January 27, 2006
Volume 11 No. 4
 

In This Issue

American Regions Math League

BGfL - Mathematics Resources

Homeschool Math - Math Teaching Tips

 

American Regions Math League

http://www.arml.com/

The American Regions Math League (ARML) site provides detailed information for "mathletes" on:

  • National Math Contests
  • State and Regional Math Contests
  • ARML Team Web Sites
  • Math Books
  • Math Bookstores
  • Math Journals and Forums
  • Math Summer Programs

Since September, the ARML and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) have teamed together to provide two challenge problems each month. Students submit solutions and receive responses via email:

http://www.nctm.org/high/challenge/


Birmingham Grid for Learning (BGfL) - Mathematics Resources

http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/7.cfm?s=7&m=136&p=111,resource_list_11

The Birmingham Grid for Learning (BGfL) was developed to facilitate e-learning of students in Birmingham, England. There are 62 resources currently cataloged in their database. Each catalog page includes the following information:

  • Link to "Start the Activity"
  • Description
  • Resource Support Notes
  • Pupil Notes
  • Group Affiliation
  • Subject/Category
  • Age Relevance
  • Copyright Holder
  • Browser Plugins Required


Homeschool Math - Math Teaching Tips

http://www.homeschoolmath.net/teaching/

Maria Miller offers homeschooling parents and students a variety of mathematics resources that classroom teachers may also find useful.

She has organized her teaching tips under:

  • All grades
  • Middle
  • High School
  • Place Value Ideas
  • Add/Subtract Lessons
  • Multiplication & Division Lessons
  • Fraction Lessons
  • Geometry Lessons
  • Decimals Lessons

View Maria Miller's Homeschool Math Blog. She invites comments and discussion on a variety of math-related topics:

http://homeschoolmath.blogspot.com/

 

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