 It's Fourth Down and What Does the Bellman Equation Say? A DynamicProgramming Analysis of Football Strategy  David Romer, Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley
PDF download of David Romer's working paper. Reviewing almost 20,000 first quarter plays of National Football League regular season games, Romer analyzed fourth down decisionmaking and the rarelyquestioned consensus that it's better to punt than to
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 IXL Learning
IXL provides free online practice, organized by grade levels K8 and aligned to state standards. Choose one math skill from among the hundreds offered, and submit your answer. Respond incorrectly, and click on the "explanation" button to learn more; get
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 jackmathsolutions.com  Jack Koenka
Freely download individual chapters of the AP Calculus AB textbook coauthored by Koenka and Roger Allen. Download problem of the week documents, sample test and assignments, notes, worksheets, and other instructional resources. Koenka invites students
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 James P. Dildine  James P. Dildine
Interactive math lessons for exploring parabolas, triangle areas, Pythagorean triples, triangle angle sums (powered by a Cabri Java applet), cancer and mathematics (image analysis, and determining the area and perimeter of nonregular figures), systems
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 The JASON Project
A yearround scientific expedition designed to excite and engage students in science and technology, and to motivate and provide professional development for teachers. The project mounts a twoweek scientific expedition each year. The team conducts research
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 JMP: Statistical Discovery Software  SAS Institute
This program presents statistics in a graphical environment. Data tables are presented clearly in spreadsheet form and are dynamically linked to related graphs and tables. JMP offers six statistical analysis platforms including a 3D spin plot, as well
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 Journey North  Annenberg Media
Register online (free) for a global study of wildlife migration. Read today's news, from monarch migrations to robin populations in the south; report sightings, search the site. Numerous supplemental materials are available online, and further materials
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 Justice Research and Statistics Association (JRSA)
A national organization of analysts, researchers, and members of the U.S. criminal justice system. Introduction to the JRSA with membership information, links to state Statistical Analysis Centers, current programs and research with associated data,
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 JustMaths  Seager, Christian; Khawaja, Faisal; Muldowney, Melanie
Video tutorials, practice exam questions, and other intervention resources created by three teachers practicing in the UK Midlands. Free resources include "trumps" and exam questions in algebra, data handling, geometry and measure, number, and more. Blog
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 K12 Educational Outreach Activities  National Optical Astronomy Observatories (NOAO)
Program highlights include The Use of Astronomy in Research Based Science Education, a proposed teacher workshop on using data in the classroom; products include Frequently Asked Questions about Being an Astronomer (a Spanish version of this FAQ is also
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 Kangaroo Maths  Kangaroo Maths Ltd
Free maths resources to download in number, algebra, shape and space, and data handling. Assessments include homework sheets and "make the grade" tests; games and puzzles offer World Cup spreadsheet simulations. Kangaroo Maths also hosts Microsoft Word
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 Kriging Description  Fortner Software
The site describes kriging, a sophisticated method of determining the best estimate for each point in a target matrix, based on statistical principles. Kriging is named after a South African engineer, D. G. Krige, who first developed the method. The article
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 Kungfu Math  Kungfu Interactive Pte Ltd
This online Singapore Math portal offers worksheets, quizzes, games, and more, from data analysis, geometry, measurement, mental sums, and whole numbers to algebra, distancespeedtime, fractions, heuristics questions, percentages, and ratios.
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 LearnBop  LearnBop INC.
Oneonone online tutoring for students; infographic progress reports for their teachers and parents. See, in particular, LearnBop's autoscoring playlists of algebra and other math problems, which offer "ask for help" buttons and stepbystep guidance.
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 Learn.co.uk  Guardian Education Interactive Ltd.
