K-12 Teaching Materials
The following are Internet sites which contain significant collections of materials which can be used in the teaching of mathematics at the K-12 level. We have organized these materials into the following categories:

Columbia Education Center Mathematics Lesson Plans

Computers & Maths Teaching
Peter Hobson, a teacher in Canberra, Australia, created these pages containing "Low cost ... Resources for years 11 & 12". Included are worksheets designed to be used with a maths class working on graph sketching in a computer lab, spreadsheets, assessment items, worksheets on modelling, and information on shareware and graphics.

The Explorer is part of the Unified Network Informatics Technology for Education (UNITE) efforts at the University of Kansas. The Explorer is part of a research and development effort to establish an on time and user friendly means of delivering a full range of information resources to educators and students. This site includes information on software, lab materials, lesson plans, video tapes, etc. for the teaching of mathematics at the k-12 grade levels.

Internet lesson plans - IBM

Lesson Plans for the Graphing Calculator

Lesson Plans using Geometer's Sketchpad

Louisiana Lessons - Mathematics Lesson Plans

Math Activities for K-12 Teachers
In December, 1997, NASA Dryden Flight Research Center funded Dan Biezad, Professor of Aerospace Engineering, and Robin Ward, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, both of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, to develop materials for K-12 teachers based on aeronautical themes and NASA projects. One major goal of this project was to make the learning of mathematics more engaging and realistic for students, by using real-world applications.

Math Central's Resource Room

Math Forum's Math Lesson Plans

MEPP - Learning Units

Neufeld & Associates
Publishers of The UNDERSTANDING MATH Programs, collection of programs for interactive learning for grades 6-10. Topics include algebra, equations, exponents, geometry and integers. Software is available in both English and French. Demos are available. The company also provides lessons plans related to these packages and organizes workshops.

New York Times - Daily Lesson Plans - Mathematics

PI Mathematics
PI Mathematics, a collaborative project, using the concept of PI as the focus, is a home page on the WWW. This multidisciplinary project which includes math, history, English and thinking skills is designed for fifth through eighth graders. It will allow students to discover the approximate value of PI, an irrational number, using measurement and reporting the data, applying formulas, problem solving and participating in a collaborative project utilizing Internet resources. Students will also explore the history of PI, using Internet references.

PUMAS - Practical Uses of Math and Science
PUMAS (poo' · mas) -- is a collection of one-page examples of how math and science topics taught in K-12 classes can be used in interesting settings, including everyday life. The examples are written primarily by scientists and engineers, and are available to teachers, students, and other interested parties via the PUMAS Web Site.

SMILE - Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement
The SMILE program is designed to enhance the elementary and high school learning of Science and Mathematics through the use of the phenomenological approach. Since 1986 each summer session participant has been asked to create and publish a single concept lesson plan. These lesson plans include the materials needed, a suggested strategy and expected outcomes. There are currently almost 800 lesson plans available.

Socrates ODL Project
A production workshop on teaching materials for mathematics using educational software was held in Alsace April 1996. During the workshop the participant teachers learned from colleagues and experts about educational software from all member states, exchanged instructional pedagogical practices using IT, and developed and described a series of pragmatic Mathematics lessons/courses using educational software selected during the preceding days.

South Carolina SSI K-12 Lesson Plans for Math and Science
Mostly a collection of links to other sites; the value of this site is the short description of many lesson plans.

Spacelink - Lesson Plans from NASA
Various lessons plans about space and mathematics from NASA. Most lesson plans are in pdf format.

Teachers Helping Teachers - Math Section
A collection of teaching ideas and tips for k-12 mathematics teachers.

Teacher Talk Forum - Math Section

Teacher's Edition Online - Lesson Ideas

Tennessee Sports Math Project
The project was designed to provide sports-related activities for mathematics teachers in the sixth through ninth grade classrooms. Our goal is to stimulate "at-risk" students who might be willing to do activities related to their interests.

University of Missouri - Lesson Plans
This site contains well over 100 lesson plans that are helpful for anyone in elementary education. They include some of Kyle Yamnitz's own assignments and lesson plans that were developed during his work at the University of Missouri as well as a collection of lesson plans written by other members of the University.

Weather Here and There
WEATHER HERE AND THERE is an integrated weather unit which incorporates interaction with the Internet and hands-on collaborative, problem solving activites for students in grades four through six. This unit is divided into six lessons. The lessons integrate math, science, geography, and language arts in the process of teaching and learning about weather phenomena.

WNETSchool - Mathematics Lesson Plans
Our original lesson plans are developed by wNetSchool Master Teachers. Starting with tried-and-true lessons that work in the classroom, our Web-savvy teachers have built Web-based activities that use the rich resources of Thirteen/WNET and the Internet.
Since this page has been getting quite long, we have separated the software entries into a separate page. You have two choices:

Materials covering specific areas of mathemtics are listed in these pages. Icons are used to indicated the level of a significant part of the materials:

K-6 Pre-Algebra
7-12 High School Mathematics
Topics of interest to K-12:

Two of other pages on the Mathematics which may be of interest to students and teachers at the K-12 level is POPMathematics and Numbers.

We have now included all of the links to contests and competitions on the Math Archives' Mathematics Contests, Competitions, and Problem Sets Page.

AAAS Project 2061
Project 2061 of the American Association for the Advancement of Science is a long-term initiative to reform K-12 education nationwide so that all high-school graduates are science literate. In the first stage of its work, Project 2061 commissioned panels of scientists, mathematicians, and technologists to identify the knowledge and skills students should have in five subject areas. These panel reports--Biological and Health Sciences, Mathematics, Physical & Information Sciences and Engineering, Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Technology were integrated into the Project's 1989 report, Science for All Americans (SFAA), which outlines what all students should know and be able to do in science, mathematics, and technology after 13 years of schooling.

The Abacus is a publication that focuses on the needs of the elementary mathematics teacher.

Advocates for Women in Science, Engineering and Mathematics
The mission of AWSEM is to create and support a regional network of science and technology practitioners, educators, parents, businesses and community organizations committed to the enrichment of opportunities in Science, Engineering and Mathematics for young women.

AIMS Education Foundation
AIMS is the acronym for "Activities Integrating Mathematics and Science." The mission of the AIMS Education Foundation is to enrich the education of students in K-9 through hands-on activities that integrate mathematics, science, and other disciplines. AIMS implements the recommendations put forth in reform documents such as Science for All Americans (American Association for the Advancement of Science),Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) and the National Research Council's Standards.

Alan Selby's Home Page
Alan Selby is the author of three books on Understanding and Explaining Math and Reason.

AP Calculus - College Board
Contains information about the College Board's AP Calculus Exams and Courses.

