National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Equity in Mathematics Grants (6-12)
The purpose of this grant is to incorporate classroom materials or lessons that will improve the achievement of student groups that have previous records of underachievement, sometime identified by race, gender, region, or culture. For 2020-21, grants will be awarded to persons currently teaching mathematics in grades 6-12. This award is for individual classroom teachers or small groups of teachers collaborating in one grade or across grade levels. Proposals must address the following: the mathematics content as defined in the Principles and Standards for School Mathematics of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM); the plan for improving achievement of the targeted students; and the anticipated impact on their achievement.
Amount: Grants with a maximum of $8,000 each will be awarded.
Eligibility: The applicant must be a current (on or before October 12, 2019) Essential or Premium member of NCTM or teach at a school with a current (on or before October 12, 2019) NCTM Pre-K-8 school membership and currently teach mathematics in grades 6-8 at least 50 percent of the school day. Past recipients of this grant are ineligible to reapply.
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