Thursday, December 4, 2014
Sloan Teaching Awards Honor High School Math and Science Educators
A science teacher helping students study the East River, a mathematician teaching immigrants in the South Bronx and a teacher who raised test scores despite students being displaced by Hurricane Sandy were among seven city educators honored Wednesday.
The sixth-annual Sloan Awards recipients, who have been teaching math or science in city high schools for at least five years, were chosen by a panel of scientists, mathematicians and educators. The Fund for the City of New York and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation gave the winners an individual prize of $5,000 and $2,500 for their school’s math or science department....