 Mathematica Courseware Catalog  Wolfram Research, Inc.
Developed as a resource for the academic community, the Mathematica Courseware Catalog is an evergrowing and broadranging collection of course materials that make significant use of Mathematica. Search by keyword or browse by subject: see, in particular,
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 A Mathematical Canvas  Kirby Urner
Urner's statements on his approach to curriculum writing and philosophy of education, as well as articles: "On Programming the Calculator," "Alien Curriculum," and "Python for Homeschoolers @ FreeGeek." Download 4D "Moodles" of courseware such as Geonumeracy
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 Mathematical Droodles  Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny
Droodles were invented by Roger Price in 1950s. These were rather abstract drawings of few lines accompanied by an implicit question — "What is it?" A punch line — the author's answer — made the drawings obvious. A mathematical droodle is a visual object
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 Mathematical Sciences Education Board (MSEB)  Center for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Education (CSMEE), National Research Council
The MSEB provides national leadership and guidance for policies, programs, and practices supporting the improvement of mathematics education at all levels and for all members of society.
Reports include such titles as: The Nature and Role of Algebra
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 Mathematics and The Human Condition  Victor M. Selby
An enrichment supplement for high school math teachers that integrates math/science with
cultural evolution. This book describes and includes student produced essays connecting the
algebra 1, geometry, and algebra 2 curriculums with the history of
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 Mathematics  Annenberg Media
The video, software, and print guides in the math collection show concrete examples of good teaching and active learning in all sorts of settings: public school classes, multiage classes in rural areas, bilingual classes, magnet and charter schools,
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 Mathematics  Centre for Educational Technology (CET)
A research and development center for math education. Read descriptions of CET's programs and workbooks, including One, Two and Three (Aahat, Shtayim, Ve Shalosh), for grades K6; and Visualizing Mathematics, for grades 712. Learn about and download
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 Mathematics  Centre for Educational Technology (CET), Israel
A research and development center for math education. Includes a list of research papers, many with abstracts; various discussions of the research; and curricula and software. Based in Israel, with Hebrew site available.
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 Mathematics Curriculum Notes  Alan Selby
A model for mathematics instruction from primary school to college. The first part describes Pattern Based Reason, its origins, benefits and limitations in many subjects. In mathematics education there are two barriers to comprehension to be lowered or
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 Mathematics Enhancement Programme  Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching, Univ. of Exeter, U.K.
A whole curriculumlessons, worksheets, overhead projector transparencies, teacher notes, practice problems and examsfor primary and secondary schools. Use the Mathematics Attainment Test to generate tests online, automatically mark and detect common
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 Mathematics in Context  Jennifer Schwartz, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.
A subscription program for students grades 58 that applies mathematics in the context of engaging, reallife problems following the recommendations of the NCTM Standards. Developed by the Wisconsin Center for Educational Research, School of Education,
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 Mathematics Knowledge and Skills  Office of Head Start
Professional development activities and resources for best practices in math teaching at the early childhood level. Organized into the four sections of Know, See, Do, and Improve, this Toolkit for Teaching includes videos, curriculum guides, staff learning
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 Mathematics Learning Experiences  New York State Academy for Teaching and Learning (NYSATL)
Exemplary mathematics teaching units drawn from actual New York classrooms, developed within the context of the Statewide Peer Review model. Each unit consists of eight components: a learning context referencing specific New York State Mathematics, Science,
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 Mathematics Materials for Tomorrow's Teachers (M2T2)  MSTE, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Five mathematics modules for use training future mathematics teachers. Aligned with the Illinois Learning Standards, the modules feature activities with paperandpencil, manipulatives, and Java applets. The site offers a separate list of applets, as
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 The Mathematics of Change  1993 Woodrow Wilson Leadership Program in Mathematics
Activities presented at a 1993 conference focused on change and reform, with notes on the type of technology represented and the level for which each is intended.