Appalachia Educational Laboratory - Math & Science Education
The mission of the Eisenhower Regional Consortium for Mathematics and Science Education at AEL is to promote and support systemic reform in mathematics and science education in Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Ask Dr. Math!
Ask Dr. Math is an Internet project based at Swarthmore College and staffed mainly by Swarthmore students, staff, and faculty where questions about Mathematics from K-12 students and their teachers are answered.

This site is under development for use as an automated information outlet for the AskERIC project, a pilot project of the ERIC system and the Department of Education. The Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) is a federally-funded national information system that provides access to an extensive body of education-related literature. ERIC provides a variety of services and products at all education levels. AskERIC is an Internet-based question-answering service for teachers, library media specialists, and administrators. Anyone involved with K-12 education can send a message to AskERIC. Drawing on the extensive resources of the ERIC system, AskERIC staff will respond with an answer within 48 working hours. Many of these resources are accessible on this link.

Association of Teachers of Mathematics
The Association of Teachers of Mathematics aims to relate mathematical education more closely to the powers and needs of the learner. The Association was formed in 1950 and has about 4000 members, mainly teachers in primary and secondary schools. It is a registered charity and re-invests all profits back into mathematics education. The ATM provides opportunities to bring together all concerned with mathematical education for all age ranges. It supports local branches, local and national working groups, informal support networks, courses and conferences.

Aunty Math - Fun Math Challenges for Kids!

Balanced Assessment in Mathematics Project
Balanced Assessment in Mathematics is a National Science Foundation project charged with developing new approaches to the assessment of mathematical competence in the elementary and secondary grades. This project has created a type of mathematics assessment that contrasts sharply with traditional forms of testing, which rely primarily on multiple-choice questions. Balanced Assessment focuses on rich, mathematically complex work that requires students to create a plan, make a decision, or solve a problem -- and then justify their thinking.

Blue Web'n Applications: Mathematics Resources
In our daily work designing applications for Internet and Videoconferencing, we see a multitude of web pages for students, educators, and librarians. This webspace is our attempt to share the best of these sites in an organized manner. In addition to the Mathematics Resources they also have Mathematics Activities.

Calculus&Mathematica Distance Education Program
The Calculus&Mathematica Distance Education Program (C&M DEP) runs on the electronic highway to bring top rural and inner city high school students to the university and to send top university undergraduates to rural and inner city high schools to form a human, electronic community devoted to mathematics learning.

The California Math Show
The California Math Show is a portable, interactive math exhibit based on the idea of symmetry. Some web pages developed by the California Math Show which are appropriate for teachers to use in the classroom include the 4 plane symmetries, reflections, Symmetric tessellations, Symmetric polyhedra and Designs with Circles.

California Mathematics Framework

California Mathematics Project
The California Mathematics Project (CMP) vigorously pursues its mandate to improve the quality of mathematics education in California for all students at all grade levels. To achieve this goal, the CMP directs, through its seventeen regional sites, collaborative professional development programs founded on the idea that increased teacher understanding of mathematics and effective pedagogies for teaching mathematics are the keys to improving student achievement.

Canadian Forum on Education in Mathematics
The Canadian Forum for Education in Mathematics was designed to bring together participants in mathematics education in Canada (government, teachers - kindergarten through graduate school and industry) with the intent of providing a unique opportunity to talk about mathematics from elementary school to the workplace.

Canadian Mathematics Society's List of Projects for Science Fairs
To date there have not been a lot of mathematics projects in the science fairs and we believe that one reason for this might be that it is not at all clear what a mathematics project might involve. To help shed some light on this problem we have prepared a list of possible projects and many references on topics that could make exciting and interesting projects.

CAS Workshop for High School Mathematics Teachers
This is the home page for Computer Algebra System Workshop at Vanderbilt University. Some of the files and handouts used during the workshop are included.

Center for Research in Mathematics & Science Education
Established in 1985 within the College of Sciences at SDSU, the Center for Research in Mathematics and Science Education (CRMSE) brings together researchers interested in studying how individuals acquire knowledge in mathematics and science.

Center of Excellence for Science and Mathematics Education (CESME)
The Center of Excellence for Science and Mathematics Education (CESME) is located at the University of Tennessee at Martin in Martin, Tennessee. The mission of the CESME is to encourage and support the improvement of science and mathematics education at all levels. The purpose of this WWW site is to serve as a resource for teachers who are looking for ways to improve their science or mathematics teaching.

Center for Polymer Studies
The Center for Polymer Studies (CPS) is a scientific visualization research center in the Physics Department at Boston University devoted to interdisciplinary research in aspects of polymeric, random, or fractal systems. CPS utilizes expertise in interdisciplinary physics research to develop experimental and computational materials for K-12 and undergraduate education. Of interest to mathematics teachers are their programs: Patterns In Nature and The Dance of Chance.

Centre for Teaching Mathematics
The Centre for Teaching Mathematics is a research and resource development Centre of The University of Plymouth, England. Its broad aims are to promote the teaching and learning of mathematics in a way that will motivate students and make the subject interesting. These activities are reflected in the main activities of the Centre: the development of new teaching resources and strategies, research into the teaching and learning of mathematics, the implications of technology in the teaching and learning of mathematics, curriculum development, provision of courses for teachers and students.

CESAME - Center for the Enhancement of Science and Mathematics Education
CESAME brings together the resources of teachers, scientists, engineers, and mathematicians in order to improve Massachusetts school children's access to, excitement about, and understanding of mathematics and science.

Challenger Center for Space Science Education
Challenger Center for Space Science Education is a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting science, math and technology education. Partnering with museums, science centers, schools, universities and communities across North America, Challenger Center uses the theme of space exploration to: create positive learning experiences, foster interest in math, science and technology, and motivate young people to explore.

Cisco Education Archive
The educational resource center sponsored by Cisco Systems Incorporated which provides information helping educators and schools connect to the wealth of educational resources available on the World Wide Web, as well as connections to resources worldwide that demonstrate the power of networking in education. The Cisco Educational Archive and Resources Catalog home page (CEARCH) offers "one-stop shopping" to access hypermedia resources of interest to educational organizations.

Classroom Compass
Classroom Compass is a collection of ideas and resources for teachers interested in improving instruction in science and mathematics. To make these subjects more accessible to more students, teachers must engage students in real problems and tie lessons to what students already know, while analyzing and measuring what they are learning. The Classroom Compass examines such issues, offering suggestions and discussing ways of thinking about effective instruction.

CONNECT is Colorado's NSF-funded statewide systemic initiative in mathematics and science.

Connected Mathematics Project (CMP)
This website has been designed to help teachers, administrators, parents, and students learn more about this middle school curriculum. The curriculum comprises 24 student units (8 in each grade level) and each unit typically focuses on one major content strand in mathematics -- number, geometry and measurement, probability, statistics, or algebra.

