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  1. Teaching and Learning Algebra pre-19 - The Royal Society and The Joint Mathematical Council (United Kingdom)
    A policy document that addresses curriculum and teaching methods in algebra. The influences on pupils' experience of algebra within all aspects of the pre-university education system were examined. ...more>>

  2. Teaching and Learning Geometry 11-19 - The Royal Society and The Joint Mathematical Council (United Kingdom)
    A policy document that addresses the rationale for teaching geometry; its possible content; issues concerned with its effective teaching; and why this important subject, with such wide applications and a long history, remains one of the most difficult ...more>>

  3. Teaching and Learning (MAA) - Mathematical Association of America
    Teaching and learning mathematics is what most MAA members do for most of their lives. This Teaching and Learning section provides useful and thoughtful articles about teaching mathematics. The Research Sampler is dedicated to spreading awareness of current ...more>>

  4. Teaching (Learning and Mathematics) - Hiebert, Wearne; Math Forum
    In this 1992 article, "Links Between Teaching and Learning Place Value With Understanding in First Grade," James Hiebert and Diana Wearne, of the University of Delaware, describe an experiment they conducted in which they compared text-based instruction ...more>>

  5. Teaching & Learning Perspective: Constructivism - John Pais
    Communicating Mathematics Using Heterogeneous Language and Reasoning. Mathematics is the science of patterns... Precisely how humans accomplish self-organization is still essentially unknown, but nevertheless has important consequences for structuring ...more>>

  6. Teaching Logic and Reasoning in an Illogical World - DIMACS Symposium
    A July 1996 symposium: Participants, schedule, list of papers, and the papers themselves in html, ascii, or postscript. Sample papers: S. Maurer: Teaching reasoning, broadly and narrowly; C. Nelan: Student's attitude toward the relationship between language ...more>>

  7. Teaching Math to Young Children - Rick Garlikov
    One of a series of webpages to help students understand math, and to help parents teach their children math - especially to help children have a good foundation. (These are not pages to teach the mere recipes or algorithms for solving problems.) ...more>>

  8. Teaching with Electronic Technology - Michael L. Hall
    A collection of Web sites reflecting a variety of uses for computing and related forms of electronic technology in teaching, arranged to proceed from more general and theoretical resources to instructive examples of specific applications of technology ...more>>

  9. Teaching with Original Historical Sources in Mathematics - Laubenbacher, Pengelley; Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, New Mexico State Univ.
    Excerpts, many in .dvi or postscript formats, and links to extensive information from a book on teaching mathematics with original historical sources: courses, books, and materials available at the undergraduate and high school levels, work with school ...more>>

  10. TeachingWorks
    Establishing a "professional system for the training of teachers" through "a common curriculum for professional training that focuses on high-leverage practices and on the subject-matter knowledge needed for teaching; performance assessments of teachers' ...more>>

  11. TeAch-nology - Teachnology, Inc.
    A portal for information about current and past practice in the field of education. Read math teaching "Ideas That Worked"; and tutorials ranging from teacher retirement planning and "What to Consider When Writing a Lesson Plan" to "How to Deal With Disruptive ...more>>

  12. Technical Reports index - University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory
    Technical reports by the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory, some dating back to 1974, and all those published since January, 2002. Titles include "Decimalisation table attacks for [ATM] PIN cracking"; "Turing Switches - Turing machines for all-optical ...more>>

  13. Technische Universität München School of Education
    Research, publications, teaching portfolios, and more about the Technische Universität München (TUM) School of Education, which trains teachers for vocational schools and upper secondary schools (Gymnasien) in Germany. See, in particular, the ...more>>

  14. Technologies: Past and Future - Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny, with Don Greenwell
    A discussion of the similarities in browsing through books and surfing the Internet, the serendipitous discoveries that can be made, fallacious geometric and other puzzles, and an interesting integer matrix, with recommendations of books to read and sites ...more>>

  15. Technology for All Americans Project - International Technology Education Association (ITEA)
    An effort to increase the technological literacy of all Americans, to develop a clear vision of what it means to be technologically literate, how this can be achieved at a national level, and why it is important for the nation. Read the Executive Summary: ...more>>

  16. Technology in Math Education - Mathematics Education at the Math Forum
    Teaching and technology: case studies and critical issues; calculators; computers; conferences, forums, and panel discussions; pedagogy and curriculum development; software for mathematics education; text recommendations. ...more>>

  17. Technology in the IMP Classroom - Alper, Fendel, Fraser, Resek
    The Interactive Mathematics Program (IMP) has developed a new four-year high school curriculum which is organized around units lasting from 5 to 8 weeks. Each unit centers on a rich problem, and students develop new concepts and skills by solving that ...more>>

