 Cool School Tools  Tim Fahlberg
Shockwave whiteboard movies on algebra, geometry, probability, statistics, the mathematics of finance, and more. A whiteboard movie (WM) is a multimedia screen recording of writing on an electronic whiteboard (real or virtual) with or without voice and/or
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 Coop City  Peter Barricelli
A classroom project involving the construction of scale models of buildings and towns. In addition to teaching ratio and proportion, the process introduces the students to blueprint and CAD (Computer Aided Design) programs.
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 Cooperative Learning  Classroom Compass
The fall 1994 issue of Classroom Compass looks at some aspects of cooperative learning and ways it can be implemented in the classroom. Two instructional activities, one providing suggestions for elementary students (Pumpkin Exploration) and one for higher
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 Coordinates and similar figures  Mark Motyka, Math League Multimedia
Definitions and illustrations: What is a coordinate?; Similar figures; Congruent figures; Rotation; Reflection; Folding; Symmetric figure.
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 Coping With Math Anxiety  B. Sidney Smith, Wendy Hageman Smith; Math Academy Online/Platonic Realms
A "minitext" concerning the potentially disabling fear of math. This site defines math anxiety, discusses its social and educational roots, addresses some widespread myths about math and learning math, and deals with possible strategies for overcoming
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 CopyCat  Jim Morey
A Java game that revolves around replicating a picture created by several patterned faces of a solid object (like a cube), challenging the mind to understand complex geometrical structures and symmetry. To do well at the game, the player must first become
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 Copyu  Equation and Data Plotting  October Pen Educational Software
Coypu is an equation and data plotter designed to encourage exploration of data and to develop interpretation skills. Coypu plots Cartesian, polar and parametric equations; produces scattergrams and simple line graphs from data files; allows combinations
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 Core Concept: Comprehensive Assessment  Edutopia
The George Lucas Educational Foundation's compilation of resources on assessment in education, including videos, reallife examples, blog posts, articles, and interviews.
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 Corner for Interactive Geometry Software (CIGS)  The Math Forum
The main Math Forum page for resources devoted to the support of teaching with geometry software, especially dynamic, interactive software such as Cabri Geometry and the Geometer's Sketchpad. Instructional activities and lessons to read on the Web or
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 Cosmeo  Discovery Education, Inc.
Homework help from the Discovery Channel. Browse math help by topic to watch math Flash videos (many with closed captioning), read articles, play "brain games," and more. Walk through your math problem with WebMath. Cosmeo's video library has more than
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 CostOfLiving Calculator, Percent Change Calculator  NewsEngin Inc.
The cost of living utility converts dollar values, adjusting for inflation. Find the buying power of dollar amounts dating back to 1957, according to a national U.S. city average, urban regions, or metropolitan areas, as based on the historical Consumer
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 Council of Presidential Awardees in Mathematics (CPAM)
An organization whose members are recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching, a program established in 1983 by The White House and sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to identify outstanding science and
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 Countdown  Dr. Diane Schiller, School of Education at Loyola University
This site contains over 500 online math videos that cover a wide range of math topics. Many videos have accompanying printable activity sheets. The movies are organized by standard math categories on the homepage and alphabetically in the index. There's
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 Countdown!  Objective Consulting Inc. (OCI)
Calculate the number of seconds between any two events: find out how long it will be until the millennium, until your birthday, or simply how long you have been alive. Answers are also expressed in days, hours, and minutes.
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 The Counterfeit Coin  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
The classic puzzle of the counterfeit coin has long served as a stiff test of one's reasoning power and ingenuity. In its standard form, the problem concerns 12 coins identical in size, shape, and appearance. One coin, however, is counterfeit, having
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 Counting by Twos  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
How much is a megabyte? Many people don't really know. The problem originated decades ago when computer professionals noticed that 2^10 is very nearly equal to 1,000, and they began using the metric prefix "kilo" to mean 1,024. That was okay when computers
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 Counting Cards  Chris Taylor
A teaching aid that uses simple graphic designs on cards to represent different place values and numbers, from 1 up to one million, for teaching addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and place value concepts. The site offers a teachers guide,
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 Counting: The Beginning of Mathematics  Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
An introduction to and a detailed description of the process of counting, with applets for exploring addition, multiplication, and division.
