Robert and Carla Springer , left, accept the Partners in Education Award from the Arizona Education Association on behalf of the Project MathPLUS+ tutors. The latter are 50 SaddleBrooke and community volunteer tutors who offer assistance in math in the Coronado K-8 School classrooms on a weekly basis.
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 4:00 am
Math Tip: Why do parents read to their children, but not do "math" with their children? Many parents feel uncomfortable with speaking "math" and lack confidence in their own math aptitude. Simple number counting goes a long way, especially at a very impressionable young age. You can start at any age, even as early as one year old. Count from 1 to 10 by ones and twos. Also, count up to 20, 30, etc. and count by threes, fours, etc.
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 2:35 pm
Did you know that SaddleBrooke Community Outreach sponsors
tutoring programs in math and reading? If you have an interest in
helping students be academically successful, these programs can be
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 12:00 am
Volunteers are needed at this year’s Mathcounts competitions set
for Feb. 14 and March 14.
Wednesday, January 7, 2009 12:00 am
Coronado K-8 School is solving one of the knottiest problems in
K-12 education — how to excite students about math, and raise their
AIMS test scores.
Ed Stiles/Special to The Explorer, Emma Calabresse gets help from adult parent tutor Janet Ellis during a fifth-grade math class at Coronado K-12 School.
Tuesday, July 29, 2008 11:00 pm
A math tutoring program in the Northwest has a new name and new
home for this coming school year.
Thursday, October 31, 2013 8:51 am
High school students who know what A = pi times r-squared is will converge on Pima Community College’s Downtown Campus this week to test their knowledge of proofs, formulas and theorems.
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 8:55 am
An epidemic is sweeping the nation. Girls are at a disadvantage when it comes to success in math and science, and the future does not look bright if parents don’t act now.
Monday, July 29, 2013 10:00 pm
(StatePoint) An epidemic is sweeping the nation. Girls are at a disadvantage when it comes to success in math and science, and the future does not look bright if parents don’t act now.
Thursday, June 13, 2013 4:44 am
(NAPSI)—There’s good news for parents who are concerned that their children’s math skills may need improvement.
Parents can help students see the value of math by making connections to everyday life. (NAPS)
Sunday, February 9, 2003 12:00 am
Parents of Amphitheater middle school students in accelerated
math classes will be receiving notice next week that their students
have an option as to how they want their credit transferred to high
Thursday, September 12, 2013 4:44 am
(NAPSI)—There’s a lot more to Hollywood magic than smoke and mirrors. Popular movie and TV shows about zombies, superheroes, asteroids and cold cases only come to life because of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
A classroom activity on examining a zombie outbreak scenario really helps students learn about math and science in real-world applications. (NAPS)
Sunday, September 8, 2013 10:00 pm
(StatePoint) Math is often a student’s most challenging subject. And if your kids aren’t keen on it, it may not have anything to do with their natural aptitude, but that they could simply be lacking the tools they need to succeed.
Thursday, May 30, 2013 11:03 am
Pima Community College is the top Arizona community college in a national ranking of student math competitions.
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 7:41 am
Carla and Robert Springer are the recipients of the 2011 Arizona
Education Association’s Partners in Education Award. The award
honors those who support neighborhood schools. Recipients include
corporations, local businesses, individuals or community groups
that exhibit exemplary support for local public schools. Only one
such award is given each year for the entire state.
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 12:00 am
Students from a Northwest school are leading Arizona entries in
the Math League’s national math competition, and rank 11th
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 12:00 am
Middle school students from more than 20 schools in the Tucson
area are registered to participate in this year’s Southern Arizona
Chapter MATHCOUNTS competition, to be held on Saturday, Feb. 14, at
Cienega High School, 12775 E. Mary Ann Cleveland Way.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 10:00 pm
(StatePoint) From keeping track of an allowance to learning basic budgeting skills, teaching kids about money can help them improve their math abilities and develop important life skills.
Thursday, May 30, 2013 12:15 pm
Four Pima Community College students have been awarded Art Alberding Math Scholar Awards for 2013-14.