 MathMem  Jim Guinness, Wachusett Regional High School, Massachusetts
A list of mnemonics and similar memory aids that math teachers have found useful for helping students remember math conventions, algorithms, definitions, techniques, and formulas. "Most high school math teachers are familiar with using PEMDAS, FOIL, and
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 Math Minds  Thornburg, Nancy; and Gray, Kristin
Blog by K5 math specialists, one Nationally Board Certified in Early Childhood, the other in Middle Childhood. Thornburg and Gray teach Intensive RTI groups and enrichment groups in grades K5 daily. Posts, which date back to April, 2013, have included
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 Math Misery?  Manan Shah
Blog that "aims to convey the general feeling that the majority of people have when it comes to working with mathematics... and bring awareness about what mathematics is and what mathematicians do." Posts, which date back to May, 2013, have included "Figuring
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 mathmom.com  Linda Burks
With the right approach anyone can enjoy learning. Since every person is unique, we must each find the best way to learn. We know we have found the way when learning is fun. Search mathmom.com to find books, products, and ideas which make learning
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 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
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 MathStar  Center for Distance and Online Learning, LA County Office of Education
MathStar seeks to improve the teaching and learning of mathematics in middle schools through the use of interactive technologies. The project addresses these issues systemically, through an intensive collaboration between middle schools, colleges and
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 MathStar New Mexico  New Mexico State University
A professional development program for math teachers that incorporates the principles of Japanese lesson study. Watch QuickTime video clips of lesson study; download PDFs of research lessons on number and operations, algebra, geometry, measurement, and
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 MathSugarOff  Priscilla Bremser
"Notes on mathematics teaching and learning at all levels" by a Middlebury College mathematics professor who works with K8 teachers in the Vermont Mathematics Initiative (VMI) professional development program and conducts her undergraduate classes with
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 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).
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 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 &
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 McSquared  Audrey McLaren
Blog of "a teacher's realtime journey into Web 2.0" for "anyone who loves to teach, loves technology but feels easily overwhelmed by it, nevertheless feels compelled to learn how to use it, needs things explained real slow like, is not afraid to ask
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 misscalcul8
Blog by a high school teacher of algebra and geometry who "expects to be the best teacher that has ever lived, to change the world, and to live wealthy." Posts, which date back to February, 2009, have included "This, My Friend, Is Learning," "7 Country
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 Modeling MiddleSchool Mathematics (MMM)  Bolster Education
Video lessons (on tape and via the Web) that examine the content and structure of five mathematics curricula: Connected Math Project, Mathematics in Context. MathScape, MathThematics, and Pathways to Algebra and Geometry. Included on the website are:
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 Motivating Math  Robert Bunge
A math help site focusing on basic math through introductory algebra. Suitable for secondary students and adult learners. Includes tutorials, Javabased tools, and pedagogical ideas behind the presentation.
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 Mr. Vaudrey's Class  Matt Vaudrey
Blog by a secondary educator who "wears costumes, plays loud music, stands on desks, and shows pictures and video — all to make math meaningful for his students." The contents of mathematical posts, which date back to January, 2008, have included
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 NADE Math SPIN  National Association for Developmental Education's Special Professional Interest Network for those interested in teaching mathematics
A professional organization for developmental math professionals to interact and share with each other. The site features links to best practices in developmental mathematics, newsletters, email discussion group, and conferences. Also available from
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 Numicon  Numicon, Ltd.
By representing numbers as shapes, Numicon's teaching program addresses different learning strengths with a multisensory approach. Download free mathematics display resources (for bulletin boards and the like); topics include Numicon shapes, pattern
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 Occam Press  Peter Schorer
"The skeptical mathematician is invited to improve upon the current implementations of the 3x + 1 strategy...." In addition to the Collatz conjecture, Schorer offers a simple proof of Fermat's Last Theorem, articles on Occam's Razor and programming,
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 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,"
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 one good thing
Blog by a group of "dedicated, fascinated, hardworking, 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,
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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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 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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 The Pai Intersect  Jimmy Pai
Blog by an Ottawa (Canada) secondary mathematics teacher and graduate student in education. Posts, which date back to August, 2012, have included "Understanding Fraction Division #2  Part 1," "$100 Tablet Project," "Spiraling through the curriculum,"
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 PBS TeacherLine  PBS
A professional development resource delivering courses online for PreK12 teachers. Find course dates, graduate credit opportunities, and other information. Download the course tour for a preview of the experience of taking a course. See also the Virtual
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 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
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 Problem Solving  It Has to Begin with Noticing and Wondering  Hogan, Marie; and Alejandre, Suzanne
Middle school teacher Marie Hogan observed as the Forum's Director of Professional Development modeled a full cycle of the Problems of the Week (PoWs) in Hogan's West Covina (CA) classroom. This coauthored article about their experience around the PoW
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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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 The Progress Report  Dan Lemay
A web log where the author shares successes, concerns, and commentary about teaching math to high school students.
