 K12OPPS Mailing List Archive  Global SchoolNet Foundation (GSN)
An archive of a moderated mailing list with announcements about contests, conferences, educational WWWeb sites and other opportunities geared towards the K12 community. Browse by month, or search.
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 Knowing, doing, and teaching multiplication (Learning and Mathematics)  Magdalene Lampert; Math Forum
In this 1986 article Magdalene Lampert, of the Institute for Research on Teaching at Michigan State University, advocates incorporating students' intuitive knowledge about mathematics into classroom lessons. Like Richard Lesh, she encourages putting new
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 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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 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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 Lista Cómputo en Docencia  Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)
Un foro en el que se busca difundir conocimientos e intercambiar opiniones y experiencias docentes con relación a todos los temas que tienen que ver con el uso de la computadora como auxiliar del proceso enseñanzaaprendizaje. Para formar
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 LTSN Maths Stats & OR Network  Learning and Teaching Support Network
A group organized to encourage networking, provide a focal point for information about innovation and good teaching practice, disseminate information proactively, and support and enhance academic practice. This website provides resources including a quarterly
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 Matematica  Math Forum
Una lista de correo electrónico para tratar temas relacionados con Matemática (tanto temas técnicos como su historia, didáctica, etc.) y ciencias afines. A mailing list for topics related to mathematics (technical matters as
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 MATHCOUNTS  MATHCOUNTS Foundation
A national math coaching and competition program that promotes 7th and 8th grade math achievement through grassroots involvement in every U.S. state and several territories. At the beginning of each school year, the MATHCOUNTS Foundation distributes,
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 mathedcc  Math Forum
A discussion group dedicated to discussions of all topics relating to mathematics education. Read and search archived messages; and register to post to the discussions.
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 mathednews  Jerry Becker
Postings from Jerry Becker that cover a wide range of content relating to the landscape of mathematics education. The list is intended for mathematics teachers at all levels and others interested in mathematics education, as well. Newspaper articles,
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 mathedu  David Epstein, Math Forum
Hosted by David Epstein at the University of Warwick, this mailing list is set up to discuss issues in Mathematics/Education at the postcalculus level, meaning a first course in calculus, such as is normally given to first year university students in
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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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 Mathematics as an IllStructured Discipline (Learning and Mathematics)  Lauren Resnick; Math Forum
In this paper, published in the 1988 book The teaching and assessing of mathematical problem solving, Lauren Resnick of the University of Pittsburgh proposes using everyday language in the classroom, so that students can gain a more conceptual, coherent,
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 Mathematics Education in China Discussions  Math Forum
A discussion group dedicated to questions raised by Dianzhou Zhang, Professor of Mathematics, East China Normal University, Shanghai, who cochairs a commmittee charged with redesigning high school mathematics education in all of China. Read and browse
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 Mathematics Learning Forums  Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
The Mathematics Learning Forums offer teachers the opportunity to do mathematics with their students and talk about mathematics with their colleagues through online seminars. The forums are designed to help teachers introduce new mathematics teaching
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 Mathetics (Learning and Mathematics)  Seymour Papert; Math Forum
In Chapters 5, 6, and 7 of his 1993 book, The Children's Machine, Papert examines the art of learning, a topic that he contends has been widely ignored by educational researchers and practitioners. In Chapter 5 he introduces the concept of 'mathetics',
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 MATHguide  Mark Karadimos
A mathematics resource bank for students, parents and teachers, with puzzles (you may email your answers), links to articles about educational issues, terminology, help, projects, lesson plans (with interactive quizzes, and chat boards.
