MATH LITERACY IS THE KEY TO 21st CENTURY CITIZENSHIP

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Dear We The People, Regarding “Knowledge Isn’t Power” 2/23/15 NYT Op-Ed: Fifty-two years ago, Spring, 1963, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), on the witness stand in Greenville, Mississippi, a courtroom packed with sharecroppers from Greenwood, listens acutely to Federal District Judge Claude F. Clayton’s question, “why is SNCC taking illiterates […]

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 […]

On Friday, April 17, 2015 from 2:45pm – 4:00pm, Algebra Project and YPP will present the Flagway math game in a 75 minute Gallery Workshop at the annual conference National Council of Teachers of Mathematics at the Boston Convention & Exposition Center. The Flagway Game focuses on the manipulation of numbers in ways that go […]

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