MATRIX

Math Achievement To Realize Individual eXcellence


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Year One Abstract

November 1, 2004 - September 30, 2005

District Information

Monroe Township School District

County: Gloucester
Partnering Districts: Westville, Gateway
Award Amount: $124,339.00

School: Williamstown Middle School
Non-public School: St. Mary's

Project Director: Mrs. Denise Milam
561 Clayton Avenue
Williamstown, NJ 08094
(856) 629-7444
dmilam@monroetwp.k12.nj.us

Superintendent: Dr. Robert Terrill, Superintendent
(856) 629-6400

Project Description

A consortium of 3 schools was created to provide a partnership for students and teachers using Connected Mathematics & Everyday Math in a technology-infused environment. Students and teachers will connect the math to real problems using structured Project-Based Learning methodology. Project-based learning will take place in the classroom environment using real work place scenarios and technology, such as spreadsheet & presentation software, notebook computers and wireless Internet.

Technology Used

  • Wireless Laptop Computers for students & teachers (Charging cart of 16 for students)
  • Networked Color Printer
  • LCD Projector
  • USB Scanner
  • USB Proscope
  • Audio/Video Technology, including speakers, audio cable, firewire drives & compact disks
  • In addition to the above grant purchased technology, students will be using video-conferencing, graphing calculators, digital cameras/cam corders when appropriate.