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 mathhistorylist  MAA, Math Forum
An unmoderated group hosted by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) and dealing with the history of mathematics, including announcements of meetings, new books and articles; discussion of the teaching of the history of math; and questions that
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 Math Horizon (Learning and Mathematics)  Deborah Ball; Math Forum
Deborah Ball of Michigan State University teaches math education in the College of Education and as part of her research offers a math class in a local elementary school. In this 1987 article she examines the challenge of creating classroom practices
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 Math in Everyday Situations (Learning and Mathematics)  Richard Lesh; Math Forum
In his 1985 article, "Processes, skills, and abilities needed to use mathematics in everyday situations," Dick Lesh, of the Educational Testing Service (ETS) in Princeton, New Jersey, writes that if students are provided with everyday situations for practicing
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 mathlearn  Rex Boggs, moderator
The mathlearn mailing list is for those interested in improving the teaching and learning of mathematics. Read and search archived messages. To subscribe, visit the mathlearn Yahoo! Group page.
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 Math Message Board  David Manura
A searchable Webbased discussion area for questions, answers, and talk on any math topic that allows for input of mathematical notation, diagrams, and HTML into message postings. Subject areas include General Questions; Elementary Math; Algebra/Geometry/Trig;
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 mathqa  Math Forum
A Web discussion archived by the Math Forum, and a mailing list operated by Nick Halloway, this is a robomoderated list for math discussion at college level and above. The following kinds of postings are discouraged: computer programming questions; Mathematica,
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 Maths and Statistics Lists  JISCmail
Searchable mailing lists browseable by month, thread, subject, or author. Introduction, welcome page, relevant files and links, names of list members, user guide, and FAQ for ach group.
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 math.teaching.styles  Math Forum
math.teaching.styles is a newsgroup for mathematics educators at the K12 level. Read and search archived messages; and register to post to the discussions.
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 math.teaching.technology  Math Forum
math.teaching.technology is a newsgroup for K12 mathematics educators, focusing on the use of technology in the classroom. Read and search archived messages; and register to post to the discussions.
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 mathteach  Math Forum
A moderated discussion group (formerly nctml), accessible as a Webbased discussion, a mailing list, or a Usenet newsgroup, established to facilitate the discussion of teaching mathematics, including conversations about the NCTM Standards, although not
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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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 National Center to Improve Practice (NCIP)  Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
The National Center to Improve Practice in Special Education Through Technology, Media and Materials promotes the effective use of technology to enhance educational outcomes for students with sensory, cognitive, physical and social/emotional disabilities.
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 NativeNet
Public discussions designed to promote dialogue and understanding regarding indigenous peoples of all parts of the world. NativeNet hosts a number of conversations on education; one topic discussed in October, 1996 was Teaching Mathematics and Native
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 NCTM Standards 2000 Discussion Area  NCTM/Math Forum
Discussions devoted to public input on the NCTM Standards 2000 project. Questions posted by the moderator include such concerns as areas of mathematics deserving of emphasis, mathematical thinking skills, philosophies and practices, basic skills and conceptual
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 The NODE Learning Technologies Network  The NODE Learning Technologies Network
theNode.org provides networked support for instructors, trainers, designers and administrators with a professional interest in teaching with technology. Register for membership online. Internet resources for the study and teaching of mathematics include
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 Not Dumb (Learning and Mathematics)  Sheila Tobias; Math Forum
In her 1990 book, They're Not Dumb, They're Different, Tobias addresses a concern that has been widely felt across the country for years: the shortfall in the number of students who go on to become scientists. She notes the importance of high school mathematics
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 Number Theory List  Yahoo Groups
Archives of a mailing list devoted to discussions of the serious mathematical study of the additive and multiplicative properties of positive integers including powers of integers, squares, cubes, triangular, factorial, fibonacci, composite, prime, perfect,
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 numeracy  Adult Numeracy Network, Math Forum
A mailing list for those interested in the discussion of educational issues around adult mathematical literacy (ABE/GED/ESL, workplace, and literacy teachers, tutors, and adult learners), maintained by the Adult Numeracy Network (ANN). Read and search
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 nyscollmath  Math Forum
The college level mathematics discussion group of the Association of Math Teachers of New York State. Anyone interested in math education beyond high school is welcome to join. Read and search archived messages; and register to post to the discussions.