Core-Plus Mathematics Project
The Core-Plus Mathematics Project (CPMP) is a five-year project funded by the National Science Foundation to develop student and teacher materials for a complete three-year high school mathematics curriculum for all students, plus a fourth-year course continuing the preparation of students for college mathematics. The curriculum builds upon the theme of mathematics as sense-making. Throughout it acknowledges, values, and extends the informal knowledge of data, shape, change, and chance that students bring to situations and problems.

Cornell Theory Center Math and Science Gateway
The Cornell Theory Center Math and Science Gateway is a service of the Cornell Theory Center which is committed to providing a wide range of educational services to the national community. This Gateway provides links to resources in mathematics and science for educators and students in grades 9-12. It includes an extensive section for secondary school educators, containing information on curriculum, lesson plans, software for the classroom, and how to set up web servers in the schools.

Delaware Mathematics Coalition
The Delaware Mathematics Coalition is an alliance of Delaware leaders representing education, government, business, and the community dedicated to support efforts to improve the mathematical literacy of the citizens of the State of Delaware.

Dynamical Systems and Technology Project
This project is a National Science Foundation sponsored project designed to help secondary school and college teachers of mathematics bring contemporary topics in mathematics (chaos, fractals, dynamics) into the classroom, and to show them how to use technology effectively in this process. At this point, there are several interactive papers available. These are designed to help teachers understand the mathematics behind such topics as iterated function systems (the chaos game) and the Mandelbrot and Julia sets.

Email math involves using the electronic mail service of the internet in order to exchange math story problems with other math classes in Canada or around the world.

E-MATH - A Guide to E-mail Based Volunteer Programs Designed to Help Students Master Challenging Mathematics, Science and Technology

Educational Resources for K-12 Mathematics Teachers
This site at the University of Utah contains a very nice well-organized collection of annotated links to various sites of resources for K-12 mathematics teachers.

Eisenhower High Plains Consortium for Mathematics and Science
The mission of HPC is to promote and support systemic reform in mathematics and science education in the seven-state region. To facilitate change, HPC collaborates with state departments of education, postsecondary institutions, National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded initiatives, and other state and federal agencies.

Eisenhower National Clearinghouse
The purpose of the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse (ENC) is to provide K-12 teachers with a central source of information on mathematics and science curriculum materials and to encourage the adoption and use of such materials in order to support national goals to improve teaching and learning in mathematics and science. The United States Department of Education funds ENC through a contract with The Ohio State University.

E P G Y: Education Program for Gifted Youth
The Education Program for Gifted Youth (EPGY) is a continuing project at Stanford University offering computer-based courses in mathematics and the mathematical sciences for bright young students through the Stanford Continuing Studies Program. They have been actively involved in the education of gifted students since the late 1950s and have been working with computer based education since the mid 1960s.

EQUALS Programs
The EQUALS programs at the Lawrence Hall of Science provide workshops and curriculum development for teachers, parents, counselors, administrators, and other educators. These programs include the six day EQUALS Workshop in mathematics and equity, one and two day SEQUALS Workshops on a variety of educational topics, and the Family Math Program. EQUALS programs work to increase access and equity in mathematics for traditionally under-represented students, including females, students of color, those from low-income families, and those from language minority groups.

Erdos 4 Kids
An electronic journal for the exploration of open problems in mathematics.

The Explorer is part of the Unified Network Informatics Technology for Education (UNITE) efforts at the University of Kansas. The Explorer is part of a research and development effort to establish an on time and user friendly means of delivering a full range of information resources to educators and students. This site includes information on software, lab materials, lesson plans, video tapes, etc. for the teaching of mathematics at the k-12 grade levels.

EXTEND - Perspectives on Mathematics Education
EXTEND is a national Internet forum on mathematics education intended to involve new constituencies, to engage new voices, and to examine new perspectives. Major topics will be explored through forum reports, position papers, and reader commentary:

Access | Expectations | Articulation | Technology | Accountability

These topics are addressed from many perspectives, including those of educators and employers, business leaders and public officials. To contribute to the discussion, send e-mail to: extend@stolaf.edu. In addition, EXTEND provides information on innovative programs and links to important documents related to reform of mathematics education in schools, colleges, and universities.

Family Math
Family Math is a program developed by EQUALS, at Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkeley, California. The goal of FAMILY MATH is to encourage underrepresented groups (especially girls and minority students) to enter careers that use mathematics. FAMILY MATH is, of course, family-based.

Fermi Questions
Fermi questions emphasize estimation, numerical reasoning, communicating in mathematics, and questioning skills. Students often believe that "word problems" have one exact answer and that the answer is derived in a unique manner. Fermi questions encourage multiple approaches, emphasize process rather than "the answer", and promote non-traditional problem solving strategies.

Figure This!
Math challenges for families.

Florida Atlantic University - Teacher Enhancement Project

The Formula For Success - A Business Leader's Guide to Supporting Math and Science Achievement
This guide offers strategies for how businesses can work with schools to improve math and science achievement.

Freudenthal Institute
The Feudenthal Institute was founded (under the name IOWO) in 1971 and at present forms part of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Utrecht University. The Fi is also part of the Center for Science and Mathematics Education. The Fi is internationally renowned as an institute for the development of mathematics and computer science education. Research projects, conducted by the Fi for the Netherlands Department of Education, have resulted in the implementation of new curricula for secondary education. New curricula for primary education were influenced and developed by the institute in a more informal manner.

Function is a mathematics refereed journal addressed principally to students in the upper years of secondary schools, and more generally to anyone who is interested in mathematics.

Games Pages from the Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching at the University of Exeter
Pages concerning games for the mathematics classroom; on mathematical games, their rationale and ways of using them in the classroom.

Genesee Area Mathematics/Science/Technology Center
The Genesee Area Mathematics/Science/Technology Center seeks to harness community resources for supporting the dedicated parents, students, and educators. GAMSTC seeks to provide these resources so that all learners will excel in and seek career pathways in mathematics, science, and technology.

GirlTECH '95
GirlTECH `95 was an innovative four-week teacher training program at The Rice School/La Escuela Rice. During this program, twenty teachers were given intensive training in developing and presenting materials related to gender equity and computer technology. One of the features of this site is a collection of lesson plans.

Glenn T. Seaborg Center for Teaching and Learning Science and Mathematics

Global Schoolhouse
The Global Schoolhouse is a project funded in part by the National Science Foundation and supported by many local and national businesses. The project consists of connecting schools and students nationally and internationally using the Internet and modeling classroom applications of Internet tools and resources. Collaborative research is conducted between the schools and students interact via using a variety of Internet tools including live video conferences using Macintosh and (80386/80486 based) personal computers.

