Math Resources

Illustrative Mathematics – Illustrative Mathematics™ was originally developed at the University of Arizona. It was started in 2011 as an initiative of the Institute for Mathematics & Education funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and has operated since 2013 as a nonprofit corporation.

Achieve the Core ( – This website is full of free content designed to help educators understand and implement the Common Core State Standards. It includes practical tools designed to help students and teachers see their hard work deliver results. was created in the spirit of collaboration. Please steal these tools and share them with others.

Inside Mathematics – Inside Mathematics provides a resource for educators around the world who struggle to provide the best mathematics instruction they can for their students.

EduCore (ASCD) – This site has several resources/lessons for Middle School and High School teachers to use with their students.

Share My Lesson – Use this index of Common Core State Standards to find aligned resources for mathematics instruction. (Updated in 2013)

Mathematics Assessment Project (MARS) – The project is working to design and develop well-engineered assessment tools to support US schools in implementing the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics.

Yummy Math – This site provides teachers with an easy way to bring real-life into their math classrooms. That Math Lady has utilized Yummy Math to incorporate higher-order thinking Problem-Based Learning in her STEAM and math classroom.

Mathalicious – Sign up for real-world lessons to help middle (and high school) teachers address CCSS while challenging students to think critically about real-world prolems! (Free & paid lessons available.)

Louisiana Believes – Louisiana’s Department of Education created several math guides (including this one for 6-8 educators). This guide is meant to support teachers in supplementing math instruction for students. Read page 6 of this guide for more information about Louisiana Believe’s instructional materials. Visit LA’s Dept. of Education website for more information.

EngageNY – is developed and maintained by the New York State Education Department (NYSED) to support the implementation of key aspects of the New York State Board of Regents Reform Agenda, which is based on CCSS. There is an extensive library of lessons (in modules) for each grade level in Reading and Math.

Math Stars – These are mathy newsletters – classified by grade level – created by NCDPI that can be downloaded and given to students to challenge them beyond the classroom setting.

Hungry Teacher – This website, unlike traditional math curriculum sites, offers real-world math activities that promote student engagement, collaboration, & problem-solving with your students. You can search for lessons based on grade level or topic. Some lessons are free and some require a membership.

LearnZillion – offers a free and growing set of Math and English Language resources (including instructional videos) for grades 2-12 that have been developed by expert teachers directly from the Common Core State Standards.

Virtual Nerd – This site provides free lessons & instructional tutorials to middle school to Algebra 2 students.

IXL – This site provides comprehensive, standards-aligned math and language arts practice for K–12. Any student can practice 20 problems for free each day, or you can sign up for a membership to have access to all of the cool features IXL provides learners.

Khan Academy – Khan Academy offers FREE practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.

Guilford County Schools’ Math Standard Maps

The Actuarial Foundation

NYC Dept. of Education Student Tasks – Students, parents and teachers can search a full list of student tasks by grade level and standard.

Open Middle This site contains unique problems which require a higher depth of knowledge than most problems that assess procedural and conceptual understanding.   They support the Common Core State Standards and  provide students with opportunities for discussing their thinking.


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