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Grants, Scholarships, and Awards
Apply now for these grants, scholarships, and awards from the
Mathematics Education Trust (MET):
PreK-8 Preservice Teacher Action Research Grants
Professional Development Scholarship Emphasizing the
History of Mathematics
Program of Mathematics Study & Active
Prospective Middle School Mathematics Teacher Course
Prospective 7-12 Secondary Teacher Course Work Scholarships
School In-Service Training Grants
Established 37 years ago by the National Council of Teachers of
Mathematics (NCTM), MET channels the generosity of contributors
through the creation and funding of grants, awards, honors, and
other projects that support the improvement of mathematics
teaching and learning.
The deadline to apply for the opportunities listed above is
Friday, 3 May.
PoW taking place: math problem-solving moment of the week
... [forthcoming] ...
Moebius Noodles has come out!
Each chapter of this new book — subtitled "adventurous math
for the playground crowd" — has light bulb ideas for warm-ups
and on the go activities; games with variations for babies,
toddlers, older kids, and adults; and colorful posters that
tell stories about each game's main idea through pictures that
invite readers to play, ask questions, and "notice
The fund-raising campaign for this "plug and play" book
appeared in these pages a year and a half ago. Pre-order a
paperback edition, or "name your price" and download a PDF
version by following the link above.
Using the book's associated question and answer hub, readers
have already begun discussing more than a dozen questions and
issues, such as
Non-competitive math games
What are some suggestions for increasing fluency in
addition and multiplication without rote, timed practice?
Problem remembering numbers
How to deal with "kindergarten math is boring"?
Now taking place: math education conversation of the day
... [forthcoming] ...
Butler-Cooley Excellence in Teaching Award
The Turnaround Management Association (TMA) recognizes
outstanding elementary and secondary grade teachers with the
Butler-Cooley Excellence in Teaching Award.
Since 2004, this program has honored those "who have
demonstrated exceptional dedication and skill in shaping the
lives of students and the communities in which they live." It
awards two teachers $5,000 cash prizes, plus travel and lodging
expenses to TMA's 25th Annual Convention, taking place
3-5 October in Washington, D.C.
The Butler-Cooley Excellence in Teaching Award program, made
possible through the John William Butler Foundation, is open to
currently licensed, active teachers employed by accredited
schools for at least five years. Download the entry form and
apply by the Wednesday, 1 May deadline.