**SITES FOR TEACHERS AND LEARNERS
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ALAN SELBYÕS MATH APPETIZERS at

http://www.cam.org/~aselby/lesson.html#math

This Web page offers lessons for mathematics, featuring pattern—based reasoning, algebra, slopes, curriculum, and elements of reason.

COMPASS—CURRICULAR OPTIONS IN MATHEMATICS PROGRAMS FOR ALL SECONDARY SCHOOLS at http://www.ithaca.edu/compass/frames.html

This site assists schools, teachers, administrators, parent groups, and other continuity members and constituencies interested in improving secondary school mathematics opportunities and experiences for their students.

THE CORNELL THEORY CENTER MATH AND SCIENCE GATEWAY at http://www.tc.cornell.edu/Edu/MathSciGateway/

Intended for secondary school students and educators, this site provides an easy starting point for locating science and mathematics resources on the web. It is tailored to the needs of students in grades 9—12, with links to resources in subject areas such as astronomy, biology

DO MATH at http://www.domath.org/

Do math. . . and you can do anything! This site, provided as a service by NCTM, is designed to be a resource to parents of school children and community members.

THE EXPLORER at http://unite.ukans.edu/

A collection of educational resources (instructional software, lab activities, lesson plans, student-created materials... ) for K—12 mathematics and science education.

A site on FIBONACCI numbers and the GOLDEN SECTION is a useful resource for encouraging students into math, and is available at:

http://www.mcs.surrey.ac.uk/Personal/R.Knott/Fibonacci/fib.html

The coolest facts about the Fibonacci sequence,
references in popular culture, and places to get all the information you could
ever want about the Fibonacci sequence from Guide to Online Schools, http://www.guidetoonlineschools.com/library/fibonacci-sequence

THE HUB at http://ra.terc.edu/alliance/HubHome.html

Coordinated by TERC and funded by the U.S. Department of Education, the
Regional Alliance provides professional development opportunities, technical
assistance, and resources to schools seeking to improve their math, science,
and technology programs.

LABPLAN at http://www.labplan.net/

Whether you're starting from scratch or redesigning what you've already got,
Labplan can help your school come up with a lab that works. This interactive
site walks you step-by-step through the 10 stages of creating a learning lab
for science, math, or technology for Grades 9-12.

LEARN.CO.UK at http://WWW.LEARN.CO.UK/learnthings.htm

Free web-based materials for Math. & other subjects.

THE MATH FORUM at http://forum.swarthmore.edu/

Check it out. From this homepage you can access what seems an endless amount of
information on mathematics. Some of the links include the teachersÕ place, student
center, research division, parents and citizens, and Ask Dr. Math, where
students can seek advice on problem solving. One may also search by subject
resources, math education, key issues in math, and forum features.

A huge collection of math problems, projects, and discussions on teaching and
learning math from the MATH FORUM at http://mathforum.org/

Interesting discussions related to mathematics, its teaching and research at
different levels are also available at the Math Forum at http://mathforum.org/discussions

THE MATH LEARNING CENTER at http://www.mlc.pdx.edu/

The Math Learning Center site gives teachers access to information about this
non-profit organizationÕs curriculum materials, programs, and workshops that
exemplify the

NCTM standards.

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MATH PROBLEMS WITH A POINT

http://www2.edc.org/mathproblems/default.asp

http://www2.edc.org/mathproblems/teacher/trHome.asp

This site complements and supports existing curricula by providing a resource
for teachers who use, or are only beginning to use, a problem-centered
approach. This resource will also help parents and tutors support problem-based
learning in out-of-school settings. Problems "with a Point" help
students in grades 6-12 learn new mathematical ideas by building on old ones.
While each problem or sequence has its focus on one mathematical idea, many
show how it connects with another.

MILLENIUM MATHS PROJECT (MMP) at http://mmp.maths.org

MMP is a long-term project which aims to improve the understanding &
enjoyment of math among school pupils & the general public.

MODELING MIDDLE SCHOOL MATHEMATICS (MMM) http://mmmproject.org/index.html

Since time is always an issue for busy teachers, this NSF-funded project bring
professional development to their desktop. Using video and Internet
technologies, MMM models important ideas and strategies related to implementing
state and national mathematics education standards for Grades 5-8.

A MODELING PERSPECTIVE ON MATH. PROBLEM SOLVING, LEARNING & TEACHING

http://tcct.soe.purdue.edu

http://www.mscs.mu.edu/~sue/ICTMA/ictma_11.html

http://gse.gmu.edu/research/de/

The first link contains some interactive presentations for each chapter in a
book on modeling by Lesh & Doerr (2003). The second link refers to two special
issues on Models & Modeling for the International Journal of Mathematical
Thinking and Learning, and the third one to a NSF funded Project of the Design
Sciences for Human Learning, with Eamonn Kelly and Richard Lesh as Principal
Investigators.

NCESKID'S SCIENCE & MATH at http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/eyk/

This site has 20 middle school mathematics items and 20 middle school

science items for students to use in self-testing their knowledge and

comparing it with international peers.

TEACHERS HELPING TEACHERS at http://www.pacificnet.net/~mandel/

The site contains weekly updated material in many subject areas and is divided
up into content areas, classroom management, and a topic of the week. There is
also a list of

other websites, a poem of the week, and a stress reduction moment of the week.
You can also contribute lessons and enter any questions or problems if you
wish.

TEACHING MATH RESOURCES

http://www.questia.com/

TEACHING TOOLS FOR ARITHMETIC, K-6

http://www.davidsworkshop.com

WEBMATH

http://www.dessci.com/webmath/
provides a regularly updated report on "Math on the Web" providing a
list of available sites for students and teachers to interact with, as well as
a list of available technologies for writing and communicating math on the
Internet, and Distance Learning & Authoring Tools.

WHAT TO EXPECT IN YOUR FIRST YEAR OF TEACHING at http://www.ed.gov/pubs/FirstYear/

Every first-year teacher has questions and concerns, and this site assists one
with these topics by providing the results of a research study conducted with
novice teachers.