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4 October 2004 Vol. 9, No. 40 THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS Elementary School Math Club - UTOPIA | Test Prep Review Mathematician of the Day ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MATH CLUB http://utopia.utexas.edu/explore/math/index.html The Elementary School Math Club consists of five plans for group activities that may be used by teachers or parents. - Math Mobile - Number Paths - "Guess the Number" Magic Trick - The Human Counting Machine - A Math Mural This University of Texas at Austin site also offers these resources for teachers: Lesson Plans & Activities http://utopia.utexas.edu/educators/math.html -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- TEST PREP REVIEW http://www.testprepreview.com/ As the title of this site indicates, there are materials to help users review in preparation to take a variety of tests, including the GRE, SAT, ACT, and Praxis. Under each of the free practice test areas, there are self-assessment modules with a set of online practice problems. The site suggests that users answer the self-assessment questions, take notes of any significant gaps in understanding, and then use the links to online resources to work on those skills. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- MATHEMATICIAN OF THE DAY http://www-gap.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Day_files/Now.html The Mathematician of the Day is a feature of the MacTutor History of Mathematics archive created by John J. O'Connor and Edmund F. Robertson. Information includes: - Mathematicians born on this day - Mathematicians who died on this day - Online Posters to print Use the links in the purple box for the previous day's or next day's anniversaries, or for a full year view. \|/ MATHEMATICIAN'S BIRTHDAY CALENDAR 2004-2005 http://mathforum.org/~judyann/calendar/ Judy Ann Brown's site celebrates mathematics through the months by remembering the birthdays of favorite mathematicians. Print out web pages or download PDFs of birthday calendars for any given month. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- 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 Ask Dr. Math Books http://mathforum.org/pubs/dr.mathbooks.html _o \o_ __| \ / |__ o _ o/ \o/ __|- __/ \__/o \o | o/ o/__/ /\ /| | \ \ / \ / \ /o\ / \ / \ / | / \ / \ |

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