 The Mathematical Association (UK)
Supporting mathematics in education  the British mathematics teachers' association. Primary education through higher education and special ed; conferences, local activities, periodicals, professional development, publications; membership information.
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 Mathematical Backgrounds  Data Shaping Solutions
An interactive, online background generator for creating mathematical backgrounds with original patterns (fractals, carpets, dithering, etc.), textures, and palettes. Matgrounds could be used by carpet designers, and has produced interesting mathematical
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 The Mathematical Brain  Brian Butterworth
From his book The Mathematical Brain, Butterworth freely offers chapter ten, titled "From fear of fractions to the joy of maths." The sample chapter also includes a test to assess whether you think like a mathematician, and Butterworth's "threestep programme
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 A Mathematical Canvas  Kirby Urner
Urner's statements on his approach to curriculum writing and philosophy of education, as well as articles: "On Programming the Calculator," "Alien Curriculum," and "Python for Homeschoolers @ FreeGeek." Download 4D "Moodles" of courseware such as Geonumeracy
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 Mathematical Circles Topics  Tom Davis
Mathematical Circles are for students of high school age or younger who want to increase their abilities to reason about mathematical problems. Students who study in circles learn to do mathematical olympiadstyle problems (essay or proofs, not quick
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 Mathematical Concepts, Inc.  Agnes Azzolino
Games, calculators, jokes, books, and tools to help the student, teacher, parent, and the public to see the world mathematically. Read Math Spoken Here, featuring the essays "Most Operations Are Not Distributive," "So, What's A Fraction?" "A Graph Is
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 Mathematical Connections  Brian R. Sears
A collection of more than 20 wellknown problems (with solutions), and Sine Wave, a set of essays on "the aesthetic aspects of mathematics."
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 Mathematical Discovery of Planets  MacTutor Math History Topics Archive
A hypertext essay describing the connections between math and planetary discoveries, from the discovery of Uranus through that of Pluto in 1930, with References.
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 The Mathematical Education of Teachers  Alan Tucker, James Fey, Deborah Schifter, and Judith Sowder
From the Preface: "This report is designed to be a resource for mathematics faculty and other parties involved in the education of mathematics teachers. It is a distillation of current thinking on curriculum and policy issues affecting the mathematical
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 Mathematical Entertainment  Eric Hiob, British Columbia Institute of Technology
Instructions for building a pinball table that demonstrates Pascal's Triangle. Also, notes on the Travelling Salesman Problem; Finding Areas Using the Monte Carlo Method; Important Numbers (pi and e); the Inside or Outside Problem; and the Roller Coaster
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 Mathematical Etudes  Mathematical Etudes Foundation
Explorations of mathematical curiosities, some as yet unexplained, through computer animations: train wheels; the sandwich problem; Lipkin linkage; a clever folding; shield a ray; the net of a polyhedron; the vernier scale; the Pythagorean theorem; angle
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 Mathematical Fiction  Alex Kasman
Want a book or story for the students in your math class? Interested in what our society thinks about mathematicians? This site is dedicated to compiling and reviewing works of fiction that involve mathematics or mathematicians. Search the list of math
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 Mathematical Games and Recreations  MacTutor Math History Archives
Number games, geometrical puzzles, network problems and combinatorial problems by famous mathematicians, starting around 1850 B.C. and continuing on to the present, with links to biographies of mathematicians who invented the games, pictures, and graphs.
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 Mathematical Golf Sketches  Math Forum
This activity for studying reflections finds the direction to hit a golf ball to get it to bounce off several walls and into the cup (includes a construction of the solution). See also the introduction to this activity (from the Math Forum's 1996 Summer
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 Mathematical Interactivities  David Hellam
Interactive mathematical challenges, mostly written in Flash, covering number, algebra, data, shape, and space for K12 students. Site also includes a forum for teachers to discuss this sort of resource, its development, and its use in the classroom.
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 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.
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 Mathematically Correct: 2+2=4  Paul Clopton
A site devoted to the concerns raised by parents and scientists about the invasion of schools by the NewNew Math and the need to restore basic skills to math education. This page also has an alternate location.
