Leveraging Technology for Mathematics
- Status: Active
- Launch: May 2011
- Partners: University of Maryland College of Education
- Funding Agencies: University of Maryland ADVANCE
- Team: Ann Ryu Edwards, Mega Subramaniam, Rebecca Oxley
- Mission: To create and implement a collaboration model between mathematics teachers and school librarians to help underrepresented, underserved, and disadvantaged middle school students.
Ann Ryu Edwards, Assistant Professor in the College of Education at the University of Maryland, and Mega Subramaniam (co-PI) received a seed grant for a one-year research project to run from May 2011 to April 2012 titled “Leveraging Technology for Mathematics: Exploring Instructional Collaboration between School Librarians and Mathematics Teacher.” This one-year ADVANCE grant will serve as a pilot study for the development and deployment of a collaboration model between mathematics teachers and school librarians that helps underrepresented, disadvantaged and underserved youths in middle schools increase engagement and achievement in mathematics. Funded by the University of Maryland ADVANCE ($20,000).