 Language and Mathematics (Learning and Mathematics)  Cocking, Chipman; Math Forum
In their 1989 paper, "Conceptual Issues Related to Mathematics Achievement of Language Minority Children," Cocking and Chipman examine the mathematical ability of language minority  particularly bilingual  students, attempting to identify linguistic
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 Large Numbers and Infinity  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
What's the largest number? What's a googol? How do we name large numbers? What is infinity?
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 The Largest Known Primes  Chris Caldwell
An integer greater than one is called a prime number if its only positive divisors (factors) are one and itself. Primes are the building blocks of the positive integers: every positive integer is a product of prime numbers in one and only one way, except
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 The Late Professor Morris Kline  Mark Alder
Read Kline's books Why Johnny Can't Add and Why the Professor Can't Teach; his lecture "Pea Soup, Tripe, and Mathematics"; and a bibliography of his publications.
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 Latest posts from Math  Teach For Us
Math teacher blogs from the "network connecting Teach For America (TfA) corps members and alumni who share their stories about ensuring an excellent education for all children." Posts, dating back to July, 2006, have included "what do I need to do to
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 The Latino Connection  Pedro RuízGarcía
A page designed to simplify the search for information on Latino/Hispanic countries. Individual country pages with links to country's history, culture, maps, travel and tourism, arts, cuisine, higher education, and other related Web pages, newsgroups,
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 The Latin School of Chicago Middle School Problem of the Week  Tom Canright
Math and logic puzzles  many original, some reproduced from sources such as NCTM journals  with solutions presented in accompanying videos.
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 LatticeWork Software, Inc.
Shareware for Windows, both educational and entertainment. Includes three math programs, plus various familyoriented strategy/logic games. Available for personal or school use.
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 Launch into Math  C. Halter
A project created to further student understanding about the Internet, its resources, and the NASA Space Shuttle program. SpaceMath activities are provided for geometry (measure area and distance in space photographs); algebra (use the math that keeps
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 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)  University of California, Berkeley
A science museum and research center at the Univ. of California, Berkeley, dedicated increasing public understanding and enjoyment of science, and to improving precollege science and mathematics education. Teacher education, exhibits, public programs,
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 LD Online, the interactive guide to learning disabilities for parents, teachers, and children
A vast array of information on topics within the area of learning disabilities, LD InDepth offers articles, research findings, and useful forums, including an area specifically devoted to dyscalculia, or learning disorders in math. See also 10 Tips
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 Leader of the Year Contest  Technology & Education
This program recognizes and honors K12 teachers, technology specialists, and administrators who use technology in innovative ways to motivate students and enrich learning. Submit yourself or a colleague for consideration.
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 Learn by Yourself  Moti Levi
LearnByYourself is a series of downloadable math books that ensure students' success by allowing them to learn without a teacher. Each book is only $3. Each book focuses on one topic, such as Fractions, and provide complete and clear explanations, advancing
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 Learn.co.uk  Guardian Education Interactive Ltd.
Interactive resources for learners to support Great Britian's national curriculum. Selfguided lessons, with glossaries and selfassessments, for key stage 2, key stage 3, or key stage 4 cover numbers; shape, space, and measurement; handling data; algebra,
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 Learner Online  Annenberg Media
The Annenberg/CPB Project leads in helping schools and community organizations use telecommunications technologies to improve learning for all students. Since 1991 the Annenberg/CPB Math and Science Project has funded the development of print and electronic
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 Learn Fractions with Cuisenaire Rods  Molly Silha
Pages that teach fractions using manipulatives: Cuisenaire Rods, a collection of rectangular rods, each of a different color and size, the smallest 1 centimeter long and the longest 10 centimeters long, help students visualize problems, making them easier
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 Learning and Mathematics  Math Forum
Newsgroup discussions among mathematicians, math teachers, and students of educational psychology on the Math Forum's newsgroup geometryprecollege, inspired by recent work on how students learn mathematics. With five related annotated bibliographies.
