 The Academy of Inquiry Based Learning
A "big tent" community of instructors, teachers, and supporters of inquirybased learning (IBL), the Academy of Inquiry Based Learning (AIBL) supports the education of students "deeply engaged in rich mathematical tasks who have ample opportunities to
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 Accountable Talk^{SM}  Lauren B. Resnick and Megan Williams Hall with the Fellows of the Institute for Learning
Excerpt from an "ebook" introducing the Principles of Learning. Includes audio clips and video examples with transcripts and suggested discussion questions.
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 Beyond Traditional Math
Blog by a teacher who "was appalled to be handed a math book in which all instruction was whole group," and who subsequently "went on a mission to change and move beyond that traditional model of math in the elementary classroom." Subtitled "Fostering
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 A Bibliography of Mathematics Education  Paul Ernest, University of Exeter, U.K.
A 1994 electronic bibliography prepared for students at the University of Exeter, U.K. Contents: Society, Diversity And Mathematics Education; The Learning Of Mathematical Topics; The Psychology Of Learning Mathematics; Teaching Approaches And Resources
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 CC (Concord Consortium) Library: Papers  Robert F. Tinker
From Robert F. Tinker, Director of the Educational Technology Lab of the Concord Consortium, a nonprofit, research and development organization dedicated to furthering the technology revolution worldwide through innovations in hardware, software, learning
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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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 cognitive acceleration  Cognitive Acceleration Associates
Cognitive acceleration (CA) emphasizes "'big ideas' or organizing conceptual strands in mathematics, rather than procedures and algorithms." Published collections of math lessons include Thinking Maths, Primary Cognitive Acceleration through Maths Education,
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 Collaborative Mathematics  Jason Ermer
Videos for connecting "a worldwide community of mathematical problem solvers" and "cultivating a productive attitude toward challenging problems: one of creativity, resourcefulness, selfconfidence, and perseverance." Two and threeminutelong challenges
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 Collaborative Maths Resources  Collaborative Learning Project
Freely downlaod PDFs of "talkforlearning" lesson plans such as "12 and 24 hour Card Sorting" (clock times), "Buy a Ted" (collect all the parts of a teddy bear, which introduces the concepts such as exact amounts and making change), "Factors Four in
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 Communication and Collaboration  The Partnership for 21st Century Skills
This page details the communication and collaboration skills framework from P21, and links to additional resources: Web Index for Communication Resources (an online index of many communication related topics and resources), Engauge overview of communication
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 Conferences on the Teaching of Mathematics (CTM) (Mathematics Archives)  Husch, et al., Editors
Currently includes presentations and contributed papers from the Fifth Conference on the Teaching of Mathematics held on June 2122, 1996 in Baltimore, MD and the Sixth Conference on the Teaching of Mathematics held on June 2021, 1997 in Milwaukee, WI.
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 Connected Mathematics Project (CMP)  Michigan State University
A project funded by the NSF to develop a complete mathematics curriculum for the middle grades (68), one rich in connections among the various topic strands of the subject, between mathematics and its applications in other disciplines, between the planned
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 CubeIt  Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
A math group activity: you will need fifty cubes per group. Gather sugar cubes, wooden cubes, units from Dienes blocks or Cusinaire rods, or any manipulative that has a cubical shape. Students will: estimate the dimensions of the largest cube that can
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 Deliberative Discourse Idealized and Realized: Accountable Talk in the Classroom and in Civic Life  Sarah Michaels, Catherine O’Connor, Lauren B. Resnick
An article in PDF format. Abstract: Classroom discussion practices that can lead to reasoned participation by all students are presented and described by the authors. Their research emphasizes the careful orchestration of talk and tasks in academic learning.
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 Electronic Games for Education in Math and Science (EGEMS)  British Columbia, Canada
Archives of a collaborative effort by scientists, educators, and professional video game and educational software developers to do research on and develop teaching materials that integrate video games and computerbased explorations with existing classroom
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 EMail Math  Elizabeth Murphy
Using the Internet for a global exchange of studentwritten math story problems. Grade 4 students participated in an enrichment project entitled Cross Cultural Story Problems in Math from December '94 to May '95. Students received story problems from
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 Essays on Constructivism and Education  Tom O'Haver; Maryland Collaborative for Teacher Preparation
An extensive collection of articles on constructivist teaching strategies, change in education, technology in the classroom, hypertext and cognitive flexibility, constructivist pedagogy readings, and more.
