Funders: The Edward G. Begle Fund and the Nat’l Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM); Opportunity: Pre-K-6 Classroom Research Grants; Funding Focus: Education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Classroom teachers currently teaching mathematics at the grades Pre-K-6 level who are members of NCTM or teachers at a school with a current NCTM membership; Funding: Multiple awards up to $6,000 each; Deadline: Nov. 4.
Summary: The competition supports collaborative projects conducted by teams of researchers consisting of university and elementary school teachers. The research should be designed, implemented and completed with a focus on enhancing the teaching and/or learning of mathematics in grades pre-K-6. Ultimately, the research must be translated into practices that teachers can use to solve problems and improve professional practices in their own classrooms. Faxed applications will not be accepted.