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  1. Teacher Education Materials Project (TE-MAT) - Horizon Research, Inc. (HRI)
    A site for K-12 professional development providers, with a conceptual framework "Designing Effective Professional Development" (short essays on: Understanding the Needs of the Target Audience; Deciding on the Purposes of the Professional Development; Building on Current Knowledge about Professional Development; Adapting Professional Development Programs to the Particular Context; Selecting Appropriate Professional Development Strategies and Materials; Preparing Professional Development Providers; Implementing Effective Professional Development; and Evaluating the Quality and Impact of Professional Development); a searchable collection of reviews of materials; and practitioner essays on some aspects of the design, implementation, and evaluation of professional development for mathematics and science teachers. more>>

  2. What Works Clearinghouse
    Reviews of the effectiveness of educational intervention programs, products, practices, and policies. Among other curricula, the WWC has reviewed studies of the Middle School Math Curricula interventions Cognitive Tutor, Compass Learning, Connected Mathematics Project (CMP), Connecting Math Concepts (CMC), Destination Math, Expert Mathematician, I CAN Learn (ICL), Middle School MATHThematics, Partnership for Access to Higher Mathematics, Saxon Math, Successmaker, and other curricula. Read current topics; participate by submitting a study. Established by the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences, and administered by the Department through a contract to a joint venture of the American Institutes for Research and the Campbell Collaboration. more>>


 
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  1. achievethecore.org - Student Achievement Partners
    Professional development modules, voices of teachers, articles, tools, research, and other free resources for educators implementing the Common Core State Standards, as assembled by the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), the National Education Association ...more>>

  2. Africa - Mathematics and the Liberal Arts - Todd Hammond
    Notes on published articles: a resource for student research projects and for teachers interested in using the history of mathematics in their courses. Many pages focus on ethnomathematics and on the connections between mathematics and other disciplines. ...more>>

  3. All Star Review
    A review site designed to help teachers and parents find out about software, audio, video and other educational products before purchasing them. Search for software and other materials alphabetically, by level, or by subject (see Math Audio and Software.) ...more>>

  4. The Americas - Mathematics and the Liberal Arts - Todd Hammond
    Notes on published articles: a resource for student research projects and for teachers interested in using the history of mathematics in their courses. Many pages focus on ethnomathematics and on the connections between mathematics and other disciplines. ...more>>

  5. Angela Andrews - District 86
    Files shared during a Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Mathematics workshop by Andrews, host of the DuPage Children's Museum's Aunty Math site: Comparing Ordering Sequencing and Rounding, Dangers of Touch Math, Emergent Learner Activities, Experiences ...more>>

  6. AngryMath - Daniel R. Collins
    Blog by an adjunct math lecturer at Kingsborough Community College who believes that "Math is a battle. It is a battle that feels like it must be fought ...," and for whom "math isn't beautiful or fun, but it is powerful, and that's what we need from ...more>>

  7. AP Test Prep Books
    Find an AP prep book for multiple subjects, including AP Calculus, Computer Science, Economics, Physics, and Statistics. ...more>>

  8. Authentic Inquiry Maths - Bruce Ferrington
    Blog by an Australian teacher who advocates Tedious Repetitive Activities Involving Number (TRAIN) for the Genuine Application of Mathematical Experience (GAME). Posts, which date back to April, 2012, have included "Top 10 Maths Songs," "Maths and Making ...more>>

  9. Avoiding Weapons of Math Destruction
    "Reflections from a student teacher." Blog posts, which date back to September, 2012, have included "First Week Excitement," "The Flipped Classroom," and "The Challenge of Open-Ended Questions." ...more>>

  10. A B Cron Portal - Auston B. Cron
    GeoGebra applets by a teacher who has taught high school and early college students since 1970, and uses his dynamic geometry animations and interactive sketches in his classes to teach angle sums; perimeters and areas of rectangles and squares; reference ...more>>

  11. Beyond TERC - Linda Moran
    Share constructive ideas with other parents and seek advice from Linda Moran, a licensed math teacher and author of the Beyond TERC lens and the Beyond TERC blog. ...more>>

  12. 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 ...more>>

  13. Books: Professional & Technical: Education - Amazon.com
    Browse bestselling books about education from the Professional and Technical Bookstore at Amazon.com, in categories such as General; Biographies of Educators; Counseling; Education Theory; Lesson Planning; Preschool & Kindergarten; Reference; Special ...more>>

  14. Bridging The Gap - Nicora Placa
    Blog by a former elementary and middle school math teacher pursuing a Ph.D. in teaching and learning. Posts, which date back to April, 2013, have included "The subway ad that changed my life," "Transforming the Teaching Profession: It starts with RESPECT," ...more>>

