Posts tagged with: "Mastery Math Lab"

Higher education gets a reboot

Higher education gets a reboot

Something had to be done. It was 2010 and the alarmingly high failure rate among students who were taking the […]

Garfield Jugar is one of 168 Learning Assistants at FIU helping other students in peer mentoring. Jugar works in FIU’s Mastery Math Lab.

FIU transforms collegiate math experience

This story was originally published Sept. 24, 2015, on FIU News. FIU has implemented new teaching methods resulting in double-digit pass […]

New lab helps students slay math

New lab helps students slay math

A second Mastery Math Lab has opened its doors this fall to serve more than 2,000 students enrolled in university […]

FIU receives $25 million in state funds for improving graduation rate, helping students secure jobs

FIU receives $25 million in state funds for improving graduation rate, helping students secure jobs

FIU’s efforts to improve graduation rates and prepare students for high-paying 21st century careers will translate into $25 million in […]

The-state-of-the-art Mastery Math Lab in the Green Library.

‘The Chronicle of Higher Education’ learns what it means to be FIU learning assistant

Randy Juste was a math Learning Assistant at FIU who earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry this spring. As a student, […]

FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg

FIU president to lead national STEM expert committee

FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg has been named chair of a National Academies’ committee to develop benchmark and tracking tools […]

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High school students focus on STEM careers at FIU

FIU, in collaboration with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), hosted the association’s 2015 Youth Leadership Development Forum in […]

Mastery Math recognized by White House

Mastery Math recognized by White House

The White House has recognized FIU’s Mastery Math model as one of its 150 Commitment to Action for increasing educational outcomes and […]

FIU transforms collegiate math experience

FIU transforms collegiate math experience

FIU has implemented new teaching methods resulting in double-digit pass rate increases across introductory math courses. Throughout higher education, math courses […]

Panelists discuss the importance of increasing the amount of Hispanics in STEM fields. Pictured (left to right): Carlos Becerra (FIU), Dr. Antonio Flores (HACU), Ted Wells (STEMConnector), Cris Turner (Dell)

FIU kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month in Washington, D.C.

D.C. weekly update: As Hispanic Heritage Month kicked off in Washington, D.C., FIU’s strengths in STEM education and educating minorities […]

FIU honored by White House for Bright Spots in Hispanic Education

FIU honored by White House for Bright Spots in Hispanic Education

The White House has recognized FIU’s Mastery Math Lab and the STEM Transformation Institute as Bright Spots in Hispanic Education, […]

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Peer-mentoring program revolutionizes the classroom

Peer-mentoring program revolutionizes the classroom

Growing up in Jamaica, Garfield Jugar was never a “math person.” Actually, he hated math. Tired of his mother always […]

FIU contributes to improved algebra test scores in struggling Miami-Dade schools

FIU contributes to improved algebra test scores in struggling Miami-Dade schools

In its second year, a collaborative project by FIU and Miami-Dade County Public Schools produced encouraging results for students struggling […]

Pilot project contributes to improved algebra test scores in Miami-Dade schools

Pilot project contributes to improved algebra test scores in Miami-Dade schools

A collaborative pilot program created by FIU and Miami-Dade County Public Schools produced encouraging results for a group of high school […]

Math Lab proves successful with increase in algebra pass rates

Math Lab proves successful with increase in algebra pass rates

Fall 2012 College Algebra pass rates have increased to 52 percent. That’s an increase of about 20 percent since efforts […]