 The International Study Center  Boston College
Dedicated to conducting comparative studies in educational achievement. Principally, it serves as the International Study Center for IEA's studies in math, science, and readingthe Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) and the
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 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
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 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
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 Johnny might not be mathchallenged  Keith Devlin (Devlin's Angle)
His problem could just be that he's an auditory learner. An essay on learning styles and how they affect mathematics learning.
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 K12 Multimedia Math Education  Sparkle Productions
Software and research: reports and articles are available, with print and web references and resources, in the Motivation and Learning Center, which provides suggestions for parents on increasing their child's intrinsic desire to learn. Their math materials
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 Learning Mathematics for Teaching  School of Education, University of Michigan
Learning Mathematics for Teaching (LMT) "investigates the mathematical knowledge needed for teaching, and how such knowledge develops as a result of experience and professional learning." LMT's items, available online through the Teacher Knowledge Assessment
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 The Legacy of R. L. Moore  Educational Advancement Foundation
The Legacy of R.L. Moore Project promotes the study of inquirybased 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
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 Lesson Lab Research Institute
The independent research arm of Achievement Solutions at Pearson, with a mission of improving teaching and learning in K12 classrooms. Government agencies, foundations, and internal funding support their research efforts. LLRI has become a hub for a
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 Lesson Study: A PCMI Experience  Tony Anderson, Jennifer Kumi Burkett, Gail Burrill, Joyce Frost, Jerry Gribble, Jill Ryerson, and Celeste Williams
An article written by the Japanese Lesson Study group from the 2003 Park City Mathematics Institute (PCMI) about their experience developing the lesson, "Studying Dimensionality Through a StairStep Fractal." With an explanation of the Japanese lesson
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 Lesson Study Communities Project in Secondary Mathematics  Education Development Center, Inc.
Information and materials from lesson plan study undertaken at Wareham High School (Massachusetts). Teachers studied and reflected on the teaching of algebra and geometry with McDougal Littell, Key Curriculum, and other content and software developers.
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 Lesson Study in Japan  U.S. Science Education  Education Department, Mills College
Research into Japanese "lesson study," a process in which teachers cooperatively develop and critique new lessons. The site focuses on possible applications and challenges of lesson study to U.S. science and math education. Read related articles and
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 Loci  Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
Loci is a peerreviewed journal publishing articles, modules, applets, and reviews continuously as they are ready to be posted. Loci takes advantage of the World Wide Web as a publication medium for materials containing dynamic, fullcolor graphics;
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 The Math Circle  Robert Kaplan
Why are most children bored by math  or worse, frightened of it  when its beauties are so many and its pleasures so great? Probably because it is usually taught by people who fear it, and who therefore teach their fear. To counter this, three of us
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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 Problem Solving  Wilson, Fernandez, Hadaway, Dept. of Mathematics Education, Univ. of Georgia
A paper about problem solving, which has a special importance in the study of mathematics. A primary goal of mathematics teaching and learning is to develop the ability to solve a wide variety of complex mathematics problems. Learning to solve problems
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 Mathematical Quality of Instruction  President & Fellows Harvard University
An instrument designed to provide scores for teachers on dimensions of classroom mathematics instruction such as the richness of the mathematics, student participation in mathematical reasoning and meaningmaking, and the clarity and correctness of the
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 Mathematics and Education  Erdal Özüsaglam
In Turkish.
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 Mathematics  Centre for Educational Technology (CET)
A research and development center for math education. Read descriptions of CET's programs and workbooks, including One, Two and Three (Aahat, Shtayim, Ve Shalosh), for grades K6; and Visualizing Mathematics, for grades 712. Learn about and download
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 Mathematics  Centre for Educational Technology (CET), Israel
A research and development center for math education. Includes a list of research papers, many with abstracts; various discussions of the research; and curricula and software. Based in Israel, with Hebrew site available.
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 Mathematics in Adult Education and Literacy  Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE), U.S. Dept. of Education
The role of adult basic education in strengthening mathematics skills is central to the U.S. Department of Education's vision for adult education. This site provides research and evaluation, noteworthy practices, and additional links.
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 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 MultiMedia Exercises (IMMEX), Evaluation:
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 Math Horizon (Learning and Mathematics)  Deborah Ball; Math Forum
Deborah Ball of Michigan State University teaches math education in the College of Education and as part of her research offers a math class in a local elementary school. In this 1987 article she examines the challenge of creating classroom practices
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 mathlearn  Rex Boggs, moderator
The mathlearn mailing list is for those interested in improving the teaching and learning of mathematics. Read and search archived messages. To subscribe, visit the mathlearn Yahoo! Group page.
