 Jiskha Homework Help  Math  Jiskha Homework Help
Submit math questions or answers to this homework help forum. Jiskha archives past math problems and solutions for searching or browsing in reverse chronological order.
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 Job Interview  Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher FAQ
Answers to a frequently asked question: What issues should a teacher think about before a job interview?
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 Jo Boaler
From the author of What's Math Got to Do with It?: How Parents and Teachers Can Help Children Learn to Love Their Least Favorite Subject. Watch a YouTube clip of Boaler teach using Inquiry Based Learning method, or click through her presentation entitled
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 John Allen Paulos
John Allen Paulos is a mathematician and author of the books Mathematics and Humor, I Think, Therefore I Laugh, Innumeracy  Mathematical Illiteracy and Its
Consequences, Beyond Numeracy  Ruminations of a Numbers Man, A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper,and
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 John and Betty's Journey into Complex Numbers  Matt Bower
A children's bookontheWeb from Australia, designed to introduce complex numbers in story form in a way that is intuitive and enjoyable for students. John, Betty, and their dog Trevor solve a series of problems designed to introduce integers, fractions,
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 John Mason's Projects  John Mason
Projects by the author of Thinking Mathematically and former director of the Centre for Mathematics Education: Structured Variation Grids and other animations and applets; studies in algebraic thinking; mathematical explorations; MEMEs (Meaning Enquiry
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 John Olive's Home Page  John Olive, Department of Mathematics Education, The University of Georgia
Course descriptions and requirements for Computers in Mathematics Education and Investigations into the Teaching of Mathematics Grades 712. Recent articles, available online, include Computer Tools for Interactive Mathematical Activity in the Elementary
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 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., develops, publishes, and sells products in print and electronic media for the educational, professional, scientific, technical, medical, and consumer markets worldwide. Search for a title among more than 11,000 listed in Wiley's
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 Join the Dots: a Math Line Puzzle  Math Forum
Can you connect 9 dots laid out 3x3 using 4 straight lines, without lifting your pencil from the paper? Questions, hints, solution.
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 Join the Math Forum: A Math Education Community Center on the Internet  Math Forum
How to become a member and contribute to the Math Forum. Gain access to the best Math resources on the Internet while helping to build a bigger and better community.
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 Jones and Bartlett Publishers
Publisher of textbooks, professional and reference books, and multimedia products in a variety of disciplines including mathematics. Publications range from introductory to graduate level in the college market and from practitioners to specialists in
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 The Jose Vilson  José Luis Vilson
Blog by a math educator for a middle school in the Inwood and Washington Heights neighborhoods of New York. Posts, which date back to February, 2007, have included "On The Reason Why You May Only Get One Black Male Teacher Ever In Your Life (If At All),"
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 Journal for Research in Mathematics Education (JRME)  National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc. (NCTM)
An official journal of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, devoted to the interests of teachers of mathematics and mathematics education at all levels  preschool through adult. The JRME is a forum for disciplined inquiry into the teaching
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 Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education  Kluwer
A journal devoted to topics and issues involving the education of teachers of mathematics, serving as a forum for critical analyses of innovative programs, research, technology, assessment, teaching diverse populations, policy matters, and developments
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 Journal of Urban Mathematics Education  David W. Stinson, EditorinChief
The Journal of Urban Mathematics Education (JUME) is a peer reviewed, openaccess, academic journal focused on research, pedagogy, and scholarship of mathematics in urban communities. K16 urban mathematics teachers and teacher educators are encouraged
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 Journal Writing and Investigations  Stephen Cicioni, Manheim Township Middle School
Download PDFs documenting one seventh grade classroom's journal writing and investigations: possible journal entries, yes/no day, cube sticker, words to algebra, absolute value, investigation quiz, lawn mower business, cheapest can, volume of a box, stick
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 Journey North  Annenberg Media
Register online (free) for a global study of wildlife migration. Read today's news, from monarch migrations to robin populations in the south; report sightings, search the site. Numerous supplemental materials are available online, and further materials
