 2009 Annual Meeting Webcasts  National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
Presentations from this year's annual meeting in Washington, DC, for Windows Media Player: Opening Session  Hank Kepner, Pedro Noguera; Equity: the Most Important and Challenging Issue Facing Our Schools  Julian Weissglass; With an Eye on the Mathematical
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 The Academy of Inquiry Based Learning
A "big tent" community of instructors, teachers, and supporters of inquirybased learning (IBL), the Academy of Inquiry Based Learning (AIBL) supports the education of students "deeply engaged in rich mathematical tasks who have ample opportunities to
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 Alexandre Borovik
Borovik teaches and researches group theory at the University of Manchester (UK), where he is a Professor of Pure Mathematics. See his eightpoint teaching manifesto, read about his methodology, and download slides of selected talks, which include "Hidden
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 Algebrainiac  Jessica Bogie
Blog by a Chicagoland middle school geometry and history teacher with more than a decade of experience teaching algebra and prealgebra. Posts, which date back to August, 2012, have included "#MSSunFun: Teaching Students How to Study for Assessments,"
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 The Algebra Survival Kit  Josh Rappaport
A kit that includes a 520page handbook covering the main content areas of Algebra 1 in accordance with the NCTM Standards. Sections are tabbed, and pages are written in flash card format with questions on the front and answers on the back. Also, a poster,
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 AngryMath  Daniel R. Collins
Blog by an adjunct math lecturer at Kingsborough Community College who believes that "Math is a battle. It is a battle that feels like it must be fought ...," and for whom "math isn't beautiful or fun, but it is powerful, and that's what we need from
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 APStatistics Dissertation  Kim Robinson, Clayton College & State University
A qualitative research study focused on students' learning and their performance on the Advanced Placement Exam with respect to conceptoriented instruction as recommended by the AP Statistics Test Development Committee. Organized into chapters, including
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 AP Statistics Listserv FAQ  Kim Robinson, Jared Derksen, Dan Teague
Frequently Asked Questions site for the AP Statistics listserv discussion. Includes information for new AP Stats teachers, course content, exam details, and other resources.
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 Archives of American Mathematics  The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
The only archival repository in the United States solely dedicated to collecting, preserving, and providing access to the records of American mathematicians and mathematical organizations for use by historians, mathematicians, educators, and others interested
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 The Art of Asking Thought Provoking Questions in the Mathematics Classroom  Carmen Bellido, Uroyoan Walker, Keith Wayland
A position paper in PDF format: a "How To" guide for developing higherlevel conceptual questions that provoke students to think. Several techniques for modifying traditional questions are illustrated with examples ranging from elementary to high school
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A Supplemental Introduction to Algebra  Rick Garlikov
Some things algebra books don't tend to tell students, but which Garlikov thinks are important for them to know so that they can understand what algebra is about and see, in a sense, how it works. Also The Way Algebra Works.
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 Avoiding Weapons of Math Destruction
"Reflections from a student teacher." Blog posts, which date back to September, 2012, have included "First Week Excitement," "The Flipped Classroom," and "The Challenge of OpenEnded Questions."
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 Barry Garelick, Author at Education News  EducationNews
Articles by Garelick, who teaches middle and high school math in California, have included "The Myth About Traditional Math Education," "Fran, Henderson & Pingry, and Me: A Tale of Problems vs Exercises," "Mathematics Education: Being Outwitted by Stupidity,"
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 BEAM: Be A Mathematician
A mathematics curriculum development project for nursery, primary, special and lower secondary teachers. It publishes resource materials for teachers' use in the classroom, offers training courses for teachers, and provides consultancy in the area of
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 The Benezet Centre  Richard Hake & Sanjoy Mahajan
In 1929, Louis Benezet tried an experiment, "abandoning all formal instruction in arithmetic below the seventh grade and concentrating on teaching the children to read, to reason, and to recite." The experiment was successful; this site includes Benezet's
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 Blended Animated Teaching and eLearning  Dr. Massoud Hajsadr
Description of the author's pedagogical experiments with elearning and online animations.