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 Mathematically Sane
Advocates of rational reform of school mathematics. The site includes a mission statement; articles and reports about mathematics reform; evidence and accounts of successful math reform (both anecdotal and databased); handouts and resources for talking
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 Mathematical Machines  Museum of Natural Science and Scientific Instruments of the University of Modena
Models of machines based on scientific and technical literature dating back to classical Greece. Among other didactic goals, La collezione di Macchine Matematiche aims to foster reflection on the historical relationships between mathematics, society,
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 Mathematical Models for the Classroom  Foster Manufacturing Company
Manipulatives handcrafted for use in the furthering of mathematics education. The catalog of wood products includes solids generated by crosssections on a circular base, solids of revolution (to illustrate integration by cylindrical shells, by washers,
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 Mathematical Palette  Guillermo Bautista
A blog that "highlights the lighter side of mathematics.... photos, paintings, songs, poems, jokes, animations, graphics, games, and puzzles and the mathematics within and about them." Posts, which date back to February, 2012, have celebrated "mathematical
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 Mathematical Poetry  A Small Anthology  Kate Stange, editor
The poems of this anthology deal directly or indirectly with mathematics; some have been chosen some for their metre or structural patterns, others for their subject matter, others for amusement. Some note the differences between mathematician and poet.
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 Mathematical Poetry  Kaz Maslanka
Blog mainly of "equational poetry," which the author describes as "an artistic expression created by performing mathematical operations on words or images." Posts of "math as a language for connotation," which date back to February, 2005, have included
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 The Mathematical Puzzles of Benjamin Banneker  John F. Mahoney
"I am able to reproduce, for the first time, three of Banneker's puzzles in his actual handwriting...." See those and more challenging colonialera problems recovered by Mahoney, who teaches AP Statistics at a Washington, DC, high school named in honor
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 Mathematical Quality of Instruction  President & Fellows Harvard University
An instrument designed to provide scores for teachers on dimensions of classroom mathematics instruction such as the richness of the mathematics, student participation in mathematical reasoning and meaningmaking, and the clarity and correctness of the
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 Mathematical Quotations Server  Furman University
A searchable collection of mathematical quotations culled from many sources. Pages are listed alphabetically by author's last name. A random quotation is generated regularly or you may use the Random Quotation Generator to find your own.
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 Mathematical Recreations  Advanced Reasoning Inc.
Mathematically based (not fastpaced, highaction) software games designed to provide an environment in which thinking can take place. For each game there is an associated web site that provides further information. Tangrams, Black Box, and Magic Squares:
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 Mathematical Sciences Education Board (MSEB)  Center for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Education (CSMEE), National Research Council
The MSEB provides national leadership and guidance for policies, programs, and practices supporting the improvement of mathematics education at all levels and for all members of society.
Reports include such titles as: The Nature and Role of Algebra
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 Mathematical Sciences Institute  Andrew Talmadge
Technologydriven professional development for middle and secondary level mathematics teachers. Weeklong summer courses led by Nils Ahbel, Karen Bryant, Doug Kuhlmann, Ron Lancaster, Ira Nirenberg, and others have included Using the iPad to Enrich and
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 Mathematical String Art  Richard and Donna Goldstein
Drawings with equations illustrate: Sliding Ladder, Parabola, Astroid (fourway sliding ladder), Ellipse, Hyperbola, and Octagon. The mathematics behind the equations requires analytic geometry and calculus.
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 Mathematical Symbols in Unicode  Elizabeth J. Pyatt, Information Technology Services, Penn State University
Recommended browsers and fonts for Unicode; directions for inserting symbols, inserting formulas as images, and combining diacritics; charts for common math symbols and Greek letters; and other suggestions for mathematical notation on the web.