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 Math Minds  Thornburg, Nancy; and Gray, Kristin
Blog by K5 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 K5 daily. Posts, which date back to April, 2013, have included
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 MathStar New Mexico  New Mexico State University
A professional development program for math teachers that incorporates the principles of Japanese lesson study. Watch QuickTime video clips of lesson study; download PDFs of research lessons on number and operations, algebra, geometry, measurement, and
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 MathSugarOff  Priscilla Bremser
"Notes on mathematics teaching and learning at all levels" by a Middlebury College mathematics professor who works with K8 teachers in the Vermont Mathematics Initiative (VMI) professional development program and conducts her undergraduate classes with
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 Meaningful Learning Research Group  Dr. Joseph Novak
The group works with a number of common beliefs, primary among them the idea that the best way to teach is to determine what the student already knows, and then to teach from there. They believe that teaching and learning grounded in a coherent theory
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 More Complicated Than It Seems  Kate Nonesuch
In this review of the literature of approaches to adult numeracy instruction, Kate Nonesuch asks the question, "How can ABE math instructors apply research findings to their own teaching practice?" Through an extensive literature review and ongoing discussions
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 MSPnet: The Math and Science Partnership Network  TERC
The Math and Science Partnership (MSP) Program is a major research and development effort to understand and improve the performance of K12 students in mathematics and science. MSPnet is their electronic community. Learn about individual partnership projects;
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 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 selfdescribed fan of students creating digital portfolios in math. Posts, which date back to February, 2013, have included "Geometry
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 NADE Math SPIN  National Association for Developmental Education's Special Professional Interest Network for those interested in teaching mathematics
A professional organization for developmental math professionals to interact and share with each other. The site features links to best practices in developmental mathematics, newsletters, email discussion group, and conferences. Also available from
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 National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)  U.S. Department of Education
The primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the United States and other nations. NCES collects, collates, analyzes, and reports complete statistics on the condition of American education; conducts and publishes
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 National Center for Research on Teacher Learning (NCRTL)  National Center for Research on Teacher Learning (NCRTL)
Based in the College of Education at Michigan State University, NCRTL conducts research in teacher education. Brochures and publications (special reports, craft papers, research reports, technical series, issue papers, conference series, and video packages)
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 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
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 National Research and Development Centre
The National Research and Development Centre (NRDC) is a consortium of partners, led by the Institute of Education in the United Kingdom. It was established by the Department for Education and Skills as part of the Skills for Life Strategy. NRDC is dedicated
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 Northwest Math Conference
An annual conference that "brings together mathematics teachers from all levels of primary, secondary, and undergraduate education to learn and share about mathematics and pedagogy." Find information on Northwest Math Conference (NWMC) programs, speakers,
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 Not Dumb (Learning and Mathematics)  Sheila Tobias; Math Forum
In her 1990 book, They're Not Dumb, They're Different, Tobias addresses a concern that has been widely felt across the country for years: the shortfall in the number of students who go on to become scientists. She notes the importance of high school mathematics
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 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,"
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 PCS Edventures  PCS Edventures!.com, Inc.
Education company with a product line ranging from handson learning labs in technologyrich subjects like engineering, science, math, robotics, IT, and electronics to administrative tools designed to help schools manage the enormous amounts of data required
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 Philosophy of Mathematics Education Journal  Paul Ernest; School of Education, University of Exeter, UK
A page with links to past issues of the journal, formerly the Philosophy of Mathematics Education Newsletter, along with links to information on the Falmer Book Series 'Studies in Mathematics Education', the Masters program in mathematics education at
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 Precollege science and math 'lack focus'  Janet Raloff  Science News Online
A National Science Foundation report finds no one at the helm of U.S. science and math education, with the result that students are exposed to smatterings of topics that vary regionally and encourage little indepth learning. The analysis, released in
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 Problem of the Week Articles  the Math Forum @ Drexel
These three published articles give context to using the Math Forum's Problems of the Week with students: Writing to Develop Understanding: The Math Forum @ Drexel's PoWs; Problems of the Week Engage Students with Special Needs; and The Impact of the
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 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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