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 Fermi Questions  Sheila Talamo
Fermi questions emphasize estimation, numerical reasoning, communicating in mathematics, and questioning skills. Students often believe that "word problems" have one exact answer and that the answer is derived in a unique manner. Fermi questions encourage
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 First Day of School  Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher FAQ
Answers to a frequently asked question: What do you do on the first day of school?
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 Focus on Student Practice  Suzanne Alejandre
Article about how students worked on the Problem of the Week (PoW) "Wooden Legs" in a way that developed the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Mathematical Practice of "making sense of problems and persevering in solving them." This article, originally
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 for the love of learning  Joe Bower
"Assessment is not a spreadsheet — it's a conversation." Describing his early teaching practice as "focused on power and control," Bower has followed three principles since 2004: "students should experience their successes and failures not as reward
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 Future of Math  Jamie Tubbs
This site supports the use of blogs, digital cameras, digital portfolios, discussion forums, spreadsheets, and other digital media to enhance student understanding of mathematics. Find suggestions on how to teach with journals, problemsolving, learning
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 Games for Math and Social Skills  Suzanne Alejandre
A collection of links to games for building math and social skills such as cooperation, collaboration, listening, teamwork, and giveandtake.
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 Grouping Practices (NCREL)  Pathways to School Improvement
"Grouping practices  especially tracking  often have the effect of reducing equity." This article explores the negative effects of tracking and touches on cooperative learning. From the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL).
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 Infinite Sums  Claydon
Blog by a high school math teacher in Houston, Texas, who "decided the corporate engineering world was not for me, so now I joke around with teenagers and teach them math. And soccer." Posts, which date back to June, 2011, have included "Standards Based
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 Interactive Learning (Learning and Mathematics)  Brown, et al.; Math Forum
In a chapter entitled "Interactive learning and individual understanding: The case of reading and mathematics" in the 1991 book, Culture, schooling, and psychological development,  Brown, Campione, Reeve, Ferrara & Palincsar discuss learning in which
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 International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics (ICTCM) (Mathematics Archives)  Przemyslaw Bogacki, Managing Editor
Home site of the Electronic Proceedings of the International Conference on
Technology in Collegiate Mathematics (EPICTCM), an annual conference sponsored by AddisonWesley (on this site are conferences from 19941998). Papers are presented through an
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 Just Tell Me the Answer  "Never!"  Matt Owen
Blog by an algebra and physics teacher who believes students "have a real chance at understanding if I'm just willing to let them struggle." Posts, which date back to August, 2012, have included "Answering 'the Question,'" "Flipclass Reflections So Far,"
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 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 selfesteem,
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 Making Learning Real  Nashville State Technical Community College and WGBH Educational Foundatio
Videos, professional development, and other resources for teachers already teaching ProblemBased Case Learning (PBCL) or considering such instruction grounded in realtime workplace situations. PDFs available for free download include a Need to Know
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 Math Conferencing  Kira Walker, Brockton Elementary; Teacher Learning Collaborative (TLC), Antioch University, Los Angeles
Kira Walker, an experienced teacher of elementary English learners using writers' workshop, writing conferences, and other literacy strategies, decided to work on teaching mathematics to English learners by applying some of the same literacy strategies.
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 MathEd.net  Raymond C. Johnson
Blog begun in October, 2009, by a math education graduate student. Dedicated to "building bridges between research, policy, and practice," Johnson's posts have included "Patterns of Patterns," "RYSK: Erlwanger's Benny's Conception of Rules and Answers
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 Math Ed Reprints  John T. Baldwin
Papers in several formats: postscript, Latex, zipped, and some html. "Russell's Paradox" (with Olivier Lessmann); "An American Example of High SchoolUniversity Cooperation" (with Roberta Dees); "Encouraging cooperative solution of mathematics problems
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 Math Education Page  Henri Picciotto
Math education articles by the author, with an emphasis on algebra. A New Algebra: Tools, Themes, Concepts, an article that summarizes the pedagogical and curricular thinking behind ATTC; Early Mathematics: A Proposal for New Directions, a chapter in
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 Mathematically Accountable Talk  Phil Daro, Lauren Resnick, adapted by Art Duval
This page summarizes some ideas about mathematically accountable talk, and offers some key questions and phrases to use.