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 BLOSSOMS  Massachusetts Institute of Technology Learning International Networks Consortium (MIT LINC)
Video modules that enliven existing curricula with clips and support materials for inclass teachers to intersperse in active, goaloriented exercises. Each module includes a teacher's guide, downloadable handouts, and a list of additional resources;
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 Bonsonhos HomePage  David Salvado
See and learn about trigonometry with the freeware program Círculo Trigonométrico 2.0. Also a way of calculating Pi. Veja e aprenda o que é a trigonometria com o programa freeware Círculo Trigonométrico 2.0. Aprenda
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 Bowman in Arabia  Bowman Dickson
Blog by a teacher of calculus and AP Calculus at King's Academy (Jordan) who "believes in optimism and enthusiasm above all else." Posts, which date back to August, 2009, have included "Maybe I'm starting to become more Jordanian"; "But my son told me
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 Bret Victor
From the creator of Kill Math, Victor's "umbrella project for techniques that enable people to model and solve meaningful problems of quantity using concrete representations and intuitionguided exploration" in pursuit of a "widelyusable, insightgenerating
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 Bridging The Gap  Nicora Placa
Blog by a former elementary and middle school math teacher pursuing a Ph.D. in teaching and learning. Posts, which date back to April, 2013, have included "The subway ad that changed my life," "Transforming the Teaching Profession: It starts with RESPECT,"
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 Calculating Cones  Monika Schwarze and Bianca Gonterney
A complete lesson plan including all materials, emphasizing a challenging and motivating method for selfguided and cooperative learning.
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 CalculusABC.com  Chris Watson
A site for calculus teachers to share questions they've written and discuss
issues relating to the field. Sort multiple choice questions according to calculator use and representation type (verbal, numerical, analytical, or graphical). With web forums
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 Center for Inquiry Based Learning  University of Michigan
Promoting "the teaching and development of inquirybased learning in mathematics." See, in particular, the Center's descriptions of undergraduate math and math education courses.
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 Challenge by Choice  David Suarez and others
A classroom mathematics program that lets students choose their own level of challenge within the structure of the curriculum. His blog offers details of the program, the theoretical and practical basis of differentiated instruction, and the results he's
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 Chris Fenwick's mathematics education (selforganised readingtolearn) research and teaching page  Chris Fenwick
Research material on mathematics education, from the perspective of a teacher of Alevel mathematics students.
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 Collaborative Learning  Mathematics Education at The Math Forum
A collection of links to collaborative and cooperative learning resources on the Web, including articles, discussions, and teaching techniques that emphasize collaboration.
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 The Concept and Teaching of PlaceValue  Rick Garlikov
A theoretical explanation about (the problem of) teaching PlaceValue to children, with a practical method given based on that explanation.
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 Confessions of an Engineering Washout  Douglas Kern
Article about the author's experiences with undergraduate education for engineering.
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 Constructing Math Instruction  Chris Robinson
Blog by teacher "averse to binary thinking that refuses to countenance all the complexities of the minefield that is the real classroom." Posts, which date back to December, 2012, have included "Number Sense and My Students"; "Analyzing Student Questions";
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 Continuous Everywhere but Differentiable Nowhere  Sameer Shah
Blog by a high school math teacher in Brooklyn (NY), beginning shortly before teacher training and orientation, upon realizing that the textbook "completely limits me as a teacher and as a creative person" and who subsequently sets out to "design clear,
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 Curriculum Development via Literary and Musical Forms  Joel K. Haack, Dept. of Mathematics, Univ. of Northern Iowa; the Math Forum
An article presented at the Humanistic Math session of the Joint Mathematics Meetings, January 1013, 1996, in Orlando, Florida. Haack's article discusses how the literary and musical forms can help develop a path through mathematical knowledge, envisioning
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 Department of Science & Mathematics Education: Research and Development  Univ. of Melbourne, Australia
Read faculty research and learn about their projects and interests: children's understanding of statistical and probabilistic concepts; the negotiation of meaning in mathematics & science classrooms (The Classroom Project); the expression of algorithms
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 A Difference  Darren Kuropatwa
This Winnipeg precalculus teacher's blog serves to "... record and reflect on my personal evolution of how to integrate ... technologies into my teaching." Blog posts dating back March, 2005, include "Wikis As Assessment For Learning Tools" and "Great
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 Disabilities and Math Anxiety  Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher FAQ
Answers to a frequently asked question: How can I help my child who has a physical or learning disability?
