 19th | 5:00pm-10:00pm
Clarksville, TN – The 11th Annual Rivers and Spires Festival kicked off last night with performances by several outstanding bands that rocked Downtown Clarksville. The Festival continues tonight at 5:00pm with more music and activities for the entire family.
Chris Monhollen a multi-talented musician and award winning vocalist from Clarksville, Tennessee hits the Family Fun Stage at 5:00pm. He has performed in numerous shows and local festivals in the Middle Tennessee area.
Clarksville, TN – Tennessee State Sen. Mark E. Green M.D. invites employers and job seekers to attend the Austin Peay State University College (APSU) of Science and Mathematics career fair from 10:00am to 2:00pm on February 27th, 2013.
The fair will be held in the Morgan University Center Ballroom.
Austin Peay State University begins Three-Year Bachelor’s degrees, 3+1 Bachelor’s to Master’s programs in Spring 2013
Clarksville, TN – Beginning with the Spring 2013 semester, students at Austin Peay State University will be able to earn their degrees faster so they can seek employment sooner after graduation.
That’s because APSU has launched the new Three-Year Bachelor’s Degree, as well as the 3+1 Bachelor’s to Master’s program. «Read the rest of this article»
APSU receives National Science Foundation grant to award scholarships for military and community college students in STEM disciplines
Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, TN – Three Austin Peay State University professors are on the lookout for community college students, active duty military personnel, veterans and dependents interested in earning a bachelor’s degree in the science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) disciplines.
That’s because the National Science Foundation is awarding them more than $500,000 over the next five years to offer scholarships for qualified students in those areas.
Clarksville, TN – In a small ceremony held at the home of Mr. Terry McMoore Media Coordinator for the Coffee Party of Clarksville, TN, Mr. Andrew “Ivan” Roberts was named the new team leader to head the Coffee Party of Clarksville, TN group.
Ivan Roberts is a native of Trinidad & Tobago, a retired United States Army soldier, community & civil rights activist, who has lived in Clarksville for over 20 years. Before the change of leadership ceremony, a position previously held by Tyrone Taylor, Mr. Roberts took and signed the following National Coffee Party USA Civility Pledge.
Former Math Teacher Has All Of The Right Answers For Her New Real Estate Clients
Clarksville, TN – After 15 years spent helping her math students find all of the right answers, Clarksville Realtor Alison M. Cox is ready to help her buyers and sellers find the right solutions to all of their real estate needs.
Alison recently obtained her real estate license and joined Crye-Leike, REALTORS in its Clarksville, Sango branch office. She was previously a high school math teacher at Rossview High School for the last four years.
“My previous experience as a math teacher will benefit me in numerous ways as an affiliate broker,” said Alison. “There is no one more difficult to sell than a math student. If I can help sell math students on listening in class, completing homework and successfully passing Algebra, I think real estate will be a great fit for me.” «Read the rest of this article»
Students’ scores place school above national Average
Clarksville, TN – Students at Clarksville Christian School (CCS,) have achieved Stanford standardized test scores that place CCS at or above national average.
Stanford test scores are broken down into “Stanine” (ˈstā-ˌnīn\) scores. A Stanine of 1, 2, or 3 indicates the student is performing below average, a Stanine of 4, 5, or 6 indicates the student is performing on an average level, and a Stanine of 7, 8, or 9 indicates the student is performing above average. The majority of students at CCS scored a 7, 8, or 9 in both Reading/Language Arts and Mathematics. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will have a grand opening celebration and name dedication of the new STEM Center in the College of Education.
The event will begin at 11:00am, Thursday, October 14th in the Claxton Building, Room 104. The public is invited to attend.
The new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Center was created with the help of $476,000 in federal funding received in early 2010, designed to provide state-of-the art science and mathematics instruction to K-8 preservice teachers and professional development workshops and courses for elementary and middle school teachers. «Read the rest of this article»
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