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Newsletter: Math Forum Internet News No. 5.7 (14 Feb 2000)
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Feb 11, 2000 3:09 PM


14 February 2000 Vol. 5, No. 7
THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS
Illuminations  NCTM  ExploreMath.com  Statistical Organizations AZ
ILLUMINATIONS  NCTM
http://illuminations.nctm.org/
Illuminations are extended examples designed to help teachers think about how they might apply the ideas of NCTM's Principles and Standards for School Mathematics in their daily practice. Contents include:
 iMath Investigations: K12 online, interactive, multimedia math investigations designed to inspire and teach
 Selected Web resources, chosen by a panel of mathematics educators
 Internetbased lesson plans: examples of how Internet links can be used to help create effective Standardsbased mathematics lessons
 Principles and Standards: a searchable, interactive version of the updated NCTM Standards
From the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics:
http://www.nctm.org/
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EXPLOREMATH.COM  Third Millennium Press
http://www.exploremath.com/
Shockwave activities illustrating realtime correlations between equations and graphs, designed to help students visualize and experiment with concepts from elementary algebra through precalculus. Graphs of functions, systems, and complex numbers are included.
In addition to slidebars for varying parameters and values of variables, most activities allow zooming and panning in the plane, data exportation, screen snapshots, and tooltip help. The site also allows members to create and view Web pages for mathematics courses.
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INTERNATIONAL STATISTICAL ORGANIZATIONS (AZ)  UK Government Statistical Service (GSS), United Kingdom
http://www.statistics.gov.uk/links/links.htm
An alphabetical list of international statistical organisations, from the Office National de Statistiques of Algeria to the Federal Statistical Office of Yugoslavia. Select a country's initial to locate the link to its government's statistics Web page. Also links to statistical newsgroups, and related statistical links.
From THE SOURCE OF UK FACTS AND FIGURES, a government service of the United Kingdom:
http://www.statistics.gov.uk/
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