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  1. A Short Guide to Writing Mathematics - Stephen B. Maurer; Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics, Swarthmore College
    A guide to mathematics writing for college students who want to learn mathematical style - math majors or prospective majors, or students who will go into other quantitative fields and expect to communicate with mathematics in their careers. You may contact the author to download the book; in addition, Advice on Note Taking, and Common Word Errors in Writing Mathematics (examples of ways students misuse key mathematical words like "equation") are online, together with the Table of Contents down to the subsubsection level (in plain text format). more>>

  2. Writing in Mathematics - Dr. Annalisa Crannell; Franklin & Marshall College
    Dr. Crannell's Guide to Writing in Mathematics, the checklist she uses, and writing assignments from her Pre-Calculus and Calculus I, II, and III classes. Contents include: Why Should You Have To Write Papers In A Math Class?; How is Mathematical Writing Different?; Following the Checklist; Good Phrases to Use in Math Papers; Helpful Hints for the Computer; and Other Sources of Help. more>>


 
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  1. 6+1 Trait Writing (NWREL) - Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory
    A scoring guide (rubric) not specifically for mathematical writing, but useful nonetheless. Subjects included: ideas and content, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, and conventions. Also links to other Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory ...more>>

  2. Accountable TalkSM - Lauren B. Resnick and Megan Williams Hall with the Fellows of the Institute for Learning
    Excerpt from an "e-book" introducing the Principles of Learning. Includes audio clips and video examples with transcripts and suggested discussion questions. ...more>>

  3. American Institute of Mathematics
    The American Institute of Mathematics (AIM) "expands the frontiers of mathematical knowledge through focused research projects, sponsored conferences, and the development of an on-line mathematics library." See, in particular, the nonprofit organization's ...more>>

  4. A Bibliography of Mathematics Education - Paul Ernest, University of Exeter, U.K.
    A 1994 electronic bibliography prepared for students at the University of Exeter, U.K. Contents: Society, Diversity And Mathematics Education; The Learning Of Mathematical Topics; The Psychology Of Learning Mathematics; Teaching Approaches And Resources ...more>>

  5. 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," ...more>>

  6. Communication and Collaboration - The Partnership for 21st Century Skills
    This page details the communication and collaboration skills framework from P21, and links to additional resources: Web Index for Communication Resources (an online index of many communication related topics and resources), Engauge overview of communication ...more>>

  7. Conferences on the Teaching of Mathematics (CTM) (Mathematics Archives) - Husch, et al., Editors
    Currently includes presentations and contributed papers from the Fifth Conference on the Teaching of Mathematics held on June 21-22, 1996 in Baltimore, MD and the Sixth Conference on the Teaching of Mathematics held on June 20-21, 1997 in Milwaukee, WI. ...more>>

  8. Deliberative Discourse Idealized and Realized: Accountable Talk in the Classroom and in Civic Life - Sarah Michaels, Catherine O’Connor, Lauren B. Resnick
    An article in PDF format. Abstract: Classroom discussion practices that can lead to reasoned participation by all students are presented and described by the authors. Their research emphasizes the careful orchestration of talk and tasks in academic learning. ...more>>

  9. 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 ...more>>

  10. Devising channels that nurture ingenuity and creativity in mathematics classes. - Helen Christensen; Loyola College; The Math Forum
    Summary of a presentation given at the 1996 Joint Mathematics Meetings in Orlando, Florida. Original projects and individual journals can challenge students who are more linguistically oriented, and who crave expression for their ingenuity and creativity ...more>>

  11. EnVision: A tool for live web-based communication in the mathematical sciences - Marco Pollanen
    EnVision is a Web-based whiteboard-chat program that assists in the live communication of mathematical content. It has been used to conduct online office hours in introductory courses. It allows students to log in anonymously and thus reduce anxieties ...more>>

  12. Expressionism - Aleksey Onopriyenko, MathDonalds.com
    A WYSIWYG browser-based editor (MathML + JavaScript) of mathematical expressions which is also capable of rendering images (e.g. in PNG format). ...more>>

  13. 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 ...more>>

  14. Focus on Student Practice - Suzanne Alejandre
    Article about how students worked on the Problem of the Week (PoW) "Wooden Legs" in a way that developed the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Mathematical Practice of "making sense of problems and persevering in solving them." This article, originally ...more>>

  15. for the love of learning - Joe Bower
    "Assessment is not a spreadsheet — it's a conversation." Describing his early teaching practice as "focused on power and control," Bower has followed three principles since 2004: "students should experience their successes and failures not as reward ...more>>

