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  1. Program Information Guide Service (NCBE) - The National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition and Language (NCELA)
    Short monographs that provide school-based personnel with information on innovative practices for working with linguistically and culturally diverse students: bilingual and ESL, language minority, immigrants, etc. The National Clearinghouse for English ...more>>

  2. A Progression of Primes - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    Searches for patterns among prime numbers - whole numbers exactly divisible only by themselves and one - have long served as stiff tests of the ingenuity and perseverance of mathematicians. In recent years, the use of computers has brought a steady stream ...more>>

  3. The Progress Report - Dan Lemay
    A web log where the author shares successes, concerns, and commentary about teaching math to high school students. ...more>>

  4. Project 2061: Science Literacy for a Changing Future - American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
    A long-term initiative to reform K-12 education nationwide so that all high-school graduates will be literate in science. The project is creating a coordinated set of reform tools and services—books, CD-ROMS, on-line resources, and workshops. This site ...more>>

  5. Project ARISE (Applications Reform In Secondary Education) - Hogan Senior High School
    ARISE is a curriculum development project funded by a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to the Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications (COMAP). It is developing a 9th- through 11th-grade secondary mathematics core curriculum in which applications ...more>>

  6. Project Atmosphere Australia On-line - Sel Kerans; Australian Bureau of Meteorology
    On-line meteorological activities open to international schools. The site provides access to Australian weather observations, forecasts, and archived weather statistics, with information designed to educate the general public about weather and related ...more>>

  7. Project-Based Instruction in Mathematics for the Liberal Arts - M. B. Ulmer; University of South Carolina at Spartanburg
    Information and activities/projects for a complete project-based post-algebra course for liberal arts majors, also suitable for use with high school courses following algebra. Activities are in PDF format. ...more>>

  8. Project-Based Learning (Learning and Mathematics) - Blumenfeld, Soloway, Marx, Krajcik, Guzdial, & Palincsar; Math Forum
    In this 1996 article, "Motivating project-based learning: Sustaining the doing, supporting the learning," Blumenfeld and her colleagues at the University of Michigan describe project-based learning and the benefits of using long-term projects as part ...more>>

  9. Project CALC: Calculus as a Laboratory Course - Lawrence C. Moore and David A. Smith, Duke University
    An NSF-funded curriculum development project that has produced materials for a three-semester reform calculus course emphasizing real-world problems, hands-on activities, discovery learning, writing and revision of writing, teamwork, intelligent use of ...more>>

  10. Project Euler - Colin Hughes
    Browse hundreds of challenging problems that require mathematical insights as well as computer and programming skills to solve. Popular puzzles include "Add all the natural numbers below one thousand that are multiples of 3 or 5," "By considering the ...more>>

  11. project Eureka
    project Eureka is a collaboratively edited site for problem solvers/creators—regardless of problem or field. Add problems with quantifiable results; or group problems in a test. ...more>>

  12. Projectile Dynamics in Sport - Colin White
    Treatise of a range of sports equipment. Authored by a Principal Lecturer at the University of Portsmouth, Projectile Dynamics in Sport begins with a mathematical treatment of the general principles of flight, examining balls, discusses, javelins, shot ...more>>

  13. Project IMPULS - Tokyo Gakugei University
    Project IMPULS (Project for International Math-teacher Professionalization Using Lesson Study) offers opportunities and ideas for mathematics teachers using lesson study. The library includes lesson study about positive and negative numbers; division; ...more>>

  14. Projective Conics (Gallery of Interactive Geometry) - Mathew Frank; The Geometry Center
    This discussion of Pascal's theorem in terms of projective geometry includes an interactive application that lets you specify points on a conic and see how the theorem applies to them. Conics and Hexagons: Pascal's Theorem; Brianchon's Theorem; Some Stronger ...more>>

  15. 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>>

  16. 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>>

  17. 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>>

  18. 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>>

  19. 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>>

  20. 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>>

  21. 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>>

  22. 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>>

  23. 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>>

  24. 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>>

  25. 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>>

  26. 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>>

  27. 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>>

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

  29. 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>>

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

  31. 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>>

  32. 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>>

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

  34. 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>>

  35. 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>>

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

  37. 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>>

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

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

  40. 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>>

  41. 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>>

  42. 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>>

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

  44. 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>>

  45. 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>>

  46. 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>>

  47. 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>>

  48. 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>>

  49. 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>>

  50. 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>>


 
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