Please note: While the following sites have been identified as containing quality information for mathematics education, teachers need to review individual materials for content quality and alignment. All content is not necessarily aligned to the Arizona Mathematics Standard.
Addressing Accessibility in Mathematics
The Education Development Center’s project, Addressing Accessibility in Mathematics links resources like Guiding Questions for Planning Accessibility Strategies, Instructional Strategies to Increase Accessibility, and Accessibility Strategies for Mathematics which are designed to help teachers improve student success in mathematics.
Annenberg Media Learner.org
Annenberg Media uses media and telecommunications to advance excellent teaching in American schools.
Arizona School Services through Educational Technology Professional Development and Curricular Resources for Mathematics Educators. To access this information, you must be an Arizona educator with access to ASSET.
Best Evidence Encyclopedia
The Best Evidence Encyclopedia is a free web site created by the Johns Hopkins University School of Education's Center for Data-Driven Reform in Education (CDDRE) under funding from the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. It is intended to give educators and researchers fair and useful information about the strength of the evidence supporting a variety of programs available for students in grades K-12. The Best Evidence Encyclopedia provides summaries of scientific reviews produced by many authors and organizations, as well as links to the full texts of each review.
NCTM developed a world of online math strategy games for middle grades students.(free registration required)
The Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education
CIESE sponsors and designs interdisciplinary projects that teachers throughout the world can use to enhance their curriculum through compelling use of the Internet.
The Center on Instruction
The Center on Instruction offers materials and resources on mathematics to build educators’ knowledge of instruction for students with low achievement in mathematics, improve professional development models for math teachers, and build teachers’ skills in monitoring student growth toward important math outcomes.
Cool math offers educators, parents, and students many lessons, games, and learning tools for learning mathematics at many levels.
Teaching with data simulations helps students visualize abstract statistical concepts and see dynamic processes behind the gathering, analysis, and interpretation of statistics.
This site provides lesson plans for mathematics lessons for grades K-12.
Doing What Works
Doing What Works is a web site of the Department of Education offering new features to help teachers locate materials about effective teaching practices.
DragonFly TV has mathematics and science games and puzzles.
Eisenhower National Clearinghouse (ENC)
ENC offers timely, high-quality math and science resources. Subscription service with limited free access to curricular materials.
Fact monster helps students learn about numbers, formulas, fractions, measurement, and money.
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence
Math teaching and learning resources from across the federal government.
FedStats – Map Stats for Kids
FedStats provides easy access to statistics and information produced by more than 100 US Federal Government agencies. Map Stats for Kids addresses concepts about maps and statistics through interactive applets and games.
Figure This! offers interactive math problems families can use to help children understand estimation, volume, and other important mathematical concepts.
Fun brain provides mathematics learning activities for parents and teachers, including flashcards, games, and a curriculum guide.
Gamequarium offers math resources for K-8, including interactive mathematics games, virtual manipulatives, online calculators, and graphing tools.
GeoGebra is a free and dynamic mathematics software that integrates geometry, algebra, and calculus. Students can create geometric constructions with points, vectors, segments, lines, and functions, and also work with variables and derivatives.
Helping Your Child Learn Mathematics
Helping Your Child Learn Mathematics features dozens of activities parents can use to help children (K-5th grade) learn geometry, algebra, measurement, statistics, probability and other important mathematical concepts.
The Illuminations Project is designed to illuminate the vision for school mathematics described in NCTM's Principles and Standards for School Mathematics.
The K-12 Mathematics Curriculum Center
The K-12 Mathematics Curriculum Center informs and assists schools and districts as they select and implement Standards-based mathematics curricula.
Information: MATHCOUNTS® is a national math enrichment, coaching & competition program that promotes middle school mathematics achievement in every U.S. state & territory.
Math Doesn’t Suck
The actress Danica McKellar has a degree in mathematics, has written a proof, and has written two books about mathematics, Kiss My Math and Math Doesn’t Suck. She explains why it is cool to learn mathematics, and she breaks the stereotypes of mathematics majors. Click on “About Danica”. Scroll down to Danica’s Math Page.
