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VIDEO: WSU excites children about science and math

Brian Wolfer, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Dec 19 2013 - 3:17am

Weber State University President Charles A. Wight, chemistry professor Michelle Paustenbaugh and chemistry instructor Carol Campbell do experiments to excite children about science and math. At weber State, in Ogden On December 16 2013. (Brian Wolfer/Standard-Examiner Correspondent)

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Math the 'graveyard' of Utahns trying to graduate from college

Antone Clark, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Dec 10 2013 - 3:22pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- A state lawmaker says the math requirement required for Utah high school graduates just isn't adding up to success in college.Sen. Steve Urquhart, R-St. George, said high schools should have flexibility in the classes they offer for a required third year of math, in order to help students better prepared for college. He described...

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Lawmaker suggests offering incentives for math scores

Utah state Senator Steve Urquhart, R-St. George

Antone Clark, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Nov 12 2013 - 10:49am

SALT LAKE CITY -- Citing math as the graveyard of higher education students trying to graduate, a Utah lawmaker has suggested the state might want to consider incentives to have high school students raise their math proficiency.

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VIDEO: WSU excites children about science and math

Brian Wolfer, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Dec 19 2013 - 3:17am

Weber State University President Charles A. Wight, chemistry professor Michelle Paustenbaugh and chemistry instructor Carol Campbell do experiments to excite children about science and math. At weber State, in Ogden On December 16 2013. (Brian Wolfer/Standard-Examiner Correspondent)

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With students' help, teacher collects a million pop tabs (video)

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Rachel J. Trotter
Apr 23 2012 - 10:35pm

WASHINGTON TERRACE -- T.H. Bell Junior High School science teacher Al Ladeau is always talking about numbers. About 13 years ago, Ladeau -- looking to offer his students some perspective on numbers, specifically large ones -- got the idea of collecting a million things. He chose to collect soda pop tabs. Ladeau recently reached his goal -- his...

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Monster truck teaches math with object lesson

NICHOLAS DRANEY/Standard-Examiner
Students in Jody Ford’s class complete math exercises designed around the monster truck “Legend” at T.H. Bell Junior High School in Washington Terrace on Wednesday.

Nancy Van Valkenburg
Oct 12 2011 - 10:42pm

WASHINGTON TERRACE -- Jodi Ford was searching for a way to bring math out of the textbooks and into the real world for her students at T.H. Bell Junior High School. She found her inspiration close to home, in the classic monster truck she and her husband own.

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VIDEO: WSU excites children about science and math

Brian Wolfer, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Dec 19 2013 - 3:17am

Weber State University President Charles A. Wight, chemistry professor Michelle Paustenbaugh and chemistry instructor Carol Campbell do experiments to excite children about science and math. At weber State, in Ogden On December 16 2013. (Brian Wolfer/Standard-Examiner Correspondent)

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GALLERY: MATHCOUNTS competition at WSU, Feb. 9, 2013

Coleman Cook concentrates to gel his classmates in the team round for the MATHCOUNTS competition at Weber State University in Ogden.

Brian Wolfer, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Feb 10 2013 - 12:54am

Sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders from across Top of Utah participated in the annual MATHCOUNTS Northern Utah chapter competition at Weber State University in Ogden on Saturday, February 9, 2013.

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With students' help, teacher collects a million pop tabs (video)

(KERA WILLIAMS/Standard-Examiner)

Rachel J. Trotter
Apr 23 2012 - 10:35pm

WASHINGTON TERRACE -- T.H. Bell Junior High School science teacher Al Ladeau is always talking about numbers. About 13 years ago, Ladeau -- looking to offer his students some perspective on numbers, specifically large ones -- got the idea of collecting a million things. He chose to collect soda pop tabs. Ladeau recently reached his goal -- his...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 23 2012 - 10:35pm


Monster truck teaches math with object lesson

NICHOLAS DRANEY/Standard-Examiner
Students in Jody Ford’s class complete math exercises designed around the monster truck “Legend” at T.H. Bell Junior High School in Washington Terrace on Wednesday.

Nancy Van Valkenburg
Oct 12 2011 - 10:42pm

WASHINGTON TERRACE -- Jodi Ford was searching for a way to bring math out of the textbooks and into the real world for her students at T.H. Bell Junior High School. She found her inspiration close to home, in the classic monster truck she and her husband own.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Oct 12 2011 - 11:22pm


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