 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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 Recipes for Pi  Anna Weltman
Blog born partly "out of a mixture of enthusiasm and anger about the ways that the world learns and shares math." Posts, which date back to February, 2012, have included "Tinker, Tinker, Algebra Student"; "Beauty Is a Math Art Class"; "The Mathematics
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 Reflections of a Techie  Marsha Ratzel
Reflections "on using 21st century technologies to amplify learning," as blogged by a selfdescribed nerd who teachers middle grades math. Posts, which date back to July, 2003, have included "Finding the Little Truths of Math"; "Rational numbers need
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 Renaissance Learning Math Software  Renaissance Learning, Inc.
A tool for educators that provides fresh exam and worksheet questions using algorithms to generate unique new permutations each time you use it. It is designed to meet the latest NCTM assessment standards for grades 512 using performance assessment questions
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 Research in Practice  Ben BlumSmith
A "math education research digest" by a former teacher, private tutor, and faculty member of Bard College's Master of Arts in Teaching program who went on to pursue his doctoral degree from the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University.
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 Right Brained Math  Brandon Price
"Searching for divergence and creativity in all that mathy stuff." Price teaches algebra, geometry, statistics, and robotics at Austin's Khabele School, an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. His blog, which dates back to March, 2013, has
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 The Roots of the Equation  James Cleveland
Blog by a high school algebra teacher in New York City "trying to figure out how it all fits together ... [and] creating interdisciplinary problems, projects, and thinking." A Math for America (MfA) fellow, Cleveland has blogged since June, 2011, with
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 The SAT: Aptitude or Demographics?  Glenn Elert
A paper discussing the SAT's validity, coachability, biases, and implications, especially with respect to race and socioeconomic status.
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 SAT Math Pro  Colleen King
Interactive video lessons, timed quizzes, and other instruction for SAT math preparation, categorized into assess, practice, and strategies.
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 SAT Math Section Overview  SATPeer
Overviews of the geometry and algebra found on the SAT. SATPeer also posts articles of standardized testtaking strategies, review guides, and tools.
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 SATs Papers  Ian Skinner
Almost a thousand free SATs past papers, Mental Maths audio listening tests, teacher's marking schemes and other SATs test papers, including Key Stage 1 (KS1), Key Stage 2 (KS2) and Key Stage 3 (KS3), Maths and Science SATs past papers; and more than
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 SAT Test Prep  Ivy West
An online interactive SAT course, with animation, sound, live tutor help, and learning games.
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 Selected Papers  Louis A. Talman
"An Unfortunate Metaphor" [the assembly line], Notices of the American Mathematical Society, 40 (1993); "Weekly Journal Entries  An Effective Tool for Teaching Mathematics," Using Writing To Teach Mathematics, MAA Notes, No. 16, Mathematical Association
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 SERVE
An education organization promoting and supporting the continuous improvement of educational opportunities for all learners in the Southeast United States. SERVE provides resources, services, and products in the program areas of assessment, accountability,
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 Sessions on Assessment at the AMS/MAA Joint Meetings  The Math Forum
The 1996 Joint Mathematics Meetings in Orlando, Florida featured presentations on assessment.
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 ShadowFax Cluster Rant  A. Jorge Garcia
Garcia blogs about teaching math and computer science with technology (such as SmartBoards), learning math and computer science with technology, and the LinuxClusters super computer called ShadowFax. Posts, which date back to May, 2009, have included
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 square root of negative one teach math  Amy Gruen
Blog by a high school math teacher in Kansas. Posts, which date back to December, 2010, have included "Stations Review and Practice," "The Loop for Logs," "My Thoughts On Homework," "Everyone Failed (and What's Up With Probability?)," "Visualizing Volumes,"
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 SR Education Associates, LLC  Steven Rasmussen
Consulting services in educational publishing, mathematics curriculum development, educational technology design and development, educational marketing, professional development for mathematics teachers, advocacy for mathematics and STEM education, and
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 STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics  Center on Instruction at RMC Research Corporation
Webinars and other resources for mathematics instruction and assessment: research metaanalyses and summaries, practitioner guides, tools, examples from the field, standards and assessments, and professional development modules, training materials, and
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 STEPS Online Tutoring  TCYonline.com
TCYonline.com provides oneonone live online math tutoring and homework help for grade K12 students. The service offers test prep for the SAT, ACT, GRE and GMAT and State Level exams 24x7, round the year. TCY also provides math education consulting
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 TagMath  Cody Taggart
Blog by a Wisconsinite now teaching at the United Nations International School in Hanoi (Vietnam). Weekly updates, 48hour challenges, and other posts addressed to Taggart's students date back to February, 2012; and have included "Dublox," "Reviewing
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 Taking a Workshop or Course  Annenberg Media
Workshops and courses appropriate for preservice and inservice teachers, administrators, reformers, and policymakers. Supplemental video programs called teaching practices libraries are also availablethey give a "flyonthewall" view of real teachers
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 Teaching Effectiveness Program (TEP)  University of Oregon
Every term, TEP conducts seminars, workshops and presentations on diverse teaching effectiveness issues. From handson, skillbuilding tutorials to nationally acclaimed, outside presenters, TEP regularly provides the campus with new perspectives on teaching.
