National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Equity in Mathematics Grants for Grades 6–8 Teachers
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) is seeking proposals to incorporate middle school classroom materials or lessons that will improve the achievement of student groups that have previous records of underachievement. 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 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 awarded.
Eligibility: The applicant must be a current (on or before October 15, 2014) Full Individual or E-Member of NCTM or teach at a school with a current (on or before October 15, 2014) 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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