 The Knight's Tour  Dan Thomasson
The Knight's Tour web site shows various ways to solve open and closed knight tours. The site also offers several animated tours, artwork, and new concepts (magic squares, tessellations, and conjectures about prime numbers) derived from knight moves on
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 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,"
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 The Learning Box: K5 Math Software
Developer of elementary mathematics software for students in grades K5. Featured titles include The Manipulative Math Series: Logic Blocks, Base Ten Blocks, and the Peg Board (learning about sets). Shockwave Flash activities include Flowering Fractions
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 Learning Games and Activities for K12  Creative Teaching Associates
Over 200 nonelectronic learning games and activities for ages 4 through adult. Math products include flash cards, activity cards, board games, math chips, cards, books, cassettes for basic math facts drill, and many more. Products are also listed by
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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 to Learn: Problem Solving  Greg Gay, Learning Disabilities Resource Community (LDRC), University of Toronto
Find out about your learning style by solving challenging arithmetic, logic, and mathematical story problems. Puzzles include analogy exercises which reveal our abilities to infer, map meaning, classify, and alter knowledge in the face of novel learning;
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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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 Let's Count!  Cynthia Lanius
Colorful, busy (sometimes too busy for adults, but children are drawn to them) activities for learning to count. The activities can be done either on computers with Internet access (optimally), or they can be printed out and used as a paper and pencil
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 Let's Do Math!  Cynthia Lanius
Maria and Cassie love doing math. The first problem they solve together is counting all the squares on a checkerboard  not just the individual squares, but all the differentsized squares that could be counted. Other Do Math problems include probability
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 Letter/Number Puzzles  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about cryptograms, alphametrics, letter sequences, and other letter/number puzzles, such as SEND + MORE = MONEY.
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 Line Designs for the Computer  Jill Britton
Line designs are created by connecting points on lines or curves with straight line segments. When carried out on cardboard with sewing needle and thread, the process is referred to as Curve Stitching or String Art. If the family of straight line segments
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 Locker Problem  Suzanne Alejandre
A classroom activity (also called 1000 Lockers) aligned to the NCTM and California Standards, to be explored through the use of manipulatives and a ClarisWorks spreadsheet. Students then look for patterns and write the answer algebraically. The problem:
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 Logic and Reasoning (SMILE)  Pearline Scott, Greeley School
A lesson designed to teach students to use logic and reasoning strategies to classify blocks by their attributes; recognize one, two and three attribute differences; use Venn diagrams to form sets and show their intersection; and use the attribute blocks
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 Logic (SMILE)  M. Elaine Granger, Irvin C. Mollison
A lesson for grades 68 designed to use pattern puzzles to teach students to understand word problems by use of reasoning techniques; identify the validity or nonvalidity of the problems; discern which factors are needed for problem resolution; and use
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 Logicville
Anagram, chess, cryptarithm, cryptogram, doublet, logic, mathematical, magic word square, and tangram puzzles. Select a puzzle at random; solve the puzzle of the week. Interactive puzzles require Java.
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 Lure of the Labyrinth  Learning Games to Go (LG2G)
In this free online adventure game, middleschool prealgebra students rescue their pets, combat mysterious monsters, and embark on whimsical math missions to gain a better understanding of proportions, fractions, and ratios, variables and equations,
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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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 Machines That Eat Your Words (MegaMath)  Nancy Casey; Los Alamos National Laboratory
An introduction to the concept of finite state machines, and how they are used to design computer systems that will recognize patterns. A finite state machine is an imaginary (or abstract) machine that is used to study and design systems that recognize
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 Magic Cards  Chunsheng Ban
You see four cards, each with eight numbers. Think of a number from 1 to 15; Check ALL the boxes below the cards that contain your number; Click on the button "What's My Number?"; Your number will be displayed on the screen. Based on an exercise in a
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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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 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
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 The Map is Not the Territory  Malke Rosenfeld
Blog by a traditional percussive dancer (Appalachian style flatfooting and clogging and Canadian step dancing) who "teaches the math that directly relates to the process of making rhythm and patterns with the feet." Posts about the mathematics of percussive
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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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 Mastering Mastermind  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
"Games offer wonderful playing fields for developing mathematical problemsolving skills. For Mathew Mitchell of the School of Education at the University of San Francisco, the preferred training ground is a classic game called Mastermind. "Students young
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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 Becomes Way Cool  Keith Devlin (Devlin's Angle)
Over the past two or three years, books about mathematics and mathematicians have made their ways onto the bestseller lists, television series about mathematics have been aired, radio programs have carried stories about mathematics, and newspapers and
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 Math Craft  Cory Poole, administrator
