MATRIX

Math Achievement To Realize Individual eXcellence


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Year One Abstract

November 1, 2004 - September 30, 2005

District Information

Deptford Township School District

County: Gloucester
Partnering District: Woodlynne
Award Amount: $124,340.00

Schools: Lake Tract School, Monongahela Middle School
Non-public Schools: Most Holy Redeemer, St. John

Project Director: Mrs. Gloria McCoy
2022 Good Intent Road
Deptford, NJ 08096
(856) 232-2700
mccoy.g@deptford.k12.nj.us

Superintendent: Ms. Marie R. Louis, Superintendent
(856) 232-2700

Project Description

Monongahela and Lake Tract Schools in Deptford and Woodlynne School will be using the Matrix Grant to enhance instruction and achievement in mathematics through the use of technology in grades 6 and 7. There will be an intensive staff developing and mentoring program for teachers to provide ongoing support in new teaching strategies and in ways of integrating technology into their daily instruction. Teachers and students will use calculators and software, such as Geometer's Sketchpad, GollyGee Blocks, and Excel to better understand mathematical concepts. Students will participate in an after-school and summer enrichment program to improve achievement in mathematics. Students will create multimedia projects displaying their understanding of mathematical concepts.

Technology Used

  • Computers: Laptops and Desktops
  • LCD Projector
  • Software - Excel, Geometer's Sketchpad, GollyGee Blocks, and PowerPoint
  • Calculators