Web Sites for Students Interested in Mathematics Education
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics — This site has the national curriculum and instruction standards developed by the NCTM. It contains job listings, publications, articles of interest and archives.
NSF-Sponsored National Clearinghouses for New Curriculum
COMPASS: Curricular Options in Mathematics Programs for All Secondary Students — The 9-12 clearinghouse site at Ithaca College. Many links to sample materials and specific programs.
Show-Me Center — The NSF clearninghouse for middle school materials. Start with the Connected Math button.
Web Sites on Mathematics Education Philosophy
The Math Forum at Drexel — Many links to articles on mathematics education.
Constructivism and Education — a good historical overview
Problem Solving Web Sites
The Math Forum at Drexel: Problems of the Week | Famous Problems in the History of Mathematics — Problems of the week are in each of a variety of categories (including math fundamentals, pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, and pre-calculus).
Figure This! Math Challenges for Families — Interactive mathematics miscellany and puzzles
Cut the Knot! Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles — A simply amazing page with hundreds of proofs, puzzles, and little facts for any mathematical ability.