  18. Ted Spence's Home Page
    Research into the classification of combinatorial designs. Recent work has entailed the classification of all Hadamard matrices of order 28. Links include: a List of Publications; 2-designs; Hadamard matrices Two-graphs; Steiner S(2,4,25); Regular graphs ...more>>

  19. Teen Math Whizzes Go Euclid One Better - Gautam Nair, The Wall Street Journal
    The scholarly journal Mathematics Teacher has churned out some 7,500 articles published over the past nine decades. This month, Volume 90, issue No. 1 will feature a first: a formal math treatise by two high school students. A reproduction of an article ...more>>

  20. Tell A Number Trick (Magic of Numbers) - Paul Chika Emekwulu
    A number trick, with an algebraic investigation and an explanation. From Novelty Books and Articles OnLine. ...more>>

  21. Templates for Linear Algebra Problems - Bai, Day, Demmel, Dongarra, Gu, Ruhe, and van de Vorst
    The solution of linear systems of equations and eigenvalue problems lies at the heart of most calculations in scientific computing. This paper discusses some recent developments designed to help the user on advanced-architecture computers, focusing on ...more>>

  22. Temple Circles - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    One tradition that flourished 200 years ago in Japan, during its period of isolation from the western world, involved Euclidean geometry. Scholars and others would inscribe geometric problems on wooden tablets, then hang the tablets under the eaves of ...more>>

  23. Terry McConnell's Home Page - Terry McConnell, Mathematics Department, Syracuse University
    Download PDFs of tests given in McConnell's introductory calculus, Math 295. "Stuff" ranges from a remark on average velocity and an expository paper showing the details of how to derive the second order correction to the period of a plane pendulum using ...more>>

  24. The Tesseract - Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny, with Don Greenwell
    A hypercube is a multidimensional analogue of a 3-dimensional cube in that each coordinate of a point in a hypercube is restricted to the same 1-dimensional (line) segment. The Tesseract is a 4-dimensional hypercube. With an applet designed to demonstrate ...more>>

  25. Tesseracts: Cubes Get Hyper (MatheMUSEments!) - Ivars Peterson (Math Muse for Kids)
    Madeleine L'Engle, who wrote A Wrinkle in Time, used tesseract to mean a shortcut through space and time. In her story, space-time wrinkles, or folds onto itself, creating new paths that allow characters to tesser, or travel from one end of the galaxy ...more>>

  26. Testing and Measurement: Articles and Research - Carolyn K., Hoagies' Gifted Education Page
    Articles and reports on assessment and measurement, and also underachievement, in the context of the education of gifted children. ...more>>

  27. Tewodros Amdeberhan's Electronic Headquarters
    Tewodros Amdeberhan studies combinatorics, number theory, special functions, partial differential equations, computer algebra, algorithmic proof theory, and harmonic analysis. His articles on these topics, as well as some unpublished musings, are available ...more>>

  28. TheMathPage: An Approach to Calculus - Lawrence Spector; Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY
    An introduction to real numbers, including such topics as: continuous versus discrete; limits; continuous functions; the "limit" infinity (?); the derivative; the chain rule; velocity and rates of change; maximum and minimum values; derivatives of trigonometric ...more>>

  29. TheMathPage: Plane Geometry - Lawrence Spector; Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY
    A complete course based on Book I of Euclid's Elements, culminating in the Pythagorean theorem. Includes questions for checking understanding, with solutions. ...more>>

  30. Theoretical and Numerical Approach to "Magic Angle" of Stone Skipping - Shin-ichiro Nagahiro and Yoshinori Hayakawa, Department of Physics, Tohoku University, Japan
    As published in the American Physical Society's Physical Review Letters: Nagahiro and Hayakawa "... investigate the condition for the bounce of circular disks which obliquely impacts on the fluid surface. An experiment [C. Clanet, F. Hersen, and L. Bocquet, ...more>>

  31. Theory of Tieknots - Yong Mao
    The mathematical theory behind tying a necktie, with illustrations of the Four in Hand, the Pratt Knot, the Half-Windsor, and the Full-Windsor, and a classification of necktie knots with respect to size and shape. Tying a tie knot is equivalent to a persistent ...more>>

  32. These are Times that Try Mathematicians' Souls - David Brooks
    Spurred by the Unabomber arrest, David Brooks, Science Editor, says it's time to stand on our desktops and shout to the world: "Say it out loud, I like math and I'm proud!" Previously published in The Telegraph (Nashua, NH). ...more>>

  33. A Thing In Common - Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny
    Two applets, both of which use the Pythagorean theorem: a puzzle (Draw an {N/D} star polygon - a polygon whose N vertices are uniformly distributed on a circle, but each vertex is connected to its D-th neighbor. Regular polygons correspond to D = 1, and ...more>>

