July 11, 2008
Volume 13 No. 28

In This Issue

MathBits: Math Games and Activities

Math Open Reference

Quia - Math


Free Online

For teachers of students in grades 3-5:
Tools for Building Math Concepts

For teachers of students in grades 5-9:
Technology Tools for Thinking and Reasoning about Probability

For teachers of students in grades 5-9:
Using Technology and Problem Solving to Build Algebraic Reasoning

For all students:


MathBits: Math Games and Activities


Frederick and Donna Roberts offer these math games and activities designed to be played on-line:

Jeopardy Style Games
Math Mania, grade 6
Math A Mania, Algebra I, grades 9-10
Algebra Antics, Algebra I, grades 9-10
Geometry Figures, Geometry, grade 10
Algebra 2/Trig Review Challenge, grades 10-11
Math B Mania, Level 1, grades 10-11
Activities with Slideshows
Estimating Ages of Famous Personalities
Fibonacci Faces - Beautiful People

Math Open Reference


Since August 25, 2006, when we first featured Math Open Reference in our newsletter, John Page has continued to add content, including:

  • Introduction to Plane Geometry
  • Congruence
  • Similar Polygons, Triangles
  • Introduction to Coordinate Geometry
  • Transformations
  • Cubes
  • Cylinders
  • Math/Scientific Calculator
  • Graphical Linear Function Explorer
  • Graphical Cubic Function Explorer

The site's many interactive "Try this" illustrations require Java and Flash:


Quia - Math


Quia lets teachers create Java-enabled quizzes, home pages, and learning games, including flash cards, matching games, and concentration games. Teachers using the site have the option to share their resources.

Currently there are 1431 mathematics activities.


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