 Math Activities  Education.com Inc.
Browse activities by grade levels. See also Education.com's reference articles and columns, as well as their free printable worksheets.
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 Math and a Music Education  Ivars Peterson (Mathland)
Peterson discusses explorations into math and music by Pythagoras, Johannes Kepler, Galileo Galilei, Leonhard Euler, Johann Sebastian Bach, Frederic Chopin, and twentiethcentury composers, and cites a Nature journal article about a study suggesting that
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 Math and Physics Help Homepage  Kenny Felder
A collection of papers that explain various concepts in math and physics, with links to related education and learning sites. Math covered includes: Negative Times Negative is What?; Base Eight  And other math for people who are missing fingers; Triangles,
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 Math And Reading Help For Kids  Franco Torres
Original articles and resources centered on the topic of children's education. In particular, see the collection of articles related to math help. Although the site primarily seeks to help parents make informed decisions about school related topics and
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 Math and Science Symposium at Recording for the Blind (Information Technology and Disabilities)  Richard Jones; Equal Access to Software and Information (EASI)
An article describing computer technology's promise of access to information for individuals with disabilities, together with some of the reasons for the revocation of technology's promise.
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 Math Applets  Tristan de Frondeville, Educational Object Economy (EOE)
The author, a math teacher in San Franscisco, describes how he has begun to use Java Applets in his classes and the results he has been getting. The applets are linked at their descriptions in the text.
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 Math Archive for The Answer Sheet  Valerie Strauss, The Washington Post Company
Math education articles from The Washington Post blog of "everything you need to stay sane during the school years." Posts of this "school survival guide for parents (and everyone else)," which date back to 2009, have included "The trouble with algebra,"
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 Math Articles for Educators  Douglas Twitchell, Virtu Software
Math educators write about activities and lesson plans that have worked for
them. Get help, or submit your own ideas for publication.
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 Math Becomes Way Cool  Keith Devlin (Devlin's Angle)
Over the past two or three years, books about mathematics and mathematicians have made their ways onto the bestseller lists, television series about mathematics have been aired, radio programs have carried stories about mathematics, and newspapers and
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 Math by Design: Teaching for Understanding  Purposeful Design Publications
Preview or purchase math textbooks, each of which contains lesson objectives, blackline and drill masters, color transparencies, letters to parents, and "Moments With...," which "integrate math with various subject areas and the Bible."
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 Math Camp  Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
For four weeks [in 1996], 98 students housed at the University of Washington (Seattle, WA) mixed mathematics with field trips, tennis, swimming, volleyball, and a host of other activities. It was a unique summer camp that kept them busy listening to lectures,
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 The Math Circle  Robert Kaplan
Why are most children bored by math  or worse, frightened of it  when its beauties are so many and its pleasures so great? Probably because it is usually taught by people who fear it, and who therefore teach their fear. To counter this, three of us
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 Math Cove  C. Mawata; Dept. of Mathematics, Univ. of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
Math Cove projects include: Java applets for exploring transformations (translations, reflections, and rotations) and learning about acute and obtuse angles and other concepts in triangle geometry; more than 20 lessons for studying graph theory (using
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 Math Dept Home Page of W. Stephen Wilson  W. Stephen Wilson
Education activities and publications by Wilson, formerly a Senior Advisor for Mathematics in the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education at the United States Department of Education: presentation at the 2008 Leading Minds K12 Math Education Forum;
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 Math Does Not Equal Calculating  Wolfram Research
This project aims to "build a completely new math curriculum with computerbased computation at its heart, alongside a campaign to refocus math education away from historical handcalculating techniques and toward relevant and conceptually interesting
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 mathednews  Jerry Becker
Postings from Jerry Becker that cover a wide range of content relating to the landscape of mathematics education. The list is intended for mathematics teachers at all levels and others interested in mathematics education, as well. Newspaper articles,
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 Math Ed Podcast  Samuel Otten
"Conversations with math ed researchers": listen to interviews with mathematics education researchers about their recent journal articles and the research studies behind them. Hosted since November, 2012, by Samuel Otten, a professor of mathematics education
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 Math Education Conferences  Mathematics Education at The Math Forum
As a part of the Math Forum's series of pages devoted to math education issues, this page highlights Math Education conferences past and future from around the world: NCTM, ACTM, PME, M/SET, AMS/MAA, etc.
