 Mathematics by Mr. P  Mike Poliquin
Middle school math teacher Poliquin began this blog, subtitled "making sure everyone gets it," in December, 2011. Posts have included various original problems of the week; "Eudoxus of Cnidus: the First Mathematical Superstar"; "A Quick Dip in the Deep
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 Mathematics  Centre for Educational Technology (CET)
A research and development center for math education. Read descriptions of CET's programs and workbooks, including One, Two and Three (Aahat, Shtayim, Ve Shalosh), for grades K6; and Visualizing Mathematics, for grades 712. Learn about and download
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 Mathematics Packages: Their Role in Education  Glenn Elert
A comparative paper, from 1994, describing the author's experiences with Derive, Maple, and Mathematica, as well as mathematics packages in general, and commenting on their respective values within mathematics education.
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 MATHEMATIQUES et Technologie de L'information et de la Communication  Educnet
Ressources nationales et académique en mathématiques: les pages proposent un classement thématique des ressources pédagogiques sur les serveurs académiques ainsi que des exemples d'apports de l'ordinateur sur l'enseignement
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 Mathetics (Learning and Mathematics)  Seymour Papert; Math Forum
In Chapters 5, 6, and 7 of his 1993 book, The Children's Machine, Papert examines the art of learning, a topic that he contends has been widely ignored by educational researchers and practitioners. In Chapter 5 he introduces the concept of 'mathetics',
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 Math Lessons  Cynthia Lanius
A variety of algebraic and geometric projects and puzzles that help students find mathematical patterns and formulas. The Million $ Mission explores exponential growth, a Fractal Geometry Unit teaches the secrets of fractals, the Mathematics of Cartography
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 Math Open Reference  John Page
Page's free online geometry textbook provides interactive animations of geometry topics to enliven the teaching process and give students a deeper level of comprehension. With a glossary, quizzes, simulations such as "how to read a protractor," a graphing
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 The Math Place  Frank Sobierajski and Mickey Jo Sobierajski
Narrated PowerPoint presentations, problems, and video files of student solutions  some with references to versions published in journals such as Mathematics Teacher and supporting documents such as Geometer's Sketchpad sketches: Newton's Square Root
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 MathScore  Accurate Learning Systems Corp.
Adaptive online math practice for first grade through Algebra I. Developed by MIT grads, MathScore is researchbased and aligned to the NCTM Focal Points. Demos and free trials available; subscriptions are available for school and home use.
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 Math Tools Algebra II  Math Forum
A community library of software tools for algebra II students and their teachers. Algebra II is one section in the Math Forum's Math Tools digital library of software for computers, calculators, PDAs, and other handheld devices, with related lesson plans,
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 Math Tools Algebra  Math Forum
A community library of software tools for algebra students and their teachers. Algebra is one section in the Math Forum's Math Tools digital library of software for computers, calculators, PDAs, and other handheld devices, with related lesson plans, activities,
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 Math Tools Calculus  Math Forum
A community library of software tools for calculus students and their teachers. Calculus is one section in the Math Forum's Math Tools digital library of software for computers, calculators, PDAs, and other handheld devices, with related lesson plans,
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 Math Tools Discrete Math  Math Forum
A community library of software tools for discrete math students and their teachers. Discrete Math is one section in the Math Forum's Math Tools digital library of software for computers, calculators, PDAs, and other handheld devices, with related lesson
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 Math Tools Geometry  Math Forum
A community library of software tools for geometry students and their teachers. Geometry is one section in the Math Forum's Math Tools digital library of software for computers, calculators, PDAs, and other handheld devices, with related lesson plans,
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 Math Tools Grade 1  Math Forum
A community library of software tools for first grade math students (67 yearolds) and their teachers. Math1 is one section in the Math Forum's Math Tools digital library of software for computers, calculators, PDAs, and other handheld devices, with