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 Doing Mathematics  Bryan Meyer
Blog by an eleventh grade math teacher at a projectbased learning (PBL) school pursuing a Masters Degree in Teacher Leadership. Posts, which date back to February, 2012, have included "What Bowflex Can Teach Us about Assessment," "Habits of a Mathematician,"
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 Drawing on Math  Tina Cardone
Blog by a public high school math teacher in Massachusetts who has participated in Boston University's PROMYS and the Institute of Advanced Studies' PCMI. Posts, which date back to August, 2011, have included "End of Year Reflections: Geometry Favorite
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 Educational Aspirations
"Ramblings from a 21st century educator" who specializes in differentiating math and seeks to make the subject "more engaging and relevant to students' lives." Blog posts, which date back to July, 2011, have included "Measuring Student Growth," "Twitter
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 Edward Burger
Journal publications, Thinkwell textbooks, and other professional activities of the Francis Christopher Oakley Third Century Professor of Mathematics, formerly Baylor University's Robert Foster Cherry Professor for Great Teaching. Burger, who coauthored
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 Elementary Thoughts: A Collection of Gail's Responses  Gail Englert
A collection of Gail Englert's responses to questions from elementary and middle school teachers, parents, and students, in the Teacher2Teacher service. Covers a wide range of elementary mathematics topics, as well as teaching points.
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 Encouraging Mathematical Thinking, Discourse around a Rich Problem  Math Forum: Bridging Research and Practice Group (BRAP)
This videopaper by the Math Forum's Bridging Research and Practice Group (BRAP) of teacher practitioners and Math Forum Staff opens a conversation around the use of discourse as a basis for encouraging students' mathematical thinking and supporting teachers'
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 Explaining Mathematics  Joel Feinstein
Ideas and praxis by a lecturer at the University of Nottingham (UK). Feinstein's blog posts, which date to December, 2008, have included "How and why we do proofs" and "Problems using LaTeX seminar class with pdflatex" and "Feedback on the use of IT in
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 The Exponential Curve  Dan Greene
A blog by a math teacher at Downtown College Prep charter high school (San Jose, California), where the students "... are primarily Latino, are far below grade level in their math and reading skills, and will be the first in their families to go to college.
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 Fail Early and Often  Andy Pethan
Blog by a Rochester (Minnesota) teacher. Posts, which date back to December, 2013, have included "Mindset on failure," "Moneyballing employee hiring," "Cutting down feedback cycles," "Seeking in the MTBoS," and "TMC folks like to play." Pethan also offers
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 FamilyEducation Network
Articles, discussion groups, professional advice, suggestions, and other resources for children of preschool and younger, elementary school, middle school, and high school and beyond. Resources topics include activities, health and safety, homework help,
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 Finding Common Ground in K12 Mathematics Education  Mathematical Association of America
"Starting point" documents, designed to advance the discourse about how to improve K12 mathematics teaching and learning, that emerged from MAAconvened pilot meetings between mathematicians and mathematics educators thought to be strongly aligned with
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 Finding Ways to Nguyen Students Over  Fawn Nguyen
Nguyen blogs mostly about her teaching middle school math. Posts, which date back to November, 2011, have included "Teaching 101  How I Got Like This," "Puzzles and Brainteasers, Set 11," "Pi Day Activities," "Always Sometimes Never," "Using Excel for
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 First Day of School  Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher FAQ
Answers to a frequently asked question: What do you do on the first day of school?
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 First Year Suggestions  Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher FAQ
Answers to a frequently asked question: Can you give me some helpful suggestions for getting through my first year of teaching?
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 flippedmath.com  Bean, Spencer; Kelly, Timothy; Brust, Michael; and Sullivan, Corey
These free Algebra, Algebra 2, and Geometry online courses for "flipped" classrooms offer video lessons, practice, application, and mastery check. Teachers for Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools, "Algebros" Bean, Kelly, Brust, and
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