 Problem Solving  It Has to Begin with Noticing and Wondering  Hogan, Marie; and Alejandre, Suzanne
Middle school teacher Marie Hogan observed as the Forum's Director of Professional Development modeled a full cycle of the Problems of the Week (PoWs) in Hogan's West Covina (CA) classroom. This coauthored article about their experience around the PoW
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 ProjectBased Learning (Learning and Mathematics)  Blumenfeld, Soloway, Marx, Krajcik, Guzdial, & Palincsar; Math Forum
In this 1996 article, "Motivating projectbased learning: Sustaining the doing, supporting the learning," Blumenfeld and her colleagues at the University of Michigan describe projectbased learning and the benefits of using longterm projects as part
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 Project Search: Math  Buck Institute for Education
Dozens of studies and summaries of research on project based learning (PBL) in math. The Buck Institute for Education (BIE) is creates and disseminates products, practices and knowledge for effective PBL.
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 Promoting Engagement and Supporting Leadership Development:
Online Teacher Professional Development at the Math Forum  Wesley Shumar, Jason Silverman, & Troy P. Regis, Drexel University
PDFformat article. Abstract: Teacher professional development (TPD) in its current state is typically episodic, fragmented, and often not rewarding over the long haul. There is need for a more substantial and extensive core set of TPD experiences that
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 Proof  Mariotti, MariaAlessandra; and Pedemonte, Bettina, editors
Archives of the quarterly "international newsletter on the teaching and learning of mathematical proof." Articles have included "The effect of using Transparent PseudoProofs in Linear Algebra," "Beliefs and beyond: hows and whys in the teaching of proof,"
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 Reflections of a Techie  Marsha Ratzel
Reflections "on using 21st century technologies to amplify learning," as blogged by a selfdescribed nerd who teachers middle grades math. Posts, which date back to July, 2003, have included "Finding the Little Truths of Math"; "Rational numbers need
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 REL Network
The network of ten Regional Educational Laboratories (RELs), serving geographic regions that span the nation, works to ensure that those involved in educational improvement at the local, state, and regional levels have access to the best available information
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 Research at Education Program for Gifted Youth  Stanford University Center for the Study of Language and Information (CSLI)
A sample of articles, in .pdf format, about computerbased distance learning instruction and other educational technology, written by researchers of the Institute for Mathematical Studies in the Social Sciences (IMSSS) and Education Program for Gifted
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 Research  Graduate School of Education, University of California, Berkeley
Projects include Berkeley Math Readiness, Boxer Computer Environment; CrossCultural Math Project; Early Development of Mathematical Cognition in Socioeconomic and Cultural Contexts; The Functions Group; The IERI ScaleUp Project; InscriptionRich, ComputerMediated
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 Research in Undergraduate Education  1996 AMS/MAA Joint Meetings  The Math Forum
Listings from the AMSMAA Special Session on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education.
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 Resources for Teachers  Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)
The LHS at the Univ. of California at Berkeley has been a pioneer in precollege science and mathematics programs that emphasize the "learning by doing" approach, offering many different types of educational programs for all ages. Each of the Lawrence
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 A Revolution in One Classroom: The Case of Mrs. Oublier  David K. Cohen
This journal article, which "probes the relationship between instructional policy and teaching practice," considers one California teacher's response to the state's mid1980s mandate to replace mechanical memorization with mathematical understanding:
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 The Role of Calculators in Math Education  Heidi Pomerantz, Bert Waits for USI/CPMSA
This PDF article outlines the benefits of calculator use in mathematics classrooms from kindergarten through the university level, describing how calculators, when used appropriately, can be a tool for learning mathematics. The document has six sections:
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 The Roles of Interest and Mathematical Beliefs in Preservice Teachers' Learning to Mentor Online [PDF]  Ray & Renninger
Paper presented as part of a symposium, American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL. A study of preservice teachers working with the Math Forum's Online Mentoring Guide.
