Grants for Math

Engaging the Visual Learner

Amount: $2,880 | Year: 2010 | School: ,

Four document cameras were purchased; two for each elementary school. These cameras project and enlarge items so that everyone in the class can easily view them at the same time. They can be used for studying photographs, artwork and illustrations and for viewing the illustrations and the text for a book being read aloud. In addition they allow the sharing/examining of […]

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Making Life Simpler with Simple Machines: 2010

Amount: $275 | Year: 2010 | School:

This grant gives 6th graders a program that provides real life experiences to see and interact with real life simple machines. They will have an opportunity to manipulate simple machines and learn from hands on discovery how machines such as pulleys and levers make work easier. Mathematical calculations are also introduced into the program so students can collect and analyze […]

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SMART Board Math Tools

Amount: $831 | Year: 2010 | School: , , ,

All of the classrooms in the Mathematics Department of the New Providence School District (grades 5-12) are currently fitted with SMART Boards and an attached computer. As an additional tool, ten CD-ROMs that contain SMART Notebook Math Tools can combine all the tools that teachers need to switch between multiple software applications seamlessly so that math becomes more engaging and understandable. The […]

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Out on the Town

Amount: $1,500

 | Year: 2009 | School: ,

This community based learning project will provide the LLD students with improved self-esteem and self-confidence. The students will have mini-lessons throughout the unit pertaining to the experience scheduled for the month. The Lessons will be based on money, time management, communication, social, problem solving, and analytical skills that are used daily in a fourth through […]

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Making Life Simpler with Simple Machines: 2009

Amount: $275 | Year: 2009 | School:

The goal of this grant is to provide students with opportunities for hands-on discovery in the field of science. An educator from the Morristown Museum will explore with the sixth grade science class different types of simple machines that we have in our everyday lives and the mathematical calculations to determine how much work the […]

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