 National Centre for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and Learning  University of Limerick
Ireland's NCEMSTL researches, coordinates, supports, develops and implements programmes to enhance Irish science and mathematics teaching and learning at all levels. Read Centre publications and reports; learn about its courses and other events. Register
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 The National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics  Tribal Education Ltd.
The UK's National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM) aims to meet the professional aspirations and needs of all teachers of mathematics and realise the potential of learners through a sustainable national infrastructure for mathematicsspecific
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 National Mathematics Advisory Panel  U.S. Department of Education
"On April 18, 2006, President Bush created the National Mathematics Advisory Panel. The panel will advise the President and Secretary Spellings on the best use of scientifically based research on the teaching and learning of mathematics." Learn about
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 National Network  Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory (NWREL)
The National Network of Regional Educational Laboratories: educational research and development organizations supported by contracts with the U.S. Education Department, Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI). This site is the central organizer
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 NebraskaMATH  Center for Science, Mathematics & Computer Education
This statewide partnership educates and supports Nebraska's K12 students and teachers to improve achievement in mathematics for all students and narrow achievement gaps of atrisk populations. Programs include Math in the Middle, Primarily Math, Nebraska
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 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
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 Nonpartisan Education Review
The Nonpartisan Education Review provides a forum for those interested in education issues but put off by the education policy groups affiliated with the political parties. The groupo aims to make a difference by remaining nonaligned and nonpartisan.
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 Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory (NWREL)
A searchable site whose mission is to improve educational results for children, youth, and adults by providing research and development assistance in delivering equitable, highquality educational programs. NWREL provides research and development assistance
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 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 preselected set of resources on given subjects.
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 Of What Does Mathematical Knowledge Consist?  Annie and John Selden; Mathematical Association of America
Answers to epistemological questions such as "Does mathematical knowledge consist of competencies, or in seeing connections between mathematical concepts and results, or between various representations of a single concept?" Sections include Kinds of Mathematical
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 One, Two.. Infinity  Marian Small
PDFs of presentations from the professional development consultant and author of Making Math Meaningful to Canadian Students K8, More Good Questions: Great Ways to Differentiate Secondary Mathematics Instruction (9  12), Eyes on Math: A Visual Approach
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 On the Horizon (OTH)  School of Education, University of North Carolina (UNC)
OTH Online: the electronic version of the print publication, with the full text of prior volume years. Also the HORIZON mailing list, seminars and workshops, conferences, and presentations to explore and extend the educational community's thinking about
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 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, actionoriented summaries of best practice and research, descriptions of schools that have successfully addressed issues,
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 PNA: Revista de Investigación en Didáctica de la Matemática
PNA is a peerreview open access research journal published by the Spanish research group "Mathematics Education. Numerical Thinking" of the Andalusian Plan of Research. This journal includes papers in English and Spanish related to the teaching and learning
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 Preservice Teachers' Conceptions of Mathematics and How to Teach It  Annie and John Selden; Mathematical Association of America
"The way teachers explain mathematics depends, to a large extent, on the conceptual grasp they acquire in their college classes. In addition, they often teach as they were taught, modeling themselves after their college mathematics teachers as much as
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 The Quantile Framework for Mathematics  MetaMetrics, Inc.
The Quantile Framework measures a student's mathematical achievement and concept/application solvability on the same scale, enabling educators to use Quantile measures to monitor a student's development in math and forecast performance on endofyear
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 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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 Science & Mathematics  Paul Dry Books, Inc.
Trade paperbacks have included The Einstein Theory of Relativity, Infinity, Only the Longest Threads, Johannes Kepler's The SixCornered Snowflake, and Lillian Lieber's The Education of T. C. MITS, subtitled "What Modern Mathematics Means to You."
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 Shadow Con  Champagne, Zak; Flynn, Mike; and Meyer, Dan
A teacherled mini conference hosted during the twilight hours of the 2015 annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) in Boston, MA. Shadow Con's six speakers each offered "a provocative call to action," with subsequent local
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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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 Students' difficulties with proof  Annie and John Selden; Mathematical Association of America
Keith Weber overviews research that addresses questions such as "What is proof and what is its role in mathematics?" and "How can the concept of proof be taught effectively?" Difficulties that students have with proofs include inadequate cognitive development,
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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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 Successful STEM Education  EDC, Inc.
Information, events, and resources that highlight promising practices and tools in support of effective K12 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education in schools and programs. Resources of this National Science Foundation (NSF)
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 sxpmaths  Stuart Price
Blog, subtitled "education, maths, procrastination," by an Alevel Maths and Further Maths teacher in southern England "always exploring ideas." Posts, which date back to August, 2013, have included "AS Maths and Mathematical Thinking"; "Reading, Reliability
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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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 Tap Into Teen Minds  Kyle Pearce
"Transforming mathematics education in an iPad paperless classroom." Posts, which date back to September, 2011, have included "Apple TV In The Classroom – The New Smart Board," "OAME Tap Into Teen Minds Educational Technology Presentation," "Problem Solving
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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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 Thinking Mathematically  Mark Chubb
Blog by a teacher and instructional coach in Canada. Posts, which date back to June, 2016, have included "Purposeful Practice: Happy Numbers"; "Concept vs Procedure: An anecdote about what it means to be good at math"; "Never Skip the Closing of the Lesson";
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 TPSE Math
Pursuing mathematically rich and relevant education for all undergraduate students — whatever their chosen field of study — at U.S. community colleges, 4year colleges, and research universities. The website for Transforming PostSecondary
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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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 Wheeler's Thoughts on Teaching  Laura Wheeler
Blog by a Canadian high school teacher in Ottawa, Ontario. Posts, which date back to October, 2012, have included "Assessment & Evaluation in the OCDSB"; "BYOD Classroom Management"; "Quadratic Visual Patterns #3actmath #MFM2P with Linking Cubes"; "When
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 When Math Happens  Dane Ehlert
A Texas high school teacher's blog of 3 Act Math, estimation, and other lessons, each with alignments to the Common Core and TEKS. Posts, which date back to May, 2012, have included "How To Praise Students," "Exponential Functions ReEngage," "Paul Sturgess,"
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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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