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 SABES: System for Adult Basic Education Support  Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
SABES promotes high quality adult basic education services through training, support, and resources that improve the skills and knowledge of practitioners and strengthen programs. SABES strives to achieve this mission by: providing staff development that
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 Sarah Glaz
Teaching, research, books, and articles by the algebraist, ring theorist, and poet. See, in particular, the math poems of undergraduate students and Glaz's own poetry, which includes "Mathematical Modeling," "A Pantoum for the Power of Theorems," "I am
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 Seedbed  Tom O'Brien, ed.
Throughout the 1980s, Seedbed published articles on "the intellectual growth of children, and teachers' participation therein." Editor Tom O'Brien described the publication as a practical one, "where teachers are the principal authors and where teachers'
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 SERVE
An education organization promoting and supporting the continuous improvement of educational opportunities for all learners in the Southeast United States. SERVE provides resources, services, and products in the program areas of assessment, accountability,
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 Sessions on Research in Undergraduate Math Education  1997 AMS/MAA Joint Meetings
Presentations on research in mathematics education from the Joint Mathematics Meetings, 811 January 1997, San Diego, CA.
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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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 Special Interest Groups: American Educational Research Association (AERA)  College of Education, Arizona State University
Index and complete list of AERA SIGs, which provide a forum within AERA for the involvement of individuals drawn together by a common interest in a field of study, teaching, or research when the existing divisional structure may not directly facilitate
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 Statistics Education Research Journal (SERJ)
SERJ is published jointly by the International Association for Statistical Education and the International Statistical Institute to encourage research activity, and to advance knowledge about student's attitudes, conceptions, and difficulties as regards
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 Steve Leinwand
Publications, presentations, blog, and more by a Principal Research Analyst at American Institutes for Research (AIR). Freely download articles such as "Moving Mathematics Out of Mediocrity," "High Leverage Mathematics Instruction Practices," "Making
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 Supermarket Math  Keith Devlin (Devlin's Angle)
Is it really possible to acquire skills  mathematical or otherwise  in a decontextualized fashion in a classroom setting, then make use of those skills in any reallife situation that may require them? The assumption that this is indeed possible is
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 Sybilla Beckmann Kazez
Biography, books, projects, papers, and presentations of the Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor of Mathematics at the University of Georgia (UGA). Originally researching arithmetic geometry, Beckmann now considers the mathematical education
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 Teacher Preparation and Professional Development, 2000  Basmat Parsad, Laurie Lewis, and Elizabeth Farris
Executive summary of the NCES report. The full report is also available as a PDF file.
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 Teachers Teaching With Technology (T3)
Professional development training in handheld technology for educators at each level. Sites worldwide in a host of different languages. The United States site includes: professional development institutes, courses, and seminars; resources for educators
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 Teaching and Learning About Decimals  Steinle, Stacey and Chambers; Univ. of Melbourne, Australia
A resource for teachers that explains the mathematical, psychological and pedagogical ideas needed to teach students to work confidently with decimal numbers. Contents include: Background (main ideas, what learners find hard); Case Studies (video interviews
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 Teaching and Learning Algebra pre19  The Royal Society and The Joint Mathematical Council (United Kingdom)
A policy document that addresses curriculum and teaching methods in algebra. The influences on pupils' experience of algebra within all aspects of the preuniversity education system were examined.
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 Teaching and Learning Geometry 1119  The Royal Society and The Joint Mathematical Council (United Kingdom)
A policy document that addresses the rationale for teaching geometry; its possible content; issues concerned with its effective teaching; and why this important subject, with such wide applications and a long history, remains one of the most difficult
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 Teaching and Learning (MAA)  Mathematical Association of America
Teaching and learning mathematics is what most MAA members do for most of their lives. This Teaching and Learning section provides useful and thoughtful articles about teaching mathematics. The Research Sampler is dedicated to spreading awareness of current
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 Teaching and Learning Undergraduate Mathematics  The Mathematical Association (UK)
Read Talum newsletters, 1993  2000. Articles include "Learning to Teach"; "The Case for Geometry"; "Intuiting Mathematical Objects Using Diagrams and Kinetigrams"; "Teaching Mathematical Analysis"; and "Using a Theory of Learning in a College Mathematics
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 Teaching Contemporary Mathematics Conference  North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM)
Papers and talks presented at the conference. Download PDF files of Geometry and Programming: The Forgotten and the Avoided; Student Investigations in Algebra 2 and Precalculus; The Mantid: An Extended Data Problem; Errors and Power in Significance Tests;
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 The Teaching Gap  Stigler, Hiebert
A site supporting a book by James W. Stigler and James Hiebert in which they point out that teaching is a cultural activity. "Although there are teachers using extraordinary methods in all cultures, the extraordinary is not what defines most students'
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 Teaching, Learning, and Computing: 1998 Survey  CRITO: Center for Research on Information Technology and Organizations
Research information from the national survey, Teaching, Learning, and Computing1998, a study of teachers' use of computer technology, their pedagogies, and their school context.
