 2 Pi Productions  Jake Scott
Instructional math rap includes the original songs "Triangle Experts," "Special Right Triangles," "Graphing Trig Functions," "Quadratic Formula," and "The Best Pythagorean Rap Ever." Lyrics include "The cosine is sine with a phase shift of pi/If you think
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 360 Degree Math  Sean Kavanaugh
"What if there was a way to make the thinking of each student visible to the teacher throughout the lesson?" 360 Degree Math classes begin with the teacher personally greeting each student as she enters the classroom ("The Exchange"); students solving
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 Andrew M.H. Alexander
JavaScript by Alexander includes "the gear seer," which shows not just bike gear ratios but gear inches and meters development. Input wheel and tire size to see speed at a given cadence. This bicycle drivetrain visualizer further compares different drivetrains,
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 Association for Experiential Education (AEE)
An international membership organization with roots in adventure education, committed to the development, practice, and evaluation of experiential learning in all settings: education, recreation, outdoor adventure programming, mental health, youth service,
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 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 OpenEnded Questions."
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 Classroom Conversation (Learning and Mathematics)  Nicholls, Hazzard; Math Forum
In their 1993 book Education as Adventure, John Nicholls and Susan Hazzard explore students' understandings of the nature and point of school learning and the idea that students are valuable critics of the classroom curriculum and their own learning.
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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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 Cognitive Apprenticeship (Learning and Mathematics)  Collins, et al.; Math Forum
In a chapter entitled "Cognitive apprenticeship: Teaching the crafts of reading, writing, and mathematics," in the 1989 book Knowing, learning, and instruction: Essays in honor of Robert Glaser, Allan Collins, of BBN Laboratories, and John Seely Brown
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 Collaborative Learning  Mathematics Education at The Math Forum
A collection of links to collaborative and cooperative learning resources on the Web, including articles, discussions, and teaching techniques that emphasize collaboration.
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 Course Materials Online  College of Education, San Diego State University
Courses online in Administration, Rehabilitation and Postsecondary Education; Education; Educational Technology, including multimedia development and distance education. Also humanistic and social aspects of teaching, from the School of Teacher Education.
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 CrossAge Tutoring  Marah Fortson; Math Forum
An annotated bibliography: articles to help teachers deal with a classroom of learners with different abilities, different strengths and weaknesses, who are at different levels academically, behaviorally, and socially. The task of the teacher is a challenge,
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 Decision Development Corporation
Software for K12 students and teachers, for all platforms. Math software included separately and as part of other product lines. (Gigamath Playground and Junior Gigamath Playground offer word problem practice for ages 714 and 48 respectively; Ellen
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 Devising channels that nurture ingenuity and creativity in mathematics classes.  Helen Christensen; Loyola College; The Math Forum
Summary of a presentation given at the 1996 Joint Mathematics Meetings in Orlando, Florida. Original projects and individual journals can challenge students who are more linguistically oriented, and who crave expression for their ingenuity and creativity
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 Digital Mathematical Performance  Gadanidis, George; Borba, Marcelo; Hughes, Janette; et al.
Watch video, liveacted dramatic storyboards, and animations of how people "perform" mathematics: Flatland, "Help Me, Fermi," Should Parallel Lines Never Meet," "The Pleasure of Making 10" (linear equations), "The Waiter" (the missing dollar problem),
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 DimensionU
Creators of educational software that put the action adventure fun of mainstream video games in a learning environment that prepares students for high stakes exams. First person shooter games Dimenxian, Evolver, and Meltdown contain 3dimensional virtual
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 Doing Mathematics  Bryan Meyer
Blog by an eleventh grade math teacher at a projectbased learning (PBL) school pursuing a Masters Degree in Teacher Leadership. Posts, which date back to February, 2012, have included "What Bowflex Can Teach Us about Assessment," "Habits of a Mathematician,"
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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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 FifthGrade Empathy ... For Plants  William E. Ray; Kodak
Children were introduced to this project by taking them outside Pinoak Elementary School, Oil City, PA, in March and having each pair of them select a living
plant specimen. Buds were noticed as being a part of each plant and were the plant parts which
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 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
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 The Geometer's Sketchpad Bibliography  Key Curriculum Press
This bibliography lists publications that concern the software application the Geometer's Sketchpad, Dynamic Geometry in general, and the mathematical and educational contexts in which they are relevant: research, reviews, and applications.
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 Geometry Everywhere  Betty R. Allen; Kodak
An activity intended to make students more aware of geometric shapes and lines in objects around them. Students were divided into five groups, four to photograph geometric shapes and concepts at home, on the farm, in town, and at the lake, and one group
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 The Greatest Math Teacher Ever  Keith Devlin (Devlin's Angle)
An article about the individual who, Devlin suggests, could justifiably be described as the American university mathematician who, through his teaching, has
had the greatest impact on the field of mathematics... He was a pioneer in one of the most important
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 HASTAC Initiative  Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Advanced Collaboratory
HASTAC ("haystack") is a network of individuals and institutions inspired by the possibilities that new technologies offer us for shaping how we learn, teach, communicate, create, and organize our local and global communities. HASTAC is open to anyone;
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 Humanistic Mathematics  Mathematics Education at The Math Forum
The idea that teaching, learning, and creating mathematics issues from the same psyche as literature, aesthetics, and music has attracted, since 1986, a worldwide network of people who share this belief. The existence of the Humanistic Mathematics Network
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 I Choose Math  Justin Lanier
Blog by a high school teacher in Brooklyn Heights. Posts, which date back to August, 2011, have included "SBG: Affective Quizzing," "FreeChoice Time: Origins," "Introducing Proof Using Formal Systems," and "Math is Personal: A smOOC about Meaning, Sharing,
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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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 inQuiry Almanack  Franklin Institute
A magazine about inquirybased learning. Regular features, a surprise spotlight of the month, favorite sites, the latest in science news, what's new at The Franklin Institute, experiments, and a puzzle. Archives are online beginning in March, 1995.
