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2013 – December

December 23rd, 2013 - 2:58 pm § in 2013 - December

Interns energize and attend to project mission

In the three stories that follow, summer 2013 interns reflect on their experiences, and pave the way for more to engage in summer 2014 and beyond.   Todd Christensen Algebra Project national office I will keep this note short and sweet.  I wanted to express my deep gratitude for allowing me to be [...]

December 23rd, 2013 - 3:00 pm § in 2013 - December

Mansfield Algebra Project growing, showing results

Excerpted from Richland Source, By Mindy McKenzie, originally posted Sept. 17, 2013 “The Algebra Project changed everything about teaching math to students because it really pulls on the kid’s knowledge and allows them to engage much more in the classroom,” said Amy Bradley, second grade teach[...]

December 23rd, 2013 - 11:02 am § in 2013 - December

Newsletter Introduction – December 2013

During December/January 1963-64, fifty years ago, in the Mississippi Theater of the Civil Rights Movement, SNCC field secretaries in Hattiesburg made plans for the summer project history enshrines as “Freedom Summer.” That theater of that movement not only illustrates the long-term historical na[...]

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, 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[...]

December 23rd, 2013 - 3:05 pm § in 2013 - December

Recent Press

National Writing Project Radio, “Acceleration and Agency in Disciplinary Literacies,” BlogTalkRadio, December 12, 2013, “Join us for an interview with Bob Moses, founder of the Algebra Project,[...]