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  1. 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 science at a district-wide level. Open to PIs, co-PIs, evaluators, and other grant project staff, the site also offers guests access to conference information, Who's Who (the LSC database), sharing information (practical tips about what works or does not work in LSC projects), discussions, and program notes. Reports from the field feature technology initiatives, summer workshop agendas, and case studies, reports of "mini-grants" that support the documentation of reform at the school level. The catalog of resources includes research databases, a schedule of conferences, materials and curricula, TIMSS documentation, bibliographies, video and multimedia materials, project websites, and an extensive full-text library of research papers. more>>

  2. SABER - The World Bank Group
    An open data tool that provides comparative data on education policies around the world. The Systems Approach for Better Education Results (SABER) web tool aims to help countries collect and analyze information on their education policies, benchmark themselves against other countries, and prioritize areas for reform. Topics include early childhood development, education resilience, equity and inclusion, information and communication technologies (ICTs), school autonomy and accountability, student assessment, teachers, and more. Browse by country; freely download reports and other documents. See also The World Bank Group's EdStats. more>>


 
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  1. Assessing Mathematical Proficiency - Alan Schoenfeld
    Downloadable Cambridge University Press volume of a 2004 conference held by the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) that brought together a diverse collection of stakeholders in mathematics assessment to examine the goals of assessment and ...more>>

  2. The Biggest Story Problem - Scott Laidlaw and Jennifer Harris, Imagine Education
    This independent documentary examines the "sudden drop in math scores and competency seen as students in the U.S. transition from primary to secondary schools." The film interweaves the stories of former teacher Scott Laidlaw, those participating in a ...more>>

  3. Business-Higher Education Forum - Business-Higher Education Forum
    BHEF is an organization of Fortune 500 CEOs, prominent college and university presidents, and foundation leaders working to advance innovative solutions to education challenges in order to enhance U.S. competitiveness. BHEF addresses education issues ...more>>

  4. Designing Effective Professional Development: Lessons from the Eisenhower Program - U.S. Department of Education
    The second report of the National Evaluation of the Eisenhower Professional Development Program, Part B (State and Local Activities), a multi-year evaluation being conducted by the American Institutes for Research (AIR) under a contract with the U.S. ...more>>

  5. E-World - Glenn Elert
    A homepage including links for his Midwood High School classes, Teachers College (Columbia) materials, especially papers on mathematics (Chaos, Fractals, Dimension; Ptolemy's Table of Chords; Mathematics Packages) and education reform (School Choice; ...more>>

  6. GFBrandenburg's Blog - Guy Brandenburg
    In his opening post, Brandenburg wrote, "I have been doing some research on educational progress (or lack thereof) in the Washington, DC school system before and after the reign of our media-darling school Chancellor, Michelle Rhee...." The retired high ...more>>

  7. Hard Questions About Practice - Richard F. Elmore
    "Educators need to look closely at the organizational and instructional practices that affect the learning of students and adults in schools." From Educational Leadership, May 2002, Vol 59 No 8, pp 22-25. ...more>>

  8. Harold Reiter's Home Page - Harold Reiter, Department of Mathematics, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
    Freely downloadable puzzles and problems from the founder of teachers circles and math clubs in Charlotte and Mecklenburg, longtime writer of MathCOUNTS questions, and member of the ETS/College Board CLEP (College-Level Examination Program) Pre-calculus ...more>>

  9. Home Page of Andrei Toom, André Toom - Andrei Toom, Department of Statistics, Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil
    The home page of one of the developers of the Toom-Cook, or Toom-3 algorithm, a method of multiplying two large integers. Toom's English-language mathematics articles, published in journals such as the Journal of Statistical Physics, include "Non-Ergodic ...more>>

  10. Interactive Site of Numerical Analysis and Numerical Methods - Roberto Linares
    Type in a numerical problem described as variables and equations, and select the method to solve the specific problem. Problem types include derivation, integration, global and one-dimensional optimization, open methods and bracketing for root finding, ...more>>

  11. The International Study Center - Boston College
    Dedicated to conducting comparative studies in educational achievement. Principally, it serves as the International Study Center for IEA's studies in math, science, and reading--the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) and the ...more>>

  12. The Jose Vilson - José Luis Vilson
    Blog by a math educator for a middle school in the Inwood and Washington Heights neighborhoods of New York. Posts, which date back to February, 2007, have included "On The Reason Why You May Only Get One Black Male Teacher Ever In Your Life (If At All)," ...more>>

  13. 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>>

  14. language and literacy: Mathematics - John Bald
    The author of The Literacy File and Using Phonics to Teach Reading and Writing, Bald teaches reading, writing, and foreign languages in the UK. His blog posts, which date back to August, 2008, have included "Language, understanding and confidence in maths," ...more>>

