Posts Tagged ‘RSM

The Myth of the Gender Ability Gap

While the world argues over the cause of the gender achievement gap in math and science, it’s interesting that at RSM there is no gap. There has never been one in fact. Our female students are and have been on completely equal intellectual footing as their male peers.

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Meet our Alumni: 3 RSM Women with a PhD in their sights

Liz Rapoport, Dina Tsukrov, and Rimma Pivovarov began attending RSM at the ages of 11 and 12. They went to camp every year and worked as counselors during their college years. Twelve years later, they’re completing PhD programs at MIT, Einstein, and Columbia Universities! Read an excerpt from their interview below.

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Meet Our Parents: Heidi R. Wyle

Education and hard work were my strategies for life. Following Brown, I completed a Ph.D. in Physics at MIT, and later after working for a few years at Westinghouse, I jumped into an M.B.A. program at Harvard which I took to like a fish to water and graduated as a Baker Scholar. During business school, I worked with Chris Gabrieli at Bessemer Venture Partners, and then went on to a fabulous career as a biotechnology executive and entrepreneur.

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RSM Featured in Article in the Boston Globe

A recent article in the Boston Globe looks at options for Massachusetts parents looking to bolster their children’s math education. RSM is featured through interviews with some of our parents and our founders. It’s an interesting look at what pushes parents to seek after school programs and what alternatives exist in Massachusetts.

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RSM’s September Newsletter

The first newsletter of the 2010 – 2011 school year is out. I was fascinated to read the interview with Kent Lucken in our “Meet RSM’s Parents” series and to welcome Ilya Rifkin & Olga Pristin to the RSM team.

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Welcome to the RSM Blog

Welcome to the RSM Blog: a space for our teacher and parent community to speak informally about math education in America and in our own school. We think math (and a strong parent, teacher, student bond) is an essential ingredient as it gives a student the ability to think logically, critically and creatively. We use these same skills to constantly evaluate our own program and the alternatives available in public or private schools.

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