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 Mathematics Learning Forums  Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
The Mathematics Learning Forums offer teachers the opportunity to do mathematics with their students and talk about mathematics with their colleagues through online seminars. The forums are designed to help teachers introduce new mathematics teaching
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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 Horizon (Learning and Mathematics)  Deborah Ball; Math Forum
Deborah Ball of Michigan State University teaches math education in the College of Education and as part of her research offers a math class in a local elementary school. In this 1987 article she examines the challenge of creating classroom practices
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 Math Motivation  Michael Sakowski
Answers to the question "Where will I ever use algebra?" Examples of how "the process of learning higher mathematics provides valuable skills in deductive reasoning and symbolic reasoning, in addition to math skills used directly in science and engineering
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 MathSugarOff  Priscilla Bremser
"Notes on mathematics teaching and learning at all levels" by a Middlebury College mathematics professor who works with K8 teachers in the Vermont Mathematics Initiative (VMI) professional development program and conducts her undergraduate classes with
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 Michael Serra
From the author of Discovering Geometry: An Investigative Approach and Smart Moves: the Games and Puzzles series; videos such as DG Investigations and "How to Teach Math Anxiety"; articles and handouts on cooperative learning; speaking engagements and
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 Pairing Like Students for Perseverance in Problem Solving  Marie Hogan
Article about how one particular duo of eighth grade PreAlgebra students, paired by ability level, overcame a contentious start to work together and "reach new heights of problemsolving proficiency." Originally published in the March, 2013, issue of
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 Panitz cooperative learning and WAC web page and much more  Ted Panitz, Cape Cod Community College
Workshops, articles, and other resources on cooperative learning and pedagogy.
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 sarahmarie belcastro's home page  SarahMarie Belcastro
From one of the authors of Making Mathematics with Needlework: "I seem to have become a topological graph theorist while I wasn't looking. I am also interested in convex and combinatorial geometry, algebraic geometry, topology, algebra, the geometry of
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 SINUS transfer  University of Bayreuth
Spurred by the outcome of the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), Germany launched a nationwide "model programme for increasing efficiency in mathematics and science education." Between 1998 and 2007, more than 1800 of the
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 Small Group Interactions (Learning and Mathematics)  Susan Bobbitt Nolen; Math Forum
In this 1991 article, "Smallgroup interactions as a source of learning opportunities in secondgrade mathematics," Yackel, Cobb, and Wood, of Purdue University Calumet, Vanderbilt University, and Purdue University, respectively, describe an experiment
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 Teaching Effectiveness Program (TEP)  University of Oregon
Every term, TEP conducts seminars, workshops and presentations on diverse teaching effectiveness issues. From handson, skillbuilding tutorials to nationally acclaimed, outside presenters, TEP regularly provides the campus with new perspectives on teaching.
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 Using Technology to Enhance Engaged Learning for AtRisk Students (NCREL)  Barbara Means; Pathways to School Improvement
A "critical issue": An increasing number of educators are calling for high standards and challenging learning activities for atrisk students. New technologies can provide meaningful learning experiences for all children, especially those at risk of educational
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 Workplace Preparedness Resources  H&H Publishing
Texts, workbooks, and assessment instruments devoted to helping educators and trainers increase the competence of those in the workforce. Materials are lively, economical, and focused directly on practical workforce skills and behaviors. Assessment instruments,
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 Young Engineers  The Decade Group
Enrichment courses for children and teenagers using LEGO and K'nex. Sessions such as Big Builders, LEGO Challenge, and GaliLEGO teach basic and complex mathematics, introduce famous scientists, and demonstrate powers and principles of physics. Based in
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