 RAND Education  RAND Corporation
A division of the RAND Corporation, RAND Education is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis. In particular, see the RAND Mathematics Study Panel (RSMP), part of its Achievement for All research
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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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 Reassessing U.S. International Mathematics Performance: New Findings from the 2003 TIMSS and PISA  American Institutes for Research
"Despite a widely held belief that U.S. students do well in mathematics in grade school but decline precipitously in high school, a new study comparing the math skills of students in industrialized nations finds that U.S. students in 4th and
8th grade
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 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."
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 Research Council of Mathematics Learning  Research Council on Mathematics Learning
The Research Council on Mathematics Learning (RCML) seeks to stimulate, generate, coordinate, and disseminate research efforts designed to understand and/or influence factors that affect mathematics learning. Formerly the Research Council for Diagnostic
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 Research for Better Schools (RBS)
An educational R&D firm serving the MidAtlantic region, currently operating the MidAtlantic Eisenhower Consortium for Mathematics and Science Education. RBS offers educational development, evaluation, technical assistance, and training services
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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 Practice  Ben BlumSmith
A "math education research digest" by a former teacher, private tutor, and faculty member of Bard College's Master of Arts in Teaching program who went on to pursue his doctoral degree from the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University.
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 Rethinking Schools Online: An Urban Educational Journal
Founded in 1986 by activist teachers, Rethinking Schools is a nonprofit, independent publisher of educational materials that advocates the reform of elementary and secondary education, with a strong emphasis on issues of equity and social justice. Having
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 The Role of Examples in Learning Mathematics  Annie and John Selden; Mathematical Association of America
"Examining examples and nonexamples can help students understand definitions.... Is the provision of examples always desirable? Would it perhaps be better to ask undergraduate students to provide their own examples and nonexamples? Would they be able
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 Should Mathematicians and Mathematics Educators be Listening to Cognitive Psychologists?  Annie and John Selden; Mathematical Association of America
Organized into four sections: Different Questions and (often very) Different Views of Mathematics; Shared Underlying Principles of Knowledge Axquisition; Where is the Mind? and Some Concluding Reflections. Subsections include A Schema Theory; Mathematics
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 SMART Catalog  Science and Math Advancement and Resources for Teachers (SMART)
A searchable list of professional development and resource providers for mathematics, science, and technology, organized alphabetically or according to the California Math and Science Frameworks. Articles spotlight professional challenges and successes.
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 Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL)
The regional education laboratory serving Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. Conducts applied research and development, delivers training, and provides technical assistance to K12 educators and decision makers. Topics: Improving Classroom
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 State of the Art Mathematics  Carole B. Lacampagne; U.S. Department of Education
Transforming Ideas for Teaching and Learning: a book that identifies ten ideas for transforming mathematics teaching and learning backed up by research or by promising practical experience. Includes the online document, references, and suggested reading.
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 STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics  Center on Instruction at RMC Research Corporation
Webinars and other resources for mathematics instruction and assessment: research metaanalyses and summaries, practitioner guides, tools, examples from the field, standards and assessments, and professional development modules, training materials, and
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 Strategic Directions in Computer Science Education  Allen B. Tucker, Bowdoin College, Editor
From ACM Computing Surveys, 1996. Abstract: This report identifies major issues and challenges in computer science education across a wide range of institutions. It includes suggestions for improving the quality and effectiveness of computer science and
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 Student's Difficulties with Proof  Keith Weber; Mathematical Association of America
"Proof is a notoriously difficult mathematical concept for students. Empirical studies have shown that many students emerge from prooforiented courses ... unable to construct anything beyond very trivial proofs. Furthermore, most university students
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 Students' Interest for and Work with AppletEnhanced Word Problems  Renninger, Sinclair, Hand, Stohl, Alejandre, and Underwood
Article from the International Conference on Learning Sciences archive, Proceedings of the 6th international conference on Learning sciences. Abstract: Study of student interest for and work with interactive nonroutine mathematics problems (ESCOT Problems
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 Talking Math Ed with the Males  Josh and Lorraine Males
This blog "dedicated to all things math ed" includes lesson ideas, policies, curriculum, and research. Posts "for people to have a conversation about mathematics education," which date back to August, 2011, have included "CCSS from the Curriculum Writers
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 Teachers Magazine  teachernet  Department for Children, Schools and Families (U.K.)
A U.K. governmentpublished magazine that aims to be balanced, inspiring and useful, with practical solutions and the inside track on Government education policy.
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 Teaching Children Mathematics  National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
An official journal of the NCTM, TCM is a forum for the exchange of ideas and a source of activities and pedagogical strategies for mathematics education preK6. It presents new developments in curriculum, instruction, learning, and teacher education;
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 Using Technology to Enhance Engaged Learning for AtRisk Students (NCREL)  Barbara Means; Pathways to School Improvement
A "critical issue": An increasing number of educators are calling for high standards and challenging learning activities for atrisk students. New technologies can provide meaningful learning experiences for all children, especially those at risk of educational
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 The Western Reserve Reading Project  The Ohio State University
With over four hundred pairs of twins participating in annual data collection sessions over the past ten years, the Western Reserve Reading Project (WRRP) explores how the environment affects children's ability to learn "by evaluating how genes and environmental
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 What Does It Take to Be an Expert Problem Solver?  Annie and John Selden; Mathematical Association of America
Organized into five sections: ExpertNovice 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
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 YERME: Young European society for Research in Mathematics Education
A forum where people who are new to research in mathematics education can communicate with each other, offering support as well as practical advice. Summer schools, contacts, a forum, and conferences and meetings.
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 Young Children  National Association for the Education of Young Children
The bimonthly, peerreviewed journal of the NAEYC, intended to serve teachers, administrators, researchers, and those in related fields. Its website offers an overview of the current issue, a searchable index of article citations and synopses from 1985
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 ZDM: Zentralblatt für Didaktik der Mathematik; International Reviews on Mathematical Education
Electronic journal with surveys, book reviews, literature citations, and trend reports on recent topics and issues in mathematics education and computer science education. The current issue and the 5 issues published prior to this one are available to
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