 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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 Arts & Crafts Class: Let's Fold Origami  Japan Window Project, Stanford University and NTT
Directions for folding an origami crane and a yakko (in the Edo Period, a Yakko was known as a male servant or a valet to a highclass samurai. The figure shown is a representation from the waist up. The diamond shape is the head and it is possible to
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 ASA Student Poster Competition  American Statistical Association
A competition that encourages students and teachers K12 in the United States and Canada to display data in creative ways. The purpose of the poster is to tell a statistical story visually, illustrating conclusions that can be drawn from data. With links
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 ASCII Shop  ridiculopathy.com
Graphically lay out and format ASCII art. Toggle through standard keyboard symbols, then "paint" them onto the monospace "canvas," and apply effects such as clearing, lightening, darkening, filling, stroking, blurring, and flaring. To capture a textfriendly
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 Ask Adam Online Mathematics Tutors  Adam Moore
K12 students are invited to fill out a Web form and submit a math question (only one per submission). Tutors may register to answer questions. Some answers are available in Ask Adam's searchable archives. Math tools include online graphing calculator,
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 Ask An Expert  Pitsco
Experts on subjects from Amish to Zookeeping. Select from 12 categories with over 300 web sites and email addresses where you can find experts to answer your questions. Ask an Expert is a directory of links to people who have volunteered their time to
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 Ask Dr. Math FAQ  Math Forum
Frequently asked questions from the archives of the Math Forum's question and answer service for K12 math students and their teachers, with classic problems, formulas, and other recommended math sites.
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 Ask Dr. Math  Math Forum
The Math Forum's question and answer service for K12 math students and their teachers. A searchable archive is available by level and topic, together with a FAQ.
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 Ask Dr. Universe  Washington State University
A site that allows young users to ask or find interesting questions and puzzles to solve. It features a question of the day and an archive of questions and answers by faculty at Washington State University; featured questions; and links to related sites.
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 Asknumbers.com
Online conversions between different measures of length, weight, temperature, pressure, energy, frequency and more.
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 Assessing Mathematical Proficiency  Alan Schoenfeld
Downloadable Cambridge University Press volume of a 2004 conference held by the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) that brought together a diverse collection of stakeholders in mathematics assessment to examine the goals of assessment and
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 Assessing True Academic Success: The Next Frontier of Reform  Dan Kennedy, Baylor School
Article from Mathematics Teacher 92, 46266, September 1999. "Suppose that your doctor's idea of a successful medical practice is to teach his patients how to pass every diagnostic test that he gives to them. How will you ever know if you are healthy?
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 Assessment  Classroom Compass
The spring 1996 issue of Classroom Compass examines assessment as an integral part of the learning cycle. One activity, Thinking Aloud About Mathematics, provides an innovative idea for assessing student learning in a high school mathematics classroom.
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 Assessment in Mathematics Teaching  Mathematics Education at The Math Forum
The Math Forum's suggested sites on assessment in mathematics education including the NCTM Standards; sessions on assessment at meetings; and selected books and articles on assessment.
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 Assessment Resource Center (ARC)  University of Missouri
The ARC "promotes the practice, enhances the understanding, and advances the use of assessment in education, business, and the professions." ARC develops and applies measurement instruments and research and evaluation services, offering project management
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 Assessment Resources: Math  Cynthia Good
A list of links to guides, standards, curricular frameworks, activities, tests, and other resources for assessment in mathematics.
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 Assessment Suggestions  Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher FAQ
Answers to a frequently asked question: How can I assess my students at the beginning of the year? Midyear? Throughout the year?
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 ASSISTments  Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Online math tutoring platform that presents and represents students with skillbuilding exercises, providing them and their teachers with immediate feedback. Developed by Neil and Cristina Heffernan, with widespread adoption in Maine.
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 Association for Advancement of Computers in Education (AACE)
A searchable site, with divisions/societies/chapters; major journals; The AACE listserv, EDUCTECH; Educational Technology Review (the Association member periodical); special publications; and conferences with workshops, and proceedings devoted to advancing
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 Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
A site designed to provide relevant and current educational resources to members, with an emphasis on ASCD materials and sources of international and federal government information, in particular state and local government sources. Also a forum for worldwide
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 The Association of State Supervisors of Mathematics
A network for those who provide supervising and/or consulting services in the area of mathematics as a staff member of the education agency of their US states, territories, or protectorates; Canadian provinces; or other regions. Request membership information;
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 Association of Teachers of Mathematics (ATM)
A U.K.based association that aims to support the teaching and learning of mathematics by encouraging increased understanding and enjoyment of mathematics. It addresses all those concerned with mathematics education in primary schools, secondary schools,
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 Astronomy Calculator  R.T. Back
The Astronomy Calculator provides general information about the phases of the moon and planets, and annual meteor showers. You supply the date, time of observation, and the number of hours east and west from directly overhead.
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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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 At Home with Math/Diez Actividades Cotidianas para Padres y Ninos  TERC, Inc, and Ceridian Corporation
Ten activities designed to engage children in arithmetic, estimation, measurement, problemsolving, and other important math skills in the context of ordinary life at home. These activities are designed for children ages 511 and their parents, and are
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 At Right Angles  Azim Premji University
Journal of math pedagogy and educational technology published since 2012. Issues come out in March, July, and November, with sections such as "In the classroom" (ITC) and Problem Corner, as well as topical features, book reviews, pullouts, and more.
