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  1. The Math Wizard - Susan Kennison
    A book on teaching and learning math from the top down instead of the bottom up. Kennison contends that this approach is crucial to spreading numeracy, and catching those students who otherwise fall through the cracks into thinking they can't do math. ...more>>

  2. Math - Wonderopolis®
    Each Wonder of the Day® includes several paragraphs' overview (Did you know?), modeling suggestions (Try it out!), a vocabulary list (Wonder Words), and other information to stimulate children's curiosity. Share your wonderments, questions, and answers ...more>>

  3. Math Words, and Some Other Words, of Interest - Pat Ballew
    Why do they call it a right angle? Where did the word hundred come from? A list of over 120 mostly math words, and their origins. ...more>>

  4. Maxwell's Demon - Edmund Harriss
    Harriss, a mathematician and artist of substitution tilings, tilings with a scaling symmetry like the Penrose Tiling, writes that "the major themes of this blog revolve around mathematics communication and mathematics art." His posts, which date back ...more>>

  5. 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 ...more>>

  6. The Most Common Errors in Undergraduate Mathematics - Eric Schechter
    Errors in communication: teacher hostility, student shyness, bad handwriting, not reading directions, loss of invisible parentheses, terms lost inside an ellipsis; Algebra errors: sign errors, everything is additive, everything is commutative, undistributed ...more>>

  7. MSRI Journal - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    The new journalist-in-residence program at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) in Berkeley, California represents one effort to improve communication of mathematics. Peterson will spend the summer of 1999 there. ...more>>

  8. The National Numeracy Strategy - Department for Education and Employment, United Kingdom
    The Standards Site: Numeracy. Frameworks for teaching mathematics from Reception through Year 7, key elements of the training materials that will support the U.K.'s Numeracy Strategy. Assessment in and planning the National Numeracy Strategy, schools ...more>>

  9. The Nature of Mathematics - Ouida B. Kinzey; Kodak
    A description of how students created a mathematical slide show based on research projects. Colorado State Standard addressed: students develop number sense and use numbers and number relationships in problem-solving situations and communicate the reasoning ...more>>

  10. Nautilus - Nautilus Ventures LLC
    An online and print monthly dedicated "to science and its endless connections to our lives." Each issue contains chapters — essays, investigative reports, blogs, fiction writing, games, videos, graphic stories, and other original content — ...more>>

  11. NCTM San Diego Sessions on Humanistic Math - Mathematics Education at the Math Forum
    A selection of presentations from the 74th Annual NCTM Meeting, April 1996, San Diego, CA. ...more>>

  12. Next Generation Preschool Math - WGBH Educational Foundation
    "Can engagement with activities in a media-rich curriculum supplement improve low-income children's early learning of number and equipartitioning?" By developing and evaluating iPad apps for pre-schoolers, tools for tracking their progress, and guides ...more>>

  13. Nix the Tricks
    Problematic vocabulary, notation, mnemonics, and other shortcuts re-considered and "fixed" by teachers who "want to put a stop to the superficial, cheap tricks that have infected the teaching and learning of math." Submit your own trick, or debate and ...more>>

  14. The Nuffield Foundation
    Math teaching and learning resources include freely downloadable Free-standing Mathematics Activities (FSMAs) and Applying Mathematical Processes (AMP) activities, a mix of investigations and practical explorations. The Nuffield Foundation works to improve ...more>>

  15. NumberQuotes - Steve Duncan
    Enter some digits, and get data containing that number to help put that figure in perspective -- or to just associate it with a fun factoid. Learn what cities have your number as a population, or about its purchasing power in dollars. Many five-digit ...more>>

  16. Numericana.com - Gérard P. Michon
    The online companion of Numericana, this site contains excerpts from Michon's book, including the entire glossary of scientific terms. Browse an index with pithy summaries, browse by popularity, or search nearly two hundred of his "final answers" of readers' ...more>>

  17. Off The Hypotenuse - Glenn Kenyon
    Kenyon started this blog in pursuit of "a good discussion of resources, ideas, and innovative ideas for teachers of Algebra." Humorous videos, comic strips, and posts, which date back to March of 2007, have included "Math Lessons learned from Karate," ...more>>

  18. Oliver Knill
    Research, teaching, and media by this preceptor in Harvard's math department. Knill began in dynamical systems, tackling first ergodic and spectral theoretical questions, then probability theory and elementary number theory. This led to his "passion for ...more>>

