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  1. Mathfest '99: Primes and Prizes (Math Chat) - Frank Morgan, MAA Online
    Last weekend [August 1999] over 1100 gathered in Providence for the summer MathFest of the Mathematical Association of America. Hedrick lecturer Carl Pomerance, recently of the University of Georgia and now at Bell Labs, with his marvelous understated ...more>>

  2. Math for Employment: Tech Prep - Mathematics Education at the Math Forum
    A compilation by the Math Forum of Internet resources containing useful discussions and research findings that address mathematics training for the workplace: "tech prep," "school-to-work," "education for employment," or "advanced technological education." ...more>>

  3. math - Futurity
    Math news aggregated from across a consortium of research universities. See also Futurity's section for science and technology articles. Futurity's consortium of research universities in United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom is led by the University ...more>>

  4. The Math Game - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    More than 200 mathematicians and students showed up on a Thursday evening to participate in The Number Years, a featured event at the Joint Mathematics Meetings held earlier this month (January, 2000) in Washington, D.C. The Number Years started out as ...more>>

  5. Math Headlines - Barbara Ling
    Newspaper headlines of developments in mathematics education and public education. With links to the sites of commercial vendors and eBay auctions of "vintage" math lithographs and other "antiques." See also http://www.mathnewsfacts.com/. ...more>>

  6. Math History: René Descartes - ThinkQuest 1996
    A biographical sketch with a discussion of his accomplishments and contributions. From SMATT (Science, Math, and Technology Tutorials). ...more>>

  7. Math Horizon (Learning and Mathematics) - Deborah Ball; Math Forum
    Deborah Ball of Michigan State University teaches math education in the College of Education and as part of her research offers a math class in a local elementary school. In this 1987 article she examines the challenge of creating classroom practices ...more>>

  8. Math in Arcadia - Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
    It's unusual to find mathematics in a play, and at a sophisticated level in a witty, fast-paced, popular romp... there was little time to savor the nuances of the mathematics and to ponder the deep questions about the nature of scientific discovery that ...more>>

  9. Math in Daily Life - Annenberg Media
    Students often question how they will use basic mathematical concepts, algebra, and geometry throughout their lives - but the average person uses math at least three times a day. Read how math affects daily decision-making in this series of short articles ...more>>

  10. Math in Danger in the USA - David R. Garcia
    Garcia writes in this article that unlike some of the ancients who revered mathematics for its beauty and mental exercise, Americans tend as a culture to have a very pragmatic attitude toward math. Many might appreciate its value for what material results ...more>>

  11. Math in Everyday Situations (Learning and Mathematics) - Richard Lesh; Math Forum
    In his 1985 article, "Processes, skills, and abilities needed to use mathematics in everyday situations," Dick Lesh, of the Educational Testing Service (ETS) in Princeton, New Jersey, writes that if students are provided with everyday situations for practicing ...more>>

  12. Math in HTML (and CSS) - Jukka “Yucca” Korpela
    Site discusses different ways of embedding mathematical expressions in web pages. ...more>>

  13. Math in the Media - American Mathematical Society
    A monthly publication offering information about current mathematics and its applications, and serving as a great starting point for math club or classroom discussions. Math in the Media includes: Tony Phillips' Take on Math in the Media, a monthly survey ...more>>

  14. Math is More - Garfunkel, Sol; Mumford, David
    Continuation of the conversation begun when The New York Times published the authors' op-ed article "How To Fix Our Math Education" in August 2011. Read the ten planks of the platform "toward a national consensus on improving U.S. mathematics education"; ...more>>

  15. Math Marvels - Mrs. O'Brien's Sequential III Honors math class
    Students from Mrs. O'Brien's Sequential III Honors math class created this project with the intention of learning about a mathematician whose work has influenced the course of mathematics as well as curriculum. The pages feature information on the lives ...more>>

  16. Math Methodology Part 2: Assessment - Computing Technology for Math Excellence (CT4ME); Patricia Deubel
    This essay addresses systems for assessment (diagnostic, formative, summative), and more on self-assessment, teacher-made tests, and vendor-made tests. A section of assessment resources follows. ...more>>

  17. MathML - What's In It For Us? - Janus Boye
    An article describing the W3C-recommended Mathematical Markup Language (MathML). Includes a brief history of the standard; descriptions of the top-level math element, elements and attributes, tokens and basic layout schemata, and containers; a demo of ...more>>

