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Interview with Bob Moses

These clips come from an interview with Robert Moses conducted over the phone by John Greene and Jeremy Jackson. These interview files are in streaming Quicktime 5 format. You can listen to them by using Apple's Quicktime 5.0.

Listen! After your work in Mississippi, you went to teach Math in Tanzania. What was your experience like, and did it influence the Algebra Project?
Bob Moses describes the school systems in Tanzania and contrasts them to the school systems in the US. He feels that the school systems in Tanzania were truly focused on their students.
Listen! Once the Algebra Project really started to get going at the King School, how did you decide upon the project's next location around the country?
Bob Moses provides background to how the Algebra Project expanded from its roots in Cambridge, MA to communities around the nation.
Listen! The Algebra Project is located in 15 cities around the country. Does the algebra project in these cities differ around the country at all?
Listen! Are the students that you teach in Mississippi different from the students you teach in Boston?
Listen! Did you decide to teach in Mississippi because of your civil rights work there?
Listen! Have you had a positive response from the people, the parents and students in Mississippi?
Listen! In an interview with NewsHour, one of the your students in Mississippi mentioned that students learn other things in addition to the Algebra, like how to carry themselves or dress for interview. How would you describe this component of the Algebra Project. Are you trying to not only prepare students for Higher Math but also to excel in life?
Listen! When you look for a new teacher for the Algebra Project, do you look for the students that have worked in the Young People's Project or that have maybe come up through the Algebra Project?
Listen! Some of the young people that were working/teaching for the Algebra Project are as young as you were when you worked during voter registration. Do these young people bring something special or innovative to the Algebra Project as you and your colleagues brought to the older Civil Rights Workers?
Listen! How do you evaluate the different Algebra Projects? What do you consider a successful project?
Listen! What do you believe the future holds with the Algebra Project?

Interview with Lucas Ewing
These clips come from an interview with Lucas Ewing nconducted over the phone by John Greene in May 2001. These interview files are in streaming Quicktime 5 format. You can listen to them by using Apple's Quicktime 5.0.

Listen! Listen to an interview with Lucas Ewing, a sixth grader, who has been through the Algebra Project curriculum in the past year. He comments on how he believes the Algebra Project has helped him and mentions activities like the train rides which are used to explain Algebra.

Interview with Algebra Project and YPP Worker

These clips come from a visit we made on May 21st, 2001 to the Cambridge Headquarters of the Algebra Project and Young People's Project. These files are in streaming Quicktime 5 video format. You can download the player to view these files at Apple Quicktime .

Watch! Watch an interview with Lauren Phillips, a Young People's Project Math Literacy worker who has been working with the program for over a year. She discusses the difference that she is making and the personal impact on her life.
Watch! Watch an interview with three Math Literacy Workers of the Young People's Project. They answer questions regarding their work out in the community and how they believe they are truly making a difference in Math literacy.
Watch! Watch an interview with Karim Glasgow, the administrative coordinator for the Algebra Project. Hear his views on the impact the Algebra Project is making on students.

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