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 Math Education Page  Henri Picciotto
Math education articles by the author, with an emphasis on algebra. A New Algebra: Tools, Themes, Concepts, an article that summarizes the pedagogical and curricular thinking behind ATTC; Early Mathematics: A Proposal for New Directions, a chapter in
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 Mathemagician (Impressions of Conway)  Charles Seife; The Sciences
A conversation with John Conway, Professor of Mathematics at Princeton University. A preedited version that differs slightly from the published article.
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 Mathematica in Higher Education  Wolfram Research
Lessons, resources, books, and classroom packs for making Mathematica software an integral part of math education in university and college classrooms. Also features Mathematica versions geared and priced for students, as well as flexible academic purchase
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 Mathematical and Simulation Modeling of Crime  P. Jeffrey Brantingham, Principal Investigator
Theoretical, methodological and empirical work to develop analytical and computational models of crime pattern formation. Mathematical and Simulation Modeling of Crime (MASC) research draws on methods in statistical physics and the mathematics of swarms
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 The Mathematical Art of M.C. Escher  B. Sidney Smith; Math Academy Online/Platonic Realms
An excellent introduction to the mathematics in Escher's art, organized into areas: tessellations, polyhedra, the shape of space, the logic of space, and selfreference and information.
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 Mathematical Art on Display  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
"Mathematical art" usually conjures up one name, Dutch graphic artist M. C. Escher (18981972). Some might add the names of Piet Mondriaan (18721944), Salvador Dali (19041989), Victor Vasarely, or Frank Stella. But the realm of mathematical art is far
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 The Mathematical Atlas: A Gateway to Modern Mathematics  Dave Rusin
A collection of short articles introducing the subject areas of modern mathematics, describing a few of the milestone results and topics, and giving pointers to some of the key resources where further information is to be found. The material is arranged
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 A Mathematical Canvas  Kirby Urner
Urner's statements on his approach to curriculum writing and philosophy of education, as well as articles: "On Programming the Calculator," "Alien Curriculum," and "Python for Homeschoolers @ FreeGeek." Download 4D "Moodles" of courseware such as Geonumeracy
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 Mathematical Connections  Brian R. Sears
A collection of more than 20 wellknown problems (with solutions), and Sine Wave, a set of essays on "the aesthetic aspects of mathematics."
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 Mathematical Connections  Whittle, Luoma; Dept. of Learning Support, Augusta State University
"Exploring the Interplay Between Mathematics and the Humanities." A forum for exploring the interplay between mathematics and the humanities, including, but not limited to, the relationship between mathematics and the arts, anthropology, history, literature,
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 Mathematical Discovery of Planets  MacTutor Math History Topics Archive
A hypertext essay describing the connections between math and planetary discoveries, from the discovery of Uranus through that of Pluto in 1930, with References.
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 Mathematical Droodles  Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny
Droodles were invented by Roger Price in 1950s. These were rather abstract drawings of few lines accompanied by an implicit question — "What is it?" A punch line — the author's answer — made the drawings obvious. A mathematical droodle is a visual object
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 Mathematical Games and Recreations  MacTutor Math History Archives
Number games, geometrical puzzles, network problems and combinatorial problems by famous mathematicians, starting around 1850 B.C. and continuing on to the present, with links to biographies of mathematicians who invented the games, pictures, and graphs.
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 Mathematical Gems
Brief articles include Irrationality of the Square Root of 2; The Best Card Trick; Boltzmann in Berkeley; Four of a kind and two jokers; Mathematical Paint (on Gabriel's Horn); How Many Squares, Mr. Franklin? Goldbach's Proof of the Infinitude of Primes;
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 Mathematical Logic and Foundations  Dave Rusin; The Mathematical Atlas
A short article designed to provide an introduction to mathematical deduction. The subject has origins in philosophy, and indeed it is only by nonmathematical argument that one can show the usual rules for inference and deduction (law of excluded middle;
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 Mathematically Correct: 2+2=4  Paul Clopton
A site devoted to the concerns raised by parents and scientists about the invasion of schools by the NewNew Math and the need to restore basic skills to math education. This page also has an alternate location.