  15. b's law - Brian Lawler
    Blog begun March, 2011, by a professor of math education at California State University San Marcos. Posts, which "try to disrupt," have included "continued reaction to tracking," "The Problem of the Skateboarder Problem in IMP," "A Deconstruction of Learning ...more>>

  16. calculator.org - Flow Simulation Ltd.
    A collection of calculator-related resources, including an online scientific calculator, recommendations for hardware calculators, books about calculators, links to other online resources, and a free download of Calc98, a scientific, engineering, ...more>>

  17. Calculus Made Easy - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    There's something about calculus that can evoke a mixture of both wonder and dread. I was recently reminded of my first encounter with calculus by the announcement of the publication later this year of a new edition of the book Calculus Made Easy (Sylvanus ...more>>

  18. The California Learning Resource Network - California Department of Education
    An educator's guide to instructional technology resources that support California's curriculum frameworks and standards: if an instructional program marketed to schools uses a computer, a VCR or laserdisc player, a network or the Internet or any combination ...more>>

  19. Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site - Hurst, Otis
    A collection of reviews of books for kids, ideas of ways to use them in the classroom, and collections of books and activities about particular subjects, curriculum areas, themes and professional topics. Ideas for teachers, librarians, home schoolers ...more>>

  20. Casio Solutions - Charlie Watson
    For CASIO graphing calculator users: high school level Casio calculator resources, including downloadable programs, student worksheets and activities, calculator comparisions, links to other Casio sites, a listing of print resources for educators, with ...more>>

  21. Casting out Nines - Robert Talbert, The Chronicle of Higher Education
    Blog from The Chronicle "where math, technology, and education cross." Posts, which date back to December, 2005, have included "Inside the liberal arts math course," "Not to be a calculus heretic or anything, but...," "A taste of Tufte," "A proposal about ...more>>

  22. CAUSEweb - Dennis K. Pearl, Director
    The Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education (CAUSE) collects, reviews, develops, and disseminates resources for members of the undergraduate statistics education community. Resources include lesson modules for lecturers; computer ...more>>

  23. cavmaths - Stephen Cavadino
    Blog by a maths teacher and KS5 coordinator. Posts, which date back to July, 2012, often incorporate social media and snapshots of scratch work: "Christ-maths Projects," "Engaging with Written Feedback," "Consistency, Humour, Well planned Lessons and ...more>>

  24. Clear Educational Solutions - Calvin Leung
    Product and order information for InstaGraphs, Post-It Notes® printed with a grid for use as graph paper. Also includes a student survey and suggestions for using InstaGraphs as a fundraiser. ...more>>

  25. Constructing Math Instruction - Chris Robinson
    Blog by teacher "averse to binary thinking that refuses to countenance all the complexities of the minefield that is the real classroom." Posts, which date back to December, 2012, have included "Number Sense and My Students"; "Analyzing Student Questions"; ...more>>

  26. Continuous Everywhere but Differentiable Nowhere - Sameer Shah
    Blog by a high school math teacher in Brooklyn (NY), beginning shortly before teacher training and orientation, upon realizing that the textbook "completely limits me as a teacher and as a creative person" and who subsequently sets out to "design clear, ...more>>

  27. Cosmeo - Discovery Education, Inc.
    Homework help from the Discovery Channel. Browse math help by topic to watch math Flash videos (many with closed captioning), read articles, play "brain games," and more. Walk through your math problem with WebMath. Cosmeo's video library has more than ...more>>

  28. Daniel Willingham
    From the author of Why Don't Students Like School? and When Can You Trust the Experts? (subtitled: "How to tell good science from bad in education"). See, in particular, Willingham's articles, such as "Why transfer is hard," "Why students remember or ...more>>

  29. The Data Archive - University of Essex, ESRC, JISC, UK
    A United Kingdom collection of social sciences and humanities data and statistics. Search for articles and data sets and order the appropriate item, or link to sources of information online. The Data Archive Bulletin may be downloaded in Word format. ...more>>

  30. Developing Algebraic Thinking - Suzanne Alejandre
    Teacher lesson plan and student kinesthetic activities on the Traffic Jam activity and applet, as originally published in the inaugural (Fall, 2002) issue of ON-Math, an electronic journal of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). ...more>>

  31. discretemath - Math Forum
    A discussion group for subject matter concerning teaching and researching of discrete mathematics at all levels. It began as a closed list for the researchers and educators who participated in the Rutgers University Discrete Math and Theoretical Computer ...more>>