Interactive resources for learners to support Great Britian's national curriculum. Selfguided lessons, with glossaries and selfassessments, for key stage 2, key stage 3, or key stage 4 cover numbers; shape, space, and measurement; handling data; algebra,
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 Learning About Nutrition Using the TI73 and the Web  Margo Lynn Mankus
A lesson in three parts: a warmup to introduce students to the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) concepts of recommended daily allowances (RDA), the food pyramid, and nutrition labels; an analysis of the nutrition label for a deepdish pizza, with
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 Learning Exchange for Teachers and Students through InterNet (LETSNet)  College of Education, Michigan State University
A collection of interdisciplinary lesson plans  math units, activities and resources including: Earth Day Trash Survey (K12); Fat Counting (16); Destination: Anywhere (46); Fact Checking the News (712); What's for Dinner?; Food Pyramid (16); Bon
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 Learning F. C.  Department for Education and Skills (UK)
Learning F.C. is a Key Stage 2 and 3 curriculum resource pack of literacy, numeracy, and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) exercises on the theme of football. It provides a range of soccerrelated curriculum materials for use in study support
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 Learning Math  Annenberg Media
The Annenberg Foundation and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) use media and telecommunications to advance excellent teaching in American schools. Video programs with coordinated Web and print materials are offered for the professional development
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 Learning Network Teacher Connection  Daily Lesson Plans  New York Times on the Web
A new lesson plan each day, each based on the day's news. Math lessons explore such topics as understanding the value of numbers in the newspaper; calculating refugee camp supply costs; examining the promise and problems of an "internet time" system;
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 Learning Through Collaborative Visualization (CoVis)  School of Education & Social Policy, Northwestern University
The CoVis project in K12 science education enabled high school students to join in collaborative work groups and communicate with university researchers and other scientific experts. Participating students studied atmospheric and environmental sciences
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 Lesson Plan Search  Google
Free math lesson plans that make use of Google Earth, Google Calendar, Exploring Computational Thinking, and other products and projects of the search engine company: Telling time & Google Calendar; Human Dimensions Project; Median of Latitude Data;
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 Lessons on Regression at Hessian  Web Feats Workshop II
Use the applet and the geese at Hessian Lake, located in Bear Mountain, New York, to find the line of regression. This workshop was supported by the National Science Foundation through a grant to Duke University for the PostCALC Project and by the The
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 Logotron Educational Software
A U.K.based division of Addison Wesley Longman, Logotron publishes educational software for schools in numerous subjects, including mathematics, datahandling, multimedia, internet, earlylearning, and crosscurriculum. All are tied to key stages where
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 LotteryTrends.com  Abe Acosta
Frequency tables of winning lottery numbers, patterns of consecutive winning numbers, winning lottery number sums, and more decades of data from dozens of powerballs, lottos, megabucks, pick 6s, and other gamblings.
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 M2C: Maricopa Mathematics Consortium  Alan Jacobs, Project Director
A Consortium for creating mathematics programs in which students learn the knowledge, skills, principles, and applications they can use throughout life to become smarter employees, consumers, citizens, and learners; and to build a coalition of schools
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 Magnet/Mathematics Connections: Morse High School  Suzanne Alejandre, for the Math Forum
Morse High School is the Center for Technology and Pacific Rim Studies. The school magnet focuses on five career paths designed to provide a multifaceted, enriched magnet program: Aeronautics, Engineering, Science, Tourism and Languages. These pages provide
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 Make Math More  Make Math More, LLC.
Activities, lesson plans, extensions, teacher guides, student worksheets, and other materials created and sold by a Cleveland middle school teacher to engage his students by making math relevant to their lives: "Probability of Rock Paper Scissors"; "Creating
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 Many Eyes  IBM
"Many Eyes is a bet on the power of human visual intelligence to find patterns. Our goal is to 'democratize' visualization and to enable a new social kind of data analysis...." View and discuss visualizations, view and discuss data sets, and create visualizations
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 Margo Lynn Mankus  Margo Lynn Mankus
Talks include Using Virtual Manipulatives on the Web to Develop Number Sense, Connecting Whole Number Arithmetic to Algebra: HandsOn/Number Sense Activities, and Learning About Nutrition Using the TI73 and the Web. Also, online or downloadable classroom
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 Marvelous M&M Survey (TEAMS)  Jeannie Toshima; TEAMS Distance Learning, Los Angeles County Office of Education
Predict the most popular color in your package of M&Ms; then build a picture graph of the actual number, and share your results. Students from across the United States took a package of M&M's, predicted the color they thought there would be the
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 MAT 476: Teaching Mathematics in the Middle and Secondary Schools  Prof. Carol A. Marinas; Mathematics & Computer Science, Barry University, FL
Forty lesson plans created by teachers from Florida, for grades 412 and requiring 12 days to complete, with fairly simple preparation. The lessons contain detailed explanations and directions and many lessons are interdisciplinary. NCTM standards are
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 Math and Soccer Video  Sharp Tack Productions
A video revealing the role played by numbers, graphs, geometry, algebra, angles, area, surveys, and chance data in the game of soccer; for example, how a goalie relies on the properties of angles to know where to stand when defending the goals, and on
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 MathApplications  Cathleen V. Sanders
An interactive mathematics course offered via the Internet to students throughout the Hawaiian islands. Cathi Sanders, a teacher at Punahou School in Honolulu, teaches this course through ESchool, a pilot project of the Hawaii Department of Education
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 Math Art Activities  Zachary J. Brewer
Supplementary art activities for grades 24 intended to help teachers introduce, reinforce, or expand on the topics they teach. The online game Forty Frogs helps students conceptualize the process of finding fractions of sets. Read the introduction of
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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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 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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 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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 The Mathematics Common Core Toolbox  The Charles A. Dana Center at the University of Texas at Austin and Agile Mind, Inc.
