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  1. Project Lead The Way
    Project Lead The Way (PLTW) promotes pre-engineering courses for middle and high school students by partnering public schools, higher education institutions and the private sector. Goals of this national, not-for-profit educational program include increasing ...more>>

  2. Project MATHEMATICS! - Apostol, Blinn, Corrigan, California Institute of Technology
    Videotape-and-workbook modules that explore basic topics in high school mathematics in ways that cannot be done at the chalkboard or in a textbook. The tapes use live action, music, special effects, and imaginative computer animation, and are distributed ...more>>

  3. Project Poison Applet - Computer Science Dept., Trinity College Dublin
    A site created by first-year computer science students as a Java programming project. Each of 12 topics (Algebra; Geometry; Trigonometry; Calculus; Matrices; Sequences & Series; Complex Numbers; Vectors; Probability; Groups; Further Calculus; Further ...more>>

  4. Project Search: Math - Buck Institute for Education
    Dozens of studies and summaries of research on project based learning (PBL) in math. The Buck Institute for Education (BIE) is creates and disseminates products, practices and knowledge for effective PBL. ...more>>

  5. Projects for Project-Based Learning (PBL) - WestEd Regional Technology Education Consortium (RTEC)
    Designed to provide web-based support for teachers, parents, and children who are interested in project-based learning (PBL), design, and invention. Exemplary Projects has lesson plans, ideas, information, and links to PBL resources, and can be used by ...more>>

  6. The Projects of R. W. Gray - Robert W. Gray
    Geometric coffee tables, an introduction to polyhedra and the jitterbug (a dynamic polyhedron) that draws on the golden ratio, a collection of notes with respect to R. Buckminster Fuller's work, photos of a dome frame Gray built with students at Oswego ...more>>

  7. Project VISIT
    An online professional development collaboratory for high school teachers of science, technology, and social science, supported by the National Science Foundation. VISIT seeks teacher leaders to participate in leading this program during February - May, ...more>>

  8. Project Welcome (Web Educator's Library Collection of Mathematical Explorations) - MAA (Mathematical Association of America)
    Interactive mathematical programs in a newly developed, Java-based interface. Download online or offline versions of the player. Twenty lessons, with summaries, include "Best Linear Fit," "Limits of Functions," "Piecewise Functions," "Nonlinear Equations," ...more>>

  9. Projet Folium
    Folium est un ensemble organisé d'articles sur les mathématiques, du cours aux biographies de mathématiciens célèbres, en passant par les exos les plus classiques et les théorèmes les plus puissants. Articles ...more>>

  10. ProMath Archive - Dept. of Mathematics, University of Kentucky
    A 1995-96 competition offering Lexington area high school students an opportunity to work on interesting, challenging mathematical problems and to develop their problem solving skills and taste for individual work in Mathematics. The program had two complementary ...more>>

  11. PROMYS: The Program in Mathematics for Young Scientists - Boston University Department of Mathematics and Statistics
    PROMYS encourages ambitious high school students to explore the creative world of mathematics. Each summer, approximately 60 high school students from around the country gather on the campus of Boston University for six weeks of rigorous mathematical ...more>>

  12. Prongo.com
    Free online games, such as Batter's Up Baseball and Lemonade Larry, for practicing arithmetic, investing in the stock market with real time stock prices, using logic to guess a number and decipher secret codes, and more. Themes of other games include ...more>>

  13. Pronunciation Guide to Mathematicians - Gary S. Stoudt, Mathematics Dept., Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania
    Pronunciations of the names of mathematicians frequently encountered by undergraduate students, with links to information about them in the MacTutor History of Mathematics archives. Note on Pronunciation: Not all of the phonetic pronunciation symbols ...more>>

  14. Proof - Jim Loy
    Brief descriptions of different types of proof, both mathematical and not. ...more>>

  15. Proof, Mathematical (Encarta Encyclopedia 2000) - Microsoft Encarta Online
    An argument that is used to show the truth of a mathematical assertion. In modern mathematics, a proof begins with one or more statements called premises and demonstrates, using the rules of logic, that if the premises are true then a particular conclusion ...more>>

  16. A Proof of Pythagoras' Theorem - Michal Wojcik
    A geometric proof of Pythagoras' Theorem written in HTML with one graphical image. ...more>>

