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Project C3M: Cultivating Conceptual Teaching and Collaborative Learning of Rigorous Mathematics

Project Team: PI-Lee V. Stiff 

Sponsor: Person County Schools/US Dept. of Education (DED))

Project Total: $214,539

Description:

Dr. Lee Stiff is working to transform the culture of teaching and learning in the math classroom. The 3-year $500,000 (Project Total), NC Department of Public Instruction Math/Science Partnership grant supports this transformation in Person County Schools by improving mathematical practices and pedagogy. The collaborative project led by Person County Schools is designed to improve teacher content knowledge, increase the use of mathematical practices, improve mathematics pedagogy, and develop a culture of conceptual teaching and learning through delivery of an innovative professional development program to all third to eighth grade teachers. Dr. Stiff is developing and delivering the professional development sessions.