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  1. Evaluating Long-Term Student Effects and Teacher Inservice Needs for Dissemination of the Interactive Mathematics Program (IMP) - Norman Webb
    Abstract of a report to the NSF by Norman Webb. The IMP curriculum integrates the four years of mathematics traditionally presented as separate courses in algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and precalculus, and exposes students to concepts derived from ...more>>

  2. Everyday Mathematics Center - University of Chicago School Mathematics Project (UCSMP)
    An NSF-funded center established to support educators, parents and students who are using, or will soon be using, Everyday Mathematics, a comprehensive K-6 mathematics curriculum developed by the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project and published ...more>>

  3. The Expert Mathematician - James Jospeh Baker
    A computer-mediated program of instruction to help middle school students develop the thinking processes necessary for mathematical planning, applications and communication. Expert Mathematician, which uses LOGO, suits cooperative learning and "guide ...more>>

  4. Finding Common Ground in K-12 Mathematics Education - Mathematical Association of America
    "Starting point" documents, designed to advance the discourse about how to improve K-12 mathematics teaching and learning, that emerged from MAA-convened pilot meetings between mathematicians and mathematics educators thought to be strongly aligned with ...more>>

  5. Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making - National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
    A conceptual framework to guide the development of future publications and tools related to 912 mathematics curriculum and instruction, this series highlights reasoning opportunities in five specific content areas of the high school mathematics curriculum: ...more>>

  6. Fred Rickey's History of Mathematics Page - Fred Rickey, Department of Mathematical Sciences, United States Military Academy
    Information about courses Rickey and others have taught about the history of mathematics. Historical notes for calculus teachers cover Torricelli's trumpet, Clepsydra, the history of the brachistochrone, the bridge and the catenary, Cauchy's famous wrong ...more>>

  7. Games on Graphs (MegaMath) - Nancy Casey; Los Alamos National Laboratory
    Students use algebraic methods to explore, model, and describe patterns and functions involving numbers, shapes, data, and graphs in problem-solving situations and communicate the reasoning used in solving these problems. Graphs, stories and games provide ...more>>

  8. Gateways to Advanced Mathematical Thinking (GAMT) - Michelle Manes; Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
    The goal of this project is to research the ways in which high school and college mathematics students come to acquire flexible understandings of essential concepts needed for analytic and algebraic thinking. Integral to this research effort is the development ...more>>

  9. Global Student Network - Global Student Network, LLC
    Provider of online homeschool curriculum, delivered entirely over the Internet. Over eighty courses for grades 2-12. Free online demo. ...more>>

  10. The Greater Philadelphia Secondary Mathematics Project - The Greater Philadelphia Secondary Mathematics Project
    A support site for the systemic implementation of professional development using nationally validated, exemplary, standards-based secondary mathematics curricula in the Greater Philadelphia region. News and resources include edited dialogues about the ...more>>

  11. Habits of mind: an organizing principle for mathematics curriculum (Connected Geometry) - Cuoco, Goldenberg, Mark; Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
    A curriculum the goal of which is not to train large numbers of high school students to be university mathematicians, but rather to allow high school students to become comfortable with ill-posed and fuzzy problems, to see the benefit of systematizing ...more>>

  12. Higher Education Resources and Assistance (HEPROC) - Carl Reimann, Moderator; R&R Publishers, Inc.
    HEPROC is a community of educators who serve each other as networking partners. Comprising 2200 members in 40 countries, and over a dozen forums covering specialized subjects, HEPROC can help with research and informational needs. Explore forum topics; ...more>>

  13. High School Projects (COMAP) - Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications
    Products developed in print, video, and multimedia formats, supporting the NCTM Standards, to bring mathematical modeling into high schools around the country, and present mathematics in contexts that are relevant to students. Curriculum: Mathematics: ...more>>

  14. Horizon Research, Inc.
    A private research firm located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, that specializes in work related to science and mathematics education. Recent project include Looking Inside the Classroom, A Study of K-12 Mathematics and Science Education in the United ...more>>

  15. Hotel Infinity (MegaMath) - Nancy Casey; Los Alamos National Laboratory
    Will a hotel with an infinite number of rooms always have a vacancy? Students develop number sense, use numbers and number relationships in problem-solving situations, and communicate the reasoning used in solving these problems. Key concepts include ...more>>

  16. How Students Learn: History, Math, and Science in the Classroom - M. Suzanne Donovan and John D. Bransford, National Academies Press
    A volume that uses the latest research on cognition, teaching, and learning to address the practical questions that confront every classroom teacher. Leading educators explain in detail how they developed successful curricula and teaching approaches, ...more>>

