NCTM Announces New Grants for Educators
Reston, VA - July 24, 2017 - Today the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) announced three new Mathematics Education Trust (MET) grants for mathematics teachers and teacher leaders. Each grant addresses MET's mission to improve mathematics teaching and learning.
The MET was established in 1976 to channel the generosity of contributors through the creation and funding of grants, awards, honors, and other projects that support the improvement of mathematics teaching and learning. MET provides funds to support in-service and pre-service teachers to improve their classroom practices and increase their mathematical knowledge. Additionally, each year the MET is responsible for selecting the Lifetime Achievement Award recipients, leaders in mathematics education.
The new grants include:
NCSM's It's TIME - Themes and Imperatives for Mathematics Education states: “Raising achievement in mathematics and effectively implementing the CCSSM in every classroom requires extensive and ongoing opportunities for teachers (and teacher-leaders) to enhance their own professional learning and build capacity to reach all students.”
For more information about the MET and other opportunities visit, www.nctm.org/met/.