Top Math Teaching Blogs

Every day Teaching Focused Blogs (URL’s are Linked in to the blog names)

ThinkThankThunk Blog
Shawn Cornally’s Blog provides some comedic relief along with thoughts from the perspective of a physics and calculus teacher on all aspects of the teaching process and how to avoid being boring to students.  Cornally shares his thoughts on the life of a teacher and what he learns day by day.

Reflections of a High School Math Teacher
David Sladkey is a mathematics teacher from Illinois has many intriguing post, one of the one’s I found to be the best was about his journey for a day shadowing one of his students and his thoughts on what he learned through the process.  He shares about how many of his lessons have gone and what he learns about how his students think.

Point of Inflection Blog
Riley Lark’s blog has many thoughts focused on finding activities that really bring to life mathematical concepts. His goal is to create contexts for tough teaching topics like the binomial theorem.  He talks heavily about the challenge of changing our worksheet driven way of teaching mathematics.

Drawing on Math’s Blog
Tina C has excellent thoughts on teaching high school mathematics from Algebra to Calculus.
She has taught pretty much everything that math has to offer for high school and is a great teacher to learn of many lesson plans and ideas.

Activity Focused Blogs
Professor Golden’s Blog
Professor Golden of GVSU posts many amazing activities! His blog is intriguing and he has many awesome ideas on Geogebra and other educational resources.

Would You Rather Math Blog
The epicness of this blog is in its simplicity! Would you rather questions that promote problem solving in mathematics and challenge students in real world contexts!  John Stevens is the author of this outstanding blog.

MathyMcpherson’s Blog
This blog has an excellent resources for new teachers page that would be very helpful for any preservice mathematics teacher. Daniel Schneider is a professor at the University of Arizona and has some awesome ideas.

Theory Focused Blogs
Continuous Everywhere, but Differentiable Nowhere
Sam Shah a math teacher out of New York who provides his thoughts on an exploratory math project and a number of other activities that he has carried out in class, as well as posts on a day in the life of a teacher!  Sam Shah has ideas for real math problems ranging from law to engineering.

Math With Bad Drawings Blog
This fun blog incorporates stick figure drawings in communicating how to more effectively teach mathematics.  Ben Orlin uses his funny drawings to reignite your passion for mathematics.

Dy/Dx Blog
Dan Meyer’s Blog has a variety of ideas that make mathematics more interactive for students and can greatly increase engagement in your classroom.  Dan Meyer enjoys letting it all come out and challenging teachers to answer the why behind the value of mathematics.

Math=Love Blog
This blog has become very popular because of its title, but beyond that it is excellent because the author who teaches in Oklahoma carries out lessons and activities in her classes and shares how they turned out! She teaches in a little town, but has some inspiring and fun mathematical teaching ideas that develop relational understanding.

These are a few of my favorite math blogs comment below with some more of yours math or of other subjects!  I know there are some that I mentioned as a good follow on twitter too, but really blogging is way better so I think it is worth noting the blogs!

 

 

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