Tools and instructional materials for understanding and implementing the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM). Resources for CCSSM content and practice include key visualizations, formative assessment tools and tasks, classroom challenges,
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 Mathematics Curriculum  North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (DPI)
The curriculum currently in use in the state of North Carolina. Includes resources on the web (lesson plans, assessment, etc.), and a list of DPI publications searchable by subject area.
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 Mathematics Education Partnership Program (MEPP)  National Security Agency (NSA)
Collected learning units/lesson plans for elementary school (arithmetic, data analysis, fractions, geometry, probability/patterns); middle school (prealgebra, algebra/graphing/statistics, geometry, number theory, interdisciplinary); and high school (prealgebra,
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 Mathematics Education Resources at Acadia's School of Education  David A. Reid, Acadia University
Learn how to design mathbags, make a fraction quilt set, and teach with algebra tiles. Activities include Folding Fractions, exploring systems of linear equations with Geometer's Sketchpad, and Deductive Euclidean Geometry, as well as two Java applets,
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 Mathematics  Jo Edkins
Original math primers organized into "for the very young" (numbers, angles, and games); patterns and shapes (symmetry, tessellations, and solid shapes with nets, pictures, and facts); numbers (Egyptian, Babylonian, Chinese, Greek, Roman, Mayan and Arabic
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 The Mathematics of Change  1993 Woodrow Wilson Leadership Program in Mathematics
Activities presented at a 1993 conference focused on change and reform, with notes on the type of technology represented and the level for which each is intended.
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 The Mathematics Shed  Robert Smith
Instructional video clips that feature rhyming narration or singing, organized into different "sheds": calculation, brain teasers, shapes, fractions, mental calculation, counting, data, measuring, visual stimulus, and more. The "Maths Story" shed offers
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 Mathematics Task Centre  Black Douglas Professional Education Services
Over 200 tasks that "invite students to work like a mathematician." Conceiving of a task as "the tip of a learning iceberg," each freely viewable lesson plan includes a summary, a list of materials required, the "Iceberg," and a description of whole class
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 Mathematics Vision Project  Utah Secondary Mathematics
Freely downloadable PDF modules for secondary 1, 2, and 3 Integrated Pathway Common Core State Standards (CCSS). In addition to offering other resources that develop conceptual understanding with the "proficiency, along with factual knowledge and procedural
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 Mathematiksoftware S I und SII (vorwiegend Shareware)  Monika Schwarze
Eine Zusammenstellung nützlicher Mathematikprogramme aus dem SharewareMarkt zur Aufarbeitung von Lernrückständen, Wiederholung und Stärkung der Sicherheit mathematischer Rechenroutinen. Vor allen die Programme für die SII dienen der Überprüfung gemachter
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 MathFLIX  Loyola University Chicago School of Education
Hundreds of free, brief instructional math QuickTime movies, organized by NCTM Standard. MathFLIX, the result of a partnership between Loyola University Chicago's School of Education and The Chicago GEAR UP Alliance, also offers downloadable worksheets
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 MathGuru  Educomp Solutions Ltd.
Search for free narrated whiteboard lessons; subscribe for additional presentations on understanding key concepts, learning from solved examples, practicing with exercises, and taking summative tests.
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