 Advancing Student Achievement: Math Mentoring Grants  The Actuarial Foundation
A school grant program that provides funding to develop math enhancement materials and brings qualified professional actuaries from the community into schools as math mentors to share their enthusiasm, expertise, and love for math. The Actuarial Foundation
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 The Algebra Project  The Algebra Project, Inc.
The Algebra Project seeks to impact the struggle for citizenship and equality by assisting students in inner city and rural areas to achieve mathematics literacy. Read about the project's teacher training and support programs such as MUSIC (MultiUser
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 Cable's Leaders in Learning Awards
Cable's Leaders in Learning Awards recognizes outstanding educators, administrators, policymakers, and other community leaders at the forefront of innovation in education. Award categories include: Cable Partnerships for Learning, Pushing the Envelope
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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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 danicamckellar.com  Danica McKellar
From the author of the books for middle school girls, Math Doesn't Suck: How to Survive Middle School Math without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail, Kiss My Math: Showing PreAlgebra Who's Boss, and Girls Get Curves. Read about McKellar's voiceover
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 Easymaths SA  Maggie Verster; Mathematics Web Association of South Africa
A free South African site for teachers, parents, and students, with lessons, tests, articles, worksheets with answers, study skills information, and more.
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 Education.Au Limited  Education Network Australia (EdNA)
Australian author of various publications on: Access and Equity; Adult and Community Education; Communication Technologies; CDROM Technology; Educational Television; Evaluating ComputerBased Education; Home Based Workers; Information Economy; Learning
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 Education News Parents Can Use  U.S. Department of Education
A TV series focusing on schools, learning and the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. On the third Tuesday of each month during the school year, Education News airs live via satellite, offering parents and anyone else with an interest in education vital
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 Explorations in Math
A nonprofit organization with a mission to build a sustainable math culture in elementary school communities. Based in Seattle, Washington, Explorations in Math (EIM) pursues goals such as "creating confidence and excitement for math in young children"
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 Family Math Classes  EQUALS, Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkeley, CA
A program to encourage underrepresented groups (especially girls and minority students) to enter careers that use mathematics. A Family Math course lasts approximately 6 weeks. At every session, approximately 25 people (counting parents and children)
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 The FANS Project  The New Jersey Mathematics Coalition
"Families Achieving the New Standards" in Math, Science and Technology Education is a parent outreach project, with the goals of informing parents about the New Jersey standards in mathematics, science, and technology; involving parents in helping their
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 Join the Math Forum: A Math Education Community Center on the Internet  Math Forum
How to become a member and contribute to the Math Forum. Gain access to the best Math resources on the Internet while helping to build a bigger and better community.
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 The Learning Community  Stanley, Sarah; Allee, Angie; Mills, Connie; and Flanagan, Melissa
Dedicated to giving parents "... the information and resources they need to raise their children lovingly, supportively, and successfully." Since 1993, the nonprofit Learning Community has helped schools and families work together on behalf of children.
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 Mateo y Cientina  Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)
The cartoon kids, Mateo y Cientina, present familyfriendly, handson activities that help: adults and children alike to overcome their fear of math and science; encourage families to spend time on subjects important to academic achievement; introduce
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 MathAThon  St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Students participating in a MathAThon obtain sponsors and earn prizes by completing "funbooks" of math problems such as hidden messages, puzzles, and pure arithmetic operations. Proceeds from this supplemental math program build an endowment fund to
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 Mathematical Circles Topics  Tom Davis
Mathematical Circles are for students of high school age or younger who want to increase their abilities to reason about mathematical problems. Students who study in circles learn to do mathematical olympiadstyle problems (essay or proofs, not quick
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 Mathematically Sane
Advocates of rational reform of school mathematics. The site includes a mission statement; articles and reports about mathematics reform; evidence and accounts of successful math reform (both anecdotal and databased); handouts and resources for talking
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 Mathematical Moments (AMS)  American Mathematical Society
A series of illustrated "snapshots" in the form of posters or flyers in PDF format, or audio podcasts, designed to promote appreciation and understanding of the role mathematics plays in science, nature, technology, and human culture. Freely downloadable;
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 Mathematics for Parents Newsletters  Rich Lehrer, Lee Shumow, Jeff Horvath; Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER)
The Mathematics for Parents Newsletter program aims at informing parents about how their children think about mathematics. Seventeen newsletters describe the program, the way children think in general about mathematics, and homework and activity suggestions
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 Mathematics TEKS Toolkit  The Charles A. Dana Center at The University of Texas at Austin
A resource center for implementing the mathematics Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS), and for improving mathematics programs in Texas. Organized into eight sections: Texas Essential Knowledge & Skills, which outlines TEKS by grade level and
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 Math for America
An organization with the mission of improving math education in our nation's public schools. Download PDFs from MfA's Lesson Plan Database according to math subject, topic, technology, duration, level, and activity structure, which includes the categories
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 Math in the Mall  Dubiel, Heinrich; Simon Fraser University
Popularizing mathematics through displays with handson activities. A page describing the creation and display of mathematical projects in malls. Information included about successful projects (kaleidocycles and hexaflexagons, Platonic solids, drinking
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 MathPARTNERS  Education Development Center, Inc.
