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  1. Vygotsky's Distinction Between Lower and Higher Mental Functions and Recent Studies on Infant Cognitive Development - Eugene Subbotsky; Psychology Department, University of Lancaster, UK
    One of the major theoretical advances of Vygotsky's approach to cognitive development was his thesis that human mental functions are social in origin. In making this claim, Vygotsky was confronted with the difficulty of reconciling it with the fact that ...more>>

  2. Waldomaths - Ron Barrow
    Original applets on number, algebra and graphs; shape, space and measure; probability and data handling, including histograms; investigative tools (quadratic and cubic sequences); core (pure) mathematics; decision mathematics (network graphs and linear ...more>>

  3. Walpha Wiki - Derek Bruff and others
    As collaborative site to record how secondary and undergraduate math educators use Wolfram|Alpha, or Walpha as it's called here, in the classroom. In particular, the authors are interested in how students might use Walpha themselves, as well as how teachers ...more>>

  4. Washington MESA
    Washington MESA (Mathematics, Engineering and Science Achievement) is developing middle and high school curriculum units and middle school modules/books available through Cuisenaire Dale Seymour Publications that integrate concepts within mathematics ...more>>

  5. WASL Math Prompts - Port Angeles School District, Washington state
    Sample questions for the WASL, Washington State Assessment of Student Learning. Most questions have answers printed above the questions. Sample questions are offered for kindergarten through high school levels, organized by mathematical content, and accompanied ...more>>

  6. Was Math Invented or Discovered? - Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
    A selection of answers to questions about whether math was invented or discovered. ...more>>

  7. WatchKnowLearn - Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi
    Thousands of free online math educational videos, categorized into topics such as mathematics for young learners, number operations, math in the real world, pre-calculus, math study skills and test prep, and history of math. ...more>>

  8. Water Tidbits: Questions and Answers - U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
    Topics covered include: Water use in the United States, USGS water data and measurements; Water use in your home; Chemistry and water. Links to other sites about water. ...more>>

  9. WatsonMath.com - Elaine Watson
    A repository for ideas and links that support Watson's work as a K-12 mathematics consultant, such as spreading the word about the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics and how they can be implemented by classroom teachers. Posts, which date back ...more>>

  10. The Weather Calculator - National Weather Service, El Paso, TX
    The El Paso National Weather Service Office's weather calculator provides temperature, moisture, pressure, and wind unit conversions for 16 different weather-related variables. ...more>>

  11. Weather Underground - University of Michigan
    One Sky, Many Voices: resources for collaborative study of current weather events for K-12 classrooms, after-school groups, and at-home learning. Gather data on weather information on the Web, current conditions around the world, historical weather patterns, ...more>>

  12. WebCalc - Blaine Hilton
    A collection of free, Web-based calculators that solve complete equations. Many of the calculators allow the user to solve for any of the variables. Subjects include algebra, geometry, trigonometry, fractions, complex numbers, and miscellaneous math; ...more>>

  13. The Web Classroom - Eagle Eye Web Masters
    An educational site from Australia that provides lessons and tests to help students understand concepts in Mathematics and build language skills in English. Elementary and Middle School math pages offer Fun with Fractions, "What Number," Times Tables, ...more>>

  14. WebCrawler
    Search the WebCrawler contents-indexed database by keyword - the contents of documents are indexed, not just their titles and URLs. You may include both general and specific queries. Or browse categories: Arts & Books; Autos; Careers; Computers & ...more>>

  15. Web Hunt - Mary Gasch; Nerinx Hall, Webster Groves, MO
    A Web-based hunt centering on non-European mathematics, with links provided to the mathematical contributions of a variety of cultures. Students may submit answers to their own teachers via an onsite form. ...more>>

  16. WebMath: Instant Solutions to Math Problems
    Instant solutions to math problems: look over the various links on the home page until you find a topic that seems to describe the math problem you're working on. Select a link then another and you will be presented with a blank form into which you can ...more>>

  17. Web Maths - Serge Henry
    Un site pour les mathématiques scolaires, utilizant le multimédia (Flash) pour apprendre et comprendre les maths. Aussi, un forum pour poser des questions; l'aide en ligne. ...more>>