  17. A Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem by Liu Hui (third century A.D.) - Donald B. Wagner
    Web version of an article which appeared in Historia mathematica, 1985, 12, pp. 71-3. Includes Chinese characters, which were not in the published version. Some statements here are no longer up to date, but the article has not been significantly modified. ...more>>

  18. A Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem - Isaac Reed
    One of the most famous theorems in mathematics, the Pythagorean theorem has many proofs. Presented here is one that relies on Euclidean algebraic geometry and is thus beautifully simple. ...more>>

  19. Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem (Math Exploration Quilt) - Rik Littlefield; Hanford School
    Proof by the scaling law. ...more>>

  20. Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem - Rik Blok
    Pythagorean theorem: in a right triangle the square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the sides containing the right angle. Two proofs: one by a construction, and one by the method of similar triangles. ...more>>

  21. Proofs in Mathematics - Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
    A discussion of the value of proofs in the classroom, followed by a collection of proofs classified as either simple or charming. Simple proofs: Number of vowels in a Lewis Carroll game; Pigeonhole Principle; Number of X's and O's; Coloring points in ...more>>

  22. Proofs - James Garner
    An essay on different approaches using mathematical proofs: inductive reasoning, reasoning by analogy, deductive reasoning, direct method, contrapositive approach, etc. ...more>>

  23. Proofs Without Words - Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny
    Martin Gardner wrote, "There is no more effective aid in understanding certain algebraic identities than a good diagram. One should, of course, know how to manipulate algebraic symbols to obtain proofs, but in many cases a dull proof can be supplemented ...more>>

  24. A Proof that e is Irrational - Isaac Reed
    A proof by contradiction that relies on the expression of e as a power series. ...more>>

  25. A Proof That e is Transcendental - Travis Kidd
    A proof by contradiction, adapted from Klein, Famous Problems (New York: Chelsea Publishing Company, 1962). ...more>>

  26. Proof: The Sum of Prime Twins is Divisible by 12 - Mathematics Dept., College of Marin
    Prime twins are prime numbers that are two numbers apart. For example 41 and 43 are prime twins. Can you PROVE that the sum of prime twins is divisible by 12? (This proof doesn't work for the prime twins 3 and 5.) ...more>>

  27. ProofWiki - Matt Westwood
    ProofWiki is an online compendium of mathematical proofs. Those interested in adding to the work are urged to create an account and contribute. ...more>>

  28. Properties Glossary - Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
    What is an operation? What is an identity? What are the associative, commutative, and distributive properties? What is the property of closure? What is the inverse of something? ...more>>

  29. Properties of Dice - Klaus Mogensen
    An essay on Proper Dice (illustrated) and Dice Roll Probabilities. ...more>>

  30. Properties of Numbers (SMILE) - Leon Steinfelds, King High School
    A lesson that contrasts the "mean" behavior of 0, 1, 2, and regular numbers, likening numbers to students. From the "Miscellaneous" section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement. ...more>>

  31. Properties Of Quadrilaterals (SMILE) - Margaret A. Olson, Morgan Park High School
    A lesson designed to teach the names, definitions, and properties of quadrilaterals, and how to apply the correct property to each different quadrilateral. From the Geometry and Measurement section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons ...more>>

  32. Prophet of Chaos - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    "'...it may happen that small differences in the initial conditions produce very great ones in the final phenomena. A small error in the former will produce an enormous error in the latter. Prediction becomes impossible, and we have the fortuitous phenomenon.' ...more>>

  33. ProRadian - Jennifer Silverman
    Protractors for learning about radians "in the same way you learned about degrees — by measuring." ProRadian learning sets contain two protractors, one scaled in 0.1 radians and one scaled in π/24 radians. Silverman, who now writes math curriculum ...more>>

  34. The Pros and Cons of Technology in the Classroom - Roy Pea, Larry Cuban, Bay Area School Reform Collaborative, TAPPED IN
    Nationally recognized experts on the subject, Dr. Roy Pea and Dr. Larry Cuban offer their insights in this transcript of speeches each gave to a gathering of organizations that fund school reform projects. A transcript of questions and answers from the ...more>>

  35. Proudnerd.com - Heather Sable
    "For the self-assured nerd": humorous t-shirts, long sleeve t-shirts, women's t-shirts, sweatshirts, hooded sweatshirts, boxer shorts, hats and caps, bags and backpacks, mugs and cups, mousepads, apparel for kids, babies, and toddlers, and more. Solve ...more>>

