Early Math Project featured in The New York Times

— Erikson’s Early Math Project was featured in The New York Times’s Chicago pages, as reported by the Chicago News Cooperative. The article mentions the expansion of the project into eight Chicago public schools this year. The Early Mathematics Education Project is made possible by the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, the CME Group Foundation, and the […] More »

Erikson’s strategic plan

— On June 10, 2010, the Board of Trustees adopted a five-year plan that sets Erikson’s sights on addressing seven critical issues in early childhood. More »

Early Math Project featured in Chicago Tribune

— Chicago Tribune ran a feature story about the Early Mathematics Education Project, its impact on Chicago Public Schools and its Dept. of Education “i3″ grant. The article appeared in the Wednesday, October 27, paper. Read the story More »

CME Group Foundation gives $1 million to Early Math Project – Gift provided 20% match required for “i3″ grant

— On Tuesday,October 5, CME Group Foundation announced its $1 million gift to the Early Mathematics Education Project to meet the Department of Education’s requirements for its Investing in Innovation (i3) grants. The Math Project’s principal investigator, Professor Jie-Qi Chen, expressed her gratitude. “If not for the $1 million match grant of the CME Group Foundation, […] More »

Erikson selected for a DOE Investing in Innovation (i3) grant

— Erikson Institute has been selected as a highest-rated application in the Department of Education’s 2010 Investing in Innovation Fund (i3) competition. The i3 fund is part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act’s historic $10 billion investment in education reform. Erikson’s application ranked eighth among 49 i3 grant winners nationwide—a prestigious group that includes Johns […] More »

Erikson Institute Hosts First International Symposium on Early Mathematics, April 17–18

— Internationally known scholars from Australia, China, Japan, and Singapore join members of Erikson Institute’s Early Mathematics Education Project on Friday and Saturday, April 17–18, to examine how to boost math skills among very young children in the U.S. The sold-out symposium, “Bringing an international perspective to Illinois,” will be held at Erikson from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More »

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