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  1. Key Issues for the Mathematics Community - The Math Forum
    Links to Web resources addressing key issues, compiled in the following categories: Key Questions; Key Problems and Opportunities; Equity and Access (Minorities and Mathematics; Women and Mathematics; Resources for People with Disabilities; Non-English Language Resources); The Job Market and New Teachers; Mathematics and Public Policy; Math Typesetting for the Internet; Public Understanding of Mathematics; and Ethical Guidelines of the AMS. more>>

  2. Mathematics and Public Policy - Key Issues in Mathematics at The Math Forum
    Math and science organizations with an interest in policy and ethics; articles, reports, and other sites; what's happening in Congress. more>>


 
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  1. Adult Literacy and Lifeskills (ALL) Survey - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), U.S. Department of Education
    The Adult Literacy and Lifeskills (ALL) Survey is an international comparative study designed to provide participating countries, including the United States, with information about the skills of their adult populations. ALL measured the literacy and ...more>>

  2. Adult Numeracy Core Curriculum - The Basic Skills Agency, via Count On
    The U.K. adult literacy and numeracy core curriculum in PDF format. "It sets out the entitlement to learning for all adults who have difficulties with literacy and numeracy. It describes the content of what should be taught in literacy and numeracy programmes ...more>>

  3. Alexandre Borovik
    Borovik teaches and researches group theory at the University of Manchester (UK), where he is a Professor of Pure Mathematics. See his eight-point teaching manifesto, read about his methodology, and download slides of selected talks, which include "Hidden ...more>>

  4. American Educational Research Association (AERA)
    An Association concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results. Twelve divisions: Administration, Curriculum Studies, ...more>>

  5. Business-Higher Education Forum - Business-Higher Education Forum
    BHEF is an organization of Fortune 500 CEOs, prominent college and university presidents, and foundation leaders working to advance innovative solutions to education challenges in order to enhance U.S. competitiveness. BHEF addresses education issues ...more>>

  6. Changing the Way We Teach Math - Kate Nonesuch
    This document is a manual for teaching basic math to adults. It sets out some "best practices" from the literature, then outlines some difficulties instructors may face in implementing them, and makes suggestions for overcoming those difficulties. There ...more>>

  7. Dave's Mathematics, Education, Philosophy and Chreods Server - Dave Wilson
    Searchable math and mathematics education resources: an archive of preservice teachers' essays, the Teaching and Learning Enquiry Group, Chreods, a journal covering math education, and other writings. ...more>>

  8. The De Morgan Journal - London Mathematical Society
    The De Morgan Journal aims "to encourage academic mathematicians to reflect on current issues in mathematics education at all levels, from primary school to graduate studies; to encourage them to explore links between higher mathematics and elementary ...more>>

  9. EdWeb: Exploring Technology and School Reform - Andy Carvin
    A hyperbook designed to explore the worlds of educational reform and information technology. Hunt down on-line educational resources around the world, learn about trends in education policy and information infrastructure development, examine success stories ...more>>

  10. Encyclopedia of Informal Education - Infed.org
    Explores key ideas, practices and thinkers in informal education, lifelong learning and social action. Includes opinion pieces, event listings, support, and other resources. Infed.org is an independent and not-for-profit site created by a small group ...more>>

  11. Equipped for the Future: Fundamentals - Equipped for the Future, National Institute for Literacy
    Begun in 1994, the National Institute for Literacy’s Equipped for the Future (EFF) initiative started the development of a framework for adult learning content standards. These content standards were constructed to strengthen the ability of adult education ...more>>

  12. Ethical Guidelines (AMS) - American Mathematical Society
    Guidelines prepared by the Special Advisory Committee on Professional Ethics, (Murray Gerstenhaber, Frank Gilfeather, Elliott Lieb, and Linda Keen, chair), and adopted by the Council in the Spring of 1995 in the name of the Society. Topics address: Mathematical ...more>>

  13. Ethics in Science - Dept. of Chemistry, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
    A bibliography of publications that pertain to ethics and misconduct in science; Internet-based resources related to ethics and misconduct in science, including hyperlinks to online professional codes of conduct; Selected Essays on Ethics in Science (the ...more>>

  14. Expectations of Mathematics Education - EXTEND - Perspectives on Mathematics Education
    Links to articles about society's conflicting expectations for the goals (ends) and pedagogy (means) of school mathematics. Concerns about the relation of skills to understanding, about connections with other disciplines, and about preparation for employment. ...more>>

