Homeschool Math Blog Giveaways  Win a PoW Membership!
http://homeschoolmath.blogspot.com/2006/08/homeschoolmathbloggiveawayswin.html
Maria Miller at her Homeschool Math Blog site is hosting a blog contest with PoW memberships as prizes! The winners will be randomly drawn from all entries and the prizes include:
 one Individual Membership to the Problems of the Week
 one Class Membership to the Problems of the Week
 your choice of one of Maria's ebooks:
Place Value 1
Multiplication 1
Geometry
View details for participation on Maria's blog. Also read her writeup, Challenging problems in math education and "Problems of the Week," on her Homeschool Math site:
http://www.homeschoolmath.net/teaching/challengingproblems.php
The Blog Contest starts today, Friday, August 11, and will last two weeks. Maria tailors her information to a homeschooling audience but participation is open to anyone in the mathematics community.
MathEclipse
http://www.matheclipse.org/
Axel Karamer's site can be used to evaluate math expressions
symbolically or numerically.
MathEclipse has the following features:
 two and threedimensional function plotting
 primality checker
 rule based patternmatching programming
 big number and double precision calculation support
 list manipulations algorithms based on internal Java generics library
 independent math expression parser
Using MathEclipse:
http://www.plog4u.org/index.php/Using_MathEclipse
MathEclipse is part of the AJAX Online Calculator project.
Video Math Tutor
http://www.videomathtutor.com/index1.html
Luis Anthony Ast's site, Video Math Tutor, provides students from 7th grade through college with free and premium (requiring payment) math videos and printerfriendly notes based on his 23 years of experience as a tutor.
Sections of the site include:
 What's New
 FAQ
 Some Helpful Advice
 Calculator Clips
 Fun, Free Videos
 Video Brain Teasers
 Basic Math Videos
 Algebra Videos
 Geometry Videos
 iPod Compatible Movies
 Tutoring Print Shop
 Get Textbooks and Other Math Goodies
 My Virtual Office
 Mobile Phone Videos
 Other Resources
 Photos
 Virtual Whiteboard
Ast recommends and provides links to free downloading of both Adobe Reader and QuickTime.