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 JovoToys  JOVO Click 'N Construct Math Manipulatives  Alexander's Polyhedra, Alex Doskey
JovoToys are polygon shaped pieces  equilateral triangles, squares and
regular pentagons  that click together on their edges, allowing them to
fold up to make three dimensional shapes. The JovoToys website shows
many different applications of
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 Joy of Problem Solving  Deepak Kulkarni
Math olympiad programs for elementary and middle school kids by a Ph. D. in computer science and former NASA researcher. See, in particular, the section of Kulkarni's site entitled "How to Work on Problems," which includes essays such as Problem Solving
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 JRPN: a PopUp Scientific Calculator  Bill Giel
A 35function virtual scientific calculator that uses Reverse Polish Notation for data entry, making it easy to perform chained calculations. It also features continuous (filebased) "memory" and 10 persistent storage registers. Styled to look like a
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 Judy's Applications
Various calculatortype programs, including: Judy's TenKey (calculator program which features an editable tape which automatically recalculates when you make changes among other features, and a free demo version is downloadable here), Judy's Conversions
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 Juggling by Number (MatheMUSEments!)  Ivars Peterson (Math Muse for Kids)
Mathematicians have invented a way to write down juggling patterns as sets of numbers. They look at the order in which balls are tossed into the air and then caught. Each toss or catch happens on a particular beat, as if the juggler were keeping time
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 JumpingJoey  Psysoed Dynamics LLC
Learn the number line by jumping or walking a 30foot long, durable canvas number line. Also available as a placemat with dice and a board game.
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 JuniorHighMath.com
Free printable worksheets from a middle school teacher: algebra, one variable; algebra with coefficient; twostep algebra with addition; twostep algebra with subtraction; exponents; Pythagorean Theorem; and circles.
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 Juniorszone
A provider of online primary school education offering literacy, numeracy keystage2 strategy based on the UK national curriculum. Areas include e learning, educational games, interactive learning, brain teasers, homework help, and free online tutorials.
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 Just a Usual Day at Unusual School (MegaMath)  Nancy Casey; Los Alamos National Laboratory
Students perform a play that takes place in a school where some of the students always lie and the rest always tell the truth. Terry, the protagonist, is trying to find out which students are which, but at the beginning, there is no way of knowing whom
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 JustMaths  Seager, Christian; Khawaja, Faisal; Muldowney, Melanie
Video tutorials, practice exam questions, and other intervention resources created by three teachers practicing in the UK Midlands. Free resources include "trumps" and exam questions in algebra, data handling, geometry and measure, number, and more. Blog
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 Just Math Tutoring  Patrick Jones
Supplemental math education for the areas of Austin, TX and Nashville, TN. Covering algebra through collegiate math topics, including test preparation.
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 Just Tell Me the Answer  "Never!"  Matt Owen
Blog by an algebra and physics teacher who believes students "have a real chance at understanding if I'm just willing to let them struggle." Posts, which date back to August, 2012, have included "Answering 'the Question,'" "Flipclass Reflections So Far,"
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 Just What I Asked For
A kidsafe site designed to make it easy to find highquality resources on
the Web. Look for math under Education.
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 K12ASSESSL Mailing List
The goal of K12ASSESSL is to provide educators with a fast, convenient, and topical electronic discussion forum focusing on issues related to educational assessment in grades K12. It is hoped that K12ASSESSL will become the place for local assessment
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 k12.ed.math  Math Forum
A moderated discussion forum for K12 mathematics issues such as curriculum, assessment, classroom practices, suggested assignments, help on particular problems, grading practices, requests for advice, history of mathematics, etc. Messages are reviewed
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 K12 Educational Outreach Activities  National Optical Astronomy Observatories (NOAO)
Program highlights include The Use of Astronomy in Research Based Science Education, a proposed teacher workshop on using data in the classroom; products include Frequently Asked Questions about Being an Astronomer (a Spanish version of this FAQ is also
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 K12 Geometry  Math Forum
Links to some of the best Internet resources for geometry: classroom materials, software, interactive materials, Internet projects, and public forums for discussion.
