Maximum award: $6,000.
Eligibility: classroom teachers currently teaching mathematics at the grades PreK-6 level who are current (as of October 14, 2011) NCTM members or who teach in a school that (as of October 14, 2011) has a NCTM PreK-8 school membership.
Deadline: November 11, 2011.
Project Objectives: “The research must be a significant collaborative effort involving a college or university mathematics educator (a mathematics education researcher or a teacher of mathematics learning, teaching, or curriculum) and one or more grades PreK-6 classroom teachers. The proposal may include, but is not restricted to, research on curriculum development and implementation, involvement of at-risk or minority students, students’ thinking about a particular mathematics concept or set of concepts, connection of mathematics to other disciplines, focused learning and teaching of mathematics with embedded use of technology, and innovative assessment or evaluation strategies.” For more information, visit the grant website.
Note: WGBY is not affiliated with this grant-making program. Any questions should be submitted via the National Council of Teachers website.