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  1. CAARMS, The Council for African and Americans in the Mathematical Sciences - Mathematics Dept., SUNY Buffalo
    An organization that highlights current research by African-American researchers and graduate students in mathematics, strengthens the mathematical sciences by encouraging increased participation of African-Americans and members of other underrepresented groups, facilitates working relations among them, and provides assistance to them in cultivating their careers. more>>

  2. Mathematicians of the African Diaspora - Scott Williams
    Web pages created to exhibit the accomplishments of the peoples of Africa and the African Diaspora within the Mathematical Sciences. Included are areas on the ancients in Africa, modern historical significance, the greatest Black mathematicians, Black research mathematicians, profiles of Black mathematicians, outside North America, special articles such as mathematicians of the last two centuries, sources/references, scholarships and fellowships, and related links. more>>

  3. National Association of Mathematicians (NAM) - John Alexander, Jr., President
    An organization the main objectives of which are the promotion of excellence in the mathematical sciences and the promotion of the mathematical development of underrepresented American minorities. General information, and an Events Database including: People in the NEWS; Regional Faculty Conference on Research & Teaching Excellence; Undergraduate MathFest; Summer Institute in Computational Science; and a Programs and Activities Calendar. See also http://jewel.morgan.edu/~nam/ or http://www.caam.rice.edu/~nated/orgs/nam/. more>>


 
  All Sites - 45 items found, showing 1 to 45

  1. 2nd Conference for African-American Researchers in the Mathematical Sciences (CAARMS) - Rutgers University - DIMACS Center
    The 1996 CAARMS conference: announcement, program, how to order the proceedings. ...more>>

  2. 3rd Conference for African-American Researchers in the Mathematical Sciences (CAARMS) - Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD
    The 1997 CAARMS conference: announcement, schedule, poster sessions. ...more>>

  3. 4th Annual Conference for African-American Researchers in the Mathematical Sciences (CAARMS) - Rice University, Houston, TX
    The 1998 CAARMS conference: schedule, conference attendees contact information. See also http://cm.bell-labs.com/who/will/caarms4.html. ...more>>

  4. Africa - Mathematics and the Liberal Arts - Todd Hammond
    Notes on published articles: a resource for student research projects and for teachers interested in using the history of mathematics in their courses. Many pages focus on ethnomathematics and on the connections between mathematics and other disciplines. ...more>>

  5. The Algebra Project - The Algebra Project, Inc.
    The Algebra Project seeks to impact the struggle for citizenship and equality by assisting students in inner city and rural areas to achieve mathematics literacy. Read about the project's teacher training and support programs such as MUSIC (Multi-User ...more>>

  6. American Council on Education (ACE)
    A forum for the discussion of major issues related to higher education and its potential to contribute to the quality of American life. ACE maintains a domestic and an international agenda and seeks to advance the interests and goals of higher and adult ...more>>

  7. American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)
    Membership, chapters, news and events, notices of conferences, internships, and scholarship and educational opportunities. ...more>>

  8. Applied Mathematical Sciences Summer Institute
    A summer research program for undergraduate majors in mathematics and related fields of application. AMSSI targets underrepresented minorities and women. Read "Determinisitc and Small-World Network Models of College Drinking Patterns," "Algebraic Interleavers ...more>>

  9. The Benjamin Banneker Association, Inc.
    The Benjamin Banneker Association, Inc. is a non-profit organization of individuals and groups concerned about the mathematics education of African-American children. The goals of The Benjamin Banneker Association, Inc. are to serve as advocates for the ...more>>

  10. CeMaST: Center for Mathematics, Science, and Technology - Dossey, Loepp, Fisher; Illinois State University
    A program founded in 1990 to provide a locus of campus-wide efforts for research, teacher education, curriculum development, and dissemination efforts as they apply to integration in mathematics, science, and technology education. Further information ...more>>

  11. Change the Equation
    This non-profit, non-partisan CEO-led initiative aims to "solve America's innovation problem. It answers the call of President Obama's Educate to Innovate Campaign to move the U.S. to the top of the pack in science and math education," with science, technology, ...more>>