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 K12 Internet Algebra Resources  Math Forum
Classroom materials, algebra software online, Internet projects, and discussion groups where mathematicians, teachers, and students trade ideas about algebra.
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 K12 Math  BTRware.com
Math concepts, subjects, exercises, and examples for grades K through 12.
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 K12 Mathematics Curriculum Center (MCC)  Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
This NSFfunded K12 Mathematics Curriculum Center assists school districts as they select and implement standardsbased mathematics curricula. It provides a series of seminars, resource guides, cases and other written material, referrals, and phone consultations
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 K12 Math Problems, Puzzles, Tips & Tricks  Math Forum
Links to calculation tips (Beat the Calculator, Divisibility Rules, Multiplication Tips), Math Problem sets, and math number and line puzzles.
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 K12 Multimedia Math Education  Sparkle Productions
Software and research: reports and articles are available, with print and web references and resources, in the Motivation and Learning Center, which provides suggestions for parents on increasing their child's intrinsic desire to learn. Their math materials
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 K12OPPS Mailing List Archive  Global SchoolNet Foundation (GSN)
An archive of a moderated mailing list with announcements about contests, conferences, educational WWWeb sites and other opportunities geared towards the K12 community. Browse by month, or search.
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 K12 Practitioners' Circle  National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
New content: a site designed to make the search for NCES and selected U.S. Department of Education K12 resources fast, easy, and productive. NCES offers a wealth of information for K12 practitioners, which this site attempts to put within easy reach.
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 K12 School Supplies: Math  K12 School Supplies LLC
Teaching aids, activities, and school supplies.
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 K12 Teaching Materials (Mathematics Archives)  University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK)
An extensive list of Internet sites with significant collections of materials that can be used in the teaching of mathematics at the K12 level. Organized into categories: lesson plans, schools, software and other K12 Internet math sites.
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 K12th Grade Mathematics Textbook Analysis  Jim Kelly
An analysis of a number of elementary and secondary school mathematics textbook series, using 1000 commonly used conceptual, operational and notational terms, intended to help education professionals match curriculum needs to existing materials. Also
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 K3DSurf  Abderrahman Taha
Download a program for visualizing and manipulating mathematical models in three, four, five and six dimensions. K3DSurf features interactive visualization with mouse events, real time animation and morph, and mesh file generation.
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 Kagan Publishing and Professional Development
Publications and teacher training to provide children with the situations in which they behave most cooperatively. In addition to greater cooperation, Kagan's "structures" aim for greater academic achievement, improved ethnic relations, enhanced selfesteem,
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 Kakuro Puzzles  JAKRO Soft LLC
Free printable crossword puzzles that use sums instead of spellings, offered at difficulty levels of easy, medium, hard, and "evil." See also JAKRO's apps and page of tips for solving kakuro.
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 The Kaleidoscope Collector: How Kaleidoscopes Work  Hand of the Craftsman
Graphics from The Kaleidoscope Collector show the basis of and the dramatically different images produced by the three mirror, two mirror, twin mirror, and four mirror scope. Includes a brief kaleidoscope history.
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 KaleidoTile  The Geometry Center
A downloadable program for the Macintosh based on the Geometry Center's tiling program on display at the St. Paul Science Museum. You can use KaleidoTile to create and manipulate tessellations of the sphere, Euclidean plane and hyperbolic plane, and to
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 Kali  Jeff Weeks
Kali lets you draw symmetrical patterns based on any of the 17 tiling groups. It was written for a broad audience. Even the youngest children enjoy Kali. In particular, Kali does not assume the user knows how to read. For older students, Kali lets students
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