 Education Index  Frank Quinn, Department of Mathematics, Virginia Tech
Download Quinn's articles: "Contemporary Proofs for Mathematics Education," "A ScienceofLearning approach to Mathematics Education," "A Revolution in Mathematics? What really happened a century ago, and why it matters today," and "What should students
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 Education Industry  nternational Business Machines Corp.
This site details the products and services that IBM makes available to schools, including assistance with building technical plans, networking services, selected hardware discounts, software for teachers and administrators such as SchoolVista and IBM
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 Education Program for Gifted Youth (EPGY)  Stanford University Center for the Study of Language and Information (CSLI)
Multimedia computerbased courses in a variety of subjects, including mathematics and physics, for bright students of all grades, offered through the Stanford Continuing Studies Program. EPGY also researches computerbased distance learning instruction
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 Edward Burger
Journal publications, Thinkwell textbooks, and other professional activities of the Francis Christopher Oakley Third Century Professor of Mathematics, formerly Baylor University's Robert Foster Cherry Professor for Great Teaching. Burger, who coauthored
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 Edward Frenkel's Home Page  Edward Frenkel
Papers and other professional activities by the author of Love and Math, Langlands Correspondence for Loop Groups, and Vertex Algebras and Algebraic Curves. See, in particular, this Berkeley math professor's calculus lectures on YouTube. Frenkel, whose
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 Edwards  Clayton Edwards
Problems, lessons, units, and "starters" by a middle grades math teacher who believes in differentiation and "using a mixture of traditional and reform methods to solidify understanding and engage mathematical minds": integer operations, order of operations,
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 Edward Tufte
The work of Tufte and Graphics Press. Read testimonials about his books and purchase them online: The Graphic Display of Quantitative Information, Envisioning Information, and Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative. In the
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 The Effects of Moore's Law and Slacking on Large Computations  Gottbrath, Bailin, et al.; Steward Observatory, University of Arizona
A tongueincheek paper in which the authors show that, in the context of Moore's Law, overall productivity can be increased for large enough computations by 'slacking' or waiting for some period of time before purchasing a computer and beginning the
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 Egyptian numerals  MacTutor Math History Archives
Linked essay on the Egyptians' base 10 system of hieroglyphs for numerals, with separate symbols for one unit, one ten, one hundred, one thousand, one ten thousand, one hundred thousand, and one million. With references and other related web sites.
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 Einstein's Big Idea  WGBH Boston
Resources to accompany the PBS broadcast "Einstein's Big Idea," the theory of special relativity: program transcript; teacher's guide; inquiry and articles; and "Interactives, Audio and More," which includes video of ten top physicists each describing
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 Electric Currents in Infinite Networks [PDF]  Peter G. Doyle
Networks as Riemann surfaces. A paper that shows how to get a more complete theory of conduction in infinite networks by paralleling the welldeveloped theory of conduction on open Riemann surfaces. PostScript and source file are available from Doyle's
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 Electronic Emissary  Judi Harris; Univ. of Texas at Austin
An Internetbased interpersonal resource online since February of 1993: a searchable database of experts and a way to request "matches" that helps teachers with access to the Internet locate other Internet accountholders who are experts in different
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 Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra (ELA)  International Linear Algebra Society (ILAS)
A refereed allelectronic journal for articles that contribute new information and insights to matrix analysis and the various aspects of linear algebra and its applications. It is primarily available to the public via the World Wide Web, in Haifa, Israel
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 Electronic Portfolios: A New Idea in Assessment  Anna Maria D. Lankes
An ERIC digest article on new authentic and performancebased measures of assessment, including projects that require students to demonstrate problemsolving skills as well as skills in analyzing and synthesizing information.
A new assessment measure,
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 Electronic Transactions on Numerical Analysis (ETNA): Search  Kent State University
A searchable index for all of ETNA's published articles. To search for articles, enter a query into the Glimpse search engine.
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 Elementary Mathematics Specialists & Teacher Leaders Project  McDaniel College
The Elementary Mathematics Specialists & Teacher Leaders Project (EMS&TL) researches and disseminates the impact of mathematics specialists and mathematics teacher specialists on student achievement and school and school district improvement regionally,
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 Elliptic Curves  Stéfane Fermigier
A collection of links to research articles on elliptic curves and related topics (applications, modular forms, Fermat's last theorem).