  16. Future of Math - Jamie Tubbs
    This site supports the use of blogs, digital cameras, digital portfolios, discussion forums, spreadsheets, and other digital media to enhance student understanding of mathematics. Find suggestions on how to teach with journals, problem-solving, learning ...more>>

  17. gealgerobophysiculus - Evan Weinberg
    Thoughts on teaching, learning, and "the crazy process of having fun doing both with students." Posts, which date back to September, 2011, have included "How China Keeps Me Learning: Part I," "Lens Ray Tracing in Geogebra," "Take Time to Tech – Perspectives ...more>>

  18. Getting Johnny and Susie To Read (their mathematics books): Teaching and Learning (MAA) - Mathematical Association of America
    Articles about how to get students to read math texts and how to help them to read mathematics generally: Requiring Student Questions on the Text, by Bonnie Gold; How I (Finally) Got My Calculus I Students to Read the Text, by Tommy Ratliff; Helping Undergraduates ...more>>

  19. The Impact of the Math Forum's Problem(s) of the Week on Students' Mathematical Thinking - K. Ann Renninger, Laura Farra, and Claire Feldman-Riordan
    Article in PDF format. Presented at the International Conference of the Learning Sciences 2000. ...more>>

  20. The Language of Mathematics - Warren Esty; Montana State University
    A book and core-course at Montana State University. Site provides a description of the philosophy behind the book, the methods used in the book and course, research results from studies of both, and information on ordering the book. Also a bio of the ...more>>

  21. Lower School LEGO Projects - The Blake School, Minneapolis/Hopkins/Wayzata, MN
    LEGO Logo projects are integrated into the science and computer curriculum of the Blake School. Students in the second grade study levers, third graders study pulleys, fourth graders study gears, and fifth graders combine their previous studies into a ...more>>

  22. Making Mathematicians - Holly Young
    Lessons, activities, book recommendations, and more from a Nevada educator who provides professional development on the "ACE" method (Answer the question; Cite details, show computation; Explain all steps) of answering constructed response questions. ...more>>

  23. Math Conferencing - Kira Walker, Brockton Elementary; Teacher Learning Collaborative (TLC), Antioch University, Los Angeles
    Kira Walker, an experienced teacher of elementary English learners using writers' workshop, writing conferences, and other literacy strategies, decided to work on teaching mathematics to English learners by applying some of the same literacy strategies. ...more>>

  24. Math Ed Podcast - Samuel Otten
    "Conversations with math ed researchers": listen to interviews with mathematics education researchers about their recent journal articles and the research studies behind them. Hosted since November, 2012, by Samuel Otten, a professor of mathematics education ...more>>

  25. Mathematically Accountable Talk - Phil Daro, Lauren Resnick, adapted by Art Duval
    This page summarizes some ideas about mathematically accountable talk, and offers some key questions and phrases to use. ...more>>

  26. Mathematical Resources on the Web - Mathematics Department, University of Florida
    A list of mathematics links, organized by resource type, including professional and pedagogical sources. ...more>>

  27. Mathematics as an Ill-Structured Discipline (Learning and Mathematics) - Lauren Resnick; Math Forum
    In this paper, published in the 1988 book The teaching and assessing of mathematical problem solving, Lauren Resnick of the University of Pittsburgh proposes using everyday language in the classroom, so that students can gain a more conceptual, coherent, ...more>>

  28. Mathematics - WestEd
    Descriptions of WestEd's Science and Mathematics Projects, with supporting print and online resources: 24® Game Demonstration Project, California Mathematics Implementation Study, Evaluation of Interactive Multi-Media Exercises (IMMEX), Evaluation: ...more>>

  29. Mathematisches Woerterbuch
    Bidirectional German-English glossary of technical mathematical terms, organized by subject. Explanatory text in German. ...more>>

  30. Math in Motion: Origami in the Classroom, K-8 - Barbara Pearl
    Workshops and a book which use an interdisciplinary and manipulative-based approach to teaching mathematics, supporting the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM) and unfolding a positive attitude toward math and learning. Barbara Pearl developed ...more>>

  31. Math Minds - Thornburg, Nancy; and Gray, Kristin
    Blog by K-5 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 K-5 daily. Posts, which date back to April, 2013, have included ...more>>

  32. The Math Place - Frank Sobierajski and Mickey Jo Sobierajski
    Narrated PowerPoint presentations, problems, and video files of student solutions -- some with references to versions published in journals such as Mathematics Teacher and supporting documents such as Geometer's Sketchpad sketches: Newton's Square Root ...more>>

  33. Matthew J. Saltzman's Home Page - Matthew J. Saltzman
    A study guide for basic math courses, titled "How to Survive Your College Math Class (and Take Home Something of Value)," includes sections on study skills, reading and understanding mathematics (featuring "An Equation is a Sentence," "Deriving Conditions ...more>>

