 6+1 Trait Writing (NWREL)  Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory
A scoring guide (rubric) not specifically for mathematical writing, but useful nonetheless. Subjects included: ideas and content, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, and conventions. Also links to other Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory
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 9th Grade Math Proficiency Test  NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
9th Grade Math Practice Questions to test addition, multiplication, wordproblem skills, and basic algebraic skills. Includes answers and explanations. From the Proficiency Building Activities of the NASA Lewis Research Center K12 Program.
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 achieve.org  Achieve, Inc.
A site for information on state progress in raising expectations for all students, with a searchable database of the academic standards from most states in math, English, science, and history/social studies and sample assessment questions, student work,
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 Adult Numeracy  Math Forum
Selected articles about adult numeracy compiled for the Math Forum's Adult Education Teachers' Place: the GED; Mailing List; Organizations, Newsletters, and Other Resources.
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 Air Pollution: A Local and Global Problem  Karen Bardeen
Students investigate the problem of air pollution in a given location and research possible solutions using a variety of tools (laboratory technology, Internet resources, multimedia technology, etc.). Mathematics goals include estimating, making, and
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 Alternative Assessment Techniques  ERIC
An introductory bibliography of available information on alternative assessment. Provides an extensive list of resources, with abstracts and directions for obtaining fulltext copies of ERIC Journal and ERIC document citations.
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 apcalc  The College Board, Math Forum
The Advanced Placement Calculus mailing list is hosted by The College Board and archived by the Math Forum. Designed for precollege students preparing for AP tests, the level of discussion and the explicit relation to the college sequence may also make
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 AP Central  The College Board's Online Home for AP Professionals  The College Board
A free site for all those involved in or interested in the AP Program, including new and experienced teachers, coordinators, counselors, college faculty, and school and college administrators, offering a growing set of resources  course descriptions,
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 apstat  The College Board, Math Forum
A list for prospective teachers and others involved in the development of the Advanced Placement Statistics Examination. Read and search archived messages.
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 Assessing Mathematical Proficiency  Alan Schoenfeld
Downloadable Cambridge University Press volume of a 2004 conference held by the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) that brought together a diverse collection of stakeholders in mathematics assessment to examine the goals of assessment and
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 Assessing True Academic Success: The Next Frontier of Reform  Dan Kennedy, Baylor School
Article from Mathematics Teacher 92, 46266, September 1999. "Suppose that your doctor's idea of a successful medical practice is to teach his patients how to pass every diagnostic test that he gives to them. How will you ever know if you are healthy?
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 Assessment Resource Center (ARC)  University of Missouri
The ARC "promotes the practice, enhances the understanding, and advances the use of assessment in education, business, and the professions." ARC develops and applies measurement instruments and research and evaluation services, offering project management
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 Assessment Resources: Math  Cynthia Good
A list of links to guides, standards, curricular frameworks, activities, tests, and other resources for assessment in mathematics.
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 Authentic Assessment in Mathematics  Daley, Diamond, Handy, McKenzie; The Geometry Forum
A group project carried out at a Geometry Forum Summer '94 Workshop at Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA. The goal of this project was to collect and organize available INTERNET resources on Authentic Mathematical Assessment applicable to Secondary Schools.
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 Balanced Assessment in Mathematics  The Concord Consortium
From 1993 to 2003, the Balanced Assessment in Mathematics Program existed at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The project group developed a large collection of innovative mathematics assessment tasks for grades K to 12, and trained teachers to
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 Beyond Traditional Math
Blog by a teacher who "was appalled to be handed a math book in which all instruction was whole group," and who subsequently "went on a mission to change and move beyond that traditional model of math in the elementary classroom." Subtitled "Fostering
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 A Bibliography of Mathematics Education  Paul Ernest, University of Exeter, U.K.
A 1994 electronic bibliography prepared for students at the University of Exeter, U.K. Contents: Society, Diversity And Mathematics Education; The Learning Of Mathematical Topics; The Psychology Of Learning Mathematics; Teaching Approaches And Resources
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 The Biggest Story Problem  Scott Laidlaw and Jennifer Harris, Imagine Education
This independent documentary examines the "sudden drop in math scores and competency seen as students in the U.S. transition from primary to secondary schools." The film interweaves the stories of former teacher Scott Laidlaw, those participating in a
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 Block Schedules and Student Performance on AP Examinations  Robert Smith and Wayne J. Camara  collegeboard.com, Inc.
