Ka Pilina: AIM Together is a 3-year project funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Native Hawaiian Education Program, to improve mathematics outcomes of 7-12th grade students (Award # S362A120030).
Ka Pilina, The Connection in Hawaiian, connects middle school and high school students to improved math concepts using technology, evidence-based teaching strategies, and college mentors. Ka Pilina project also connects students to math concepts that incorporate local and Hawaiian culture, daily life skills and to other Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) areas.
The specific goals of Ka Pilina are:
(1) To strengthen students’ interests and skills in Algebra;
(2) To encourage and improve the application of math skills; and,
(3) To help students become more successful in math as they transition from middle school to high school and into college.
This website offers students, teachers and parents engaging math activities, games, videos, and other resources to promote positive attitudes towards mathematics.