A community "dedicated to the exploration of mathematically inspired art and architecture through projects, community submissions, and inspirational posts." Share images, videos, and other resources on the corkboard; post questions to the forum. The blog
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 Math Curriculum  Educational Explorers
A computer program for third grade, fourth grade, fifth grade, and sixth grade students to study mathematics, language and geography skills. The program contains 200 problems and their answer in English and Spanish, some of which can be accessed free
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 Math Dance  Karl Schaffer and Erik Stern
The Dr. Schaffer & Mr. Stern Dance Ensemble has performed and conducted workshops on math dance in hundreds of schools and conferences since 1987. From that work, CoArtistic Directors Karl Schaffer and Erik Stern wrote MathDance, a 132page book with
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 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
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 Mathematical Entertainment  Eric Hiob, British Columbia Institute of Technology
Instructions for building a pinball table that demonstrates Pascal's Triangle. Also, notes on the Travelling Salesman Problem; Finding Areas Using the Monte Carlo Method; Important Numbers (pi and e); the Inside or Outside Problem; and the Roller Coaster
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 Mathematical Gems
Brief articles include Irrationality of the Square Root of 2; The Best Card Trick; Boltzmann in Berkeley; Four of a kind and two jokers; Mathematical Paint (on Gabriel's Horn); How Many Squares, Mr. Franklin? Goldbach's Proof of the Infinitude of Primes;
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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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 Mathematics  Alameda County Office of Education
Resources include 5th and 6th Grade CST Released Test Questions with Reasoning; FlashPapers and PDFs of the hundreds chart, multiplication table, "tell me fast" dots, ten frames template, and tips for memorizing multiplication; and Philip Gonsalves' PDF
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 Mathematics Computation and Problem Solving  RHL School
Worksheets for addition, subtraction, and multiplication. Every time you revisit or refresh one of these practice sheets, it's new. Teachers may copy single sheets for all their students, or give students similar but unique sets of examples. See also
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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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 The Mathematics of the Fibonacci Series  Ron Knott
Patterns in the Fibonacci Numbers (Cycles, Factors); The Fibonacci Numbers in Pascal's Triangle (Why do the Diagonals sum to Fibonacci numbers? Another arrangement of Pascal's Triangle; Fibonacci's Rabbit Generations and Pascal's Triangle); The Fibonacci
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 Math Fun and Educational Gifts and Specials  24Hours7Days
Purchase Clever Catch Balls, Fraction Bars, Decimal Squares, Math Chase, and other board games and manipulatives for practicing addition, algebra, decimals, division, fractions, money, multiplication, patterns, subtraction, and time.
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 Math Fun With Beanie Babies!  Amanda Blake, Heidi Gish, Amy Jackson, and Jessa Paschke
Find the next beanie baby in the pattern.
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 Math in Motion: Origami in the Classroom, K8  Barbara Pearl
Workshops and a book which use an interdisciplinary and manipulativebased approach to teaching mathematics, supporting the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM) and unfolding a positive attitude toward math and learning. Barbara Pearl developed
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 Math Is Power Math Puzzles  National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME)
Six Shockwave games. CodeBreaker requires using trial and error to deduce the correct string of colored circles, given feedback on position and quantity. In Space Tag, two players take turns moving on a grid, one of them attempting to occupy the other's
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 Math Kangaroo  Maria Omelanczuk
Math Kangaroo's international "notselective competition" recognizes all students who participate in its 75 minutelong multiple choice test: "Each participant is seen as a winner and receives recognition and gifts on the test day in March." Open to any
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 Math Learning Center (MLC)  Gene Maier
A nonprofit Oregonbased educational organization that develops and publishes curriculum materials, provides continuing education for teachers, consults with educational agencies, and provides opportunities for parents and others to become knowledgeable
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 Mathlets for Teaching Elementary Mathematics  Dave Posner
Animated JavaScript applets of visual models to seed elementary students' preendowed "imaginations with images tailored to evoke patterns that are the basis of the elementary mathematics curriculum": base ten counting (grouping by tens, grouping tens
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 mathlibs.org  Jessika Sobanski
Practice solving arithmetic word problems in "Mad Libs" format with Shockwave; explore fractions, probability, and rotation. Also, lessons in numbers, patterns, measurement, geometry, graphing, and probability.
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 The Mathman  Don Cohen
Materials for sale for K12 students, teachers and parents; precalculus. Materials include Get Ready for Calculus (Calculus By and For Young People book, CDROM, worksheet book, videotapes and map) and Changing Shapes with Matrices. Patterns, visualization,
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 Math Movement  Tim Chartier
Blog that focuses on mathematics and the "progress or movement" that occurs in Chartier's teaching, research, writing, and performing. An Associate Professor of Mathematics at Davidson College, Chartier has trained at Le Centre du Silence mime school
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 Math Moves!
Experiential installations that "stimulate mathematical imaginations and build the mathematical abilities" of interest, confidence, and skills. Museum exhibits have included "Balance and Imbalance," "Comparing Frequencies," "Shadow Fractions," "Scaling
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 Math Olympiads for Elementary and Middle Schools
An international mathematics competition for elementary and middle school students. Individual students can take one exam each month from November to March. The site includes a few sample problems and information about ordering materials and joining the
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