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ASU to host Women's Studies symposium

...release today."The goal of this year's Women's Studies symposium is to bring together academic study and real-world applications of gender studies. The Women's Studies program aspires to promote scholarship on gender studies, and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-03-02/asu-host-womens-studies-symp
Latest News | Education
Students learn how to use math in real world

...good move. "Math is no longer about solving problems in isolation," she said. "It's solving problems in real-world applications. The kids are having to ask themselves, 'How can I use algebra or geometry to solve this problem?' " Reach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/08/met_510652.shtml
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'3-D printer' aids engineers' visions

...mechanical engineering student Chris Burnette, who works in research and development at Club Car. The printer has real-world applications also. Not only does the printer save time - up to a few days - but it can also save thousands of dollars for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/22/bus_129354.shtml
Business | Club Car
Day-to-day life enriches teacher's lessons in class

Letrece McCoy infuses her fifth-grade math lessons at Windsor Spring Elementary with "real world" applications.But that real world disrupted her life on Aug. 29, 2005.McCoy had been a teacher for 12 years at Robert Russell Moton Elementary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2010-09-13/day-day-life-enriches-tea
Education | Metro | Education
Exec stresses being prepared

...been developed at SRS or out at Fort Gordon or possibly the Medical College (of Georgia) and trying to find real-world application for those particular technologies. Q: That hasn't happened on a large scale yet, has it? A: We've had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/03/bus_277359.shtml
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Science scores improves; other subjects stay stagnant

...Dr. Nielsen said students may also be tuning out the test because its questions are so stale and contain no real-world applications. Over the next two years, the superintendent said she will work with other educators to devise more questions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/09/11/met_199512.shtml
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Event may plant SEED of scientific curiosity

...have hands-on demonstrations involving math and science, and they will show how science and math are used in real-world applications, he said. Although the event is targeted at fourth- through eighth-graders, there will be something for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/05/aik_478022.shtml
Augusta State University | University of South Carolina - Aiken
Lab links lessons to real world

...Middle School pupils experienced technology Wednesday that some say will bridge the gap from classroom work to real-world applications. This week the school opened a synergistic lab that gives pupils a look at how math and science apply to a job...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/01/met_197011.shtml
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New terms, same lesson

...rigorous curriculum mandated by the state Department of Education. "It's a new way of teaching kids about the real-world applications of what they're learning in the classroom," Ms. Howlett said. "You have to make it relevant to them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/10/met_543887.shtml
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Robot dog nose knows where the ball goes

...offers a welcome respite for the students, RoboCup U.S. Open Chairman Tucker Balch said the competition has real world applications. Though technology for batteries, motors and computer processors has rapidly advanced over the past decade...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/10/met_452721.shtml
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