Listed below are Mathematics blogs that I visit regularly because they have great content and are added to regularly.
1. f(t) – A Maths Teacher’s Reflections and DIY Professional Development
Author: Kate Nowak (4th year teacher from New York)
Kate’s blog is highly recommended. She blends a great mix of teaching experiences, tips and resources. Kate adds relevant images to make her blog more interesting. A brilliant, inspiring teacher – definitely add this to your rss reader!
May 11, 2009 Its All About Me
April 21, 2009 The Pattern Does Not Hold
April 7, 2009 Build Your Own Worksheet
2. dy/dan – teaching every year like its my last
Author: Dan Meyer a high school math teacher near Santa Cruz, California.
His blog has such a wide variety of content, that I cannot find the words to describe it. Just visit, browse, and you won’t be disappointed!
Mar 7, 2007 Why I don’t assign homework
Mar 16, 2008 Linear Fun #2: Stacking Cups
Aug 31, 2007 The Comprehensive Maths Assessment Resource
3. Douchy’s Weblog
Author: Andrew Douch is a well known and respected teacher at Wanganui Park Secondary College, Shepparton, Victoria. His Biology Podcasts have helped many students. Andrew’s blog is a great mix of ICT and Web 2.0 applications, teaching ideas and innovations. I highly recommend his bog – add it to your RSS reader today!
Jul 21, 2008 Social Networking: A teacher’s experience
Sep 19, 2008 The New Rules of Engagement
Apr 20, 2009 All abuzz over Yuri
Author: Kerry Cue is a wonderfully irreverent, fun and motivating Maths blogger! I met her earlier this year and she is great. See my blog post – 35 years. If you can’t find something interesting on her blog you are either blind or dead. In her words:
“I’ve combined my nutty-professor love of maths with my off-the-wall humour in a fun, media-savvy maths blog called mathspig. It’s a resource to help teachers make maths a funorama for kids and support those teachers that already do it. This blog is about maths. It’s about FUN maths, MEDIA maths and especially DUMB maths. Anyone can tackle these problems. You don’t have to understand squiggly, complex equations scribbled all over a black or a whiteboard. This blog simply encourages clear thinking with numbers. It is mathspigs objective to stick a snout in the media trough and sniff out the maths rubbish. And have some fun too!!!!!!
1. Jul 17, 2009 What are maths teachers for, sir?
2. Aug 12, 2009 Will Luck be a Lady tonight?
3. Sep 22, 2009 But Baby, my Feets too Big!!!!
Author: Simon Job, a fourth year high school Maths teacher in Sydney, who states that his posts will be a mix of…
- using technology to create lessons and lesson materials
- using technology as part of a lesson activity
- linking to websites with resources for teaching or online interactive site
and more generally
- lesson ideas and resources
- reflections on what I’ve found works and doesn’t
Simon has met these aims and more. I visit his site regularly. If you are a Maths teacher you will find a wealth of ideas and resources here!
1. Mar 18, 2008 The Biggest Loser
2. Jun 27, 2008 Angle Wheel
3. Sep 20, 2009 Brisbane Broncos Number Place Logo
6. Integrating Technology in the Primary Classroom
Author: Kathleen McGeady, a grade 2 teacher at Leopold Primary School in Victoria. Her aim is to show teachers that integrating ICT into your classrooms isn’t “too hard”, “too expensive”, “too time consuming” etc.
Kathleen’s blog is full of ICT ideas. She uses a variety of web2.0 tools which makes her blog interesting and visually eye catching. I think it is a great blog. Check it out and see if you agree!
1. Mar 17, 2009 What is Web 2.0?
2. Jun 19, 2009 Photo Story Alternatives
3. Sep 4, 2009 Using Blogs to Find Classroom Resources
Author: Britt Gow has set up this excellent blog for Year 6/7 Maths students at Hawkesdale P12 College, Victoria and their parents, to share their learning and to find links and resources for them to improve their Maths skills.
Technomaths is full of eye-catching images, useful links, and great teaching ideas.
1. Sep 2, 2010 Using an Ipod for Probability Experiments
2. Aug 1, 2010 Creating Graphs
3. Jul 8, 2010 Potato Olympics
Author: Elissa Miller brings a breath of fresh air to Maths blogging: “I teach life with a bit of algebra and geometry on the side. I enjoy reading, writing, talking, typing. I like lists. I also adore John Mayer and chocolate”. Although only a relatively new teacher, Misscalcul8 has plenty of great ideas and advice on classroom management.
1. Jul 8, 2009 10 Ways to Create Positive Learning Experience
2. Jan 11, 2011 My Favorite Way to Teach
3. Jan 18, 2011 Conscious Classroom Management
9. Math Mama Writes…
Author: Sue VanHattum runs the Richmond Math Salon and updates her Maths blog regularly. The content is very readable and interesting. There are lots of images and links to other blogs and websites. This is one of my favorite blogs – visit and you won’t be disappointed!
1. Aug 8, 2010 Richmond Math Salon: A Sweet Sampling
2. Oct 4, 2010 Dots on a Circle
3. Dec 4, 2010 Math Game: Risk Your Algebra Skills
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Thanks for your comments and including me in this list of great blogs. You have compiled an excellent list of maths sites and blogs here, which I will bookmark for future reference. I was especially interested in your post about what makes a great teacher, because it is something I strive for every day. Keep up the great work!
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