Looking for Math Video Resources?  Check out the following:

Math Channels on YouTube:

Numberphile - https://www.youtube.com/user/numberphile/

Tarroy's Chalk Talk - https://www.youtube.com/user/profrobbob

Khan Academy - https://www.youtube.com/user/khanacademy

PBS Math Club - https://www.youtube.com/user/PBSMathClub

GVSU Math - from Grand Valley State University at Allendale, MI - https://www.youtube.com/user/GVSUmath

Collegiate Math Channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRoPEAndMJZdLIjLoOM03kA

Annenberg Math Videos:

Annenberg Math Video library home page - http://www.learner.org/resources/browse.html?d=5

Includes series like "Against All Odds - Inside Statistics" and "Mathematics:  What's the Big Idea", as well as a number of professional learning series.

graphic_organizer_exGraphic Organizers - A Great Teaching and Learning Tool for Mathematics

Graphic organizers are a very versatile tool for teaching and learning, and they definitely have a home in our mathematics classes.  Whether teaching vocabulary, reviewing key concepts from a unit of study, or helping students to make connections, graphic organizers are a powerful tool.

Below are several websites where you can find an assortment of graphic organizers.


Graphic Organizers from West Virginia

Free Graphic Organizers

Graphic Organizers from Enchanted Learning

Graphic Organizers from Teacher Vision

Sample high school graphic organizers from Clemente HS  (PDF)

Graphic Organizers for high school math

Graphic Organizers from Teachnology


Next Generation Science Standards

Now that the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English Language Arts and Mathematics are in place, attention is turning to Science. With content from the four core areas blending more and more, it's helpful to know what's happening in the other content areas as well.  Follow the development of the Next Generation Science Standards by visiting the websites below:

Next Generation Science Standards - the main website for NGSS information.

News from Achieve about the NGSS.

National Science Teachers Association news on the NGSS.

National Academies Press:  A Framework for K-12 Science Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas (2012)

Michigan Department of Education - Science Curriculum and Information



Check out the on-line teaching, learning, and reference resources below.  Come back often, as this list will be updated frequently.

~General Resources~

Michigan Online Resources for Educators (M.O.R.E.) - a large collection of on-line instructional resources, sponsored by MDE, Thinkfinity, Verizon Foundation, Library of Michigan, and others.

Michigan Department of Education - Mathematics pages

Michigan Mathematics and Science Center Network - Check here for math and science professional development initiatives around Michigan

Common Core State Standards - the home for anything Common Core


National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) - the national professional organization for mathematics educators

National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM) - the national professional organization for those with leadership responsibilities in mathematics education, as well as for those who wish to develop their leadership abilities and broaden their mathematics education knowledge base

Michigan Department of Education - Mathematics pages

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) - the national organization focused on curriculum, teaching, and learning, sponsoring a wide range of education information, PD, networking, and conferences

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