20 December 1999 Vol. 4, No. 51
THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS
Math Education Trust (MET), Toyota TIME | BLS Career Information |
MATH EDUCATION TRUST (MET)
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
The Math Education Trust was established to fund special
projects that will enhance the teaching and learning of
mathematics. NCTM members can nominate candidates for
Lifetime Achievement Awards, and other awards are available
through a competitive process based on proposals submitted
by individual applicants.
Two-year Toyota TIME grants of up to $10,000 each, made
possible by Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. and the
Mathematics Education Trust, will be awarded to 35 United
States K-12 teachers. Applications should demonstrate
creativity and emphasize innovative ways of teaching
mathematics or assessing students' learning. The deadline
for applying is 11 January 2000. For details, see:
BLS CAREER INFORMATION - U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Jobs for kids who like...
Information about a variety of careers, classified by
favorite subject in school including math, with details
for those interested in being an engineer, an accountant,
a cashier, an architect, a computer scientist, or a mechanic.
Each career summary includes a description of the job, data
such as salary and number of people in the field, and more.
Also available is a Teacher's Guide with links to detailed
career information from the BLS Occupational Outlook Handbook.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is an agency within the
U.S. Department of Labor.
GEORGE W. HART: INDEX
An index to some of the areas covered by Hart's well-known
and often-visited Web pages, many on geometric topics:
- Geometric sculpture
- Encyclopedia of Polyhedra - over 1000 virtual polyhedra
- Pavilion of Polyhedreality - images and geometry links
- Hart's upcoming book about Zome Geometry
- Research and publications
- A brief biography
- Electric power analysis
- Linear algebra + dimensional analysis = Hart's first book,
- Hart's trilobite recipe (really)
- Citations, press clippings, etc.
With a typical view of Hart's office and what hangs there;
a list of places where his sculpture is currently on public
display; and links to some recent presentations.
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