 The Story of Mathematics  Luke Mastin
Summary of major mathematicians and developments of mathematical thought over the centuries, "from its roots in ancient Mespotamia, Egypt and Greece to the abstraction of the modern era.... without getting too technical or getting bogged down in too much
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 Strategic Directions in Computer Science Education  Allen B. Tucker, Bowdoin College, Editor
From ACM Computing Surveys, 1996. Abstract: This report identifies major issues and challenges in computer science education across a wide range of institutions. It includes suggestions for improving the quality and effectiveness of computer science and
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 Strategy Acquisition and Application (Learning and Mathematics)  Siegler, Jenkins; Math Forum
In this 1989 article, "Strategy Discovery and Strategy Generalization," Robert S. Siegler and Eric Jenkins of CarnegieMellon University discuss how children acquire and apply strategies, looking closely at a small group of students over a long period
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 Strawberry Macaw's Puzzle Page
Although simple, this collection of four logic puzzles provides a challenge for students of any age. The interactive puzzles are: The Fox, the Duck, and the Bag of Corn; The Three Gallon and Five Gallon Cans; The TwentyThree Matches Game; and The Game
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 Stressed Out: Slope as Rate of Change  Cynthia Lanius
It's the night of the big game. You're in the locker room. The coach is pumping the team up. "Now, I know you people are nervous. That's okay, in fact, that's what we want. You're going to perform better on the court (stage) if you're a little nervous."
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 Strings on Your Fingers  Michael P. Garofalo, Red Bluff, California
Links to a host of Web sites, including Web and print bibliographies, with suggestions for where to learn more about string figures and Internet links.
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 Student Activities from Jefferson Lab's BEAMS Program  Steve Gagnon
Middle school science and math activities from Jefferson Lab. Each activity includes a teacher overview, student and teacher materials which may be viewed online or downloaded in PDF format, and a list of the relevant Virginia State Standards of Learning.
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 Students' Classroom  National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
This site for students includes links to Find Your School; College Search; What Are Your Chances?; Create a Graph; Fun Facts; Games & Activities; Mascot Game; Quiz; Glossary; and References. See also Dare to Compare, which presents hundreds of questions
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 Students' Interest for and Work with AppletEnhanced Word Problems  Renninger, Sinclair, Hand, Stohl, Alejandre, and Underwood
Article from the International Conference on Learning Sciences archive, Proceedings of the 6th international conference on Learning sciences. Abstract: Study of student interest for and work with interactive nonroutine mathematics problems (ESCOT Problems
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 Student Tessellations  Memorial Middle School, Totowa, NJ
Memorial Middle School's Math 7 Class of 2004 completed a tessellation project using the Math Forum's Tessellation Tutorial instructions. The best work was selected for display on the website, with their accompanying poems.
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 Studio 4 Learning Math  Studio 4 Networks Inc.
Free online videos that explain topics in algebra, basic math, calculus, differential equations, geometry, prealgebra, precalculus, statistics, and trigonometry. Join Studio 4 Learning's Tutor Corps to share videos of your own.
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 studio:ludens  Wouter Walmink and Alexander Rulkens
Free online tools that "let you play with your own creativity," designed by two Dutch industrial and interaction designers in Eindhoven. Create your own patterns with Repper; your own tessellating coasters with Epa:kato; your own fractals and other complex
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 Studying Mandelbrot Fractals  Suzanne Alejandre
What is a fractal? A definition and a Java applet to help in exploring the Mandelbrot set, redrawing small areas to fill the fractal screen and noticing how the images compare. Also links to other sites with fractal information for middleschoolers.
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 Studying Polyhedra  Suzanne Alejandre
What is a polyhedron? A definition and a Java applet to help in exploring the five regular polyhedra to find how many faces and vertices each has, and what polygons make up the faces. Also links to a page of information about buckyballs, stories written
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 Study Island
Internetbased standardsmastery products, based on state standards. Subscriptions are available for single classes through districts, with individual subscriptions available for GED products.
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 studymaths.co.uk  Jonathan Hall
Free help on your maths questions. See also the bank of autoscoring GCSE maths questions, games, and resources such as revision notes, interactive formulae, and glossary of terms.