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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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 Mathematics Throughout the Curriculum  Indiana University
A program designed to create a new framework for collaboration between mathematics departments and the faculties of other disciplines, as well as a new culture among undergraduates that will promote the learning of mathematics and the reinvigoration of
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 Mathematics  WestEd
Descriptions of WestEd's Science and Mathematics Projects, with supporting print and online resources: 24® Game Demonstration Project, California Mathematics Implementation Study, Evaluation of Interactive MultiMedia Exercises (IMMEX), Evaluation:
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 Math in Everyday Situations (Learning and Mathematics)  Richard Lesh; Math Forum
In his 1985 article, "Processes, skills, and abilities needed to use mathematics in everyday situations," Dick Lesh, of the Educational Testing Service (ETS) in Princeton, New Jersey, writes that if students are provided with everyday situations for practicing
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 Math Learning Center (MLC)  Gene Maier
A nonprofit Oregonbased educational organization that develops and publishes curriculum materials, provides continuing education for teachers, consults with educational agencies, and provides opportunities for parents and others to become knowledgeable
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 mathlearn  Rex Boggs, moderator
The mathlearn mailing list is for those interested in improving the teaching and learning of mathematics. Read and search archived messages. To subscribe, visit the mathlearn Yahoo! Group page.
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 MATHmaniaCS  Lenny Pitt, Cinda Heeren, and Tom Magliery
MATHmaniaCS harnesses the excitement of the mathematical experiences that have captured the imaginations and interest of mathematicians and computer scientists, and develops new materials for other topics in discrete mathematics and computer science.
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 Math Out of the Box  Bill Moss
A K5 mathematics curriculum by the College of Engineering and Science at Clemson University, published by Carolina Biological Supply Company, Inc. Read about the learning cycle that Math Out of the Box uses to foster inquirybased learning. See presentations,
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 Math Projects  Curriculum Research & Development Group (CRDG), Univ. of Hawaii
Innovative curricula that are based on research, promote interaction among students, match NCTM standards, support students' construction of knowledge, develop ideas over time, and involve professional development and support services. Mathematics projects
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 MathStar  Center for Distance and Online Learning, LA County Office of Education
MathStar seeks to improve the teaching and learning of mathematics in middle schools through the use of interactive technologies. The project addresses these issues systemically, through an intensive collaboration between middle schools, colleges and
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 MathStar New Mexico  New Mexico State University
A professional development program for math teachers that incorporates the principles of Japanese lesson study. Watch QuickTime video clips of lesson study; download PDFs of research lessons on number and operations, algebra, geometry, measurement, and
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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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 Mile High Math: Using the Web to Teach Mathematics  Univ. of Colorado at Denver
A service function of the UCD Mathematics Department, designed to aid in gathering and teaching Web resources. Links to undergraduate and graduate courses on the Web, places with teaching information, and some tools  a midterm evaluation form, a script
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 Modeling MiddleSchool Mathematics (MMM)  Bolster Education
Video lessons (on tape and via the Web) that examine the content and structure of five mathematics curricula: Connected Math Project, Mathematics in Context. MathScape, MathThematics, and Pathways to Algebra and Geometry. Included on the website are:
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 The Most Colorful Math of All (MegaMath)  Nancy Casey; Los Alamos National Laboratory
Coloring is a profound mathematical topic with multimilliondollar industrial applications. The problem presented here has been of interest to mathematicians for over a hundred years. With a few crayons or markers and some handdrawn maps, children can
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 Mr. Tyler's Math Resources  Mr. Tyler
A collection of Algebra 1 and Calculus math resources, with notes on their use in the classroom. The site is updated frequently and contains various worksheets, activities, PowerPoints, and other math 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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 MSPnet: The Math and Science Partnership Network  TERC
The Math and Science Partnership (MSP) Program is a major research and development effort to understand and improve the performance of K12 students in mathematics and science. MSPnet is their electronic community. Learn about individual partnership projects;
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 The National Numeracy Strategy  Department for Education and Employment, United Kingdom
The Standards Site: Numeracy. Frameworks for teaching mathematics from Reception through Year 7, key elements of the training materials that will support the U.K.'s Numeracy Strategy. Assessment in and planning the National Numeracy Strategy, schools
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 The National Research and Development Center on Cognition and Mathematics Instruction  WestEd
Applying cognitive principles of learning to redesign the Connected Mathematics Project (CMP) middle school mathematics curriculum. To develop CMP2, the National Research and Development Center on Cognition and Mathematics Instruction (the Math Center)
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 NCTM Standards (Standards 2000)  National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
NCTM's Principles and Standards for School Mathematics is the compilation of the lessons learned and experiences gained over the years since the 1989 Standards were released. The site features include: an online version of the Standards (including illustrations,
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 New Directions in Pedagogy in Other Courses  Mathematics Education at the Math Forum
Examples of mathematics courses being revised in the light of new approaches to pedagogy: articles and presentations at conferences in probability and statistics; precollege algebra; linear algebra; abstract algebra, and differential equations.
