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Miami Math Teacher Dale Adamson Joins FL Milken Educators

Howard D. McMillan Middle School  |  Miami, FL  |  Dec 15, 2017

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Math teacher Dale Adamson talks with veteran Milken Educators in his classroom. From left, Dr. Denise Davis-Cotton (MI '97); Eva Hernandez (FL '04); Dr. Jane Foley (IN '94), senior vice president of the Milken Educator Awards; and recipient Dale Adamson (FL '17).

Adamson goes to great lengths to show his students the real-world applications of mathematics. He enthralled a crowd of kids, teachers and parents the day he climbed up on the school’s roof to drop student-made baskets from a specific height to illustrate a mathematical solution to a particular equation. When NASA landed a probe on an asteroid, Adamson turned the event into a math and science lesson that explored how algebra made the mission possible.

In this series:  Dale Adamson (FL '17)
In this photo:  Dale Adamson (FL '17)

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