 Deep in the Jungles  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
Humans are predisposed to seeing order and meaning in a world that too often presents random choices and chaotic evidence. Random events sometimes get linked into a meaningful, though ultimately bogus, scenario... At the same time, the mathematics of
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 Determinación Geométrica de los Números Primos y Perfectos  Omar E. Pol
Un breve ensayo en que "se describe la geometría que determina la distribución exacta de los números primos y también de los números perfectos. Se ilustra el texto con diagramas originales; se muestra el modelo principal
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 Developing Algebraic Thinking  Suzanne Alejandre
Teacher lesson plan and student kinesthetic activities on the Traffic Jam activity and applet, as originally published in the inaugural (Fall, 2002) issue of ONMath, an electronic journal of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM).
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 Didax Educational Resources
Didax publishes and distributes books, manipulatives, and software for math, reading, science, and art. The site offers free demo software, product descriptions, information requests, technical support, and current national educational standards. Didax
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 Digital Mathematical Performance  Gadanidis, George; Borba, Marcelo; Hughes, Janette; et al.
Watch video, liveacted dramatic storyboards, and animations of how people "perform" mathematics: Flatland, "Help Me, Fermi," Should Parallel Lines Never Meet," "The Pleasure of Making 10" (linear equations), "The Waiter" (the missing dollar problem),
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 Digital Math  Santa Barbara County Education Office
A site to assist Algebra I, Grade 7, and Grade 6 students, their parents, and educators with the California State Mathematics Content Standards. Log in for Quicktime that provides stepbystep instruction to solve problems aligned with the mathematics
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 Discovering the Art of Mathematic  Fleron, Julian, et al.
Resources to help mathematics faculty teach the subject to liberal arts and humanities undergraduates by actively involving them in authentic mathematical experiences that "provide meaningful cognitive and metacognitive gains, and nurture healthy and
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 Divisible by 3  Andrew Stadel
Stadel has taught prealgebra, algebra, and geometry in middle school since 2004. His blog about "interactions with math, logic, life, teaching, and the web they spin together" dates back to March, 2012, with posts such as "Survey your students"; "2012
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 Division by Zero  Dave Richeson
A blog about "math, puzzles, teaching, and academic technology." Posts, which date back to September of 2008 and sometimes introduce original applets, have included "Volumes of ndimensional balls," "Albrecht Dürer's ruler and compass constructions,"
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 Divisor Plot  Jeffrey Ventrella
"We hear of primes described as the 'building blocks' of all numbers. Let's turn that concept on [its] head. Instead, let's think of primes as the negative spaces behind complex objects. Imagine a series of picket fences stacked in front of each other.
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 The Doctor X Amazing Griddable Multiplication Contraption  Gordon Anderson
Click a color from the left of this 10×10 JavaScript array, then paint the grey boxes with it to illustrate how rectangular area, multiplication, and the distributive property interrelate. As products color the grid, the column on the left dynamically
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 Dominoes Activity  Suzanne Alejandre
A classroom activity (similar to Pentomino + 1 = Hexomino; a variation on polyominoes) aligned to the NCTM and California Standards, to be explored through manipulatives (paper dominoes). Students explore whether it is possible to cover a 6x5 grid with
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 Dot Patterns and Sierpinski Gasket  Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny
How many ways are there to define the Sierpinski gasket (also, the Sierpinski triangle)? The author has counted a respectable 9 but would be happy to learn of more. An applet with rows of digits or circles with colors corresponding to the digits shows
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 DragonBox  WeWantToKnow AS
"Secretly teaching algebra to your children" by letting them discover algebraic rules, play with them, then use the rules to solve puzzles through trial and error. See testimonials and videos about this multiplatform math game created by WeWantToKnow
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 Dramatic Results
This nonprofit educational arts agency improves students' academic confidence and performance "by stimulating curiosity and fostering creativity through a handson, artsbased approach to learning." Dramatic Results specializes in curriculum that integrates
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 DreamBox  DreamBox Learning, Inc.