  15. Lockhart's Lament - Keith Devlin (Devlin's Angle)
    Keith Devlin writes in his March, 2008, column: "This month's column is devoted to an article called A Mathematician's Lament, written by Paul Lockhart in 2002. Paul is a mathematics teacher at Saint Ann's School in Brooklyn, New York. His article has ...more>>

  16. MathPanelWatch
    A "watcher's" view of the deliberations of the National Mathematics Advisory Panel, chaired by Dr. Larry Faulkner, and created to advise the President and Department of Education Secretary Margaret Spellings on the best use of scientifically based research ...more>>

  17. Maths Education and all that! - Rebecca Hanson
    Blog by a UK lecturer in education and specialist in online discussion forums. Posts about maths education, which date back to April, 2011, have included "Developing a scaling primitive in multiplication and division"; "Visual Models in Arithmetic Operations"; ...more>>

  18. Math: What's the Problem? - National Science Foundation (NSF)
    International assessments show U.S. math students outperformed by those in many other countries. This multimedia special report from the National Science Foundation (NSF) explores research on the role of teaching, curriculum, and technology in math education, ...more>>

  19. MetroMath
    MetroMath "finds research-based 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 ...more>>

  20. 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>>

  21. 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 K-12 students in mathematics and science. MSPnet is their electronic community. Learn about individual partnership projects; ...more>>

  22. National Alliance of State Science and Mathematics Coalitions
    The National Alliance of State Science and Mathematics Coalitions (NASSMC) establishes, and provides services to, state coalitions dedicated to improving U.S. mathematics, science, and technology education (MSTE) for all students. A non-profit association, ...more>>

  23. National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) - U.S. Department of Education
    The primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the United States and other nations. NCES collects, collates, analyzes, and reports complete statistics on the condition of American education; conducts and publishes ...more>>

  24. National Commission on Mathematics and Science Teaching for the 21st Century - U.S. Department of Education
    A Glenn Commission plan to ensure that every American student receives excellent instruction in math and science -- instruction critical to maintaining the U.S. edge in the competitive global economy. The report sets three goals: to establish an ongoing ...more>>

  25. National Mathematics Advisory Panel - U.S. Department of Education
    "On April 18, 2006, President Bush created the National Mathematics Advisory Panel. The panel will advise the President and Secretary Spellings on the best use of scientifically based research on the teaching and learning of mathematics." Learn about ...more>>

  26. Preparing for the Workplace: Charting A Course for Federal Postsecondary Training Policy
    Job training has taken a central place among strategies to boost U.S. competitiveness in the world and ensure a high standard of living. Decision making in this area has a major impact on American workers who do not earn 4-year college degrees--fully ...more>>

  27. Reassessing U.S. International Mathematics Performance: New Findings from the 2003 TIMSS and PISA - American Institutes for Research
    "Despite a widely held belief that U.S. students do well in mathematics in grade school but decline precipitously in high school, a new study comparing the math skills of students in industrialized nations finds that U.S. students in 4th and 8th grade ...more>>

  28. Sarah Glaz
    Teaching, research, books, and articles by the algebraist, ring theorist, and poet. See, in particular, the math poems of undergraduate students and Glaz's own poetry, which includes "Mathematical Modeling," "A Pantoum for the Power of Theorems," "I am ...more>>

  29. The Teaching Gap - Stigler, Hiebert
    A site supporting a book by James W. Stigler and James Hiebert in which they point out that teaching is a cultural activity. "Although there are teachers using extraordinary methods in all cultures, the extraordinary is not what defines most students' ...more>>

  30. 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 ...more>>

  31. Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) - Initial Findings - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
    Highlights from TIMSS; videotape classroom study report and classroom study; responses; the Commissioner's speech; results at the fourth-, eighth-, and twelfth-grade levels; test items, an annotated TIMSS publication list, and more. See also the 1999 ...more>>

  32. Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) - Math Forum
    The Math Forum's page of resources on the TIMSS study. Initial findings, NCTM response, and more. ...more>>

  33. TIMSS United States: International Mathematics and Science Study - U.S. TIMSS National Research Center, Michigan State University
    The Third International Mathematics and Science Study represents the most extensive investigation of mathematics and science education ever conducted. Approximately 50 countries participated in this comparative survey of education focusing upon 9-year-old ...more>>

  34. What Works Better than Traditional Math Instruction - Alfie Kohn
    Chapter 9 from Kohn's 1999 book The Schools Our Children Deserve contains the subsections "Why the Basics Just Donít Add Up," "Math Worth Doing," and "Inventing Facts," as well as an appendix entitled "The Hard Evidence: Math Results." ...more>>


 
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