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Science/Math/Education is for 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.
http://amca01.wordpress.com/
A blog discussing matters relating to mathematics education, mainly at the tertiary level, with discussions on software, and sometimes from an Australian perspective.
http://members.tripod.com/learnmath/
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.
http://www.answermath.com/
Exercise tool to practice addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, trigonometry and fuzzy logic problems.
http://betterexplained.com/
Descriptions of a variety of topics from arithmetic to calculus using examples and historical connotations. Includes graphs and diagrams.
http://braintrax.mst.edu/
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.
http://www.bymath.com/
Online mathematical high school. Includes sections of curriculum of elementary mathematics and practice tests.
http://cms.math.ca/Education/mpsf/
Offers ideas for contestants for various topics such as numbers, time scheduling, games, geometry, and combinatorics.
http://www.childrens-mathematics.net/
A network of teachers, educators and students interested in supporting and developing children's early graphic interpretations of mathematical concepts.
http://www.cs.iupui.edu/~aharris/chis/chis.html
A method of doing basic arithmetic using the fingers that is attributed to the Korean tradition.
http://www.math.vanderbilt.edu/~schectex/commerrs/
Describes the errors seen most frequently in undergraduate mathematics, the most likely causes and remedies. Avoid these in order to improve class performance.
http://computerbasedmath.org/
Project to rebuild mathematics education with computer-based computation.
http://www.coolmath.com/
An amusement park of mathematics. Puzzles and number problems, fractals, geometry, calculus, algebra, online games, online calculators, and links.
http://historical.library.cornell.edu/math/
Digital images of many famous and important math texts Indexed by author and title.
http://www.counton.org/
Features games, puzzles and competitions for all ages. Details of events, an online maths museum, newspaper and magazines. Resources for parents and teachers.
http://www.createatest.co.uk/
Generates GCSE and IGCSE maths papers on request, for using in secondary schools.
http://www.curiousmath.com/
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.
http://cut-the-knot.com/
Features instructional games and puzzles based on a variety of math topics. Includes more serious articles about the language of math and related links.
http://math.rice.edu/~lanius/frac/
Features class exercises and lessons or making fractals. Includes explanation of this unique image and types of formulas that are used to create it.
http://www.dyscalculiainfo.org/
Explains what this math learning difficulty is, signs of a child having this disease, and basic screening topics.
http://www.dyscalculia.org/
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.
http://www.revisionworld.co.uk/gcse-revision/maths
Features brief reviews of basic math concepts, from numbers and fractions to probability and statistics. Also, includes formula page and help forum.
http://www.madsci.org/experiments/archive/854443128.Ma.html
Meant for Grade 7-9 (age 12-14), younger and older. This experiment demonstrates the x and y components of a vector force.
http://wims.unice.fr/~wims/wims.cgi
Interactive exercises, online calculators and plotters, mathematical recreations. Available in French and English.
http://www.nyu.edu/pages/mathmol/K_12.html
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.
http://www.stanford.edu/~kdevlin/MathGuy.html
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.
http://www.gocatgo.com/math/math.resources.html
Links to resources on math and teaching math in Chicago public schools.
http://www.cut-the-knot.com/language/index.shtml
A brief discussion of math lingo and how it is different from regular communications. Includes additional resource links.
http://www.mathcentre.ac.uk/
Free mathematics support materials for UK university professionals and students.
http://mathforum.org/special.html
Resources for teaching all levels of K-12 math.
http://2000clicks.com/MathHelp/
Tips and techniques for sixth grade math through high school, and offers one-on-one help for math students using a variety of methods.
http://www.learner.org/interactives/dailymath/
Virtual exhibit looks at the ways people use math every day, from cooking to planning for retirement. Offers teachers labs and workshops.
http://mathforum.org/mathmagic/
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.
http://www.hull.ac.uk/mathskills/
Provides regular newsletters, survey data, a discussion group and conference details, as well as resource lists.
http://www.math.com/
Homework help, tutoring, and formulas.
http://www.hull.ac.uk/mathskills/themes/theme3/mathskill.html
Sharing Innovative Practices. A report on innovations at various UK universities.
