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Essentials to Mathematics  Arithmetic and Algebra Worksheets Grade 9Grade 12112 supplemental worksheets, 8 chapter tests, with an answer key and final exam, make this a valuable supplemental resource for review and remediation in high school and college entry math classes. Luttrell compiled activities and worksheets developed over... 
NAD Standards for High School Math Courses Grade 9Grade 12Download the performance standards for mathematics courses in North American Adventist high schools: PreAlgebra 
A Mathematics Challenge for Tomorrow KindergartenGrade 12Students in Seventhday Adventist schools score close to the national norm in math on standardized tests. Some suggestions for improvement are given in the article, including having studentcentered and studentdirected classrooms and showing students math... 
An Annotated List of Web Resources for Math Educators KindergartenLifelongA comprehensive list of useful web resources for teachers in K16 settings. Titles include: Math Forum; MATHCOUNTS; A+ Math; Math Goodies; Exactly How is Math Used in Technology?; Students Math Notes; Texas Instruments Educational Resources; The Grey Labyrinth;... 
Are Your Students Scared to Death of Mathematics? KindergartenGrade 12This article from the JAE special math issue deals with how to help students overcome their fear of math, in particular problem solving. Suggestions for how to teach problem solving include teachers preparing themselves to teach, helping students develop a... 
Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences TertiaryLifelongA network of Christian mathematicians dedicated to integrating mathematics with faith and to promoting quality teaching. Website includes information about conferences, membership and the free online journal. 
Best Practices  Understanding Challenges in Learning Math KindergartenGrade 12Many students experience math anxiety. Educators can unintentionally contribute to this with their own negative attitudes towards mathematics. This presentation from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session focuses on the "prevalence, causes, and best practices... 
Computers and Mathematics  A Revolution in Progress KindergartenGrade 12Computer technology has a great capacity to help students with mastery in mathematics through drill and practice or problem solving, using Logo to develop concepts, concentration on problem solving techniques, cooperative learning with computers, and moving... 
Contemporary Ideas for Teaching SecondaryLevel Mathematics Grade 9Grade 12Robert Moore and Ted Hodgson present practical ideas for teaching secondary math classes. These include using mathematical software; letting students teach concepts; emphasizing the connectedness of mathematics; addressing the cognitive and affective components... 
Discovering Geometry Through PatchPictures KindergartenGrade 8This article discusses the use of geometric shapes to make pictures. Students learn that the 'prime figures' can be combined to make new shapes, and that shapes can overlap. In using their creativity, students can learn and understand aspects of geometry through... 
Doing Twice as Much Maths in Half the Time  Implementing Scrum Methodology in a Year 7 Mathematics Classroom Grade 5Grade 12Originally used by software companies, the Scrum project management model is a way of thinking designed to increase team and individual productivity. Kingston describes his method and results after adapting the model for his middle school math class. 
Engaging Elementary Students in Geometry and Measurement KindergartenGrade 8This article shares several activities drawn from a set of 158 lessons which seek to engage students and teachers in active mathematics learning. The activities include: classification of plane figures; classification of space figures; making an inch or centimeter... 
Everyone Wins With Math Teams KindergartenGrade 8A successful way of helping elementary students achieve success in math is to develop Math Teams comprised of student/teacher teams at school, and student/family teams at home. The home team is made up of parents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and interested family... 
Geogebra  Powertool for Your Math Classroom Grade 7Grade 12This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation explores the use of Geogebra, a free internet tool, in the math classroom. Examples from algebra through calculus will be shown, as well as an introduction to the web site with many lesson ideas that have been... 
Go Math! Yearly Plans for Grades 1  4 Grade 1Grade 4Four yearly plans for the Math curriculum using the Go Math text series for grades 1  4. They are designed to help the teacher stay on track by laying out the entire school year in weeks. They are also aligned with common core performance standards by each... 
Higher Education in Sint Maarten: Fostering Growth of Teacher Knowledge in Mathematics and Science TertiaryLifelong"A needs analysis conducted as part of the foundationbased education (FBE) innovation on the island territory of Sint Maarten indicated the need for additional training of early primary teachers (PK–2) in mathematics and science education. Seven... 
I Wish My Freshman Students Knew... Grade 5TertiaryA college freshman math teacher shares mathematical skills, attitudes, and understandings essential to college education. 
Improving Math Achievement Test Scores KindergartenGrade 8This article from the JAE special math issue suggests techniques for assuring success in math achievement tests and analyzes the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills. Teachers should test students frequently throughout the school year, use questions that will recall... 
