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Rosenthal Prize for Innovation in Math Teaching – The Museum of Mathematics

Rosenthal Prize for Innovation in Math Teaching – The Museum of Mathematics | 21st Century Concepts Math | Scoop.it
“ The Museum of Mathematics: Inspiring math exploration and discovery”
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CCSS Planning Resources for Mathematics


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Tom Perran's curator insight, April 6, 11:13 AM

Nice collection of resources from a variety of sources and states. 

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30 NCAA Basketball Lesson Links … PBL Series… Best Classroom ...

30 NCAA Basketball Lesson Links … PBL Series… Best Classroom ... | 21st Century Concepts Math | Scoop.it
The teacher could hear students compare and contrast strengths and weakness of the various competitors, while others children used mathematics to perform some comparative scoring. There was a massive ...
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Lots of engaging ways to incorporate March Madness into yur classroom. Not just for math!

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Crackers and Goo - A Fun Math Practice App

Crackers and Goo - A Fun Math Practice App | 21st Century Concepts Math | Scoop.it
Crackers and Goo is a free iPad app that provides fun addition and multiplication practice games. The games resemble of a combination of elements from Frogger and Tetris. Each game uses the same fo...
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Mathigon

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“ A collection of interactive and engaging resources for students and teachers: from interactive eBooks to Videos and Classroom Activities.”
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Love this well-designed site! Lots of neat interactive tools to help your students want to explore math!
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Texas House, Senate education chairs fight Algebra II requirement - Dallas Morning News

Texas House, Senate education chairs fight Algebra II requirement - Dallas Morning News | 21st Century Concepts Math | Scoop.it
“YNN, Your News Now Texas House, Senate education chairs fight Algebra II requirement Dallas Morning News House Public Education Committee chairman Jimmie Don Aycock and Senate Education Committee chairman Dan Patrick made a surprise appearance at a...”
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Ways to use technology in math class by David Wees

Ways to use technology in math class by David Wees | 21st Century Concepts Math | Scoop.it
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Many student-centered ways to use technology that go beyond merely watching videos.
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Fun times link kids and 21st-century math skills - Eatonville Dispatch

Fun times link kids and 21st-century math skills
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There is a documented, growing disparity between the skill sets of our high school graduates and the skill sets required by employers.
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Effective Mathematics Instruction — National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

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Good information on the causes of difficulties in math and ways to address them.

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A Click Math Skill Tests and Problems for Grade K-1 K-12

A+ Click is a collection of math problems, puzzles, and brain teasers on numbers, geometry, algebra, data analysis, probability, and word probles. Math skills assessment for grades K1 K12. Practice Mathematics!
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How to Promote Positive Student Attitude in Math Class | Positivity

How to Promote Positive Student Attitude in Math Class | Positivity | 21st Century Concepts Math | Scoop.it
How to Promote Positive Student Attitude in Math Class and Bring Out the Best in Your Math Students by being a constant source of positive energy.
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A single page of some of the greatest #ccss Math Resources

A single page of some of the greatest #ccss Math Resources | 21st Century Concepts Math | Scoop.it

The Common Core Conversation (All valuable math resources for CCSS K-12 all on one web page. Save this page! http://t.co/bfB5HCbGd0)


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Excellent site! Great place to start looking for new ideas for lessons.

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BBC - GCSE Bitesize - Algebra

BBC - GCSE Bitesize - Algebra | 21st Century Concepts Math | Scoop.it
A secondary school revision resource for GCSE Maths about foundation and higher level algebra, inequalities, graphs, quadratic equations and sequences
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.excellent site with lots of resources to explore maths

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Free App Offers Math Tutorials for Students


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Another option to support your students in the math classroom
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Só no iTunes, é pena.

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Kleinspiration

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This program looks really good. Keeps track of students' progress and even recommends classmates that students can ask for help!

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How Our 1,000-Year-Old Math Curriculum Cheats America's Kids

How Our 1,000-Year-Old Math Curriculum Cheats America's Kids | 21st Century Concepts Math | Scoop.it
"Most of us never get to see the real mathematics because our current math curriculum is more than 1,000 years old. For example, the formula for solutions of quadratic equations was in al-Khwarizmi's book published in 830, and Euclid laid the foundations of Euclidean geometry around 300 BC. If the same time warp were true in physics or biology, we wouldn't know about the solar system, the atom and DNA. This creates an extraordinary educational gap for our kids, schools and society. If we are to give students the right tools to navigate an increasingly math-driven world, we must teach them early on that mathematics is not just about numbers and how to solve equations but about concepts and ideas." | by Edward Frenkel
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I like the idea of showing students how the abstract relates to the concrete. Very helpful!
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20 Great Math Websites for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

20 Great Math Websites for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | 21st Century Concepts Math | Scoop.it

"Below is a list I have been working on for awhile now. the list features some very useful Math websites specifically handpicked for teachers to use with their students. The initial list I compiled contained over 40 websites but as I reviewed it deeper I decided to take some out and keep the rest here. I invite you to have a loom and share with your colleagues. "


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I need to take a look at these.

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20 Great Math Websites for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
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math websites 

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Advent Calendar 2013 - Secondary : nrich.maths.org

Advent Calendar 2013 - Secondary : nrich.maths.org | 21st Century Concepts Math | Scoop.it
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Fun activity to use for review in the days leading up to Christmas. Problems are from the nrich maths web site.

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8 Interactive and engaging mathematics games and activities | Slome School

I am always on the lookout for engaging Mathematics activities to use in the classroom.  Myself and the teacher I team teach with use these in a variety of
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These look like something the students would find interesting.

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New 'What Works' Guide Focuses on Teaching Math to Young Children - Education Week News (blog)

New 'What Works' Guide Focuses on Teaching Math to Young Children - Education Week News (blog) | 21st Century Concepts Math | Scoop.it
New 'What Works' Guide Focuses on Teaching Math to Young Children
Education Week News (blog)
The latest What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) practice guide, Teaching Math to Young Children, was funded by the U.S.
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Boosting up your Twitter skills--expanding how connected you can be

Boosting up your Twitter skills--expanding how connected you can be | 21st Century Concepts Math | Scoop.it

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iPadpalooza iYear in Review “Nuggets” | MathyCathy's Blog – Mrs. Cathy Yenca

iPadpalooza iYear in Review “Nuggets” | MathyCathy's Blog – Mrs. Cathy Yenca | 21st Century Concepts Math | Scoop.it

"On Tuesday, June 18, I presented my iYear in Review at iPadpalooza and included links and other “nuggets” throughout my talk.  Here is your one-stop-shop to access these resources.  Enjoy!"


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Lots of good resources for using iPads in the math classroom. Great blog too!

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Cool Cat Teacher Blog: 89 lesson plans and ideas for teaching math - #mathchat

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15 Algebra Tools From edshelf

15 Algebra  Tools From edshelf | 21st Century Concepts Math | Scoop.it
The latest websites and math apps for teaching and learning Algebra 1, such as Desmos, Pi Cubed, Math Formulas, Algebra Genie, GridMaths, TI-Nspire, etc.

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Math Game Time - One Stop Shopping for Math Tools - Teach Amazing!

Math Game Time - One Stop Shopping for Math Tools - Teach Amazing! | 21st Century Concepts Math | Scoop.it
Math Game Time - One Stop Shopping for Math Tools - Check out Teach Amazing for educational technology, web 2.0, and great tips to teach amazing!
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