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  1. Prizes and Perils of Popularizing - Keith Devlin
    A series of vignettes abouut some of the leading popularizers of mathematics. Sections include: Casti's Tale; Devlin's Tale; Stewart's Tale; Paulos's Tale; Dunham's Tale; and Why Do We Do It? Previously published in Focus. ...more>>

  2. Probabilistic Thinking - Richard Jeffrey, Princeton University
    A 1995 book. Chapters include: Probability; Methodology; Expectation; Decision; Probabilism and Induction. Solutions to problems are included. ...more>>

  3. Probability Abstract Service - University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Latest abstracts, with some preprints and information about authors; all abstract titles (old and new titles and authors, a large file); old abstracts; submission and subscription information; and related WWW servers. ...more>>

  4. Probability and Quantile Applets - Balasubramanian Narasimhan
    The Probability Applet calculates areas under the standard normal density curves. You are presented with two fields and three buttons on top of a normal density curve. The buttons allow you to calculate areas to the left or to the right or between. The ...more>>

  5. Probability and Statistics - Math Forum
    Links to some of the best Internet resources for probability and statistics: classroom materials, software, Internet projects, and public forums for discussion. ...more>>

  6. Probability and Statistics (MathPages) - Kevin Brown
    More than 40 "informal notes" by Kevin Brown on probability and statistics: evaluating probabilities of Boolean events, area under the bell curve, N items distributed in M bins, dice rolling a given sum, a better lottery, meetings and birthdays, on random ...more>>

  7. Probability by Surprise - Susan P. Holmes et al.
    Experimenting Paradoxes - browser-sensitive Java applets (try Internet Explorer first) to try out: The Birthday Problem; Say Red; The Collector; Banach's Matchbox Problem; The Matching Problem; The IID Sequence; Polya's Urn as a restaurant choice; Random ...more>>

  8. Probability Explorer - Hollylynne Stohl
    An open-ended learning environment for Windows for representing data in multiple ways, engaging students in designing, simulating, and analyzing results of probability experiments. The software environment can be used for activities from upper elementary ...more>>

  9. Probability - Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
    A short essay on probability theory, with links to some well-known problems: Monty Hall Dilemma; Three pancakes problem; Lewis Carroll's problem; Bertrand's Paradox; Bear cubs problem; Misuse and Misconception of Statistics; Pauling's joke; Probability ...more>>

  10. Probability in the Real World - Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
    An introduction to the uses of probability in everyday life, including: weather forecasting, flipping coins, batting averages, lightning strikes, and the lottery. ...more>>

  11. Probability - Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
    An introduction to basic concepts. ...more>>

  12. Probability of Getting Doughnuts - NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
    A box of doughnuts contains 4 glazed, 3 cream-filled, and 2 jelly doughnuts. What is the probability of getting a cream-filled doughnut, eating it, and then getting a glazed doughnut? A detailed answer is provided. From NASA's 9th Grade Math Proficiency ...more>>

  13. Probability: Rolling Dice - NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
    Probability: If a die is rolled 18 times, how many times is the number 2 expected to come up? A detailed answer is provided. From NASA's 9th Grade Math Proficiency Test. ...more>>

  14. Probability (S.M.A.R.T.) - Math Share Shop
    Counting principle; Probability reference sheet. By students at Theodore Roosevelt H.S., Bronx, & Edward R. Murrow High School, Brooklyn. ...more>>

  15. Probability (SMILE) - Laura Willis Moss, South Shore Community Academy
    A lesson designed to teach students to derive a general formula for the probability of a given event when each possible outcome is equally likely. From the Probability and Statistics section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the ...more>>

  16. Probability/Statistics and Calculus Problems of the Week (PCPOW) - Kentridge High School, Kent, WA
    Probability, statistics, and calculus problems and solutions, some of which date back to 1999. ...more>>

  17. Probability/Statistics: First Semester Project - Lisa Stanfill; Math Forum Teacher Exchange
    A culminating project developed as part of a probability and statistics class, designed to help students put the topics of data collection, organization, presentation and interpretation together to see how and why learning that content is important. ...more>>