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 The Learning Box: K5 Math Software
Developer of elementary mathematics software for students in grades K5. Featured titles include The Manipulative Math Series: Logic Blocks, Base Ten Blocks, and the Peg Board (learning about sets). Shockwave Flash activities include Flowering Fractions
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 Learning by Logic: Total Surface Area (SMILE)  Carolyne Boyd, Bennett Elementary School
A lesson designed to teach students to calculate the area of plane surfaces using the formulas for the area of a square, rectangle, and triangle; develop the formula for calculating (and calculate) the total surface area of a cube and a rectangular prism;
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 Learning Clip  Learning Clip Ltd
Primary maths whiteboard activities, worksheets, Activexpression resources, games, and more. See, in particular, Learning Clip's free resources.
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 The Learning Community  Stanley, Sarah; Allee, Angie; Mills, Connie; and Flanagan, Melissa
Dedicated to giving parents "... the information and resources they need to raise their children lovingly, supportively, and successfully." Since 1993, the nonprofit Learning Community has helped schools and families work together on behalf of children.
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 Learning Exchange for Teachers and Students through InterNet (LETSNet)  College of Education, Michigan State University
A collection of interdisciplinary lesson plans  math units, activities and resources including: Earth Day Trash Survey (K12); Fat Counting (16); Destination: Anywhere (46); Fact Checking the News (712); What's for Dinner?; Food Pyramid (16); Bon
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 Learning Fractions (Learning and Mathematics)  Nancy K. Mack; Math Forum
In this 1990 article, Nancy K. Mack of the University of Pittsburgh considers how informal knowledge (such as dividing a pizza) can be used to enhance formal knowledge (such as one's understanding of fractions). Informal knowledge in this context means
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 Learning Games and Activities for K12  Creative Teaching Associates
Over 200 nonelectronic learning games and activities for ages 4 through adult. Math products include flash cards, activity cards, board games, math chips, cards, books, cassettes for basic math facts drill, and many more. Products are also listed by
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 Learning Games Lab  New Mexico State University Board of Regents
Designers of educational games such as MathSnacks, Ratio Rumble, Gate, Game Over Gopher, Monster School Bus, and several on food preparation, water conservation, kitchen safety, and health science.
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 Learninginhand.com  Tony Vincent
An educator's resource for using handhelds in schools. Includes lists of software applications for Palm and Pocket PC computers, a comprehensive listing of the best sites for educators, lesson plans, classroom management tips, and more.
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 Learning in Motion
Learning in Motion creates and publishes innovative software for K12 education. Monthly listing of the Top 10 Educational Web Sites; Knowledge Forum, a student knowledgebuilding environment; Measurement in Motion, a math/science learning tool (demo
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 Learning in the Real World
Learning in the Real World is a nonprofit group that funds research related to the actual disadvantages and benefits of computers in the classroom. Resources include a bibliography with links to relevant articles.
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 Learning Jolt  Robert Croisant
"Quick and repeatable" mathematics problems for students, who gain points at specific milestones which they may then use to choose their own rewards in the Learning Jolt store. With statistical reports and other tools for parents and teachers to track
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 Learning & Mathematics Discussion Sessions  Math Forum
Newsgroup discussions inspired by recent work on how students learn mathematics among mathematicians, teachers of mathematics, and students of educational psychology that occurred on the Math Forum's newsgroup geometry.precollege. Much of the work around
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 Learning Mathematics for Teaching  School of Education, University of Michigan
Learning Mathematics for Teaching (LMT) "investigates the mathematical knowledge needed for teaching, and how such knowledge develops as a result of experience and professional learning." LMT's items, available online through the Teacher Knowledge Assessment
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 Learning Math is Fun  Kevin Cornell
Learn the order of operations by watching a video of the PEMDAS song. Before becoming an elementary school principal, singer "Mister C" taught 5th grade science and served as a math coach. See also Cornell's science site at http://www.learningscienceisfun.com/.