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 Counting to Calculus: Mathematics  William K. Bradford Publishing Co.
Math software, printed supplements, workbooks, textbooks, posters, and teacher tools available for Elementary, Middle and Secondary math curriculum.
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 Count Madness Number Puzzles  James E. Garner
Cards with questions covering a wide range of subjects, each of which can be answered with a counting number. Answers are upsidedown on the card. Examples and ordering information provided on site. Teacher's copy available.
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 Count On  Department for Education and Employment, UK
Activities and resources  some simple and some fancy  for parents, teachers, and students. Resources offers, among other things, guides: to mathematical misconceptions; for parents helping with homework; for promoters of math fairs; and for providers
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 Cours de Maths de Collège Pour les Professeurs  Jean Goujon
Les chapitres d'un cours de niveau sixième; et des progressions des niveaux sixième, cinquième, quatrième, et troisième.
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 Course Project Suggestions (Geometry and the Imagination)  Conway, Doyle, Gilman, Thurston; The Geometry Center
An list of suggestions for projects in geometry, topology, symmetry, making geometric solids, calendars, spherical and hyperbolic trigonometry, puzzles, models, etc. Projects were to be exhibited at the Geometry Fair at the end of the course.
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 CourseServer  Jud Cornish; Fairbanks Country Day School, San Diego, CA
A Webhosted math problem generator that allows you to select from thousands of different problem types and automatically generate problemandanswer worksheets in your browser that can be printed out. Choose from a list of courses from Grade 1 (beginning
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 Covering Up (MatheMUSEments!)  Ivars Peterson (Math Muse for Kids)
Have you ever wondered why the cover of a manhole is nearly always round? Why couldn't it be oval or square? The usual answer is that a circular lid, unlike a square or an oval cover, won't fall through the opening, but the circle isn't the only shape
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 CPO Online  Cambridge Physics Outlet
A company founded by teachers and scientists that creates handson equipment and curriculum for teaching science, math, and technology from grades 412 and beyond, and provides effective professional development in science and math that is both content
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 Cracking a Medieval Code  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
The first printed book on cryptology was written by Johannes Trithemius (14621516), an abbot in Spanheim, Germany, who was one of the leading intellectuals of his day. Bearing the title Polygraphiae libri sex ("Six Books of Polygraphy"), it was published
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 Crafty Puzzles  James Cole, The Crafty Puzzles Company
A U.K. establishment selling wooden puzzles of all sorts: jigsaw puzzles, puzzle boxes, brain teasers, models, and functional pieces.
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 A Crash Course in Symbolic Logic  D.J. Brasier; Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
Is symbolic logic so hard that some people will just never be able to get it? In a gentle introduction to the notation and rules of derivation used in symbolic logic, Dr. Achilles shows why the answer to that question is 'No'.
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 Create 2D and 3D gnuplot Graphs
Input a function, vary parameters, plot 2D, 3D Surface, or 3D Contour, vary range displayed, and plot multiple functions at once. With help on various features, and links to graphing animated plots and varying the parameters. Part of the Shodor Educational
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 Create a Graph  National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Create your own graphs online: bar graphs, line graphs, area graphs, pie charts, or XY graphs (line, bubble, or scatter plots from Cartesian coordinates). Enter your own data, choose your own labels, preview your work, then print or save your graphs.
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 A Creative Encounter of the Numerical Kind: A Webquest for Middle Grades Math Students  Alice Gabbard
Students create their own numerals and base four number system for an alien civilization. This web quest features background and evaluation materials, links to state and national standards, and tips for teachers.
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 Creative Java Puzzles  J. L. Read, Enchanted Mind
Games "good for exercising both sides of the brain." Knight's Tour: pass all the squares of the board with the knight, making only legal moves. Peg Solitaire: Remove all the pegs in the least amount of time, finishing with only one peg in the target hole.
