For years middle schools throughout the United States have used Mathematics in Context (MiC) as their primary curriculum. A program for grades 6-8 published by Encyclopaedia Britannica, it was developed jointly at the University of Wisconsin and the University of Utrecht, and funded in part, let us not neglect to mention, by the National Science Foundation.
Today we’re moving ahead with some enhancements to the MiC program, in a project where we’ll team up with The Math Forum @ Drexel University to provide teacher training and professional development for teachers who use the MiC curriculum. Details in our news release.
Oh, yes, and MiC has helped students in Philadelphia boost their math scores.
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