  12. Culturally Situated Design Tools: Teaching Math through Culture - Ron Eglash
    Java for creating your own Mangbetu design, cornrow curves, graffiti, bead looms, SimShoBan, Yupik star navigator, Yupik parka patterns, Pre-Columbian pyramids, and rhythm wheels -- and learning the mathematics behind them. Organized into African, African ...more>>

  13. Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education - The EDGE Program
    A program that strengthens the ability of women and minority students to successfully complete graduate programs in the mathematical sciences. Professors Sylvia Bozeman of Spelman College and Rhonda Hughes of Bryn Mawr College co-direct Enhancing Diversity ...more>>

  14. Family Math Classes - EQUALS, Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkeley, CA
    A program to encourage underrepresented groups (especially girls and minority students) to enter careers that use mathematics. A Family Math course lasts approximately 6 weeks. At every session, approximately 25 people (counting parents and children) ...more>>

  15. Grouping Practices (NCREL) - Pathways to School Improvement
    "Grouping practices - especially tracking - often have the effect of reducing equity." This article explores the negative effects of tracking and touches on cooperative learning. From the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL). ...more>>

  16. ISGEm: International Study Group on Ethnomathematics - Ron Eglash
    A group that sponsors programs and business meetings at annual conferences of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) in the United States, and at the International Congress of Mathematics Education (ICME)."Ethnomathematics" describes the ...more>>

  17. Language and Mathematics (Learning and Mathematics) - Cocking, Chipman; Math Forum
    In their 1989 paper, "Conceptual Issues Related to Mathematics Achievement of Language Minority Children," Cocking and Chipman examine the mathematical ability of language minority - particularly bilingual - students, attempting to identify linguistic ...more>>

  18. Limited English Proficiency Students and Mathematics - Kristen Lockwood; Math Forum
    An annotated bibliography of resources for mathematics teachers and others interested in how language may affect the thought, achievement and assessment of students of limited English proficiency, as well as these students' access to knowledge and education. ...more>>

  19. Matematica - Math Forum
    Una lista de correo electrónico para tratar temas relacionados con Matemática (tanto temas técnicos como su historia, didáctica, etc.) y ciencias afines. A mailing list for topics related to mathematics (technical matters as ...more>>

  20. Math - ArabesQ.com
    Homeschooling connections and Web services from the ArabesQ Islamic Academy, offering worksheets, tests, tables, lesson plans, homework help, and suggestions for daily activities and weekly field trips. A chat room is available for children accompanied ...more>>

  21. mathtube.org - Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences
    Videos and slides of past seminar and lecture materials of the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS). Educational clips include "Math Mania at the Middle School,"; several from Emerging Aboriginal Scholars conferences; "Small Number and ...more>>

  22. Minorities & Mathematics - Key Issues in Mathematics at the Math Forum
    Find sites relevant to mathematics and minorities such as African Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans in the Math Forum's Internet Mathematics Library. ...more>>

  23. NACME Backs Me - National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME)
    Meet engineering role models, find local and online resources, and connect to hundreds of engineering societies, universities and career sites. Designed for middle and high school students with an interest in math, science, engineering and technology, ...more>>

  24. NACME: National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc.
    An organization that conducts statistical research; develops model programs that address university performance as well as reform of K-12 math and science education; assures that essential guidance information reaches students, parents and teachers; and ...more>>

  25. Native Access to Engineering Programme (NAEP) - Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Over 1000 pages of free math and science education resources and activities. nativeaccess.com is the domain for the Native Access to Engineering Programme's e-learning community. ...more>>

  26. Native American Geometry - Chris Hardaker
    A physical, proportional geometry that originates from the simple circle. A growing body of architectural and iconographic evidence suggests this geometry was a relatively common tradition and has been practiced for at least 2000 years. The site is divided ...more>>

  27. Native American Homeschool Association Web Site
    Information, support and legal assistance for those who want to home school, with links to more about Native Americans and about homeschooling. ...more>>

  28. NativeNet
    Public discussions designed to promote dialogue and understanding regarding indigenous peoples of all parts of the world. NativeNet hosts a number of conversations on education; one topic discussed in October, 1996 was Teaching Mathematics and Native ...more>>

  29. NCTM San Diego Sessions on Multicultural Issues - Mathematics Education at the Math Forum
    A selection of presentation summaries from the 74th Annual NCTM Meeting, 25-28 April 1996, San Diego, CA. ...more>>

