The 10th annual Competitive Game, an internationalÂ competition organized jointly by the French Federation for Mathematical Games andÂ Societe de Calcul Mathematique (SCM), has started.Â
The topic this year is: "Traffic Jams in Houston, Texas". Prizes are available to individuals and to teams of students.Â
For the competition guidelines please see: http://www.scmsa.eu/archives/SCM_FFJM_Competitive_Game_2018_2019.pdf
There are still limited opportunities for students to attend the 6th annual "Rice University School House Mania" on December 13th, 2018 when the Rice Men's basketball team faces St. Edwards University in Tudor Fieldhouse. Rice Athletics will provide students with the tremendous opportunity to visit Rice University's campus for not only an educational field trip, but a fun basketball game as well. Specifically, 3rd-, 4th-, and 5th- grade students are invited to participate in this memorable, exciting, and educational program! We highly encourage you toÂ sign up ASAP.
Since its inception in 1987, RUSMP has served over 10,000 teachers across the country. Click on the images below to see the number of teachers served in Houston-area school districts and across the state of Texas and beyond.Â
In response to the many calls and emails from members of the community seeking math tutors, weÂ have created this site. This service to the community supports Rice Universityâ€™s Vision for the Second Century, Second Decade (https://v2c2.rice.edu/) which includes â€śEngage Houston and Empower its Success.â€ť
Feel free to contact the tutor directly. Hours, location, and pay are negotiated between the tutor and parent/student.
Does helping your child with mathematics homework seem challenging? Do you want your child to do well in mathematics, but arenâ€™t quite sure of how to accomplish this? Carolyn White, RUSMP Director of Elementary Programs answered these questions on Saturday, Oct. 13 at the African American Library at the Gregory School. She shared strategies for parents to support their children with developing strong math skills and provide resources for achieving this goal.Â
RUSMP will collaborate with Texas A&M University to evaluate Harmony Public Schoolsâ€™ (HPS) brand-new grant from U.S. Department of Education. HPS has recently been selected as one of the 18 Education Innovation and Research grants awarded by U.S. Department of Education. HPS will receive $8 Million over the five years to improve and extend their project-based STEM model at the elementary level. RUSMPâ€™s director of research and evaluation, Dr. Adem Ekmekci, will serve in the evaluation and research team with Texas A&Mâ€™s Education Research Center under Dr.
Dr. Gail Hamilton, Mathematics Teacher and Department Chairperson at Pin Oak Middle School and RUSMP National Science Foundation Noyce Fellow, was recently awarded the Guiding Star Award by Parents for Public Schools of Houston. She received her award, presented to the unsung heroes of K-12 public school education, at a ceremony at the Grand Hall on the Rice University campus on September 27, 2018. Congratulations Gail!
RUSMP hosted over 100 educators from across Texas and Louisiana at the 2nd annual Texas Instruments Teacher Teaching with Technology (T3) Regional Summit on October 27, 2018. This year's summit, held at Duncan Hall on the Rice campus, featured sessions on how to effectively use TI technology in math and science instruction and assessment. Sessions were facilitated by T3 instructors from across the country, including RUSMP Executive Director Richard Parr.
STEM Students on the Rise isÂ a new student club dedicated to providing support and opportunities for Rice students studying in the STEM fields. Students as well as faculty and staff from Rice University and Harmony Public Schools, attended the innagural meetingÂ which took place on Monday, September 10 in Miner Lounge in the Rice Memorial Center. The club, co-sponsored by RUSMP and Harmony Public Schools, is open to all students interested in STEM.Â