Improving Students' Mathematical Thinking Grade 1Tertiary"Mathematical thinking is understood and appreciated in academic circles. Such thinking differs from thinking in other subjects in its vocabulary, symbols, and grammar. It requires working with multiple solutions and problem generation by thinking across... 
Integrity Math Poster Grade 6TertiaryIllustrate the concept of integrity with this 720x540 px poster in your mathematics classroom. 
International Students in Independent Schools  The Divide Between Attitude to Mathematics Class and Perception of Classroom Environment Grade 9Grade 12"The experience of students with a nonEnglish speaking background (NESB) studying in Australian independent school classrooms is an ongoing concern for administrators of these schools. This paper reports on research by Kilgour and Rickards (2009) into... 
JAE Editorial: The Blessings of Math KindergartenGrade 12In this editorial Beverly RobinsonRumble explores the rationale that mathematics, taught from a Christian perspective, can not only prepare students to enter the highly technological world of the 21st Century, but also help them understand the fundamental... 
JAE Editorial: Making Sense of Mathematics KindergartenGrade 12Has the traditional curricula of elementary mathematics classes shortchanged students? Beverly Rumble's editorial addresses this question and much more in this JAE issue dedicated to mathematics. Articles in this issue include: A... 
JAE Editorial: Mathematics Education KindergartenGrade 12In this special issue on math education, national concerns about education are confronted in the specific context of math education, the dwindling number of qualified teachers, and the adequate preparation of students in SDA schools. Articles in... 
JAE Editorial: The Adventure of Mathematics KindergartenGrade 12Guest editor Wil Clarke introduces the issue featuring articles to inspire and encourage Christian teachers as they lead students into the adventure of mathematics. Articles included: Making a Difference... 
JAE: Of Interest to Teachers  December 1990 KindergartenLifelongThis Journal of Adventist Education column features current news, reports, and updates of interest to educators. In this issue: Average Teacher Work Week; What Teachers Do All Week; Teachers Rate Problems in SDA Schools; Violence in Schools; Teachers... 
Launching a Program of Individualized Math Instruction KindergartenGrade 12The purpose of this article in the JAE special math issue is to provide a model for individualization in math instruction that caters to the uniqueness of each child. Advice given is designed to assist teachers in implementing a model that will help children... 
Lively Math Teaching What is it? How is it Done? KindergartenGrade 12This article in the JAE special math issue introduces elements that teachers must have and what they must do to have successful and lively math classes. Teachers must compile concise yearly goals for their pupils; inspect the textbook and select supplementary... 
Making Math Meaningful KindergartenGrade 8Beverley Bucknor shares many handson ideas for teaching math using manipulatives in a multigrade classroom. These include number stories; banking and shopping; sequencing; geoboards; geometry; measurement (using bulletin boards); math labs; and integrating... 
Manipulators Can Master Math PreschoolGrade 8Research shows students who use manipulatives are more successful in math class, improving their grades and attitude towards mathematics. Read this article for tips on using manipulatives and a discussion of manipulatives for algebra. 
Math Strategies Resource List KindergartenGrade 12The seven pages of links on this list provide strategies, materials, and activities for all levels and areas of math. 
Mathematics in the Light of Eternity  Toward an Adventist Understanding of Mathematics Grade 5TertiaryThis article discusses “the nature and value of doing and teaching mathematics from an Adventist perspective.” Bosman explores the connections between mathematics and reality, creation, eternity, and education. 
Money Math Grade 5Grade 6This Go Math aligned unit introduces students to the value of money. It "helps them understand the basic concepts of money using addition, subtraction, shopping, sales, percentages off, basic checkbook keeping, very basic budgeting, etc. This unit is... 
Our World as Math Unit Grade 3Grade 5"Our World as Math offers students a great way to learn math concepts and enjoy learning...The purpose for creating this unit is to share and encourage educators and students that learning takes place when there is shared experience and dialogue...teachers... 
Parent Inspiration  Building Math Skills KindergartenGrade 12This newsletter features a parenting article on helping children develop math skills and number sense in early years, and successfully continue to learn math through school years. The second page lists resources to dig deeper. Ready to print or link parents... 
Peer Tutoring  Mentoring Students to Become Master Teachers KindergartenGrade 12Research and practice show that peer tutoring works. The multigrade classroom is an ideal fit for peertutoring programs. Structured lessons, flexibility of design, scaffolds such as prompt cards and role plays, students' use of mathematical language, and... 
Practical Math  What Do Debt, AIDS, and Quilts Have in Common Grade 5Grade 12The author provides practical life applications for math class at various levels, including “debt management, HIV/AIDS, interpreting statistics accurately, and understanding investing.” These and other mathrelated issues “are important for... 