  18. Web of Primes - Ryan Ingram
    The first twenty billion prime numbers, indexed, searchable by ordinal position, and written out in English. See also Ingram's http://cpnumbers.com/, for the first one hundred million counting numbers factored. ...more>>

  19. Web of Stories
    Watch life stories of "people who have influenced and changed our world," such as Nobel laureates and eminent scientists -- or record your own stories. Video biographies available through the Web of Stories' flagship channel "Lives" include mathematician ...more>>

  20. The Web Page Dedicated to Pi - Paul Johns
    Information on pi, 120,000 digits of pi, pi jokes and poems, a pi club, message board, facts and records, links to other pi sites, and more. ...more>>

  21. WebTeacher - National Cable Television Association, Tech Corps
    A self-paced free internet tutorial designed for teachers and including both basic and in-depth information about the World Wide Web. E-mail, Telnet, FTP, searching, web page design, image files, sound files, movie files, news groups, chat groups, teleconferencing, ...more>>

  22. Web Worksheet Wizard - High Plains Regional Technology in Education Consortium (HPRTEC)
    Create a lesson, worksheet or class page on the World Wide Web with this web-based utility. Also, locate existing worksheets by keywords, dates, grade levels, or subjects such as math. Hosted by Advanced Learning Technologies in Education Consortia at ...more>>

  23. Weekend Projects—Picnic Geometry - Make Podcast
    This video shows how to build an icosahedron out of paper plates, cups, or plastic sheeting—and pack some geometry into your next picnic! MAKE's accompanying post provides step-by-step instructions for assembling icosahedra from picnic supplies. ...more>>

  24. Weighing a Counterfeit Coin - Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
    A selection of answers to questions about using a balance beam to find a counterfeit coin, such as "If there are twelve coins in a bag, one of which is either lighter or heavier than the others, find the fake coin in exactly 3 weighings and determine ...more>>

  25. Weighing the Evidence - Keith Devlin (Devlin's Angle)
    Hundreds of thousands of years of evolution have equipped us with many useful mental abilities - our instinct to avoid many dangerous situations and our use of language are two obvious examples. However, evolution has not equipped us to handle statistical ...more>>

  26. Weighted Averages - Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
    A selection of answers to questions about weighted averages, where some data have greater value than others, such as determining a final grade from three tests worth a total of 45% of the final grade, a final exam worth 25%, a project worth 15%, and three ...more>>

  27. Weights and Measures - National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
    A virtual museum exhibit examining the role of the United States government in the development and standardization of weights and measures, in eight sections: America before standard weights and measures; Ferdinand Rudolph Hassler; The Office of Weights ...more>>

  28. Weird Dice (MatheMUSEments!) - Ivars Peterson (Math Muse for Kids)
    In the dice game Piggy, you and your opponent take turns rolling a pair of ordinary dice. Your score is the sum of the face values of the dice, so if you roll a three and a four, you get seven points. The first player to reach 100 points wins. Suppose ...more>>

  29. Welcome to Steve's Blog - Steven Rasmussen
    "Advocate for Change" Steve Rasmussen, the CEO and President of KCP Technologies, keeps this blog, which he describes as his "ideas, commentary, photos, and adventures relating to mathematics education." Topics include: Rejuvenating the Mathematics Education ...more>>

  30. West Contra Costa Unified School District Mathematics Center - Kennedy High School
    Common Core mathematics resources, presentations, instructional videos, lessons, mathematics applets, parent guides, and other materials developed by the Richmond (California) school district. ...more>>

  31. The Western Reserve Reading Project - The Ohio State University
    With over four hundred pairs of twins participating in annual data collection sessions over the past ten years, the Western Reserve Reading Project (WRRP) explores how the environment affects children's ability to learn "by evaluating how genes and environmental ...more>>

  32. WGCU-TV: The Faculty Lounge - SW Florida Public TV, Ft. Meyers/Naples, FL
    Tools to help use the Internet in the classroom. Annotated lists of links: topics include: Copyright and the WWW; Distance Learning; Financial Aid and Scholarships; FTP; Gopher; Grants; Job Hunting on the Internet; Magazines, Newspapers, and 'Zines On-Line; ...more>>