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 Austin Math  Tutor  Tim Pham
AustinMath.com is a private tutor service that specializes in Math and Science.
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 Authentic Assessment in Mathematics  Daley, Diamond, Handy, McKenzie; The Geometry Forum
A group project carried out at a Geometry Forum Summer '94 Workshop at Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA. The goal of this project was to collect and organize available INTERNET resources on Authentic Mathematical Assessment applicable to Secondary Schools.
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 Authentic Assessment Toolbox  Jon Mueller
A howto text on creating authentic tasks, rubrics and standards for measuring and improving student learning, including an introduction to the topic with comparison to traditional testbased assessment, why and how best to use it, standards, tasks, rubrics
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 Authentic Inquiry Maths  Bruce Ferrington
Blog by an Australian teacher who advocates Tedious Repetitive Activities Involving Number (TRAIN) for the Genuine Application of Mathematical Experience (GAME). Posts, which date back to April, 2012, have included "Top 10 Maths Songs," "Maths and Making
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 Automaths: Online Maths Activities for Kids  Education by Design, UK
A Java applet with three different levels to practice for automatic response skills, suitable for children of all ages. Use the levels to customise: Junior challenges addition and subtraction skills; middle provides problems using addition, subtraction
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 Auto Rueda: Multiplication Tables  Jose Manuel del Toro Pérez; del Toro Ediciones
An effective method that fosters selflearning of the multiplication tables.
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 Avances de Investigación en Educación Matemática
The official publication of the Spanish Society for Research in Mathematics Education (SEIEM, Sociedad Española de Investigación Matemática) welcomes contributions in either Spanish or Portuguese. Freely download PDFs of past articles,
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 Averaging Diving Scores  NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
Kim received the following scores in the state diving championships: 5.2, 5.6, 4.5, 5.0, and 5.2 What was her average (mean) score? A detailed answer is provided. From NASA's 9th Grade Math Proficiency Test.
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 The Awari Oracle  John Romein
Play the ancient African "count and capture" strategy board game, related to mancala, and also known as wari, awale, oware, or ayo. Dutch computer scientists from Amsterdam's Vrije Universiteit developed a program that computes the best move and eventual
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 Awesome Library  R. Jerry Adams
Browse or search this carefully reviewed collection of math lesson plans, standards, and other classroom resources, organized by topic and grade level. With support from the Evaluation and Development Institute, the Awesome Library screens thirdparty
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 AwesomeTutors.com
Las Vegasbased oneonone tutoring service, with email, webcam and phone tutoring available for most tutoring subjects. Prepayment required.
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 Backpack Project  Germantown Academy
Spurred by an orthopedic surgeon's report recommending how much weight a person should carry, teams of fifth and twelfth graders examined student backpack weights in relation to body weights in all three divisions of their school, weighing over 800 students
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 The Bad Maths Pool  Danny Nicholson
A UK teacher trainer's Flickr photo group "for all those images of crazy special offers and examples of things that just don't add up." Pictures, which date back to August, 2010, primarily consist of retail advertisements gone wrong with bulk discounting,
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 Balanced Assessment in Mathematics  The Concord Consortium
From 1993 to 2003, the Balanced Assessment in Mathematics Program existed at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The project group developed a large collection of innovative mathematics assessment tasks for grades K to 12, and trained teachers to
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 Balance Quest  Whit McMahan
Key in the positive and negative integers that balance the left and right halves of the bracket in this logic puzzle of addition, subtraction, and deduction.
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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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 Baseball TIVY
Commercial site for an educational math strategy board game for students in roughly grades 38. Competitive involvement with two or more players individually or on teams; local, regional and national tournaments. "A proven winner for increasing test scores."
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 Base Ten Block Activities  Margo Lynn Mankus
Manipulate a Base 10 Block Applet developed by Jacobo Bulaevsky to explore whole decimal numbers with blocks. There are printable examples of pattern blocks, graph paper, rods, and color tiles, and activities designed to make connections between the use
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 Basically Math  Joan Sveen
The Basically Math Study Guide is designed to help students learn the basic facts. There is a Manual that coordinates with the Study Guide. The Basically Math Manual contains tests and graphs for student use. Basically Math is being used in schools
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 The Basic Math Quick Reference Handbook  Pete Mitas
This handbook, written by an experienced math teacher, lets you quickly look up definitions, facts, and problem solving steps. It includes over 700 detailed examples and tips to help someone improve
their mathematical problem solving skills. The web
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 Basic Math  SPEED Software, Inc.
Download PC shareware demos of arithmetic drill programs. With Math Flash Cards, customize your own deck of flash cards to practice adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing. With Fraction Flash Card, design your own deck of flash cards to practice
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 Basic Math  tutorspree
Brief math explanations from the tutor matching referral service: numbers; equalities and inequalities; operations on numbers; properties of numbers; factors, multiples and divisibility; fractions; units of measurement.
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 Basic Skills Resources  National Institute for Literacy
The Basic Skills Resource Collection focuses on reading, writing, mathematics and numeracy resources that can improve instruction in basic skills. Each resource listing features an abstract and a review by an expert in the field. Resources in this Collection
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 BasketMath Interactive  Robert Cummings, Science Academy Software
Science Academy Software's BasketMath online interactive application drill and practice site offers autoscoring questions in arithmetic, rounding and writing numbers, order of operations, factoring, adding or multiplying signed numbers, calculating perimeter
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