 Math Methodology Part 2: Assessment  Computing Technology for Math Excellence (CT4ME); Patricia Deubel
This essay addresses systems for assessment (diagnostic, formative, summative), and more on selfassessment, teachermade tests, and vendormade tests. A section of assessment resources follows.
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 MathNotations  David Marain
Math investigations, challenges, problems of the day, and standardized test practice that emphasize the development of conceptual understanding in mathematics. Marain's blog, which dates back December of 2006, also features dialogue on issues in mathematics
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 Maths Concept Maps  New Zealand Council for Educational Research
This is a series of framework statements that have been developed in significant areas of mathematics. They provide information about the key mathematical ideas involved, link to relevant ARB resources, and
suggest some ideas on the teaching and assessing
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 MathsDisc  TRS Publishing
MathsDisc is a CDROM containing over 500 questions and fully worked solutions. It is a teaching resource used for preparing students for the British Alevel GCE examinations for 18yearolds, and would provide good practice for High School students
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 Math Shortcuts to the SAT  Achievement Publishing, Inc.
A 100page book with 34 specific math shortcuts and strategies for the College Entrance Exam (SAT) that supplement math preparation materials. Sample problems are on the Web.
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 The Maths Magpie
"Loving shiny teaching resources and ideas  mathematical or otherwise." Blog posts, which date back to July, 2013, have included "What students see versus what the examiner sees," "Maths Vocabulary activities," "Posters for BODMAS / BIDMAS Misconception,"
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 MathSugarOff  Priscilla Bremser
"Notes on mathematics teaching and learning at all levels" by a Middlebury College mathematics professor who works with K8 teachers in the Vermont Mathematics Initiative (VMI) professional development program and conducts her undergraduate classes with
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 Math  Teaching Channel
Browse and search Teaching Channel's video showcase of inspiring and effective math teaching practices in America's schools. Topics include class culture, engagement, differentiation, collaboration, "new teachers," and Common Core State Standards (CCSS).
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 Mathville  Courseware Solutions, Inc.
Awardwinning educational math software for children ages 513, for Mac or Windows. Programs: Kidway (8 activities for grades K2 with up to 10 levels of play each), Jungleway (20 math adventures for grades 13), Speedway (16 activities for grades 24),
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 Mathy McMatherson  Daniel Schneider
Blog by a public high school teacher in Tucson, Arizona, who graduated from the University of Arizona Secondary Mathematics Education Program. Posts, which date back to July, 2011, have included "Teaching as Creation," "Fixing Bugs Part 2: Algebra &
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 MatthewMaddux Education  Egan J. Chernoff
"Information associated with mathematics (education)," as digitally curated by Chernoff, a Professor of Secondary Mathematics in the College of Education at the University of Saskatchewan. Posts, which date back to June, 2011, have included "New math
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 MCAS Math 10 Resources  George C. Brackett
Over 90 past multiplechoice problems from the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) 10thgrade mathematics test, with detailed solutions available by clicking a button at the bottom of the problem. Problems include those from strands Number
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 MiddleSchool Math Through Applications Project (MMAP)  Institute for Research on Learning (IRL)
Developers of curriculum materials and software designed to make math relevant, accessible and successful for middleschool students. While working on realworld multidisciplinary design problems, students grapple with mathematics from basic skills to
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 MiddleSchoolPortal/Math Assessment  NSDL wiki: Terese Herrera, The Ohio State University
Background information, resources for preparing students and implementing assessments in the classroom, and practice problems for students to familiarize them with the different types of assessments.
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 Mindtrail Software
A tool for managing knowledge and performing assessments. It allows the teacher generate as much detailed feedback is required, tell students what they did wrong, what they did right and how they can improve, include illustrative examples, solutions,
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 Ministry of Education  British Columbia, Canada
Useful info for students, teachers, parents, and administrators, including Ministry programs and services, publications, and links to related sites.