  36. ProveIt! Two-Column Proofs Practice Tool - Michael Ferraro
    Michael Ferraro of Balboa High School in San Francisco, CA, created this tool for students to practice their two-column proof skills. Choose a topic to begin, and choose statements and reasons from the list given. As you go, there are options to remove ...more>>

  37. Providing Hands-On, Minds-On, and Authentic Learning Experiences in Mathematics (NCREL) - Cathy Cook; Pathways to School Improvement
    A linked essay giving overview, background, and issues around constructivist theory and its implementation. "When educators begin to see learning as knowledge construction, they change their thinking about curriculum, instruction, and assessment, developing ...more>>

  38. PseudoNumerals - phonetic symbols for numbers - Allan Krill
    A method for remembering ID-numbers, etc., as words. The techniques used here have been used for 200 years, but now are formally defined as numerals. Presented in August at Mathfest 2002. ...more>>

  39. Psychosemiotic Theory and Educational Practice - Alice Leonard
    Walkerdine and Corran's (1979) paper showed how psychosemiology may account for developmental data as a potentially fruitful alternative to the better known stage theories, like that of Piaget. They argued that learning mathematics is an ideal activity ...more>>

  40. P.T. Chang
    Articles by this math professor from the University of Alaska Anchorage's Mat-Su College include "The Ostentatious World of Algebra," "In-Service Training for the Math Teacher of the 21st Century," and "Retesting in a College Remedial Mathematics Course." ...more>>

  41. PTC: Product Lifecycle Management Software - Parametric Technology Corporation
    PTC acquired MathSoft, developer of Mathcad and other software for math, science and engineering for business, research, academic and government markets. They also market Pro/ENGINEER, Windchill, Arbortext, ProductView, CoCreate, and InSight. ...more>>

  42. Ptolemy's Ptools - ThinkQuest 1998
    Easy-to-understand math projects for students to do by themselves or with adult direction. Triangle investigations of the perspectives of the 3D video games Star Fleet Academy, Quake II, and Sub Culture Submarine Adventure. "Quadrant projects" involve ...more>>

  43. P Torres blogger - Paula Torres
    Blog by an AP Calculus teacher at a public high school in Rancho Cucamonga (CA). Posts, which date back to February, 2014, have included "Beginning to flip," "The wonder of Desmos," "Calculus around the room and 'the Statistics talk,'" "They won't fall ...more>>

  44. Publications and Research Tools (AMS) - American Mathematical Society
    The AMS research and publishing services include MathSciNet and the AMS Electronic Journals. Research tools for mathematicians include Mathematical Reviews Author Lookup, Institution Codes and Addresses, Serials Abbreviations; the AMS Preprint Server, ...more>>

  45. Public Domain Materials - Mike Jones
    A collection of public domain instructional and expository materials from a US-born math teacher who teaches in China. Microsoft Word and PDF downloads include a monthly circular consisting of short problems, "The Bow-and-Arrow Problem," and "Twinkle ...more>>

  46. Public Outreach, Education, Teaching and Reaching Youth (POETRY) - Sten Odenwald, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
    The goal of the IMAGE mission's education and public outreach program (POETRY) is to explain how solar storms affect the Earth, and to correct misconceptions about Earth's magnetic field, its radiation belts, and why we have aurora. Read the latest information ...more>>

  47. Public Understanding of Mathematics - Key Issues in Mathematics at the Math Forum
    Links to organizations and articles that explore perceptions and assumptions non-mathematicians hold about mathematics and mathematicians. ...more>>

  48. The Published Data of Robert Munafo - Robert Munafo
    Mathematical data includes Mu-Ency, The Encyclopedia of the Mandelbrot Set (History, Exploring, Area, Algorithms, Naming, etc), properties of specific numbers, such as 2.68542 . . . and 143, and very large numbers and ways to write them. Programs include ...more>>

  49. Publishing or Programming? A Framework for the Development and Presentation of Work by Children on the World Wide Web - Judy Keiner
    A paper to be presented at SIGGRAPH97, Los Angeles, August 8th 1997, involving process writing approaches, and including three criteria for evaluating Web pages. Also links to example sites. ...more>>

  50. PUERTRA - Javier Sánchez González
    The software package PUERTRA implemented a theoretical study of formal properties of Islamic geometrical art. PUERTRA modeled the Islamic rectilinear interlaced lattices found extensively in wood work (artesonado ceilings, mosque minbars, doors and windows, ...more>>

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