 Mathematically Sane
Advocates of rational reform of school mathematics. The site includes a mission statement; articles and reports about mathematics reform; evidence and accounts of successful math reform (both anecdotal and databased); handouts and resources for talking
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 Mathematically Speaking
"Thoughts and ideas about mathematics in the media, popular views of mathematics, and being a mathematician." This college professor's posts, which date back to April, 2009, have included "Crocheting and Hyperbolic Space," "Topology and the Moore Method
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 Mathematics by Mr. P  Mike Poliquin
Middle school math teacher Poliquin began this blog, subtitled "making sure everyone gets it," in December, 2011. Posts have included various original problems of the week; "Eudoxus of Cnidus: the First Mathematical Superstar"; "A Quick Dip in the Deep
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 The Mathematics Common Core Coalition
The Mathematics Common Core Coalition (CCC) works to provide expertise and advice on issues related to the effective implementation of the Common Core State Standards for School Mathematics (CCSSM). The coalition provides a means to review, research,
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 Mathematics Education Collaborative
The Mathematics Education Collaborative provides educational communities with support to accomplish the goal of improved mathematics instruction for all. It provides professional development courses, hosts conferences, and offers four libraries of web
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 Mathematics Education in China Discussions  Math Forum
A discussion group dedicated to questions raised by Dianzhou Zhang, Professor of Mathematics, East China Normal University, Shanghai, who cochairs a commmittee charged with redesigning high school mathematics education in all of China. Read and browse
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 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
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 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 selfreferential humor and mathematics; older posts have included the joys of pattern blocks, an aspect of probability applied
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 Math is More  Garfunkel, Sol; Mumford, David
Continuation of the conversation begun when The New York Times published the authors' oped article "How To Fix Our Math Education" in August 2011. Read the ten planks of the platform "toward a national consensus on improving U.S. mathematics education";
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 Math is Not Linear  Alison Blank
Math teacher Blank offers this thoughtprovoking, nonlinear Prezi (online presentation) on the subject of math and its teaching.
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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 Medley  Pat Kenschaft; WebCT
A weekly callin talk radio show, hosted by Pat Kenschaft from the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Montclair State University. Each show features an interview with an exciting guest discussing a topic with an underlying theme of mathematics such
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 Maths Education and all that!  Rebecca Hanson
Blog by a UK lecturer in education and specialist in online discussion forums. Posts about maths education, which date back to April, 2011, have included "Developing a scaling primitive in multiplication and division"; "Visual Models in Arithmetic Operations";
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 Math Solutions  Marilyn Burns Education Associates
Math Solutions, founded by Marilyn Burns in 1984, designs professional development programs and publishes materials for elementary and middleschool educators. They offer free webinars for teachers, and archive past webinars. Articles by Burns and others
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 Math Solutions Newsletter  Marilyn Burns Education Associates
A free quarterly newsletter that provides uptodate classroom activities and opportunities for yearround professional development, including fiveday summer courses, as well as resources for K8 teachers that model effective teaching and extend the
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 The Math Wars: California Battles It Out over Mathematics Education Reform  Allyn Jackson; Notices of the AMS
A PDF article looking pro and con at some reform materials: MathLand and the Interactive Mathematics Program (IMP), and a discussion of the NCTM Standards in the context of reactions against reform in California. Part I, From the Notices of the AMS, June/July
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 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 online exhibit presents objects from the time of Sputnik, including books and apparatus associated
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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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 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 Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition (NCELA)
Online library and bibliographic database; technical, language education, and classroom materials links; conferences and meetings calendar; discussion group; Newsline (weekly bulletin); and state resource listings. Read classroom centered practices for
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 The Nation's Report Card  National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
A project designed to assess what America's students know and can do in various subject areas. Since 1969, NAEP has periodically and across the country conducted assessments in mathematics, science, reading, writing, history, geography, the arts, and
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 NCTM San Diego Sessions on Math Ed Reform  Mathematics Education at the Math Forum
A selection of presentations from the 74th Annual NCTM Meeting, 2528 April 1996, San Diego, CA.
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 Orlando Sessions: Math Education Reform  Math Forum
The 1996 Joint Mathematics Meetings in Orlando, Florida featured presentations on math education reform.
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 Overthinking My Teaching  Christopher Danielson
Blog by a community college math teacher "interested in hard questions about teaching." Posts, which date back to July, 2009, have included "Wump hats," "An unnoticed rule for number language," "The end of word problems," "Cubeyness," "Cardinal and ordinal
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 Papers by Dr. Bert K. Waits  Dr. Bert K. Waits
In PDF format, essays include "The Role of HandHeld Computer Symbolic Algebra in Mathematics Education in the TwentyFirst Century: A Call for Action!"; "The Role of Graphing Calculators in Mathematics Reform"; "The Evolution of Instructional Use of
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 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
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 Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation  PAREonline.net
Practical Assessment, Research and Evaluation (PARE) is an online journal providing education professionals access to refereed articles that can have a positive impact on assessment, research, evaluation, and teaching practice, especially at the local
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 A Preliminary Analysis of SATI Mathematics Data for IMP Schools in California  R. James Milgram
An analysis of the performance of Interactive Mathematics Program (IMP) students on the SATI mathematics examination, and a brief look at the supporting literature for IMP.