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 Moogie Math
Windows software designed to prepare students for the Ohio 4th and 9th Grade Mathematics Proficiency Test. Other states can also be accomodated (specifically, Texas, Florida, and Nevada). Downloadable and online demos. Includes ideas for funding resources
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 MSEB Classics  Mathematical Sciences Education Board, National Research Council
Reports issued between 1990 and 1995, from the MSEB: Mathematical Preparation of the Technical Work Force: Report of a Workshop; What Should I Look for in a Mathematics Classroom?; Achieving Quality in Undergraduate Mathematics (see also Looking for Gauss...or
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 The Nation's Report Card  National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
A project designed to assess what America's students know and can do in various subject areas. Since 1969, NAEP has periodically and across the country conducted assessments in mathematics, science, reading, writing, history, geography, the arts, and
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 NCTM San Diego Sessions on Assessment  Math Forum
A selection of presentations from the 74th Annual NCTM Meeting, 2528 April 1996, San Diego, CA.
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 Net Benefits: the Revolution linking Statistics and ICT  M. F. Fuller, University of Kent at Canterbury, U.K.
Modified versions of some of the articles in the Net Benefits series written by M. F. Fuller, Senior Lecturer in Econometrics and Social Statistics at the Univ. of Kent at Canterbury (U.K.), for the journal Teaching Statistics. Included are: "Welcome
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 The New Teacher's Guide to the U.S. Department of Education  Richard W. Riley, Secretary of Education
Archived information as of September 2000. See the current Teachers page for uptodate information. This site contains information on teachinga national priority; voluntary national tests in reading and math; raising academic standards; grants and
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 NewtonsWindow.com  Suzanne Sutton
For students, families, teachers, and homeschoolers as they learn and teach math. NewtownsWindow.com offers math challenge excursions online, summer learning activities, and educational gifts and ideas. With suggestions for reinforcing concepts at home,
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 New York City HOLD National  Elizabeth Carson
This advocacy organization's mission begins: "The performance of American students in mathematics is mediocre at best. Reform efforts over the past two decades have only made matters worse. We are advocates for school mathematics education reforms that
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 New York Regents Exam Prep Center  Oswego City School District
A site dedicated to assisting high school students in preparing for the "new" New York State Math A Regents Examination. Covers Algebra, Geometry, and Algebra II/Trig. The materials featured for each topic include: general review/formula sheet, Regents
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 Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory (NWREL)
A searchable site whose mission is to improve educational results for children, youth, and adults by providing research and development assistance in delivering equitable, highquality educational programs. NWREL provides research and development assistance
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 The Number Warrior  Jason Dyer
Blog by an algebra and calculus teacher. Posts, which date back to January, 2008, have included "The Educational Problem with Teaching Multiplication as Repeated Addition," "Nonlinear lesson design (Giant Ants of Doom)," "The design of mathematical notation,"
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 nysmath48  Math Forum
The discussion group of the Association of Math Teachers of New York State dedicated to the "Grade 4" and "Grade 8" Math Assessments. Teachers, administrators, NYSED personnel, and anyone interested in this NY statespecific topic are encouraged to take
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 nysmathab  Math Forum
The discussion group of the Association of Math Teachers of New York State dedicated to the "Math A" and "Math B" Assessments. Teachers, administrators, NYSED personnel, and anyone interested in this NY statespecific topic are encouraged to take part.
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 online intervention.com  Pearson Education
onlineintervention.com assesses students' performance in specific skills and prescribes customized intervention activities, automatically generating summary reports for both teachers and students. Register to take online quizzes, play games, and use learning
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 OpenEnded Assessment in Math  Cooney, Thomas J.; Sanchez, Wendy B.; Leatham, Keith; and Mewborn, Denise S.