  18. The Probability Web - Bob Dobrow; Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Carleton College
    A collection of pages to serve people with interests in probability theory and its applications. Information is presented under the following headings: Probability links, Abstracts, Listservers, Newsgroups, People, Jobs, Journals, Software, Books, Booksellers, ...more>>

  19. Problem at the Art Gallery - Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
    The Crystal Art Gallery was being readied for its grand opening, and I had to figure out how many guards were needed to make sure that every wall of paintings was under scrutiny. I was also ordered to keep costs as low as possible. The trouble was that ...more>>

  20. Problem-Attic - EducAide Software
    Thousands of questions from New York State Regents exams, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), academic competitions, and other test banks. Sign up for a free account ...more>>

  21. Problem Corner - Les Reid; Southwest Missouri State University (SMSU)
    High School, Advanced, and Challenge problems, updated monthly (approximately). High School: solutions are not solicited, although feedback (generalizations, suggestions for future problems, etc.) is appreciated. Each month, the solution to the previous ...more>>

  22. The Problem of Points - Isaac Reed
    An age-old gambling problem led to the development of probability by French mathematicians Pascal and Fermat in the 17th century. ...more>>

  23. The Problem of the Knight: A Fast and Simple Algorithm - Arnd Roth
    Download a Mathematica notebook that discusses different algorithms for solving the Knight's Tour problem, finding a path for the chess knight that visits every square once. For an Introduction, Implementation, and Examples, visit Roth's Max-Planck-Institut ...more>>

  24. Problem of the Week Articles - the Math Forum @ Drexel
    These three published articles give context to using the Math Forum's Problems of the Week with students: Writing to Develop Understanding: The Math Forum @ Drexel's PoWs; Problems of the Week Engage Students with Special Needs; and The Impact of the ...more>>

  25. Problem-of-the-Week - David Poole; Department of Mathematics, Trent University, Canada
    Most of these problems can be done using only high school mathematics and logical reasoning. Eight problems with solutions and one without, from the fall of 1997, at Trent University, Canada. An email contact is listed, for those outside the university ...more>>

  26. Problem of the Week - Dr. Annalisa Crannell; Franklin & Marshall College
    Puzzles to solve in number theory, geometry, probability, cryptography, and the like. See problems from 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, and 1997. ...more>>

  27. Problem of the Week - Duc Huynh
    A new math problem each week, with an archive of past problems. ...more>>

  28. Problem of the week - Stephen Sproule
    An index of sites offering Problems of the Week, organized by level: elementary, middle grades, high school, and advanced. Sproule appraises PoW sites according to whether or not they include solutions and archive past puzzles. ...more>>

  29. Problem Pictures - Richard Phillips
    A CD-ROM of 184 attractive, unusual, or puzzling color photographs accompanied by activities for mathematics teaching. Images may defy explanation, motivate investigation, or inspire the viewer to answer a question. Other pictures may be the starting ...more>>

  30. Problems - Bojan Mohar
    Conjectures in graph theory ranging from paths to colorings to matchings to crossings. With references, links to other collections of open problems, and chapters of the book that Mohar authored with Carsten Thomassen, Graphs on Surfaces. ...more>>

  31. The Problem Site - Douglas Twitchell
    Math puzzles, brainteasers, strategy games, web quizzes, and informational pages. Flash-powered math games include Adders, Zap (slide tiles to move digits and add up to a specified sum), Side By Side (number re-arrangement), One To Ten (given four numbers, ...more>>

  32. Problems of the Week - Math Forum @ Drexel
    Our goal with the Problems of the Week is to engage students in non-routine, constructed-response mathematics investigations that integrate writing with problem solving in the math classroom. In addition to the Current PoWs and the Problems of the Week ...more>>

  33. Problem Solving in Mathematics - Jim Wilson; Univ. of Georgia
    Problems in algebra, geometry, conversion, cryptarithm, "mean," trigonometry, and a mixture of all, many with comments and solutions, from a course given in the Dept. of Mathematics Education at the University of Georgia. The site also provides links ...more>>

  34. Problem Solving Island - Samuel A. Rebelsky
    Challenging open-ended word problems on the topics of games, such as Blockade, Finger Multiplication, and The Word Pyramid; puzzles such as Error Correction, Error Detection, The Fake Coin, Friday the 13th, and Leap Birthdays; and problems based on figures, ...more>>

