 Penn State University Mathematics Department
Course home pages and instructional material; seminars, colloquia, and conferences; and subject area pages for Penn State research centers, with preprints and links to other resources on the Web: Algebra and Number Theory; Dynamical Systems; Mathematical
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 Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
An independent, nonprofit, scientific research organization working to advance our understanding of physical laws and develop new ideas about the essence of space, time, matter, and information. Located in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, Perimeter also provides
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 PianoMath Home Page: Improving Math Skills through Music  Peter Taussig, E. Paul Goldenberg
Essays and activities on links between music and mathematics. PianoMath is
a crossdisciplinary curriculum of musical classroom activities relating to
arithmetic, geometry, graphing, logic foundation, and prealgebra. It is
now being tested at an elementary
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 The polymath blog  Timothy Gowers
Massively collaborative mathematical research projects discussed and hosted here have included IMO Q6 2009, Density HalesJewett, Embedded c_0 or lp in explicit Banach spaces, and Finding primes deterministically. Proposals include Boshernitzan's problem,
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 Ponder This  IBM Research
Match wits with the minds in IBM Research, who post a new puzzle every month (some suggested by users at large), and welcome your solutions. Archives of previous challenges.
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 Professional Development Programs for Grade K12 Teachers of Mathematics  The State University of New Jersey  Rutgers
Read about and apply for summer institutes such as Institutes for New Teachers of Mathematics and Science, Helping All Students Succeed in Grades 712 Mathematics, the Leadership Program in Discrete Mathematics, and the DIMACS Connect Institute; conferences
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 Prof. Kuo's Research Group  University of Southern California
Prof. Kuo's research group is devoted to theoretical issues and practical applications of multimedia information processing, including image, video, graphics, audio and speech signals. Research projects cover multimedia information compression, communication
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 Project IMPULS  Tokyo Gakugei University
Project IMPULS (Project for International Mathteacher Professionalization Using Lesson Study) offers opportunities and ideas for mathematics teachers using lesson study. The library includes lesson study about positive and negative numbers; division;
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 Project Search: Math  Buck Institute for Education
Dozens of studies and summaries of research on project based learning (PBL) in math. The Buck Institute for Education (BIE) is creates and disseminates products, practices and knowledge for effective PBL.
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 Project VISIT
An online professional development collaboratory for high school teachers of science, technology, and social science, supported by the National Science Foundation. VISIT seeks teacher leaders to participate in leading this program during February  May,
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 The Quake Project  The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University; and the University of Southern California's Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC)
An NSF and DARPAfunded project developing the capability for predicting, by computer simulation, the ground motion of large basins during strong earthquakes, and using this capability to study the seismic response of the Greater Los Angeles Basin. Research
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 Quantitative and Qualitative Research Supporting Prentice Hall Mathematics Programs  Pearson Education, Inc.
Download PDFs: the Research Summary of Prentice Hall Mathematics programs; Quantitative Research on 1999 Course 1, Algebra LVR, 2000 PreAlgebra Research Summary, and 1999 Middle School Math; Qualitative Research on Unique Progress and on Reading and
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 RAND Education  RAND Corporation
A division of the RAND Corporation, RAND Education is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis. In particular, see the RAND Mathematics Study Panel (RSMP), part of its Achievement for All research
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 The ReMath Project  Research Academic Computer Technology Institute
"Making sense of theory on learning mathematics with digital media," the ReMath Project developed an "Integrated Theoretical Framework on the use of digital media to represent mathematical ideas and generate mathematical meanings." In particular, learn
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 Research at Education Program for Gifted Youth  Stanford University Center for the Study of Language and Information (CSLI)
A sample of articles, in .pdf format, about computerbased distance learning instruction and other educational technology, written by researchers of the Institute for Mathematical Studies in the Social Sciences (IMSSS) and Education Program for Gifted
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 Research  Graduate School of Education, University of California, Berkeley
Projects include Berkeley Math Readiness, Boxer Computer Environment; CrossCultural Math Project; Early Development of Mathematical Cognition in Socioeconomic and Cultural Contexts; The Functions Group; The IERI ScaleUp Project; InscriptionRich, ComputerMediated
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 Research Group in Mathematical Inequalities and Applications (RGMIA)  RGMIA and Victoria University, Australia
The Research Group in Mathematical Inequalities and Applications disseminates results via publication (both in print and electronic form) and conferences; creates an awareness of the theory of inequalities and support seminars and visiting academics;
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 Research Group on Graph Theory and Combinatorics  Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)
A group of about twentyfive members whose research belongs to the area, developing research projects and/or conducting works directed toward Ph.D. dissertations. Includes a searchable publication database and a page on The (Degree,Diameter) Problem for
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 Research in Math Education  Mathematics Education at The Math Forum
Research into the learning and teaching of mathematics: methods; K12 and college undergraduate education (articles, conference sessions); bibliographies; centers; studies; special interest groups; organizations and journals.
