 Introduction to Math and Spreadsheets  Jan Garner
Exercises on spreadsheets. Using ClarisWorks, graph a spiral or a few parabolas; build a scale model of the Great Pyramid or find the biggest box you can make from a sheet of cardboard; plan the budget for a picnic.
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 An Introduction to Mathematica and the 'Birthday Problem' (MSTE)  Louie Beuschlein; University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign (UIUC)
A unit for high school seniors in AP Statistics, to introduce students both to Mathematica and to the Monte Carlo method of solving probability problems, in particular, the "Birthday Problem." Using Mathematica's randomnumbergenerating capability along
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 An Introduction to Orbifolds  John Conway, Heidi Burgiel; The Geometry Center
Defining the word and computing the orbifolds of wallpaper patterns and finite objects in 3space. After compiling a list of all the features that can appear in an orbifold, these pages provide the tools needed to discover all the symmetry groups of the
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 An Introduction to Percent (SMILE)  Kenneth Surdell, Lewis School
A lesson for grade 5 designed to develop a basic understanding that percent is a
comparison of some number to 100; and to teach students to convert fractions to percent, percent to decimals, and vice versa, with a minimum of 90 percent accuracy. From
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 An Introduction to Pi and the Area of a Circle (SMILE)  Edwina R. Justice, Gunsaulus Scholastic Academy
A lesson for grades 57 that uses a phenomenological approach to observe and discuss the relation between circumference and diameter and how that relation, called pi, is used in the formula for the area of a circle. From the Geometry and Measurement section
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 An Introduction To Sets (SMILE)  John P. Belton, Jones Metropolitan High School
A lesson designed to teach students to recognize the symbol for set and to demonstrate the rules for sets. From the "Miscellaneous" section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement.
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 Introduction To Solving Equations (SMILE)  Mary Lynn Bochenek, Central Junior High School
A lesson designed to teach students to arrive at an equation of the form X = [ ] in which the variable is isolated and the solution is then obvious through use of equivalent equations. From the Algebra and Trigonometry section of a collection of almost
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 Introduction to Symmetries  Chaim GoodmanStrauss; The Geometry Center
Studying symmetries called isometries, which preserve distances. Pattern and symmetry appear in virtually every human culture. Symmetry surrounds us, both in the natural world and in the world of human artifact... the arrangement of needles on a pine
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 Introduction to Vectors  Prof. Eugene Klotz, The Math Forum
Supplementary material to help students with their first encounter with vectors, and an experiment in the pedagogical possibilities of some modern technology: the World Wide Web has hypermedia capabilities which allow nonlinear use of documents of all
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 An Introduction To Volume (SMILE)  Linda James Woods, Harold Washington Elementary School
A lesson for grades 35 designed to teach students about volume, using a variety of containers, potting soil, popcorn, etc. From the Geometry and Measurement section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative
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 Introduction to Wallpaper Patterns  Chaim GoodmanStrauss; The Geometry Center
A unit on about plane patterns whose symmetries are translations, glide reflections, and rotations. Learn how to use a computer program called Kali which generates plane patterns; create and save a design, then learn the definitions of some features of
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 Investigating LCM and GCF Using Rods  Margo Lynn Mankus
The objective of the lesson plan Investigating LCM and GCF Using Rods is to look at the Least Common Multiple (LCM) and Greatest Common Factor (GCF) from "handson" patternbuilding to using set theory. With teachers as the intended audience, the activity
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 Investigating Linear Relationships: The Regression Line and Correlation (iMath Investigations)  Illuminations; National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
An online, interactive, multimedia math investigation. Interactive computerbased tools allow students the opportunity to manipulate numbers easily and investigate the relationships between data points and sets. This iMath Investigation uses an interactive
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 Investigating Patterns: Number Patterns Fun with Curves & Topology  Jill Britton
Annotated list of links within various number pattern, curve, and topology topics. Linked items feature activities for students. Topics include: prime numbers/magic squares, clock or modular arithmetic, the golden ratio, Fibonacci numbers, binary numbers/Pascal's
