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  1. Focus on Student Practice - Suzanne Alejandre
    Article about how students worked on the Problem of the Week (PoW) "Wooden Legs" in a way that developed the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Mathematical Practice of "making sense of problems and persevering in solving them." This article, originally ...more>>

  2. Following Learning - Simon Gregg
    Blog by a primary teacher at the International School of Toulouse (France). Posts, which date back to October, 2013, have included "playground prime numbers"; "Numbers that reconcile"; "Intuition and slow thinking"; "Popup cuboids"; "The Prisoners' Dilemma"; ...more>>

  3. Foundation for Advancements in Science and Education
    Since its inception, the mission of this independent non-profit public charity has "evolved continuously, encompassing challenging new issues and exploring innovative applications of information technology." In particular, FASE sells The Eddie Files, ...more>>

  4. From Counting to Writing - Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
    Abstract numbers are the product of a long cultural evolution. They also apparently played a crucial role in the development of writing in the Middle East. Indeed, numbers came before letters, contends archaeologist Denise Schmandt-Besserat of the University ...more>>

  5. gealgerobophysiculus - Evan Weinberg
    Thoughts on teaching, learning, and "the crazy process of having fun doing both with students." Posts, which date back to September, 2011, have included "How China Keeps Me Learning: Part I," "Lens Ray Tracing in Geogebra," "Take Time to Tech Perspectives ...more>>

  6. General Tables of Units of Measurement - Office of Information Services, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
    Tables of metric units of measurement; tables of U.S. units of measurement; notes on British units of measurement; tables of units of length (international and survey), area (international and survey), capacity (dry and liquid volume measure), mass not ...more>>

  7. Geometry Everywhere - Betty R. Allen; Kodak
    An activity intended to make students more aware of geometric shapes and lines in objects around them. Students were divided into five groups, four to photograph geometric shapes and concepts at home, on the farm, in town, and at the lake, and one group ...more>>

  8. Greg Tang Math - Greg Tang
    Educational materials that combine problem-solving and arithmetic, and integrate math with language and art, from the author of The Grapes of Math, Math For All Seasons, The Best of Times, Math Appeal, Math-terpieces, Math Fables, and Math Potatoes. In ...more>>

  9. Growing Exponentially - Heather Kohn
    Blog of "reflections on teaching math and striving to do better each day than the last." Posts, which date back to August, 2012, have included "Olympic Fever," "Work in your head, Points in my head," "Graphing Calculator Activities," "Absolute Value Project," ...more>>

  10. Harnessing Technology to Serve Adult Literacy: Math - David J. Rosen
    Frequently Asked Questions on how to help adult literacy education (ABE/GED/ESL/ESOL) teachers and learners use computers, television, audio and video cassettes, and other electronic technology to solve learning and instructional problems: "Our students ...more>>

  11. A History of Mathematical Notations - Florian Cajori
    "In this history it has been an aim to give not only the first appearance of a symbol and its origin, but also to indicate the competition encountered and the spread of the symbol among writers in different countries...." The first volume of Cajori's ...more>>

  12. How To Get Into the Newspapers - Keith Devlin (Devlin's Angle)
    A lecture to Devlin's readers with good advice on how to write math clearly enough and other important things to do to get an article published in the newspapers. ...more>>

  13. How to Succeed in College Mathematics - Richard Dahlke
    A study and reference book based on the notion that "learning is best achieved when student and instructor roles are mutually supportive and based on sound learning principles." Drawing on educational psychology, pedagogical research, learning technologies, ...more>>

  14. HTML with LaTeX - Alan Selby
    Given HTML input that includes LaTeX encoded equations, the LaTeX2HotEqn applet generates webpages with typeset quality mathematics. With examples and documentation. ...more>>

  15. Images des Mathématiques - Fabrice Planchon, Editor-in-Chief
    Des articles sur la recherche mathématique contemporaine — en particulier, française — et le métier de mathématicien. Hébergé par le Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS). ...more>>