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 The Mathematical Tourist  Ivars Peterson
"Cool stuff" that Peterson, the Director of Publications and Communications at the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), encounters while "browsing the world of mathematics and computer science: new developments in math and its applications, old
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 Mathematical Words: Origins and Sources  John Aldrich
"Notes that describe in general terms the origins of the modern vocabulary of mathematics and the sources of information" on which Jeff Miller based his Earliest Uses of Some of the Words of Mathematics. See, in particular, "When and whence for some English
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 The Mathematician in the Desert (Math Chat)  Frank Morgan, MAA Online
A mathematician, lost in the desert, hears a single toot from a train due west. He knows that the train goes at constant speed in a straight line, but he forgets in which direction. What direction should he walk?
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 Mathematician of the Day  MacTutor Math History Archives
Includes mathematicians born on this day, mathematicians who died on this day, and posters to print. Use the links in the purple box for the previous day's or next day's anniversaries, or for a full year view.
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 Mathematician's Birthday Calendar  Judy Ann Brown
Celebrate mathematics through the months by remembering the birthday of your favorite mathematician. Includes lesson ideas.
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 Mathematicians in Math Education  Mathematics Education at the Math Forum
A page designed to document and encourage productive involvement of mathematicians in K12 education, from Susan Addington and Judy Roitman. How to join discussions and get involved, with relevant readings.
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 Mathematicians of the African Diaspora  Scott Williams
Web pages created to exhibit the accomplishments of the peoples of Africa and the African Diaspora within the Mathematical Sciences. Included are areas on the ancients in Africa, modern historical significance, the greatest Black mathematicians, Black
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 Mathematicians of the Seventeenth and Early Eighteenth Centuries  David R. Wilkins; School of Mathematics, Trinity College, Dublin
Math history: accounts of the lives and works of more than 80 mathematicians of the seventeenth and first half of the eighteenth century, adapted from A Short Account of the History of Mathematics by W. W. Rouse Ball (4th Edition, 1908). A separate index
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 Mathematicians/Scientists  Suzanne Alejandre
Links to biographical information: names of mathematicians or scientists to research for an interdisciplinary middle school project. Students are to read about the person and note: full name; date of birth; place of birth; where educated; contribution(s)
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 The Mathematician's Shirt  Collins, Julia; and Shepherd, Madeleine
A collaboration between mathematician Julia Collins and artist Madeleine Shepherd to "design and create a series of sculptures made out of shirts and representing different concepts in mathematics." With funding by the Art Science Collaborative (ASCUS),
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 Mathematics
This blog of instructional posts, which dates back to January, 2011, has included articles that introduce concepts of scale factor, logarithms, calculus, surds, and more.
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 Mathematics Across the Curriculum (MATC)  Dartmouth College
An NSFfunded project which strives to integrate the study of mathematics into the whole curriculum. MATC Courses: Mathematics and the Humanities (Pattern, Chaos, Late Renaissance Thought and the New Universe, Math and Science Fiction, Geometry in Art
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 Mathematics  Alameda County Office of Education
Resources include 5th and 6th Grade CST Released Test Questions with Reasoning; FlashPapers and PDFs of the hundreds chart, multiplication table, "tell me fast" dots, ten frames template, and tips for memorizing multiplication; and Philip Gonsalves' PDF
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 Mathematics and Architecture
 MacTutor Math History Archives
Linked essay on architecture and mathematics as the study of patterns. With references and other related web sites.
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 Mathematics and Art  perspective  MacTutor Math History Archives
Linked essay on some of the interactions between mathematics and art in western culture. With references and other related web sites.
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 Mathematics and Biology  Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny
A discussion of evolution, inheritance, genes and mutation, the Prisoners' Dilemma, and how these and other biological themes relate to mathematics, with an applet that applies a genetic algorithm to solving the Toads and Frogs puzzle. An interactive
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 Mathematics and Constitution Day  Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher, Math in the Real World
Resources you can use with your students to study and explain the mathematics involved in the Constitution of the United States of America. Lesson plans and web resources for this midSeptember date range from accounting of the electoral college to mathematical
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 Mathematics and Elections  Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher, Math in the Real World
Classroom resources for studying and explaining the mathematics involved in the election process.
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 Mathematics and Motivation  Liza Ewen; Math Forum
An annotated bibliography offering a collection of articles, chapters and Math Forum discussions that begin to address how student motivation affects mathematics learning and instruction. The question of how to motivate students in the classroom has become
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