  35. Problem Solving (SMILE) - Patricia Rogers, Edward Hartigan School
    A lesson designed to demonstrate some common ways problems can be solved; to list some basic steps in problem solving; and to suggest some useful strategies for solving word problems. From the Practical and Applied Math section of a collection of almost ...more>>

  36. Problem-Solving: Steps and Strategies (SMILE) - Sarah G. Barrett, Mars Hill School
    A lesson designed to teach and reinforce strategies for problem-solving. Sample problems are included. From the Practical and Applied Math section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning ...more>>

  37. Problem Solving Strategies - Finlay McQuade, Boğaziçi University (Turkey)
    Strategies for solving problems, each illustrated with sample math challenges and worked solutions: draw a diagram; make a list; guess and check; divide and conquer; look for a pattern; start at the end. Also available in Turkish. ...more>>

  38. Problem Solving with Heron's Formula - Jim Wilson; Dept. of Mathematics Education, Univ. of Georgia
    A paper on the development and demonstration of Heron's formula for the area of a triangle given the lengths of its three sides. Problems and explorations are included for using Heron's formula. ...more>>

  39. Problems with a Point - Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
    A collection of problems designed to help students in grades 6-12 learn new mathematical ideas by building on old ones. Varying in difficulty and approaches, these problems are useful for teachers, students, parents, math clubs, home-schoolers, and others. ...more>>

  40. The Problem with Algebraic Models of Marriage Structure - James M. Cargal; The Math Forum
    Algebraic models of marriage systems have been in use for nearly fifty years. These models continue to be a matter of controversy. Most anthropologists have found algebraic models abstract and unnecessary. Mathematical scientists have tended to consider ...more>>

  41. Procon Technology - Maths Tips and Tricks - Peter King
    Math tricks, divisibility rules, and mental math tricks, many from a book by Kjartan Poskitt called Numbers - the key to the universe, one of the books in the Murderous Maths series published by Scholastic. ...more>>

  42. Productive Struggle
    Group blog, with most contributions by secondary math and science teachers, that aims to "push teachers to learn in the same way that we push our students to learn" and "work together to make our struggles productive." Posts, which date back to March, ...more>>

  43. Professional Development Center (PDC) - Key Curriculum Press
    Professional development opportunities from summer institutes to weekend workshops for teachers across the United States, with scheduled 1-day, 3-day, and 7-day courses, as well as opportunities for custom offerings specific to district needs. In particular, ...more>>

  44. Professional Development Focus of the Year - National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
    The Professional Development Focus of the Year identifies resources from NCTM journals, publications, Web sites, and sessions at the Annual Meeting and Regional Conferences that relate to a key theme from Principles and Standards for School Mathematics. ...more>>

  45. Professional Development in a Technological Age: New Definitions, Old Challenges, New Resources - Cathy Miles Grant
    This paper looks broadly at the field of professional development and the underlying principles that guide current approaches. The paper suggests specific issues that come with the process of supporting teachers in technology use, and concludes with a ...more>>

  46. Professional Development (NCTM) - National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
    NCTM is dedicated to providing professional development for teachers to ensure mathematics learning of the highest quality for all students. Reflection Guides (using NCTM school journals and other publications as a resource for professional development); ...more>>

  47. Professional Development Program: Learning Math Together - the Math Forum @ Drexel
    Four types of professional development options: (1) Customized professional development offers opportunities for close collaboration and support over time. (2) Online professional development courses: six-week courses based around the Problem of the Week ...more>>

  48. Professional Development Programs for Grade K-12 Teachers of Mathematics - The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers
    Read about and apply for summer institutes such as Institutes for New Teachers of Mathematics and Science, Helping All Students Succeed in Grades 7-12 Mathematics, the Leadership Program in Discrete Mathematics, and the DIMACS Connect Institute; conferences ...more>>

  49. Professional Development - Texas Instruments, Inc. (TI)
    Learn about the T3 Teacher Leader Cadre Program, on-site systemic professional development; T3 Outreach Program, short term, on-site professional development; T3 international and regional conferences; free online courses for professional development; ...more>>

  50. Professional Homework Help
    Solutions to your mathematics and statistics homework problems. Request a free quote. ...more>>


 
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