 TIMSS Brochure  Math Forum
Basic information about the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS).
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 TIMSS Math and Science Challenge: Sample Test  EdInformatics.com
Several sample TIMSS Math Tests using original questions from the three released sets (Pop1,2,3). Tests are graded online and can be compared both to the international scores and to scores of other students who have taken the test online.
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 TIMSS Resource Center  Midcontinent Regional Educational Laboratory (McREL)
Articles, teleconferences, sites, and other materials about the Third International Mathematics and Science Study.
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 TIMSS United States: International Mathematics and Science Study  U.S. TIMSS National Research Center, Michigan State University
The Third International Mathematics and Science Study represents the most extensive investigation of mathematics and science education ever conducted. Approximately 50 countries participated in this comparative survey of education focusing upon 9yearold
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 Tim's Triangular Page  Alex Sakharov
Information, definitions, and illustrations of triangles, their parts, and congruency. Includes a few min/max problems relating to triangles at the end.
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 TinkerPlots™ Workshop Guide  Key Curriculum Press
TinkerPlots is software for dynamic data exploration and analysis which has been fieldtested with math classes grades 48. The free 72 page guide is meant to be used in a workshop setting, where participants can work together and a workshop leader can
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 Title III MSS Final Performance Report  Dana Lee Ling
Dana Lee Ling is a mathematics and science software specialist at the College of MicronesiaFSM. Articles document the College's attempts to increase the success of prealgebra and algebra students through "conceptual" and technologybased approaches.
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 TI Wizard  Andrew Munsell
News, software, and tutorials for Texas Instruments calculators. Download board games, roleplaying games (RPGs), racing and driving games, shooter games, games of strategy, platforms, shells, puzzles, and more. Stepbystep Flash tutorials include "Transferring
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 TLC  The Learning Company  Broderbund
Search for math to find product names (Reader Rabbit, Schoolhouse RockMath Rock, and more).
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 Toads And Frogs Puzzle in 2D  Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
A 2dimensional Frogs and Toads puzzle that is not much more complicated than its 1dimensional analogue, provided, of course, the latter is fully understood. Java applet.
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 TODOS: Mathematics for All  Miriam Leiva, President
An organization designed to advocate for an equitable and highquality mathematics education for all students, in particular Latino/Hispanic students, by advancing the professional growth and equity awareness of educators. TODOS publishes Teaching for
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 Tom Snyder Productions
Software for teachers who love to teach. Company information, free demos, catalog; free CD sampler; product descriptions, online classroom activities, professional development (including public seminars and onsite workshops), Technology Newsletter, and
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 Tools for the Common Core Standards  Bill McCallum
News about tools that support implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Posts, which date back to January, 2011, have included "Draft of progression on Number and Operations in Base Ten," "Task Writing Contest 5 for Illustrative Mathematics,"
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 Toothpick Puzzle: a Math Line Puzzle  Math Forum
Starting with the configuration shown, move exactly two toothpicks to form four 1x1 squares. You must use all the toothpicks, without any overlap. The final product will consist of exactly four squares, all the same size as the five in the original configuration.
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 Top 100 Mathematics Software  Adam Testad, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
A top 100 list of mathematics software: shareware, freeware, payware, some hardware, and some Web sites. A selection from over 24,000 products with references to download sites, suppliers page, and PC literature references.
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 Top Grade Tutoring  Steven Britton
Top Grade Tutoring provides maths tuition for students aged between 1116 in the Halesowen, Stourbridge, and Hagley areas of the West Midlands, UK.
