 wNetSchool
A resource for K12 teachers, with some information for adult education teachers (i.e., the GED exam). Subscribing to the site is free, but one may also enter without subscribing. wNetSchool provides lesson plans centered around the Internet or educational
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 WolframAlpha  Wolfram Alpha LLC
A computational knowledge engine that "computes whatever can be computed about anything." Query Alpha about "essentially any kind of systematic factual knowledge," with particular strengths in "areas where computation or mathematics have traditionally
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 Women's Adventures in Science  National Academy of Sciences
This project of the National Academy of Sciences showcases contemporary women in science, and highlights for young people the varied careers of some of today's most prominent scientists. The site draws from and accompanies Women's Adventures in Science,
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 Word Problems III  Energy Conservation Enhancement Project
Perimeter, area, and volume measurements; shading the exterior of a home. Math objectives: 1. Use correct formulas to compute geometric measurements. 2. Complete a variety of word problems involving three geometrical functions: area, volume, perimeter.
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 Word Problems Solved by S.M.S. (Solutions Made Simple)  Raymond Davie and Helaine Rabney; YaleNew Haven Teachers Institute
A curriculum unit that stresses organized thinking for solving word problems: Knowing the Problem; Making a Plan; Solving Your Problem; Testing Your Solution, with bibliographies for students and teachers. Recommended for 9th through 12th grade Consumer
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 Working with Cuisenaire Rods In Mathematics (SMILE)  Willis Grace, O. A. Thorp Academy
A lesson for grade 4 designed to teach students about common denominators by teaching the numerical value of each underlined letter of the standard Rod Code; and to develop systematic usage for building new units. From the Arithmetic section of a collection
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 Working with Fractions Using Pattern Blocks  Margo Lynn Mankus
The objective of What's My Number? is to name the size of an object given the size of 1 unit. Materials include pattern blocks cutouts, a pattern block grid, a pattern block Java applet, and links to other pattern block activities elsewhere on the web.
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 World of Statistics
Increasing public awareness of the power and impact of statistics on all aspects of society; nurturing statistics as a profession, especially among young people; and promoting creativity and development in the sciences of probability and statistics. Get
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 The World of Trotter Math  Terry Trotter, Escuela Americana, San Salvador, El Salvador
A page of problems, problem sheets, and investigations, with links to image files of an inclass math newsletter, Trotter Math News. Of particular interest to the author are numbers: happy and dizzy numbers; palindromes; super squares; perfect, amicable,
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 Wright Flyer Teachers' Lounge  National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Lesson plans include Wind Tunnel Data (lift and drag); Know all the Angles (does pitch affect lift?); Watch Your Altitude (the three axes of rotation and the movements of roll, pitch, and yaw); Getting the Wright Pitch; and Up, Up and Away (compare the
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 Writing for a Math Class  B. Sidney Smith, Wendy Hageman Smith; Math Academy Online/Platonic Realms
A "minitext" concerning written communication in mathematics classes, for both students and teachers. Teachers' section discusses possible formats and assessment, and gives sample lessons; students' section gives practical tips on approaching a written
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 www4teachers
A center for practical ideas about technology in education. Articles published online, updated monthly: teacher interviews on firsthand classroom technology; interviews with educational technology leaders; interviews with kids; howto columns on classroom
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 WWW Virtual School: PreAlgebra  Highview; ThinkQuest 1997
In Highview's 1997 Math program the 7th graders were either in PreAlgebra or PreAlgebra Challenge; the supervising teacher for this page was Mr. Larson. Short essays on: Metric Takeover; Goldbach's Conjecture; Factor Game; and WS: Super Bowl Ad Costs.
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 XtraMath
A free web program for students, teachers, and parents that helps kids master basic math facts. XtraMath offers students its adaptive supplemental math activities for use in class or at home, along with a progress reporting system for teachers and parents.
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 You Can Do The Rubik's Cube  Rubik's, Seven Towns Ltd.
The You CAN Do the Rubik's Cube Solution Kit offers teachers lesson plans, homework sheets, and answer keys aligned to national standards as well as 19 state frameworks, anchors and 21st Century Skills. Lessons and activities support Geometry, Algebra
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 YourMathsTutor: Maths Help for Students of All Abilities  Ian David Wild
Articles, practice problems, a bookshop, links and a free forum where maths problems can be discussed. Created primarily to help students studying the for the UK's Key Stage 3, GCSE, AS and A Level mathematics exams.
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 Your Online Exchange to Additional Math Solutions  amaths.com
Tutoring, lessons, and tips for learning math; fun math topics; a marketplace for selling your used textbooks; and bulletin boards for discussion. Designed for students preparing for the GCE 'O' Level Additional Mathematics examination, based on the newly
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 YourTeacher  Classmate, L.L.C.
Hundreds of online math lessons by a former high school math teacher. Search by course, keyword, or textbook. Freely sample some content; subscribe for full access, plus diagnostic pretests, tools to track progress and performance, and grade reports.
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 Yummy Math  Brian Marks and Leslie Lewis
Topical math activities that relate to happenings in our world. PDFs, Microsoft Word documents, and Excel spreadsheets have offered prompts and tables on topics ranging from the oil spill in the gulf to the Academy Awards; from the Super Bowl to the Chilean
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 Zeno
School and community programs that "reframe math as fun and relevant" through games and other activities. See, in particular, the freely downloadable PDFs for lesson plans of math games such as 10 Pin Limbo, Twinks, and Farkle. Based in Seattle, this
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 Zimaths  University of Zimbabwe
An electronic maths magazine with clever, amusing articles written to supplement the resources available to Zimbabwean students, most of whom do not have access to extrasyllabus information. Features include: How number plates and ISBNs work; Statistical
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 Zoltan Dienes' Web Site  Zoltan Dienes
"Math through play" from a developer of psychomathematics, multibase blocks, and the sixstage theory of learning mathematics. Freely download PDFs of Dienes' Ruritania stories and math games such as Strip Mathematics, Circular Villages, Six Stages with
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 Zone Out! (SMILE)  Willie Mae Wilson, Hartigan Elementary School
A lesson for grades K3 designed to review previously taught concepts of time, hours and 1/2 hours; and to help children with the concept of the four different standard time zones in the 48 states. From the "Miscellaneous" section of a collection of almost
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 ZooWhiz  EdAlive
A curriculumlinked learning system for parents and teachers of children ages 515. Sample fun, colorful learning activities for math, word skills, and reading before registering a free "keeper" account or purchasing a premium "zoologist" subscription.
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