National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Equity in Mathematics Grants (6-8)Deadline: November 4, 2016
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) is accepting applications for Equity in Mathematics grants for classroom teachers in grades 6-8. The purpose of the grant is to incorporate middle school classroom materials or lessons that will improve the achievement of student groups with a previous record of underachievement in math. Grants are awarded to 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 NCTM; the plan for improving achievement of the targeted students; and the anticipated impact on their achievement.
Amount: Grants of up to $8,000 each will be made.
Eligibility: Grants are awarded to persons currently teaching mathematics in grades 6-8. Applicants 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 PreK-8 school membership who currently teaches mathematics in grades 6-8 at least 50 percent of the school day.