http://www.alcyone.com/max/reference/maths/index.html
Trigonometry identities and calculus rules for integration and differentiation.
http://www.mathguide.com/
A mathematics-related, one-stop website for interactive lessons, puzzles, educational issues, terminology, help, projects and lessons.
http://www.mathnasium.com/
Offers math tutoring for kids from preschool to high school. Locations across the United States and in 15 countries around the world.
http://www.mathsphere.com/
For teachers and parents to download practice worksheets and tests to improve children's achievement. Competitions, children's pages and children's contributions.
http://mathforum.org/mathworld/
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.
http://www.staff.vu.edu.au/mcaonline/units/index.html
Features selected learning modules for arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, statistics and probability. Includes some resource links.
http://www.mortensenmathdirect.com/
Products designed for a mathematics curriculum by an educator and mathematician. Includes online activities for kids.
http://www.murderousmaths.co.uk/
Books, games, hints, tricks.
http://www.nabla.hr/
Mathematics online learning resource for students of secondary schools, high schools, colleges and universities.
http://www.naturalmath.com/
To create and then develop an environment for learning mathematics. Articles, software tools and links.
http://www.k12science.org/curriculum/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.
http://www.thinkspot.net/k12math/
Web page for the newsgroup k12.ed.math. Contains the charter, FAQ and other information about the newsgroup.
http://nrich.maths.org/
Online resource for learners and teachers, featuring groups of themed problems, children's solutions and support for teachers.
http://mathforum.org/epigone/numeracy/
Those interested and involved in adult mathematical literacy may find helpful input at the numeracy discussion list.
http://www.lboro.ac.uk/faculty/eng/maths/
Refresher programme at Loughborough University.
http://www3.telus.net/public/m.games/welcome.html
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.
http://www.theproblemsite.com/problems/maml/
Creative and challenging math problems appropriate for high school students, updated often (usually weekly). Questions are archived.
http://links.math.rpi.edu/
Contains modules for probability and statistics, discreet math, linear systems and advanced calculus. Developed by the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
http://www.seattlecentral.org/qelp/
Quantitative Environmental Learning Project (QELP) at Seattle Central Community College. Resources to integrate math and environmental science in college classrooms.
http://www.ncsu.edu/felder-public/Papers/Secondtier.html
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.
http://www.sosmath.com/
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.
http://www.simcalc.umassd.edu/
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).
http://americanhistory.si.edu/teachingmath/html/101.htm
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.
http://www.brunel.ac.uk/~mastmmg/ssguide/sshome.htm
An electronic guide to some of the best ways to study by Martin Greenhow, Brunel University.
http://www.supermathsworld.com/
Interactive maths games.
http://www.learner.org/teacherslab/math/patterns/index.html
Teachers explore how patterns occur in numbers and in words in this interactive lab.
http://sunsite.ubc.ca/LivingMathematics/V001N01/UBCExamples/
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.]
http://www.themathpage.com/
Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry and calculus lessons. From Lawrence Spector from the Borough of Manhattan Community College, The City University of New York.
http://math.rice.edu/~lanius/pres/map/
Learning math through maps.
http://mathonline.missouri.edu/
Contains interactive tests in algebra, geometry and trigonometry for students preparing to go to college.
http://www.saab.org/saab_org.cgi
Interactive mathematics and verbal online tests.
http://www.stimulus.maths.org/
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.
http://www.student-support.co.uk/
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.
http://vedmaths.tripod.com/
An alternative way of learning mathematics based on Sanskrit religious texts.
http://www.transum.org/Software/
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".
http://www.wgquirk.com/
Essays opposed to NCTM Standards-based math reform, with a number of essays by Bill Quirk.
http://www.physics.uoguelph.ca/tutorials/vectors/vectors.html
Explanations notations, arithmetic operations, rules and the relationship to Cartesian graphs.
http://members.tripod.com/vismath/
Visual Mathematics is a forum for the dialogue between artists and scientists.
http://www.waldomaths.com/
Interactive mathematics with Java applets and videos, written by a teacher, for the teaching and independent learning of secondary-level mathematics.
http://mathmistakes.com/
Glossary of mathematical mistakes; quotes; puzzles and problems; links.
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