## Math Links

**National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM):**

**NCTM**is the world’s largest mathematics education organization, with 80,000 members. OCTM is an NCTM Affiliate, as is the**Washington State Mathematics Council**.**NCTM Illuminations**has resources for teaching and learning mathematics for grades pre-K—12, including lessons and interactive tools searchable by NCTM’s**Principles and Standards**and by the**Common Core State Standards**.**Principles to Actions**, NCTM’s landmark publication, describes specific, research-based teaching practices and core principals that are essential for a high-quality mathematics education for all students.**The Math Forum**, which became part of NCTM in 2015, provides resources, materials, activities, person-to-person interactions, and educational products and services to support K-12 math education.**The National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM)**is a mathematics leadership organization for educational leaders that provides professional learning opportunities necessary to support and sustain improved student achievement.

**Oregon Department of Education links:**

**Oregon Department of Education's page on Mathematics****Oregon Department of Education's Oregon Math Teacher Update**(tinyurl.com/odemathupdate)**Oregon K-12 Math Standards: Common Core Standards for Mathematics****Mathematics Problem Solving (Work Samples) page****CCSS Math Domains and Clusters for K-5 At-a-Glance****Oregon Mathematics Education Council (OMEC)**(Oregon's Kindergarten through College Mathematics Advisory Board)

**Sources for math curriculum and lessons:**

**OpenCurriculum Common Core Mathematics Library**provides links to K-12 open-source content from a variety of providers, searchable by grade and Common Core standard.**Illustrative Mathematics provides K=12 instructional and assessment tasks, lesson plans, and other resources organized by Common Core standards and progressions.**

******The Mathematics Assessment Project****Inside Mathematics**has K-12 lessons, problems, and assessment tasks.**CCSS Math Activities**is a site by teacher-consultants which includes a well-organized collection of free Common Core math curriculum and activities, performance tasks, and test preparation resources, especially for K-8 grades.**K-5 Math Teaching Resources**has a Common-Core-aligned collection of free resources, math games, and hands-on math activities.**SMILE Program Mathematics Index (200 lessons)****Mathalicious**6-12 lessons explore the math behind real-world topics. (Most Mathalicious lessons require a paid subscription; this link points to the free ones.)

**Math puzzles and problems:**

**Chuck Peterson's Problem Solving Page**has problems for all levels, sorted by suggested solving strategies.**AIMS Puzzle Corner****NRICH**is a British site with problems for students of all K-12 grades, especially involving numbers, logic, or geometry. (Their “primary” is our elementary.)**Visual Patterns****SolveMe Puzzles**both build and support algebraic thinking with interesting puzzles.**Open Middle**has problems with multiple solution paths (often optimization problems), sorted by grade and Common Core standard area.**Which One Doesn’t Belong?****Estimation180**helps students improve number sense and problem solving skills.**Brilliant**has a variety of math and science problems of different levels (probably best for high school), some free.**Mathematical Association of America Curriculum Inspirations**has challenging problems for middle school level and up, along with teacher guides to promote problem solving.**YouCubed Tasks**and**Week of Inspirational Math**provide number sense, pattern recognition, and other problems designed to be solvable with a variety of methods by students of a wide range of ages.**1001 Math Problems**has charming puzzles that prompt deep mathematical thinking without generally requiring much specialized content knowledge.

**Online technology tools for math:**

******Desmos**- Good Calculators also has a graphing calculator.
**WolframAlpha**is a free “computational knowledge engine."**GeoGebra**mathematics software handles functions, geometry, algebra, calculus, statistics, and 3-D math.

**Online test questions and test preparation:**

**Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium page****National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Questions Tool****New York State Testing Page: Sample Test Questions**(grades 3-12)

**Other sources of professional development material and research related to math education:**

**TurnOnCCMath**shows Common Core learning progressions as linked hexagons for different grade levels and strands.**Annenberg Learner**provides professional development and multimedia resources for teachers in multiple content areas, including mathematics.**Internet 4 Classrooms**lists free online resources to use in classroom instruction, developing project ideas, reinforcing specific subject matter areas, and for technology tutorials related to online assessment.**Academic Earth list of free online lectures and courses for mathematics****Education Northwest**(formerly Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory)**Math Learning Center****Jackie Cooke's OCTM Core Standards Resources**(including Number Clubs from OSU STEPS program)

**Jackie Cooke's List of Kid-Friendly Websites**

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