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Description: An organization with the mission of improving math education in our nation's public schools. Download PDFs from MfA's Lesson Plan Database according to math subject, topic, technology, duration, level, and activity structure, which includes the categories collaborative problem-solving, self-guided problem solving, simulation, pooled data analysis, quiz, test, and demonstration. Learn about MfA's Newton Fellows and Newton Master Teachers, and how to apply for these New York City professional development opportunities. The brainchild of mathematician and investment banker Jim Simons, Math for America also offers seminars and a quarterly newsletter on the events and people at MfA, as well as articles on current research in math education and teaching and interviews with math education experts. The site features an online discussion forum, and organizes a selection of third party resources, including of educational podcasts.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Collections, Web-Based Discussions, Organizations, Newsletters
Math Ed Topics: Staff/Prof Development, Math Ed Research/Reform, Community Outreach

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