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  1. iSchoolPolymath - Sarah Prendergast
    Video libraries, syllabi, Pinterest inspiration pages, and other materials for math courses taught at iSchoolPolymath, a public high school in New York City. Prendergast's Algebra I course incorporates gamification, hands-on projects, problem solving, ...more>>

  2. Jo Boaler
    From the author of What's Math Got to Do with It?: How Parents and Teachers Can Help Children Learn to Love Their Least Favorite Subject. Watch a YouTube clip of Boaler teach using Inquiry Based Learning method, or click through her presentation entitled ...more>>

  3. John Mason's Projects - John Mason
    Projects by the author of Thinking Mathematically and former director of the Centre for Mathematics Education: Structured Variation Grids and other animations and applets; studies in algebraic thinking; mathematical explorations; MEMEs (Meaning Enquiry ...more>>

  4. Joy of Problem Solving - Deepak Kulkarni
    Math olympiad programs for elementary and middle school kids by a Ph. D. in computer science and former NASA researcher. See, in particular, the section of Kulkarni's site entitled "How to Work on Problems," which includes essays such as Problem Solving ...more>>

  5. 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," ...more>>

  6. Kangaroo Maths - Kangaroo Maths Ltd
    Free maths resources to download in number, algebra, shape and space, and data handling. Assessments include homework sheets and "make the grade" tests; games and puzzles offer World Cup spreadsheet simulations. Kangaroo Maths also hosts Microsoft Word ...more>>

  7. langer.kogut.math
    "One year, two math teachers in Boston decided to throw everything out the window and start from first principles. Here's what happened...." Blog posts, which date back to March, 2013, have included "An Illustrative Example -- Version Kogs/Whole Child" ...more>>

  8. Launchings - David Bressoud
    This monthly column, sponsored by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), originally aimed "to publicize and expand upon the CUPM Curriculum Guide 2004 and its two companions: the Curriculum Foundations Project, and the CUPM Illustrative Resources." ...more>>

  9. Learning to Learn: Problem Solving - Greg Gay, Learning Disabilities Resource Community (LDRC), University of Toronto
    Find out about your learning style by solving challenging arithmetic, logic, and mathematical story problems. Puzzles include analogy exercises which reveal our abilities to infer, map meaning, classify, and alter knowledge in the face of novel learning; ...more>>

  10. The Legacy of R. L. Moore - Educational Advancement Foundation
    The Legacy of R.L. Moore Project promotes the study of inquiry-based learning (IBL) and teaching methods that Moore propagated while teaching topology at The University of Texas. The "Moore Method" eschews textbooks; calls for only the briefest of lectures ...more>>

  11. M^3 (Making Math Meaningful) - Mary Bourassa
    Blog by the Director of Ontario Association for Mathematics Education (OAME). Posts by this winner of the NCTM Future Leaders Award date back to April, 2013, and have included "Parabolic Art," "Day -7," "Completing the Square with Algebra Tiles," "MFM2P ...more>>

  12. Making Learning Real - Nashville State Technical Community College and WGBH Educational Foundatio
    Videos, professional development, and other resources for teachers already teaching Problem-Based Case Learning (PBCL) or considering such instruction grounded in real-time workplace situations. PDFs available for free download include a Need to Know ...more>>

  13. Math and Problem-Solving - Dan Rosard
    This site offers help with procedures, particularly in areas which have been observed to cause problems to some students; and unstructured problems with clues and questions. The first problem attempts to emulate the thinking used in the development of ...more>>

    A national math coaching and competition program that promotes 7th and 8th grade math achievement through grass-roots involvement in every U.S. state and several territories. At the beginning of each school year, the MATHCOUNTS Foundation distributes, ...more>>

  15. Math Curriculum @ New Visions for Public Schools
    Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II courses aligned to the New York State Common Core Learning Standards for Mathematics. Each unit within a course emphasizes a single big idea, with instructional routines undergirding initial tasks, formative assessment ...more>>

  16. 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 ...more>>

  17. Mathematically Speaking
    "Thoughts and ideas about mathematics in the media, popular views of mathematics, and being a mathematician." This college professor's posts, which date back to April, 2009, have included "Crocheting and Hyperbolic Space," "Topology and the Moore Method ...more>>

