 The Math Wizard  Susan Kennison
A book on teaching and learning math from the top down instead of the bottom up. Kennison contends that this approach is crucial to spreading numeracy, and catching those students who otherwise fall through the cracks into thinking they can't do math.
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 The MathWorks, Inc.
From the makers of MATLAB, a technical computing environment for highperformance numeric computation and visualization, and Simulink, an interactive environment for modeling, analyzing, and simulating a wide variety of dynamic systems, including discrete,
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 Mathworld  Matt Bowling
The author developed this math story to act as a structure for the California second grade math curriculum. He finds it to be a big motivator to kids who are not usually interested in math.
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 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
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 Matroid Theory  Sandra Kingan
Matroids are an abstraction of several combinatorial objects, among them graphs and matrices. The word matroid was coined by Whitney in 1935 in his landmark paper "On the abstract properties of linear dependence." In defining a matroid Whitney tried to
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 MAV Publications Catalogue  Mathematics Association of Victoria
Descriptions and listings of publications: Primary; Primary/Secondary; Secondary; MAV Conference Books; Deakin University Press Publications; Curriculum Corporation Publications; Hawker Brownlow Publications; Price List and Order Form; 1998 MAV CAT Preparation
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 Meaningful Learning Research Group  Dr. Joseph Novak
The group works with a number of common beliefs, primary among them the idea that the best way to teach is to determine what the student already knows, and then to teach from there. They believe that teaching and learning grounded in a coherent theory
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 Measuring America  Andro Linklater
Measuring America is the story of why America has ended up with its unique system of weights and measures — the American Customary System, unlike any other in the world — and how this has profoundly shaped our country and culture. In the process, the
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 Measuring Up, Prototypes for Mathematics Assessment  National Academy of Sciences
An electronic version of Measuring Up, a book on assessing students in accordance with the NCTM math standards by the National Research Council that provides examples of problems students should be able to solve at a fourth grade level and insights on
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 Melvyl Catalog: California Digital Library (CDL)  Regents of the University of California
A tenth library for the University of California (UC). A collaborative effort of the UC campuses, it is responsible for the design, creation, and implementation of systems that support the shared collections of the University of California. Includes the
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 Metacognition (Learning and Mathematics)  Alan Schoenfeld; Math Forum
In his 1987 book, Cognitive science and mathematics education, Schoenfeld wrote a chapter called "What's all the fuss about metacognition?" in response to a challenge from mathematicians (among them Joe Crosswhite, Henry Pollak, Anna Henderson, and Steve
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 Michael Serra
From the author of Discovering Geometry: An Investigative Approach and Smart Moves: the Games and Puzzles series; videos such as DG Investigations and "How to Teach Math Anxiety"; articles and handouts on cooperative learning; speaking engagements and
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 MIT OpenCourseWare: Mathematics  Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) invites you to view the available courses through their MIT OpenCourseWare site. The course materials that are used in the teaching of almost all MIT's undergraduate and graduate subjects are available on the
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 Morphing Art (MatheMUSEments!)  Ivars Peterson (Math Muse for Kids)
When you're riding along on your bike or in a car, you sometimes see the word "ONLY" painted on the roadway just before an intersection. The white letters look normal from where you're sitting. But if you were standing beside the "ONLY" instead of riding
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 The Most Complex Machine: A Survey of Computers and Computing  David Eck
An introductory computer science textbook for anyone who wants to understand how computers work and what computer science is about. It is supplemented by free software available for Macintosh and in a Java version that can be used over the Web, and lab
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 Mostperfect Pandiagonal Magic Squares  Kathleen Ollerenshaw and David Brée
A companion site to the book, which gives a method of construction and enumeration of all pandiagonal magic squares of a class known as Mostperfect. Pandiagonal magic squares have the integers in all rows, all columns, and all diagonals (including the
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 Mr. Brandenburg's List of Recommended Books on Math and Science  Guy Brandenburg
A list of over 140 math and sciencerelated books, mostly recent, for geometry students to choose from, read, and do a report on. This new list is organized by topic: astronomy; bad science; biography: mathematicians + scientists; biology/life science/evolution;
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 MSRI: Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
Located in Berkeley, California, the Institute offers information about programs, conferences, library facilities, lecture notes, and archives of books and preprints. Many Internet sources of mathematics information are linked to this searchable site.
