Students literally flip for Carla Diede's math classes. That's because in her "flipped classroom," students see their lessons online before they show up to class—where they then engage in more active learning. It's just one of several educational innovations Diede '07 is implementing at Harrisburg South Middle School where student achievement is growing by leaps and bounds.
Four South Dakota State University graduate students won the Acumen Award at the MinneMUDAC 2017, an annual data science competition in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, that took place in November.
The South Dakota Board of Regents has approved new academic program requests to meet emerging employment trends across the state. Regents this week authorized new delivery options for a University of South Dakota degree, a new certificate program at USD, and a new specialization at South Dakota State University.
At SDSU, a specialization in data science will be available within the university’s bachelor of science degree in mathematics. This draws upon a wide range of data-centered courses in mathematics, statistics, and statistical computation.
As a result of writing “Instant Relevance: Using Today's Experiences to Teach Tomorrow's Lessons,” Denis Sheeran’s life has changed quite a bit in the last 12 months.
Sheeran had recently become the supervisor of mathematics in Chatham, New Jersey, after teaching high school mathematics for 13 years and noticed a change in the classroom.
Callie Sleep is not one to stay inside the box; she prefers to live outside it. While attending South Dakota State University, Sleep learned being involved inside as well as outside her field was key to developing connections and discovering her interests.
SDSU will be hosting the 63rd annual Eastern South Dakota Science and Engineering Fair on Tuesday March 21, 2017. This event attracts approximately 550 students ranging from 7th-12th grade who have an interest in science and engineering. The Fair will be held in the Stanley J. Marshall Center on the SDSU campus.
Judging begins at 9 a.m. and most judges are finished by noon.