MathForward is a for-profit program that:
MathForward is designed to support and complement any core math curriculum by providing targeted instruction and practice in essential math concepts, skills, and strategies. It provides support, so all teachers can deliver high-quality, consistent instruction. It helps students communicate their mathematical thinking through collaborative learning facilitated by technology and provides immediate feedback to teachers and students regarding the state of their mathematical knowledge. MathForward is based on the latest research on systemic change in math education.
The programs in this database clear a high bar. STEMworks reviewed each program against CTEq's Design Principles for Effective STEM Philanthropy.
Identify and target a compelling and well-defined need.
Use rigorous evaluation to continuously measure and inform progress towards the compelling need identified.
Ensure work is sustainable.
Demonstrate replicability and scalability.
Create high impact partnerships
Ensure organizational capacity to achieve goals.
Offer challenging and relevant STEM content for the target audience
Incorporate and encourage STEM practices.
Inspire interest and engagement in STEM.
Identify and address the needs of under-represented groups.