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 Topics in Arithmetic and Elementary Mathematics  E. Lee Lady; University of Hawaii
Materials used in a university course for prospective elementary school teachers, to teach them how to be interested in mathematics. Materials are in PDF and DVI, and include: representing numbers in other bases, divisibility tests, periodic decimal expansions,
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 Topics in Mathematical Recreations
Arithmetic and geometric puzzles; polyhedra; fractals and chaos; board and positional puzzles; pi and its calculations, and tiling patterns, which can be thought of as making an infinite polyhedron. Includes a bibliography ranging from Abbott's Flatland
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 Topology and Geometry Software: Fun and Games  Jeff Weeks
Fun math toys for all ages, from the author of Exploring the Shape of Space (grades 610) and The Shape of Space (grades 1216). Applets and software for various platforms. Play with tictactoe, mazes, and the like, on a torus or Klein bottle. Draw
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 Topology (Geometry and the Imagination)  Conway, Doyle, Gilman, Thurston; The Geometry Center
Topology is the theory of shapes that are allowed to stretch, compress, flex and bend, but without tearing or gluing. For example, a square is topologically equivalent to a circle, since a square can be continously deformed into a circle. As another example,
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 TopSecretMath.org  Donald Endriss
Stepbystep JavaScript tutorials for learning how to factor several different kinds of trinomials using the CAB method.
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 Tostaky.Biz  Jerome Verstrynge
JavaScript utilities formatted for the smaller screens of tablets and smartphones: timer, stopwatch, world clocks, and other timekeeping tools; and unit converters for area, force, length, torque, weight, and more.
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 Totally Tessellated  Bhushan, Kay, & Williams
A comprehensive introduction to tessellations and tilings  the basic underlying mathematics and examples of tessellations in real life. The highly illustrated, printerfriendly site includes history (tessellations in mathematics and science, decorative
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Tour: M.C. Escher  Life and Work  National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
A tour of four virtual rooms devoted to the art of M. C. Escher. For each graphic a larger picture with accompanying commentary is available by clicking on a small picture. The gallery has more than 400 works by Escher with many images available online.
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 Tournament of Towns  Math Net, University of Toronto
A worldwide problem solving competition in mathematics. The contest attracts students of all mathematical interests and abilities with its inclusive rules and creative problems  some as challenging as those of the International Mathematical Olympiad.
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 A Tour of Fractions  Math Forum
The Web often seems more like a maze than an organized set of resources. To help you find what you need, the Math Forum presents a 'tour' of fractions, offering links to lessons, activities, and materials, questions and answers from Ask Dr. Math, and
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 Tous pour les mathématiques au collège  David Monbru
Courses mathématiques de niveaux sixième, cinquième, quatrième, et troisième. Exercises avec autovalidation incluent calculs avec ou sans parenthèses; calculs de fractions; opérations sur les nombres relatifs;
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 The Tower of Hanoi  Andrew Cumming
Interactive version of the famous logic puzzle, in html and VRML versions, with a separate page about solving it.
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 Tower of Hanoi  Math Forum, a Classic Problem from the Ask Dr. Math FAQ
There are three posts. Disks of different sizes are placed on the lefthand post, arranged by size with the smallest on top. You are to transfer all the disks to the righthand post in the fewest possible moves, without ever placing a larger disk on a smaller
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 Tower of Hanoi on the Web  Miroslav Kolar
The legend: A group of Eastern monks are the keepers of three towers on which sit 64 golden rings. Originally all 64 rings were stacked on one tower with each ring smaller than the one beneath. The monks are to move the rings from this first tower to
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 Tower of Hanoi (SMILE)  Paul Eubanks, Washington High School
A lesson for grades 612 designed to teach students to discover a pattern and to evaluate an exponential expression. From the Patterns and Logic section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for
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 Toys from Trash  Arvind Gupta
Stepbystep photographic instructions for building elegantly simple, colorful "Math Magic" doityourself manipulatives: Abacus, Flexagon, Triangle Grid, Flat Flexagon, Slipper Insets, Folding Pentagon, Tangram, Paper Octagon, Cylinder and Cone, Area
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 Trachtenberg Basic Multiplication Tutorial  Moshe Berlin
TracMath is a freely downloadable tutorial (MS Windows) for the basic system of Trachtenberg Multiplication. This system teaches a set of algorithms that perform the same function as the times tables. When students ask "How does it work?" you can use
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 Trachtenberg Speed Math  Alpha Centauri Software
Software that teaches Jakow Trachtenberg's speed system of basic mathematics that he invented while imprisoned by Hitler during WWII. For Windows only. Demo version available.