  15. EXTEND: Perspectives on Mathematics Education - Exxon Education Foundation
    EXTEND is a national Internet forum on mathematics education intended to involve new constituencies, engage new voices, and examine new perspectives. Major topics are explored through forum reports, position papers, and reader commentary. Issues include ...more>>

  16. Finding Common Ground in K-12 Mathematics Education - Mathematical Association of America
    "Starting point" documents, designed to advance the discourse about how to improve K-12 mathematics teaching and learning, that emerged from MAA-convened pilot meetings between mathematicians and mathematics educators thought to be strongly aligned with ...more>>

  17. The Fun Works - Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
    A career exploration digital library for middle school youth (ages 11-14 yrs), designed to capture imaginations and direct youth toward careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). It places particular emphasis on engaging youth ...more>>

  18. Further Mathematics Support - Mathematics in Education and Industry
    The Further Mathematics Support Programme (FMSP) promotes advanced math across the United Kingdom (UK) through professional development for teachers and tuition to students in Britain. Further Maths is an AS/A level qualification which both broadens and ...more>>

  19. Government Affairs and Education (AMS) - American Mathematical Society
    Government Affairs: news from Washington on science funding; calls for action; policy statements; recent statements by the mathematical community; federal budget information; how to contact Congress; science policy events; and a link to the AMS Committee ...more>>

  20. International Mathematical Virtual Institute - DMBL (Scientific Society of Mathematicians Banja Luka)
    The International Mathematical Virtual Institute (IMVI) promotes communication, cooperation and collaboration in the Balkans, elsewhere in Europe, and worldwide on research in (pure and applied) mathematics, history and philosophy of mathematics, and ...more>>

  21. International Statistical Institute (ISI)
    An organization for the development and improvement of statistical methods and their application throughout the world. Newsletter, publications, membership information, declaration of professional ethics, and calendar of events. ...more>>

  22. John Dewey: Democracy and Education - Institute for Learning Technologies (ILTweb)
    Text of the 1916 book about the philosophy and practice of education. 26 chapters on the Web. ...more>>

  23. Key Problems and Opportunities - Key Issues in Mathematics at The Math Forum
    Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS); National Science Foundation in Peril; The Necessity of Setting Research Priorities. ...more>>

  24. Math Does Not Equal Calculating - Wolfram Research
    This project aims to "build a completely new math curriculum with computer-based computation at its heart, alongside a campaign to refocus math education away from historical hand-calculating techniques and toward relevant and conceptually interesting ...more>>

  25. mathed-news - Jerry Becker
    Postings from Jerry Becker that cover a wide range of content relating to the landscape of mathematics education. The list is intended for mathematics teachers at all levels and others interested in mathematics education, as well. Newspaper articles, ...more>>

  26. Mathematics - Annenberg Media
    The video, software, and print guides in the math collection show concrete examples of good teaching and active learning in all sorts of settings: public school classes, multi-age classes in rural areas, bilingual classes, magnet and charter schools, ...more>>

  27. Mathematics Education Around the World: Bridging Policy & Practice (PCMI) - Joan Ferrini-Mundy, Gail Burrill, Glenda Breaux (Editors)
    Reflections on Policy and Practice in Mathematics Education: a report that is the product of an international seminar on mathematics education held at the IAS/Park City Mathematics Institute on 19-23 July 2001 at Park City, Utah, under the auspices of ...more>>

  28. Mathematics Education Dialogues - National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
    From 1997-2002, an open forum for the exchange of points of view about issues in mathematics education. Essays by teachers addressed topics such as "What Can We Learn from Comparing the Performance of Asian and North American Students?"; "Teacher Preparation: ...more>>

  29. The Mathematics Educator - Mathematics Education Student Association at The University of Georgia
    The Mathematics Educator (TME) is a student-produced journal published semiannually by the Mathematics Education Student Association (MESA) in the Department of Mathematics Education at the University of Georgia. MESA is a student affiliate of the National ...more>>

  30. The Mathematics Enthusiast - Bharath Sriraman, Editor-in-Chief
    Archives of The Mathematics Enthusiast journal dating back to the inaugural April, 2004, issue. Formerly known as The Montana Mathematics Enthusiast, this eclectic internationally circulated peer reviewed journal focuses on mathematics content, mathematics ...more>>