Over 450 openended, fieldtested assessment items, distributed more or less equally among elementary, middle school, and high school grade levels. The questions relate to five major content areas, based on the NCTM Standards: number and operation; probability
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 The Other Crisis in American Education  Singal (Atlantic Monthly)
A look at potentially high achievers whose SAT scores have fallen, and who "read less, understand less of what they read, and know less han the top students of a generation ago." Includes statements like "schools that had 'severely declining test scores'
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 PAT Online: Reports from the Practical Algebra Tutor Project  PACT Center, Carnegie Mellon University
An intelligent tutoring system, a sort of modified spreadsheet system, based on a theory of cognition developed by John Anderson and the NCTM standards. Try it out online, or: read articles about education, technology, and computer science; explore background
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 PBS Mathline: Math at the Movies
Math concepts, challenges, and more, from the movies. For kids: solve puzzles from the movies; explore movie math concepts; and learn about a movie career involving math. Teachers, there are teaching and assessment tips here as well, not directly connected
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 PBS TeacherLine  PBS
A professional development resource delivering courses online for PreK12 teachers. Find course dates, graduate credit opportunities, and other information. Download the course tour for a preview of the experience of taking a course. See also the Virtual
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 PBS Teachers: Math  PBS Teachers
The Public Broadcasting System's Math Service, combining computing and telecommunications technologies to offer interactive data services and interactive video and voice services for education based on the NCTM Standards. The site features: resources,
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 Peddie School (Hightstown, NJ)
An independent, nonsectarian and notforprofit, collegepreparatory boarding school. Peddie believes that the proper use of information technology can transform the classroom, making the student an active, powerful participant in his or her own education.
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 Performance Evaluation  Keith Devlin (Devlin's Angle)
"Dear Professor G,..." A critique of current professorial evaluation schemes in the college/university setting.
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 Personalized Programming Service Inc.
Educational software for teachers and students. Topical software in Math, English, Social Studies, and Science, as well as Quizmaker and Testmaker programs. Download demos and upgrades, browse the products, or order on site.
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 Placement and Assessment Committee  AMATYC
A committee of the American Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges. The PAC newsletter is now online in PDF format.
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 PlaceValue: ProblemSolving and Written Assessment Using DigitCorrespondence Tasks  Ross, Sunflower
This study examined the effects of researcherdeveloped lessons on students' understanding of two and threedigit numeration. Digitcorrespondence tasks, often used for individual interview assessment of place value understanding, were adapted to be
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 powersfulmath  Brooke Powers
Blog by a Kentucky middle school teacher sharing "some of the ways I try and bring math to life for my students." Posts, which date back to February, 2014, have included "Standards Based Grading When You Can't Really Standards Based Grade," "Why I Always
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 Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation  PAREonline.net
Practical Assessment, Research and Evaluation (PARE) is an online journal providing education professionals access to refereed articles that can have a positive impact on assessment, research, evaluation, and teaching practice, especially at the local
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 The Precalculus Weblet  Dynamic Educational Materials
A partially online precalculus course with the following centers: Instruction (extending the instructional opportunities beyond the textbook; see Explore the Concepts and Starred Exercises), Reference (technology, glossary, history, sites that complement
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 Productive Struggle
Group blog, with most contributions by secondary math and science teachers, that aims to "push teachers to learn in the same way that we push our students to learn" and "work together to make our struggles productive." Posts, which date back to March,
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 P.T. Chang
Articles by this math professor from the University of Alaska Anchorage's MatSu College include "The Ostentatious World of Algebra," "InService Training for the Math Teacher of the 21st Century," and "Retesting in a College Remedial Mathematics Course."
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 The Puzzling World of Barry R. Clarke  Barry R. Clarke
Brain teasers from Clarke's column in The Daily Telegraph (UK) and from his various puzzle books: liar problems, logic teasers, number conundrums, matchstick puzzles, lateral mindbenders, and more. With links to other puzzles sites and an article on
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 The Quantile Framework for Mathematics  MetaMetrics, Inc.
The Quantile Framework measures a student's mathematical achievement and concept/application solvability on the same scale, enabling educators to use Quantile measures to monitor a student's development in math and forecast performance on endofyear
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 QuizStar  Advanced Learning Technologies, Center for Research on Learning at The University of Kansas
Create online quizzes and organize the results. Features include the ability to attach multimedia files to questions, to make quizzes in multiple languages, and more.
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 Ralph A. Raimi Homepage  Ralph A. Raimi
The University of Rochester Professor Emeritus' notes on math education and nontechnical
writings with a mathematics theme include Whatever became of the New Math?; Have we forgotten the value of memory?, a comment on the New York Regents' Bexamination
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