MATH LITERACY IS THE KEY TO 21st CENTURY CITIZENSHIP

Oct. 2016 – Dear Friends of the Algebra Project, you may know that Paul Shields, a mathematician, educator, and a champion of mathematics literacy who volunteered with the Algebra Project at Lanier High School in the early 2000s, passed recently. His daughter, Ruth, shared Paul’s obituary in an earlier post and encouraged us to share […]

October 2016 – The Ohio State University at Mansfield – Mathematics Literacy Initiative (MLI) is taking strides to increase teacher professional development regionally by developing: A professional learning community that provides professional development for K-8 teachers based on the Algebra Project’s 5-step curricular process. The initiative currently serves five school districts and more than a […]

In National Science Foundation supported research conducted from 2009-2013, the Algebra Project studied a cohort model designed to “harness the peer culture” and accelerate mathematics learning for students who enter high school performing in the lowest quartile on the math portion of state tests.  At six high schools, cohorts of ~20 students took math together […]

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