Math Forum Ignite Talks
Ever wondered what the Math Forum is all about? What makes us passionate? What IGNITES us? Now you can find out! See how well we do with 20 PowerPoint slides advancing every 15 seconds, whether we're ready or not.
Our focus on sense-making and communication in our Problem Solving Activity Series is so important, we wrote a book about it! Powerful Problem Solving: Activities for Sense-Making with the Mathematical Practices, authored by Max Ray, gathers what we've learned about helping students become proficient problem solvers, focused through the lens of the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practices.
Teachers helping teachers. Looking for fresh ways to engage your math students? Search or browse our archived discussions.
Math Forum Blogs
See what Math Forum staff are blogging about! Read how we think about how people learn to problem solve, about how to teach through problem-solving and the focus of learning to learn. Try your hand at our I Notice, I Wonder™ activities posted on our Problems of the Week blog.
Want to talk about math? Read, post, browse, search, and subscribe to dozens of discussions, ranging in focus from AP courses to history, from policy and news to professional teaching associations, from Spanish puzzles to software, and more.
A discussion of secondary school geometry curricula, teaching geometry classes, new software and texts, problems for students, and supplementary materials such as videos and manipulatives. It's also the place for geometry students to talk about geometry with their peers.
A discussion of teaching mathematics, including conversations about the NCTM Standards. It is not officially sponsored by or affiliated with the NCTM.