  34. Think & Derive - Chris Long
    Monthly mathematical columns from May 1994 through April 1996 written for Central New Jersey Mensa's Forvm. Problems and puzzles, many with solutions. ...more>>

  35. Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) - Math Forum
    The Math Forum's page of resources on the TIMSS study. Initial findings, NCTM response, and more. ...more>>

  36. Thomas Harriot's manuscripts - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay: Thomas Harriot died in 1621. He had published no mathematical or astronomical works during his lifetime, but he left his papers in reasonably good order and set out his wishes in his will that they should be properly edited and published. ...more>>

  37. Those Amazing Flying Mathematicians - Keith Devlin (Devlin's Angle)
    October is the month when those of us living in the United States see migrating birds moving south for the winter. How do they know which direction to fly?... Assuming that the average bird is not the mathematical equivalent of a college math major, how ...more>>

  38. The Three Jugs Problem - Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny
    Two friends who have an eight-quart jug of water wish to share it evenly. They also have two empty jars, one holding five quarts, the other three. How can they each measure exactly 4 quarts of water? ... The description of the 3 Jugs problem as a triple ...more>>

  39. Three Years Of Computing: Final Report on the Palindrome Quest - John Walker
    "Pick a number. Reverse its digits and add the resulting number to the original number. If the result isn't a palindrome, repeat the process. Do all numbers in base 10 eventually become palindromes through this process? Nobody knows." The story of a ...more>>

  40. Tickling the Mind - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    ... Different math teachers may use different styles and methods, and they may favor different topics. However, they all share the goal of building an appreciation of both the usefulness and the intellectual wonder of mathematics. Much of the current ...more>>

  41. Tilings and Geometric Ornament - Kaplan, Salesin
    A project designed to explore the intersection between computer graphics, geometry, and ornamental design. Papers and illustrations on Escherization, Islamic Star Patterns, Parquet Deformations, Symmetrohedra, and Voronoi Diagrams. ...more>>

  42. Tiling with Polyominoes - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    "Mathematicians have proved that the general question of whether it's possible to cover the plane with identical copies of a given finite set of tiles is, in principle, computationally undecidable. In other words, there's no cookbook recipe or handbook ...more>>

  43. Tilt-A-Whirl Chaos - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    The amusement park Tilt-A-Whirl spins its passengers in one direction, then another... A rider never knows exactly what to expect next. Yet these complicated, surprising movements arise from a remarkably simple geometry. A passenger rides in one of seven ...more>>

  44. Time, The Fourth Dimension - Jim Loy
    Because of Einstein, we often call time the fourth dimension. Special relativity shows that time behaves surprisingly like the three spatial dimensions... Pretend, for a moment, that there are more than three spatial dimensions. What is a four or five-dimensional ...more>>

  45. TIMSS Resource Center - Mid-continent Regional Educational Laboratory (McREL)
    Articles, teleconferences, sites, and other materials about the Third International Mathematics and Science Study. ...more>>

  46. TIMSS United States: International Mathematics and Science Study - U.S. TIMSS National Research Center, Michigan State University
    The Third International Mathematics and Science Study represents the most extensive investigation of mathematics and science education ever conducted. Approximately 50 countries participated in this comparative survey of education focusing upon 9-year-old ...more>>

  47. Title III MSS Final Performance Report - Dana Lee Ling
    Dana Lee Ling is a mathematics and science software specialist at the College of Micronesia-FSM. Articles document the College's attempts to increase the success of pre-algebra and algebra students through "conceptual" and technology-based approaches. ...more>>

  48. Too Much to be a Coincidence? (Math Chat) - Frank Morgan, MAA Online
    Answer to the Challenge: In the September ACBL Bridge Bulletin, Noreen Wurdemann of the Bahamas reports that the two bridge hands below were dealt out at her club. She says that she is "100% certain there was no hanky-panky." What is the probability of ...more>>

  49. Topological Groups, Lie Groups - Dave Rusin; The Mathematical Atlas
    A short article designed to provide an introduction to Lie groups, an important special branch of group theory. They have algebraic structure and yet are also subsets of space, and so have a geometry; moreover, portions of them look just like Euclidean ...more>>

  50. Topological Knot Theory Information & Research - Claremont High School, Claremont, CA
    Files and data related to the knot theory work developed by students at Claremont High School. A TeX file contains source code for the Paper "Tabulating Alternating Knots Through 14 Crossings," by B.Arnold, C.Candy, K.Erdener, J.Fan, J.Hoste, R.J.Muir, ...more>>

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