Professional Development Scholarship Emphasizing History, Number Theory, and Discrete Mathematics
Supported by the Father Stanley J. Bezuszka/ Margaret J. (Peg) Kenney Fund and NCTM
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Developing Positive Mathematical Identities Through Math History
With the support of this grant, I will complete a comprehensive study on the history of mathematics with an emphasis on non-European contributions to mathematics. By completing this study, I will promote the development of posit
Why is math important?
Math is a subject that many students have a hard time connecting to since they often do not see how it is relevant to their lives. In order to help answer these questions of relevance, with the support of this scholarship from the NCTM with an emphasis on the h
Using Historical Texts to Illuminate Middle School Mathematics
There is extensive research literature that proposes that incorporating the history of mathematics in teaching school mathematics has the potential to increase student engagement and learning in mathematics. After my pre
Teaching Mathematics through the Lens of History
It is my professional goal as a middle school teacher to provide a fundamental understanding of mathematics to my students and to imbue in them a love for the subject. With the support of a scholarship from the NCTM with an emphasis on t
Eureka! Mathematicians are people, too!
I will introduce my geometry students to prominent mathematicians whose work continues to influence us today. In order for students to realize the importance of the mathematics that they study, it helps to know that real individuals were the ones
Promoting Equity Through the Study of our Mathematical Heritage
Through the study of our mathematical heritage, we can provide greater equity to all students. As we help students connect to mathematics by understanding the contributions of their unique cultures, mathematics will have more