Problems Arising From Streaming Mathematics Students in Australian Christian Secondary Schools Grade 8Grade 12This TEACH journal article focuses on selected sections of a wider research study that investigated the perceptions of students in upper, lower, and mixedability stream mathematics classes, regarding their classroom learning environment. The most significant... 
Rational Numbers Unit Plan Grade 7Grade 12 New!!"What are rational numbers? The foundation of a strong understanding in mathematics begins and ends with the classification of numbers. Where do they belong? What are they called? Where can I use them? How do they interact with each other? These are some... 
Revitalizing the Mathematics Learning Environment KindergartenGrade 12In the math classroom, the teacher should focus on students understanding concepts rather than overemphasizing obtaining correct answers. Students should be encouraged to look at many ways of solving problems, not merely the 'right one' the teacher provides.... 
Scientific Constructivism  A Remedy for Miseducation in Mathematics Grade 1Tertiary"Mathematics education is in serious trouble. Some call this problem 'mathematical miseducation.' Unsatisfactory performance in mathematics by students at all levels of education—elementary to tertiary—as evidenced through national and international... 
Strategies for Integrating Faith in Mathematics KindergartenGrade 12This article's philosophical basis is that mathematics is an integral part of God's creation and an understanding of its concepts will lead to discerning spiritual truths in mathematical principles, relationships, and processes. By doing this, teachers will... 
Students With Difficulties in Visual/Spatial Perception, Processing, and/or Recall KindergartenGrade 12A useful compilation of handson, practical suggestions for working with students who have difficulties with visual/spatial perception, auditory perception, vocabulary development, processing, and/or recall. 
Students with Varying Levels of Mathematics in Elementary School Classrooms  A Multigrade Problem Grade 1Grade 7In its current approach to the teaching of mathematics, elementary education requires that the student becomes an active agent in the educational process, that is, that he/she acquires a meaningful knowledge of his/her own and acquires a broader vision of... 
Symmetry and Tessellations Unit KindergartenGrade 12"This unit begins with polygons and pattern blocks, works with rotational, translational, and reflective symmetries, experiments with tessellations, and finishes with the creation of an Escherlike tessellation." Adaptable to any grade level, this... 
Teacher Training  Can it Improve Elementary Math TertiaryThis article from the JAE special math issue discusses how to train teachers for elementary math instruction, both preservice and inservice teachers. Components of a math methods course are demanding proficiency in the basic math skills; merging an understanding... 
Teaching Math in the Multigrade Classroom KindergartenGrade 8One of the biggest strengths of a multigrade class is having so many teachers in one place! Older students can help younger ones with concepts the older ones have mastered. This article tells how to implement a peer tutoring system for math in a oneroom school... 
The Common Core State Standards' Mathematical Practices  What Do They Mean for the Adventist Mathematics Classroom? KindergartenGrade 8The Common Core Standards, implemented with the Mathematical Practices, are designed to improve the way instruction is managed for all students. The NAD math standards align well with the CCSSM, and, as the elementary 2012 NAD mathematical standards have... 
The Impact of Language on Mathematical Learning: Implications from Research KindergartenGrade 12Research has shown that language skills and mathematical achievement are closely related. This article includes many ideas for working with children who have specific learning problems, such as visual/spatial perception, processing, recall, auditory perception,... 
The Impact of Use of Mathematics Manipulatives on Attitudes Toward Mathematics Success Among Students in a Multigrade Classroom Grade 7LifelongMath manipulatives are designed to help students visualize and maneuver math concepts. Many studies have been conducted using manipulatives in a singlegrade classroom. The purpose of this quantitative study was to determine the impact of a structured manipulatives... 
The Teaching Implications of Gender Inequality KindergartenLifelongConsider research on gender differences in mathematical skills, and ways to teach that increase mathematical thinking and skills for both genders. 
Three Reasons Why Your Mathematics Students Should Do WebWork Grade 5TertiaryWould you like to assign more effective homework? This 2012 NAD Teacher's Convention presentation shows how WeBWorK delivers individualized assignments with instantaneous feedback. Spending too much time grading? WeBWorK scores assignments automatically. Are... 
Tips  Math Approaches for Children KindergartenGrade 8A handout for parents suggesting approaches they can take and activities they can do to help their children learn math. 
We Love Number Talks  Let's Talk Math! KindergartenGrade 8With the presentation and handout from this 2018 NAD convention workshop, "learn Number Talks procedures and strategies for promoting math number and operation fluency and problem solving for elementary students." 
Writing in the Math Class KindergartenGrade 8There is an increased emphasis in writing across the curriculum. This article gives many practical suggestions for incorporating writing in the math class. These suggestions range from explaining processes to writing poems, letters, and story problems.