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.