 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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 Shelley's Mathematics Articles  Shelley Walsh
"Little selfcontained articles [that] write up more than you can normally fit in a lecture, and ... hopefully put together enough explanation so that there's something for a great variety of different ways of thinking." Organized into Geometry; Analytic
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 Signing Science  National Technical Institute for the Deaf, TERC, Vcom3D
Along with the animated sign translator Sign Smith Player, SigningAvatar signs text in American Sign Language (ASL) or Signed English (SE). This research project plans to evaluate the extent to which the addition of signing promotes achievement of specific
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 SimCalc Curriculum  James J. Kaput, Principal Investigator; Simulations for Calculus Learning
The SimCalc Project aims to democratize access to the Mathematics of Change for mainstream students. How the math of change can contextualize and organize many other important ideas already in the curriculum, moving to a strands structure that allows
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 SimCalc Library  James J. Kaput, Principal Investigator; Simulations for Calculus Learning
Papers and other writings on the SimCalc Project, which aims to democratize access to the Mathematics of Change for mainstream students: "Learning the Basics with Calculus"; "An introduction to the profound potential of connected algebra activities:issues
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 Sketchpad Homework  Math 5337, The Geometry Center
A set of classical geometry problems created to introduce and teach basic commands for using The Geometer's Sketchpad. Created for Math 5337, Technology in the Geometry Classroom, at the Geometry Center, University of Minnesota.
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 SMARTBoard MiniMovies  Jamie Tubbs
Enhance your SMARTBoard Notebook presentations with these minimovies, which are simple Flash animations. Minimovie topics include: Alphabet Geometry (angles, similar figures, symmetry, transformations, tessellations), Everything Geometry (geometry basics,
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 Some Psychological Aspects of Developing Computer Based Instruction in Undergraduate Advanced Mathematics  Mikhail Bouniaev
A summary of a presentation given at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, January 1013, 1996, Orlando, Florida. The paper deals with research on teaching advanced math using theory of stagebystage development of actions. Since this theory is not very well
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 Speaking of Mathematics (Computing Science)  Brian Hayes, American Scientist
An article about AsTeR (Audio System For Technical Readings), a computing system for rendering technical documents in audio.
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 States.org, the States Inventory Project
The mission of the States Inventory Project is to build a comprehensive resource of infrastructure, initiatives and strategies for networking education, government and the public in each of the fifty United States. Funded by the NSF, it is a joint effort
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 System Dynamics in Education Project (SDEP)
System dynamics is a method for studying the world around us. It deals with understanding how complex systems change over time. Internal feedback loops within the structure of the system influence the entire system behavior. Math materials are available
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 Tangent Planes  Magness, Klotz, Swarthmore College
An experiment in using the World Wide Web to illustrate the intuitive notion of tangent plane to a graph of a function of two variables. Written by Prof. Gene Klotz and Swarthmore College student Ethan Magness.
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 TeAchnology  Teachnology, Inc.
A portal for information about current and past practice in the field of education. Read math teaching "Ideas That Worked"; and tutorials ranging from teacher retirement planning and "What to Consider When Writing a Lesson Plan" to "How to Deal With Disruptive
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 Technology in the Geometry Classroom  Math 5337, The Geometry Center
Course materials developed at the Geometry Center and used for teaching pre and inservice teachers of high school geometry interested in using technology in their classrooms (see the Summer 1996 syllabus ). Four selfcontained parts: Internet Skills,
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 Technology 'Nformation forTeachers (T'NT)  Lesson Plans
Units of Lesson Plans: directories of lesson plans that form a curriculum unit or theme. Lesson Plans: abstract and complete versions of the T'NT Lesson Plans. Search by grade level or subject, or search all lesson plans.
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 Thot / Nouvelles de la formation à distance  Denys Lamontagne, Directeur et Rédacteur en Chef
Une base de données de rubriques: cours, logiciels, références, technologies, didactique, arguments, actions, institutions, revue médias, et communiqués. Aussi, des forums animé et archivés.