Gomath is an internet site oriented to help high school students (10 - 12th grades) of all levels with math skills. Our specially designed programs offer an interactive guide through a course and help students build up math skills as well as confidence. Here at GoMath.COM we are trying to create the most dynamic and useful math site on the Web. Our features are designed to empower students with math skills and to allow teachers, parents, and students to significantly improving mathematics and science education in elementary and secondary schools in America.

Helping Your Child Learn Math
This article by Patsy F. Kanter contains activities for children aged 5 through 13.

Honest Open Logical Debate (HOLD) on math reform

Houghton Mifflin Mathematics Center
The Houghton Mifflin Math Center contains math resources for teachers, students and parents. Included, for example, is a bibliography for experiences of math through literature for students in grades K-2, brain teasers for grades 3 and above, a parent handbook for helping your child understand mathematics and many math links.

Hrothgar Project
The Hrothgar Project is an effort started by the Center for Advanced Computing Research (CACR) at Caltech to explore the utility of high end (university research caliber) computers within high school curricula.

The Hub - Regional Alliance for Mathematics and Science Education
The Hub is an Internetworked resource for mathematics and science education funded by the Eisenhower Regional Consortia and operated by TERC on behalf of the Regional Alliance for Mathematics and Science Education Reform. The Hub provides services that can help you to publish reports, curricula, projects in progress, requests for proposals. The Hub is also an important educational resource. The Hub publish newsletters, curriculum materials, and software in support of the greater educational community as well as provide references to valuable information from across the internet.

Institute for Technology in Mathematics
The Institute for Technology in Mathematics has been a pilot program under the New Jersey Department of Higher Education with two major objectives: to initiate curriculum transformation at the secondary level in mathematics by using technology and to prepare a cadre of teachers who would serve as leaders and resource people in their school district in providing encouragement and technical assistance to their colleagues. Check out their Lesson Plans for the Geometer's Sketchpad.

INSTRUCT - Implementing the NCTM School Teaching Recommendations Using Collaborative Telecommunications
INSTRUCT is intended to provide online teacher professional development for planning, instruction and assessment of your mathematics classes.

Integrated Math Tools Project
Integrated Math Tools Project is a joint effort of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and the Technical Educational Research Center, Cambridge, MA, on a project to revamp the teaching of mathematics in grades K-6. This project involves the development of curriculum to support mathematics as captured by the NCTM standards of 1989. The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's part in the project is to develop a series of software "tools" for use by teachers and students in the new curriculum.

Integrated Resource Packages - British Columbia
Curriculum materials for

The Interactive Mathematics Program
The Interactive Mathematics Program (IMP) is a four-year, problem based mathematics curriculum for high schools. IMP is designed to meet the needs of both college-bound and non-college-bound students. The fundamental principles of IMP reflect major changes currently taking place in mathematics education. National reports issued by experts and professional organizations recognize that existing ways of teaching mathematics are inadequate in meeting the needs of today's public school students.

Internet Resources in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education
This page organized by the Office for Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign contains a well-organized collection of links to resources on the Internet.

Introduction to Math and Spreadsheets

K­12 Mathematics Curriculum Center
The K­12 Mathematics Curriculum Center's mission is to support school districts as they build an effective mathematics education program using curriculum materials developed in response to the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics' Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics.

Kansas Outreach School in Mathematics (KOSM)
The school's goal is to help students to excel in mathematics. It enrolls students primarily from eighth through tenth grade, although students of other grades may also be admitted. The Outreach School does not substitute for the standard school curriculum, but rather assists middle and high school students and teachers in improving and enhancing the available mathematics education.

Kassel Project from the Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching at the University of Exeter
The main aim of this project is to carry out research into the teaching and learning of Mathematics in different countries, and ultimately to make recommendations about good practice in helping pupils acheive their mathematical potential. The project has grown out of collaborative work between the Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching (CIMT) at the School of Education, University of Exeter in England, and the Mathematics Education Group at Kassel University in Germany. Our initial interest was centred on finding appropriate ways to use applications in the teaching of Mathematics, but this has now widened to encompass all major strands of Mathematics teaching in secondary schools.

Kids Web - Mathematics Page
The Mathematics Page of the Kids Web is a collection of sites which are very simple to navigate and contain information about mathematics of interest to K-12 students.

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), managed by the University of California for the U.S. Department of Energy, has achieved 40 years of excellence in creating and applying science and technology to meet vital national needs. Included on this server is information of LLNL's participation in science and math education and, in particular, information on the Math Learning Center at Livermore High School.

Learning through Collaborative Visualization

The Lockheed Martin/UCF Academy for Mathematics and Science
The Lockheed Martin/UCF Academy for Mathematics and Science is dedicated to systemic improvement of mathematics and science teaching and learning in the K-8 schools of Central Florida. The Academy design is consistent with national curriculum, instruction, assessment and teacher preparation standards. Moreover, the Academy is committed to the creation of a network of school-based leadership in mathematics and science education as well as to the support of all teachers in their efforts to enhance the quality of mathematics and science education.

Marketplace - The UNL Center for Science, Mathematics and Computer Education

MARS - Mathematics Assessment Resource Service
The Mathematics Assessment Resource Service, works with districts and states on performance assessment design and implementation, and on professional development for designers and teachers. The aim is to help the local leadership develop local capability to meet local needs.

Materials World Modules
The Materials World Modules (MWM) is a National Science Foundation funded project to produce a series of interdisciplinary educational modules centered on aspects of materials science. The modules themselves are a collaboration among materials science researchers, educational researchers, and high school science and mathematics teachers. The modules are intended for use in high school science and math classrooms. Some of the modules are also suitable for use in junior high settings.

Math Homework Help
In addition to providing homework help for a fee, this site has a math dictionary, a list of various formulas for high school mathematics including trig identities, geometry formulas, postulates, and theorems and practice problems from algebra.

Math League
The Math League is dedicated to bringing challenging mathematics materials to students. The Math League specializes in math contests, books, and computer software designed to stimulate interest and confidence in mathematics for students from the 4th grade through high school. Over 1 million students participate in Math League contests each year.

Math and Science Course Bulletin
A publication of courses, workshops, conferences, and awards as well as specialized in-service offerings in and out of Washington State which are of particular interest to teachers of math and science in Washington.

Math & Science Pavilion
The Mathematics & Science Pavilion of Virginia Public Education Network provides an opportunity for you to explore the wealth of mathematics and science resources (projects, lesson plans, images, calculator activities). It is part of the Electronic Academical Village, a storehouse for information on academic subjects studied in schools. Please feel at home and enjoy this treasure house compiled together by the math, science, and technology educators of Virginia!

Math Central
Math Central is site for K-12 mathematics students and teachers. It is a facility at the University of Regina Department of Mathematics and Statistics and is maintained by mathematics and education students and faculty. Math Central is designed to aid in the implementation and maintenance of the new mathematics curriculum in Saskatchewan.

