 100th Day of School  Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher FAQ
Answers to a frequently asked question: What can I do to celebrate 100th Day?
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 Activities for Learning (AL) Mathematics Program  Joan Cotter
The RightStart Mathematics program covers grades K4 with a transition program for converting to RightStart. Teacher's manuals include daily lessons and worksheet blackline masters. A comprehensive program for homeschoolers, grades K4, is based on the
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 Activities & Information Supporting Pi Day Celebration  Carolyn M. Morehouse
Lesson plan, songs, trivia quiz, and refreshments signup sheet for a Pi Day celebration. Hosted by the Math Forum's Teacher Exchange.
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 Adventures in Statistics  Scavo, Petraroja
A Web unit preprint of a paper by teachers Tom Scavo and Byron Petraroja that describes a mathematics project involving fifth grade students and the area of classrooms, including measurement, graphing, computation, data analysis, and presentation of results;
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 Algebra 4 All
A community of educators sharing resources and supporting one another in the practice of teaching algebra: lesson sharing, applets for students and teachers, discussion forum, blogs, media, and other content related to the functionsbased approach to
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 Algebra Help  Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher FAQ
Answers to a frequently asked question: How do I help students learn algebra?
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 Algebrainiac  Jessica Bogie
Blog by a Chicagoland middle school geometry and history teacher with more than a decade of experience teaching algebra and prealgebra. Posts, which date back to August, 2012, have included "#MSSunFun: Teaching Students How to Study for Assessments,"
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 The Algebra Survival Kit  Josh Rappaport
A kit that includes a 520page handbook covering the main content areas of Algebra 1 in accordance with the NCTM Standards. Sections are tabbed, and pages are written in flash card format with questions on the front and answers on the back. Also, a poster,
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 Algorithmic Vectorial Geometry  Jean Paul Jurzak
In French. The author writes: "This work studies vectorial geometry under a new aspect which allow to solve most of the exercises of vectorial geometry without the traditional support of a drawing. For students, teachers, and informaticians."
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 Alive Maths/Maths à Vivre  Nathalie Sinclair
Handson, interactive "microworlds," in which students investigate patterns and relationships, pose questions, play with the variables, and solve problems: Play with Lulu on a grid; practice triangle reflections; play with fractions and decimal patterns
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 Analysis & Knowledge  Sanford Aranoff
Download data analysis software, such as Patterns, which analyzes and charts trends in stock market using Andrews concepts. See also this former Rutgers University physics professor and current high school educator's thoughts on teaching and help file
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 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
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 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
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 APStatistics Dissertation  Kim Robinson, Clayton College & State University
A qualitative research study focused on students' learning and their performance on the Advanced Placement Exam with respect to conceptoriented instruction as recommended by the AP Statistics Test Development Committee. Organized into chapters, including
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 AP Statistics Listserv FAQ  Kim Robinson, Jared Derksen, Dan Teague
Frequently Asked Questions site for the AP Statistics listserv discussion. Includes information for new AP Stats teachers, course content, exam details, and other resources.
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 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
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 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
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 Avances de Investigación en Educación Matemática
The official publication of the Spanish Society for Research in Mathematics Education (SEIEM, Sociedad Española de Investigación Matemática) welcomes contributions in either Spanish or Portuguese. Freely download PDFs of past articles,
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 Barcode Encoding  Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
Barcodes are used with various encodings all over the world to simplify product identification, especially in retail. The site explains the most popular encodings, like UPC (Universal Product Code), ISBN (Intenational Standard Book Number), and EAN13
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 Barry Garelick, Author at Education News  EducationNews
Articles by Garelick, who teaches middle and high school math in California, have included "The Myth About Traditional Math Education," "Fran, Henderson & Pingry, and Me: A Tale of Problems vs Exercises," "Mathematics Education: Being Outwitted by Stupidity,"
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 BetterExplained  Kalid Azad
Discover and share the "intuitive insights that make complicated ideas simple. Our 'ahha!' moments are different, and that's ok. There's no single way to explain an idea...." Preferring the construction of maps over the memorization of directions, the
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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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 BLOSSOMS  Massachusetts Institute of Technology Learning International Networks Consortium (MIT LINC)
Video modules that enliven existing curricula with clips and support materials for inclass teachers to intersperse in active, goaloriented exercises. Each module includes a teacher's guide, downloadable handouts, and a list of additional resources;
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 BorschtWithAnna  Anna Blinstein
Blog by a Bay area middle and upper school mathematics teacher "working on problembased inquiry, collaborative learning environments, interdisciplinary connections, and rigorous, deep, mathematical understanding." Posts, which date to May, 2012 —
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 Bowman in Arabia  Bowman Dickson
Blog by a teacher of calculus and AP Calculus at King's Academy (Jordan) who "believes in optimism and enthusiasm above all else." Posts, which date back to August, 2009, have included "Maybe I'm starting to become more Jordanian"; "But my son told me