  17. Information Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) - Education Development Center, Inc.
    The ITEST program funds projects that provide opportunities for both school-age children and teachers to build the skills and knowledge needed to advance their study and to function and contribute in a technologically rich society. The ITEST program also ...more>>

  18. Institute for Learning - University of Pittsburgh
    Research-based curriculum, tools, and professional development designed to build the capacity of teachers, administrators, and systems to provide students with high quality instruction and learning opportunities. See especially What We Know, Principles ...more>>

  19. Institute for Mathematics and Science Education - The Learning Sciences Research Institute, University of Illinois at Chicago
    The Institute for Mathematics and Science Education (IMSE) promotes efforts at the University of Illinois at Chicago to improve precollege and undergraduate education in math and science. Read about the development of curricula such as Math Trailblazers, ...more>>

  20. Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy (ISAL) - Penn State University, College of Education
    ISAL stresses the importance of connecting research to improving practice. Resources include software, publications, consulting services, and Web links. ...more>>

  21. Integrated Calculus with Precalculus - Ann Marie Murray
    A one-year course that covers the topics of Calculus I, taught as a two-course sequence with the same credit as a separate Precalculus and Calculus I course. It includes, on a just-in-time basis, all precalculus topics needed to understand and to solve ...more>>

  22. The Interactive Mathematics Program (IMP) - Chicago, Univ. of Illinois
    A Model for Mathematics Education Reform. A four-year, problem based mathematics curriculum for high schools, to meet the needs of both college-bound and non-college-bound students. IMP is designed to replace the four-course sequence typical of most high ...more>>

  23. Interactive Mathematics Program (IMP) - Key Curriculum Press
    A four-year integrated problem-based secondary mathematics curriculum and professional development program for teachers that meets college entrance requirements and prepares students to use problem-solving skills in further education and on the job. Information ...more>>

  24. International Association for Statistical Education (IASE) 2004 Roundtable - Gail Burrill
    IASE 2004, 6/28/04-7/3/04, Lund University in Lund, Sweden. A roundtable whose goal is to bring together a small panel of international experts to discuss curricular development in statistics education and produce a monograph. ...more>>

  25. International Preschool Curriculum - International Preschool Curriculum
    The IPC is an international organization that focuses on the development of early learning education. It is also an association of schools, academics and teachers. Its curriculum is designed to meet and exceed foundation requirements set by governments ...more>>

  26. Investigations in Number, Data, and Space (TERC) - Testbed for Collaboration, Eisenhower Regional Consortia
    A K-5 mathematics curriculum with four major goals: to offer students meaningful mathematical problems; emphasize depth in mathematical thinking rather than superficial exposure to a series of fragmented topics; communicate mathematics content and pedagogy ...more>>

  27. Joseph Malkevitch's Home Page - Joseph Malkevitch, York College (CUNY-The City University of New York)
    Malkevitch's interests include geometry (polytopes, graph theory, tilings, etc.), discrete mathematics, and mathematical modeling (especially models dealing with fairness and equity issues and codes of all kinds). Most of his research concerns using combinatorial ...more>>

  28. Josh Hertel
    Hertel serves the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse as an assistant professor in the mathematics department. He completed his Ph.D. in Mathematics Education at Illinois State University with the freely downloadable dissertation "Investigating the Purpose ...more>>

  29. Just a Usual Day at Unusual School (MegaMath) - Nancy Casey; Los Alamos National Laboratory
    Students perform a play that takes place in a school where some of the students always lie and the rest always tell the truth. Terry, the protagonist, is trying to find out which students are which, but at the beginning, there is no way of knowing whom ...more>>

  30. K-12 Mathematics Curriculum Center (MCC) - Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
    This NSF-funded K-12 Mathematics Curriculum Center assists school districts as they select and implement standards-based mathematics curricula. It provides a series of seminars, resource guides, cases and other written material, referrals, and phone consultations ...more>>

  31. K-12th Grade Mathematics Textbook Analysis - Jim Kelly
    An analysis of a number of elementary and secondary school mathematics textbook series, using 1000 commonly used conceptual, operational and notational terms, intended to help education professionals match curriculum needs to existing materials. Also ...more>>

  32. Kagan Publishing and Professional Development
    Publications and teacher training to provide children with the situations in which they behave most cooperatively. In addition to greater cooperation, Kagan's "structures" aim for greater academic achievement, improved ethnic relations, enhanced self-esteem, ...more>>

