A grant opportunity, supported by the National Council of Teachers of Math (NCTM) and the Esther Mendlesohn Fund, is available for current teachers of mathematics in grades k-2. The purpose of this grant is to incorporate music into the elementary school classroom to help young students learn mathematics. Maximum amount funded to awarded participants will be $3,000.
Individual teachers and small groups of teachers collaborating in one grade or across grade levels may submit proposals. Grant proposals should include important aspects of combining mathematics and music, the plan for improving students' learning of mathematics, and the anticipated impact on students' achievement.
Deadline to get proposals in is November 3, 2006.
More information about the grant.