 Measurement  What Is It? (SMILE)  Claudy E. Chapman, Hartigan School
A lesson designed to teach students practical reasons for measurement; the use of various tools for measurement; how and why those tools might be chosen and/or designed; and the need for uniformity and agreement on definitions of measurement. From the
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 Measuring an Angle  NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
What is the measure of the angle shown? A detailed answer is provided. From NASA's 9th Grade Math Proficiency Test.
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 Measuring Centimeters  NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
If a pencil were 7.5 centimeters long, where would its point end on this centimeter ruler? A diagram and a detailed answer are provided. From NASA's 9th Grade Math Proficiency Test.
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 Measuring Temperature, Adding Degrees  NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
From the thermometer reading below, about how many more degrees must the temperature rise to reach 50 degrees? A detailed answer is provided. From NASA's 9th Grade Math Proficiency Test.
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 Measuring Up, Prototypes for Mathematics Assessment  National Academy of Sciences
An electronic version of Measuring Up, a book on assessing students in accordance with the NCTM math standards by the National Research Council that provides examples of problems students should be able to solve at a fourth grade level and insights on
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 Measuring What Counts: Executive Summary  MSEB, National Research Council
"'You can't fatten a hog by weighing it,' said a farmer to a governor at a public hearing in order to explain in plain language the dilemma of educational assessment. To be useful to society, assessment must advance education, not merely record its status...."
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 Measuring with Two Containers  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about using two different containers to measure out a third quantity, such as "How can you measure 7 liters using only 4liter and 9liter pails?"
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 Meetings (NCTM)  National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Affiliated Group Leadership Conferences; Local Meetings by Region: Canada, Western, Central, Southern, and Eastern; Other Conferences. This site contains links to descriptions of the sessions to be presented at the meetings, as well as registration information.
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 megaConverter.com  BenCam InterMedia
megaConverter.com is an evergrowing set of weights, measures and unit conversion/calculation modules. Spin a dial to select the kind of unit to convert: ancient lengths, volume, weight; angles; area; astronomical distance; bases  dec/hex/oct/bin; density;
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 MegaPenny Project  Kokogiak Media
What would a billion (or a trillion) pennies look like? Find out here, in pages listing data on one to one quintillion pennies. All the pages have tables at the bottom, listing things such as the value of the pennies, size of the pile, weight, and area
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 Members & Activities (AMS)  American Mathematical Society
Includes information and resources on Membership in the AMS (becoming a member, individual, institutional, associate, and corporate membership, FAQ); Membership Benefits (Membership List, eMail Forwarding, Meetings and Conferences, Notices, Bulletin);
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 Memory Joggers
An aide to learning multiplication and division facts, using multiple learning modalities including seeing, hearing, speaking, drawing, and moving. Site includes description of the product, a sample lesson, description of the teachers' package, and ordering
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 Memory Joggers  Donnalyn Yates
Memory based learning systems to successfully teach Multiplication/Division and
Addition/Subtraction fact families, using picture cards, stories, rhymes and
associations. Flash cards and books for purchase.
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 The Menelaus Theorem  Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny
Ceva's and Menelaus' theorems compared and two proofs of the latter. An interactive column for MAA Online that uses a Java applet to simulate a puzzle or mathematical problem, one not stated directly since the applet is intended to be such that the right
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 Mentalmath  EUDACTICA
Makers of superTmatik mental math cards, and organizers of the International Mental Math Championship, which has developed number and calculation skills in children ages 615 since 2006.
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 Meredith Mathematics & Science Institutes  Meredith College
Residential professional development opportunities that focus on the "big ideas" of mathematics content for preK through high school. Learn about institute highlights, read testimonials, register, and more. MMSI and the creators of the game 24®,
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 Meridian Math Software  Meridian Creative Group, Larson Texts, Inc.
A publisher of supplemental educational math materials for students in grades K8, offering a range of comprehensive, interactive, math software programs: Larson's Excel @ Algebra; Middle School Math; Leapfrog Math (K2, 36); Larson's Sliding GeoBeads,
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 Metacognition (Learning and Mathematics)  Alan Schoenfeld; Math Forum
In his 1987 book, Cognitive science and mathematics education, Schoenfeld wrote a chapter called "What's all the fuss about metacognition?" in response to a challenge from mathematicians (among them Joe Crosswhite, Henry Pollak, Anna Henderson, and Steve
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 Meters Squared or Square Meters?  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about the difference between saying "units squared" and "square units," such as "What is the difference between 10 square miles and 10 miles square?"
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 Metric and English Unit Conversions  Science Made Simple, Inc.
Convert between different unit measurements, both English and metric: area, length, temperature, time, volume, weight, or fruit (apples to oranges).
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 Metric Conversion Blamed for Canadian Jet's Forced Landing  Jim Loy
The complete story for this headline for an AP news story, on July 29, 1983, when a measurement error in the "conversion and comunication" of metric weight and volume information caused a fuel shortage that forced a Boeing 767 to make an emergency landing.
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 Metric Conversions
Online metric conversion calculators for length, area, volume and weight along with some of the units origins and some conversion tables for printing.
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 Metric Measurements  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
Tables of metric measurements for length, volume, mass, and weight, with equivalences, prefixes, and abbreviations.
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 Metrics Matter  ThinkQuest Junior
A simple introduction to the metric system, starting with a basic explanation of how the metric system works. Read about the metric system in relation to other methods of measuring, and learn how to measure time, length, volume, mass, and temperature.
