Mathematics & Science Education Resources on the Web
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Professional Organizations
- National Council of Teachers of
Mathematics (NCTM) ( http://www.nctm.org )
Contains information on this important professional society for
teachers of mathematics - its work, conferences, how to join...
Click on the four corners: Teachers, Parents, Leaders and
Researchers for valuable resources. Don't forget to access
Standards 2000 (Principles and Standards for School
Mathematics.
- National Council of
Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM) ( http://mathforum.org/ncsm/
)
Contains information on this important professional society for
mathematics education leaders - its work, conferences, how to
join... Be sure to click on the Position papers button to find
resources that can be used as vehicles for important dialogues
among teachers, supervisors, mathematics leaders and the
public.
- California Mathematics
Council (CMC) ( http://cmc-math.org/ )
California Mathematics Council is a professional organization that
promotes mathematics education by fostering excellence and
leadership in mathematics teaching, curriculum and instruction
- National Science Teachers
Association ( http://www.nsta.org/ )
Professional society for science teachers pre-K to 12. Click on
the publications to become acquainted and check out the On-line
Resources in mathematics and science.
- Computer Using Educators
(CUE) ( http://www.cue.org/ )
An excellent professional organization whose goal is to promote
and develop instructional uses of
technology in all disciplines and at all educational levels from
preschool through college. It has an active current membership of
over 11,000 educational professionals. Check it out.
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National & State Standards
and Frameworks
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Teaching/Learning Resources
- Academy of Natural Sciences
of Philadelphia ( http://www.acnatsci.org/ )
There are very nice virtual exhibits that your students can visit
and teacher resources too!
Be sue to take a look at the Dinasaur exhibit -- and the one on
butterflies.
- The California Academy of
Sciences ( http://www.calacademy.org/ )
Check out the exhibits on the Pacific currents and earthquakes --
very nice.
- SciTech Science and
Technology Interactive Center ( http://scitech.mus.il.us/
)
Among the interesting exhibits is the Physics of Aquatic
Animals.
- The Math Forum (
http://mathforum.org/teachers )
The Math Forum, is a virtual center for mathematics education on
the internet. The section you will see is the Teachers' Place. It
has lots of resources for both teachers and students. If you don't
have software to get on the internet, they include some
software
for accessing the internet..
- Duke
University Web Feats(
http://www.math.duke.edu/education/webfeatsII/WebFeatsII.html)
Duke University and the U.S. Military Academy offer workshops to
high school teachers interested in creating classroom materials
from existing and new web-based components. This site shows the
products of these workshops. Great resources for secondary
mathematics.
- Teachnet.com (
http://www.teachnet.com )
An interesting site filled with lessons and projects that are
worth considering.
- Kathy
Schrock's Guide for Educators (
http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide/ )
This site has more resources than you probably have time to
access. It's a great site.
- CSUN
Educational Resources (
http://www.csun.edu/~vceed009/math.html / )
Dr. Vicki Sharp's selection of curriculum resources. There are
some problems with some of the url's, but it's worthwhile to visit
if you have time to browse.
- Blue
Web'N ( http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/bluewebn/ )
Blue Web'n is a searchable database of outstanding Internet
learning sites categorized by subject area, audience, and type
(lessons, activities, projects, resources, references, &
tools). There is a review process of the materials chosen to
include on this site.
- SCORE (
http://www.kings.k12.ca.us/ )
The Schools of California on-line Resources for Education site has
many useful teaching resources in mathematics, science and other
curricular areas.
- Classroom Connect (
http://www.classroom.com/ )
This site includes links to information on K-12 Resources. Check
out the A+GRADES section
- Community Learning Network
(http://www.cln.org )
Great links to lots of valuable resources across the
curriculum
- Education
Sites on the Web (
http://www.umanitoba.ca:80/edlab/education.html )
Developed by the University of Manitoba. Among the links is one to
interesting HyperStudio sites.
- Educator's Web
Guide ( http://place.scholastic.com )
This Scholastic Co. site includes links to information on how the
world wide web works as well as how it is used in elementary and
secondary schools. You can visit its "100+ Terrific Web Sites." Be
aware this takes time to browse; hours can pass by easily.
- 21st
Century Problem Solving (
http://www2.hawaii.edu/suremath/home.html )
If you ignore the advertising, this site is very useful. It
includes some interesting problems and a heuristic for solving
them, based on the author's view of the problems
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Research Resources
- Research
Syntheses ( http://www.ed.gov/pubs/collect.html )
The Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI) and the
major OERI-funded institutions (Centers, Labs, ERIC) have produced
a substantial body of educational research and development
information. It has a search engine for searching ERIC Digests -
summaries of research on particular topics. This is a site which
is accessed from the U.S.
Department of Education web site.
- Eisenhower Nat'l Clearinghouse
for Math & Science Ed (Enc). ( http://www.enc.org )
The Eisenhower Regional Consortia serve 10 regions of the country
and work to disseminate effective materials and teaching method.
You can find full text articles on the mathematics reform,
resources materials and lesson plans (click on Ideas for Reform
and Reform in Action). And it has a link to ERIC Digests also.
They have a separate web site on the
TIMSS
(The Third Internatonal Mathematics and Science Study).
- NCREL (
http://www.ncrel.org
The North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL) is one
of ten Regional Educational Laboratories. One of their projects,
Pathways to School Improvement Internet Server, offers easy to
find, concise, research-based information on school improvement.
The Pathways server provides important information on a variety of
categories including: Assessment, At-Risk Children and Youth,
Goals and Standards, Governance/Management, leadership, Learning,
Literacy, Mathematics, etc.
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Last Updated: April 5, 2002