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 Elliptic Curves  Stéfane Fermigier
A collection of links on research articles on elliptic curves and related topics (applications, modular forms, Fermat's Last Theorem). Algorithmic applications; Modular forms aspects; Lcurves; High rank curves; Heights. Bibliographies. Some papers in
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 Elliptic Functions and Integrals  MacTutor Math History Archives
Linked essay covering 1655 through 1694, with accompanying description of the subject and 8 references (books/ articles).
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 El Rincón de la Calculadora Gráfica  Francisco Puerta García; Sociedad Canaria 'Isaac Newton' de Profesores de Matemáticas
Artículos de una sección de la revista NUMEROS, que sirve de foro para que los profesores de matemáticas que utilizan calculadoras gráficas en sus clases puedan intercambiar ideas, consultar dudas y mantener debates sobre los
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 EMail Math  Elizabeth Murphy
Using the Internet for a global exchange of studentwritten math story problems. Grade 4 students participated in an enrichment project entitled Cross Cultural Story Problems in Math from December '94 to May '95. Students received story problems from
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 Emergence of Chaos (There is order in chaos)  Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
A demonstration of how chaos emerges following a change in a parameter, with an illustrative Java applet.
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 Employment and Careers (AMS)  American Mathematical Society
The AMS Employment Services section includes an overview, EIMS (Employment Information in the Mathematical Sciences) Employment Listings, a Mathematical Sciences Employment Center, Job Seeker's List, Graduate Student Services, AMS Standard Cover Sheet,
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 Empowering Teachers as Leaders [PDF file]  Paul M. Terry, University of Memphis
This article presents the need for what some view as a rather radical change in educational leadership. An argument for this change is proffered by reviewing the current leadership methodology and, for comparison, empowerment is explored as it relates
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 Encouraging Mathematical Thinking, Discourse around a Rich Problem  Math Forum: Bridging Research and Practice Group (BRAP)
This videopaper by the Math Forum's Bridging Research and Practice Group (BRAP) of teacher practitioners and Math Forum Staff opens a conversation around the use of discourse as a basis for encouraging students' mathematical thinking and supporting teachers'
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 Encyclopedia of Dynamical Systems  Eugene M. Izhikevich, EditorinChief
Scholarpedia is a free, anonymously peer reviewed encyclopedia whose invited or elected scholars write articles controlled by curators responsible for their contents. Scholarpedia's encyclopedia of dynamical systems features mathematical topics such as
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 English Attack on the Longitude Problem  MacTutor Math History Archives
Linked essay covering the period from the mid17th through the mid18th century, with 9 references (books/articles).
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 Enlaces en español para la matemática / Spanish language math resources  Math Forum
Mathematics and math education resources available online in Spanish, collected by the Math Forum. Categories: Juegos de ingenio/Problems and Puzzles (Brainteasers, games, and competitions); Lecciones y actividades/Lessons and activities (Lesson plans
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 The eNLVM Project: Promoting Student Achievement in Mathematics through Educator Collaboration [PDF]  Pam Buffington, Burt Granofsky, eNLVM Project
This article explores the use of the eNLVM from the perspectives of Curriculum Developer, Math Content Expert, Special Education Professional, and Classroom Teacher. The article paints a picture of how multiple educators can collaborate to use the eNLVM
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 Ensuring Equity and Excellence in Mathematics (NCREL)  Claudette Rasmussen; Pathways to School Improvement
Critical issues in mathematics. Educators and community members are beginning to recognize that most students, including a disproportionate number of women, minorities, and the poor, leave school without the mathematical skills they need to thrive in
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 EnviroNET  Space Environment Information  Messore and Chrissotimos; Goddard Space Flight Center
An online service for the space environment community in support of NASA's engineering and scientific goals, providing models and information on the space environment via the Internet. The EnviroNET programming group is staffed entirely by students who
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 Epistemology and Learning Group  Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Constructionism asserts that knowledge is not simply transmitted from teacher to student, but is actively constructed by the mind of the learner, and that learners are particularly likely to create new ideas when they are actively engaged in making external
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 The Equal Tempered Scale and Some Peculiarities of Piano Tuning  Jim Campbell
An article on tuning applications from the Precision Strobe Tuners site. The Phenomena of Sound and the Harmonic Series, with information about Fourier analysis; Beats; The Physics of Ringing Strings; The Evolution of the Equal Tempered Scale; Piano Tuning;
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 Equity & Access: General  Key Issues in Mathematics at The Math Forum
Issues, networks, general Web resources on equity in mathematics. Also entries of specific interest to minorities, women, people with disabilities, and nonEnglish speaking visitors.
