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Phone: 208-282-7900
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The Idaho Regional Mathematics Center Region I library has many items available for teachers!  We have over 170 books ranging from children’s literature that can be used to teach a wide variety of subjects, fun activities, and National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) resources!  Our library also includes over 50 math manipulatives.  Please see below for full list of our resources (for a list complete with descriptors and pictures, please open the file entitled Resource Lists).  When you find an item you’d like to check out simply fill out the corresponding form (files below) and send the completed request to irmc@uidaho.edu.  All items are available to be checked out for up to four weeks.  At the end of the four weeks you are able to request an item renewal (though this is not guarenteed to be approved).  If you have any additional questions or concerns please email them to irmc@uidaho.edu.

Resource Lists

  • Literature Books
    • Fractions, Decimals, and Percents by David A. Adler
    • Fraction Fun by David A. Adler
    • Mystery Math: First Book of Algebra by David A. Adler
    • Shape Up! Fun With Triangles and Other Polygons by David A. Adler
    • Anno’s Mysterious Multiplying Jar by Masaichiro and Mitsumasa Anno
    • Bats Around the Clock by Kathi Applet
    • Isabel’s Car Wa$h by Shelia Bair
    • Why Pi? by Johnny Ball
    • Lucky Beans by Becky Birtha
    • The Great Math Tattle Battle by Anne Bowen
    • Spaghetti and Meatballs for All! by Marilyn Burns
    • The Greedy Triangle by Marilyn Burns
    • Multiplying Menace: The Revenge of Rumpelstiltskin by Pam Calvert
    • The Multiplying Menace Divides by Pam Calvert
    • Five Little Monkeys Go Shopping by Eileen Christelow
    • A Million dots by Andrew Clements
    • Two Ways to Count to Ten by Ruby Dee
    • One Grain of Rice by Demi
    • Full House An Invitation to Fractions by Dayle Ann Dodds
    • Minnie’s Diner: A Multiplying Menu by Dayle Ann Dodds
    • The Great Divide: A Mathematical Marathon by Dayle Ann Dodds
    • A Very Improbable Story by Edward Eishorn
    • Pythagoras and the Ratios by Julie Ellis
    • What’s Your Angle, Pythagoras? by Julie Ellis
    • This Tree Counts!  By Alison Formento
    • Double Play! Monkeying Around with Addition by Betsy Franco
    • A Cloak for the Dreamer by Aileen Friedman
    • The King’s Commissioners by Aileen Friedman
    • Piece=Part=Portion: Fractions=Decimals=Percents by Scott Gifford
    • Great Estimations by Bruce Goldstone
    • Greater Estimations by Bruce Goldstone
    • Telling Time with Big Mama Cat by Dan Harper
    • Zero the Hero by Joan Holub and Tom Lichtenheld
    • Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt by Deborah Hopkinson
    • The Doorbell Rang by Pat Hutchins
    • 2X2=Boo! A Set of Spooky Multiplication Stories by Loreen Leedy
    • Follow the Money! by Loreen Leedy
    • Fraction Action by Loreen Leedy
    • It’s Probably Penny  by Loreen Leedy
    • Mapping Penny’s World by Loreen Leedy
    • Measuring Penny by Loreen Leedy
    • Missing Math: A Number Mystery by Loreen Leedy
    • Mission Addition by Loreen Leedy
    • Seeing Symmetry by Loreen Leedy
    • Subtraction Action by Loreen Leedy
    • The Great Graph Contest by Loreen Leedy
    • The Mon$ter Money Book by Loreen Leedy
    • Arithme-Tickle: An Even Number of Odd Riddle-Rhymes by J. Patrick Lewis
    • Edgar Allan Poe’s Pie: Math Puzzlers in Classic Poems by J. Patrick Lewis
    • A Place for Zero by Angeline Sparagna LoPresti
    • Sea Shapes by Suse MacDonald
    • Tyrannosaurus Math by Michelle Markel
    • Rabbits Rabbits Everywhere by Ann McCallum
    • The Lion’s Share: A Tale of Halving Cake and Eating It, Too by Matthew McElligot
    • Teddy Bear Math by Barbara Barbieri McGrath
    • How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? by Margaret McNamara
    • Monster Math by Anne Miranda
    • Toads and Tessellations by Sharon Morrisette
    • Amanda Bean’s Amazing Dream by Cindy Neuschwander
    • Mummy Math: An Adventure in Geometry by Cindy Neuschwander
    • How Much, How Many, How Far, How Heavy, How Long, How Tall is 1000? by Helen Nolan
    • Three Sides to Every Story: A Triangle Mystery by Dr. Pat Orazio
    • The Warlord’s Alarm by Virginia Walton Pilegard
    • The Warlord’s Beads by Virginia Walton Pilegard
    • The Warlord’s Fish by Virginia Walton Pilegard
    • The Warlord’s Kites by Virginia Walton Pilegard
    • The Warlord’s Messengers by Virginia Walton Pilegard
    • The Warlord’s Puppeteers by Virginia Walton Pilegard
    • The Warlord’s Puzzle by Virginia Walton Pilegard
    • A Remainder of One by Elinor J. Pinczes
    • One Hundred Hungry Ants by Elinor J. Pinczes
    • Zachary Zormer Shape Transformer by Joanne Reisberg
    • Sideways Arithmetic from Wayside School by Louis Sachar
    • G is for Googol: A Math Alphabet Book by David M. Schwartz
    • How Much is a Million? by David M. Schwartz
    • If You Hopped Like a Frog by David M. Schwartz
    • On Beyond a Million by David M. Schwartz
    • Math Cruse by David M. Schwartz
    • Counting Crocodiles by David M. Schwartz
    • Whole-y Cow! Fractions are Fun by David M. Schwartz
    • Miss Fox’s Class Earns a Field Trip by David M. Schwartz
    • Cook-A-Doodle-Doo by Janet Stevens and Susan Stevens Crummel
    • Bears and Baseball by Dr. Micah Stohlmann
    • Bears and Baseball: Battling the Injury Bug by Dr. Micah Stohlmann
    • Only One of You by Dr. Micah Stohlmann
    • The Little Engineer that Could by Dr. Micah Stohlmann
    • Trick of Dog Treat by Dr. Micah Stohlmann
    • The Best of Times by Greg Tang
    • The Grapes of Math by Greg Tang
    • Math Appeal by Greg Tang
    • Math Fables: Lessons that Count by Greg Tang
    • Math Fables Too: Making Science Count by Greg Tang
    • Math for All Seasons by Greg Tang
    • Math Potatoes by Greg Tang
    • Math-terpieces: The Art of Problem-Solving by Greg Tang
    • Grandfather Tang’s Story: A Tale Told with Tangrams by Ann Tompert
    • Zero, Zilch, Nada: Counting to None by Wendy Ulmer
    • Math Jokes 4 Mathy Folks by G. Patrick Vennebush
    • Can You Count to a Googol?  by Robert E. Wells
    • Sixteen Cows by Lisa Wheeler