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 The Insight Method of Teaching Math  Robert Frick
How and why to teach math via mental models, as articulated by a cognitive psychologist who describes the "learning is memory" approach as "a disaster and a tragedy." See, in particular, Frick's sample problems: reverse arithmetic, expressing patterns,
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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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 The Interactive Mathematics Program (IMP)  Chicago, Univ. of Illinois
A Model for Mathematics Education Reform. A fouryear, problem based mathematics curriculum for high schools, to meet the needs of both collegebound and noncollegebound students. IMP is designed to replace the fourcourse sequence typical of most high
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 The International Netcourse Teacher Enhancement Coalition (INTEC)  The Concord Consortium
An online professional development course that introduces inquirybased teaching and learning to mathematics and science classrooms: networkbased netcourses are designed to engage teachers in their own investigations, supplying skills, a knowledge of
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 Investigations in Number, Data, and Space (TERC)  Testbed for Collaboration, Eisenhower Regional Consortia
A K5 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
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 Kumon Math & Reading Centers
Individualized, selfpaced, mastery learning programs for math and reading, offered at the center or by correspondence. The Kumon method emphasizes practical skills rather than theoretical concepts and focuses on selflearning. Students receive daily
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 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"
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 Make it Happen!  Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
An approach that aims to improve middle school education for students with diverse learning abilities. Interdisciplinary teams of teachers design and implement inquirybased ISearch Units and integrate technology in meaningful ways to benefit students.
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 The Map is Not the Territory  Malke Rosenfeld
Blog by a traditional percussive dancer (Appalachian style flatfooting and clogging and Canadian step dancing) who "teaches the math that directly relates to the process of making rhythm and patterns with the feet." Posts about the mathematics of percussive
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 Math Camp  Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
For four weeks [in 1996], 98 students housed at the University of Washington (Seattle, WA) mixed mathematics with field trips, tennis, swimming, volleyball, and a host of other activities. It was a unique summer camp that kept them busy listening to lectures,
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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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 Mathematical Connections  Whittle, Luoma; Dept. of Learning Support, Augusta State University
"Exploring the Interplay Between Mathematics and the Humanities." A forum for exploring the interplay between mathematics and the humanities, including, but not limited to, the relationship between mathematics and the arts, anthropology, history, literature,
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 Math Out of the Box  Bill Moss
A K5 mathematics curriculum by the College of Engineering and Science at Clemson University, published by Carolina Biological Supply Company, Inc. Read about the learning cycle that Math Out of the Box uses to foster inquirybased learning. See presentations,
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 Maths Outdoors  Juliet Robertson
Blog posts from an education consultant "passionate about getting children outside." Posts on learning math outside with a kinesthetic emphasis, which date back to September, 2008, have included "Leaf Logic," "Investigating Right Angles with Sticks,"
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 Mathworld  Matt Bowling
The author developed this math story to act as a structure for the California second grade math curriculum. He finds it to be a big motivator to kids who are not usually interested in math.
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 The Nature of Mathematics  Ouida B. Kinzey; Kodak
A description of how students created a mathematical slide show based on research projects. Colorado State Standard addressed: students develop number sense and use numbers and number relationships in problemsolving situations and communicate the reasoning
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 NCTM San Diego Sessions on Humanistic Math  Mathematics Education at the Math Forum
A selection of presentations from the 74th Annual NCTM Meeting, April 1996, San Diego, CA.
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 Project Based Learning Pathways  David Graser
A blog about real life projects suitable for college math courses such as algebra, finite math, and business calculus. Most of these applied math projects include handouts, videos, and other resources for students, as well as a project letter. Graser,
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 Qwizdom
Qwizdom's wireless handheld technologies and student response system let teachers instantly assess students' comprehension and identify their misconceptions and errors, in parallel, without having to facilitate multiple voices or single out "quiet" students.
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 ReInventing FourthGrade Mathematics  Jack J. Lopez; Kodak
A series of four related activities through which students acquired a firm, active knowledge of some of the basic terminology of Euclidean geometry, learning the vocabulary for describing various geometric shapes and transformations. Students photographed
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 The Seaborg Center  C. Wozniak, Northern Michigan University
The Glenn T. Seaborg Center for Teaching & Learning Science and Mathematics reflects Seaborg's belief that, in today's world, each citizen must have a solid base in the understanding of and appreciation for scientific concepts and the technology to
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 Sessions on Humanistic Math at the AMS/MAA Joint Meetings  The Math Forum
The 1996 Joint Mathematics Meetings in Orlando, Florida featured presentations on the scholarship of humanistic mathematics.
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 The Singapore Math Coach  Tricia Salerno
Problems of the week based on the Singapore math approach. Students with correct answers can see their names on the web. Site includes some program information as well.
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