This document comes from the Institute of Mathematics and Education out of the University of Arizona. The Math Progressions documents describe the development of mathematics across grade levels with explicit examples. Since the Math Progressions are based on cognitive development and the logical development of mathematics, it is being referenced by publishers as they market their Common Core instructional materials.
Raytheon's MathMovesU program is an innovative initiative designed to engage middle school students in math by illustrating the connection between math, their passions and interests and 'cool' careers.
Illustrative Mathematics is a free resource for K–12 mathematics teachers. On the Illustrative Mathematics website, teachers can find lesson activities aligned to standards for every grade level. When appropriate, the activities include drawings and diagrams.
Curiosity is NASA's newest Mars rover -- scheduled to land on the Red Planet on Aug. 5, 2012. It's the biggest rover yet, carrying multiple instruments as well as 17 cameras! It's essentially a laboratory on wheels designed to investigate whether Mars had or has conditions that could support microbial life. Get a rundown of the mission in this Curiosity Overview. Then bring Curiosity into your classroom with the lessons provided.
The NASA/JPL Education Office works with educators -- both classroom teachers and informal educators -- to provide tools, resources and ideas for teaching Earth science, space science, mathematics and robotics.
A completely different stock market from the old school one you've heard about all these years. We have made the stock market personal by letting you start with what you know and love. This is not THE stock market.