  18. math-mom.com - Linda Burks
    With the right approach anyone can enjoy learning. Since every person is unique, we must each find the best way to learn. We know we have found the way when learning is fun. Search math-mom.com to find books, products, and ideas which make learning ...more>>

  19. The MathNerds
    A mathematical question-and-answer service on the Web that offers: free help with math questions; searchable archives; a "best-of" page (The Counterfeit Penny; Buildings and Ladders; The Magnificent Seven; The Hole Problem; Factor This; Rock Star Shuffle; ...more>>

  20. Mathographies - Bellevue Community College (BCC)
    Biographical sketches of prominent mathematicians in history: Maria Agnesi; Archimedes; Babylonian and Moslem Algebra, Cubic Equations, Tartaglia; David Blackwell; Jerome Cardano; Augustin-Louis Cauchy; Rene Descartes; Perci Diaconis; Paul Erdos; Leonard ...more>>

  21. Mathology - Il portale della matematica - Nicolò Martini
    Articles about algebra, analysis, calculus, topology, metamathematics, number theory, etc. In Italian. ...more>>

  22. Math Place - Tom O'Brien
    Math teacher and researcher Tom O'Brien offers resources and activities through this site, with planned updates each month to add more materials. These include books published by the UK's Association of Teachers of Mathematics—some out of print—now ...more>>

  23. Math Portal - Pinellas County School District Dept. of Instructional Technology; Florida Center for Instructional Technology, University of South Florida
    For teachers and students: activities, teaching ideas, lesson plans, and practice problems. Also a list of helpful internet math links. Submit your own lesson plan or link. ...more>>

  24. Math Resources for People with Disabilities - Key Issues in Mathematics at The Math Forum
    Sites with resources to aid mathematicians and students with a variety of disabilities. ...more>>

  25. Math + Rigor = College - Keith Devlin (Devlin's Angle)
    According to the recent US Department of Education Report Mathematics Equals Opportunity, completion of a rigorous program of mathematics at high school pays huge dividends when it comes time to enter college, regardless of the course of study pursued ...more>>

  26. MathSciNet (AMS) - American Mathematical Society
    Mathematical Reviews on the Web. A searchable Web database providing access to the American Mathematical Society's Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications, a subject index of bibliographic data for recent and forthcoming publications ...more>>

  27. Maths Illustrated (review of A Beautiful Mind) - Lynne Butler, Haverford College
    Download or read online Butler's review of the movie A Beautiful Mind, originally published in the April, 2002 Notices of the AMS. Learn about the movie's internal references to game theory, and other details and discrepancies involved in its filming, ...more>>

  28. The Math Skills Development Project - Michele M. M. Mazzocco, Director
    The Math Skills Development Project (MSDP) researches how cognitive, behavioral, and genetic factors contribute toward successful mathematics achievement. Through longitudinal studies of math ability and achievement during the early school years, the ...more>>

  29. Maths Masters - Burkard Polster and Marty Ross
    From the authors of a regular education column published in Melbourne's The Age newspaper and The Sydney Morning Herald: mathsnacks ("haiku-size packages of beautiful mathematics, with accompanying illustration"); a list of movie clips featuring mathematics; ...more>>

  30. MathsNet - Bryan Dye
    MathsNet is a collection of pages about mathematics education, information technology, the Internet, and "some straightforward 'sums'." Tips and downloads for logo, spreadsheets and graphs, winlogo, excel, omnigraph, and graphing calculators such as the ...more>>

  31. Math Trails in Ottawa - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    A math field trip to the National Gallery of Canada, where students followed a detailed itinerary with a variety of math-related activities including estimation, symmetries, magic squares, and more. ...more>>

  32. Math TV: Life by the Numbers - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    Can you believe it: mathematics in the same company as the U.S. primetime television shows Beverly Hills 90210, Spin City, The Nanny, and Star Trek: Voyager? That unusual juxtaposition will happen in coming weeks when the Public Broadcasting System airs ...more>>

  33. The Math Wars: California Battles It Out over Mathematics Education Reform - Allyn Jackson; Notices of the AMS
    A PDF article looking pro and con at some reform materials: MathLand and the Interactive Mathematics Program (IMP), and a discussion of the NCTM Standards in the context of reactions against reform in California. Part I, From the Notices of the AMS, June/July ...more>>