  19. OpenMath - The OpenMath Society
    An extensible standard for representing mathematical objects with their semantics, allowing them to be exchanged between computer programs, stored in databases, or published on the web. Intended for those working with mathematics on computers, for those ...more>>

  20. Orig4mi - Jorge C. Lucero
    Origami na ciência, tecnologia e design. Desde outubro, 2008, este profesor da Universidade de Brasília tem escrito neste blog artigos diversos sobre origami, inclusive abrigos dobráveis de bambu, origami com moléculas de DNA, ...more>>

  21. Ostrich Llama Count - Examining Solution Methods - Suzanne Alejandre
    Activity, alignments, directions, extensions, and activity sheets that detail five ways to solve the Problem of the Week (PoW) "Ostrich Llama Count." Originally published in the March, 2013, issue of the CMC ComMuniCator, journal of the California Mathematics ...more>>

  22. Physics Forums
    Discussions emphasize physics, but "PF" also includes an entire directory on mathematics: General Math; Calculus & Analysis; Differential Equations; Linear & Abstract Algebra; Topology & Geometry; Set Theory, Logic, Probability, and Statistics; ...more>>

  23. Problem Solving Strategies - Finlay McQuade, Boğaziçi University (Turkey)
    Strategies for solving problems, each illustrated with sample math challenges and worked solutions: draw a diagram; make a list; guess and check; divide and conquer; look for a pattern; start at the end. Also available in Turkish. ...more>>

  24. P.T. Chang
    Articles by this math professor from the University of Alaska Anchorage's Mat-Su College include "The Ostentatious World of Algebra," "In-Service Training for the Math Teacher of the 21st Century," and "Retesting in a College Remedial Mathematics Course." ...more>>

  25. Purplemath - Your Algebra Resource - Elizabeth Stapel
    Algebra modules provide lessons, practical tips, hints, worked examples, and point out common mistakes in basic triangle length (trigonometry) values, calculators (what model to buy), canceling units, domain and range, exponents, factoring quadratics, ...more>>

  26. Ralph A. Raimi Homepage - Ralph A. Raimi
    The University of Rochester Professor Emeritus' notes on math education and non-technical writings with a mathematics theme include Whatever became of the New Math?; Have we forgotten the value of memory?, a comment on the New York Regents' B-examination ...more>>

  27. Rich Maths Tasks to Engage - East Midlands Maths Network
    These teacher-made rich maths tasks in number, algebra, shape, and data handling emerged from a collaborative project run by Jon Stratford, Lead Practitioner for the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust (SSAT): arrangements, clock face, chocolate dilemma, ...more>>

  28. The Ri Christmas Lectures - The Royal Institution of Great Britain
    Register to watch the demonstration-packed, fun-filled videos that have formed a part of the British Christmas tradition for generations: "The natural history of a sunbeam," by George Porter; "Mathematics into pictures," by Christopher Zeeman; "Crystals ...more>>

  29. Rob Barry's Website
    Recent stories by The Wall Street Journal investigative reporter who specializes in computer-assisted reporting, which he describes as "the practice of wrestling large sets of data into compelling narratives." Barry's articles have ranged from insider ...more>>

  30. Robert Kaplinsky - Glenrock Consulting - Robert Kaplinsky
    Lessons consist of "The Challenge(s)," "Question(s) To Ask," "Consider This," and alignments to Common Core State Standards (CCSS): "How Can We Water All Of The Grass?" and "How Much Money Should Dr. Evil Demand?" and "How Did They Make Ms. Pac-Man?" ...more>>

  31. Rockin' the Standards
    Musical recordings by a rock band led by a veteran elementary school teacher who takes the lyrics from common tunes and changes them to help kids remember what they've been taught in school. Each of the fourteen songs on the album "Rockin' the Standards ...more>>

  32. sarah-marie belcastro's home page - Sarah-Marie Belcastro
    From one of the authors of Making Mathematics with Needlework: "I seem to have become a topological graph theorist while I wasn't looking. I am also interested in convex and combinatorial geometry, algebraic geometry, topology, algebra, the geometry of ...more>>

  33. Search for Math on the Internet - The Math Forum
    Keyword search of all searchable archives, Newsgroup archives, Dr. Math archives, Problems of the Week, Internet Math Library, or any combination thereof. ...more>>