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 Study of Place  TERC
Two online science modules made especially for middleschool students: one about the Shackleton Antarctic exploration, the other about ocean currents. Students will read, experiment, analyze images, and work with maps and graphs. Teachers will find goals
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 Stupid Calculations  Josh Orter
Repository "where practical facts get rendered into utterly useless ones." Posts, which date back to May, 2013, have included "Monophone," musing on the size of the screen made from ripping the displays out of every iPhone ever sold and combining them
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 Style Line: Wheel Trim and Simulators for the 21st Century
Wheel covers to investigate for reflectional and/or rotational symmetry.
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 Suan Pan in Various Number Systems  Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
A Java simulation of the Chinese Sorobana far eastern analogue of the traditional abacus. By splitting the field into two partsthe earth and the heavenSoroban cleverly reduces the number of items that represent a single digit. The simulation enforces
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 Subject:Mathematics  Wikibooks
This Wikimedia project for collaboratively writing opencontent textbooks also produces, under its Wikijunior project, ageappropriate nonfiction children's books illustrated with photographs, diagrams, sketches, and original drawings.
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 subtangent.com  Duncan Keith
With Flash, explore interactive investigations such as Number Stairs and Diagonal Differences. Play Mathionaire, based on the popular TV game, but with maths questions. Quizzes include Function Machines, Number Properties, Pythagoras, and Quadratics 1.
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 Success for All
Curriculum driven by cooperative learning that focuses on individual pupil accountability, common goals, and recognition of team success, all with the aim of getting learners "to engage in discussing and explaining their ideas, challenging and teaching
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 Successful STEM Education  EDC, Inc.
Information, events, and resources that highlight promising practices and tools in support of effective K12 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education in schools and programs. Resources of this National Science Foundation (NSF)
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 SuccessMaker mathematics courses  Pearson Education, Inc.
A learning environment combining a management system, assessment, and curriculum resources to provide administrators, teachers, and students with tools to improve academic performance. Also available from http://www.pearsonschool.com/index.cfm?locator=PSZk99.
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 Sudoku
Flashbased game: enter a 9x9 grid so that every column, every row and each of the nine 3x3 segement contains the numbers 1 to 9. The game provides hints when you are stuck and has different levels.
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 Sudoku  Pappocom, aka Wayne Gould
Finish filling in the 9x9 grid so that every row, every column, and each of the nine 3x3 boxes contains the digits 1 through 9. Different from a magic square, this puzzle requires no arithmetic, only reasoning and logic to deduce which digit to put where.
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 Sudoku  PedagoNet
Sudoku online. New puzzles generated regularly; archive of past puzzles.
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 Sudoku Shuffle  ridiculopathy.com
Play a Flash version of Sudoku online or print out one of these logic puzzles. Choose a level of difficulty and whether to play with number tiles or letter tiles.
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 A Su Doku solver
Solvers for sudoku puzzles, with documentation, source code, and binaries. Frequently asked questions about this numeric puzzle include "Su Doku" or "Sudoku"? How does the solver work? How do I compose a Su Doku problem? How few cells could appear on
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 Sudoku Widget  Brian DeBoer
Macintosh OS X users familiar with Dashboard use its miniapplications to perform common tasks and get fast access to information. The Sudoku Widget by Brian DeBoer generates random puzzles with four different levels of difficulty, has the option to show
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 Suffolkmaths.co.uk  Mark Greenaway
Greenaway hosts a select collection of thirdparty resources in the public domain, many drawn from the UK's Department for Education (DfEs): teaching materials for Great Britain's different grade levels; problem solving documents on problemsolving strategies,
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 Sumdog  Peter Beckham, Crocodile Clips Ltd.
