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DRK-12 Proposal Funded by National Science Foundation


Release Date: September 27, 2016

We are pleased to announce that a recent National Science Foundation DRK-12 collaborative proposal has been awarded to Michigan State University and the Concord Consortium. Funding for Collaborative Research: Enhancing Middle Grades Students’ Capacity to Develop and Communicate Their Mathematical Understanding of Big Ideas Using Digital Inscriptional Resources has been awarded to Principal Investigators (P.I.); Elizabeth Phillips, Alden Edson, Joseph Krajcik, and Kristen Bieda of MSU, along with Chad Dorsey of the Concord Consortium. Using the Connected Mathematics Project materials, the combined efforts of MSU and Concord Consortium aim to create a collaborative, digital environment_to research students’ ability to communicate mathematical understanding. The total award of $2,997,801 will be used to facilitate the project from September 2016 to August 2020.