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 Multidimensional Analysis  George W. Hart
A brief introduction to Multidimensional Analysis, a generalization of linear algebra that incorporates ideas from dimensional analysis. The central idea is that vectors and matrices as used in science and engineering can be thought of as having elements
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 Multigrid Algorithm Library  Ulrich Ruede; German Scientific Computing Pages
Multigrid (MG) methods are fast linear iterative solvers based on the multilevel or multiscale paradigm. The typical application for multigrid is in the numerical solution of elliptic partial differential equations in two or more dimensions. MG can be
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 Multirate Signal Processing Group  Univ. of Wisconsin  Madison
Members' research, software developed by the group, references; people, publications, other links.
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 Multivariate polynomial interpolation  Shayne Waldron
A summary of some ongoing investigations into the error in multivariate interpolation. This page is organised to more generally serve those interested in multivariate polynomial interpolation (error formulae and computations). Work on differencing, multipoint
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 Murderous Maths  Kjartan Poskitt et al.
Contents, descriptions of characters, updates, and "extra bits" for the books Murderous Maths; The Essential Arithmetricks; Desperate Measures; Do You Feel Lucky?; Vicious Circles and other Savage Shapes; The Phantom X; The Fiendish Angletron; The GCSE
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 My Reckonings  Ron Doerfler
Doerfler's book Dead Reckonings: Calculating without Instruments "describes techniques of computation and approximation that can be used to rapidly and mentally calculate mathematical quantities." Other sections of the site discuss sundials; astrolabes
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 National Academy of Sciences
A private, nonprofit, selfperpetuating society of distinguished scholars engaged in scientific and engineering research, dedicated to the furtherance of science and technology and to their use for the general welfare. The Academy has a mandate to advise
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 The National Numeracy Strategy  Department for Education and Employment, United Kingdom
The Standards Site: Numeracy. Frameworks for teaching mathematics from Reception through Year 7, key elements of the training materials that will support the U.K.'s Numeracy Strategy. Assessment in and planning the National Numeracy Strategy, schools
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 Neil J. A. Sloane
Neil Sloane's research ranges far and wide and includes coding theory, sphere packing, lattices and quadratic forms, packing lines, and planes, spherical codes and designs, quantizing, geometry, combinatorics, the design of experiments, integer sequences,
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 A New Kind of Science  The Wolfram Institute, LLC
A forthcoming book by Stephen Wolfram (creator of Mathematica) arguing that the "rules" science searches for should include algorithms like those used in computer programs, not just mathematical equations. Site includes a summary, table of contents,
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 The Nine Planets, a Multimedia Tour of the Solar System  Bill Arnett
An overview of the history, mythology, and current scientific knowledge, with descriptions and data, of each of the planets and moons in our solar system. Each page has text and images, some have sounds and movies, and most provide references to additional
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 Nonlinear Systems Laboratory  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
A group dedicated to the analysis of nonlinear systems: list of publications (some abstracts are available online) and animations of a robot arm catching a ball and a paper airplane.
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 Not Dumb (Learning and Mathematics)  Sheila Tobias; Math Forum
In her 1990 book, They're Not Dumb, They're Different, Tobias addresses a concern that has been widely felt across the country for years: the shortfall in the number of students who go on to become scientists. She notes the importance of high school mathematics
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 Notes and Literature on Prime Numbers  Peter Alfeld, University of Utah
From Understanding Mathematics, a study guide for Univ. of Utah students. Includes definitions, explanations, links to other related sites, and a list of works to consult for further reference.
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 Numbers from One to ThirtyOne: A Page for Each Day of the Month  Richard Phillips, Shell Centre for Mathematical Education
Trivia about the calendar numbers one through thirtyone. Based on the book Numbers: Facts, Figures and Fiction, which answers questions such as how Room 101 got its name, what you measure in oktas, and which number links Alice in Wonderland, rainbows
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 A Numerical Library in Java  Hang T. Lau
The book contains the source code of a comprehensive numerical library in
Java. The library can be used to solve a wide range of numerical problems
in linear algebra, the numerical solution of ordinary and partial
differential equations, Fast Fourier
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 Numerical Methods  Douglas N. Arnold; Mathematics Dept., Penn State University
An extensive list of centers (including online services and search engines), individual libraries, other sites (general and specific), journals, books, online publications, and other resources for numerical methods.
