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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
||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.
||Once the Algebra Project really started to get going at the King
School, how did you decide upon the project's next location around
Bob Moses provides background to how the Algebra Project expanded
from its roots in Cambridge, MA to communities around the nation.
||The Algebra Project is located in 15 cities around the country.
Does the algebra project in these cities differ around the country
||Are the students that you teach in Mississippi different from the
students you teach in Boston?
||Did you decide to teach in Mississippi because of your civil rights
||Have you had a positive response from the people, the parents and
students in Mississippi?
||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?
||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?
||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
||How do you evaluate the different Algebra Projects? What do you
consider a successful project?
||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
||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
||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 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 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.