MathPARTNERS is an EDC project funded by the National Science Foundation in Spring 1999 to develop mathematics tutoring materials in support of the America Counts Federal WorkStudy Program. MathPARTNERS supports tutors of students from kindergarten through
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 Math Projects for Science Fairs  Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS)
Ideas for math fair projects in the following areas: Numbers; Scheduling; Games; Geometry; Combinatorics; and Other Projects.
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 MetroMath
MetroMath "finds researchbased ways to ensure that urban children learn the mathematics they need; that urban mathematics teachers are equipped with the most effective instructional strategies; and that the human resources of urban communities are used
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 Microsoft Math Partnership
Through partnerships with eight area school districts and the Puget Sound Educational Service District, the Microsoft Math Partnership (MMP) provides support to schools to help students become critical thinkers and proficient in mathematical skills and
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 Monica Neagoy: Mathematics and Mathematics Education Consulting Services
Monica Neagoy is a mathematics consultant, public speaker, tutor, and teacher. She offers keynote addresses, Math Magic shows, teacher professional development, creative/technical writing, and other activities at the intersection of arts, education, and
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 MoSAIC
A traveling series of interdisciplinary miniconferences and festivals on mathematical connections in science, art, industry, and culture. Learn about overview and goals of MoSAIC, the nature of its events, how to bring one to a campus, and more. Administered
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 MOTIVATE  Univ. of Cambridge, UK
MOTIVATE is a project incorporating a series of videoconferences, run by the Millennium Mathematics Project at Cambridge. The objectives of MOTIVATE are: to enrich the mathematical experience of school students, to broaden their mathematical horizons,
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 NACME Backs Me  National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME)
Meet engineering role models, find local and online resources, and connect to hundreds of engineering societies, universities and career sites. Designed for middle and high school students with an interest in math, science, engineering and technology,
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 Project SEED
A nonprofit math consulting organization whose goal is to increase the number of minority and educationally disadvantaged youth majoring and pursuing careers in mathematics and related fields. It uses a nonlecture Socratic group style of instruction,
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 Resources for Teachers  Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)
The LHS at the Univ. of California at Berkeley has been a pioneer in precollege science and mathematics programs that emphasize the "learning by doing" approach, offering many different types of educational programs for all ages. Each of the Lawrence
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 Rice University School Mathematics Project (RUSMP)  Wells, Papakonstantinou; Rice University Center for Education
A project established to serve as a bridge between the Rice University mathematics research community and Houston area mathematics teachers. It sponsors a variety of professional development workshops, fosters reform efforts, encourages the effective
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 RU4Math
Games and events for elementaryaged students from Pulaski and Montgomery counties, and Radford City schools, who participated in the RU4Math Fest of March 22, 2003, held at Radford University. Shockwave games about logic and simple equations, currency
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 Saturday Academy
Saturday Academy (SA) "gives kids learning experiences that get them excited about school, help them explore potential careers, discover their intellectual possibilities, and teach them to be lifelong learners." Targeting the youth and profesionals of
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 Science, Engineering, and Technology for Youth  eXtension
Lessons, news, articles, answers from experts, a glossary, and other science resources for young people. See especially Math in Child Care, which organizes suggestions for developing children's mathematical foundations into topics such as onetoone correspondence
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 The Seaborg Center  C. Wozniak, Northern Michigan University
The Glenn T. Seaborg Center for Teaching & Learning Science and Mathematics reflects Seaborg's belief that, in today's world, each citizen must have a solid base in the understanding of and appreciation for scientific concepts and the technology to
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 Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL)
The regional education laboratory serving Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. Conducts applied research and development, delivers training, and provides technical assistance to K12 educators and decision makers. Topics: Improving Classroom
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 The STIMULUS Project  Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge
STIMULUS gives Cambridge University students the opportunity to assist experienced teachers in local schools, where they help weekly in mathematics, science, computing, information technology, design technology, and personal, social & health education
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 What Should I Look For in a Math Classroom?  Mathematical Sciences Education Board (MSEB)
A set of practical guidelines, with explanations of their relevance. From the Mathematical Sciences Education Board of the National Research Council.
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 Why It Is Important to Learn Algebra  EdSource
This PDF document is a parent/student guide explaining why Algebra I is a required subject, how it helps prepare students for the future, how Algebra I fits into the student's high school math program, and what parents can do to support their student's
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