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 Research Institute of Symbolic Computation (RISCLinz)
The Research Institute for Symbolic Computation, RISC, is an Austrian institute devoted to the field of symbolic computation. The site includes descriptions of various research areas, such as combinatorics, constraint solving, the theory of computation,
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 Rice Computational Mathematics Laboratory  R. O. Wells, Jr., Director; Rice Univ., Houston, TX
A mathematics laboratory collaboration. CML's current research efforts concern wavelet theory and its application in a variety of areas of numerical analysis and signal processing, especially the Automatic Target Recognition (ATR) program.
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 RiskLab Toronto
One of an international network of math laboratories in the field of risk
modelling. Originally intended to model financial risk, the field has grown
to encompass a number of other areas. Site provides summaries of the lab's
research (including
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 Science and Math Initiatives (SAMI)
A database/clearinghouse of resources, funding, and curriculum for rural math and science teachers. List, search by title or description, or browse math resources by category. Originally a project of the Boulder Valley School District, Boulder, Colorado,
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 The Seaborg Center  C. Wozniak, Northern Michigan University
The Glenn T. Seaborg Center for Teaching & Learning Science and Mathematics reflects Seaborg's belief that, in today's world, each citizen must have a solid base in the understanding of and appreciation for scientific concepts and the technology to
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 Shodor Education Foundation, Inc.
A nonprofit research and education organization dedicated to the advancement of science and math education, specifically through the use of modeling and simulation technologies. Interactive middle school lessons aligned with curricula are available through
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 Signal Processing Laboratory  Thomas W. Parks, Director; Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
People; wavelets and multiresolution analysis research.
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 Signing Science  National Technical Institute for the Deaf, TERC, Vcom3D
Along with the animated sign translator Sign Smith Player, SigningAvatar signs text in American Sign Language (ASL) or Signed English (SE). This research project plans to evaluate the extent to which the addition of signing promotes achievement of specific
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 Skills and Competencies Needed to Succeed in Today's Workplace  NCREL: North Central Regional Educational Laboratory; Learning Point Associates
Because the world of work is changing, the U.S. Departments of Labor and Education formed the Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) to study the kinds of competencies and skills that workers must have to succeed in today's workplace.
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 Southeast Applied Analysis Center (SAAC)  School of Mathematics, Georgia Tech
A centralized location to coordinate activities in applied analysis in the
Southeastern United States, fostering academic research, applied mathematical research in industrial settings, and educational innovations. The present departmental strengths
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 The Southwest Center for Arithmetic Geometry  Romyar Sharifi, Principal Investigator
In this intensive fivedaylong school, advanced graduate students work closely with senior faculty and postdoctoral fellows — not as individual researchers presenting their work in relative isolation, but in highly participatory, extended courses
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 Spatial Intelligence and Learning Center
The Spatial Intelligence and Learning Center (SILC) researches spatial learning and develops educational programs and technologies. Every month, the SILC showcase highlights research by different members, who include cognitive scientists, psychologists,
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 Speaking to Write: Speech Recognition for Secondary Students with Disabilities  Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
A project from EDC and the Communication Enhancement Center at Children's Hospital, Boston and funded by the DOE to explore using speech recognition software/voice recognition. Researchers will develop, pilot, publish, and market integrated adaptations
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 splib/wavelets  Rice University
Rice Digital Signal Processing (DSP) wavelet resources: links to wavelet research groups around the world.