  • Activity Books
    • Algebra & Geometry: Anything But Square
    • The Amazing Mathematical Amusement Arcade
    • Cartoon Corner: Humor-Based Mathematics Activities
    • Cartoon Corner 2
    • The Colossal Book of Mathematics
    • Graphing Crime (Read World Data)
    • Graphing Global Politics (Read World Data)
    • Graphing Health and Disease (Read World Data)
    • Graphing Immigration (Read World Data)
    • Graphing Money (Read World Data)
    • Graphing Natural Disasters (Read World Data)
    • Graphing Sports (Read World Data)
    • Graphing War and Conflict (Read World Data)
    • Knotty Number Problems & Other Puzzles
    • The Mathemagician and Pied Piper
    • Mathematical Cavalcade
    • Mathematical Jamboree
    • Mathematical Pandora's Box
    • Mathematical Puzzle Tales
    • Quadrant Quandaries: Puzzling on the X and Y Axes
    • Quadrant Quandaries: Vol. 2 Puzzling on the X and Y Axes
    • Riddles of the Sphinx: And Other Mathematical Puzzle Tales
    • Round Table Geometry: Sir Cumference Classroom Activities
    • Show Me the Money: Making CENTS of Economics
    • Solve This: Math Activities for Students and Clubs
    • Stats! The Greatest Numbers in Sports
    • The Mathematics of Automobiles and Transportation
    • The Mathematics of Banking and Credit
    • The Mathematics of Housing and Taxes
    • The Mathematics of Personal Finance & Investments
    • The Mathematics of Trades and Professions
    • The Mathematics of Work
    • What's Your Game?
    • Winning Ways for Your Mathematical Plays

