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  1. Mathematically Correct: 2+2=4 - Paul Clopton
    A site devoted to the concerns raised by parents and scientists about the invasion of schools by the New-New Math and the need to restore basic skills to math education. This page also has an alternate location. more>>


 
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  1. 19th Century Schoolbooks - University of Pittsburgh
    Search the full text of dozens of antique books used to learn and practice arithmetic and other mathematical subjects in the schools of 1800's America. Browse scanned images (gif or PDF) of centuries-old pages, or search for text within primers, readers, ...more>>

  2. Center for Cognitive Technology - Richard E. Clark, Director
    Conducting and analyzing interdisciplinary research on the role of new technology in the development of advanced expertise and performance motivation. See, in particular, the publications "Teaching general problem-solving skills is not a substitute for, ...more>>

  3. Dipping math scores heat up debate over math teaching... - Bridget Murray, American Psychological Association (APA) Monitor
    ... psychologists differ over the merits of teaching children 'whole math'. An APA newsletter article that outlines the debate over the effectiveness of whole math, a demonstrative approach where manipulatives help children understand math concepts. "Some ...more>>

  4. Euclid's Elements - David Joyce; Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science, Clark University
    A version of Euclid's Elements created by David Joyce to rekindle an interest in the Elements and to show how java applets can be used to illustrate geometry and to bring the Elements alive. The text of all 13 Books is complete. Joyce writes: "...deductive ...more>>

  5. The Feeling of Power - Isaac Asimov
    Science fiction that explores a time when only computers know how to multiply. "...seven times three is twenty-one." "And how do you know that?" asked the congressman. "I just remember it. It's always twenty-one on the computer. I've checked it any number ...more>>

  6. Homepage Michel Delord - Michel Delord
    Une site opposé "à la spirale qui prétend faciliter la compréhension en allégeant les savoirs fondamentaux.... [et] à la justification de cette spirale qui sépare l'intelligence conceptuelle de ses manifestations ...more>>

  7. Honest Open Logical Debate (HOLD)
    Debate on math reform - an organization of people in the Palo Alto (California) community who feel that some of the changes being made in the name of educational reform are being implemented too rapidly, and without community input. With an extensive ...more>>

  8. InfoMath
    Online K-12 math, following the premise that learning mathematics the traditional way is more effective than by playing games. Web-based courses: Math Tutor, Pre-Algebra Tutor, Algebra Tutor, Pre-Calculus. ...more>>

  9. Kids Do Count! Seeking Excellence in Math Education
    "We feel strongly that new new math is detrimental to our children's future...." Background, experiences of students and parents, impact, comments on NCTM, and "what to do" statements about the teaching of the "Connected Mathematics" and "Investigations ...more>>

  10. Making of America Books - University of Michigan
    This digital library of primary sources in American social history includes dozens of schoolbooks on arithmetic and other mathematical subjects that date to the antebellum period through reconstruction. Search or browse scanned graphics or transcribed ...more>>

  11. Math - Don Potter
    Links and resources include the 1878 publication First Lessons in Arithmetic, a family heirloom that this teacher at Odessa Christian School (Texas) has scanned chapter by chapter, complete with woodblock illustrations and "slate exercises." From the ...more>>

  12. mathed-news - Jerry Becker
    Postings from Jerry Becker that cover a wide range of content relating to the landscape of mathematics education. The list is intended for mathematics teachers at all levels and others interested in mathematics education, as well. Newspaper articles, ...more>>

  13. Mathematics - The Illinois Loop
    A district-by-district guide to the state of math education in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. Also, "How To Respond When Your School Announces a New-New Math Program," by Kevin Killion; "If Math Were A Color ...," by Mary Damer; and essays by other ...more>>

  14. Math-U-See - Steve Demme
    Manipulatives, video instruction, and textbooks for the Math-U-See curriculum, which ranges from place value through precalculus. Download competency exams; read testimonials; participate in the Math-U-See discussion forum; follow Ethan Demme's blog; ...more>>

  15. Michel Delord
    Ce site est "dédié aux parents qui s'inquiètent que leurs enfants ne sachent toujours pas faire une division en Cours Moyen à qui on a répondu, 'Vous êtes des rétrogrades.'" Lisez les dernier fichiers et ...more>>

  16. NYC HOLD - Bas Braams and Elizabeth Carson, editors
    Honest Open Logical Debate (HOLD) on Mathematics Education Reform addresses mathematics education in the New York City schools. Organized into Issues in Mathematics Education, Curriculum Reviews, Standards, New York City Issues, Call to Action, NYC News ...more>>

  17. An Overview of IMP Years 1 and 2 - Kim Mackey
    An in-depth review of the Interactive Mathematics Program (IMP) by a teacher. Contents include: Introduction: Why be concerned about IMP? Brief Synopsis of Year 1 and Year 2 of the IMP curriculum; A more in-depth look at Year 2 IMP unit "Solve it!"; A ...more>>

  18. Systematic Mathematics - Paul Ziegler
    This video-based home school math curriculum promises to "repair [the] essential foundation for your more experienced student, or create a solid math foundation for younger students." Each module consists of dozens of short lessons, delivered via DVD, ...more>>

  19. The Truth About Math Standards and Information-Age Math Reform - Bill Quirk
    An anti-reform site offering a critical analysis of the NCTM Standards and TERC math. ...more>>

  20. What's Sophisticated about Elementary Mathematics? - Hung-Hsi Wu
    "The characteristics of coherence, precision, and reasoning are not just niceties; they are a prerequisite to making school mathematics learnable." In this American Educator article originally published Fall, 2009, the author goes on to unpack whole number ...more>>


 
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