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 Learning Multiplication Facts  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
Tips for parents, teachers, and students for different ways of learning to multiply.
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 Learning Planet  Michael Schipper
A site that offers online interactive learning games, in Shockwave, stressing basic math (and other) skills for preschool to sixth grade. Games include Number Train, 123 Order, Count Your Chickens (all number learning games); Spacey Math (four basic operations);
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 Learning Point Associates
Learning Point is a diversified, nonprofit consulting organization with clients of all sizes across the country, from state education agencies and singleschool districts to private foundations and forprofit corporations. It began as the North Central
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 Learning Research and Development Center (LRDC)  University of Pittsburgh
A multidisciplinary research center whose mission is to understand and improve learning by children and adults in the organizational settings in which they live and work: schools, museums and other informal learning environments, and workplaces. Fields
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 Learning Strategies Database: ContentSpecific Learning Strategies for Mathematics  Center for Advancement of Learning, Muskingum College, New Concord, Ohio
Database of background information, purposes and advantages of various strategies, and descriptions of specific strategies themselves. Includes general tips and suggestions, information organization, substitution and memory strategies.
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 Learning Technologies Project (LTP)  NASA Langley
The Learning Technologies Project at Langley is part of the NASA High Performance Computing and Communications K12 education program, funded as part of a NASAwide initiative whose goal is to deliver NASA research and mission content to classrooms across
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 Learning to Factor  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
Examples of factoring from the Dr. Math archives: trinomials; greatest common factor (GCF); least common multiple (LCM); least common denominator (LCD); dividing polynomials by monomials; quadratics; and more.
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 Learning to Learn: Problem Solving  Greg Gay, Learning Disabilities Resource Community (LDRC), University of Toronto
Find out about your learning style by solving challenging arithmetic, logic, and mathematical story problems. Puzzles include analogy exercises which reveal our abilities to infer, map meaning, classify, and alter knowledge in the face of novel learning;
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 Learning to Multiply  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about learning to multiply, with times tables.
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 Learning To Multiply  Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher FAQ
Answers to a frequently asked question: How do I help students learn their multiplication facts?
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 Learning to Think Mathematically: Problem Solving, Metacognition, and SenseMaking In Mathematics [PDF file]  Alan H. Schoenfeld, University of California, Berkeley
A chapter in D.A. Grouws (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Mathematics Teaching and Learning: A Project of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. "The goals of this chapter are (a) to outline and substantiate a broad conceptualization of what it
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 Learn Math 3D on Orbital One  Peter Richards
A software math course set within a real time 3D environment. Topics covered include counting, the number system, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, 2D and 3D shapes, simple fractions, and telling the time.
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 Learn Math Fast  J.K. Mergens
Sample or purchase the five volumes that explain how a homeschooling parent taught her son. The LearnMathFastBooks.com site also offers free worksheets, lessons, homeschooling articles, and other resources.
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 LEARN NC: The North Carolina Teachers' Network  Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
A collection of resources designed by experienced North Carolina educators for classroom teaching and learning and for professional development. Resources include: The Beacon, a monthly K12 education journal, and its archives; the complete North Carolina
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 Learn To Tell Time  Softseek.Com
Several educational shareware titles for DOS and Windows for learning to tell time, some animated.
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 Learn With Trek  NECTAR Foundation
Learn With Trek develops and markets curriculumbased mathematics software, developed by teachers, for grades K12. Each program uses engaging interactive technology to help students develop their math skills. Some products are designed as remediation
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 LearnZillion
A free learning platform that combines screencast video lessons, lesson commentaries, assessments, and progress reporting. Explore lessons by Common Core State Standard (CCSS) in math.
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 The Legacy of R. L. Moore  Educational Advancement Foundation
The Legacy of R.L. Moore Project promotes the study of inquirybased learning (IBL) and teaching methods that Moore propagated while teaching topology at The University of Texas. The "Moore Method" eschews textbooks; calls for only the briefest of lectures
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