Math Forum
Formerly called the Geometry Forum, the Math Forum has as its goal to build a community that can be a center for all who have an interest in mathematics education. They work towards this goal in several ways: hosting of newsgroups, organizing a collection of links to various mathematics resources, and involvement with the development and evaluation of Internet math materials.

Math Teacher Link
Math Link is a new website based at the University of Illinois that is designed to deliver professional development opportunities and classroom resources to teachers of mathematics, statistics and related subjects at the high school and lower division college levels.

Math Projects for Science Fairs
Katherine Heinrich the Canadian Math Society (CMS) President (1996-98) has put together a list of possible math projects for science fairs.

Math Talk
Math is meant to be talked about. Interesting problems are meant to be shared. One person's solution to a problem should be critically reviewed by another. The student body of the Maine School of Science and Mathematics is proud to present Math Talk , a journal written by high school mathematicians for high school mathematicians.

Math Vantage
Math Vantage is a series of videotapes and print materials that brings middle level mathematics to life. The videotapes produced for the Nebraska Math and Science Initiative project by the Nebraska Educational Television Network are high-energy, fast-paced presentations illustrating key math concepts and applications. The target audience is grades 6-9, but much of the material is applicable for other grades as well.

Mathematical Digest
Mathematical Digest is a quarterly magazine for high school pupils in South and Southern Africa.

Mathematical Education on Merseyside
Mathematical Education on Merseyside is a Registered Charity dedicated to the enjoyment of mathematics. The aim is to being together in common projects everyone concerned with the lively development of mathematics in secondary schools of every type in and around Merseyside.

Mathematical Experience Through Image Processing
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics has identified a number of features that the grade 5-8 curriculum should include in order to help motivate students to stay interested in math. The goal of the METIP project is to use digital image processing to help meet these objectives. In particular they have developed applications that run on 386/486/Pentium based PC's under Microsoft Windows that allow students to manipulate digitized images of their choice. Teachers aid in learning by discussing the concepts students have explored on the computer. The METIP Project currently has a number of programs that allow students to explore mathematics with image processing.

Mathematical Mayhem
Mathematical Mayhem is a non-profit mathematical journal written by and for high school and undergraduate university students.

Mathematically Correct
This web site is devoted to the concerns raised by parents and scientists about the invasion of our schools by the New-New Math and the need to restore basic skills to math education.

Mathematics and Science Center
The Mathematics & Science Center is a unique educational partnership in central Virginia. Students teachers and parents are challenged after school hours by innovative programs. Weekday programs in mathematics, science, and emerging technologies enrich the student's classroom work.

Mathematics and Science Teaching (MAST) Center
The MAST Center at the University of Northern Colorado is committed to equitable and systemic reform in the teaching and learning of science, mathematics, and technology in elementary, middle, and secondary schools, colleges, and univerisity. MAST Center's Activites include the CONNECT project, MAST Hotline, RMTEC, and the Colorado's U S WEST Teacher Network. The MAST Center has over 20 activities that are focused on pre-service and inservice instruction for mathematics and science teachers.

Mathematics Education Partnership Program
The Mathematics Education Partnership Program (MEPP) is a National Security Agency outreach program to promote mathematics and science education. Working within the Office of the NSA Chief Scientist, the MEPP staff coordinates the activities of hundreds of Agency volunteers. Much effort is concentrated on helping local area schools through three main programs.

Mathematics Glossary - Middle Years
The definitions included here are those that are used in the Saskatchewan Education document "Mathematics 6-9: A Curriculum Guide for the Middle Level". Various mathematics dictionaries may have different definitions. These definitions are designed to be meaningful to middle level mathematics teachers. A French version is also available.

Mathematics in Context
Mathematics in Context (MiC) is an NSF-funded, comprehensive middle-school mathematics curriculum for grades 5-8 that reflects the philosophy and pedagogy of the NCTM standards. Each of the 40 units consists of mathematical tasks and problems embedded in real-life contexts that are designed to stimulate mathematical thinking and promote discussion among students. Students explore mathematical relationships; develop and explain their reasoning and informal strategies used to solve each problem; how and when to use technology, such as graphing calculators, and to listen to, understand, and value each other's strategies.

The Mathematics Learning Forums
Become a part of a growing, nationwide community of educators interested in mathematics reform and the standards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). The Mathematics Learning Forums provide a unique experience for elementary and middle school teachers to reflect on and refine their mathematics teaching practices through on-line seminars.

Mathematics Problem Solving Task Centres
This site has been designed to assist teachers and students who use Task Centres. The aims for the A.C.T.(Mathematics Task) Centre are to give students a successful mathematical experience, to develop problem-solving strategies within the students and to encourage teachers to use concrete materials to teach mathematics with students above Year 3.

Mathématique du secondaire
This page contains suggestions by Xavier Hubaut, Professor at the Free University of Brussels, for additional topics to be used in secondary mathematics which are aesthetic, applicable or amusing. Topics include projective geometry, conic sections, polyhedra, complex numbers, Escher, and applications.

Mathland is an innovative K-6 mathematics program from Creative Publications.

Mathmagic is a K-12 telecommunications project developed in El Paso, Texas. It provides strong motivation for students to use computer technology while increasing problem-solving strategies and communications skills. MathMagic posts challenges in each of four categories (k-3, 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12) to trigger each registered team to pair up with another team and engage in a problem-solving dialog. When an agreement has been reached, one solution is posted for every pair.

Publisher of books and videotapes; Don's Materials.

MathMol - Mathematics and Molecules K-12
MathMol is being developed at the NYU/ACF Scientific Visualization Center with assistance from the NYU Collaborative for Excellence in Teacher Preparation, District 2 in Manhattan and the YMCA Beacon Technology Center. The purpose of MathMol is to provide the K-12 educational community with information and materials dealing with the rapidly growing fields of molecular modeling and 3-D visualization. As the program gains momentum, databases and activities will be posted for educational use. Many activities will permit students to work interactively with molecular and mathematical images. Pages will be updated as information and activities are developed.

MathNerds is a free service offering assistance in many areas of mathematics.

The MathScape: Seeing and Thinking Mathematically Curriculum Center is a national center whose mission is to support schools and districts using the MathScape: Seeing and Thinking Mathematically curriculum.

MathsNet is a collection of WWW pages about mathematics education, information technology and the Internet. You will find resources here on using information technology tools in school or college with students - and some straightforward "sums" too. Besides pages on logo, spreadsheets and graphs, there are also pages dedicated to users of specific educational software like WinLogo, Excel and Omnigraph. There are animations, puzzles and articles, and the inevitable list of links to other good sites. The age range covered at present is mainly 11-16, thus including secondary school (UK), though many materials are suitable for younger pupils too.