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 Equity Center: Selected Publications (NWREL)  Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory
Publications developed by the NWREL Equity Center (Improving Education for Immigrant Students; Preventing and Countering SchoolBased Harassment: A Resource Guide for K12 Educators; The Fourth R: Responsibility  Ensuring Educational Excellence Through
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 EqWorld: The World of Mathematical Equations  Andrei D. Polyanin, editor
Extensive information on solutions to various classes of algebraic, ordinary differential, partial differential,
integral, and other mathematical equations. It also outlines methods for solving equations, includes interesting articles, gives links to
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 The Erdös Number Project  Jerry Grossman
Paul Erdos wrote hundreds of mathematical research papers in many different areas, many in collaboration with others. His Erdos number is 0. Erdos's coauthors have Erdos number 1. People other than Erdos who have written a joint paper with someone with
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 Eric Digest 104: Block Scheduling  Karen Irmsher
A 1996 article, with a bibliography: What's wrong with the traditional day? What is Block Scheduling? What are its advantages and challenges? What advice do experts have for making the change?
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 ERIC Digests  Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC)
Digests are short reports on topics of prime current interest in education, targeted specifically for teachers, administrators, policymakers, and other practitioners, but generally useful to the broad educational community. Each offers an overview of
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 Eskimo Pi  Keith Devlin (Devlin's Angle)
"As everyone knows, in the last century, the State of Indiana passed a law legislating the value of pi to be 3. Well, perhaps it's a bit of an exaggeration to say that everyone knows it, but most people do. But that alone is very odd, since it is not
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 An essay on patterns in musical composition, transformation, mathematical groups and the nature of musical substance  Bill Hammel
An article on music composition and history, with a discussion of the organizing principles of various musical scales as they affect musical composition and links to related sites.
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 Essays on Constructivism and Education  Tom O'Haver; Maryland Collaborative for Teacher Preparation
An extensive collection of articles on constructivist teaching strategies, change in education, technology in the classroom, hypertext and cognitive flexibility, constructivist pedagogy readings, and more.
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 Ethics in Science  Dept. of Chemistry, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
A bibliography of publications that pertain to ethics and misconduct in science; Internetbased resources related to ethics and misconduct in science, including hyperlinks to online professional codes of conduct; Selected Essays on Ethics in Science (the
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 Ethnography at the Math Forum [PDF file]  Wesley Shumar
A discussion of the author's research on teacher communities, networking, and professional development online through the Math Forum, and techniques used to study them.
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 Ethnomathematics  Nancy Casey
Ethnomathematics is the study of mathematics which takes into consideration the culture in which mathematics arises. Mathematics is often associated with the study of "universals"; however, it is important to recognize that often something we think of
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 Euclid and his Elements  Donald Lancon, Jr.; University of Houston
A paper written for a Survey of Math class at Bellaire High School(Bellaire, Texas): a discussion of what is known about Euclid's life and his works other than the Elements, followed by a systematic study of the Elements, examining its content, structure,
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 Euclid's Algorithm  Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
An explanation of Euclid's algorithm for finding the greatest common divisor (gcd) of any pair of numbers, and a relation to the fundamental theorem of arithmetic, with links to related pages on Euclid's Game, binary Euclid's Algorithm, more on the gcd
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 Euclid's Fourteenth Book  Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
Officials of the Foundation for Old Occidental Languages announced today that, after a year devoted to authentication and analysis, they are prepared to release the text of a manuscript that appears to be a Latin translation of research notes jotted down
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 Euclid's Geometry: History and Practice  Alex Pearson, The Episcopal Academy, Merion, Pennsylvania
A series of interdisciplinary lessons on Euclid's Elements, researched and written by a Classicist and hosted by the Math Forum. The material is organized into class work, short historical articles, assignments, essay questions, and a quiz.
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 Eugenia Cheng
Research as well as "things for nonspecialists" by a mathematician "keen to bring mathematics to a wider audience and help reduce maths phobia." Articles by the author of HigherDimensional Categories: An Illustrated Guide Book and Cakes, Custard and
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