- Year 2016
- NSF Noyce Award # 1240038
- First Name Tom
- Last Name Fox
- Discipline Mathematics
Jana Willis, University of Houston-Clear Lake, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jennifer Lopez, University of Houston-Clear Lake, LopezJ4310@UHCL.edu
Exposing teachers to innovative strategies will influence their adoption of new innovations in their future classrooms. Students in high needs schools are often lacking in opportunities to experience innovations in their classrooms. Research has proven that innovations such a technologies can engage and motivate students.
Noyce scholars at University of Houston-Clear Lake have had opportunities to attend training in SmartBoard and Promethean Boards use in the mathematics classroom. They have attended a seminar on 3D printing in mathematics. Additionally, each summer the scholars have an opportunity to teach in the universities Kids University in areas of mathematics, programming and game design and development.