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The National Science Foundation (NSF) has funded many pre-college curriculum development projects. Some have completed their work; some are still in progress. There are a number of college-level projects as well.

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Online Curriculum Projects and Related Information

Many substantial curriculum development projects are under way. Following is a short list of projects and related information. For more, search or browse the Math Forum's Internet Mathematics Library : Curriculum/Materials Development.

  AIMS Education Foundation
"Activities Integrating Mathematics and Science." A non-profit, independent organization established to develop integrated math/science materials for ... more>>

  Athena, Earth and Space Science for K-12 - Learning Technologies Project
Instructional Material for the classroom, most with student activities and some supported by Teacher Talk. Major scientific topics include Oceans, ... more>>

  The Calculus Consortium - John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Publishers
The Calculus Consortium, based at Harvard University and funded by NSF, produced textbooks such as Functions Modeling Change, Applied Calculus, ... more>>

  CESAME Support Site for Investigations Discussions - CESAME, Brown University, Math Forum
A place to share ideas, questions, and experiences from teaching TERC's Investigations in Number, Data and Space at four levels: Grades K-1; 2-3; 4-5; ... more>>

  CME Project - Center for Mathematics Education, Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
The CME Project is a four-year, NSF-funded, comprehensive high school mathematics program that is problem-based, student-centered, and organized ... more>>

  COMPASS: Curricular Options in Mathematics Programs for All Secondary Students - Linda A. Roach
COMPASS provides information and assistance with the implementation of five comprehensive curriculum projects that support the Standards set forth by ... more>>

  Connected Mathematics Project (CMP) - Michigan State University
A project funded by the NSF to develop a complete mathematics curriculum for the middle grades (6-8), one rich in connections among the various topic ... more>>

  Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (COMAP)
A non-profit organization offering multidisciplinary and academically rigorous curriculum materials and teacher development programs based on ... more>>

  Everyday Mathematics Center - University of Chicago School Mathematics Project (UCSMP)
An NSF-funded center established to support educators, parents and students who are using, or will soon be using, Everyday Mathematics, a ... more>>

  Interactive Mathematics Program (IMP) - Key Curriculum Press
A four-year integrated problem-based secondary mathematics curriculum and professional development program for teachers that meets college entrance ... more>>

  Interactive Math Program (IMP) Sites - Mathematics Education at The Math Forum
Links to sites and articles with information on the Interactive Mathematics Program (IMP), a four-year, problem-based mathematics curriculum for high ... more>>

  K-12 Mathematics Curriculum Center (MCC) - Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
This NSF-funded K-12 Mathematics Curriculum Center assists school districts as they select and implement standards-based mathematics curricula. It ... more>>

  MASTER Tools: Modeling And Simulation Tools for Education Reform - Shodor Education Foundation, Inc.
Interactive models and curricular materials, including: a galaxy simulation, fractal modelling tools, an energy minimization program using simulated ... more>>

  Mathematics Across the Curriculum (MATC) - Dartmouth College
An NSF-funded project which strives to integrate the study of mathematics into the whole curriculum. MATC Courses: Mathematics and the Humanities ... more>>

  NCTM Standards (Standards 2000) - National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
NCTM's Principles and Standards for School Mathematics is the compilation of the lessons learned and experiences gained over the years since the 1989 ... more>>

  Project 2061: Science Literacy for a Changing Future - American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
A long-term initiative to reform K-12 education nationwide so that all high-school graduates will be literate in science. The project is creating a ... more>>

  Project ARISE (Applications Reform In Secondary Education) - Hogan Senior High School
ARISE is a curriculum development project funded by a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to the Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications ... more>>

  Show-Me Center
A National Science Foundation project supporting implementation of standards-based middle grades mathematics curricula. The site features a calendar ... more>>

  System Dynamics in Education Project (SDEP)
System dynamics is a method for studying the world around us. It deals with understanding how complex systems change over time. Internal feedback ... more>>

  This is MegaMathematics! (MegaMath) - Nancy Casey; Los Alamos National Laboratory
The frontier of mathematics is an exciting place, where mathematicians experiment and play with creative and imaginative ideas, many of them ... more>>

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