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 Math Tools Grade 2  Math Forum
A community library of software tools for second grade math students (78 yearolds) and their teachers. Math2 is one section in the Math Forum's Math Tools digital library of software for computers, calculators, PDAs, and other handheld devices, with
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 Math Tools Grade 3  Math Forum
A community library of software tools for third grade math students (89 yearolds) and their teachers. Math3 is one section in the Math Forum's Math Tools digital library of software for computers, calculators, PDAs, and other handheld devices, with
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 Math Tools Grade 4  Math Forum
A community library of software tools for fourth grade math students (910 yearolds) and their teachers. Math4 is one section in the Math Forum's Math Tools digital library of software for computers, calculators, PDAs, and other handheld devices, with
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 Math Tools Grade 5  Math Forum
A community library of software tools for fifth grade math students (1011 yearolds) and their teachers. Math5 is one section in the Math Forum's Math Tools digital library of software for computers, calculators, PDAs, and other handheld devices, with
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 Math Tools Grade 6  Math Forum
A community library of software tools for sixth grade math students (1112 yearolds) and their teachers. Math6 is one section in the Math Forum's Math Tools digital library of software for computers, calculators, PDAs, and other handheld devices, with
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 Math Tools Grade 7  Math Forum
A community library of software tools for seventh grade math students (1213 yearolds) and their teachers. Math7 is one section in the Math Forum's Math Tools digital library of software for computers, calculators, PDAs, and other handheld devices, with
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 Math Tools Kindergarten  Math Forum
A community library of software tools for kindergarten math students (5 yearolds) and their teachers. Kindergarten is one section in the Math Forum's Math Tools digital library of software for computers, calculators, PDAs, and other handheld devices,
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 Math Tools PreCalculus  Math Forum
A community library of software tools for precalculus students and their teachers. PreCalculus is one section in the Math Forum's Math Tools digital library of software for computers, calculators, PDAs, and other handheld devices, with related lesson
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 Math Tools PreKindergarten  Math Forum
A community library of software tools for prekindergarten math students (up to 4 yearolds) and their teachers. PreK is one section in the Math Forum's Math Tools digital library of software for computers, calculators, PDAs, and other handheld devices,
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 Math Tools Probability and Statistics  Math Forum
A community library of software tools for probability and statistics students and their teachers. Prob. & Stat. is one section in the Math Forum's Math Tools digital library of software for computers, calculators, PDAs, and other handheld devices, with
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 Math Tools Trigonometry  Math Forum
A community library of software tools for trigonometry students and their teachers. Trigonometry is one section in the Math Forum's Math Tools digital library of software for computers, calculators, PDAs, and other handheld devices, with related lesson
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 Math Towers  Dr. Geoff Roulet, Queen's University
Mathtowers.ca is a website where groups of Grades 7 and 8 students can collaboratively explore openended mathematics problems. Students are presented with a problem context and provided with a laboratory, interactive tools and recording space to support
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 MathWorlds  SimCalc: Simulations for Calculus Learning
MathWorlds enables students to learn through exploration of animated worlds and dynamic graphs. The worlds present moving objects and characters in a variety of settings, such as elevators in a building or duckies on a pond. Manipulable graphs control
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 MathyCathy  Cathy Yenca
Math teacher's blog about her classroom experiences first in Pennsylvania and more recently in Texas, participating in a onetoone iPad initiative. Posts, which date back to September, 2011, have included "Fractivities," "PSSA Panic," "Yes, I Really
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 MicroWorlds In Action  OpenWorld Learning
MicroWorlds Logo resources: folders of themerelated MW projects of
increasing difficulty, with minilessons and extension activities. FAQ,
activity cards, vocabulary. Children or adults can learn programming in a
flexible, constructivist fashion.