  34. Math: What's the Problem? - National Science Foundation (NSF)
    International assessments show U.S. math students outperformed by those in many other countries. This multimedia special report from the National Science Foundation (NSF) explores research on the role of teaching, curriculum, and technology in math education, ...more>>

  35. Math Worksheets Center
    Thousands of teacher-made K-12 math worksheets, lessons, homework assignments, quizzes, and tip sheets. Browse by grade level or student age; each math topic links to an index of the remedial math worksheets that point up the skills needed to get to that ...more>>

  36. Mating Games and Lizards - Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
    Is there a winning strategy for the game Scissors-Paper-Rock? It certainly doesn't make sense to show the same configuration each time. An alert opponent would quickly learn to anticipate your move, make the appropriate response, and always win. A similar ...more>>

  37. Matrices and Determinants - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay describing the history of matrices and determinants from the 2nd century B.C. through the early 20th century, with 13 references (books/articles). ...more>>

  38. Matrices, Circles, and Eigenthings - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    Last month [July, 1999], the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) in Berkeley, CA, hosted the Olga Taussky Todd Celebration of Careers in Mathematics for Women. The conference showcased the research of outstanding women in mathematics and highlighted ...more>>

  39. Matrices Help Relationships - William A. McWorter Jr.
    This page uses examples to illustrate the use of matrices in solving problems of relations between variables, and continues with an "airline" problem involving networks, also solvable with matrices. The page is hosted by Alexander Bogomolny's Interactive ...more>>

  40. Matrix Graph Grammars - Pedro Pablo Pérez Velasco
    This page is dedicated to Matrix Graph Grammars, MGG, an algebraization of graph transformation systems, a mathematical soundly based theory of computer science. In a single sentence, Matrix Graph Grammars study dynamics of graphs. Also, Matrix Graph ...more>>

  41. A Matter of Appreciation - Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny
    It is possible to learn to appreciate painting without being a painter... by analogy, it is possible to appreciate mathematics without being a mathematician. Appreciation does not require mastery, but it is impossible without adequate knowledge. Knowledge ...more>>

  42. Mayan Arithmetic - Steven Fought
    A discussion of the importance of the Mayan symbol for zero and a tutorial on adding Mayan numbers by Steven Fought, written when he was a junior at Strath Haven High School in Wallingford, Pennsylvania. ...more>>

  43. Mayan Dating, Mayan Astronomy - Bohumil and Vladimir Bohm
    Articles describing the calculation of the correlation between the Mayan and Christian systems of dating, and the results of Mayan Astronomy in the Dresden Codex and the Correlation between the Mayan and Christian Systems of Dating. In English, Spanish, ...more>>

  44. Mayan Mars - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    In 1601, Johannes Kepler undertook the challenge of deciphering the orbit of Mars and developing a mathematical theory of its motion to fit observations of the planet's changing position in the sky. In assuming that Earth itself traveled around the sun, ...more>>

  45. Mayan mathematics - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay on the mathematical achievements of the people of the Yucatan peninsula, with a description of the Mayan base twenty number system was a base twenty system and illustrations of the Mayan numerals. With references and other related web sites. ...more>>

  46. Mayan Math - Karen M. Strom
    The Mayans devised a counting system that was able to represent very large numbers by using only 3 symbols, a dot, a bar, and a symbol for zero, or completion, usually a shell. Charts here show the number cycle, as well as principles of arithmetic. ...more>>

  47. Mazzocco Lab - Regents of the University of Minnesota
    Researching cognitive development and function on problem solving behaviors, with special interest in "the development of numeracy skills, how those and other cognitive skills interact to affect and predict long term mathematics achievement outcomes, ...more>>

  48. Möbius and his Band - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    A Möbius band (or strip) is a surface with only one side and one edge. You can make one by joining the two ends of a long strip of paper after giving one end a 180-degree twist. An article about a geometrical theory of polyhedra; Euler's formula ...more>>

  49. Möbius at Fermilab - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    Sculptures by Robert R. Wilson, three-dimensional versions of the usual "one-sided" surface, one on the grounds of the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab) in Batavia, IL, another near an entrance to the Science Center at Harvard University ...more>>

  50. Möbius in the Playground - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    Many people are familiar with the remarkable one-sided surface known as the Moebius band. You can easily make one by gluing or taping together the two ends of a long strip of paper after giving one end a half twist... At the Sugar Sand Science Playground ...more>>


 
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