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 Creative Problem Solving  Rob Eastaway
Eastaway's "portfolio" of interests includes short descriptions of his school talks, newspaper articles, and books he has authored or coauthored, such as Maths for Mums and Dads, The Hidden Mathematics of Sport, How to Remember Almost Everything, Ever,
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 Crewton Ramone's Blog of Math  Crewton Ramone
Ramone's blog, which dates back to July, 2009, has included posts  many with video  such as "Fractions Despite SPED," "Why Invert and Multiply," "4 Year Old Math Enrichment," "Fractions and Addends," "Fractions and Autism Do in Fact Mix," and "Fraction
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 Critical Evaluation Information  Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators, Discovery School
With the advent of the World Wide Web and the huge amount of information it contains, students need to be able to evaluate a Web page for authenticity, applicability, authorship, bias, and usability. To help teachers get students started with this process,
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 Critical Issues in Mathematics (NCREL)  Pathways to School Improvement
Articles from the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL). The Significance of the NCTM Standards; Ensuring Equity and Excellence in Mathematics; Locating, Using, and Integrating InternetBased Mathematics Materials; Providing HandsOn,
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 Critical Thinking Books and Software
Critical thinking books and software for home and classroom for use in mathematics, science, language arts, social studies, and more. Search for Content Area Mathematics from the classroom catalog or the home catalog.
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 Critical Thinking Puzzles  Eldhose
Puzzles, logical thinking riddles, word problems in blog format. Comment with your solution and read others' workings.
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 Critic of Technology in Schools Faces Tough Audience  Pamela Mendels
From the New York Times column on Education, an April 1998 report on public opinion of the views of Todd Oppenheimer (author of "The Computer Delusion", which apperared in the Atlantic Monthly magazine), from a public meeting concerning technology in
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 CROC'Sciences: le net.magazine de la pédagogie des sciences  P. Lambert
Un mensuel faisant le tour des sites scientifiques d'intérêt
pédagogique, soit pour la construction d'un cours, soit pour les
élèves euxmêmes. Chaque numéro comporte 6
catégories: Mathématiques,
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 CrossAge Tutoring  Marah Fortson; Math Forum
An annotated bibliography: articles to help teachers deal with a classroom of learners with different abilities, different strengths and weaknesses, who are at different levels academically, behaviorally, and socially. The task of the teacher is a challenge,
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 Crossnumber puzzle (figure logic)  Alfredo Baratta
Cross figure puzzles to print or play online. Also known as figure logic puzzles, cross figure puzzles resemble crosswords in structure, but with entries consisting of numbers rather than words, and clues based on math questions, e.g., "1 Across: The
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 Cross Number Puzzles  Rainer Typke
Cross number puzzles to solve online; log in to create your own. Also known as crossfigure, figure logic, or numberlock puzzles, cross number puzzles require numbers instead of words to complete a crosswordlike grid.
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 Cryptarithmetic Puzzle Solver  Naoyuki Tamura
Enter a cryptarithm or select an example, such as SEND + MORE = MONEY. Also, puzzle generators based on themes such as color names, fruits, vegetables, and numeral words in English, French, German, Spanish, and Italian.
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 Cryptarithms  Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
Cryptarithms are brain teasers obtained when digits in numerical calculations have been replaced by letters. Customarily, distinct letters stand for different digits. Another term, Alphametics, denotes cryptarithms in which letters form meaningful words,
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 Cryptoclub  Vera Pless, Janet Beissinger
This website includes tools to encrypt and decrypt messages, an
animated treasure hunt, a classroom message board to send and
receive encrypted messages, and a place to explore mathematics
topics related to cryptography, such as prime numbers and
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 The Crypto Drop Box of the American Cryptogram Association  Jerry Metzger
The American Cryptogram Association (ACA) is a nonprofit volunteer organization devoted to disseminating cryptographic knowledge. Members make up and solve their own creations strictly for the fun of it. Every two months, the ACA journal, The Cryptogram,
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 A Cryptographic Compendium  John Savard
A book about cryptography with information about a large number of cipher systems and a limited coverage of cryptanalysis. It is mostly concerned with the various kinds of ciphers people have used and only mentions a few things about breaking ciphers.
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 Crystals: Crystallography & Systems  Suzanne Alejandre
A Math Forum Web Unit. Students studying polyhedra enjoy seeing the structures as they occur in the real world. Crystalline structures can be categorized into seven crystal systems: see photographs of beautiful crystals or make paper models of crystals
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