QSM Grant Winners 2013-2014

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Practice AP Calculus AB Exam

On April 20th, the Council of Pre-Service Teachers of Math and Science, with the support of the GeauxTeach Program, the Cain Center and the Department of Mathematics hosted a full-length Practice AP Calculus AB exam to prepare current calculus high schools for the real exam in May.

While their exams were being graded, the students explored LSU and had lunch at the newly renovated Student Union. At 2:30pm, the students returned to collect their scores and attend a Q&A session about major misconceptions on the test lead by Dr. Stephen Shipman of the Math Department.

QSM Grant Winners 2011-2012

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Engineering Education and Applications for NSF Research Experiences for Teachers

This section is under construction. Please contact Brenda Nixon at bnixon@lsu.edu if you have any questions.

LSU Boasts Unique Partnerships with Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Partnerships range from new $1.4 million grant for undergraduate research, unique student scholarships and an HHMI professorship that has lasted over a decade.

LSU Researchers Receive $8 Million Grant, Plus $8 Million in Matching Funds to Improve STEM Education in Central Louisiana

The grant is provided by U.S. Department of Education, matched by The Rapides Foundation, LSU, LSU-Alexandria, The Orchard Foundation and nine Central Louisiana school districts.

Gordon A. Cain Center Abbreviated 2009 Annual Report

  1. Role/Scope/Mission: The Gordon A. Cain Center for Scientific, Technological, Engineering and Mathematical (STEM) Literacy fosters and supports STEM initiatives and collaborations among LSU faculty from the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Basic Sciences, Education, and Engineering and serves as the bridge to link LSU to K-20 colleagues from across Louisiana. The Cain Center informs and educates policy-makers to support and improve teaching and learning in formal and non-formal education settings. It is committed to local, statewide, and national partnerships, and a research and evaluation agenda that is national in scope and statewide in approach. Supported by $36.8 million in current grant and contract support, the Center's primary 2009-10 project strands and strategic efforts are as follows.

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