  33. What2Learn - John Rutherford
    For free, a range of fun, interactive games and puzzles. Math topics covered include algebra, times tables, fractions, decimals, percentages, ratios and probability. Fee-based service includes more activities, the option for teachers to add their own ...more>>

  34. What Color Is My Hat? - Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
    A selection of answers to questions about which person wears which hat, such as "Three students close their eyes, and the teacher puts a hat on each of their heads (hiding the other two hats)...." ...more>>

  35. What do we know about mathematics curricula? - Alan Schoenfeld, Journal of Mathematical Behavior
    In the absence of either large-scale empirical proof of success or the existence of compelling and documentable standards, there is reason to be cautious. The traditionalists are nervous for good reason. It should be noted, however, that the resistance ...more>>

  36. What Good is Math? - Peck, Rosser, Pifer; University of Richmond
    A site designed to show middle school students how math is useful. Examples are drawn from everyday experience; topics include art, finance, grades, sports, planning a party or a trip, and cooking. Created by pre-service math teachers. ...more>>

  37. What, How, and the Web - Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny
    More on place value. "There is an obvious confusion there between two questions, what to teach and how to teach it. Does the failure of the New Math to present a specific topic necessarily imply that teaching this topic has no merit? The New Math has ...more>>

  38. What is a Fractal? - Alan Beck; Glyphs
    The word "fractal" was coined less than twenty years ago by Benoit Mandelbrot, whose work, The Fractal Geometry of Nature, first introduced and explained concepts underlying this new vision. Mandelbrot derived the term "fractal" from the Latin verb frangere, ...more>>

  39. What is Mathematics? - Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
    A selection of answers to questions about what mathematics is, such as "Is math a science, an art, or some other anomaly?" and "Is there a difference between arithmetic and mathematics, and what is it?" and "Is math a science or an art?" ...more>>

  40. What Is the Collaborative Classroom? (NCREL) - M.B. Tinzmann, B.F. Jones, T.F. Fennimore, J. Bakker, C. Fine, and J. Pierce
    New learning and thinking curricula require collaboration. An article that addresses shared knowledge and authority among teachers and students; teachers as mediators; heterogeneous groupings of students; teacher and student roles; interactions; challenges ...more>>

  41. What Moves U Campaign - American Heart Association; National Football League (NFL)
    A national campaign to inspire middle school students to become more physically active. What Moves U provides curriculum-based activity sheets that can be incorporated into lesson plans for 5 core subjects: math, science, social studies, language arts, ...more>>

  42. What Should I Look For in a Math Classroom? - Mathematical Sciences Education Board (MSEB)
    A set of practical guidelines, with explanations of their relevance. From the Mathematical Sciences Education Board of the National Research Council. ...more>>

  43. What's Noteworthy on Learners, Learning & Schooling - Mid-continent Regional Educational Laboratory (McREL)
    "The major challenges for educational reform today are putting the pieces together to create sustainable systemic change and scaling up systemic reform to encompass all schools, all programmatic areas, all levels of schooling and diverse social contexts." ...more>>

  44. What's Special About This Number? - Erich's Puzzle Palace; Erich Friedman
    A list of the integers from zero to 9,999, each annotated with one significant mathematical property and color-coordinated by that property's category. ...more>>

  45. What's the Problem? Geometry & Art through the Ages - Indianapolis Museum of Art
    An exhibit exploring how some artists have used geometry as a creative tool. The site is divided into three topics: lines, polygons, and volume. Also provided as links from the left sidebar are a glossary and a list of references for further reading. ...more>>

  46. what's your favourite number? - Alex Bellos
    Enter your favorite number and the reasons for your choice. Part of a research project concerning how humans relate to numbers, this international survey is being conducted by Alex Bellos, author of Alex's Adventures in Numberland and Here's Looking At ...more>>

  47. 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>>

  48. 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 Don’t Add Up," "Math Worth Doing," and "Inventing Facts," as well as an appendix entitled "The Hard Evidence: Math Results." ...more>>

  49. 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>>

  50. When Am I Going to Use This? - Column Five Media
    This graphic plots popular career choices on axes of "number of math concepts" and "median average salary" to illustrate the basic math, algebra, geometry, or trigonometry required of athletes, cosmetologists, carpenters, pilots, psychologists, lawyers, ...more>>


 
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