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2011 – December

December 23rd, 2011 - 10:16 am § in 2011 - December

Flagway Game partnership proposes transformative STEM learning effort

The Algebra Project is partnering with the Young Peoples Project, Herb Clemens of the Ohio State University Mathematics Dept., OSU-Mansfield Campus, the Mansfield (OH) Public Schools, San Francisco Unified School District, the University of Michigan School of Education, the Educational Testing Servi[...]

December 23rd, 2011 - 10:20 am § in 2011 - December

Celebrating the life of Dr. Vida M Gaynor, Ph.D.

Dr. Vida M. Gaynor, Ph.D., beloved Elder, passed Sunday, October 23, 2011 in Jackson, MS.  Dr. Gaynor served on the founding Algebra Project Board of Directors in 1991 as the organization incorporated that year; many may remember her participation in the early national Algebra Project meetings of t[...]

December 23rd, 2011 - 10:22 am § in 2011 - December

A message from Ben Moynihan, AP Director of Operations

Greetings, All. We are grateful to share these stories about the collaborative work with schools, students, parents, administrators, and with university and organizational partners that make the impact of our mission so much more effective. We seek to grow a vibrant national network so that when a n[...]

December 23rd, 2011 - 10:04 am § in 2011 - December

OSU-Mansfield and Mansfield OH City Schools convene planning meeting

On Thursday, November 10th, Dr. Lee McEwan of the Ohio State University-Mansfield Campus’ mathematics department convened a planning meeting with the leadership of Mansfield City Schools―Superintendent Dan Freund, Director of State & Federal Programs Betsy Alexander, Mansfield Senior High Sc[...]

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, [...]

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[...]

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

AP teacher Kate Belin receives Sloan award for excellent teaching in NYC

Kate Belin, mathematics teacher at Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School (FLHFHS) in the South Bronx, NY, was honored with a Sloan Award for Excellence in Teaching Mathematics in a ceremony held by the Fund for the City of NY on November 16th, 2011.  Kate has taught Algebra Project Geometry material[...]

December 23rd, 2011 - 10:04 am § in 2011 - December

AP teacher Marcus Hung receives National Board Certification

The Algebra Project community celebrates Marcus Hung’s recent completion of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) Certification.  A NBPTS certificate is “achieved upon successful completion of a voluntary assessment program designed to recognize effective and ac[...]

December 23rd, 2011 - 10:08 am § in 2011 - December

JOINS “100KIN10,” A MULTI-SECTOR MOVEMENT TO TACKLE NATION’S NEED FOR 100,000 EXCELLENT MATH AND SCIENCE TEACHERS IN 10 YEARS

The Algebra Project, together with the Young Peoples’ Project, the Ohio State University-Mansfield Campus, and Southern Illinois University-Carbondale JOINS “100KIN10,” A MULTI-SECTOR MOVEMENT TO TACKLE NATION’S NEED FOR 100,000 EXCELLENT MATH AND SCIENCE TEACHERS IN 10 YEARS, now partners i[...]

December 23rd, 2011 - 10:05 am § in 2011 - December

SIU’s Greg Budzban hosts national AP teacher PD institute; appointed Interim Chair of Mathematics Dept.

Last spring, Dr. Greg Budzban was appointed Interim Chair of the Mathematics Department at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.  Under Budzban’s leadership, SIU hosted the summer 2011 national Algebra Project Teacher Professional Development Institute, representing the second year in a row SI[...]