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The best sites will try to teach or instruct about math, though clear, easy-to-follow explanations of topics are useful as well.

**educational**web sites of interest to educators, parents, students and professionals emphasizing the teaching or learning of various aspects of math or math topics.The best sites will try to teach or instruct about math, though clear, easy-to-follow explanations of topics are useful as well.

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The Math Page

Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry and calculus lessons. From Lawrence Spector from the Borough of Manhattan Community College, The City University of New York.

Alasdair's Musings

A blog discussing matters relating to mathematics education, mainly at the tertiary level, with discussions on software, and sometimes from an Australian perspective.

Answering Mathematics Helper

Exercise tool to practice addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, trigonometry and fuzzy logic problems.

Better Explained

Descriptions of a variety of topics from arithmetic to calculus using examples and historical connotations. Includes graphs and diagrams.

BrainTrax

Offers assistance in algebra, geometry, trigonometry and calculus. Contains real-world examples, detailed example problems, and interactive features. Internet Explorer 5.0+ on a Windows PC is required.

Bymath.com

Online mathematical high school. Includes sections of curriculum of elementary mathematics and practice tests.

Canadian Mathematical Society - Math Projects for Science Fairs

Offers ideas for contestants for various topics such as numbers, time scheduling, games, geometry, and combinatorics.

Children's Mathematics

A network of teachers, educators and students interested in supporting and developing children's early graphic interpretations of mathematical concepts.

Chisenbop Tutorial

A method of doing basic arithmetic using the fingers that is attributed to the Korean tradition.

Common Errors in Undergraduate Mathematics

Describes the errors seen most frequently in undergraduate mathematics, the most likely causes and remedies. Avoid these in order to improve class performance.

Computer Based Math

Project to rebuild mathematics education with computer-based computation.

Coolmath.com

An amusement park of mathematics. Puzzles and number problems, fractals, geometry, calculus, algebra, online games, online calculators, and links.

Cornell University: Historical Math Monographs

Digital images of many famous and important math texts Indexed by author and title.

Count On

Features games, puzzles and competitions for all ages. Details of events, an online maths museum, newspaper and magazines. Resources for parents and teachers.

Create a Test

Generates GCSE and IGCSE maths papers on request, for using in secondary schools.

Curious Math

Tricks and rules for quickly calculating certain types of problems. Also has some entertaining trivia and facts that are nice to slip into casual conversation.

Cut the Knot: Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles

Features instructional games and puzzles based on a variety of math topics. Includes more serious articles about the language of math and related links.

Cynthia Lanius: Fractals

Features class exercises and lessons or making fractals. Includes explanation of this unique image and types of formulas that are used to create it.

Dyscalculia

Explains what this math learning difficulty is, signs of a child having this disease, and basic screening topics.

Dyscalculia

Learning disability that inverts numeral digits, making it difficult to do basic math functions. Teaching and learning tips for memorizing formulas; working on exercises and taking tests; articles on learning disorders; links to related resources.

GCSE Maths Revision

Features brief reviews of basic math concepts, from numbers and fractions to probability and statistics. Also, includes formula page and help forum.

Gelatinous Vector Components

Meant for Grade 7-9 (age 12-14), younger and older. This experiment demonstrates the x and y components of a vector force.

Interactive Math Server

Interactive exercises, online calculators and plotters, mathematical recreations. Available in French and English.

An Invitation To Mathematics

A free tutorial that explains difficult algebra, trigonometry and calculus concepts to beginning middle/high school students in a simplified way that they can understand and use.

K-12 Activities

MathMol (Mathematics and Molecules) is designed to serve as an introductory starting point for K-12 students and teachers interested in the field of molecular modeling and its application to mathematics.

Keith Devlin - The Math Guy

The professor is a regular visitor to NPR's Weekend Edition, where he discusses math topics, both popular and theoretical. Includes links to NPR segments for this show since 1995.

The Living Mathematics Project

Working to apply recent advances in computer programming languages and the technology of the World Wide Web to construct a new medium for the communication of Mathematics. Includes links to several visualization sites. [Java.]

Math Abundance

Tutorial covers trigonometry, vectors, lines,complex numbers, cubic equations sequences and limits, continuity derivatives, minimum and maximum values, exponential and logarithmic functions, hyperbolic functions, finding roots of equations, integration, polar coordinates and integration.

Math and Other Resources for New Chicago Teachers

Links to resources on math and teaching math in Chicago public schools.

Math as Language

A brief discussion of math lingo and how it is different from regular communications. Includes additional resource links.

Math Centre

Free mathematics support materials for UK university professionals and students.

Math Forum Quick Reference

Resources for teaching all levels of K-12 math.

Math Help

Tips and techniques for sixth grade math through high school, and offers one-on-one help for math students using a variety of methods.

Math in Daily Life

Virtual exhibit looks at the ways people use math every day, from cooking to planning for retirement. Offers teachers labs and workshops.

Math Magic

K-12 telecommunications project motivates students to use computer technology while increasing problem-solving strategies and communications skills. Posts challenges in four categories (k-3, 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12) to trigger each registered team to pair up with another team and engage in a problem-solving dialog.

