Monthly Archives: May 2017
After 30 years of the bilingual experiment and billions of dollars spent, reliable research shows that these programs fail to teach students the English language and literacy they need for school success. Bob Measel, assistant director of the Massachusetts Office of English Language Acquisition and Academic Achievement, confirmed that the 2002 law’s exception for dual-language programs does not extend to programs exclusively serving English learners.
A recent study that randomly assigned limited English proficient kindergartners in six schools to bilingual education or structured English immersion finds no statistically significant differences in English skills by grade 4 as measured on standardized tests 4 In earlier grades, though, difference in English test scores between students in the two programs were larger and sometimes statistically significant.
Under the Local Control Funding Formula, the 2013 school law that provides a certain amount of money for each child, plus extra if that child has special …Read More
Knowledge of mathematics opens gateways to many different professions in fields such as commerce, economics, engineering, physics, chemistry, biology, law, medicine, computer science and mathematics. In addition, you may present a paper at the Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference or other professional meeting. A farmer challenges an engineer, a physicist, and a mathematician to fence off the largest amount of area using the least amount of fence.
Take a tour with MoMath’s new Derivatives tour program, or join one of MoMath’s specially-trained educators in Explorations , a hands-on classroom experience to discover the wonder of mathematics. Many mathematicians with advanced degrees seek university teaching positions, but there are also many other exciting and fulfilling positions available with an undergraduate degree in mathematics.
Most non-specialist dictionaries define mathematics by summarizing the main mathematics topics and methods. Mathematical Structures , list information about classes of mathematical structures. Since its inception in 1963, …Read More