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Getting Physical: How the Flagway Game Sparks Learning and Love of Math

Posted by  Augustus Lee  June 12, 2019 07:42 PM

We're not the only ones talking about Flagway! This article goes over the numerous benefits of Flagway, and gives examples of students who have learned to love math.

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It makes you smart and helps your brain work!

Posted by  Augustus Lee  May 09, 2019 11:34 PM

The National Math Festival makes the news! Students are finding fun new ways to learn math, and Flagway is part of it.

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New England College Partners with Parker-Varney 4th and 5th Graders

Posted by  Augustus Lee  April 30, 2019 04:11 PM

Flagway is a national phenomenon! With the help of students at New England College, elementary school students from Manchester, New Hampshire are learning how to play the Flagway game.

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2019 National Festival Heads to DC on May 4th

Posted by  Young PeoplesProject  April 19, 2019 10:30 AM

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THE USE OF THEORY IN RESEARCH ON BROADENING PARTICIPATION IN PreK–12 STEM EDUCATION

Posted by  Young PeoplesProject  October 17, 2018 03:00 PM

This paper seeks to provide a resource for prospective DRK–12 grantees by identifying some of the theories that current and recent DRK–12 grantees are using in their research on broadening participation. It reflects the results of a synthesis process with a volunteer group of principal investigators (PIs). It offers information that might not be easily found or accessible, partly because some of these projects have not yet reached the publication stage.

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YPP 2016 Annual Report

Posted by  Chad Milner  February 09, 2017 02:39 PM

YPP 2016 Annual Report

Since July, YPP has been celebrating 20 years of working for social change in our education system by teaching math literacy and coding skills. We are embracing our past and the ground upon which we stand, and how it has prepared us for a future of continued growth and success. We are motivated for the years to come and invite you to join us through your continued support, to help move us forward into our next 20 years.

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David Dennis at the National Civil Rights Conference

Posted by  Kevin Lombard  June 16, 2016 03:27 PM

Source: http://www.civilrightsconference.com/home.html

Meridian: One of TYPP's Board members, David Dennis, will be honored at the 6th national Civil Rights Conference on June 19th. 

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Ivanhoe Donaldson -- SNCC veteran, political organizer, and friend — has passed away.

Posted by  The Young People's Project  April 06, 2016 11:48 AM

“Values come first. As long we have war, we will not advance. Most important is non-violence. As it says in a Pete Seeger song, ‘Peace in the world, or the whole world in pieces.’”    

                                                                            -Ivanhoe Donaldson

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Young People’s Project Empowers Youth with Math Skills

Posted by  The Young People's Project  November 12, 2015 12:00 PM

By: Robin White Goode
Source: Black Enterprise

YPP is doing wonderful work. It recruits youngsters 14 and up to teach recreational math after school to children in grades three through five. Of course, it’s also teaching planning and leadership skills, math competence, and responsibility.

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Former State Rep. now heads educational organization

Posted by  The Young People's Project  March 05, 2015 07:10 PM

By Marquita Brown
source: carolinaCAN

Working with students in the Mississippi Delta sparked an interest in education for Marcus Brandon.

He spent two summers in the state with the Young People’s Project, an effort started by civil rights leader Bob Moses that emphasizes math literacy.

That work also focused on student empowerment and the idea of quality education as a constitutional right, Brandon said.

The experience in the Delta, he said, “really opened my eyes to what education disparities really look like.”

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