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 Project SEED
A nonprofit math consulting organization whose goal is to increase the number of minority and educationally disadvantaged youth majoring and pursuing careers in mathematics and related fields. It uses a nonlecture Socratic group style of instruction,
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 ProTeacher  ProTeacher
A teachercreated resource site for elementary schoolteachers, offering lessons and materials, education news, links for finding schools, news and weather, and a reference desk. An index of links to information on various academic subjects includes Mathematics
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 the radical rational ...  Pam Wilson
Blog by a National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT) of Algebra II and Geometry "in search of innovative ideas with a wellbalanced approach for the math classroom." Posts, which date back to July, 2011, have included "The Purpose of Life and The Quadratic
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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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 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,
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 A Recursive Process  Dan Anderson
Anderson's blog, which dates back to June of 2010, has included posts such as "Robocode & Math," "Standards Based Grading," "Cake:Frosting (A look into a proper ratio of real math:cool tech)," "Paper Towels WCYDWT (What Can You Do With This?)," "Two
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 Reflections of a Techie  Marsha Ratzel
Reflections "on using 21st century technologies to amplify learning," as blogged by a selfdescribed nerd who teachers middle grades math. Posts, which date back to July, 2003, have included "Finding the Little Truths of Math"; "Rational numbers need
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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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 Resourceaholic  Joanne Morgan
Blog of teaching ideas and resources recommended by a Key Stage 5 Coordinator in a Greater London (UK) girls' grammar school. Posts, which date back to April, 2014, have included a recurring series of "math gems" as well as "Highest Common Factor and
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 A Revolution in One Classroom: The Case of Mrs. Oublier  David K. Cohen
This journal article, which "probes the relationship between instructional policy and teaching practice," considers one California teacher's response to the state's mid1980s mandate to replace mechanical memorization with mathematical understanding:
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 Right Brained Math  Brandon Price
"Searching for divergence and creativity in all that mathy stuff." Price teaches algebra, geometry, statistics, and robotics at Austin's Khabele School, an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. His blog, which dates back to March, 2013, has
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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 Roots of the Equation  James Cleveland
Blog by a high school algebra teacher in New York City "trying to figure out how it all fits together ... [and] creating interdisciplinary problems, projects, and thinking." A Math for America (MfA) fellow, Cleveland has blogged since June, 2011, with
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 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 selfreported rates of cheating.
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 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'
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 SINUS transfer  University of Bayreuth
Spurred by the outcome of the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), Germany launched a nationwide "model programme for increasing efficiency in mathematics and science education." Between 1998 and 2007, more than 1800 of the
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 The Socratic Method: Teaching by Asking Instead of by Telling  Rick Garlikov
An example and explanation of how to use students' (including young children's) inherent reasoning abiltiy to guide them gently and easily into an understanding of difficult ideas.
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 Sometimes We Learn Some Math Too  Jacqueline Sheppet
Blog by a high school teacher in British Columbia. Posts, which date back to September, 2014, have included "Purple is the new math," "Forming a formative mindset," "A formula to understand," and "Do the ends justify the means?"
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 sonata mathematique  Rachel Kernodle
Blog by a high school math and learning specialist. Posts, which date back to June, 2011, have included "twitter math camp," "mathematical art," "i also want you to learn…," and "rational functions take two."
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 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 "PinkSlip to Private School," "SBG, Hold the G," "A Different
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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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 Studying Dimensionality through a StairStep Fractal  Burrill, Frost, Anderson, Burkett, Gribble, Ryerson, & Williams
A background paper and a related classroom activity about a lesson studyproduced activity on using a stairstep fractal to study other dimensions.
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