Camp seeks to engage young mathematicians
Students taking part in the summer camp program, MathPath, complete daily homework and interact with top mathematicians. The traveling program is being held at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn., where students are engaged in discussions and activities about advanced math concepts, such as cryptology and projective geometry. "There's a whole lot of math you don't learn in the schools that these camps will teach you," student Catherine Phillips said. Pioneer Press (St. Paul, Minn.)
N.C. district shares best practices for going digital
Mooresville, N.C., schools -- considered a national model for digital learning -- recently held its fourth annual Summer Connection conference, which drew educators nationwide to the district to learn more about using digital technology in classroom lessons. During the conference, Richard Culatta, director of the Office of Educational Technology for the U.S. Department of Education, noted that October has been declared Connected Educator month and said, "We have to pour gasoline on the flame of teacher collaboration online to make sure we're taking advantage of all these great technologies." The Charlotte Observer (N.C.)
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