National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Equity in Mathematics Grants (6-8)Deadline: November 6, 2015
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. 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 will be made.
Eligibility: Applicants must be a current (on or before October 15, 2015) full individual or e-member of NCTM or teach at a school with a current (on or before October 15, 2015) NCTM PreK-8 school membership who currently teaches mathematics in grades 6-8 at least 50 percent of the school day.