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3rd Annual National Flagway Tournament at the National Math Festival in Washington D.C.

May 4, 2019 The Young People’s Project 3rd Annual National Flagway Tournament was held in Washington D.C. as part of the 2019 National Math Festival. The festival was held in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Event Photos See More

2019 Alton Math Games League Championship

March 30, 2019 In this event, teams from Alton, Illinois competed to win the 2019 Alton Math Games League Championship. The winning team, the Hoop Loops, will go on to compete at the 2019 National Math Festival in Washington DC. Due to funding from the Young People’s Project, the second place team, the Green Denominators,… Read More

YPP Course Offered at New England College for Spring 2019

Young People’s Project and New England College have partnered to offer a Spring 2019 course. Maisha Moses and Samuel Freeman are leading the course along with Professor of Education, Bill Preble. Course Number and Title: ED 3990– Is Math Literacy a Civil Right? Everyone Can Learn Math if it’s FUN!–Field Experience Course Description: You don’t… Read More

Remembering David Henderson, 2-23-1939 – 12-20-2018

Dear Friends of the Algebra Project – it is with great sadness that we share news of the unexpected passing of Dr. David W. Henderson yesterday, following being struck by a car in a pedestrian crosswalk on Wednesday, December 19.  David’s transformative work with the Algebra Project and the Alliance since 2005 infused experiential approaches to… Read More

Opening for Interim Math Instructional Specialist at Eagle Rock

Do you want to empower diverse teens to learn math concepts and skills? Do you believe in education that supports high school students’ gifts and passions? Would you like to work at an intentionally-diverse, tuition-free boarding school based on relationships and respect? At Eagle Rock, our teachers work together to develop empowering, relevant learning experiences… Read More

YPP Training in Alton, Illinois

The Young People’s Project will conduct training in Alton, Illinois on November 8 – 10, 2018.

2018 Young People’s Project Flagway Training

The Young People’s Project is conducting training in the flagway game at the following dates and locations: October 25-27: Washington Teachers Union in Washington D.C. October 25-27: Mathematics Literacy Initiative at Ohio State University in Mansfield October 30-Nov 1: Heinz Fellows in Pittsburgh

Youth Leadership Development Workshop, New Orleans, LA

The Southern Initiative Algebra Project (SIAP) held a Saturday youth leadership workshop on September 8, 2018 at Dillard University for Dillard and Xavier University youth leaders. The purpose of this workshop was to prepare youth for their roles as mathematics tutors in the schools in which SIAP is working with teachers. Participants made fraction kits… Read More

2018 Field of Dreams Conference

The National Alliance for Doctoral Studies in the Mathematical Sciences is pleased to announce the Eleventh Annual Mathematical Field of Dreams Conference. This is the second year the conference will be held at the Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel in St. Louis, MO. The Conference will bring together faculty in the mathematical sciences with students… Read More

2018 STEAM Retreat at Fannie Lou Hamer High School, facilitated by Eagle Rock

On June 26 and 27, Eagle Rock facilitated a two day STEAM Retreat for Fannie Lou Hamer High School. The outcomes of that event were to 1 – MAP the current reality of the four year math curriculum 2- CONNECT the current flow of activities to the mathematical thinking addressed 3- REFLECT on flow from… Read More