  34. Sending Mathematical Communications Electronically - Dave Rusin
    Mathematical ideas sent via email tend to get rapid responses, and allow for precise earmarking of passages needing comment. There is however the problem of communicating the wide array of symbols and diagrams in a medium which should be assumed to use ...more>>

  35. Shai Simonson
    Shai Simonson is an associate professor of computer science and mathematics at Stonehill College. The site contains the article "How to Read Mathematics," which uses the probability of two people having the same birthday as an example. The site also ...more>>

  36. Shelley's Mathematics Articles - Shelley Walsh
    "Little self-contained articles [that] write up more than you can normally fit in a lecture, and ... hopefully put together enough explanation so that there's something for a great variety of different ways of thinking." Organized into Geometry; Analytic ...more>>

  37. Show Me Your Math - Borden, Lisa Lunney; and Wagner, David
    Student projects and resources to support culturally responsive teaching from a program that invites Aboriginal Students in Atlantic Canada to explore the mathematics evident in their own community and indigenous practices. Nova Scotia youth who participate ...more>>

  38. ShowTheMath.org - Alan Degener
    Enter an algebra equation and then solve it, step by step -- manually: use the pull-down menu to describe steps as combining like terms, distributing, expanding, factoring, adding to both sides, subtracting from both sides, dividing both sides, multiplying ...more>>

  39. Signing Apps - Vcom3D
    Illustrated, interactive 3D sign language dictionaries and pictionaries. Vcom3D developed the Signing Math Dictionary (SMD), Signing Math Pictionary (SMP), and other apps for Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing students who use American Sign Language (ASL) or Signed ...more>>

  40. singingbanana.com - James Grime
    YouTube videos, "lazy microblog," and social networking hub of Enigma Project Officer James Grime, who "hopes to explain to kids and general audiences why he love his maths so much, to challenge some of the public's misconceptions, and to explain why ...more>>

  41. Sketchpad Activities for Young Learners: Grades 3-5 - Nathalie Sinclair
    This collection of activities for grades 3-5 offers examples of the ways in which Sketchpad can be used across the range of mathematical subject areas in the elementary curriculum. ...more>>

  42. Software's Origin - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    Librarian Fred R. Shapiro of the Yale Law School in New Haven, Conn., searched for the word software among scholarly journals electronically archived in the JSTOR database and found that the term software used to describe computer programs dates back ...more>>

  43. Spreading Memes - Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny
    First of a series of interactive columns for MAA Online that use Java applets to simulate a puzzle or mathematical problem, one not stated directly since the applets are intended to be such that the right answer to an as yet unstated problem should be ...more>>

  44. Steven Strogatz
    Research, teaching, publications and more by Strogatz, Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Applied Mathematics at Cornell University. Best known in the academia for his 1998 Nature paper on "small-world" networks, which he co-authored with his former student ...more>>

  45. Studio 4 Learning Math - Studio 4 Networks Inc.
    Free online videos that explain topics in algebra, basic math, calculus, differential equations, geometry, pre-algebra, pre-calculus, statistics, and trigonometry. Join Studio 4 Learning's Tutor Corps to share videos of your own. ...more>>

  46. studio:ludens - Wouter Walmink and Alexander Rulkens
    Free online tools that "let you play with your own creativity," designed by two Dutch industrial and interaction designers in Eindhoven. Create your own patterns with Repper; your own tessellating coasters with Epa:kato; your own fractals and other complex ...more>>

  47. Success for All
    Curriculum driven by co-operative learning that focuses on individual pupil accountability, common goals, and recognition of team success, all with the aim of getting learners "to engage in discussing and explaining their ideas, challenging and teaching ...more>>

  48. Suffolkmaths.co.uk - Mark Greenaway
    Greenaway hosts a select collection of third-party resources in the public domain, many drawn from the UK's Department for Education (DfEs): teaching materials for Great Britain's different grade levels; problem solving documents on problem-solving strategies, ...more>>

  49. Supporting ELLs in Mathematics - Stanford University
    Materials that illustrate how Common Core-aligned math tasks can support math instruction and language development for English Language Learners (ELLs) in elementary, middle, and high school. Learn about the development of this material from Stanford ...more>>

  50. Supporting Sense-Making and Perseverance - Suzanne Alejandre
    Article about how the Math Forum's noticing and wondering not only values each learner, it "also works to engage all learners in finding their mathematical voice." Originally published in the March, 2013, issue of the CMC ComMuniCator, journal of the ...more>>


 
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