Online, standardsbased math adventure games for individualized learning in kindergarten, 1st grade, and 2nd grade. Seealesson and register a trial account. The site also offers parents free "printables," tips, research articles, and other downloads,
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 Dr Mike's Math Games for Kids  Michael Hartley
Free printable and online math games for kids: traffic jam, times tables, magic square, magic hexagon, sugar sugar, Archimedean tilings, magical calculator birthday trick, and more. Newsletters include Monday Morning Math, with what math says about daily
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 Duke University Math Union  Jadrian Miles
The Duke University Math Union (DUMU) writes and hosts the annual Duke Math Meet. Download PDFs of problems and solutions from meets dating back to 1998.
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 Early Algebra Thinking  Bethany RittleJohnson
Evaluating the role of explanation in mathematics learning — specifically, "why" explanations, or reasoning about why something is true. See, in particular, the abstracts, published articles, and coding schemes and other instruments from RittleJohnson's
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 Easing the Hurry Syndrome  Jennifer Wilson
Blog by a teacher in Flowood (Mississippi) whose course load includes Advanced Placement Calculus and Geometry. Posts often begin with alignments to relevant Common Core State Standard (CCSS) and feature screenshots of TINspire CAS Navigators, with original
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 Education by Design
Publishers of educational software, focusing on special needs software for Windows and Macintosh that can be accessed with keyboard, mouse, and especially with IntelliKeys, Touch Windows or with switches. Math titles include MathPad, an arithmetic tutorial
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 Elementary Math Enrichment  Beth Schaubroeck
Free mathematics enrichment materials for accelerated 4th and 5th graders. The 70 lessons, grouped into 12 different units, include solutions and teacher guides: Ancient Mathematics (Mayan math, in base 20; and Egyptian math, which lacks zero), Baseball
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 Elementary Problem of the Week  Department of Mathematics, Southwest Missouri State University (SMSU)
Word problems in number patterns, algebra, geometry, and other topics. Read the solution to the most recent problem, and archives of previous problems and their answers.
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 Elementary Resources: Math  Iram Khan and James Horner, CanTeach
CanTeach was created to assist teachers in finding and using resources online. The authors have emphasized lesson plans, resources, and links which have a Canadian focus. The elementary math resources are organized into these categories: numbers, patterns
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 Elementary Thoughts: A Collection of Gail's Responses  Gail Englert
A collection of Gail Englert's responses to questions from elementary and middle school teachers, parents, and students, in the Teacher2Teacher service. Covers a wide range of elementary mathematics topics, as well as teaching points.
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 El Niño Unveiled  Marcia Barton, Susan Freeman; Louisiana State University
What is El Niño? This threeday interdisciplinary Webquest for middle grades students combines natural history, math, and writing to introduce activities and research centered around El NiñoSouthern Oscillation (ENSO)  its history, cause,
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 emGames  Wright Group/McGrawHill
Twelve Shockwave games aligned to the Everyday Math curriculum for the early grades. Game topics include the basic operations (including angle addition), place value, money, estimation, factoring, and choosing the larger of two numbers. Many games involve
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 The EMPower Project  TERC
Extending Mathematical Power: A Math Curriculum for Adults, extends school mathematics reform to currently underserved populations so that they more effectively engage mathematical demands at work, at home as parents and caregivers, in the community,
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 Euler and Erdős  Jean Pierre Mutanguha
Blog of selfdescribed amateur research in tribute to Leonhard Euler and Paul Erdős, "muses" to an author who considers it "hard to find math blogs aimed at undergraduates." Posts, which date back to May, 2013, have included "Envelopes and Astroids,"
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 Finding Ways to Nguyen Students Over  Fawn Nguyen
Nguyen blogs mostly about her teaching middle school math. Posts, which date back to November, 2011, have included "Teaching 101  How I Got Like This," "Puzzles and Brainteasers, Set 11," "Pi Day Activities," "Always Sometimes Never," "Using Excel for
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 Five Twelve Thirteen  Dylan Kane
Blog by an eighth grade math teacher in Boston. Posts, which date back to October, 2012, have included "Assessment & Rigor," "Pythagorean Triples Function," "Construct Viable Arguments and Critique the Reasoning of Others," "Guatemalan Sinkhole," "Problem
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 Flash Games  ATK Solutions, Inc.
