Career Resources for Math Teachers

The following is a list of career resources for math teachers. The list contains links for associations, conferences, financial aid and internships, helpful websites, articles, and research, teaching resources for elementary, junior high, and high school, children’s books that incorporate math, job search sites, blogs, and Facebook pages.

Associations

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTE) -NCTE is the premiere organization for math teachers.

Leadership in Mathematics Education: Network, Communicate, Support, Motivate (NCSM) – NCSM is a good resource for math teachers.

Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE) – This organization is dedicated to the improvement of math teachers.

Mathematical Association of America – This association is wide reaching to many different levels of the math community.

Association for Women in Mathematics – This group encourages females to enter the field of mathematics and further supports them.

American Mathematical Society (AMS) -The AMS provides programs and services for its members and the math community which includes programs, publications, meetings and conferences and more.

Conferences

2014 NCTM Regional Conferences – This is a list of NCTM conferences and expositions for 2014.

2015 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Annual Meeting & Exposition -This site includes information for the annual NCTM meeting and exposition.

2014 NCSM Annual Conference – Information from the current year’s conferences is listed here, as well as future conference dates.

2015 Annual AMTE Conference – Annual conference information for the AMTE can be found here.

Math for America -Math for America provides conferences and events across the United States.

Mathematical Association of America -The MAA MathFest and MAA-AMS Joint Mathematics Meetings take place yearly.

American Mathematical Society (AMS) -The meetings and conferences of the AMS provide members of the mathematical community with a stimulating and rewarding environment.

Financial Aid and Internships

Federal Student Aid -Learn about government loan forgiveness at this website to see if you qualify.

TEACH Grant -This is a federal grant through the US Department of Education.

California Department of Education -The California Department of Education gives a list of financial support for future teachers.

American Mathematical Society (AMS) -This site gives a list of potential internships related to STEM degrees.

STAR Program -This summer research internship program is designed for science and math teachers and is sponsored by California State University and NASA.

Helpful Websites, Articles and Research

Key Shifts in Math -The common core standards website explains the important shifts in the teaching of mathematics.

Mathematics Assessment Project -This site will help US schools in implementing the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics.

PARCC Model Content Framework-Mathematics -This site will help teachers implement the Common Core State Standards.

Smarter Balanced Content Specifications – This site provides updated information about the Common Core State Standards.

Differentiated Instruction Research Resources -NCTM’s research resources includes various articles on differentiated instruction at all levels.

Reflection Research Resources -NCTM’s research resources includes various articles on reflection at all levels.

Motivation Research Resources -NCTM’s research resources includes various articles on motivation at all levels.

Equity Research Resources -NCTM’s research resources includes various articles on equity at all levels.

Teaching Resources

Math Common Core Standards – Teachers will learn the standards and how to best implement them.

Khan Academy -This website provides educational resources such as a personalized learning dashboard, practice problems, and mini lectures.

Cool Math 4 Teachers – There are many teacher resources on this math site.

Bedtime Math -This site provides daily math for parents, teachers, and kids.

Math Interventions – This website assists teachers in the identification and implementation of math interventions for students.

Math Assessment Project (MAP) lessons -Find lesson ideas for middle and high school teachers on this site.

Journal for Research in Mathematics Education -This is an official journal of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and focuses on the interests of teachers of mathematics.

Illuminations -This website contains lessons and interactive tools.

Math Counts -This site help middle school students with math.

Fun Brain -The Math Arcade provides various games for elementary students.

Visual Fractions -This site helps teach students to better understand and learn fractions.

Math Goodies– This is a collection of homework sheets, games, and lessons.

Math Playground -Students of all ages can play math games to learn about various math concepts.

Southeast Comprehensive Center -This site provides Common Core videos by grade level.

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives -This site contains virtual manipulatives for math instruction.

XP Math -This site features fun and educational math games for Grades 2-9.

Elementary

Arcademic Skill Builders -Arcade style games help students in grades 1-6 learn important math concepts.

Cool Math 4 Kids – There are multiple math games for kids of all ages on this site.

Internet4Classrooms – This site provides links to websites for math skills practice.

ABCya.com -This website is the leader in free educational kids computer games and activities for elementary students to learn on the web.

