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12 November 2001                               Vol. 6, No. 46


       Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics - Wolfram
   PBS TeacherLine | Literature and Mathematics - T2T FAQ



  MathWorld is back! Eric Weisstein reports:

    "Although it may have seemed as if nothing were happening, 
    behind the scenes Wolfram Research, their lawyers, and I 
    were working the whole time to bring MathWorld back. Now, 
    after a huge amount of effort on all of our parts, the case 
    has been settled and MathWorld has been returned to the 

  For details on the shutdown and return of the site see:

  MathWorld is a full-text searchable, comprehensive 
  alphabetical encyclopedia of math terms, equations, and 
  derivations, with explanations, examples, references, and 
  much more. 

  Features include:
    - Index by Subject
        Algebra, Applied Mathematics, Calculus and Analysis,
        Discrete Mathematics, Foundations of Mathematics, 
        Geometry, History and Terminology, Number Theory, 
        Probability and Statistics, Recreational Mathematics,
        and Topology
    - What's New
    - Animations
    - Live Graphics 3D
    - Code Snippets
    - FAQs


          TREASURE TROVES OF SCIENCE - Eric Weisstein



                       PBS TEACHERLINE


  TeacherLine is a professional development Web site for 
  content, community and collaboration amongst college 
  instructors, K-12 teachers, and future teachers. The site 
  offers modules, facilitated mini-courses that cover the areas 
  of mathematics and technology, which can be used to earn 
  certificates based on national and state technology standards.

  Registration for TeacherLine, funded by a grant from the 
  U.S. Department of Education, is free.

  In partnership with NCTM, TeacherLine has launched the Virtual 
  Academy (VMA), a resource for teachers interested in math 
  instruction and self-paced professional development.

  Other resources include:

    - Math Article Archive

    - Community Center

    - Resources


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              Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher Service

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  a frequently asked question: How can I teach mathematics 
  using literature?

  Suggestions include techniques to use to help students,
  archived T2T conversations on the subject, resources from
  the archives of Ask Dr. Math, books for reference, and links 
  to relevant Web sites.

  Use the submission form to share your favorite book with 
  the T2T community.


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