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Illuminations: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) presents Illuminations with an abundance of lessons, activities, and web links that can be searched by grade level, or content area, or both. Lessons relate to Common Core State Standards where students are asked first to make sense of new concepts through inquiry and investigate concepts in-depth.

Figure This: Figure this is an interactive website designed to provide an exciting and family-friendly way to become more involved in learning math. Teachers can take advantage of the materials to support and communicate with families at home with homework, locating math support, and using math in literature. It demonstrates challenging middle school mathematics, grades six to eight, and emphasizes the importance of high-quality math education for all students.
Khan Academy: Khan Academy is a website that provides learning resources to support and challenge students in the development of math concepts.
Inside Mathematics:
Inside Mathematics is a professional educator’s resource for improving mathematics learning and performance. The site features public lessons, tools for mathematics instruction, and video tours presenting ideas and materials found on the site, which are being aligned to the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics.
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives:
NSF, National Library of Virtual Manipulatives, offers a variety of interactive, web-based virtual manipulatives or concept tutorials for K-12 mathematics instruction.
The Illustrative Mathematics Project: Illustrative Mathematics is a work in progress, which will provide a process for submitting, discussing, reviewing, and publishing tasks. It will also display the standards in multiple views and provide easy access to tasks associated with individual standards and tasks associated with higher order structures in the standards.
The National Science Digital Library: NSDL is an online mathematics-science library is a comprehensive source for information, research and tools regarding high quality science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education.
Math is Fun:
Videos, visuals, explanations, and the how to’s broken down by grade level and/or content and concepts.
Math Wire:
Standards-based math activities.
Math Open Reference:
Interactive sight with lots of examples, visuals, definitions, etc.

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