  31. 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. ...more>>

  32. Mathematics in Education and Industry
    The British charity Mathematics in Education and Industry (MEI) develops and publishes teaching and learning resources; creates specifications and schemes of assessment; and promotes teaching, trains and motivates teachers, and supports and improves mathematics ...more>>

  33. The Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership - Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU)
    The Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership (MTEP) seeks to significantly increase the effectiveness of secondary mathematics teacher candidates, to ensure that candidates can promote mathematical excellence in their future students, leading to college ...more>>

  34. Mathematics TEKS Toolkit - The Charles A. Dana Center at The University of Texas at Austin
    A resource center for implementing the mathematics Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS), and for improving mathematics programs in Texas. Organized into eight sections: Texas Essential Knowledge & Skills, which outlines TEKS by grade level and ...more>>

  35. Math for Love - Daniel Finkel
    Finkel brings us this blog "... about math, creativity, culture, education, and beauty. It's for everyone." Posts have focused on self-referential humor and mathematics; older posts have included the joys of pattern blocks, an aspect of probability applied ...more>>

  36. The Math Forum: An Online Math Education Community Center - Math Forum
    Our goal is to build an online community of teachers, students, researchers, parents, educators, and citizens at all levels who have an interest in math and math education. Address, funding and hosting information, and links to awards, software and system ...more>>

  37. Math Mama Writes... - Sue VanHattum
    The blog of a community college math teacher and "mama of a young son" interested in all levels of math learning -- but VanHattum "may throw in posts on parenting, kids' books, living simply, peace & justice, ..." Blog entries date back to March, ...more>>

  38. MathNotations - David Marain
    Math investigations, challenges, problems of the day, and standardized test practice that emphasize the development of conceptual understanding in mathematics. Marain's blog, which dates back December of 2006, also features dialogue on issues in mathematics ...more>>

  39. The Math Teacher's Daily
    Headlines, stories, breaking developments, and other articles about math and the profession of math teaching. Crowd-sourced by "spotters" who curate the contents, this digital newspaper began publication in June, 2011. ...more>>

  40. Mobilizing Minds: Teaching Math and Science in the Age of Sputnik - National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
    The 1957 launch of Sputnik, combined with a burgeoning school age population, catalyzed reform in mathematics and science teaching in the United States. This on-line exhibit presents objects from the time of Sputnik, including books and apparatus associated ...more>>

  41. 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 ...more>>

  42. My NMSI Story
    Watch clips of U.S. students and teachers speaking about their participation in the National Math and Science Initiative's Advanced Placement Training and Incentive Program (APTIP). Upload your own video narrative about APTIP, which has expanded American ...more>>

  43. National Association for the Education of Young Children
    The nation's largest organization of early childhood professionals and others dedicated to improving the quality of early childhood education programs for children from birth through age eight. Online resources include: articles for parents and teachers; ...more>>

  44. National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) (U.K.) - National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) (U.K.)
    The National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) aims to encourage all adults to engage in learning of all kinds. It seeks to accomplish this through advocacy, development and research, consultancy, training, and more. ...more>>

  45. NationMaster.com - Luke Metcalfe
    A website for generating graphs and correlations based on numerical data extracted from the CIA World Factbook, United Nations, World Health Organization, World Bank, World Resources Institute, UNESCO, UNICEF, OECD, and other sources of indicators that ...more>>

  46. New York City HOLD National - Elizabeth Carson
    This advocacy organization's mission begins: "The performance of American students in mathematics is mediocre at best. Reform efforts over the past two decades have only made matters worse. We are advocates for school mathematics education reforms that ...more>>

  47. NSDL Middle School Portal: Math Pathway - NSDL; the Ohio State University
    A middle school portal into NSDL's math resources, browsable by topic, or choose a pre-selected set of resources on given subjects. ...more>>

  48. Ohio Literacy Resource Center - Kent State University
    The Ohio Literacy Resource Center provides support, training and resources for the people who work in and attend classes at adult and family literacy programs. The OLRC also works with GED graduates who are attending Kent State University. The site offers ...more>>

  49. The Partnership for 21st Century Skills
    The Partnership for 21st Century Skills is a national organization that advocates for the integration of skills such as critical thinking, problem solving and communication into the teaching of core academic subjects such as mathematics, reading, science ...more>>

  50. Pathways to School Improvement - North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL)
    A Web site that addresses school improvement issues about students, educators, content, methods, and the environment. Practical, action-oriented summaries of best practice and research, descriptions of schools that have successfully addressed issues, ...more>>


 
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