Illinois Math Teacher Invests in Her Students

Sixth-grade math teacher Michelle Benages lets her students know that she is invested in their success. Benages also lets them make mistakes in a safe environment and treats mistakes as a learning opportunity—an unusual one that can help to transform …

Louisiana Math Teacher Honored with Presidential Award

Donna Patten of Monroe, Louisiana was recently honored with the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). Patten is employed as the middle/high school math curriculum coordinator and Mathematics Design Collaborative local trainer within the Ouachita Parish …

Alabama Math Teacher Receives Highest Honor

A Trussville, Alabama math teacher has been chosen as a recipient of the 2016 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). Jan Walls is one of just five teachers chosen in the elementary mathematics category. The fourth …