Download a PDF article that concludes that "[t]he instructional schedule does affect student grades on the four AP Examinations in this 1998 study after they have been adjusted for group differences in student ability. The results from this study generally
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 b's law  Brian Lawler
Blog begun March, 2011, by a professor of math education at California State University San Marcos. Posts, which "try to disrupt," have included "continued reaction to tracking," "The Problem of the Skateboarder Problem in IMP," "A Deconstruction of Learning
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 CalculusABC.com  Chris Watson
A site for calculus teachers to share questions they've written and discuss
issues relating to the field. Sort multiple choice questions according to calculator use and representation type (verbal, numerical, analytical, or graphical). With web forums
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 California Mathematics Council (CMC)
A professional organization of educators dedicated to improving classroom instruction in mathematics at all levels. Goals: to foster excellence in school mathematics curricula and instructional programs, including assessment and evaluation; to promote
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 Casio Solutions  Charlie Watson
For CASIO graphing calculator users: high school level Casio calculator resources, including downloadable programs, student worksheets and activities, calculator comparisions, links to other Casio sites, a listing of print resources for educators, with
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 Center for Advancement of Learning: Learning Strategies Database  Muskingum College, New Concord, Ohio
Database of background information, purposes and advantages of various strategies, and descriptions of specific strategies themselves. Subjectspecific strategies, including math, and a variety of general purpose strategies are available.
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 Center for Innovative Learning Technologies (CILT)
Joining forces and leveraging resources to improve K14 education. Four theme areas have been defined as initial opportunities, with a "theme team" for each. Teams meet annually with the best minds in their fields from Industry, Research, and Schools
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 Classroom Compass  Adams, Powell, Assoc. Editors; Southwest Educational Development Laboratory
A magazine published from 1994 to 2005, with ideas, activities, and resources for teachers interested in improving instruction in science and mathematics, and links to simple classroom activities with ideas about learning and instruction. Each issue presents
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 A Collection of Assessment Strategies  Alaska Department of Education & Early Development
Each section of this page describes and analyzes a particular type of assessment strategy, then lists sources of further information. Following those discussions, samples show how each type of strategy might be used at various grade levels. The given
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 College Board Online  ETS
Sample tests and autoscoring questions; autoreplying financial aid worksheets; dowloadable AP course descriptions; online SAT registration, education materials shopping; announcements; career, scholarships, college searchers; bimonthly net tips; maintained
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 ComputerBased Assessment  Univ. of Wolverhampton (UK)
Designed to replace written tests. Each test generates an exam randomly from a possible 80,000 variations and then delivers, marks and gives feedback on it. Tests are now available free for others to use and include: basic statistics test (topics include
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 Computing Technology for Math Excellence  Patricia Deubel
Computing Technology for Math Excellence (CT4ME) is devoted to resources for teaching and learning mathematics (K12 and calculus) and the standards movement in education. Math resources include links to sites for basic skills mastery, problem solving
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 Connected Mathematics Project (CMP)  Michigan State University
A project funded by the NSF to develop a complete mathematics curriculum for the middle grades (68), one rich in connections among the various topic strands of the subject, between mathematics and its applications in other disciplines, between the planned
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 CONNECT: Everyone can do Math and Science  Colorado
Colorado's NSFfunded statewide systemic initiative in mathematics and science. CONNECT is charged to provide support and leadership to increase the achievement of all Colorado students in mathematics and science, kindergarten through baccalaureate (K16).
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 Constrained and Unconstrained Testing Environment (CUTE)  DCI (UK)
A suite of Fortran subroutines, scripts, and test problems for linear and nonlinear optimization. Its purpose is to provide ways to explore an extensive collection of problems (over 800 different test problems to date), to compare existing packages and
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 Core Concept: Comprehensive Assessment  Edutopia
The George Lucas Educational Foundation's compilation of resources on assessment in education, including videos, reallife examples, blog posts, articles, and interviews.