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 Online Catalog  Creative Publications
Educational publishers of MathLand (K6) and Mathscape (68) curricula, supplemental resources, and manipulatives. Teachers' lounge, professional development information, workshops and conferences, and product and ordering information.
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 Open Up Resources
Makers of a problembased math curriculum authored in collaboration with Illustrative Mathematics. Begun as as the stateled K12 OER Collaborative, the nonprofit Open Up Resources develops openlylicensed content available to districts via nocost licenses.
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 An Overview of IMP Years 1 and 2  Kim Mackey
An indepth 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 indepth look at Year 2 IMP unit "Solve it!"; A
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 Papers by Dr. Bert K. Waits  Dr. Bert K. Waits
In PDF format, essays include "The Role of HandHeld Computer Symbolic Algebra in Mathematics Education in the TwentyFirst Century: A Call for Action!"; "The Role of Graphing Calculators in Mathematics Reform"; "The Evolution of Instructional Use of
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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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 PCS Edventures  PCS Edventures!.com, Inc.
Education company with a product line ranging from handson learning labs in technologyrich subjects like engineering, science, math, robotics, IT, and electronics to administrative tools designed to help schools manage the enormous amounts of data required
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 PianoMath Home Page: Improving Math Skills through Music  Peter Taussig, E. Paul Goldenberg
Essays and activities on links between music and mathematics. PianoMath is
a crossdisciplinary curriculum of musical classroom activities relating to
arithmetic, geometry, graphing, logic foundation, and prealgebra. It is
now being tested at an elementary
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 PlaneMath  InfoUse, in cooperation with NASA
Materials for elementary school students about math and aeronautics, designed to stimulate and motivate students with physical disabilities in grades 47 to pursue aeronauticsrelated careers via the development and delivery of accessible math education
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 Polynomials  Project MATHEMATICS!, California Institute of Technology
A videotapeandworkbook module that explores a basic topic in high school mathematics in ways that cannot be done at the chalkboard or in a textbook. Animations show how the Cartesian equation changes if the graph of a polynomial is translated or subjected
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 ProjectBased Instruction in Mathematics for the Liberal Arts  M. B. Ulmer; University of South Carolina at Spartanburg
Information and activities/projects for a complete projectbased postalgebra course for liberal arts majors, also suitable for use with high school courses following algebra. Activities are in PDF format.
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 Project IMPULS  Tokyo Gakugei University
Project IMPULS (Project for International Mathteacher Professionalization Using Lesson Study) offers opportunities and ideas for mathematics teachers using lesson study. The library includes lesson study about positive and negative numbers; division;
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 Project Interactivate  Shodor Education Foundation, Inc.
Interactive middle school lessons on number and operations, geometry and measurement, functions and algebra, and probability and statistics. They feature: online activities (illustrative Java applets including: Venn diagrams; clock arithmetic; Pythagorean
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 Project MATHEMATICS!  Apostol, Blinn, Corrigan, California Institute of Technology
Videotapeandworkbook modules that explore basic topics in high school mathematics in ways that cannot be done at the chalkboard or in a textbook. The
tapes use live action, music, special effects, and imaginative computer animation, and are distributed
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