  18. Mathematical Thinking - Swan, Malcolm; and Ridgway, Jim
    Self-contained, self-instructional modules that "promote and assess thinking skills in mathematics." Mathematical Thinking Classroom Assessment Techniques (Math CATs) tasks from the Field-tested Learning Assessment Guide (FLAG) include "Fault Finding ...more>>

  19. Mathematics and Biology - Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny
    A discussion of evolution, inheritance, genes and mutation, the Prisoners' Dilemma, and how these and other biological themes relate to mathematics, with an applet that applies a genetic algorithm to solving the Toads and Frogs puzzle. An interactive ...more>>

  20. Mathematics Task Centre - Black Douglas Professional Education Services
    Over 200 tasks that "invite students to work like a mathematician." Conceiving of a task as "the tip of a learning iceberg," each freely viewable lesson plan includes a summary, a list of materials required, the "Iceberg," and a description of whole class ...more>>

  21. 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 Multi-Media Exercises (IMMEX), Evaluation: ...more>>

  22. 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 ...more>>

  23. The Math Lab @ Room 27 - Matt Jones
    Subtitled "It doesn't HAVE to be boring ...," this blog dates back to March, 2014. Posts have included "March Math Madness, New Additions to the Room, and Another Quote"; "Common Core Backlash"; "The Best Laid Plans..., 'Real World' Math, and 3rd Grade ...more>>

  24. Math Minds - Thornburg, Nancy; and Gray, Kristin
    Blog by K-5 math specialists, one Nationally Board Certified in Early Childhood, the other in Middle Childhood. Thornburg and Gray teach Intensive RTI groups and enrichment groups in grades K-5 daily. Posts, which date back to April, 2013, have included ...more>>

  25. Math Misery? - Manan Shah
    Blog that "aims to convey the general feeling that the majority of people have when it comes to working with mathematics... and bring awareness about what mathematics is and what mathematicians do." Posts, which date back to May, 2013, have included "Figuring ...more>>

  26. The Math Nook - Adrienne Shlagbaum
    Blog by a New Jersey teacher of fifth and sixth grade math who also has math enrichment groups for grades 1-4. Posts, which date back to January, 2013, have included "Homework Review — A Work in Progress," "It's a Match! Fractions, Decimals, and ...more>>

  27. MathPro Press - Stanley Rabinowitz
    MathPro Press specializes in the publication of compendiums and indexes of mathematics problems. Purchase MathPro Press books of problems from math olympiads and contests. Link to math competition web sites; or browse a bibliography of books of problems ...more>>

  28. Math Reasoning Inventory - Scholastic
    An online formative assessment tool for the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) math domains of number and operations. Watch Math Reasoning Inventory (MRI) clips of face-to-face interviews of students as they reason and explain their strategies, demonstrate ...more>>

  29. Maths? No Fear! - Matt Skoss
    Wiki for sharing practical ideas that engage kids in working as a mathematician, strategies for using Web 2.0 tools, and more. Become a member to access notes and other resources on the structure of maths tasks, problem solving, and more. ...more>>

  30. Math Stuff - Strategic Education Research Partnership
    Makers of Tools for Sense-making; the 5 × 8 card, an observation protocol; AlgebraByExample, sets of algebra problems that prompt students to analyze and explain errors in wrongly worked examples; and poster problems for sixth and seventh graders, ...more>>

  31. MathSugarOff - Priscilla Bremser
    "Notes on mathematics teaching and learning at all levels" by a Middlebury College mathematics professor who works with K-8 teachers in the Vermont Mathematics Initiative (VMI) professional development program and conducts her undergraduate classes with ...more>>

  32. Math Talks - Fawn Nguyen
    Number talks (NTs) by Nguyen's middle school students. Several student observations follow each mental math prompt, which include "Estimate 8235 divided by 71"; "Would you rather....?" and "Are there more inches in a mile or seconds in a day?" and "Which ...more>>

  33. Math Thinking - David Wees
    "Sharing thinking about math from students": a collection of work by students that teachers have not taught them explicitly how to do. Wees elaborates that "the idea or technique a student uses does not itself have to be completely original, just new ...more>>

  34. Math Towers - Dr. Geoff Roulet, Queen's University
    Math-towers.ca is a website where groups of Grades 7 and 8 students can collaboratively explore open-ended mathematics problems. Students are presented with a problem context and provided with a laboratory, interactive tools and recording space to support ...more>>

