Units From Teachers
Here’s a great opportunity for you and your students! Attend a GEAR UP professional development event and write a unit plan for your students using what you learned. We’ll give you a class set of books so you can implement your completed unit in your classroom. Contact us for more information and assistance.
ACT Prep: Countdown’s 99 Questions
COUNTDOWN has matched its online movies to 99 sample math problems and concepts that students are likely to encounter on standardized college entrance exams. Students can use this resource to review forgotten concepts or to familiarize themselves with concepts omitted from previous math instruction. 3 sections cover Algebra, Measurement and Number & Operations. Available at http://countdown.luc.edu .
Support for Continuing Education Tuition Reimbursement
GEAR UP provides partial tuition reimbursement for teachers taking graduate courses for endorsement, certification, or graduate degrees in target areas from GEAR UP partner universities.
Math Support online
Log on to the Countdown website for 24/7 math support--800 free movies and companion worksheets available at http://countdown.luc.edu .
Math Support on TV
Every Thursday at 7:00 p.m. on Channel 21, you can sharpen your math skills by tuning in to COUNTDOWN. The one-hour TV show, produced by Loyola University, follows an interactive call-in format.