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  1. What Work Requires of Schools - Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS)
    The Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) was asked to examine the demands of the workplace and whether today's young people are capable of meeting those demands as they enter employment. In carrying out this charge, the Commission ...more>>

  2. What Works Better than Traditional Math Instruction - Alfie Kohn
    Chapter 9 from Kohn's 1999 book The Schools Our Children Deserve contains the subsections "Why the Basics Just Donít Add Up," "Math Worth Doing," and "Inventing Facts," as well as an appendix entitled "The Hard Evidence: Math Results." ...more>>

  3. What Works Clearinghouse
    Reviews of the effectiveness of educational intervention programs, products, practices, and policies. Among other curricula, the WWC has reviewed studies of the Middle School Math Curricula interventions Cognitive Tutor, Compass Learning, Connected Mathematics ...more>>

  4. Where to Start? - Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny
    A discussion of math education: the intent of the NCTM Standards, reflections on the history of constructivism, classroom practices (with a link to Marilyn Burns' Math Solutions page), and a simple applet for solving linear equations. An interactive column ...more>>

  5. Which Polygon Sides are Parallel? - NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
    Which of these line segments are parallel? Two adjacent sides of a triangle; Two adjacent sides of a pentagon; Two opposite sides of a rectangle; Two radii of a circle. A diagram and a detailed answer are provided. From NASA's 9th Grade Math Proficiency ...more>>

  6. Which Problem Equals 25 Percent? - NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
    Which problem has an answer of 25 percent? 1) 10 is what percent of 50? 2) 25 is what percent of 75? 3) 25 is what percent of 125? 4) 20 is what percent of 80? A detailed answer is provided. From NASA's 9th Grade Math Proficiency Test. ...more>>

  7. Whole Language Approach in Solving Word Problems (SMILE) - Barbara Thomas, Langston Hughes School
    A lesson that uses the story of the Three Little Pigs to teach students to formulate addition and subtraction problems of whole numbers; relate everyday language to mathematics meaningfully; use problem-solving approaches to investigate and understand ...more>>

  8. Wholemovement - Bradford Hansen-Smith
    Bradford Hansen-Smith presents the art and geometry of folding circles. As he explains, "Everything we know about geometry, mathematics, and all spatial arrangement and organization of matter is demonstrated by cutting into the wholeness of the sphere. ...more>>

  9. The Why Files - University of Wisconsin
    An electronic exploration of the issues of science, math, and technology that lurk behind the headlines of the day, presenting those topics in a clear, entertaining and accessible manner. Provides a bimonthly feature on the science of everyday life, archived ...more>>

  10. Why Study Math? How to Study Math - Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
    Why do we need to learn math? When are we ever going to use it in real life? Math study tips. ...more>>

  11. Why Teach Mathematics? - Harold Brochmann
    A series of articles addressing the questions Why do we have to learn this stuff? Why do we teach mathematics? Is the mathematics we teach relevant? Why is teaching mathematics so difficult? ...more>>

  12. William's Home Page - William Gibbs
    A collection of activities that use simple materials to help students explore mathematical concepts. Topics include: shapes and patterns made from paper circles; geometrical activities with magic paper; window patterns from geometrical shapes; where there ...more>>

  13. 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, ...more>>

  14. Wilson A. 'Snowflake' Bentley (1865-1931) - Tobias C. Brown
    An American farmer who spent most of his life producing photomicrographs of snowflakes at his Jericho, Vermont farm. The site includes a Snow Crystal Display with a sequence of 26 images. ...more>>

  15. window into a math classroom - Sadie Estrella
    A snapshot-driven blog subtitled "a glimpse into a math classroom once a day." Estrella's posts, enlivened with pictures of her students and of their work on classroom dry-erase whiteboards, have included "Trying Math Meta-Cognition," "More Arguing about ...more>>

  16. WinFlash Flashcard Library - Open Window Software
    A general purpose study program for helping students memorize math facts. Free flashcard decks and a fractions problem generator for use in mastering basic arithmetic facts. For use with any of the WinFlash series of flashcard-based learning systems. ...more>>