Create a Graph – This site allows the user to create online graphs.

NCTM Elementary School Lessons and Resources -Here are lesson ideas and resources for K-5 teachers.

Teaching Children Mathematics (TCM) – TCM is an official journal of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and is a resource for elementary students and teachers.

Soft Schools -Students can play games to learn about math.

Junior High

NCTM Middle School Lessons and Resources -Here are lesson ideas and resources for 6-8 teachers.

The Math Forum -This is a great resource for all types of math information and practice including problems, puzzles, and ask Dr. Math.

Aplusmath – This site provides interactive math resources for teachers, parents, and students featuring free math worksheets, math games, math flashcards, and more.

Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School (MTMS) -Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School (MTMS) is intended as a resource for middle school students and teachers.

Catchup Math Games -These games help students learn math concepts.

Learn with Math Games -Students can play math games and learn about math at the same time.

Johnnie’s Middle School Math -Interactive math tools, math activities and math fun for kids and their teachers.

High School

NCTM High School Lessons and Resources -Lesson ideas and resources for high school teachers.

Mathematics Teacher (MT) -This is an official journal of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, and is dedicated to improving math instruction from grades 8-14.

Math Planet -Math planet is an online community where one can study math for free.

Purplemath – This site provides lessons, learning forums, site reviews, homework guidelines, and more for high school students.

Brightstorm -Brightstorm math provides quick homework help through expert video lessons.

Math Play – This is a site with algebra math games for students to practice.

Hot Math -This site provides math homework help and games for practice.

Education.com -Teachers will find this site helpful for math activities and games.

Children’s Books that Incorporate Math

Goodreads – This site allows the user to search for children’s literature that incorporates math.

Delightful Children’s Books – This site offers a list of 10 children’s math books.

Scholastic – Here is a list of books that provide math concepts and skills to the reader.

Dear Teacher – This is a list of children’s literature that includes math concepts.

Pragmatic Mom – These are picture books that teach math concepts.

National Association for the Education of Young People – These are math related children’s books.

University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh – Bibliography of children’s books related to math concepts.

Job Search Sites

NCTM Jobs Online – This site allows the user to search for jobs and also to post a resume.

Indeed – Search for jobs and post a resume on this site to find a math teaching job.

SimplyHired – This site is a search engine which allows the user to find math teaching jobs.

School Spring from Netchemia – Search the database for math teaching jobs.

Monster – This site allows the user to search for a job teaching math.

Career Builder – Users may post a resume and search for a job on this website.

Glassdoor – This is a search engine that allows the user to find math teaching jobs.

Linked in -Users can search for math teaching jobs on this site.

Blogs

Adriana Salerno Blog – This is a mathematics blog by a female mathematician.

For the Love of Teaching Math -A sixth grade math teacher writes about life in the classroom.

Math Teacher Mambo – This blog is written by a high school teacher in Texas.

Walking in Math Land – A middle school math teacher writes about ideas to help teach middle and high school students.

Reflections of a High School Math Teacher – This blog is written by a high school math teacher.

Teaching Math by Hart…in the middle years classroom – A teacher in Canada writes about making math fun for students.

Middle School Math Rules! -This is a blog written by a middle school math teacher.

Real Teaching Means Real Learning – This blog highlights math in every day life.

Fast Times of a Middle School Math Teacher – This is a blog written by a middle school math teacher.

Tanya Khovanova’s Math Blog – This is a blog written by a mathematician.

Yummy Math – This is a math blog for students and teachers related to our world today.

Facebook Pages

NCTM Facebook Page – This is the official Facebook page for NCTM.

Dr. Mike’s Math Games for Kids – This Facebook page provides a link to a math games website as well as current events in relation to math.

Math-U-See – This is a product page related to math.

Math Goodies – This Facebook page provides teachers, students, and parents with math help.

Teaching Math by Hart – This Facebook page includes ready to use resources for math teachers.

We Love Maths – This Facebook page is for people who love math and provides questions, brain teasers, and activities.

MoMath – The National Museum of Mathematics focuses on patterns of math in daily life.

Common Core Math Resources – This Facebook page provides ideas for teaching math.

Mathematics ++ – This page provides math quotes, fun, and more.