National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Engaging Students in Learning Mathematics Grades 6-8Deadline: November 4, 2016
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) is seeking proposals to incorporate middle school classroom materials or lessons that actively engage students in tasks and experiences to deepen and connect their content knowledge. This award is for individual classroom teachers. Materials may be in the form of books, visual displays, slide shows, videotapes, or other appropriate medium. Materials may not be calculators, computers, or related equipment. Proposals must address the following: one or more of the Content Standards: number and operations, geometry, measurement, algebra; plan for developing and evaluating materials; and the anticipated impact on students’ learning.
Amount: Grants of up to $3,000 each will be awarded.
Eligibility: The applicant must be a current (on or before October 14, 2016) Full Individual or E-Member of NCTM or teach at a school with a current (on or before October 14, 2016) NCTM Pre-K–8 school membership and currently teach mathematics in grades 6–8 at least 50 percent of the school day.