MEPP - Mathematics Education Partnership Program
The Mathematics Education Partnership Program (MEPP) is a National Security Agency outreach program to promote mathematics and science education.

MegaMath - Los Alamos National Laboratory
The MegaMath project is intended to bring unusual and important mathematical ideas to elementary school classrooms so that young people and their teachers can think about them together.

MESA - Mathematics, Engineering, Scientific Achievement
MESA, one of the country's oldest and most successful educational programs to assist disadvantaged and underrepresented students become math and science professionals. A program of the University of California, MESA works with over 21,000 students throughout California from elementary through university levels. MESA is funded by the state legislature, corporate contributions, and grants. MESA four components programs---the MESA Schools Program (MSP), Success Through Collaboration (STC), MESA California Community College Program (MESA CCCP) and MESA Engineering Program (MEP)---provide academic advising, group study, career exploration, parent involvement, and other services for students.

Metropolitan Mathematics Club of Chicago

Michigan Gateways
Michigan Gateways: The Television Program for Teachers of Mathematics and Science is a television series aimed at helping K-12 educators open gateways to mathematics and science for their students. The award winning Michigan Gateways series also appeals to everyone who is concerned about how math and science education evolve as our children prepare for success in the 21st century. Michigan Gateways is broadcast by satellite and offered on Michigan's public broadcasting stations on varying schedules.

Mid-Atlantic Eisenhower Consortium for Mathematics and Science Education
This site is designed primarily to support mathematics and science educators and reform efforts in the region, but the content should appeal to and benefit educators across the nation. The site's content focuses on six priorities: Equity Issues; Informal Education; Public Outreach; and Curriculum, Standards, & Assessment.

Mu Alpha Theta
Mu Alpha Theta was formed to engender keener interest in mathematics, to develop sound scholarship in the subject and promote enjoyment of mathematics among high school and junior college students.

NASA Langley Research Center's HPCC K-12 Program
The HPCC (High Performance Computing and Communications) K-12 education program developed at NASA Langley is a pilot program which focuses on enhancing the science and mathematics curriculum by transferring NASA's computational technology to the primary and secondary education area. This includes Internet access for K-12 students and teachers. The objectives of the program are: Investigate the integration of computational science in the K-12 education area. Use NASA Langley researchers to train teachers in the use of workstations, software, and networking. Investigate and develop low cost networking models with full internet access. Make available to other schools/agencies the successes and failures of the program.

National Alliance of State Science and Mathematics Coalitions
NASSMC advocates the establishment and growth of state coalitions. It provides assistance and support in establishing coalitions, coordinates coalition activities nationally, links its member coalitions to state-level networks of other national organizations, and leverages human and financial resources.

National Center for Improving Student Learning and Achievement in Mathematics and Science (NCISLA)
The mission of the National Center for Improving Student Learning and Achievement in Mathematics and Science (NCISLA) is to craft, implement in schools, and validate a set of principles for the design of classrooms that promote understanding in both mathematics and science.

National Center for Research in Mathematical Sciences Education
Most of the work of the National Center for Research in Mathematical Sciences Education (NCRMSE) is represented in the Annotated Bibliography available at this site.

National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), founded in 1944 and headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, is the largest organization in the world committed to the improvement of science education at all levels -- preschool through college. NSTA's current membership of nearly 50,000 includes science teachers, science supervisors, administrators, scientists, business and industry representatives, and others involved in science education. Of particular interest to math teachers are Quantum which is a lively, handsomely illustrated bimonthly magazine of math and science and their collection of Science, Math, and Teaching resources on the net.

NCTM - National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Founded in 1920 as a not-for-profit professional and educational association, NCTM is the largest organization dedicated to the improvement of mathematics education and to meeting the needs of teachers of mathematics.

Networking Infrastructure for Education - National Center for Supercomputing Applications
The National Science Foundation, through the Networking Infrastructure for Education (NIE) program, seeks to explore the impact of networks on school communities. We describe here one such effort, a supplement to an on-going effort NSF-funded activity of the Education Group of the National Center for Supercomputing Applications based on educational affiliations as a mechanism to introduce and support computational science in the K-12 curriculum.

The New Jersey Mathematics Coalition Home Page
The New Jersey Mathematics Coalition was created to facilitate and encourage improvement in the teaching and learning of mathematics as recommended in national reports including the Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics and Professional Standards for Teaching Mathematics of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, collectively referred to as the Standards, and Everybody Counts and Counting on You of the Mathematical Sciences Education Board and the Board on Mathematical Sciences,

North Carolina - Mathematics Curriculum Matrix

The Northern Ireland Mathematics Forum
This site contains material produced in Northern Ireland which should be of interest to mathematics teachers at secondary level and those who train them. Included are Graphic Calculator Resources and Hypotenuse which is the Northern Ireland Mathematics Teachers' Journal.

Northwest Math Interaction
The Northwest Math Interaction (NWMI) is an effort of the Continuing Outreach Program of the IAS /Park City Mathematics Institute. The PCMI sponsors a summer institute in Park City, Utah for teachers, university mathematicians and undergraduates. The NWMI is made up of Puget Sound secondary teachers who have completed the two-year geometry program at Park City and who are introducing new ways of teaching geometry in the classroom.

NRICH Maths - the Online Maths Club
NRICH provides extracurricular mathematics for young people and ideas to help teachers run maths clubs. NRICH is about enjoying maths and working with other people on challenging problems.

NSF Sponsored Summer Workshop for Secondary School Teachers

Ontario Mathematics Gazette
Ontario Mathematics Gazette is the major periodical for mathematics education in Ontario. Interesting, relevant articles are written by some of the most outstanding mathematicians and educators in Ontario and North America.

Ontario Science Centre
The Educational Programs section at the Ontario Science Centre, "your partner in math, science and technology education", is offers quality programs and workshops which have been presented to millions of students and teachers since their opening in 1969.

OSU Math Ed Center k-12 Resources

PALMS - Partnerships Advancing Learning in Math and Science
PALMS will be the vanguard of education reform in Massachusetts.

PBS MATHLINE is the first discipline-based educational service the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) offers on its new telecommunications highway. Combining computing and telecommunications technologies, public television is creating an information highway on which there will be much more than the traditional broadcast programs usually associated with television. With electronic communication via PBS Online, public television's new computer network, PBS will be offering interactive data services in addition to interactive video and voice services for education. As an umbrella service for students, teachers, parents, policymakers, and the public, PBS MATHLINE will support the nation in pursuit of its national education goal to be first in the world in mathematics achievement. PBS MATHLINE services are based on the mathematics standards set by the the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and endorsed by the National Education Goals Panel.

Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Sciences
The Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Sciences (PGSS) first opened at Carnegie Mellon University in the summer of 1982. This rigorous five-week summer program was established to provide talented Pennsylvania high school students with enrichment experiences in the sciences and mathematics and to encourage them to pursue careers in science and technology.