  16. iMath
    A free math-enhanced Web browser/editor supported by a net service to enable the sending, receiving, storing, publishing, and discussion of pages with math notation. ...more>>

  17. IMSA Math Journal - Michele Micetich; Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
    A journal published annually since 1993; each issue contains articles, problems, and activities spanning a wide variety of topics of interest to high school mathematics teachers and students. Articles are available in both on-line and downloadable versions. ...more>>

  18. Information is Beautiful - David McCandless
    Compelling graphic presentations on health supplements, plane accidents by final destination, government spending, time travel in popular film and TV, and many other "facts, data, ideas, subjects, issues, statistics, and questions" -- all with the minimum ...more>>

  19. Inquiry maths - Blair, Andrew; and Martin, Caitriona
    Inquiry prompts for topics related to number, algebra, and shape to use in secondary school mathematics. Accompanying notes support teachers who "want to make their lessons more open and, thereby, encourage student independence and leadership." ...more>>

  20. Integer Jim's Math Squad - Jim Bennett
    Creative ways to use art, writing, research, and Internet projects to make math more exciting for students. The Math Squad art projects are year-long projects; rather than "lesson oriented," they create an "adventure theme" that facilitates math instruction. ...more>>

  21. The Interactive Mathematics Classroom - Rex Boggs
    A digital library of third-party technology resources for teaching mathematics, from kindergarten to calculus. Register to comment on interactive whiteboard files, Powerpoints, TI-Nspire documents, Excel spreadsheets, and other digital resources. RSS ...more>>

  22. Is Mathematical Teaching a Function of Time? - Andrej and Elena Cherkaev, eds.
    A page of math humor, including definitions, anecdotes, math education jokes, theorems, puns, limerics, and links. ...more>>

  23. Job Interview - Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher FAQ
    Answers to a frequently asked question: What issues should a teacher think about before a job interview? ...more>>

  24. John Allen Paulos
    John Allen Paulos is a mathematician and author of the books Mathematics and Humor, I Think, Therefore I Laugh, Innumeracy - Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences, Beyond Numeracy - Ruminations of a Numbers Man, A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper,and ...more>>

  25. Joseph Mazur
    Books by the professor emeritus of mathematics at Marlboro College: Enlightening Symbols: A Short History of Mathematical Notation and its Hidden Powers; Euclid in the Rainforest: Discovering Universal Truth in Mathematics; The Motion Paradox: The 2,500-Year ...more>>

  26. language and literacy: Mathematics - John Bald
    The author of The Literacy File and Using Phonics to Teach Reading and Writing, Bald teaches reading, writing, and foreign languages in the UK. His blog posts, which date back to August, 2008, have included "Language, understanding and confidence in maths," ...more>>

  27. The Language of Mathematics - Warren Esty; Montana State University
    A book and core-course at Montana State University. Site provides a description of the philosophy behind the book, the methods used in the book and course, research results from studies of both, and information on ordering the book. Also a bio of the ...more>>

  28. The Latin School of Chicago Middle School Problem of the Week - Tom Canright
    Math and logic puzzles -- many original, some reproduced from sources such as NCTM journals -- with solutions presented in accompanying videos. ...more>>

  29. Let's Play Math! - Denise Gaskins
    "As a homeschool mom who loves math, I want to help other homeschoolers see the variety and richness of the subject.... I hope this blog will be a place where we can play around with ideas about learning, teaching, and understanding math. (For me, it ...more>>

  30. Literature and Mathematics - Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher FAQ
    Answers to a frequently asked question: How can I teach mathematics using literature? ...more>>

  31. Lower School LEGO Projects - The Blake School, Minneapolis/Hopkins/Wayzata, MN
    LEGO Logo projects are integrated into the science and computer curriculum of the Blake School. Students in the second grade study levers, third graders study pulleys, fourth graders study gears, and fifth graders combine their previous studies into a ...more>>

  32. MAA Bookstore - Mathematical Association of America
    A searchable list of books, with descriptions, in the following categories: Algebra; Analysis; Applied Mathematics; Calculus; Career Information; Computing and Computers; Elementary Models; Games, Puzzles, and Popular Exposition; Geometry and Topology; ...more>>

