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July 24, 2016
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Baylor Enrichment Program Targets Early Math Learners [07/24/2016]

MELA-1A pilot program sponsored by Baylor School of Education’s Department of Curriculum & Instruction aims to impact math understanding in pre-kindergarten children in Waco.

During July, the School of Education is conducting a pilot program in early math intervention, the Math for Early Learners Academy (MELA). The brainchild of Dr. Sandi Cooper, professor in math education, the four-week camp targets 4-5 year olds who are entering kindergarten and need help building number sense, based on assessments.

“We are excited to host MELA at the Mayborn Museum, so the children can have informal learning experiences in math while interacting with the museum exhibits, in addition to in-the-classroom curriculum,” Cooper said. Continue Reading →

October 2, 2014
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SOE Hosts Mathematics Education Conference [10/2/2014]

AMTETxLogoBaylor’s School of Education sponsored the second annual Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators in Texas Conference on Sept. 26-27, with meetings all day Saturday in the Marrs McLean Science Building. Dr. Trena Wilkerson, Professor of Curriculum and Instruction and Graduate Program Director, and Dr. Sandi Cooper, Professor and Coordinator of Mathematics Education Program — along with other members of the Steering Committee of AMTE-TX — hosted the two-day event which showcased presentations by nationally recognized mathematics educators.
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