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2012 – December

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

“We the People” forum links voting rights legacy & public education

We the People of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for th[...]

November 28th, 2012 - 8:29 pm § in 2012 - December

Princeton Univ. Center for African American Studies Fellowship bears fruit

Bob Moses’s fellowship in the fall of 2011 and spring 2012 at the Center for African American Studies (CAAS) at Princeton University provided the opportunity and resources needed to activate the Algebra Project’s (AP) new phase of engagement towards a national discussion calling for Quality Publ[...]

November 28th, 2012 - 8:33 pm § in 2012 - December

Vision for Quality Public School Education re-energizes long struggle

The Algebra Project began at the King Open program in Cambridge, MA 30 years ago. Since then, over 100,000 students and upwards of 3,000 teachers have participated. Our focus remains pin-pointed: devising “what to teach and how to teach it” so that students previously performing in the lowest qu[...]

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[...]

November 28th, 2012 - 8:23 pm § in 2012 - December

Kenmegne’s expanded role strengthens the AP’s operational team

Edwige Kenmegne began working with the project in January 2011, and completed her MBA and MSA degrees at UMass-Boston. As of October 2012, Edwige serves as Finance & Accounting Associate full-time with the project. This summer she led an overhaul of the project’s Financial Policies and Procedu[...]

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 People[...]

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[...]

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[...]

November 28th, 2012 - 8:27 pm § in 2012 - December

Nashville’s Napier Elementary site of new collaboration with the ETS

Educational Testing Service and Napier Elementary School in Nashville, TN, are partnering with the Algebra Project and the Young People’s Project to offer an innovative strategy supporting elementary students’ acquisition of number facts. The AP has provided professional development to teachers [...]

November 28th, 2012 - 8:27 pm § in 2012 - December

Algebra Project joins “Teachers as Professionals” at Park City Math Institute

This July, Algebra Project teachers Amy Stoyko, Marian Currell and Monica Tienda and Naama Lewis of the Young People’s Project (YPP), traveled to Utah to participate in the Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences ad hoc Committee on Teachers as Professionals, at the annual Park City Math Ins[...]