  33. Knowing, doing, and teaching multiplication (Learning and Mathematics) - Magdalene Lampert; Math Forum
    In this 1986 article Magdalene Lampert, of the Institute for Research on Teaching at Michigan State University, advocates incorporating students' intuitive knowledge about mathematics into classroom lessons. Like Richard Lesh, she encourages putting new ...more>>

  34. Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS) - University of California, Berkeley
    A science museum and research center at the Univ. of California, Berkeley, dedicated increasing public understanding and enjoyment of science, and to improving pre-college science and mathematics education. Teacher education, exhibits, public programs, ...more>>

  35. Learning F. C. - Department for Education and Skills (UK)
    Learning F.C. is a Key Stage 2 and 3 curriculum resource pack of literacy, numeracy, and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) exercises on the theme of football. It provides a range of soccer-related curriculum materials for use in study support ...more>>

  36. LEARN NC: The North Carolina Teachers' Network - Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
    A collection of resources designed by experienced North Carolina educators for classroom teaching and learning and for professional development. Resources include: The Beacon, a monthly K-12 education journal, and its archives; the complete North Carolina ...more>>

  37. Lesson Plans - Chicago Lesson Study Group
    This Lesson Plan Library organizes dozens of math lessons and units for grades 3-9, all aligned to the Common Core Standards. The Chicago Lesson Study Group invites teachers to rate and comment on these resources; and to join its forum to learn about, ...more>>

  38. Lesson Study: A PCMI Experience - Tony Anderson, Jennifer Kumi Burkett, Gail Burrill, Joyce Frost, Jerry Gribble, Jill Ryerson, and Celeste Williams
    An article written by the Japanese Lesson Study group from the 2003 Park City Mathematics Institute (PCMI) about their experience developing the lesson, "Studying Dimensionality Through a Stair-Step Fractal." With an explanation of the Japanese lesson ...more>>

  39. Lesson Study Communities Project in Secondary Mathematics - Education Development Center, Inc.
    Information and materials from lesson plan study undertaken at Wareham High School (Massachusetts). Teachers studied and reflected on the teaching of algebra and geometry with McDougal Littell, Key Curriculum, and other content and software developers. ...more>>

  40. Lessons, Tutorials, and Lecture Notes (Mathematics Archives) - University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK)
    An extensive, alphabetical, annotated listing of sites providing course material for teachers and students of mathematics. Includes topics from almost every field of math, at every level: K-12, college and beyond. Algebra; Analysis; Arithmetic; Calculus; ...more>>

  41. The Long Island Consortium for Interconnected Learning (LICIL)
    The Long Island Consortium for Interconnected Learning in Quantitative Disciplines is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary project aimed at improving how faculty teach and how students learn in mathematically based subjects. It combines change in modes ...more>>

  42. LSC-Net - TERC, Inc.
    Best practices, issues, and resources for the National Science Foundation's 72 Local Systemic Change (LSC) Projects across the country. Each of these projects provides teacher professional development and curriculum innovation in the areas of math and/or ...more>>

  43. Machines That Eat Your Words (MegaMath) - Nancy Casey; Los Alamos National Laboratory
    An introduction to the concept of finite state machines, and how they are used to design computer systems that will recognize patterns. A finite state machine is an imaginary (or abstract) machine that is used to study and design systems that recognize ...more>>

  44. Make It Real Learning Company - Frank Wilson
    The Make It Real Learning library features more than 100 math worksheets focused specifically on answering the question, "When am I ever going to use this?" The site addresses math topics ranging from fraction addition to partial derivatives. Their free ...more>>

  45. Mastery Math - Tough Math - Alfred T. Ludwig
    A mastery format program designed for high-risk, underachieving, or lower quartile students to gain the critical skills necessary for entry into Algebra 1. It is "inclusive," addresses state and national standards, and eliminates the need for "tracking" ...more>>

  46. MATH Connections: A Secondary Mathematics Core Curriculum - Mathconx, LLC
    A secondary math core curriculum that blends algebra, geometry, trigonometry, statistics, probability, and discrete mathematics to emphasize the interconnectedness among mathematical ideas. It incorporates graphing calculators and computers to solve real ...more>>

  47. mathedcc - Math Forum
    A discussion group dedicated to discussions of all topics relating to mathematics education. Read and search archived messages; and register to post to the discussions. ...more>>

  48. Mathematica Courseware Catalog - Wolfram Research, Inc.
    Developed as a resource for the academic community, the Mathematica Courseware Catalog is an ever-growing and broad-ranging collection of course materials that make significant use of Mathematica. Search by keyword or browse by subject: see, in particular, ...more>>

  49. 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 ...more>>

  50. 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 ...more>>


 
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