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 Sports Engineering Research Group  Matt Carré, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Sheffield (UK)
Research projects, equipment development, teaching and education in pursuit of fundamental questions about impact, friction, the aerodynamics of game balls, sports surfaces such as the traction of cleats and other footwear, and more. See, in particular,
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 The Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI)
A "formulator and stimulator of research," the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) seeks to synthesize the statistical sciences and the applied mathematical sciences with disciplinary science to confront data and modeldriven
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 Statistics (WWW Virtual Library)  Dept. of Statistics, University of Florida
Web information systems relating to Statistics. Data sources; job announcements; links to departments, divisions, and schools of statistics (Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States); statistical research
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 STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics  Center on Instruction at RMC Research Corporation
Webinars and other resources for mathematics instruction and assessment: research metaanalyses and summaries, practitioner guides, tools, examples from the field, standards and assessments, and professional development modules, training materials, and
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 Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth  Camilla P. Benbow and David Lubinski, codirectors; Peabody College, Vanderbilt University
This 50year longitudinal study of over 5,000 intellectually talented individuals aims to improve understanding of the unique needs of intellectually precocious youth and determine the contrasting developmental trajectories that they display over their
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 Symbolic Computation Group (SCG)  Dept. of Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
SCG has as its primary goal the research and development of algorithms for computer algebra, including both symbolic computation and hybrid symbolicnumeric computation. The algorithms developed are incorporated into the Maple computer algebra system.
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 Teacher Education and Professional Development  Mathematics Education at the Math Forum
New ideas and pedagogy: articles, conference sessions, centers, and courses on the Web for preservice education, inservice education, and the college and university level.
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 Teaching, Learning, and Computing: 1998 Survey  CRITO: Center for Research on Information Technology and Organizations
Research information from the national survey, Teaching, Learning, and Computing1998, a study of teachers' use of computer technology, their pedagogies, and their school context.
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 Teaching Research Division  Western Oregon University
Western Oregon University sponsors various childhood education programs, providing local and national services for young children and deafblind people in particular. They also research pedagogical issues, including teacher training and effectiveness.
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 TeachingWorks
Establishing a "professional system for the training of teachers" through "a common curriculum for professional training that focuses on highleverage practices and on the subjectmatter knowledge needed for teaching; performance assessments of teachers'
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 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
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 The Theory Group  University of St. Andrews, U.K.
The Theory Group investigates aspects of theoretical computer science including: specification; automated theorem proving techniques and applications (especially in computer algebra); computational logic, including logic programming and proof theory;
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 UCSB Department of Mathematics Center for Mathematical Inquiry  Regents of the University of California
Developing "inquirybased learning approaches in the teaching of mathematics and a research base that examines teaching and learning through inquirybased practices." See past workshops, course materials for University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB)
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 ULTRALAB  Anglia Polytechnic University, U.K.
A research centre that writes software for learners of all ages and researches all aspects of the use of technology in learning. Reports, papers, and articles; 'old' software and hardware computing archive.
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 Visual Math Institute  Ralph Abraham, Director
Created in 1975 to administer grants from the State of California and the NSF. The "Visual Math Project" was created at UCSC for the development of computergraphic based materials for teaching university math: precalculus, calculus, linear algebra, and
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 Visual Modelling Group  University of Brighton
This research group focuses on giving formal semantics to existing notations, developing new visual notations, and reasoning with them. The Visual Modelling Group has developed a constraint diagram notation that visually expresses mathematical constraints
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 The Wavelet Seismic Inversion Lab  Zhaobo Meng, Phillips Petroleum Company
Wavelet Bases; MRA Displays of Data and Models; Seismic Wave Propagations; Traveltime Tomography; Bleistein/Cohen Inversion Theory; Full Waveform Intersion; Illposedness Issues; Pattern Recognition & Other Transforms; Seismic Data Compression; Noise
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