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 Through the Glass Wall: Computer Games for Mathematical Empowerment (TERC)  Testbed for Collaboration, Eisenhower Regional Consortia
An NSFfunded research project that has spent two years looking at how girls and boys play mathematical computer games in order to consider and describe what makes a good mathematical and equitable computer game. The site provides descriptions of over
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 Tom Reardon's Web Page  Tom Reardon
Tom Reardon, Mathematics Department Chairman, Austintown Fitch High School and Mathematics Instructor, Youngstown State University, shares resources that he has developed to use with his students, including: SMART Board Information & Ideas, Tips and Tricks,
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 Tools for Understanding  John Woodward; University of Puget Sound
A resource guide for extending mathematical understanding in secondary schools, for educators who teach mathematics and are interested in integrating common
technologies into their daily instruction. Onsite strands (Math Concepts with lessons related
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 Traffic Jam Activity  Suzanne Alejandre
A classroom activity (also called Hop, Skip, Jump) aligned to the NCTM and California Standards, to be explored through large movement experience, manipulatives, and an interactive Java applet. Students then revisit the activity, look for patterns, and
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 The University of Chicago School Mathematics Program (UCSMP)
A K12 curriculum begun in 1983, with educational materials designed to bring the real world into the classroom, emphasizing reading, problemsolving, everyday applications, and the use of calculators, computers, and other technologies. Unnecessary repetition
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 Using Mathematica in the Mathematics Classroom  Univ. of Illinois
A course module designed for high school and lower division college mathematics teachers who are beginners with Mathematica and who want to learn to use this software package to create transparencies and handouts, computer demonstrations, and interactive
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 Using Technology to Transform Mathematics Teacher Education: An Example from Graphing Instruction  Lisa Denise Murphy
An examination of how an example of a use of technology in mathematics education  microcomputerbased laboratory (MBL) work used to teach students about line graphs  fits Pea's framework (the effects of transformation are less predictable than those
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 Using the Geometer's Sketchpad  Jeremy Bartusch, revised by Tony Peressini and Tom Anderson
An interactive tutorial on how to use the Geometer's SketchPad software, and an introduction to how this application can be used to teach geometry and to produce classroom resources with plane geometry components. Sponsored by the University of Illinois
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 Virtual Computer Library (VCL)  Christine M. Henke, ACITS, University of Texas at Austin
Links to information sources regarding computers and computing. Academic Computing Centers; Book Reviews; Computer Technology; Conferences; Documentation; FAQs; Internet Information; Journals/Magazines; News/Press Releases; Nonprofit/Government Organizations;
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 The Virtual High School
The Virtual High School project is a collaborative of high schools from around the country. In exchange for contributing a small amount of teaching time, a school in the collaborative can offer its students webbased courses ranging from advanced academic
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 Visual Calculus (Mathematics Archives)  Larry Husch; University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK)
A collection of notes that give some ideas how technology, in particular computers, can be used in the teaching of calculus. Detailed instructions on implementing these ideas with various public domain, shareware and commercial software packages are provided.
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 vrml.calculus.net (calculus@internet)  Curtis, Davis, Wayand
The visual study of threedimensional calculus using the power of VRML  Virtual Reality Modeling Language. The next generation of calculus course materials. Text in progress: Virtual Reality & 3D Calculus  addressing the question how virtual reality
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 Will it rot my students' brains if they use Mathematica?  Theodore W. Gray and Jerry Glynn
Excerpts from the introduction to The Beginner's Guide to Mathematica V4. Jerry: "I have young students who reach for their calculators to get the answer to 5×6. My response, when I see that, is to explain that such behavior is socially unacceptable,
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 wNetSchool
A resource for K12 teachers, with some information for adult education teachers (i.e., the GED exam). Subscribing to the site is free, but one may also enter without subscribing. wNetSchool provides lesson plans centered around the Internet or educational
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 Wolfram Research in Precollege Education  Wolfram Research
"In the Classroom" highlights how some schools and organizations use Mathematica extensively in their curricula. The section on "Collaborative Initiatives" illustrates how businesses have teamed up with Wolfram Research to sponsor handson workshops,
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 World Wide Web Course Tools  WebCT
WebCT can be used to create entire online courses, or to publish materials that will supplement existing courses. It uses WWW browsers as the interface for the coursebuilding environment; other than the browser, there is no special software to install.
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