Resources and Tools for Elementary Math Specialists and Teachers

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Catch up with some experienced and engaging bloggers with a passion for sharing knowledge, know-how and informative math news. Learn about everything from upcoming professional development opportunities, to effective teaching strategies, tips, activities and tools.
Math Bloggers

Explore innovative blogs to enrich your teaching today. Find your new inspiration or go-to place; there is something exciting and new to learn every day.

Bedtime Math
Kids will enjoy math in a whole new way with fun experiences to make the nightly math problem as common as the bedtime story. Find an interesting fact or scenario about everyday life and related math problems at three readiness levels.
Common Core Tools
Learn from a leader in the development of the Common Core State Standards for mathematics. Find news about the progress of tools and projects being developed to support implementation of the CCSS.
Focus on Math
Find strategies, suggestions, ideas and valuable blog posts from a passionate numeracy support teacher in Canada.
Let’s Play Math
Get inspired by this highly-regarded blogger who created a place where math enthusiasts and educators can play around with ideas about learning, teaching and understanding math.
Math Mistakes
Look at photos of math errors made by students. Teachers are invited to analyze and discuss the misunderstandings and assumptions behind the mistakes and discuss instructional interventions.
Mathwire
Explore standards-based math activities and suggestions for classroom implementation and/or modifications to meet the needs of varied students in a classroom.
Suzanne at the Math Forum
Learn from the Director of Professional Development at the Math Forum, who has a passion for helping students and teachers approach problem solving as a process.
Teaching Science and Math
Engage in a community site dedicated to encouraging and supporting K-12 science and math teachers. It’s a place where teachers come to find ideas, tips and resources regarding the best practices for teaching and learning.
Vi Hart Blog
Read the creative work of composer, designer and inveterate mathematical doodler. Vi’s posts feature videos, photos and commentary that show connections among mathematics, modeling, doodling and other forms of play.
Wild About Math
See how fun math can be with posts ranging from cool math toys to educational math videos and round ups of great posts from the rest of the math blogging world. People ready to test their math skills can also visit the blog’s list of sites that share problems from math contests with the public.

With an Internet history dating back to 1992, the Math Forum @ Drexel brings to Mathlanding a community discussion area focused on the Mathematical Practices in Kindergarten through Grade 5 classrooms. What are teachers doing to encourage their students to develop these practices? What challenges are they encountering? What successes are they experiencing? What ideas are they willing to try?