Plane Math
This Instructional Design Document was generated as part of InfoUse's project entitled "An Internet-Based Curriculum on Math and Aeronautics for Children with Physical Disabilities" which was funded through a cooperative agreement with NASA. The stated mission of this project is "To stimulate and motivate students with physical disabilities in grades 4-7 to pursue aeronautics-related careers via the development and delivery of accessible math education materials on the Internet."

Project MATHEMATICS! produces videotape-and-workbook modules that explore basic topics in high school mathematics in ways that cannot be done at the chalkboard or in a textbook. The goal of the project is to attract young people to mathematics through high-quality instructional modules that show mathematics to be understandable, exciting, and eminently worthwhile.

Project Skymath
The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) has received funding from the National Science Foundation to prepare a middle school mathematics module incorporating real-time weather data. The goal of the pilot project is to demonstrate that acquiring and using current environmental and real-time weather data in middle school classrooms, in ways that embrace the dynamic and the uncertain natures of these data, will promote the teaching and learning of significant mathematics, consistent with the standards set by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

The purpose of ProMath is to give Lexington area high school students an opportunity to work on interesting, challenging mathematical problems and to develop their problem solving skills and taste for individual work in Mathematics. The organizers of ProMath believe that working on non-standard problems is the best (maybe the only) way to understand the true nature of Mathematics and would like to share this belief with high school students and with the community at large. They hope to be able to identify and encourage young mathematical talent.

PUMP - Pittsburgh Urban Mathematics Project
The PUMP (Pittsburgh Urban Mathematics Project) Algebra Project is a collaboration between members of the Anderson Research Group and a group of teachers in the Pittsburgh Public Schools. It is an attempt to make high school Algebra accessible to all students through the use of situational curriculum materials and an intelligent computer based tutoring system.

Quandaries and Queries
Have any nagging math problems you can't solve, or just curious about something? Ask us! We'll try to solve your problem and return an answer to you. Questions and answers are also stored in a data base that you can examine either through a table of contents (arranged by level and topic), or through a search.

Quantum is a lively, handsomely illustrated bimonthly magazine of math and science (primarily physics). In addition to its feature articles, Quantum's departments include At the Blackboard (the beauty and usefulness of equations), In the Lab (hands-on science), Toy Store (mathematical amusements), Kaleidoscope (a collection of snippets designed to consolidate your grasp of a given topic), How Do You Figure? (challenging problems in physics and math), Brainteasers (fun problems requiring a minimum of math background), Looking Back (biographical and historical pieces), and Gallery Q (an exploration of links between art and science).

Resources for Math Teachers
Resources include guides to using journals, algebra tiles, math bags, transformational geometry, and unit plans.

The Role of Story Problems in Transition from Arithmetic to Algebra
The purpose of this project is to provide ourselves and others with electronic access to a large collection of story problems from as many cultures and historical periods as possible.

SAMI - Science and Math Initiatives
SAMI is a clearing house of resources, funding, and curriculum for rural math and science teachers.

Saxon Publishers, Inc.
Saxon Publishers publish educational textbooks and other teaching materials for the primary and secondary education markets (Grades K-12) as well as for the home study market. Their goal is to develop a web site that can be used as a means of communication between themselves and members of the Internet community as well as a forum for the exchange of ideas, techniques, and methods for improving education in America.

School Science and Mathematics Association
The School Science and Mathematics Association is dedicated to improving instruction at all levels in and between science and mathematics by providing leadership in the field. Its primary work and publications address the needs of all of those involved in the science and mathematics teaching and learning processes.

SciMathMN is a partnership of education, business and government pursuing statewide improvement in the teaching and learning of K-12 mathematics and science.

Science and Mathematics Consortium for Northwest Schools
The Science and Mathematics Consortium for Northwest Schools is one of the ten "Regional Eisenhower Consortia" established by Congress and administered by the U.S. Department of Education. We intend this web site to be used by teachers and other educators to: 1) access information and resources that may be time-consuming to find elsewhere; and 2) enhance their ability to teach mathematics and science.

Secondary Mathematics Assessment Database
This Web site in Queensland, Australia provides an opportunity for secondary maths teachers to share quality assessment items. The emphasis is on non-traditional assessment, though you will find innovative traditional exam questions here also.

The Shodor Education Foundation, Inc.
The Shodor Education Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit education and research corporation dedicated to reform and improvement of mathematics and science education by appropriate incorporation of computational and communication technologies. Beginning in 1989 as the Shodor Education Trust, and since its incorporation as a public 501(c)(3) foundation, the focus has been to identify specific needs in the education reform movement that can be addressed by modeling and simulation technologies.

Show-Me Center
The Show-Me Center, in partnership with five NSF-sponsored middle grades curriculum development satellites (University of Wisconsin, Michigan State University, University of Montana, Institute for Research on Learning, Educational Development Center) and publishers (Dale Seymour Publications, Creative Publications, and McDougal-Littel) provides information and resources needed to support selection and implementation of standards-based middle grades mathematic curricula.

Six through Eight Mathematics (STEM) Project
The Six Through Eight Mathematics (STEM) project is a mathematics curriculum project for grades 6-8 located at the University of Montana in Missoula, Montana. STEM is developing a national level curriculum to be used by all students. It will include a complete set of student, teacher, and assessment materials. The materials are being developed over a 60-month period and are scheduled for commercial publication for the school year 1997-98.

Skymath National Weather Report Module
This is an overview of a unit in which students produce a national weather report and a report on their understanding of the phenomena under study. It is a highly condensed description. This unit focuses on the display and making sense of numerical and graphical data, discerning patterns, making conjectures based on the analysis of data, and the analysis of data sets with more than one variable. It introduces some fundamental concepts of statistics and a variety of statistical formats for displaying data. It builds extensively on measurement skills and the use of scales and symbol systems and provides opportunities for computation and use of calculators. Throughout the unit, students are engaged in mathematical reasoning, problem-solving, and communicating about mathematics.

SMART -- Science and Mathematics Advancement and Resources for Teachers
SMART -- Science and Mathematics Advancement and Resources for Teachers is an initiative of the Los Angeles Educational Partnership. The 1994-95 SMART Catalog places hundreds of enriching professional development opportunities and resources at your fingertips. Its goal is to empower you to raise your students' level of mathematics and science achievement by enhancing your own knowledge and skills.

Solve It
The University of Delaware is offering a middle grades mathematics problem solving program. Students entering grades four through eight in the fall of 1998 will have an opportunity to work on interesting and challenging problems by responding to materials sent to them through the school year.

Stepping Stones to Mathematical Modeling
The purpose of this site is to facilitate the teaching and learning of mathematical modeling in secondary school mathematics classes.

