University of Chicago School Mathematics Project

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The University of Chicago School Mathematics Project (UCSMP) is a multi-faceted project of the University of Chicago intended to improve competency in mathematics in the United States by elevating educational standards for children in elementary and secondary schools.[1] The UCSMP supports educators by supplying training materials to them and offering a comprehensive mathematics curriculum at all levels of primary and secondary education. It seeks to bring international strengths into the United States, translating non-English math textbooks for English students and sponsoring international conferences on the subject of math education. Launched in 1983 with the aid of a six-year grant from Amoco,[1] the UCSMP is used throughout the United States.

UCSMP developed Everyday Mathematics, a pre-K and elementary school mathematics curriculum.

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  1. ^ a b Senk, Sharon L. (1 September 2003). "Effects of the UCSMP Secondary School Curriculum on Students' Achievement". In Sharon L. Senk and Denisse R. Thompson. Standards-Based School Mathematics Curricula: What Are They? What Do Students Learn?. Routledge. p. 425. ISBN 978-0-8058-5028-4. Retrieved 5 April 2010. 

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