September 19, 2008
Volume 13 No. 38
 

In This Issue

The Math Images Project

Maths Is Fun

Disfruta Las Matemáticas

eCalc

 

Online PD
Courses

Teaching Math with the Problems of the Week:
Pre-Algebra Focus

Math Fundamentals Focus

 

Free Online
Opportunities

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

Technology Tools for Thinking and Reasoning about Probability

 

The Math Images Project

http://mathforum.org/mathimages/

The Math Images Project is a wiki collaboration between Swarthmore College, the Math Forum at Drexel University, and the National Science Digital Library. The Project aims to introduce the public to mathematics through beautiful and intriguing images found throughout the fields of math.

Using Mediawiki, the Project encourages a collaborative atmosphere in which contributors find images, write an explanation, and educate members of the community through discussion.


Maths Is Fun

http://mathsisfun.com/

Rod Pierce's idea in developing his site aimed at basic math skills is to offer mathematics as well as some fun bits, and to combine the two wherever possible.

Areas of the site include:

  • Math Menu
          Numbers
          Algebra
          Geometry
          Data
          Measure
  • Puzzles & Quizzes
  • Illustrated Math Dictionary
  • Worksheets


Disfruta Las Matemáticas

http://disfrutalasmatematicas.com/

Pierce offers a Spanish language version of the resources on his Maths Is Fun site.


eCalc

http://www.ecalc.com/

The eCalc site freely offers both a Basic and a Scientific online calculator. On each of the two calculator pages, scroll down to view the available features.

Other links on the site include:

  • Calculator Reviews
  • Video Demo
  • Windows Vista Sidebar Calculator Download

View their blog page for updates:

http://www.ecalc.com/blog/

 

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