Free multiplayer maths games designed to improve numeracy for students aged
913. Players compete either against the computer or other students around the world. The one hundred available games, which adapt to the skill level of each student, range
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 Sumizdat Home Page  Sumizdat
Website of the publisher "Sumizdat", currently featuring the English translation of a classical Russian geometry textbook: Kiselev's Geometry/Book I. Planimetry, Kiselev's Geometry/Book II. Stereometry, and Arithmetic for Parents, translated from the
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 SUMMA: Strengthening Underrepresented Minority Mathematics Achievement  Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
A program intended to increase the representation of minorities in the fields of mathematics, science and engineering and improve the education of minorities. Information about the program, its contributors and projects. Includes a database of biographies
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 SUMS Online Mathematics  SUMS ONLINE Limited
Eighty core activities in handling data, shape and space, calculations, and numbers. Trial sample activities in the playground: Fraction Monkeys, Bracket Basics, Fruit Picker (angle rotation), Place Value Darts, Hidden Craft (grid positioning), Division
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 SumTree Order of Operations Calculator  Martin Bradley
SumTree is a shareware program designed for parents and teachers as an educational tool which will interest children in arithmetic and illustrate the correct order to work out sums.
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 Suntex First in Math  Suntex International Inc.
Play sample games of 24 online for free, or purchase a site subscription and register for access to a full range of interactive 24 games. Learn more about First in Math classroom kits, school kits, and the McDonald's restaurants First in Math League.
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 SuperKids Educational Software Review  Knowledge Share LLC
Reviews of educational software in many categories, including math (see Math Software For Young Students and Math Software II). Reviews are comprehensive, including information about price and product support as well as general usability issues. A Math
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 SuperKids Math Worksheet Creator  SuperKids Educational Software Review
Make your own math drill worksheets: select the type of problem (addition, subtractions, multiplication, division, fractions, greater/less than), the maximum and minimum numbers to be used in the problems, click on the button, and a worksheet will be
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 SuperKids Review of Educational Algebra Software  Knowledge Share LLC
Reviews of the educational algebra programs: Astro Algebra, Grade Builder Algebra 1, Math Blaster Algebra, and Mathpert Algebra Assistant. Ratings based on educational value, kid appeal, ease of use, hardware requirements, and a buyer's guide (price comparison).
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 Super Maths World  P. and R. May
Topicbased multiple choice assessment with a videogame feel. Yearlong subscriptions available for schools/districts, with a reduced rate for small schools and individual customers. Some activities are free to guests.
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 Supporting ELLs in Mathematics  Stanford University
Materials that illustrate how Common Corealigned math tasks can support math instruction and language development for English Language Learners (ELLs) in elementary, middle, and high school. Learn about the development of this material from Stanford
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 Supporting SenseMaking and Perseverance  Suzanne Alejandre
Article about how the Math Forum's noticing and wondering not only values each learner, it "also works to engage all learners in finding their mathematical voice." Originally published in the March, 2013, issue of the CMC ComMuniCator, journal of the
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 Surface Area of a Cone  NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
What is the approximate surface area of a cone whose slant height is 6 inches and whose radius is 3 inches? A detailed answer is provided. From NASA's 9th Grade Math Proficiency Test.
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 The Surface Area of a Cylinder (SMILE)  Edwina R. Justice, Gunsaulus Academy
A lesson designed to teach students to relate the areas of one rectangle and two circles to the total surface area of a cylinder; relate the circumference of a circle to the base of the rectangular section of a cylinder; and to review the area of a circle.
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 Surface Area of a Rectangular Solid  NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
What is the surface area of a rectangular solid whose length is 6 centimeters, depth is 5 centimeters, and height is 4 centimeters? A detailed answer is provided. From NASA's 9th Grade Math Proficiency Test.
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 Surface Distance Between Two Points of Latitude and Longitude  John A. Byers, United States Department of Agriculture  Agricultural Research Service
Enter the latitude and longitude of two points on Earth, and this JavaScript program returns the distance between the locations in kilometers, miles, and nautical miles. Similarly, calculate the great circle distances between over 300 cities. Download
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 Surfaces (Geometry and the Imagination)  Conway, Doyle, Gilman, Thurston; The Geometry Center
A surface, or 2manifold, is a shape any small enough neighborhood of which is topologically equivalent to a neighborhood of a point in the plane. For instance, a the surface of a cube is a surface topologically equivalent to the surface of a sphere.
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 Surfing The Net with Kids: Math  Barbara J. Feldman
The author is a newspaper columnist who collects, reviews, and rates, and sorts by subject internet sites for kids. The site is searchable, and includes various subject areas, a weekly email newsletter, and items for parents and teachers.
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