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 teaching/math/culture  Ilana Horn
Blog by a professor in Vanderbilt University's Teaching and Learning Department "interested in broadening our notions of mathematical competence. What do classrooms look like that are inclusive and incorporate rich mathematics?" Posts, which date back
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 Teaching Research Division  Western Oregon University
Western Oregon University sponsors various childhood education programs, providing local and national services for young children and deafblind people in particular. They also research pedagogical issues, including teacher training and effectiveness.
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 Technology in the IMP Classroom  Alper, Fendel, Fraser, Resek
The Interactive Mathematics Program (IMP) has developed a new fouryear high school curriculum which is organized around units lasting from 5 to 8 weeks. Each unit centers on a rich problem, and students develop new concepts and skills by solving that
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 Test Banks  Ask Away Ltd.
Data banks of test questions prepared by classroom teachers for use in assorted disciplines in Canada and the U.S., including mathematics grades 7, 8, and 9. Sample questions are available on the site.
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 Test Dates  Graduate Educational Information Service
Dates and practice questions for major standardized tests, including the ACT exam, SAT test, Graduate Record Examination (GRE), and employment tests such as the Massachusetts Tests for Education Licensure (MTEL), the New York State Teacher Certification
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 Testing and Measurement: Articles and Research  Carolyn K., Hoagies' Gifted Education Page
Articles and reports on assessment and measurement, and also underachievement, in the context of the education of gifted children.
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 Thales' triangles  Joshua Bowman
Blog about "teaching and doing mathematics at a liberal arts college." Posts by this Smith College professor date back to July, 2006: "instability and control"; "the end of a good man's life" (on the death of mathematician Adrien Douady); "Klein's quartic
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 Thinking Mathematically  Mark Chubb
Blog by a teacher and instructional coach in Canada. Posts, which date back to June, 2016, have included "Purposeful Practice: Happy Numbers"; "Concept vs Procedure: An anecdote about what it means to be good at math"; "Never Skip the Closing of the Lesson";
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 ThinkThankThunk  Shawn Cornally
Blog by an Iowa headmaster and teacher of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). See, in particular, Cornally's collection of posts on StandardsBased Grading (SBG) and ongoing series on Honors Calculus course lessons, titled "Calculus: A
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 TIMSS Math and Science Challenge: Sample Test  EdInformatics.com
Several sample TIMSS Math Tests using original questions from the three released sets (Pop1,2,3). Tests are graded online and can be compared both to the international scores and to scores of other students who have taken the test online.
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 TIMSS Resource Center  Midcontinent Regional Educational Laboratory (McREL)
Articles, teleconferences, sites, and other materials about the Third International Mathematics and Science Study.
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 Tim Stirrup  Tim Stirrup
Blog on mathematics education and technology. Posts, which date back to November, 2014, have included "On textbooks, marking and feedback"; "Ideas from Shanghai — using technology to teach mathematics"; "Growth mindset, mathematics and a problem";
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 Title III MSS Final Performance Report  Dana Lee Ling
Dana Lee Ling is a mathematics and science software specialist at the College of MicronesiaFSM. Articles document the College's attempts to increase the success of prealgebra and algebra students through "conceptual" and technologybased approaches.
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 TREEFROG selfassessment system  Strickland, AlJumeili
An MSDOS and Windows program for checking math skills, based on mathematical rules. A student is presented with an expression (say integral of x cos x d x, or x2+3x+2 = 0) and told to convert it to another equivalent form (function of x + constant, x
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 USolvIT  Paul Igodt and Frank De Clerck
In Dutch or English: USolvIT is a database containing thousands of mathematics/physics/statistics problems as an assessment tool. Part of the content is freely accessible via the web. A major part is for use by teachers in course contexts.
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 Webbased Are You Ready quiz/reviews  Brian Hassard; Dept. of Mathematics, SUNY Buffalo
Programs for students about to start first and second year courses in Mathematics. Students can test themselves to see whether they are ready for intermediate algebra, college algebra, business calculus, calculus I, II, or III, or ordinary differential
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 What's Noteworthy on Learners, Learning & Schooling  Midcontinent Regional Educational Laboratory (McREL)
"The major challenges for educational reform today are putting the pieces together to create sustainable systemic change and scaling up systemic reform to encompass all schools, all programmatic areas, all levels of schooling and diverse social contexts."
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