  33. Making of America Books - University of Michigan
    This digital library of primary sources in American social history includes dozens of schoolbooks on arithmetic and other mathematical subjects that date to the antebellum period through reconstruction. Search or browse scanned graphics or transcribed ...more>>

  34. Malba Tahan - André de Faria Pereira Neto
    Site oficial da família e dos admiradores de Malba Tahan, pseudônimo do professor de matemática Julio César de Mello e Souza. Bibliografia, fotos, documentos, e mais sobre o autor do O Homem que calculava, Matemática ...more>>

  35. MathAction Online Services - Bill Page
    Axiom is a general purpose Computer Algebra system. It defines a strongly typed, mathematically correct type hierarchy. It has a programming language and a built-in compiler. You can enter mathematics using LaTeX, Axiom commands, or Reduce commands, and ...more>>

  36. Math Around Us - Williams, Buccola, Moderators; KIDPROJ/KIDLINK
    Students participating in the Math Around Us project will explore different ways to look at math in the real world. A new activity is introduced each month from October through May; you can register and participate in all or part of the project. Math ...more>>

  37. The Math Behind Numb3rs - Wolfram Research, Inc.
    Wolfram Demonstrations of the mathematics behind each CBS television broadcast of the FBI crime drama series NUMB3RS, from the pilot episode through season six: Structural Corruption, Prime Suspect, Sabotage, Bettor or Worse, Soft Target, Double Down, ...more>>

  38. mathblag - David Radcliffe
    "Musings on math and teaching" by a math instructor at a community college in Minnesota. Posts, which date back to December, 2010, have included "Counting with Integrals," "The Euclidean algorithm and modular inverses," "A property of the divisors of ...more>>

  39. MathBrush - George Labahn, Project Director
    A pen-based system for interactive mathematics that lets you hand-write mathematical expressions and then invoke Maple or Mathematica to manipulate them. Watch demos of this penmath system, download the iPad app and publications, request the handwritten ...more>>

  40. Math - Don Potter
    Links and resources include the 1878 publication First Lessons in Arithmetic, a family heirloom that this teacher at Odessa Christian School (Texas) has scanned chapter by chapter, complete with woodblock illustrations and "slate exercises." From the ...more>>

  41. Matheatre - Sadie Bowman and Marc Gutman
    Blog of the performers starring in "Calculus: The Musical!" This comic "review" blend of sketch comedy, musical theatre, and lecture about the concepts and history of calculus emerged as a teaching tool from the classroom of Gutman, who "... found that ...more>>

  42. Mathematical Copyright - Wilfrid Hodges
    What do you want from your publisher? This page links to a PDF document on aspects of copyright in mathematical publication, featuring an extensive checklist on what an author and a publisher might expect from each other, and how the law can help or hinder. ...more>>

  43. 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 ...more>>

  44. Mathematically Speaking
    "Thoughts and ideas about mathematics in the media, popular views of mathematics, and being a mathematician." This college professor's posts, which date back to April, 2009, have included "Crocheting and Hyperbolic Space," "Topology and the Moore Method ...more>>

  45. 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 colonial-era problems recovered by Mahoney, who teaches AP Statistics at a Washington, DC, high school named in honor ...more>>

  46. 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. ...more>>

  47. Mathematical Thinking - Swan, Malcolm; and Ridgway, Jim
    Self-contained, self-instructional modules that "promote and assess thinking skills in mathematics." Mathematical Thinking Classroom Assessment Techniques (Math CATs) tasks from the Field-tested Learning Assessment Guide (FLAG) include "Fault Finding ...more>>

  48. 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 ...more>>

  49. 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 ...more>>

  50. A Mathematician's Musings - Ethan Weker
    Blog by a Menlo Park (CA) teacher of algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and pre-calculus. Posts, which date back to September, 2014, have included "When We Make Math Look Too Easy"; "Math as a Historically Collaborative Effort"; "When Plans Go Awry"; "Brainstorming ...more>>

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