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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Pre-K-6 Classroom Research Grants

Deadline: November 6, 2015

The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Pre-K-6 Classroom Research Grants supports classroom-based research in precollege mathematics education in collaboration with college or university mathematics educators. Grants will support mathematics educators or classroom teachers teaching mathematics at grades Pre-K-6 level. The proposal may include, but is not restricted to, research on the following topics:

  • Curriculum development and implementation
  • Involvement of at-risk or minority students
  • Students’ thinking about a particular mathematics concept or set of concepts
  • Connection of mathematics to other disciplines
  • Focused learning and teaching of mathematics with embedded use of technology (any acquisition of equipment must support the proposed plan but not be the primary focus of the grant)
  • Innovative assessment or evaluation strategies

Amount: Maximum grants of $6,000 each will be awarded.

Eligibility: The applicant must be either: 1) a college or university mathematics educator who is a full-year individual member or e-member of NCTM (on or before October 15, 2015), or 2) a teacher (a) with a full-year individual member or e-member of NCTM (on or before October 15, 2015) or (b) who teaches at a school having a current (on or before October 15, 2015) NCTM Pre-K-8 school membership.

Link: http://www.nctm.org/Grants-and-Awards/grants/Pre-K-6-Classroom-Research-Grants/

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