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 Trachtenberg Speed System  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
An introduction to Trachtenberg's system of performing highspeed multiplication, division, addition, subtraction, and square root, all in one's head, with references.
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 Tracking  Education Week on the Web
Should schools  as the engine of democracy  provide relatively similar curricula for all students? Or should they instead sort students by skill levels and prepare them for their different roles as adults? A discussion of the pros and cons of tracking,
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 Tractrix Java Applet Class  PHD Computer Consultants Ltd
Download Tractrix.zip, a Java applet that makes the kind of pretty swirling patterns which Dutch mathematician Huygens originally named in 1692. Specify applet width and height, background and foreground color, coordinate pairs that will identify corners,
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 Traditional Schooling: Articles and Research  Carolyn K., Hoagies' Gifted Education Page
Articles and reports on traditional schooling issues: Academic Acceleration; Advocacy; Bullies; Curriculum Adjustments; Early (or late) Kindergarten; Educational Theories; Grouping; Individualized Education Profiles (IEPs); Mentors; Success Stories; Testing
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 Traffic Jam  Math Forum
Equal numbers of people face each other with one open slot between them. Everybody faces the open slot. If there are 6 people there will be 7 slots, 6 of
which must always have people in them. People must attempt to exchange places without turning around.
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 Traffic Signs  Richard C. Moeur
Graphics of the most commonly used traffic signs in the United States, useful for challenging students to find symmetrical signs (in addition to polygons).
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 Transformations  David A. Reid
A transformation is a onetoone mapping on a set of points. The most common transformations map the points of the plane onto themselves, in a way which keeps all lengths the same. These transformations are called isometries. Another common sort of transformation
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 Transversal of a Latin Square  Jay's Corner
A transversal in a Latin Square is a collection of positions, one from each row and one from each column, so that the colors that are in these positions are all different. This page shows an example of a transversal in a 4x4 Latin square
See also Transversals
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 The Travelling Salesman's Problem  Manu Konchady
A trucking or delivery company is focused on optimum delivery cost. This can be achieved by using a system which determines the best highway route for each load. An optimum highway route can be displayed on a map. A route with 16 nodes is used to test
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 Travel Triangles (SMILE)  Sarah Barrett, Mars Hill School
A middle and high school geometry lesson designed to teach students to review and demonstrate an understanding of the three kinds of angles (by degrees). From the Geometry and Measurement section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by
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 The Treb Challenge  GlobalSpec, Inc.
Custom build a trebuchet for three challenges: distance, accuracy, and power. Between launches, continue modifying the catapultlike seige engine's projectile weight, launch angle, gravity, wind, counterweight mass and height. After each challenge, the
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 Triangle Formulas (Ask Dr. Math FAQ)  Math Forum
Formulas for finding the area, perimeter, etc. of an equilateral, isosceles, right, or scalene triangle.
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 Triangles and Pyramids: Playing Math!  Hollis Easter
A "teachable" on the construction of freestanding pyramids made "by folding a single piece of paper, with only a single piece of tape to hold them together...." This blog post goes on to include photos of a net, diagrams, and "things to investigate":
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 Triangle with one 90degree Angle  NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
A triangle with one 90 degree angle is always: an equilateral triangle; an acute triangle; an obtuse triangle; or, a right triangle? A detailed answer is provided. From NASA's 9th Grade Math Proficiency Test.
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 Tribute to Invariance  Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny
As a competitive activity, the Squares and Circles game is not very challenging in itself. That is to say, the outcome of the game does not depend on how the game proceeds. The challenge is to come up with this realization and establish its veracity.
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 Tricks for Learning Math  Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher FAQ
Answers to a frequently asked question: What are some math tricks and mnemonic devices I can use with my students?
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