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  1. The Maths Magpie
    "Loving shiny teaching resources and ideas -- mathematical or otherwise." Blog posts, which date back to July, 2013, have included "What students see versus what the examiner sees," "Maths Vocabulary activities," "Posters for BODMAS / BIDMAS Misconception," ...more>>

  2. Math - Teaching Channel
    Browse and search Teaching Channel's video showcase of inspiring and effective math teaching practices in America's schools. Topics include class culture, engagement, differentiation, collaboration, "new teachers," and Common Core State Standards (CCSS). ...more>>

  3. Math with Bad Drawings - Ben Orlin
    Blog by a high school teacher in Oakland, California, "about the things I like [and] also about the things I can't do," in the hopes that their "juxtaposition captures the contradictory state of the teacher, of the mathematician." Posts "owning up to ...more>>

  4. The Math Wizard - Susan Kennison
    A book on teaching and learning math from the top down instead of the bottom up. Kennison contends that this approach is crucial to spreading numeracy, and catching those students who otherwise fall through the cracks into thinking they can't do math. ...more>>

  5. 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>>

  6. The Median Isn't the Message - Stephen Jay Gould
    A personal story of statistics and "stretching the truth with numbers"; according to Steve Dunn, "the wisest, most humane thing ever written about cancer and statistics. It is the antidote both to those who say that, 'the statistics don't matter,' and ...more>>

  7. Metacognition (Learning and Mathematics) - Alan Schoenfeld; Math Forum
    In his 1987 book, Cognitive science and mathematics education, Schoenfeld wrote a chapter called "What's all the fuss about metacognition?" in response to a challenge from mathematicians (among them Joe Crosswhite, Henry Pollak, Anna Henderson, and Steve ...more>>

  8. Michael Serra
    From the author of Discovering Geometry: An Investigative Approach and Smart Moves: the Games and Puzzles series; videos such as DG Investigations and "How to Teach Math Anxiety"; articles and handouts on cooperative learning; speaking engagements and ...more>>

  9. More Meaningful Math - Monika Schwarze
    An international project to motivate students ages 12 to 16 with problems that show the importance of mathematics in real life and related to other subjects, and to enrich their teachers' methodology. Browse the file archive of freely downloadable documents ...more>>

  10. 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>>

  11. NativeNet
    Public discussions designed to promote dialogue and understanding regarding indigenous peoples of all parts of the world. NativeNet hosts a number of conversations on education; one topic discussed in October, 1996 was Teaching Mathematics and Native ...more>>

  12. NewtonsWindow.com - Suzanne Sutton
    For students, families, teachers, and homeschoolers as they learn and teach math. NewtownsWindow.com offers math challenge excursions online, summer learning activities, and educational gifts and ideas. With suggestions for reinforcing concepts at home, ...more>>

  13. Numbers Made Meaningful™ - Naomi Halpern, TSI Productions
    A collection of number literacy stories and games that gives pre-K children meaningful, tangible contexts to help them make sense of the abstract world of number symbols. Zero & Friends teaches children the names, personalities, values and relationships ...more>>

  14. 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>>

  15. one good thing
    Blog by a group of "dedicated, fascinated, hard-working, inspiring" secondary teachers who believe that "every day may not be good, but every day there is (at least) one good thing worth sharing. Here are our stories." Posts, which date back to January, ...more>>

  16. OnlineCollegePrep.com - Robert Hackworth
    Distance learning courses in reading, writing, math, and study skills. A free online arithmetic course is available for adults needing help to prepare for pre-college and college-level math instruction. A real instructor instructs and leads the course. ...more>>

  17. Pairing Like Students for Perseverance in Problem Solving - Marie Hogan
    Article about how one particular duo of eighth grade Pre-Algebra students, paired by ability level, overcame a contentious start to work together and "reach new heights of problem-solving proficiency." Originally published in the March, 2013, issue of ...more>>

  18. Pat Kenschaft's Home Page - Patricia Clark Kenschaft, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Montclair State University
    From the host of the weekly call-in talk radio show, Math Medley (1998-2004): links to her books, such as Mathematics for Human Suvival, Winning Women into Mathematics, and Math Power: How to Help Your Child Love Math Even If You Don't, the first book ...more>>

  19. powersfulmath - Brooke Powers
    Blog by a Kentucky middle school teacher sharing "some of the ways I try and bring math to life for my students." Posts, which date back to February, 2014, have included "Standards Based Grading When You Can't Really Standards Based Grade," "Why I Always ...more>>

  20. Productive Struggle
    Group blog, with most contributions by secondary math and science teachers, that aims to "push teachers to learn in the same way that we push our students to learn" and "work together to make our struggles productive." Posts, which date back to March, ...more>>

  21. Professor Freedman's Math Help - Ellen Freedman
    A mixture of sound, animation, humor and personal advice dealing with math anxiety for the adult student and community college learner. The site includes tutorial lessons, math assignments, study skills tips, information on learning styles, an on-line ...more>>

  22. Rebecca Newburn
    Links to this California teacher's Math 7 blog, and to her professional blog, a "fusion of best teaching practices, integrating technology and increasing compassion in and outside of the classroom." See also Newburn's select compilation of explanations, ...more>>

  23. Reflections of a Techie - Marsha Ratzel
    Reflections "on using 21st century technologies to amplify learning," as blogged by a self-described nerd who teachers middle grades math. Posts, which date back to July, 2003, have included "Finding the Little Truths of Math"; "Rational numbers need ...more>>

