January 8, 2010

MoMath staff participated in a two-day conference organized by the Sloan and Templeton Foundations. At the conference, the attendees learned about teaching techniques that stimulate interest in mathematics, applicable to all types and levels of learners. International experts spoke about the latest ideas in mathematics education in the U.S., Hungary, Hong Kong, and other countries.

January 6, 2010

The Math Midway just finished a highly successful run at the Da Vinci Science Center in Allentown, PA. Jeffrey Countess, Director of Business Relations at the Da Vinci Center, reports that they experienced a 33% increase in attendance, compared to the previous year, during the time the Math Midway was on display. Attendance among middle school and high school students enjoyed an especially large boost.