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ath Achievement To Realize Individual eXcellence (MATRIX) RESOURCES

 



The following links are offered as resources for articles, (Alt+2) online activities, (Alt+3) and parental resources (Alt+4) relating to the integration of educational technology into mathematics. Regional organizations (Alt+5) that support technology in the classrooms are also listed.

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Activities and Resources:


Online activities, resources and tools for mathematics

Blue Ribbon Learning on Mathematics (Alt+A)

Illuminations from MarcoPolo (Alt+B)

Math Forum @ Drexel (Alt+C)

Mathematics Resources from NEIR*TEC (Alt+D)
(Northeast & the Islands Regional Technology in Education Consortium)

Online Math Tools from NEIR*TEC (Alt+E)

PBS TeacherSource on Math (Alt+F)

Problems With A Point - Mathematics resources and problems (Alt+G)

Standards for Mathematics - New Jersey Department of Education (Alt+H)



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Articles:

Articles addressing achievement, research and technology integration in the mathematics curriculum

FALL 2003 ISSUE - ASCD MAGAZINE
Unlocking Mathematics For Minority Students (Alt+I)
by John Franklin

DECEMBER 2003 ISSUE - RESEARCH FOR BETTER SCHOOLS RIPTIDES NEWS
Math and Science Partnerships (Alt+J)

DECEMBER 2003 ISSUE - SEDL LETTER MAGAZINE
Improving Achievement in Mathematics and Science (Alt+K)

2003 ISSUE - ENC FOCUS MAGAZINE

FALL/WINTER 2003 ISSUE - RESEARCH FOR BETTER SCHOOLS CURRENTS NEWSLETTER
Technology in the Classroom (Alt+N)

References: four characteristics of cognitive research that has been shown to be fundamental for effective learning: 1 - active engagement, 2 - participation in groups, 3 - frequent interaction and feedback and 4 - connections to real-world context (Carol Kimble (1999) - The Impact of Technology on Learning: Making Sense of the Research (Alt+7)

Technology-Enhanced Middle School Mathematics (Alt+O)
by Pamela J. Buffington, Ph.D. and Glenn M. Kleiman, Ph.D., from the Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)

Discusses: virtual manipulatives and a professional development approach that focuses on mathematics success.



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Parents:


Resources for parents regarding mathematics

Doing Mathematics with Your Child - Eric Digest (Alt+P)

Helping Your Child Learn Mathematics - from the U.S. Dept. of Education (Alt+Q)

Helping Your Child Reach the New Standards in Mathematics, Science, and Technology - A Guide for New Jersey Parents (Alt+R)

How Can Parents Get Involved? - NASA (Alt+S)

Involve Parents as Partners - from NCREL (Alt+T)
(North Central Regional Educational Laboratory)

Uncovering Math With Your Family - from Texas Instruments (Alt+U)

University of Chicago's Parent Room (Alt+V)

What Should I Look for in a Math Classroom? - The Math Connection (Alt+W)
Mathematical Sciences Education Board



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Regional Organizations:



Regional Organizations that support technology in the classrooms

Center for Improved Engineering and Science Education at Stevens Institute of Technology (CIESE) (Alt+X)

Educational Technology Training Centers (ETTC) (Alt+Y)

GLOBE (Alt+Z)

International Center for Leadership in Education (Alt+8)

Johns Hopkins University Center for Technology in Education (MD) (Alt+9)

New Jersey Professional Education Port (NJPEP) (Alt+0)