  • NCTM Books
    • 5 Practices for Orchestrating Productive Mathematics Discussions
    • 5 Practices for Orchestrating Productive Task-Based Discussions in Science
    • Administrator’s Guide: How to Support and Improve Mathematics Education in Your School
    • Beyond Good Teaching: Advancing Mathematics Education for ELLs
    • Common Core Mathematics in a PLC at Work, Grades K-2
    • Common Core Mathematics in a PLC at Work, Grades 3-5
    • Common Core Mathematics in a PLC at Work, Grades 6-8
    • Common Core Mathematics in a PLC at Work, High School
    • Common Core Mathematics in a PLC at Work, Leader’s Guide
    • Connecting the NCTM Process Standards & the CCSSM Practices
    • Developing Essential Understanding of Addition and Subtraction Pre-K-Grade 2
    • Developing Essential Understanding of Algebraic Thinking Grades 3-5
    • Developing Essential Understanding of Expressions, Equations & Functions Grades 6-8
    • Developing Essential Understanding of Functions Grades 9-12
    • Developing Essential Understanding of Geometry Grades 6-8
    • Developing Essential Understanding of Geometry Grades 9-12
    • Developing Essential Understanding of Mathematical Reasoning Pre-K-Grade 8
    • Developing Essential Understanding of Number and Numeration Pre-K-Grade 2
    • Developing Essential Understanding of Proof and Proving Grades 9-12
    • Developing Essential Understanding of Rational Numbers Grades 3-5
    • Developing Essential Understanding of Ratios, Proportions & Proportional Reasoning Grades 6-8
    • Developing Essential Understanding of Statistics Grades 6-8
    • Developing Essential Understanding of Statistics Grades 9-12
    • Focus in High School Mathematics Reasoning and Sense Making
    • Good Questions Great Ways to Differentiate Mathematics Instruction
    • High-Yield Routines Grades K-8
    • Implementing the Common Core State Standards through Mathematics Problem Solving Kindergarten-Grade 2
    • Implementing the Common Core State Standards through Mathematics Problem Solving Grades 6-8
    • Implementing the Common Core State Standards through Mathematics Problem Solving High School
    • Mathematics Formative Assessment: 75 Practical Strategies for Linking Assessment, Instruction, and Learning
    • Models of Intervention in Mathematics Reweaving the  Tapestry
    • More Good Questions Great Ways to Differentiate Secondary Mathematics Instruction
    • Navigating through Algebra in PreKindergarten-Grade 2
    • Navigating through Geometry in Grades 9-12
    • Navigating through Number and Operations Grades 3-5
    • Navigating through Number and Operations Grades 6-8
    • One Equals Zero and Other Mathematical Surprises, Paradoxes, Fallacies and Mind Bogglers
    • Putting Essential Understanding of Fractions into Practice 3-5
    • Putting Essential Understanding of Multiplication and Division into Practice 3-5
    • Rich & Engaging Mathematical Tasks Grades 5-9
    • Share & Compare: A Teacher’s Story About Helping Children Become Problem Solvers in Mathematics
    • Smarter Together! Collaboration and Equity in the Elementary Math Classroom
    • Strength in Numbers: Collaborative Learning in Secondary Mathematics
    • Success From the Start Your First Years Teaching Secondary Mathematics
    • Teaching Mathematics for Social Justice
    • The Elementary Mathematics Specialist’s Handbook
    • The Impact of Identity in K-8 Mathematics Rethinking Equity-Based Practices
    • Uncomplicating Fractions to Meet Common Core Standards in Math, K-7

  • Manipulatives
    • 30 Challenging Picture Graphs
    • 30m or 100ft Measuring Tape
    • Advanced Geometric Shapes
    • A-Ha! Brainteaser Kit Game
    • Algebra Tiles
    • All Hands on Deck Manipulative Kit
    • Base 10 Class Set
    • Basic Geometric Construction Kit
    • Blank Transparent Spinners
    • Bosse Tiles Class Set
    • Classroom Dice Kit
    • Classroom Domino Kit
    • Clinometers
    • Conceptual Bingo: Convert Fraction-Decimal-Percent
    • Conceptual Bingo: Fractions
    • Conceptual Bingo: Integers
    • Conceptual Bingo: Polynomials
    • Conceptual Bingo: Rational Numbers
    • Conceptual Bingo: Square Roots & Quadratic Equations
    • Data & Chance Kit
    • Digital Compact Scale
    • Elapsed Time Kit
    • Equivalence Tiles Set
    • Fraction Circles & Fraction Squares
    • Fraction Tiles Class Set
    • Fraction Tower Activity Set
    • Geoboards
    • Geometry Dominoes
    • Geometry Kit
    • Geosolids
    • Geostix
    • Hands-On Trigonometry Proofs
    • I have…Who has…? Game
    • Marilyn Burns Fraction Kit
    • Math in the Cards Kit
    • Measuring Kit Part 1
    • Measuring Kit Part 2
    • Merf Money Counter and Rods
    • Money Classroom Kit
    • Pattern Blocks
    • Polygons & Polygon Book Set
    • Reflect-View Classroom Set
    • Rekenreks Part 1
    • Rekenreks Part 2
    • Spinzone Magnetic Whiteboard Spinners
    • Tangram Kit
    • Tangrams
    • The House that Pythagoras Built
    • Transparent Counters
    • TrigTrainer
    • Various Dice
    • Vertical is Better! Desk Number Line
    • What’s My Number? Game
    • Whiteboard Class Set
    • Whiteboard Writing Set
  • Articulated Standards
Center Director
Dr. Julie Amador
Email: jamador@uidaho.edu
Phone: (208) 664-7010

Regional Math Specialist
Dr. Abe Wallin
Email: wallin@uidaho.edu

Program Coordinator
Jode Keehr
Email: jkeehr@uidaho.edu
Phone: (208) 292-2514
Administrative Specialist
Christopher Chilton
Email: cchilton@uidaho.edu