Engaging Students in Learning Mathematics Grant (6-8)
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Veryl Schult-Ellen Hocking
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Packing & Shipping: All Shapes and Sizes!
I am mathematics teacher at Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy in Boston. The Academy has an enrollment of more than 1,250 students at four campuses in the inner-city neighborhoods of Dorchester and Mattapan in Boston. That makes the Academy
Getting Our Hands on Geometry and Design
This project will enable me to cover areas that our current math curriculum shortchanges. The games, books, and manipulatives I am requesting will enhance 6th grade learning in geometry, visual and spatial thinking, and design, allowing students t
Linking Mathematics to the Real World
Students' understanding of mathematics will be empowered through the investigation of mathematics in the real world. This grant will incorporate the use of literature, manipulatives, and DVDs to enable students to connect the mathematics they are learni
Students Take Measure: Explorations Along the Appalachian Trail
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Make a Solar-Powered Water Fountain!
Making mathematical connections to other disciplines has become an increasingly important instructional strategy for teaching middle school (grades 6-8) students at the New Birth Christian Academy. As a middle school math teacher and a fir
Let's Get Coordinated!
This plan proposes the permanent, professional installation of a 20 by 30 foot tiled Cartesian coordinate plane within the confines of the Commons Area of Southeast Bulloch Middle School. This coordinate plane will be available for the hands-on instruction of sixth,
Helping Students Understand Fractions, Fraction Operations, and Fraction Uses
The overall goal of this grant is to help students become successful working with fractions and their operations. I find that in middle school fractions is one of the most difficult concepts for students to und