CCSSM Resources: A blog about resources related to CCSSM implementation (http:// commoncoretools.me).
Diane Ravitch: A site to discuss better education for all. Ravitch’s blog posts conversations on issues impacting education and social justice (https://dianeravitch.net).
Larry Feriazzo, EdWeek: Readers’ questions on issues facing teachers are answered (http:// larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/).
Hands-On: Online Resources for Mathematics
Electronic worksheets for grades K—High School Geometry: http://www.ixl.com/prom o?partner=google&phrase=Search%20-%20math%20worksheets&gclid=CLDistTImbgCFWR p7AodjBIATA
Promethean Planet: http://wwwprometheanplanet.com/en-us/resources/subjects/math/
Smart Exchange: http://exchange.smarttech.com/#tab=0
Math Websites for Interactive Whiteboards (most, if not all, are free): http://www.
theteachersguide.com/InteractiveSitesMathSmartBoard.htm Free Interactive Whiteboard Teacher tools: http://www.dreambox.com/teachertools National Library of Virtual Manipulatives: A digital library containing Java applets and activities for K-12 mathematics. Just download the free trial version, and you can use as often as necessary (http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/vlibraryhtml).
Set the Manipulatives Free: This site has many resources for using manipulatives (http:// jimmiescollage.com/2009/08/set-the-manipulatives-free/). Here are samples:
Activities for Manipulatives Grades 4-5: http://mathcentral.uregina.ca/RR/database/ RR.09.98/loewen2.html
Hand Made Manipulative Instructions http://mason.gmu.edu/~mmankus/Handson/manipulatives. htm