National Math + Science Initiative Blog


Building a Strong Academic Foundation Starts with a Teacher

We know we’re not alone when we say watching the live feed from the 3rd annual White House Science Fair was absolutely inspirational. These incredible young scientists are talented and will undoubtedly provide innovative medical research and save the planet by discovering safer bio chemicals for the earth. Needless to say, America can expect great things from these young American innovators in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). But how do we get more of our young people into a STEM career? As President Obama stated in his speech ...

AP Summer Institute Set to Take Place in Colorado

Written by: Dr. Helayne Jones, President & CEO of the Colorado Legacy Foundation Helayne Jones was named President & CEO of the Colorado Legacy Foundation in March 2009. As the leader of this dynamic, growing organization, Jones draws on 15 years of expertise gained as an education consultant, her experience as a college professor, and her previous work as a marketing executive. Her consulting experience includes work with school districts and education foundations in Colorado and throughout the country to implement school reform by improving business processes in education systems. ...

Common Core Is Our Buzzword

“Common Core” has been the top buzzword here at NMSI this week. We started off the week excited about the 6,000 educators that came to the site to view and help spread the word about the newly released common core resources and materials available to all teachers and now we are ending the week eager to see the new Ad’s featuring NMSI during the 2013 Masters Golf Tournament. It’s important for teachers to be equipped with valuable materials around common core to raise the bar with consistent education that ...

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