System Dynamics in Education Project
The goal of the System Dynamics in Education Project is to develop classroom projects, complete with modeling software examples when applicable, that might assist a teacher and the students in making the educational challenge easier and more meaningful.

Teacher Talk
Teacher Talk is an electronic mailing list for the use of K-12 Saskatchewan mathematics teachers. It is intended for open discussion in the teaching of mathematics, with topics as wide ranging as the participants wish.

Teachers Using Technology in Mathematics

The purpose of the Teachers Using Technology in Mathematics project is to help teachers use multimedia-based technologies and existing software to improve their teaching. The overarching goal is to improve student learning and motivations through the appropriate use of multimedia in connection with lessons that center on big ideas in mathematics and the application of these ideas in other subject areas, especially art. To achieve this goal the University of Iowa, Cedar Rapids schools and Iowa City schools have joined together in a working partnership.

Teaching Mathematics and Its Applications

This IMA journal provides interesting and stimulating material which is of practical use in the teaching of mathematics in secondary education, and includes a micromaths section which deals with different aspects of the role played by the microcomputer in mathematics teaching.

Technology And Mathematics Education (TAME) Forum
The principal aim of the TAME Forum is to develop and support a network of mathematics educators at primary and secondary schools in their attempts to incorporate technology assisted approaches to mathematics teaching and learning. This support will extend to providing the following services: moderate an electronic forum (newsgroup) for mathematics educators to share ideas, problems and sample materials relevant to the TAME theme; maintain/support a collection of low cost software suitable for schools; information about projects currently in progress relevant to the TAME theme; provide links to other WEB resources of value to mathematics educators in schools.

Technology Tools for Secondary School mathematics
Course materials developed by Roger Day at Illinois State University.

Technology Tools for Science and Mathematics Learning
Technology Tools for Science and Mathematics Learning is a statewide inservice professional development program in advanced learning technologies for science and mathematics teachers, grades 3-12.

Tennessee State Frameworks

TERC is a nonprofit research and development organization committed to improving mathematics and science learning and teaching.

Test Masters Study Guides
Test Masters Study Guides are for state assessment exams and are organized by states.

Texas Statewide Systemic Initiative
Resources for strenghtening mathematics, science and technology education in local communities.

TIMSS - Third International Mathematics and Science Study
With data on half a million students from 41 countries, the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) is the largest, most comprehensive, and most rigorous international study of schools and students ever. The report, Pusuing Excellence, is a synthesis of initial findings from TIMSS on the U.S. eighth grade mathematics and science education, providing a comparative picture of education in the United States and the world that sheds new light on education in the U.S. through the prism of other countries. Also available for study are findings and sample lessons from the TIMSS Videotape Classroom report of 8th grade mathematics with Germany, Japan, and the U.S.

Tools for Understanding
This site is intended for educators who teach mathematics and are interested in integrating common technologies into their daily instruction. Our target audience includes intermediate and middle-grade teachers (particularly those who teach remedial math classes) and secondary special educators. While much of this site focuses on mathematics, there are a number of lessons and activities that are intended to blend mathematics with writing and make use of mathematical reasoning in other content areas such as social studies.

TSM: Technology for Secondary Mathematics
TSM is an activity based at Oundle School designed to promote a better understanding of the use of technology in the teaching of mathematics at secondary level. The main software and hardware providers are involved, together with a team of experienced tutors.

U.S. Department of Education
This WWW server is provided under the auspices of the U.S. Department of Education's (ED) Institutional Communications Network (INet) project, managed and operated by the Education Information Resources Division of the Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI/EIRD). Contains a list of educational resources available on the Internet.

University of California, Irvine, K-16 SCIENCE EDUCATION - Mathematics Page
This page contains a number of links to sites which provide information of use to the K-16 mathematics teachers. This is part of a project which opproximately 100 K-12 teachers, representing more than 90 schools in Orange County, California, will be contributing for the benefit of all teachers. These teachers will be evaluating the science resources on the network according to their applicability in the classroom as they are sorted via criteria listed in the California Science Framework.

University of Hawaii, Math Dept., Curriculum Research and Development Group
The Curriculum Research & Development Group is the organized research unit in the University of Hawaii that gives attention to the functions of elementary and secondary education in Hawaii and elsewhere in the University's service area. The CRDG has a permanent staff of educators and contest scholars, plus a number of associated, part-time scholars from this and other universities. Its function is to examine the total scholarship of the universe of knowledge and to adapt selected parts of it for use in elementary and secondary schools. This page is from the Mathematics Department of the CRDG and contains information about the Hawaii Algebra Learning Project and Geometry Learning Project.

University of Toronto Mathematics Network
Sponsored by the Mathematical Sciences Departments at the University of Toronto: Department of Computer Science, Department of Mathematics, Department of Statistics, and others, the Network is designed to encourage active, hands-on participation in mathematics, provide a forum for communication and mathematical discussion, and provide exposure to active mathematics in many diverse fields.

Vermont State Mathematics Coalition
The Vermont State Mathematics Coalition will be a resource throughout the state for schools, parents, businesses and government.

Virginia Mathematics and Science Coalition
The Virginia Mathematics and Science Coalition is an alliance of leaders of the education, corporate, and public policy sectors, working together to revitalize mathematics and science education, pre-kindergarten through graduate school.

Virginia Public Schools - Mathematics Standards of Learning

Voluntary National Tests
President Clinton proposed in his State of the Union Address on February 4, 1997, a voluntary, annual reading test in English at grade 4 and a math test at grade 8. These tests will, for the first time in history, provide parents and teachers with information about how their students are progressing compared to other states, the nation, and other countries.

Everyday here at WaterStreet we turn America's children into quick-figuring, logic-loving, problem solving math marvels. We promote the use of Cuisenaire rods and other math manipulatives, for better calculation and problem solving skills, and learning that lasts.

Wonderful Ideas
Wonderful Ideas is a newsletter featuring math activities, lessons, and games for teaching, learning, and enjoying mathematics. At the site, there is a collection of activities and problems for teachers and students to print out for their use.

Word Problems For Kids
This Web Site contains word problems for students and teachers. The problems are classified into grade levels from Grade 5 to Grade 12. THIS IS NOT A TEST, but a set of carefully selected problems which can help you improve your problem solving skills.

The World-Wide Web Virtual Library: Educational Technology
This is a long list of links to various sites related to Eduactional Technology which is maintained by TECFA ("Technologies de Formation et Apprentissage"), a teaching and research unit within the School of Psychology and Education (Faculte de psychologie et des sciences de l'education), University of Geneva.

Zimaths is an electronic journal which would educate Zimbabwean schoolkids about the virtues of real maths, as opposed to the spiceless variety taught in most schools.

Acknowledgments: Many of the descriptions of the sites given above are taken or abstracted from information provided by the sites.