  34. McSquared - Audrey McLaren
    Blog of "a teacher's real-time 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 ...more>>

  35. MOTIVATE - Univ. of Cambridge, UK
    MOTIVATE is a project incorporating a series of videoconferences, run by the Millennium Mathematics Project at Cambridge. The objectives of MOTIVATE are: to enrich the mathematical experience of school students, to broaden their mathematical horizons, ...more>>

  36. The National Numeracy Strategy - Department for Education and Employment, United Kingdom
    The Standards Site: Numeracy. Frameworks for teaching mathematics from Reception through Year 7, key elements of the training materials that will support the U.K.'s Numeracy Strategy. Assessment in and planning the National Numeracy Strategy, schools ...more>>

  37. 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," ...more>>

  38. Ostrich Llama Count - Examining Solution Methods - Suzanne Alejandre
    Activity, alignments, directions, extensions, and activity sheets that detail five ways to solve the Problem of the Week (PoW) "Ostrich Llama Count." Originally published in the March, 2013, issue of the CMC ComMuniCator, journal of the California Mathematics ...more>>

  39. Pairing Like Students for Perseverance in Problem Solving - Marie Hogan
    Article about how one particular duo of eighth grade Pre-Algebra students, paired by ability level, overcame a contentious start to work together and "reach new heights of problem-solving proficiency." Originally published in the March, 2013, issue of ...more>>

  40. Problem of the Week Articles - the Math Forum @ Drexel
    These three published articles give context to using the Math Forum's Problems of the Week with students: Writing to Develop Understanding: The Math Forum @ Drexel's PoWs; Problems of the Week Engage Students with Special Needs; and The Impact of the ...more>>

  41. Problems of the Week - Math Forum @ Drexel
    Our goal with the Problems of the Week is to engage students in non-routine, constructed-response mathematics investigations that integrate writing with problem solving in the math classroom. In addition to the Current PoWs and the Problems of the Week ...more>>

  42. Problem Solving Island - Samuel A. Rebelsky
    Challenging open-ended word problems on the topics of games, such as Blockade, Finger Multiplication, and The Word Pyramid; puzzles such as Error Correction, Error Detection, The Fake Coin, Friday the 13th, and Leap Birthdays; and problems based on figures, ...more>>

  43. Purplemath - Your Algebra Resource - Elizabeth Stapel
    Algebra modules provide lessons, practical tips, hints, worked examples, and point out common mistakes in basic triangle length (trigonometry) values, calculators (what model to buy), canceling units, domain and range, exponents, factoring quadratics, ...more>>

  44. Reflections of a Techie - Marsha Ratzel
    Reflections "on using 21st century technologies to amplify learning," as blogged by a self-described nerd who teachers middle grades math. Posts, which date back to July, 2003, have included "Finding the Little Truths of Math"; "Rational numbers need ...more>>

  45. Research and Expository Papers by Charles Wells and others - Charles Wells; Case Western Reserve University
    Research and expository publications concerning mathematical writing, such as Communicating Mathematics: Useful Ideas from Computer Science; Varieties of Mathematical Prose; Communicating Logical Reasoning; and Handbook of Mathematical Discourse, which ...more>>

  46. Supporting Sense-Making and Perseverance - Suzanne Alejandre
    Article about how the Math Forum's noticing and wondering not only values each learner, it "also works to engage all learners in finding their mathematical voice." Originally published in the March, 2013, issue of the CMC ComMuniCator, journal of the ...more>>

  47. Teaching Like It's 2999! - Jennie Cho Magiera
    After her "world was completely changed thanks to a grant approval for 32 iPads," this 5th grade math teacher in the Chicago Public Schools has used the technology to improve assessment practices and increase differentiation. Posts in her blog, which ...more>>

  48. Teaching Students to Read Technical Material: The Use of Reading Outlines - Janet Andersen, Hope College; The Math Forum
    An article presented at the Joint 1996 Mathematics Meetings in Orlando, Florida. Many of the recent changes in mathematics curriculum and pedagogy focus on increasing student proficiency in discussing mathematics, writing about mathematics, and using ...more>>

  49. Technische Universität München School of Education
    Research, publications, teaching portfolios, and more about the Technische Universität München (TUM) School of Education, which trains teachers for vocational schools and upper secondary schools (Gymnasien) in Germany. See, in particular, the ...more>>

  50. Tools for Understanding - John Woodward; University of Puget Sound
    A resource guide for extending mathematical understanding in secondary schools, for educators who teach mathematics and are interested in integrating common technologies into their daily instruction. Onsite strands (Math Concepts with lessons related ...more>>


 
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