Contact Information:

Heather Carter, K-6 Math Specialist



Laura Beth Place, 6-12 Math Specialist



UAM Stem Center


Number Talks Page



Workshop Resources

Virtual Manipulatives

ADE Standards Page


ACT ASPIRE Performance Level Descriptors

Robert Kaplinsky’s Depth of Knowledge


Teacher Resources:

NCTM: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

ACTM: Arkansas Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Mathematics Assessment Project: Formative Assessment Lessons

Math Mistakes: This site is about compiling, analyzing and discussing the mathematical errors that students make. 

Which One Doesn’t Belong: This site provides thought-provoking puzzles.

Tools to use in the classroom:

Math Dictionary: Online/Interactive Math Dictionary

Desmos: Free graphing and interactives.

GeoGebra: Free software for students and teachers for interative lessons.

Open Middle: Challenging Math Problems Worth Solving

Estimation 180: Building number sense

Math Blogs:

Robert Kaplinsky: Problem Solving Framework, Open Middle, Depth of Knowledge

Graham Fletcher: Elementary Problem Solving, Three Acts

Dan Meyer: Desmos, Three Acts

Breedeen Murray: Math Teacher, Between the Numbers

Cathy Yenca: Math Teacher, ipad lessons

Dylan Kane: Math Teacher, Math Twitter

Evan Weinberg: Math Teacher, Teaching Strategies, Geogebra

Fawn Nguyen: Math Teacher, Strategies

Geoff Krall: Newtech Math Coach, Problem/Project Based Learning

Jennifer Wilson: Math Teacher, Mathematical Practice

Jonathan Claydon: Math Teacher, The $1 Textbook

Mary Dooms: Math Teacher, Questioning in the Math Classroom

Rachel Kernodle: Math Teacher, Teaching Strategies