  17. Winpossible
    Online math courses in Winpossible's learning environment replicate the live classroom experience through authoring, presentation and distribution technologies that allow students to hear the teacher's voice and see their handwriting over the Internet. ...more>>

  18. Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER) - School of Education, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison
    One of the oldest and largest education research centers in the world, providing an environment where some of the country's leading scholars conduct basic and applied education research. The WCER roster includes nearly two dozen research centers and projects ...more>>

  19. Wise Education and Behavior - Rachel Wise
    Educational and behavioral tips on math strategies include "Using Games to Teach Computation"; "Teaching Mental Math"; and "Keywords, Relevant Information, Creating Visuals." ...more>>

  20. wNetSchool
    A resource for K-12 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 ...more>>

  21. The Wolfram Demonstrations Project - Wolfram Research, Inc.
    A web collection of freely available demonstrations in math, science, and many other areas. Interact with the demonstrations directly in your browser. Each Demonstration contains a set of related links to sites such as MathWorld, The Wolfram Functions ...more>>

  22. Women and Mathematics Network (WAM) - Committee for the Participation of Women, Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
    A consortium of Program Directors of outreach programs in mathematics for women and girls, providing professional development opportunities for program directors; forums for sharing ideas and expertise; workshops and forums for prospective directors of ...more>>

  23. Women & Mathematics - Key Issues in Mathematics at the Math Forum
    Find sites relevant to women, girls, and gender equity in the Math Forum's Internet Mathematics Library. ...more>>

  24. Women's Studies Database - University of Maryland
    The women's studies database serves those interested in the women's studies profession and women's issues in general. Collections of conference announcements, pedagogy and other bibliographies by and about women, calls for papers, employment opportunities, ...more>>

  25. The Wonders of Mathematics - Galileo Educational Network Association
    Scores of different puzzles tailored for use in school math fairs. See also photo displays of recent math fairs. ...more>>

  26. Wondrous Worksheets - Wondrous Worksheets
    Purchase a yearly subscription to view over 800 educational worksheets for children covering a variety of topics including maths, science, grammar, handwriting, comprehension and other things. Sample worksheets available free. Or make your own worksheets ...more>>

  27. Woodlands Math Zone - Woodlands Junior School, Kent, U.K.
    Pages aimed at 7-11 year olds. Interactive games for math practice are organized under the following topics: Number Skills; Shape & Space Skills; Mental Maths; Preparing for Sats; Educational Games; Times Tables; Measures/Time; Worksheets; Understanding ...more>>

  28. The Woodrow Wilson Leadership Program in Mathematics - The Woodrow Wilson Leadership Program for Teachers (WWLPT)
    WWLPT provides leadership development for and in collaboration with K-12 teachers through residential institutes, outreach institutes held around the country, publications by and for teachers, listservs, and its web site. Its mathematics resources include ...more>>

  29. Word.Net's Ambigram Website - David Holst
    An ambigram is a word or words that can be read in more than one way or from more than a single vantage point, such as both right side up and upside down (from Latin: ambi=both + gram=letter). Read the FAQ or create your own ambigrams online. ...more>>

  30. Word Problems - Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
    When I'm given a 'word problem', where do I start? A variety of approaches for tackling word problems. ...more>>

  31. Words & Numbers
    Providers of content development services to KĖ12 educational publishers in the basal, supplemental, assessment, and new media markets. In particular, see their featured math projects and activities for the CBS television drama NUMB3RS. Founded in 2000 ...more>>

  32. Working Together - Math Forum, a Classic Problem from the Ask Dr. Math FAQ
    Jack can paint a house in 5 days, and Richard can paint the same house in 7 days. Working together, how long will it take them to finish the job? ...more>>

  33. Working with Fractions Using Pattern Blocks - Margo Lynn Mankus
    The objective of What's My Number? is to name the size of an object given the size of 1 unit. Materials include pattern blocks cutouts, a pattern block grid, a pattern block Java applet, and links to other pattern block activities elsewhere on the web. ...more>>

