Welcome to Somerville Mathematics

Welcome to Somerville Mathematics, a blog devoted to exciting mathematical things happening in Somerville MA. I am the founder of The Somerville Mathematics Fund, www.Somervillemathematicsfund.org
The Math Fund was chartered to celebrate and encourage mathematics achievement in Somerville. I hope you will check out my TEDxSomerville talk on the Somerville Math Fund,
I find that there are many other interesting things happening mathematically in Somerville and I hope on this blog to have others share what they are doing. So please contact me at mathfund@gmail.com if you would like to contribute an article.
Erica

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

The Somerville Mathematics Fund Announces Winning Teacher Grants


The Somerville Mathematics Fund, an affiliate of Dollars for Scholars, is pleased to announce the winners of its 2013 Teacher Grants to encourage mathematics achievement in the classrooms in Somerville.  Again, the members of the board were pleased with the quality of the applications this year and with the exciting mathematical things that are happening in the Somerville classrooms.  Through the generosity of John Bullock and Akamai, The Somerville Mathematics Fund was able fund a record number of wonderful projects this year.  

The Math Fund wants to thank John Bullock for generously underwriting the following teacher grants: 

π - Annette Fiore Bassett at Winter Hill Community School for “K-2 & 3-5 Family Mathematics Nights"
π - Sally Brith at Next Wave for “Pre-Algebra Curriculum Materials” 
π - Rebeca Byard at Brown School (K) for “One Hundredth Day Celebration”
π - Jayne Campos at Argenziano School (1st, SEIP) for “Math Center Materials”
π - Frances Carino at Winter Hill Community Innovation School (4th) for “IXL Software”
π - Diane Cline at El Sestima at East Somerville Community School for “Multiplication Rock”
π - Donna Driscoll at Argenziano School for “K-5 Family Mathematics Nights”
π - Susan Fothergill & Erin McGovern at Argenziano School (3rd) for “Math Games”
π - Debra Hurley at Kennedy School (2nd) for “Mathematics Materials”
π - Emma Mrozicki at Unidos, East Somerville Community School (4th) for “Mathematics Materials”
π - Patricia Murphy-Sheehy at Somerville High School for “Problem of the Week”
π - Charlene O’Neill at Winter Hill Community Innovation School (4th) for “IXL Software” 
π - Monica Campbell Revert at Unidos, East Somerville Community School (6th) for “Mathematics Materials”
π - Sarah Rice at East Somerville Community School (1st, SEIP) for “Game Night”
π - Carmina Scuccimarra at Kennedy School (3rd) for “EquaBeams”
π - Kathryn Sousa at Argenziano School (1st, SEIP) for “Mathematics Materials”
π - Alison Walton at Healey School for “Mathematics Materials”
π - Linda Wiegenfeld at East Somerville Community School for “2 – 4 Family Mathematics Night”

The Math Fund wants to thank Akamai for generously underwriting the following teacher grant:
π - Celia Taylor at Healey School for “K-2 Family Mathematics Night”


The Somerville Mathematics Fund, an affiliate of the national scholarship organization Dollars for Scholars, was chartered in 2000 to celebrate and encourage achievement in mathematics in the city of Somerville, Massachusetts.  Over thirteen years, the math fund has awarded $57,648 in teacher grants in the city of Somerville.

In early April, the fund will be seeking applications from students who reside in Somerville for college mathematics scholarships.  Copies of the scholarship application form is available at  www.somervillemathematicsfund.org   For more information, to volunteer or to make a tax-deductible contribution, please contact Erica Voolich (666-0666 or mathfund@gmail.com).

©2013 Erica Dakin Voolich
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