Numbers Alive!

September 1st, 1993 - May 31st, 1998 | PROJECT

The Numbers Alive project will model the use of number sense and provide opportunities for its practice through the production of ten half-hour television programs for students, one program for parents and care-givers, and print materials in support of both types of programs. The targeted student audience is fifth and sixth graders. The print materials supplement the televised programs. The series emphasizes number concepts and problem solving strategies in support of the NCTM Standards.

Project Website(s)

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Team Members

Gail Porter Long, Principal Investigator, Maryland Public Television
Francis Fennell, Former Co-Principal Investigator, Maryland Public Television


Funding Source: NSF
Funding Program: ISE/AISL
Award Number: 9255782
Funding Amount: 2118922


Audience: Elementary School Children (6-10) | Middle School Children (11-13) | Museum | ISE Professionals | Parents | Caregivers
Discipline: Mathematics
Resource Type: Project Descriptions
Environment Type: Broadcast Media | Media and Technology