  32. Dog-eared resource - Cyndie Jacks, Editor
    Innovative, creative, "outside the box" lessons/activities and ideas for use with students in grades 1-4. Suggestions for children's books and relevant Web sites on a variety of topics, including mathematics, are found each issue of this subscription-based ...more>>

  33. Drawing on Math - Tina Cardone
    Blog by a public high school math teacher in Massachusetts who has participated in Boston University's PROMYS and the Institute of Advanced Studies' PCMI. Posts, which date back to August, 2011, have included "End of Year Reflections: Geometry Favorite ...more>>

  34. Dr Ell's Math Blog - Sarah Loft
    This is a blog about ideas for teaching math concepts to very young learners. As such, the focus is on games and hands-on work. The author also tries to keep to the use of readily available materials that cost little or nothing to obtain. ...more>>

  35. Educational Aspirations
    "Ramblings from a 21st century educator" who specializes in differentiating math and seeks to make the subject "more engaging and relevant to students' lives." Blog posts, which date back to July, 2011, have included "Measuring Student Growth," "Twitter ...more>>

  36. Educational Freeware - Marianne Wartoft
    Listings, descriptions and reviews of free educational software for kids and adults. Some of the software is web based (see the online section), and some is Windows software that you can download (see the downloadable section). In order to see what titles ...more>>

  37. Education Site Reviews - Education World
    A monthly service providing reviews of sites related to education. Each site is summarized and and graded for content, aesthetics, and organization. Also an archive of over 500 past site reviews listed alphabetically by topic and available for browsing, ...more>>

  38. Europe - Mathematics and the Liberal Arts - Todd Hammond
    Notes on published articles: a resource for student research projects and for teachers interested in using the history of mathematics in their courses. Many pages focus on ethnomathematics and on the connections between mathematics and other disciplines. ...more>>

  39. The Exponential Curve - Dan Greene
    A blog by a math teacher at Downtown College Prep charter high school (San Jose, California), where the students "... are primarily Latino, are far below grade level in their math and reading skills, and will be the first in their families to go to college. ...more>>

  40. FamilyEducation Network
    Articles, discussion groups, professional advice, suggestions, and other resources for children of preschool and younger, elementary school, middle school, and high school and beyond. Resources topics include activities, health and safety, homework help, ...more>>

  41. Fathom and Tinkerplots - Math Forum
    A discussion group to foster communication within the Fathom and Tinkerplots user community. Topics appropriate for discussion include how to use Fathom and Tinkerplots effectively in teaching mathematics, statistics, and data analysis; problems (both ...more>>

  42. Finding Ways to Nguyen Students Over - Fawn Nguyen
    Nguyen blogs mostly about her teaching middle school math. Posts, which date back to November, 2011, have included "Teaching 101 -- How I Got Like This," "Puzzles and Brainteasers, Set 11," "Pi Day Activities," "Always Sometimes Never," "Using Excel for ...more>>

  43. Five Twelve Thirteen - Dylan Kane
    Blog by an eighth grade math teacher in Boston. Posts, which date back to October, 2012, have included "Assessment & Rigor," "Pythagorean Triples Function," "Construct Viable Arguments and Critique the Reasoning of Others," "Guatemalan Sinkhole," "Problem ...more>>

  44. 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 ...more>>

  45. freemathtexts.org - Alain Schremmer
    Original texts that emphasize a very few but very powerful ideas; appeal to common sense and make no assumption of any kind about the students; and focus on helping readers convince themselves about mathematics. Written for use in developmental mathematics ...more>>

  46. Geometry Turned On: Dynamic Software in Learning, Teaching, and Research - J. King and D. Schattschneider, Editors
    This book contains twenty-six papers about aspects of dynamic software for geometry. The book does not contain software itself, but this site includes downloadable files for many of the papers in the book. For a discussion of what the book is about, see ...more>>

  47. 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>>

  48. Great Maths Teaching Ideas - Will Emeny
    Emeny's blog of teaching ideas and resources, which dates back to June, 2010, has included posts such as "Investigating the sum of interior angles in polygons," "Can you make practising the times tables fun? Yes, just give me three dice," "When angles ...more>>

  49. The Greenwood Institute - Greenwood School
    A dyslexia, learning disabilities, and literacy resource site, with links to Web resources and publications. Comprehensive training of literacy instructors for mainstream and specialized schools; support for home schooling; research support; and consulting ...more>>

  50. Homework H(e)aven - Morris County Library
    Recommendations, strategy, and pointers to search engines and favorite sites for finding reliable information for students' assignments. ...more>>


 
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