Flash applets and games include rotating 3d cube; mind boggle square, which challenges you to slide a square across a surface by sliding other quadrilaterals into the unoccupied spaces; Futoshiki, which involves positioning counting numbers on a grid
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 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
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 Fractals: Definition & Activities  Suzanne Alejandre
A Math Forum Web Unit. Includes definitions and descriptions of fractals, links to pages on the Sierpinski triangle, the Koch edge, the Peano curve, the Lorenz attractor, and the Dragon curve; and more links to fractal sites on the Web.
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 Fractals in Science: Simulations  Center for Polymer Studies, Boston University
Handson activities, laboratory experiments, and interactive visualization programs that encourage students to explore how fundamentally random microscopic events can give rise to fractal macroscopic patterns. An image gallery and fractal related software
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 fractionfanatic  Julie Morgan
Blog by an Australian who has taught high school maths in the Scottish Borders since 2004. Posts, which date back to December, 2015, have included "Learning Intentions and PPPB (Pose Pause Pounce Bounce)," "#MTBoS12days Moment that challenged me," "Quadratics
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 Franklin's Mathematics  Paul C. Pasles, Villanova University
From the author of Benjamin Franklin's Numbers: articles on the founding father's "littleknown role as a mathematician," and examples of Franklin's magic squares and magic circle.
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 Fun With Num3ers
A blog of mathematical puzzles, mostly in number theory. Posts, which date back to January, 2012, have included "Using digits 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 only once (Part Two)," "Pythagorean triple – Digits Reversed," "Concatenation puzzle: when (A 
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 Games and Puzzles  Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
Almost 40 games or puzzles, with extensive discussions and solutions. Examples include the Monty Hall Dilemma, Lewis Carroll's problem; the game of Nim, the 3 glass puzzle, Northcott's game, the Tower of Hanoi, and many more. Most require a browser capable
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 Gary Haynes  Gary Haynes
Course syllabi, lesson plans, homework, and objectives. Visit "Tangrams and Other Games" for an interactive tangram story and a Flash presentation on how to develop an understanding of functions through the use of the motion sensor.
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 GEM: Gateway to Educational Materials  National Library of Education (NLE)
A database for education links, intended to be more useful for teachers than a search engine. It records the resources of its consortium members (information on joining the consortium is available onsite). Users are able to: browse through lists organized
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 Geometric Arts  Ghee Beom "Quincy" Kim
A site dedicated to geometry and visual perception: patterns, fractals, structures, rotations, spirographs, optical arts, knots, and more. Some constructions include the artist's reflections, instructions, and links to related sites and interactive applets.
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 Geometry Out of Africa  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
Two recent books that introduce African geometry. Geometry from Africa, by Paulus Gerdes, shows how one can discover or derive the Pythagorean theorem from African designs, explores the role of symmetry (with suggestions for home and classroom crafts
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 Geometry through Art  Norman Shapiro
Lesson ideas, facilitation suggestions, lists of materials needed, and handouts to photocopy. Norman Shapiro focuses on the student as investigator, learning through doing, and using perception to stimulate the motivation for more developed concepts and
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 Got Math?  Dave Radcliffe
Blog by a community college math instructor and selfdescribed "GeoGebra fanatic." Posts, which date back to December, 2010, have included "Stacking cannonballs," "Counting with Integrals," "A Paradoxical Dissection," "Gelfand's Question," "Imagining
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 Greg Tang Math  Greg Tang
Educational materials that combine problemsolving 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, Mathterpieces, Math Fables, and Math Potatoes. In
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 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,"
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 Habits of mind: an organizing principle for mathematics curriculum (Connected Geometry)  Cuoco, Goldenberg, Mark; Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
A curriculum the goal of which is not to train large numbers of high school students to be university mathematicians, but rather to allow high school students to become comfortable with illposed and fuzzy problems, to see the benefit of systematizing
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 Hand Made Manipulative Instructions  Margo Lynn Mankus
Pattern block cutouts: triangles, squares, smaller and larger rhombuses, trapezoids, and hexagons. Baseten blocks in sets of ones, tens, and hundreds; and basefive blocks in sets of ones, fives, and twentyfives. XYblock sets of X, X2, XY, Y, and Y2
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 Harry O'Malley
Blog by a math teacher who believes "... that learning to use mathematics changes people's lives in profound and valuable ways," and describes himself as "obsessed with making that happen for people. I am convinced that recent advancements in technology
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