Math Skills

Provides regular newsletters, survey data, a discussion group and conference details, as well as resource lists.

Math.com

Homework help, tutoring, and formulas.

Mathematics Learning and Assessment

Sharing Innovative Practices. A report on innovations at various UK universities.

The Mathematics of Cartography

Learning math through maps.

Mathematics Reference

Trigonometry identities and calculus rules for integration and differentiation.

Mathguide

A mathematics-related, one-stop website for interactive lessons, puzzles, educational issues, terminology, help, projects and lessons.

Mathnasium

Offers math tutoring for kids from preschool to high school. Locations across the United States and in 15 countries around the world.

MathSphere

For teachers and parents to download practice worksheets and tests to improve children's achievement. Competitions, children's pages and children's contributions.

MathWorld Interactive

Participating students from all over the world work on open-ended word problems called MathWorld Interactive Challenges. During the cycle, students discuss, share ideas, meet each other, and ask questions on the he MathWorld Interactive Message Boards.

MCA's Free Online Math Lessons

Features selected learning modules for arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, statistics and probability. Includes some resource links.

Mortensen Math

Products designed for a mathematics curriculum by an educator and mathematician. Includes online activities for kids.

Murderous Maths

Books, games, hints, tricks.

Nabla

Mathematics online learning resource for students of secondary schools, high schools, colleges and universities.

Natural Math

To create and then develop an environment for learning mathematics. Articles, software tools and links.

Navigational Vectors

Interactive site allows students to solve a real world problem using science and mathematics. Learn about vectors by using real-time weather maps and by tracking real planes flying in the U.S. skies.

Newsgroup k12.ed.math

Web page for the newsgroup k12.ed.math. Contains the charter, FAQ and other information about the newsgroup.

NRICH

Online resource for learners and teachers, featuring groups of themed problems, children's solutions and support for teachers.

Numeracy

Those interested and involved in adult mathematical literacy may find helpful input at the numeracy discussion list.

The Online Math Tests Home Page

Contains interactive tests in algebra, geometry and trigonometry for students preparing to go to college.

The Online Test Page

Interactive mathematics and verbal online tests.

Pre-Sessional Maths

Refresher programme at Loughborough University.

Primary Arithmetic, or Math

Four booklets that one can easily copy: one of math games for ages 4-8, two about teaching early math, and one that is more general. Some worksheets, number charts.

Problem of the Week

Creative and challenging math problems appropriate for high school students, updated often (usually weekly). Questions are archived.

Project Links

Contains modules for probability and statistics, discreet math, linear systems and advanced calculus. Developed by the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

QELP Web Site

Quantitative Environmental Learning Project (QELP) at Seattle Central Community College. Resources to integrate math and environmental science in college classrooms.

Reaching the Second Tier: Learning and Teaching Styles in College Education

Discusses the study conducted by Sheila Tobias about two groups of science students that are separated by personal math class experience. Also, explains ways to discover a student's strong point as far as assimilating and processing knowledge.

S.O.S. Math

Contains tutorials covering algebra, geometry, calculus, differential equations, matrices, and complex variables. Reviews the most important results, techniques and formulas. Presented in worksheet format and require active participation. Includes practice quizzes and forum board.

SimCalc Project

Proposes a democritization of the learning of calculus through a combination of technology and curriculum reform. Main focus is to make basic concepts accessible to a variety of students by using a more intuitive approach. Includes information about current school projects. Also, lists online publications (in PDF format).

Slates, Sliderules and Software - Teaching Math in America

Covers the use of chalk boards, geometrical models, rulers, and, calculators and computers to assist the teaching of mathematical concepts. Explains the overseas influence in education and America's additional contribution to the use of these tools. Article is from the Smithsonian Institute.

The STIMULUS Project

STIMULUS - peer assisted learning (PAL) through visits to schools. University students visit schools to share with school students their enthusiasm for science, engineering, computers, mathematics or medical sciences and, guided by experienced teachers, to assist the pupils in their school work.

The Student Support Centre (UK) Ltd

Home based learning materials to supplement classroom work using Maths and English videos for ages 5-18. With over 40,000 students the results speak for themselves.

Study Skills Online

An electronic guide to some of the best ways to study by Martin Greenhow, Brunel University.

Super Maths World

Interactive maths games.

Teachers' Lab - Patterns in Mathematics

Teachers explore how patterns occur in numbers and in words in this interactive lab.

Transum

Free maths teaching and learning resources designed for both students and teachers in upper primary and lower secondary schools. Includes the "Starter of the Day".

Truth About Math Standards and Math Reform

Essays opposed to NCTM Standards-based math reform, with a number of essays by Bill Quirk.

Vectors by the University of Guelph

Explanations notations, arithmetic operations, rules and the relationship to Cartesian graphs.

Visual Mathematics

Visual Mathematics is a forum for the dialogue between artists and scientists.

Waldomaths

Interactive mathematics with Java applets and videos, written by a teacher, for the teaching and independent learning of secondary-level mathematics.

The Wonders of Vedic Mathematics

An alternative way of learning mathematics based on Sanskrit religious texts.

Xocxoc

Glossary of mathematical mistakes; quotes; puzzles and problems; links.

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