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Improving Students' Understanding of Geometry Grants for Grades PreK-8 Teachers

Type: Foundations
Source: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Program: Improving Students' Understanding of Geometry Grants for Grades PreK-8 Teachers
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.

No person(s) may receive more than one award administered by the Mathematics Education Trust in the same academic year. Past recipients of this grant are not eligible to reapply.

Project activities are to be completed between June 1, 2015, and May 31, 2016.
Purpose: Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All (NCTM 2014) suggests that teachers plan and implement units and lessons that promote positive dispositions toward the study of mathematics, including curiosity, self-confidence, flexibility, and perseverance (p. 115).

To this end, the purpose of this grant is to develop activities that will enable students to better appreciate and understand some aspect of geometry that is consistent with the Principles and Standards for School Mathematics of NCTM. For 2015–2016, grants will be awarded to persons currently teaching at the grades Pre-K–8 level.

The project should include applications of geometry to, for example, art, literature, music, architecture, nature, or some other relevant area and may integrate the use of technology into the teaching of geometry. The activities may use published materials. Any published sources must be documented. Any acquisition of equipment or payment of personal stipends must be critical to the grant proposal.
Deadline: 11-07-2014
Award Max: $4,000.00
Quantity: Unknown
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Proposals must address the following: geometry content, the appropriateness of the application, the link between the Geometry Standard and the project’s activities, and the anticipated impact on students’ learning.

The application packet must be postmarked by November 7, 2014. Faxed copies will not be accepted.

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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
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