  24. The Republic of Mathematics - Gary E. Davis
    The Republic of Mathematics™ was founded "to promote happy and productive mathematical experiences for all learners, democratize the learning and teaching of mathematics, and help empower students and teachers in their engagement with mathematics." ...more>>

  25. Resource Room (Math Central) - University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
    French version: Centre de ressources. A service of Math Central that allows mathematics educators to share resources having to do with math teaching. Submissions are stored in a database that can be browsed by educational level and curriculum strand, ...more>>

  26. Rice University School Mathematics Project (RUSMP) - Wells, Papakonstantinou; Rice University Center for Education
    A project established to serve as a bridge between the Rice University mathematics research community and Houston area mathematics teachers. It sponsors a variety of professional development workshops, fosters reform efforts, encourages the effective ...more>>

  27. Science Daily: Research Shows Homework Does Boost Academic Achievement; but Overemphasizing Grades and Performance May Lead to Cheating - American Psychological Association
    This article, from the ScienceDaily Magazine site, describes an investigation into the effect of homework and grade emphasis on academic achievement of students and self-reported rates of cheating. ...more>>

  28. SCORE! Educational Centers
    An educational and entertaining site for parents and educators, with helpful articles on motivating and communicating with K-8 kids, questions and answers, hands-on activities, interactive message boards, and a store. ...more>>

  29. 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' ...more>>

  30. Singapore Math - Yan Kow Cheong
    News and updates on Singapore Math from Cheong, a math coach, writer, editor, and life member of the Singapore Mathematical Society (SMS) and the Association of Mathematics Educators (AME) whose author credits include "Mathematical Quickies & Trickies." ...more>>

  31. Some Things I've Written - Jennifer Gutbezahl
    Research from the author's doctoral studies in social psychology. Gutbezahl's dissertation focused on how attributions for success and failure in mathematics affect how well students do in math class: "How Negative Expectancies and Attitudes Undermine ...more>>

  32. The Space Between the Numbers - Breedeen Murray
    Blog by a math teacher and writer "about how these two aspects are inextricably linked together in my own person, and maybe in yours, too." Posts, which date back to June, 2010, have included "Pink-Slip to Private School," "SBG, Hold the G," "A Different ...more>>

  33. Susan C. Levine - The University of Chicago
    Biography, courses, and more about Levine, the co-director of the Center for Early Childhood Research. Her freely downloadable articles include "Early puzzle play: A predictor of preschoolers' mental rotation skill"; "The role of parents and teachers ...more>>

  34. Teach All Kids - Derman Enterprises, Inc.
    Teaching advice, ideas, techniques and math educational worksheets designed to help teach students with learning difficulties. Teaching materials for different subjects including math, and community resources: blogs, forums, polls, and related resources. ...more>>

  35. 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 ...more>>

  36. ThinkThankThunk - Shawn Cornally
    Blog by an Iowa headmaster and teacher of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). See, in particular, Cornally's collection of posts on Standards-Based Grading (SBG) and ongoing series on Honors Calculus course lessons, titled "Calculus: A ...more>>

  37. Tickling the Mind - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    ... Different math teachers may use different styles and methods, and they may favor different topics. However, they all share the goal of building an appreciation of both the usefulness and the intellectual wonder of mathematics. Much of the current ...more>>

  38. Traditional Schooling: Articles and Research - Carolyn K., Hoagies' Gifted Education Page
    Articles and reports on traditional schooling issues: Academic Acceleration; Advocacy; Bullies; Curriculum Adjustments; Early (or late) Kindergarten; Educational Theories; Grouping; Individualized Education Profiles (IEPs); Mentors; Success Stories; Testing ...more>>

  39. The Tutor House: math - Adrianne Meldrum
    Tutoring elementary and middle school students, Meldrum would often "hunt the Internet for tips and helps on teaching concepts to my students. I find great stuff, but I wanted somewhere central that other tutors like me could find them...." Every Wednesday ...more>>

  40. TuvaLabs - Tuvalabs LLC
    Common Core-aligned math learning units based on "topics, news stories, and significant events occurring in student's life outside school," such as sports and nutrition. ...more>>

  41. Understanding Mathematics: A study guide - Peter Alfeld, University of Utah
    A resource and source of encouragement, with questions and Alfeld's comments (Are you frustrated working through heaps of meaningless problems that are all alike? Does the thought "I can look it up if I have to" occur to you frequently? Do you feel that ...more>>

  42. Valuing as the Key to Unsilencing - Suzanne Alejandre
    "At the heart of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Initiative is the valued learner, a learner with an active voice in his/her own learning. Under No Child Left Behind (NCLB) practices and assessment many students' voices have fallen silent.... Valuing ...more>>

  43. Voyager Sopris Learning - Voyager Sopris Learning, Inc.
    Research-based curricula, targeted interventions, assessments for Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS), positive school climate resources, and professional services to educators working with preK-12 students who have special needs ...more>>

  44. What Does It Take to Be an Expert Problem Solver? - Annie and John Selden; Mathematical Association of America
    Organized into five sections: Expert-Novice Studies Have Often Concentrated on Textbook Problems; Solving Nonroutine Problems; Are Mathematicians Expert Problem Solvers? How Might One Teach Problem Solving? and The Importance of Affect. From the MAA's ...more>>

  45. What's Noteworthy on Learners, Learning & Schooling - Mid-continent Regional Educational Laboratory (McREL)
    "The major challenges for educational reform today are putting the pieces together to create sustainable systemic change and scaling up systemic reform to encompass all schools, all programmatic areas, all levels of schooling and diverse social contexts." ...more>>


 
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