  30. Plimpton 322: The Ancient Roots of Modern Mathematics - Laurence Kirby
    A video documentary of our mathematical ideas from ancient cultures in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, and how they remain relevant in modern society and technology. The 33-minute film includes footage of a 4,000-year-old cuneiform tablet known as Plimpton ...more>>

  31. Program Information Guide Service (NCBE) - The National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition and Language (NCELA)
    Short monographs that provide school-based personnel with information on innovative practices for working with linguistically and culturally diverse students: bilingual and ESL, language minority, immigrants, etc. The National Clearinghouse for English ...more>>

  32. Project SEED
    A non-profit math consulting organization whose goal is to increase the number of minority and educationally disadvantaged youth majoring and pursuing careers in mathematics and related fields. It uses a non-lecture Socratic group style of instruction, ...more>>

  33. SACNAS Biography Project - Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science
    Highlights of the life stories and professional contributions of Native American, Chicano and Latino scientists, mathematicians, and engineers. The Project was created so that K-12 students could see themselves reflected in the stories of the lives that ...more>>

  34. ScienceMakers Video Archive - The HistoryMakers®
    Thousands of stories from life oral history interviews of dozens of contemporary African Americans at the forefront of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM): Shirley Ann Jackson, chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and president ...more>>

  35. Sessions on Minority Issues - 1996 AMS/MAA Joint Meetings, Orlando, FL
    Excerpts from the program for the Joint Mathematics Meetings, January 10-13, 1996, in Orlando, Florida: panel discussions and other relevant presentations. ...more>>

  36. Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)
    The mission of SACNAS is to encourage Chicano/Latino and Native American students to pursue graduate education and obtain the advanced degrees necessary for research careers and science teaching professions at all levels. Their Biography Project, for ...more>>

  37. Sociological Foundations Supporting the Study of Cultural Diversity - Hugh Mehan, Univ. of California at San Diego
    In order to understand the barriers to educational equality faced by low-income cultural and linguistic minority youth, we need to understand the ways in which social class and ethnicity interact with language and culture. This paper examines various ...more>>

  38. Statistics New Zealand (Te Tari Tatau)
    New Zealand's official statistics agency. Key data are available online, with a catalog of publications and discussion forums. ...more>>

  39. SUMMA: Strengthening Underrepresented Minority Mathematics Achievement - Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
    A program intended to increase the representation of minorities in the fields of mathematics, science and engineering and improve the education of minorities. Information about the program, its contributors and projects. Includes a database of biographies ...more>>

  40. Summer Institute in Mathematics for Undergraduates (SIMU) - University of Puerto Rico - Humacao
    A six-week research program in the mathematical sciences for undergraduate sophomores, juniors and seniors from across the U.S. and Puerto Rico. SIMU is designed for Chicano/Latino and Native American undergraduates, the populations served by the Society ...more>>

  41. US2020
    By organizing a million mentors from industry, this organization hopes to provide "uplifting moments of discovery to children through real-world, hands-on projects and academic coaching" in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. The ...more>>

  42. Using Technology to Enhance Engaged Learning for At-Risk Students (NCREL) - Barbara Means; Pathways to School Improvement
    A "critical issue": An increasing number of educators are calling for high standards and challenging learning activities for at-risk students. New technologies can provide meaningful learning experiences for all children, especially those at risk of educational ...more>>

  43. Women and Minorities in Science, Engineering, and Mathematics - Brown University
    Links to resources for women and minorities in science, engineering, and mathematics. Societies and associations; consortia, committees and centers; other resources. Also related links, foundations and organizations. ...more>>

  44. Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering: 1994 - Division of Science Resources Studies (SRS), National Science Foundation (NSF)
    An NSF report that describes the status of groups traditionally underrepresented in science and engineering, and documents factors important to choice of study and to success in pursuing science and engineering. ...more>>

  45. Women, Minorities, and Persons With Disabilities in Science and Engineering: 1996 - Division of Science Resources Studies (SRS), National Science Foundation (NSF)
    This report presents data on participation of underrepresented groups in science and engineering, and documents factors important to success in science and engineering in precollege education, undergraduate and graduate education, and employment. The ...more>>


 
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