Equity in Mathematics Grants
Posted by National Council of Teachers of Mathematics on August 29, 2016
NCTM Accepting Applications or Equity in Mathematics Grants
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 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 improve the achievement of student populations with a previous record of underachievement. Grants of up to $8,000 will be awarded to proposals that include the following: mathematics content as defined in the NCTM’s Principles and Standards for School Mathematics; a plan for improving achievement of the targeted students; and the anticipated impact on their achievement. (*The definition of a classroom teacher is an individual who spends half or more of his/her work time teaching in the classroom.)
To be eligible, 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 and currently teach math in grades 6-8 at least 50 percent of the school day. Activities are to be completed between June 1, 2017, and May 31, 2018. Past recipients of the grant are ineligible to re-apply.
See the NCTM website for complete program guidelines, information about past recipients, and application instructions.
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 4, 2016
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