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 Mathematically Sane
Advocates of rational reform of school mathematics. The site includes a mission statement; articles and reports about mathematics reform; evidence and accounts of successful math reform (both anecdotal and databased); handouts and resources for talking
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 Mathematical Optimization  Technical University of Brauschweig
Departmental information; current research topics; recent publications (PostScript form); projects; course pages and notes (in German only); conference listings; links to the OptNet Home Page and other related optimization and OR pages.
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 Mathematical Physics Preprint Archive (mp_arc)  Dept. of Mathematics, University of Texas at Austin
An electronic archive for research papers in Mathematical Physics and related areas. This free service allows one to deposit papers in an electronic format over the Web or by email, to retrieve them in a variety of different ways including email, ftp,
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 Mathematical Presentations and Articles  James Taylor, Moriah College, Australia
A growing collection of PowerPoint presentations and articles written by James Taylor, of Moriah College in Australia. Preview or buy the three presentations (on the topics of conics, polyhedra, and volume); or read articles on Cantor triangles, the Clepsydra,
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 Mathematical Problem Solving  Wilson, Fernandez, Hadaway, Dept. of Mathematics Education, Univ. of Georgia
A paper about problem solving, which has a special importance in the study of mathematics. A primary goal of mathematics teaching and learning is to develop the ability to solve a wide variety of complex mathematics problems. Learning to solve problems
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 Mathematical Programming, Optimization and Variational Techniques  Dave Rusin; The Mathematical Atlas
A short article designed to provide an introduction to mathematical programming, optimization, and variational techniques. History; applications and related fields and subfields; textbooks, reference works, and tutorials; software and tables; other web
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 Mathematical Ratio & Proportion  Henry Gurr
An experimental attempt to increase student understanding of topics in physics that involve mathematical proportion encountered an unexpected result: Students showed higher than normal difficulty learning the higherorder generalization that the physics
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 Mathematical Sciences Education Board (MSEB)  Center for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Education (CSMEE), National Research Council
The MSEB provides national leadership and guidance for policies, programs, and practices supporting the improvement of mathematics education at all levels and for all members of society.
Reports include such titles as: The Nature and Role of Algebra
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 Mathematica Publications  Telos Electronic Library of Science
An annotated catalog of publications about Mathematica, with links to fuller descriptions, and publisher and detailed ordering information.
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 The Mathematician in the Desert (Math Chat)  Frank Morgan, MAA Online
A mathematician, lost in the desert, hears a single toot from a train due west. He knows that the train goes at constant speed in a straight line, but he forgets in which direction. What direction should he walk?
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 Mathematicians and Philosophers: Chalk and Cheese?  Keith Devlin (Devlin's Angle)
...mathematicians and philosophers go about their business in very different ways, and on the whole they don't mix. Mathematicians who arguably would benefit from reading works in philosophy rarely do so  books by Daniel Dennett and John Searle excepted
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 Mathematicians describe tendril perversion
 M.N. Jensen; Science News Online
A mathematical model of elastic rods can be used to describe vine tendrils and kinky phone cords that coil first in one direction, then in the opposite direction. Mathematicians have shown that such reversals of direction result from the curviness inherent
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 Mathematicians in Math Education  Mathematics Education at the Math Forum
A page designed to document and encourage productive involvement of mathematicians in K12 education, from Susan Addington and Judy Roitman. How to join discussions and get involved, with relevant readings.
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 Mathematicians of the African Diaspora  Scott Williams
Web pages created to exhibit the accomplishments of the peoples of Africa and the African Diaspora within the Mathematical Sciences. Included are areas on the ancients in Africa, modern historical significance, the greatest Black mathematicians, Black
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 Mathematicians of the Seventeenth and Early Eighteenth Centuries  David R. Wilkins; School of Mathematics, Trinity College, Dublin
Math history: accounts of the lives and works of more than 80 mathematicians of the seventeenth and first half of the eighteenth century, adapted from A Short Account of the History of Mathematics by W. W. Rouse Ball (4th Edition, 1908). A separate index
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 Mathematics and Architecture
 MacTutor Math History Archives
Linked essay on architecture and mathematics as the study of patterns. With references and other related web sites.
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