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Gene Klotz

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Geometry Author Search
Posted: Mar 2, 1994 2:02 PM
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GEOMETRY AUTHOR SEARCH by MATH CONNECTIONS
A Secondary Mathematics Core Curriculum Initiative

MATH CONNECTIONS is a five-year National Science Foundation project,
designed to make high school mathematics accessible to all students in
grades nine through twelve. Field testing of the ninth grade text
materials has begun, involving 1,500 students in 10 school districts in
Connecticut. Five more field-test sites in Connecticut will be added each
year of the project, and by the end of the third year MATH Connections
will
begin field testing nationwide.

REQUIREMENTS
We are searching for a full time or part time senior author to join the
three senior authors, three principal investigators and ten summer writers
already on board This senior person will already have authored
mathematics
text materials and will possess the ability to plan and write clear,
appropriate, mathematically correct and interesting text materials for
secondary school students in line with the National Council of Teachers of
Mathematics Standards.

FINANCIAL ARRANGEMENTS
We will pay a full time senior author a 12-month salary of $65,000; we
will
pay a part-time senior author a 12-month salary prorated according to time
on the project. Authors' contributions will be acknowledged on the books.

APPLICATION PROCESS
Applicants are asked to forward a letter of interest, a vita, and two
writing samples of student material with teacher commentary.

If you are interested in writing for the MATH Connections Project, please
write to June Ellis, Project Director, CBIA Education Foundation, 370
Asylum Street, Hartford, CT 06103-2022; or call (203)244-1900 or fax
(203)278-8562 for more information.





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