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15 January 2001 Vol. 6, No. 3 THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS MathApplications - C. Sanders | Professor Freedman's Math Help JOMA/MathDL - MAA and the Math Forum MATHAPPLICATIONS - Cathleen V. Sanders http://www.k12.hi.us/~mathappl/index.html An interactive electronic mathematics course offered via the Internet to students throughout the Hawaiian islands. Cathi Sanders, a teacher at Punahou School in Honolulu, teaches this course through ESchool, a pilot project of the Hawaii Department of Education funded by a U.S. Challenge Grant. The course uses computer technology and the Internet to explore and discover real-life applications ranging from art and astronomy to movie-making and seismology. Chapters include Lines: A study of lines and shapes formed from lines, such as polygons, parallels, and angles. Numbers: A study of numbers and other mathematical symbols. Curves: A study of curves, including circles, ellipses, parabolas, and many other mathematical curves. Solids: A study of solids, figures in three dimensions, including cubes, pyramids, cones, cylinders, and spheres. http://www.k12.hi.us/~mathappl/MAchapterList.html -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- PROFESSOR FREEDMAN'S MATH HELP - Ellen Freedman http://www.mathpower.com/ Provides information about basic math and algebra and specifically addresses the needs of the community college adult learner. Students frustrated by college math can learn about patterns of individual learning styles and instructor teaching styles. Links for students and teachers include: - About the Professor - My Links to Math Help - Math Teacher's Ten Commandments - Note Taking Tips - Ten Ways to Reduce Math Anxiety - Student's Math Anxiety Bill of Rights - Study Skills Tips - Math Student's Pledge - Identify Your Learning Style - Math Videos - Student Tutorials - My Classroom - Homework Assignments - Fun Stuff -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- THE MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES DIGITAL LIBRARY http://www.mathdl.org/ Managed by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), these online resources for both teachers and students of collegiate mathematics include: - a catalog of mathematics commercial products, complete with editorial reviews, reader ratings and discussion groups - an online collection of mathematics instructional material with authors' statements and reader reviews - a new MAA publication, the Journal of Online Mathematics and its Applications JOURNAL OF ONLINE MATHEMATICS AND ITS APPLICATIONS (JOMA) http://www.joma.org/ With start-up funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and hosted by the Math Forum, JOMA will publish: - innovative, class-tested, web-based learning materials - articles on design and use of online materials - original research articles on student learning via online materials and other technology-rich environments - surveys of existing online materials - high-quality "mathlets" (self-contained, dynamic, single-purpose learning tools) - other articles on related subjects, with particular emphasis on applications -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- CHECK OUT OUR WEB SITE: The Math Forum http://mathforum.org/ Ask Dr. Math http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ Problems of the Week http://mathforum.org/pow/ Mathematics Library http://mathforum.org/library/ Teacher2Teacher http://mathforum.org/t2t/ Discussion Groups http://mathforum.org/discussions/ Join the Math Forum http://mathforum.org/join.forum.html Send comments to the Math Forum Internet Newsletter editors _o \o_ __| \ / |__ o _ o/ \o/ __|- __/ \__/o \o | o/ o/__/ /\ /| | \ \ / \ / \ /o\ / \ / \ / | / \ / \ |

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