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2014-05-29 08:34:26

Foundation provides annual support for the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) and its premier competition - the U.S.A. Mathematical Olympiad (USAMO) CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Akamai Foundation today announced that it will award three high school math students with scholarships for their placement in the recent U.S.A. Mathematical Olympiad. They are among the twelve USAMO winners who will be recognized at the forty-third USAMO awards ceremony to be...

2010-06-08 13:42:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Akamai Foundation today announced that it has awarded three high school math students with scholarships for their placement in the recent U.S.A. Mathematical Olympiad. An awards ceremony for the USAMO winners was held yesterday, June 7, in Washington D.C. at the MAA Headquarters and the U.S. Department of State building. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100225/AKAMAILOGO ) The Akamai Foundation, established in 2000 by Akamai...

2008-10-10 10:50:00

A culture of neglect and, at some age levels, outright social ostracism, is derailing a generation of students, especially girls, deemed the very best in mathematics, according to a new study. In a report published today (Oct. 10) in the Notices of the American Mathematical Society, a comprehensive analysis of decades of data on students identified as having profound ability in math describes a culturally constricted pipeline that puts American leadership in the mathematical sciences and...

2007-06-08 06:00:29

By Mills, Jamie D The teaching of statistics at the elementary and secondary level is a relatively new expansion of the curriculum. Considering the many challenges faced by teachers of statistics in higher education, there is a continuing need to evaluate and monitor teaching and learning at this level. The purpose of this study was to survey elementary and secondary teachers to determine their attitudes about statistics, their perceptions related to student attitudes and achievement, and...

2004-11-27 03:00:16

Reform efforts in science and mathematics education have received much attention over the last few years. Although much of the reform activity has focused on K-12 levels of education, there has also been significant activity at the college level. School Science and Mathematics has sought to provide an opportunity for its readers to to get a glimpse of some of the exciting developments at the college level and invited us to co-edit a special issue devoted to that theme. National standards...

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American Mathematical Monthly
2012-05-07 07:56:05

The American Mathematical Monthly is a mathematical journal founded by Benjamin Finkel in 1894. It is published 10 times per year by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). It has been available online at the MAA’s website since 1997. This journal publishes articles, notes, and other features about mathematics and the profession. It is intended for a wide audience of mathematicians, from undergraduate students to research professionals. Articles are chosen on the basis of their...

2012-04-29 22:44:22

MAA FOCUS is a newsmagazine published for the Mathematical Association of America. It features news items and short articles of interest to the organization’s members. The magazine was established in 1981 and published 9 times a year until 2009, when it switched to bimonthly publications. 2008 circulation was 22,400 copies. Marcia P. Sward was the first editor of the magazine (1981-1985). The current managing editor is Lois Baron. Image Caption: MAA FOCUS front cover, January 2009 issue....

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