In This Issue
Algebra Fun Sheets
Bellwork™
Google Trends Tracker
Online PD Courses
The Math Forum's Problem Solving Process
Problem Solving Strategies
Free Online Opportunities
For teachers of students in grades 59: Using Technology and Problem Solving to Build Algebraic Reasoning
Technology Tools for Thinking and Reasoning about Probability


Algebra Fun Sheets
http://www.algebrafunsheets.com/
Algebra Funsheets are worksheets that integrate algebra skills with fun activities including sudoku, word finds, riddles, color patterns, crosswords, games, and matching cards. Corresponding standard worksheets may be used for tests or
quizzes.
Full PDF sample worksheets are available under Samples. Browse the worksheets that are available to subscribers by clicking on each algebra unit listed:

The Language of Algebra

Matrices

Solving Equations

Solving Inequalities

Proportions and Percents

Functions

Linear Equations

Systems of Equations

Exponents and Monomials

Polynomials and Factoring

Holidays
Bellwork™
http://www.bellwork.com/
The BELLWORK Daily Practice program is a fullyear skills practice program based on California's Content Standards and Frameworks. The program consists of individual student books and Teacher's Guides for grade levels 1 through 6 in two editions: Math and Reading/Language Arts.
BELLWORK presents material in a distributed, multiplechoice format and makes use of current trends in assessment. Some student materials are available in digital format. Sign up for a free sample DVD. This companion website includes video clips of children counting to illustrate the book's first chapter.
Google Trends Tracker
http://google.com/trends?q=math
Compare search results using Google's data. This link shows searches for "math" over time. Compare different topics using a comma to separate them. To include different spellings, use a vertical bar separator: "math  maths, science". Use the pulldown menus on the right side of the page to look at search results in specific countries or states and over different time periods. Don't forget that many countries call it "maths" instead of "math"!


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