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November 28th, 2012 - 8:24 pm § in 2012 - December

Moses and Secondary Mathematics Laboratory in third year at U. Michigan

Taught by Robert Moses, the Secondary Math Lab (SML) is a two-week algebra course at the University of Michigan School of Education that draws heavily on curriculum developed by the Algebra Project. Moses works with SML staff and participants to create rich mathematical experiences designed to accel[...]

July 14th, 2013 - 9:23 pm § in 2013 - Summer

NSF Supported Research on High School Cohorts Nears Completion

We are now synthesizing lessons learned on the multiple fronts of development and implementation of individual cohort classes in collaboration with universities and schools.  In the course of this research, local universities, YPP, the Industrial Areas Foundation, and other partners have worked clo[...]

November 28th, 2012 - 8:25 pm § in 2012 - December

The Algebra Project is back in Miami!

In July 2012, 40 incoming 9th grade students and 4 teachers from Miami Northwestern Senior High in Liberty City participated in a 4-week Algebra Project Summer Institute at Florida International University (FIU) to receive instruction in mathematics, language arts, and learn about the Young Peopleâ€[...]

July 14th, 2013 - 9:26 pm § in 2013 - Summer

Origins of High School Math Cohorts

Since 2002, the Algebra Project has been developing a “Math Cohort Model” that will prepare students who previously performed in the lowest quartile on standardized mathematics exams to graduate high school in four years prepared to succeed in credit bearing college mathematics courses.  The mo[...]

December 23rd, 2011 - 9:58 am § in 2011 - December

Making Teaching & Learning Visible: UM Secondary Math Lab with AP

The University of Michigan School of Education hosted its second annual Secondary Mathematics Laboratory (SML) from August 8-19, 2011 At the heart of the SML is a special mathematics class for entering ninth-graders taught by Bob Moses―civil rights leader, Algebra Project founder & president, [...]

November 28th, 2012 - 8:26 pm § in 2012 - December

Mansfield OH Seniors use OSUM English course to reflect on math literacy

The Mansfield, Ohio, Algebra Project Cohort of high school seniors will participate in a semester-long writing course offered at The Ohio State University Mansfield Campus in spring 2013. The students and instructor Cheryl Logan will collaboratively develop the content for this course, which is to i[...]

December 23rd, 2013 - 2:50 pm § in 2013 - December

NSF supplement supports collaboration with ETS Cognitive Scientists

Cognitive Scientists from Educational Testing Service will aid development of a Logic Model/Theory of Action for teaching and learning in the Algebra Project. The goal is to develop a theory of action and logic model that reflects the successful teaching and learning with the instructional materials[...]

December 23rd, 2011 - 9:59 am § in 2011 - December

Milwaukee AP veterans of 1990s leverage project bonds

Lilly Simmons and Paulette Bangura to drive the Milwaukee Algebra Project which served students in school and after school since the 1990s.  This fall, Bangura teamed up with Simmons to organize and pilot a Math Literacy Leadership initiative as part of Bangura’s African Centered Global Education[...]

November 28th, 2012 - 8:26 pm § in 2012 - December

Augustus Hawkins High School in Los Angeles leverages Algebra Project

Last year, school Administrators Andre Hargunani and Tony Terry and a team of teachers successfully petitioned the Los Angeles Unified School District to run the reopened Augustus Hawkins High School in South Los Angeles. About 500 students at Augustus Hawkins High are using Algebra Project curricul[...]

December 23rd, 2013 - 2:56 pm § in 2013 - December

“Moving Beyond” Benefit Fosters Policy Debate

On Wednesday, November 6th, a benefit for the Algebra Project, “Moving Beyond the Achievement Gap-Establishing a Universal Right to Vote and Quality Public School Education as a Constitutional Right,” was held with Taylor Branch and Bob Moses at Busboys & Poets, in Washington, DC, co-sponsor[...]