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 Numerical Problems (Algorithm Design Manual)  Steven S. Skiena
A chapter from the Algorithm Design Manual, by Steven S. Skiena. Specific algorithms: Solving Linear Equations; Bandwidth Reduction; Matrix Multiplication; Determinants and Permanents; Constrained and Unconstrained Optimization; Linear Programming; Random
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 Observer Mechanics: a Formal Theory of Perception  Bennett, Hoffman, Prakash
Full book online in pdf format. An inquiry into the subject of perception, the book suggests an approach to the study of perception that attempts to be both rigorous and general. The authors also attempt to introduce a new formalism, including mathematical
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 Occam Press  Peter Schorer
"The skeptical mathematician is invited to improve upon the current implementations of the 3x + 1 strategy...." In addition to the Collatz conjecture, Schorer offers a simple proof of Fermat's Last Theorem, articles on Occam's Razor and programming,
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 Occupational Outlook Handbook  U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
Career information and statistics about many different jobs, such as mathematicians. Each outlook includes a description of the nature of the work, working conditions, number of people in a field and sources of employment, training, other qualifications,
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 Oceanographic Data  National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
From An Introduction to Atmospheric and Oceanographic Datasets, a text or Instructional Aid (IA) that describes, in very general terms, the datasets most commonly used to study the atmosphereocean system, including observations from conventional meteorological
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 Oliver Byrne's edition of Euclid  Digital Mathematics Archive, Univ. of British Columbia
An unusual and attractive edition of Euclid was published in 1847 in England, edited by an otherwise unknown mathematician named Oliver Byrne. It covers the first 6 books of Euclid, which range through most of elementary plane geometry and the theory
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 One Wolf Howls  Scotti Cohn, illustrated by Susan Detwiler
This children’s book uses the months of the year and the numbers 1 through 12 to introduce children to the behavior of wolves in natural settings. The site also offers free educational resources, including teaching activities, math quizzes, related websites,
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 OpenIntro  David Diez and Chris Barr, CoFounders
The OpenIntro Statistics textbook the inaugural effort from these makers of educational products that "are free, transparent, and lower barriers to education"  comes with data sets for the statistics software package R; normal, t, and chisquare probability
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 Open Mathbook  Albert Schueller
Blog to "promote, discuss, and develop free and open source mathematics textbooks." Posts, which date back to December, 2011, have included "Saylor.org: Open Textbook Prize"; "Free DE and Real Analysis Titles from William Trench"; "JSXGraph: online interactive
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 OpsResearch  DRA Systems
A collection of Java classes for developing operations research programs and other mathematical applications. The site includes documentation and tutorials, and software download is free. Also features a bookstore and related links.
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 Ordinary Differential Equations Project  Blanchard, Devaney, Hall; Boston University
This project included the development of a textbook (publisher Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.) as well as various workshops on teaching differential equations. Instructors manuals and selected articles are available from this site: "Teaching Differential
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 O'Reilly  O'Reilly & Associates, Inc.
Computer books, software, and online publishing. Search the O'Reilly catalogue for concepts and keywords having to do with mathematics. Bookstores, conferences, software, how to order, contacts, affiliated companies.
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 outofprintmath  Klaus Schmid
A blog for consumers of math books to "vote" for the outofprint publications they would like to see come back into print.
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 Parcelles d'infiniPromenade au jardin d'Escher  Alain Nicolas
Book in French, largely composed of pictures, on methods of figurative tiling. Site includes links to related sites in French and English.
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 Pasta by Design  George L. Legendre
Photos of architect Legendre's 2011 book by the same title. Pasta by Design provides an illustrated taxonomy of over 90 forms of pasta, along with the mathematical formulae, descriptions of special attributes, and advice on specific cooking uses for each
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