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 CorePlus Mathematics Project (CPMP)
A fiveyear project funded by the National Science Foundation to develop student and teacher materials for a complete threeyear high school mathematics curriculum for all students, plus a fourthyear course continuing the preparation of students for
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 Course Materials Online  College of Education, San Diego State University
Courses online in Administration, Rehabilitation and Postsecondary Education; Education; Educational Technology, including multimedia development and distance education. Also humanistic and social aspects of teaching, from the School of Teacher Education.
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 Cram Central: Advanced Placement Exam Prep  Apex Publishing
An online environment for AP review, with preparation tools and connections to AP students around the country. Free registration; strategies, resources, and study tips for students; strategies, resources, and a teachers' forum. Course outlines and online
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 Critical Evaluation Information  Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators, Discovery School
With the advent of the World Wide Web and the huge amount of information it contains, students need to be able to evaluate a Web page for authenticity, applicability, authorship, bias, and usability. To help teachers get students started with this process,
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 Critical Issues in Mathematics (NCREL)  Pathways to School Improvement
Articles from the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL). The Significance of the NCTM Standards; Ensuring Equity and Excellence in Mathematics; Locating, Using, and Integrating InternetBased Mathematics Materials; Providing HandsOn,
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 Dan Kennedy  Dan Kennedy, Baylor School
Essays by Kennedy, the first high school teacher ever to chair the Advanced Placement Calculus Development Committee, include his article "The Princess and the AP: A Calculus Fairy Tale" and his 1998 address to the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics,
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 David Marius Bressoud
David Bressoud has written several undergraduate textbooks that use physics and the history of mathematics to motivate the study of multivariable calculus, number theory, real analysis. Other books include A Course in Computational Number Theory and
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 Department of Science & Mathematics Education: Research and Development  Univ. of Melbourne, Australia
Read faculty research and learn about their projects and interests: children's understanding of statistical and probabilistic concepts; the negotiation of meaning in mathematics & science classrooms (The Classroom Project); the expression of algorithms
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 Designing a Sustainable Standardsbased Assessment System  Don Burger; Midcontinent Regional Educational Laboratory (McREL)
Designing and implementing a sustainable standardsbased system that consistently yields high student achievement involves more than setting and measuring academic goals. Changing to a standardsbased system provides an
opportunity to reexamine the
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 Digital Math  Santa Barbara County Education Office
A site to assist Algebra I, Grade 7, and Grade 6 students, their parents, and educators with the California State Mathematics Content Standards. Log in for Quicktime that provides stepbystep instruction to solve problems aligned with the mathematics
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 Doing Mathematics  Bryan Meyer
Blog by an eleventh grade math teacher at a projectbased learning (PBL) school pursuing a Masters Degree in Teacher Leadership. Posts, which date back to February, 2012, have included "What Bowflex Can Teach Us about Assessment," "Habits of a Mathematician,"
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 Ed Tech Tools  University of Hawaii
Free, webbased tools for educators, featuring QuizMaker 2.0, which allows users to create and correct online quizzes easily and quickly, without any knowledge of HTML. It provides instant feedback to students, and/or package answers in an email that
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 Educational Aspirations
"Ramblings from a 21st century educator" who specializes in differentiating math and seeks to make the subject "more engaging and relevant to students' lives." Blog posts, which date back to July, 2011, have included "Measuring Student Growth," "Twitter
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 Edutest: Online Assessment Resource
Assessment testing based on nationally recognized standards in Math and Language Arts for grades 28. Scoring is instant and both parents and teachers can review the tests and the correct answers with their students. The site has some information for
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 EduWare  EduWare, Inc.
Eduware Software lets teachers create exams for any subject or from test banks of Regents questions for Science, Social Studies, Foreign Languages, and Math, using the Wizard Test Maker program. Math subjects include logic, algebra, geometry, the coordinate
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 Electronic Portfolios: A New Idea in Assessment  Anna Maria D. Lankes
An ERIC digest article on new authentic and performancebased measures of assessment, including projects that require students to demonstrate problemsolving skills as well as skills in analyzing and synthesizing information.
A new assessment measure,
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