National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Engaging Students in Learning Mathematics Grant (6-8)
Engaging Students in Learning Mathematics grants seek to incorporate middle school classroom materials or lessons that actively engage students in tasks and experiences to deepen and connect their content knowledge. 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. The focus of these materials should be on showing the connectivity of mathematics to other fields or to the world. Proposals must address the following: one or more of the Content Standards: number and operations, geometry, measurement, or algebra; plan for developing and evaluating materials; and the anticipated impact on students’ learning.
Amount: Grants of up to $3,000 will be awarded.
Eligibility: Applicants must be a current (on or before October 13, 2017) Full Individual or E-Member of NCTM or teach at a school with a current (on or before October 13, 2017) NCTM Pre-K-8 school membership and currently teach mathematics in grades 6-8 at least 50 percent of the school day.
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