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 nysmath48  Math Forum
The discussion group of the Association of Math Teachers of New York State dedicated to the "Grade 4" and "Grade 8" Math Assessments. Teachers, administrators, NYSED personnel, and anyone interested in this NY statespecific topic are encouraged to take
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 nysmathab  Math Forum
The discussion group of the Association of Math Teachers of New York State dedicated to the "Math A" and "Math B" Assessments. Teachers, administrators, NYSED personnel, and anyone interested in this NY statespecific topic are encouraged to take part.
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 nysmhs  Math Forum
The discussion group of the Association of Math Teachers of New York State's Math Honor Society. All NYSMHS members are encouraged to join this group, as are others who wish to converse about statewide math honor societies. Read and search archived messages;
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 nysmmn  Math Forum
The discussion group of the Association of Math Teachers of New York State's Math Mentor Network. This list is specifically for Elementary Math Mentors in the state, but welcomes all who have an interest in elementary math education. Read and search archived
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 OptNet  Michael Jünger; SIGOPT, Deutsche Mathematiker Vereinigung (DMV)
An electronic forum for the optimization community organized by SIGOPT under the auspices of the Deutsche Mathematiker Vereinigung (DMV). The basic services are a weekly digest containing a moderated list of contributions, a unique email address and
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 Oranges Project Page  Debbie Lewis; The Levering School, Philadelphia, PA
An eighth grade project. Students use measurement to investigate the proportional relationship between the edible part of an orange and the peel or inedible part of a orange. They investigate different types of oranges such as navel, blood, and clementines
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 PAM Electronic Discussion List (PAMnet)  Parker Ladwig and Thurston Miller (list owners)
An electronic discussion forum for the discussion of library and information resource issues relevant to the fields of physics, astronomy and mathematics, maintained by the PhysicsAstronomyMathematics (PAM) Division of the Special Libraries Association.
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 Pearson Learning  Dale Seymour Publications
A leading publisher of educational materials, emphasizing math, science, and the arts. The site contains: an online catalog; math curricula include: CMP (the Connected Mathematics Project) and Investigations (Investigations in Number, Data, and Space,
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 Planet Math
Designed to be a central repository for mathematical knowledge on the web, with a pedagogical slant. All content is usercontributed, either to the Encyclopedia or to the reviewed listings of papers, books, and lecture notes. Polls, discussions, and feedback
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 Practice Online! The Electronic Complement to INTERFACES (POL)  Institute for Operations Reseach and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)
A practiceoriented electronic information service of INFORMS, jointly sponsored by INTERFACES and the INFORMS Roundtable. Forum, submission guidelines, supplemental materials online, tables of contents and abstracts, Edelman abstracts, practiceoriented
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 ProjectBased Learning (Learning and Mathematics)  Blumenfeld, Soloway, Marx, Krajcik, Guzdial, & Palincsar; Math Forum
In this 1996 article, "Motivating projectbased learning: Sustaining the doing, supporting the learning," Blumenfeld and her colleagues at the University of Michigan describe projectbased learning and the benefits of using longterm projects as part
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 The Pros and Cons of Technology in the Classroom  Roy Pea, Larry Cuban, Bay Area School Reform Collaborative, TAPPED IN
Nationally recognized experts on the subject, Dr. Roy Pea and Dr. Larry Cuban offer their insights in this transcript of speeches each gave to a gathering of organizations that fund school reform projects. A transcript of questions and answers from the
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 ProTeacher  ProTeacher
A teachercreated resource site for elementary schoolteachers, offering lessons and materials, education news, links for finding schools, news and weather, and a reference desk. An index of links to information on various academic subjects includes Mathematics
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 Reasons for Studying (Learning and Mathematics)  Susan Bobbitt Nolen; Math Forum
In this 1988 article, "Reasons for studying: Motivational orientations and study strategies," Susan Bobbitt Nolen, of the University of Washington, argues that in order to foster meaningful learning and effective study strategies, teachers should reduce
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