This guide contains resources for educators focused on teaching mathematics

- Beaded Number Line Grade 3Ideas presented by Nicki Newman focus on how to use a beaded number line to teach math concepts to grade 3 students
- Beaded Number Line Grade 4Ideas presented by Nicki Newman focus on how to use a beaded number line to teach math concepts to grade 4 students
- Beaded Number Line Grade 5Ideas presented by Nicki Newman focus on how to use a beaded number line to teach math concepts to grade 5 students
- Beaded Number Line with Nicki NewtonIdeas for using a beaded number line to teach math concepts from K-3
- CasioEducation PlaylistCasio (a popular source of math calculators) has also begun posting videos on its YouTube channel to help students learn how to work through critical mathematical concepts using its calculators.
- Khan AcademyFree personalized math learning resources are available for all ages. Video learning segments are followed by practice activities.
- MathologerA youtube channel by math professors, Burkard Polster and Marty Ross. These videos tackle fascinating formulas and theorems and walk users through examples to test knowledge along the way.
- Math Songs by NumberRockCartoon videos of songs to help students from K-6 remember math concepts.
- Math Teacher LoungeMath Teacher Lounge is a video series designed just for K–12 math educators. In each episode, co-hosts Bethany Lockhart Johnson and Dan Meyer chat with guests, digging deep into the math and educational topics you care about.
- TED: A Brief History of Banned NumbersThey say the pen is mightier than the sword, and authorities have often agreed. From outlawed religious tracts and revolutionary manifestos to censored and burned books, we know the potential power of words to overturn the social order. But as strange as it may seem, some numbers have also been considered dangerous enough to ban.
- TED: A Clever Way to Estimate Enormous NumbersThis video tells the story of physicist Enrico Fermi, who was very good at making fast estimations of big number problems. Learn how he used the power of 10 to make reasonable estimates of large numbers (like how many piano tuners in the city of Chicago).
- TED: How Does Math Guide Our Ships at Sea?Without math, would our seafaring ancestors ever have seen the world? Explore the beginnings of logarithms through the history of navigation, adventure and new worlds.
- TED: How High Can You Count on Your Fingers?How high can you count on your fingers? It seems like a question with an obvious answer. After all, most of us have ten fingers -- or to be more precise, eight fingers and two thumbs. This gives us a total of ten digits on our two hands, which we use to count to ten. But is that really as high as we can go?
- TED: How to Organize, Add and Multiply MatricesWhen you're working on a problem with lots of numbers, as in economics, cryptography or 3D graphics, it helps to organize those numbers into a grid, or matrix. Bill Shillito shows us how to work with matrices, with tips for adding, subtracting and multiplying (but not dividing!).
- TED: How We Can Fix Math Education through PlayMath tends to inspire groans, moans and a fair amount of anxiety. But is there any way to make math enjoyable? Or, dare we say … fun?
- TED: Making Sense of Irrational NumbersLike many heroes of Greek myths, the philosopher Hippasus was rumored to have been mortally punished by the gods. But what was his crime? Did he murder guests or disrupt a sacred ritual? No, Hippasus's transgression was mathematically proving the hitherto unprovable. Ganesh Pai describes the history and math behind irrational numbers.
- TED: The mathematics of sidewalk illusionsLearn about the technique involved with sidewalk illusions where artists represent 3D views on 2D surfaces. This video describes perspective, with specific reference to 3D street art.
- TED: The Mighty Mathematics of the LeverArchimedes once said “Give me a place to stand, and I shall move the Earth.” While the idea of a person moving such a huge mass on their own might sound impossible, chances are you’ve seen this idea in action at your local playground.
- TED: Why Do People Get So Anxious about Math?Have you ever sat down to take a math test and immediately felt your heart beat faster and your palms start to sweat? This is called math anxiety, and if it happens to you, you’re not alone: Researchers think about 20 percent of the population suffers from it.
- TED: Why You Can't Divide by ZeroIn the world of math, many strange results are possible when we change the rules. But there’s one rule that most of us have been warned not to break: don’t divide by zero. How can the simple combination of an everyday number and a basic operation cause such problems?

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