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 Metric System and Unit Conversion  R. H. Logan, Dept. of Chemistry, Dallas Co. Community College, North Lake College
Advantages of the metric system: it was based on a decimal system (i.e.: powers of ten) and therefore simplifies calculations; it is used by most other nations of the world, and therefore has commercial and trade advantages. If an American manufacturer
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 Metric Unit Conversion  GlobeFeed.com
Online metric unit conversion calculators for the units of weight, length, temperature, volume and area.
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 Metric Week  Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher FAQ
Answers to a frequently asked question: What are some activities I can use for Metric Week?
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 MetroMath
MetroMath "finds researchbased ways to ensure that urban children learn the mathematics they need; that urban mathematics teachers are equipped with the most effective instructional strategies; and that the human resources of urban communities are used
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 Michele's Math
Review and tips about addition, subtraction, multiplication, and place value.
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 MicroScapes  Lucent Technologies
A series of photographs taken through high power microscopes. Galleries include:
Silicon Dreams, Atoms and Ions, The Edge of Light, Solid States, Symmetry in Motion, and Memories, Glass and Apparitions.
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 Microsoft in Education  Microsoft Corporation
Organized into K12 education, higher education, academic products and pricing, and education resellers and business partners. Math, Economics, and Science Lessons for using Office in the classroom use Word, Excel, Power Point, and Internet Explorer to
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 Microtextbooks  Microtextbooks.com
Math textbooks from elementary school through firstyear college, books for developmental or remedial math programs, and adult education and distance learning programs at twoyear (U.S.) colleges, in one volume, on your computer. Living Math Textbooks
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 MicroWorlds In Action  OpenWorld Learning
MicroWorlds Logo resources: folders of themerelated MW projects of
increasing difficulty, with minilessons and extension activities. FAQ,
activity cards, vocabulary. Children or adults can learn programming in a
flexible, constructivist fashion.
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 MidLink Magazine  Caroline McCullen
"The Digital Magazine for Kids, By Kids." A bimonthly online magazine created by several middle schools and hosted by the University of Central Florida for children ages 10 to 15, linking middle schools around the world. Each magazine issue features student
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 Midwest Consortium for Mathematics and Science Education (MSC)  North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL)
A resource for mathematics and science instructional materials that provides direct technical assistance to state education agencies, intermediate state educational units, and local school districts. Activities reflect a commitment to learning based on
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 Midwest GeoGebra Journal  Michael Todd Edwards and Steve Phelps, Editors
The official publication of the GeoGebra Institute of Ohio, Midwest GeoGebra Journal publishes articles about the use of GeoGebra in teaching and learning mathematics at all levels.
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 Mighty Math  Edmark
Six math programs to purchase on CDROM for kindergarten through 9th grade. Carnival Countdown, Zoo Zillions  ages 58; Number Heroes, Calculating Crew  ages 812; Cosmic Geometry, Astro Algebra  ages 1214. Some programs are available in Spanish.
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 Mighty Number
This "search engine for numbers" returns facts about figures, such as its square root, base 10 logarithm, and primality. Mighty Number also writes out quantities in several different languages (English, German, French, Spanish, and Swedish) and represents
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 Mike's Math Club  The Milken Family Foundation
A curriculum enrichment program, Mike's Math Club provides "handy hints" that promote mastery of such basics as doubledigit multiplication, and math games that show elementary school students how to use logic and deductive reasoning to create strategies
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 mikesmathpage  Mike Lawler
Blog by a former math professor "writing about math with my kids." Posts, many with videos of Lawler and his children at a whiteboard, date back to November, 2013: "Day in the life of a home school dad," "Family Math and paper folding," "Fun with James
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 Millenium Mixup?  Lesson Ideas: Math; Teachnet.Com
1999, 2000, 2001... A new century; a new millennium. But have you thought about when exactly this "next millennium"? Here's the lowdown.
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 Millennium Education Company of America  Charles Herring, Jr.
A curriculum development company that specializes in the education of children in kindergarten through 8th grade, in which music, creative arts and interactive teaching guides are used to strengthen grammar and math skills, and heighten the awareness
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 Milliken Publishing
K12 instructional books and software for home or school use, in several subject areas including math. "Math Sequences" software demo for Windows is available on the web. Software may be purchased on the web, and book dealers are listed by town within
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 MiMa  Museum for Minerals and Mathematics Oberwolfach
This German museum's exhibits about mathematics, which focus on symmetry and crystallography, have included IMAGINARY; SURFER, a realtime ray tracer of algebraic surfaces; Cinderella & Curved Spaces; jReality; Morenaments; Doppelpendel; Penrose Puzzle;
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 MindPlay
The threepart series FractionOids helps children understand, in a visual way, what happens when a denominator gets smaller or larger; discover for themselves what a common denominator is; understand why division of fractions makes numbers bigger; and
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 MIND Research Institute
Languageindependent, visually driven curricula, instructional software, textbooks, and professional development for the K12 math market. Sample MIND's JiJi penguin games or take tours of its programs, which include Integrated Instructional System™,
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 Mindstein
UK distributor of extensive range of Cuisenaire products.
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 MindTool Resource Page  Gary Lewallen
Mindtools are those computerbased technologies and programs that foster and facilitate critical thinking. A collection of online and print resources for databases, spreadsheets, programming, expert systems, and more, each categorized according to grade
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 Ministry of Education  British Columbia, Canada
Useful info for students, teachers, parents, and administrators, including Ministry programs and services, publications, and links to related sites.
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 MiniWebtool  Kevin Liu
Online math tools include an average calculator, base converter, basen calculator, binary calculator, binary converter, binary to decimal converter, binary to hex converter, binary to octal converter, bitwise calculator, compound interest calculator,
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