The Math Forum
The Math Forum is a leading center for mathematics and mathematics education on the Internet. Operating under Drexel's School of Education.
Math is Fun
Math is fun is an educational and fun approach to mathematics through games, puzzles, and online activities. Topics include algebra, geometry, measurement, and money.
Math league provides resources to help students in grades 4-6 learn mathematics concepts such as whole numbers, decimals, data statistics, fractions, geometry, rate, and proportion.
Mathmodels is a free modeling forum that provides educators with problems from a modeling database to enrich their classroom. It also gives students the opportunity to work with their peers or other students from around the world on challenging mathematics problems.
Math Playground is a fun and action-packed web site for students in elementary and middle grades with interactive mathematics facts, games, and quizzes.
Agnes Scott College created this website with biographies of women mathematicians.
Merlot Mathematics Portal
The portal provides links to lesson resources, applets, and a pedagogic collection.
Money Math: This is a four lesson, 86-page curriculum aligned to the national mathematics standards.
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives (NLVM)
The National Library of Virtual Manipulatives (NLVM) is an NSF supported project that began in 1999 to develop a library of uniquely interactive, web-based virtual manipulated or concept tutorials, mostly in the form of Java applets, for mathematics instruction (K-12 emphasis).
NCTM Resource Page
NCTM lessons and resources page includes publications, journal articles, and past president’s messages.
Paper Models of Polyhedra
The paper models available on the site support students’ investigation of polyhedral and teachers’ implementation of a lesson focused on M08-S4C1-02, Predict results of combining, subdividing, and changing shapes of plane figures and solids.
This site provides lesson plans and activities and online video of teachers modeling math lessons.
Problem of the Week
Problem of the Week offers mathematics problems for students of all grade levels and the latest news about developments in mathematics, applications of mathematics, and interesting mathematics careers.
Project SkyMath: Making Mathematical Connections
This site is designed for middle school mathematics teachers. It contains all the information for teachers to implement the 16 classroom activities of SkyMath.
Sally Ride Science
Sally Ride Science™ is an innovative science education company dedicated to supporting girls’ and boys’ interests in science, math and technology. We believe that when children are encouraged to pursue their interests they are inspired to think about their futures, and are better prepared to pursue a wide range of exciting opportunities in high school, college and beyond.
Shodor Education Foundation, Inc.
The Shodor Foundation is a non-profit research and education organization dedicated to the advancement of science and math education, specifically through the use of modeling and simulation technologies.
Soft schools provides interactive games for elementary and middle school subjects.
Nasa Space Place offers hands-on projects, interactive games, animations, and amazing facts about math, science, and technology for elementary students.
SpaceTime Arcade offers free mathematics games.
The website supports students in learning operations with integers. It contains explanations, practice, and educational videos.
The website provides thousands of free TV and online education programs for all ages. It provides uncut videos of mathematics lessons.
Teacher’s Domain links many different lesson plans organized by content area and grade level.
The searchable lesson plan bank offers free lesson plans submitted online by prekindergarten through grade 12 teachers.
The TechMatrix: Assistive Technology Tools and Resources for Learning
The TechMatrix is a product of the National Center for Technology Innovation (NCTI) and the Center for Implementing Technology in Education (CITEd) with support from the US Department of Education and NEC Foundation of America. Each InfoPage contains links to targeted resources, research, professional development materials, and custom-designed searches to find technology tools.
What Works Clearinghouse
The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) collects, screens, and identifies studies of the effectiveness of educational interventions (programs, products, practices, and policies).
Women at MIT
The Association of MIT Alumnae website celebrates 125 Years of women at MIT, from 1873-1998. Stories of pioneers are included with lots of photos and a bibliography. The stories are tied to trends in women’s rights in 20th Century.
World of Math Online
The world of math online provides free online calculators for probability, trigonometry, graphing, and quadratic equations.