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21 July 2003 Vol. 8, No. 29 THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS EMR - Univ of Saskatchewan | Learning Math - Annenberg/CPB MathStar New Mexico EXERCISES IN MATH READINESS FOR UNIVERSITY (EMR) http://math.usask.ca/emr/menu.html Keith Taylor and Holly Fraser, Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Saskatchewan, have put together a collection of exercises important for university study in mathematics, the other sciences, engineering, and commerce. The site is available in English, French, Russian, and Georgian. - Mental Arithmetic - Algebra I - Algebra II - Geometry - Trigonometry - Exponential & Logarithmic Functions - Miscellaneous - Techniques for Proofs Directions for Teachers http://math.usask.ca/emr/teach.dirc.html -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- LEARNING MATH http://www.learner.org/channel/courses/learningmath/ The Annenberg Foundation and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) use media and telecommunications to advance excellent teaching in American schools. Video programs with coordinated Web and print materials are offered for the professional development of K-12 teachers. The programs are also intended for viewers at home and students in the classroom. Features of the website require the Macromedia Flash plug-in. College-level math courses for elementary and middle-school teachers address: - Patterns, Functions, and Algebra - Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability - Geometry Two additional courses, Number & Operations and Measurement, are planned for Fall 2003 and Spring 2004, respectively. How to Use the Learning Math Courses http://www.learner.org/channel/courses/learningmath/howto.html -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- MATHSTAR NEW MEXICO http://mathstar.nmsu.edu/ MathStar NM is part of a three-state (California, Colorado, New Mexico) grant funded by the U.S. Department of Education and intended to improve middle school mathematics achievement. Resources on the site include: - Math Lessons - Teaching Resources - Focus on Math Content - Technology Resources - Math Standards and Assessment Tools - Workshops and Courses - Research and Presentations - Lesson Study -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- 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/ Math Tools http://mathforum.org/mathtools/ 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 Donations http://deptapp.drexel.edu/ia/GOL/giftsonline1_MF.asp _o \o_ __| \ / |__ o _ o/ \o/ __|- __/ \__/o \o | o/ o/__/ /\ /| | \ \ / \ / \ /o\ / \ / \ / | / \ / \ |

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