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 Teaching Logic and Reasoning in an Illogical World  DIMACS Symposium
A July 1996 symposium: Participants, schedule, list of papers, and the papers themselves in html, ascii, or postscript. Sample papers: S. Maurer: Teaching reasoning, broadly and narrowly; C. Nelan: Student's attitude toward the relationship between language
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 teaching/math/culture  Ilana Horn
Blog by a professor in Vanderbilt University's Teaching and Learning Department "interested in broadening our notions of mathematical competence. What do classrooms look like that are inclusive and incorporate rich mathematics?" Posts, which date back
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 Teaching Research Division  Western Oregon University
Western Oregon University sponsors various childhood education programs, providing local and national services for young children and deafblind people in particular. They also research pedagogical issues, including teacher training and effectiveness.
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 Teaching to the Beat of a Different Drummer  Brian Stockus
Blog by a lead curriculum specialist for elementary mathematics in Texas who taught elementary school and led content developers in the design of digital math lessons. Posts, which date back to August, 2012, have included "To question, how to question,
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 TeAchnology  Teachnology, Inc.
A portal for information about current and past practice in the field of education. Read math teaching "Ideas That Worked"; and tutorials ranging from teacher retirement planning and "What to Consider When Writing a Lesson Plan" to "How to Deal With Disruptive
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 Technische Universität München School of Education
Research, publications, teaching portfolios, and more about the Technische Universität München (TUM) School of Education, which trains teachers for vocational schools and upper secondary schools (Gymnasien) in Germany. See, in particular, the
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 Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS)  Initial Findings  National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Highlights from TIMSS; videotape classroom study report and classroom study; responses; the Commissioner's speech; results at the fourth, eighth, and twelfthgrade levels; test items, an annotated TIMSS publication list, and more. See also the 1999
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 TIMSS Brochure  Math Forum
Basic information about the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS).
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 TIMSS Math and Science Challenge: Sample Test  EdInformatics.com
Several sample TIMSS Math Tests using original questions from the three released sets (Pop1,2,3). Tests are graded online and can be compared both to the international scores and to scores of other students who have taken the test online.
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 Tim Stirrup  Tim Stirrup
Blog on mathematics education and technology. Posts, which date back to November, 2014, have included "On textbooks, marking and feedback"; "Ideas from Shanghai — using technology to teach mathematics"; "Growth mindset, mathematics and a problem";
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 Title III MSS Final Performance Report  Dana Lee Ling
Dana Lee Ling is a mathematics and science software specialist at the College of MicronesiaFSM. Articles document the College's attempts to increase the success of prealgebra and algebra students through "conceptual" and technologybased approaches.
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 Understanding (Learning and Mathematics)  Greeno, Riley; Math Forum
In their 1987 article, "Processes and Development of Understanding," James G. Greeno of Stanford University and Mary S. Riley of San Diego State University examine why younger children seem to lack the ability of older children to solve mathematical word
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 Video Mosaic Collaboration
"Watching students grow with math": this interactive collaboration portal integrates the Robert B. Davis Institute for Learning Video Collection (Rutgers University) — a video collection spanning two decades capturing mathematics learning experiences
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 What, How, and the Web  Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny
More on place value. "There is an obvious confusion there between two questions, what to teach and how to teach it. Does the failure of the New Math to present a specific topic necessarily imply that teaching this topic has no merit? The New Math has
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