  35. Mathy McMatherson - Daniel Schneider
    Blog by a public high school teacher in Tucson, Arizona, who graduated from the University of Arizona Secondary Mathematics Education Program. Posts, which date back to July, 2011, have included "Teaching as Creation," "Fixing Bugs Part 2: Algebra & ...more>>

  36. mikesmathpage - Mike Lawler
    Blog by a former math professor "writing about math with my kids." Posts, many with videos of Lawler and his children at a whiteboard, date back to November, 2013: "Day in the life of a home school dad," "Family Math and paper folding," "Fun with James ...more>>

  37. Mr. Orr is a Geek.com - Jon Orr
    Blog by a Chatham, Ontario (Canada) secondary school math teacher. Posts, which date back to February, 2009, have included "Gr. 11 Quadratics Functions in the real world," "Grade 12 Mind Map for Project," "Grade 9 Pentominoes," "Grade 11 Exponential ...more>>

  38. Mr. Vaudrey's Class - Matt Vaudrey
    Blog by a secondary educator who "wears costumes, plays loud music, stands on desks, and shows pictures and video — all to make math meaningful for his students." The contents of mathematical posts, which date back to January, 2008, have included ...more>>

  39. Musings from Mrs. Galvan - Regan Galvan
    Blog of "thoughts on teaching math and on promoting social, emotional wellness among my students and colleagues" by a self-described fan of students creating digital portfolios in math. Posts, which date back to February, 2013, have included "Geometry ...more>>

  40. The NASA SCIence Files - NASA Langley Research Center
    A series of free instructional programs consisting of a broadcast, print, and online elements. Emphasizing standards-based instruction and problem-based learning, the NASA Sci Files motivate students in grades 3-5 to become critical thinkers and problem ...more>>

  41. National Association of Math Circles - Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
    In a Math Circle, students and mathematical professionals gather informally to work on interesting problems or topics in mathematics. The goal of this education enrichment is to get students excited about mathematics, giving them a setting (usually after ...more>>

  42. 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 ...more>>

  43. Navajo Math Circles - George Csicsery, producer/director
    Documentary film about Navajo children and mathematicians participating in math circles. The movie opens with a scene inside the hogan built by Navajo mathematician Henry Fowler on his mother's homestead at Tonalea, Arizona, reminiscing about the Diné ...more>>

  44. The Nuffield Foundation
    Math teaching and learning resources include freely downloadable Free-standing Mathematics Activities (FSMAs) and Applying Mathematical Processes (AMP) activities, a mix of investigations and practical explorations. The Nuffield Foundation works to improve ...more>>

  45. Number Loving Beagle - Megan Schmidt
    Blog by a high school teacher in Minnesota who also serves as the head of her math department. Posts, which date back to September, 2013, have included "Aha for patient problem solving"; "Creating Mathematically Curious Students"; "A Speedy Makeover for ...more>>

  46. Numbers - Kirsten Silverman
    Blog by a Massachusetts middle school math teacher who "loves number theory and thinks sixth grade is the perfect place to share this." Posts, which date back to August, 2012, have included "Flipping"; "Cogs"; "LCM, GCF, and Fractions"; "Ordering Fractions"; ...more>>

  47. The Number Warrior - Jason Dyer
    Blog by an algebra and calculus teacher. Posts, which date back to January, 2008, have included "The Educational Problem with Teaching Multiplication as Repeated Addition," "Nonlinear lesson design (Giant Ants of Doom)," "The design of mathematical notation," ...more>>

  48. Off The Hypotenuse - Glenn Kenyon
    Kenyon started this blog in pursuit of "a good discussion of resources, ideas, and innovative ideas for teachers of Algebra." Humorous videos, comic strips, and posts, which date back to March of 2007, have included "Math Lessons learned from Karate," ...more>>

  49. One, Two.. Infinity - Marian Small
    PDFs of presentations from the professional development consultant and author of Making Math Meaningful to Canadian Students K-8, More Good Questions: Great Ways to Differentiate Secondary Mathematics Instruction (9 - 12), Eyes on Math: A Visual Approach ...more>>

  50. Open-Ended Assessment in Math - Cooney, Thomas J.; Sanchez, Wendy B.; Leatham, Keith; and Mewborn, Denise S.
    Over 450 open-ended, field-tested assessment items, distributed more or less equally among elementary, middle school, and high school grade levels. The questions relate to five major content areas, based on the NCTM Standards: number and operation; probability ...more>>

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