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 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
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 CalculusABC.com  Chris Watson
A site for calculus teachers to share questions they've written and discuss
issues relating to the field. Sort multiple choice questions according to calculator use and representation type (verbal, numerical, analytical, or graphical). With web forums
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 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
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 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: "Christmaths Projects," "Engaging with Written Feedback," "Consistency, Humour, Well planned Lessons and
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 Center for Cognitive Technology  Richard E. Clark, Director
Conducting and analyzing interdisciplinary research on the role of new technology in the development of advanced expertise and performance motivation. See, in particular, the publications "Teaching general problemsolving skills is not a substitute for,
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 CHANCE  J. Laurie Snell, Mathematics Dept., Dartmouth College
Materials designed to help teach a "Chance" course or a more standard introductory probability or statistics course. A Chance course is a case study quantitative literacy course designed to make students more informed and critical readers of current news
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 CODEE Learning Assets Library  Consortium for Ordinary Differential Equations Experiments (CODEE)
Electronic versions of the 19921997 CODEE newsletters, which published pedagogical articles, lesson plans, computer experiments, and software reviews related to ODEs. The Consortium for Ordinary Differential Equations Experiments (CODEE) seeks to disseminate,
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 Cognition Learning and Development Lab  Nicole McNeil, University of Notre Dame
The Cognition Learning and Development (CLAD) Lab studies how children think, learn, and solve math problems, in pursuit of the mechanisms involved in the development of quantitative reasoning, symbolic understanding, and problem solving. What basic cognitive
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 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";
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 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,
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 Contrasting Cases  Star, Jon R.; RittleJohnson, Bethany; and Newton, Kristie J.
Evaluating the value of students explaining contrasting examples. With funding from the Institute for Education Sciences and the National Science Foundation (NSF), this project compared learning from contrasting examples to learning from sequentially
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 Convergence  Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
An online magazine encouraging the use of mathematics history as a learning and teaching tool. Convergence will include: math history articles that have a special pedagogical or learning appeal; sharing of classroom experiences; animated mathematical
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 Cool Math Lessons  Ken Abbott
A blog of "simple ways to teach and think about mathematics." Posts, which date back to April, 2010, have covered zero, prime decomposition, fractions, functions, and creating mathematics.
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 Count Me In  JoAnne LeFevre, Director
Research on the effects of culture and language on preschool children's ability to learn to count and complete other early numeracy tasks. Participants include Turkish, Chinese and English speakers. Publications from the team of researchers from Carleton
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 The Cow in the Classroom  Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
Math Curse by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith spoofs the types of word problems that educators and textbook writers invent to dress up arithmetic exercises and, supposedly, to demonstrate the relevance of math to everyday life. Canadian economist and humorist
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 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
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 Developing Function Sense with SAQs  Judah Schwartz
A work in progress, this is an online book on the philosophy of teaching functions in middle and high school algebra. He has come to believe "that approaching algebra through the study of functions using symbolic and graphical representations simultaneously
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 Divisible by 3  Andrew Stadel
Stadel has taught prealgebra, algebra, and geometry in middle school since 2004. His blog about "interactions with math, logic, life, teaching, and the web they spin together" dates back to March, 2012, with posts such as "Survey your students"; "2012
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 Does the Number e have Special Meaning?  Spencer, Chan; Univ. of Toronto Mathematics Network
Answers, explanations, and expositions of the question, Does the number e have any real physical meaning, or is it just a mathematical convenience? Addresses the topics: Simple and Compound Interest; A Physical Meaning for the Number e; The General Situation;
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 Double Division  Jeff Wilson
Double Division is a method for doing manual division that reinforces the principles of division and gives students success with a less frustrating alternative. The online calculator shows and explains each step. Feedback from teachers who've used the
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 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
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 Early Algebra, Early Arithmetic  TERC and Tufts University
The Early Algebra Project examines young learners as they express general relationships among numbers and quantities through written notation, tables, and diagrams. Download PDFs of class materials such as lesson plans and student worksheets; discuss
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 Early Algebra Thinking  Bethany RittleJohnson
Evaluating the role of explanation in mathematics learning — specifically, "why" explanations, or reasoning about why something is true. See, in particular, the abstracts, published articles, and coding schemes and other instruments from RittleJohnson's
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 Easing the Hurry Syndrome  Jennifer Wilson
Blog by a teacher in Flowood (Mississippi) whose course load includes Advanced Placement Calculus and Geometry. Posts often begin with alignments to relevant Common Core State Standard (CCSS) and feature screenshots of TINspire CAS Navigators, with original
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