Top Math Links
A Homepage for New (And Not So New) Math Teachers
A page created to give new math teachers ideas and suggestions to help with their teaching.
New Horizons (http://www.newhorizons.org/blab.html)
A nonprofit organization in Washington State, hosts "The Brain Lab," a compendium of full-text articles and resources, including reviews of Robert Sylwester's ASCD book *A Celebration of Neurons,* articles by Renate and Geoffrey Caine and Marion Diamond, and links to many other leading educators. Also check out New Horizon's online journal for related articles. Note: This site also includes some of the links published here. http://www.cnbc.cmu.edu/other/homepages.html Lots of opportunities for adult learning can be found at "Cognitive Neuroscience Resources on the Internet."
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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Principles and Standards
It has been a little over a year since NCTM released its Principles And Standards for School Mathematics (PSSM) document and launched its accompanying Web site at http://standards.nctm.org/. At this site, teachers can link to the full text of PSSM (http://standards.nctm.org/document/index.htm), as well as of the Three previous Standards documents released by NCTM (including 1989's Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics). The Web site includes interactive activities to support PSSM (http://standards.nctm.org/document/eexamples/index.htm), internet resources to improve the teaching and learning of mathematics (http://Illuminations.nctm.org/index2.html), information about NCTM-sponsored professional development programs.
National Center for Education Statistics
NCES is the Primary federal agency Responsible for collecting and disseminating educational statistics. See their "NCES QUICK LINKS" for information about the national Assessment of Education of Progress Report or NAEP. http://nces.ed.gov
Pennsylvania Education Policy Center (PEPC) Penn State University
College of Education
This is an information rich web site that is devoted to a nonpartisan analysis of education policy issues facing Pennsylvania and more broadly, our nation. The goal of the website is to provide a clearinghouse to promote and facilitate (1) the availability of information and research for the improvement of education in Pennsylvania, and (2) networking among groups and individuals interested in education in Pennsylvania. PEPC provides information valuable for understanding and responding to important education policy issues, as well as links to other relevant and helpful websites. In addition to its website service, PEPC identifies needed research and sponsors periodic conferences and meetings on education policy issues. http://www.ed.psu.edu/pepc/k-12.html