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 Multimedia Applications on a ShoeString Budget  Dr. Donna Graham
A site designed to acquaint middle school teachers with economical multimedia tools and ideas for Webbased educational activities that they will be able to use or adapt in their classrooms. Mathematics Lesson Plans/Units include math maps, geometry,
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 MVC (Metroplex Voice Computing)
Hands and mousefree arithmetic and math programs for the physically impaired student who cannot use the keyboard. Voiced mathematics products include: ArithmeticTalk (grades 15, for addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication); MathTalk (grades
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 Natural Math  Maria Droujkova
Read about Natural Math research projects, publications, conference presentations, seminars, classes, workshops, and consultations. Download Word documents of research articles such as "Girls on track with information technology," "Using XP with children
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 NCTM San Diego Sessions on Calculus Reform  The Math Forum
A selection of summaries of presentations from the 74th Annual NCTM Meeting, 2528 April 1996, San Diego, CA: The NSF Math Modeling/Precalculus Reform Project: Functioning in the Real World, by Sheldon P. Gordon and Florence S. Gordon; Derive, Powerpoint
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 NetFuture: Technology and Human Responsibility  Steve Talbott
A biweekly readersupported newsletter that looks beyond the generally
recognized "risks" of computer use such as privacy violations, unequal access, censorship, and computer glitches and seeks to address the deep levels at which we halfconsciously
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 PAT Online: Reports from the Practical Algebra Tutor Project  PACT Center, Carnegie Mellon University
An intelligent tutoring system, a sort of modified spreadsheet system, based on a theory of cognition developed by John Anderson and the NCTM standards. Try it out online, or: read articles about education, technology, and computer science; explore background
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 Peaucellier's Linkage  Evelyn Sander, for Math 5337, The Geometry Center
Peaucellier's Linkage is a simple toy that could be constructed using straight rods attached together. The lab gives instructions for constructing and studying the linkage in Sketchpad. It then uses Sketchpad to explore the geometric properties of inversion,
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 Polyhedra in the Classroom  Suzanne Alejandre
Middle School student activities to pursue with a computer in the classroom. Introduction to Polyhedra; paper nets to print out and fold; Kaleidotile; Buckyballs; Crystals (paper nets, systems); Cube coloring problems; links to polyhedra on the Web.
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 Power and Pedagogy: Transforming Education through Information Technology  Robbie McClintock
A book from the Institute for Learning Technologies (ILTweb), Teachers College, Columbia University. Chapters include: The Computer as a System; The Educator's Mission; The Span of Pedagogical Possibility; Making a New Educational System; and Education
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 Principia Hypertextica, A Mathematics Educator's View of Web Design: Links  William I. Johnston
Links to Web resources for information about and examples of typing math for the Internet. Typesetting, navigability, validity, accessibility, speed, other.
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 Project Interactivate  Shodor Education Foundation, Inc.
Interactive middle school lessons on number and operations, geometry and measurement, functions and algebra, and probability and statistics. They feature: online activities (illustrative Java applets including: Venn diagrams; clock arithmetic; Pythagorean
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 Reasoning Mind  Reasoning Mind Inc.
Reasoning Mind is a nonprofit organization. It's also a core curriculum based on programs proven successful in Russia, China, and Singapore. A Reasoning Mind classroom combines a teacher and the computer, aiming to get kids so interested in math they'll
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 Research at Education Program for Gifted Youth  Stanford University Center for the Study of Language and Information (CSLI)
A sample of articles, in .pdf format, about computerbased distance learning instruction and other educational technology, written by researchers of the Institute for Mathematical Studies in the Social Sciences (IMSSS) and Education Program for Gifted
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 Return of the Mathematical Tourist  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
In the newly published, updated edition of The Mathematical Tourist, Peterson writes, "...computers have become commonplace tools used by nearly all mathematicians, not only to communicate with each other but also to explore mathematical questions...
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 The Roots of the Equation  James Cleveland
Blog by a high school algebra teacher in New York City "trying to figure out how it all fits together ... [and] creating interdisciplinary problems, projects, and thinking." A Math for America (MfA) fellow, Cleveland has blogged since June, 2011, with
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 R. S. Schaeffer  Randy S. Schaeffer, Math & Computer Science, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Schaeffer teaches a course called "Methods of Teaching Secondary Mathematics." Download the lessons created by his students that call on Geometer's Sketchpad, graphing calculators, and Microsoft Excel. Lesson topics address parallel lines, box and whisker
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 Scientific Surfing for Children  Mike May, American Scientist
An early article about the World Wide Web by Mike May in the NovemberDecember issue of American Scientist, pp. 568571, discusses the world of scientific information and activities on the Internet, and forums in which professional scientists are waiting
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 Seedbed  Tom O'Brien, ed.
Throughout the 1980s, Seedbed published articles on "the intellectual growth of children, and teachers' participation therein." Editor Tom O'Brien described the publication as a practical one, "where teachers are the principal authors and where teachers'
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 Sense and Dollars  Maryland Public Television
The Sense and Dollars project helps middle and high school students learn about and practice effective ways of earning, spending, saving, and investing money in a safe, interactive environment. Activities include: Earning Money (All About the Benjamins,
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 SFU Department of Mathematics & Statistics  Simon Fraser University
Links to the departmental directory;
applied mathematics, and
statistics home pages; undergraduate and graduate course outlines and schedules; seminar, conference, and meeting information; and the Centre for Experimental and Constructive Mathematics
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