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 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,
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 Professors Rethinking Options in Mathematics for Prospective Teachers (PROMPT)  Humboldt State University Mathematics Department
A program funded by the National Science Foundation to bring together mathematics faculty members from across the country to explore the question, "How can we prepare elementary school teachers to teach for the future rather than the past?" The purpose
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 Professor Warwick Sawyer  Mark Alder
Articles by the author of Mathematician's Delight: "Things and Unthings  An approach to negative numbers," "The Contribution of Music to Mathematical Discovery," "Some Thoughts on Education and Mathematics," "Saturday Morning Mathematics in Cambridge,"
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 Project ARISE (Applications Reform In Secondary Education)  Hogan Senior High School
ARISE is a curriculum development project funded by a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to the Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications (COMAP). It is developing a 9th through 11thgrade secondary mathematics core curriculum in which applications
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 PROMYS: The Program in Mathematics for Young Scientists  Boston University Department of Mathematics and Statistics
PROMYS encourages ambitious high school students to explore the creative world of mathematics. Each summer, approximately 60 high school students from around the country gather on the campus of Boston University for six weeks of rigorous mathematical
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 The Pros and Cons of Technology in the Classroom  Roy Pea, Larry Cuban, Bay Area School Reform Collaborative, TAPPED IN
Nationally recognized experts on the subject, Dr. Roy Pea and Dr. Larry Cuban offer their insights in this transcript of speeches each gave to a gathering of organizations that fund school reform projects. A transcript of questions and answers from the
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 P.T. Chang
Articles by this math professor from the University of Alaska Anchorage's MatSu College include "The Ostentatious World of Algebra," "InService Training for the Math Teacher of the 21st Century," and "Retesting in a College Remedial Mathematics Course."
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 Quantitative and Qualitative Research Supporting Prentice Hall Mathematics Programs  Pearson Education, Inc.
Download PDFs: the Research Summary of Prentice Hall Mathematics programs; Quantitative Research on 1999 Course 1, Algebra LVR, 2000 PreAlgebra Research Summary, and 1999 Middle School Math; Qualitative Research on Unique Progress and on Reading and
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 Quantitative Reasoning  Bill Briggs; Dept. of Mathematics, Univ. of Colorado at Denver
Ideas and information about teaching Quantitative Reasoning courses (also called Mathematics for Liberal Arts Students), links to many Internet sites that support QR courses, and some information about a new QR book. Includes an article by William L.
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 Ralph A. Raimi Homepage  Ralph A. Raimi
The University of Rochester Professor Emeritus' notes on math education and nontechnical
writings with a mathematics theme include Whatever became of the New Math?; Have we forgotten the value of memory?, a comment on the New York Regents' Bexamination
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 Reactions to NCTM's Principles and Standards for School Mathematics: Discussion Draft  University of Maryland
Math education graduate students' reactions to the NCTM's Standards 2000 draft. Each paper is accompanied by a brief abstract summarizing the content of the longer paper, which either takes exception to something written in the draft, develops a strong
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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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 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
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 Robert Kaplinsky  Glenrock Consulting  Robert Kaplinsky
Lessons consist of "The Challenge(s)," "Question(s) To Ask," "Consider This," and alignments to Common Core State Standards (CCSS): "How Can We Water All Of The Grass?" and "How Much Money Should Dr. Evil Demand?" and "How Did They Make Ms. PacMan?"
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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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 Russian School of Mathematics
An afterschool math enrichment program "based on the best practices of advanced math schools in Russia and Europe and adapted to the US educational environment." Cofounded in 1997 by Inessa Rifkin and Irina Khavinson — who recall that, in the
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 Scaling Up Innovative Practices in Mathematics and Science  Carpenter et al.
Download a PDF of a research report that clarifies the meaning of the phrase "learning with understanding," describes the nature of successful professional development, and outlines how to scale successful practices. The research by Thomas P. Carpenter,
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 SchooltoWork (STW)  National STW Learning and Information Center
A system to prepare youth for the high wage, high skill careers of today's and tomorrow's global economy. Using federal seed money, States and their partnerships design the schooltowork system that makes the most sense for them. There is no single model.
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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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 Sine of the Times: Dividing the Universe by Zero  Colin Graham
A collection of thoughts on math by an "eternal student" with an "eclectic educational background." Posts, which date back to June, 2010, have included "Creative ways of integrating more water in the body," "My first online manipulative  virtual origami,"
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 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."
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