  34. Workplace Essential Skills: Resources Related to the SCANS Competencies and Foundation Skills - Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Dept. of Labor
    This PDF report provides the results of a comparison of the workplace basic skills defined by the Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) with skill frameworks developed by a variety of national and international organizations. The ...more>>

  35. Worksheet Creators - Dan Perkins
    Flash-based Worksheet Creators built to easily and quickly generate diverse worksheets for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Shareware. ...more>>

  36. Worksheet Factory - Worksheet Factory
    Free math worksheets and flash cards that can be generated and printed from home. ...more>>

  37. Worksheet Genius - Simon Currigan
    A free website full of printable worksheets, puzzles, and activities that can be differentiated and randomized at the touch of a button. Designed for those working with children at primary or elementary school. ...more>>

  38. Worksheet Library - Worksheet Library
    Standards-based worksheets. Five hundred available free for trial purposes, across all subject areas. Membership required for access to other worksheets. All in PDF format, with answer keys. ...more>>

  39. Worksheets - RHL School
    Worksheets for teaching and reinforcement, with answer keys where appropriate, for: English Basics, Mathematics Computation, Mathematics Problem Solving (most appropriate for 4th and 5th grades), Reading Comprehension, and Reference Skills, plus a section ...more>>

  40. Worksheet Works - WorksheetWorks.com
    This site generates high quality PDFs of worksheets with the flick of a few checkboxes. Just specify level of difficulty, range of numbers, font size, or other parameters. ...more>>

  41. World Education.Net Directory - Edutech
    A searchable CD-ROM in the form of an offline browser that provides everything needed to help teachers get started using the Internet, providing a database of institutions involved in education worldwide, including email addresses, contact names and details, ...more>>

  42. World Math Day - 3P Learning
    The World Math Day website provides five- to eighteen-year olds with mental arithmetic questions to solve in competition with other math students from around the globe. Recent World Math Days, which take place in early March, have attracted participation ...more>>

  43. World of Teaching
    Free Microsoft PowerPoint and whiteboard presentations for teachers. In particular, browse or contribute to the maths downloads. Formerly teacherpowerpoints.com. ...more>>

  44. The World of Trotter Math - Terry Trotter, Escuela Americana, San Salvador, El Salvador
    A page of problems, problem sheets, and investigations, with links to image files of an in-class math newsletter, Trotter Math News. Of particular interest to the author are numbers: happy and dizzy numbers; palindromes; super squares; perfect, amicable, ...more>>

  45. World Population Counter - David Levine
    A site that gives the world's population at the time of page access and at a time in the past or the future. If you wish to include the counter in one of your pages, instructions are included. Also includes client-pull for continuous updating of the global ...more>>

  46. World Time Zone - iSBiSTER International, Inc.
    The exact time in world countries from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, including, individually, the United States and the Canadian provinces. A software Time Zone Map program that does not require an active connection to the Internet is also available from this ...more>>

  47. World Wide Mathematics Tutor - ThinkQuest 1996
    Fractions, with a bit about decimals: vocabulary, problems and solutions; adding and subtracting fractions and mixed numbers. ...more>>

  48. The World Wide Web and Pedagogy - Mathematics Education at The Math Forum
    Examples of the hypertextual, hypermedia, communications capabilities of the Web in education: articles, courses, conferences, and model Web units. ...more>>

  49. Write Math with the Math Forum - Math Forum
    A standards-aligned, grade-specific program to improve math problem solving. Engaging problems adapted from the Problems of the Week program have been correlated to state standards, math topics, and widely-used textbooks. A trial membership gives you ...more>>

  50. Writings from the MegaMath Project (MegaMath) - Casey, Fellows, Koblitz; Los Alamos National Laboratory
    Documents containing classroom materials and discussions of mathematics pedagogy. The Los Alamos workbook; Lessons for math teachers; An hour in the classroom; Literacy lessons and mathematics learning; Computer science in elementary school; Combinatorially ...more>>


 
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