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 Investigating Patterns: Symmetry and Tessellations  Jill Britton
Thirty activities from a variety of Web sites, coordinated with a forthcoming book by Jill Britton for Cuisenaire/Dale Seymour, Exploring Pattern: Symmetry and Tessellations (March 1999). Topics include an introduction to symmetry; symmetry in the alphabet,
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 Investigating Polygons  Margo Lynn Mankus
The lesson plan for What is the Sum of My Angles? has the objectives of investigating the sum of the measure of the interior angles of a triangle using several methods, and making a mathematical conjecture from observations. The lesson plan for Regular
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 Investigating Tessellations Using Activity Pattern Blocks  Suzanne Alejandre
A lesson plan with activities for investigating tessellations with pattern blocks, keyed to the NCTM Standards, and student tessellation samples. Links to a Patterns Program in which you can drag an unlimited number of standard pattern block shapes into
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 An Investigation of Monge's Theorem Using the Geometer's Sketchpad  Math 5337, The Geometry Center
This lab uses The Geometer's Sketchpad to explore the geometry of circles, culminating in the discovery of a famous result of the nineteenth century called Monge's Theorem and outlining a proof of the theorem using dilations. Part of Technology in the
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 Investigations in Number, Data, and Space (TERC)  Testbed for Collaboration, Eisenhower Regional Consortia
A K5 mathematics curriculum with four major goals: to offer students meaningful mathematical problems; emphasize depth in mathematical thinking rather than superficial exposure to a series of fragmented topics; communicate mathematics content and pedagogy
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 An Investigation using Parametric Equations  Jim Wilson; Dept. of Mathematics Education, Univ. of Georgia
A paper examining the movement of triangles when one vertex is moved along the xaxis and another is moved along the yaxis. The movement of the third vertex is traced.
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 Isn't It a Great Time to Be Alive?  Rex Boggs
PDFs and Promethean ActivInspire flipchart files which survey the range of digital technology available to assist in the learning and teaching of mathematics. These free downloads accompanied the talk given by the veteran middle school math teacher to
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 Is there really such a thing as infinity?  Spencer, Chan; Univ. of Toronto Mathematics Network
Answers, explanations, and expositions of a common but deep math question. Discusses the contexts in which the question can be used (a number system, a topological space, measuring sizes of sets) with details and more information on each context.
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 It's About Time (SMILE)  Vernita Smith, Mahalia Jackson Elementary School
A lesson for grades 12 designed to teach students to tell time to the hour on an analog clock, and how to compare more and less time. From the "Miscellaneous" section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics
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 It's a Small World  Guillermo E. Pedroni, L. D. Brady Elementary School. Aurora, IL
A collaborative learning project combining email penpals with Internet research and bilingual (English/Spanish) writing projects. The site contains a project summary (with assessment rubric and list of standards addressed), scenario, student pages (find
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 jackmathsolutions.com  Jack Koenka
Freely download individual chapters of the AP Calculus AB textbook coauthored by Koenka and Roger Allen. Download problem of the week documents, sample test and assignments, notes, worksheets, and other instructional resources. Koenka invites students
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 James P. Dildine  James P. Dildine
Interactive math lessons for exploring parabolas, triangle areas, Pythagorean triples, triangle angle sums (powered by a Cabri Java applet), cancer and mathematics (image analysis, and determining the area and perimeter of nonregular figures), systems
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 JavaGSP!  Annie Fetter, the Math Forum
A short tutorial: everything you need to know to make your first JavaSketchpad page. A quick reference, then some other features, details, and considerations you might want to familiarize yourself with if you choose to incorporate Java GSP into some of
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 JavaSketchpad DR3 Gallery  Key Curriculum Press
JavaSketchpad is software that lets you publish sketches from The Geometer's Sketchpad on the Internet. If you have a Javacompatible Web browser, visit this demo gallery for some examples of JavaSketchpad in use: Centroid; Stereo Icosahedron; Hypercube;
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 Jim's GSP Library  Jim Wilson; Dept. of Mathematics Education, Univ. of Georgia
Geometer's Sketchpad (GSP) sketches to download, from a course on Algorithms and Computers in Mathematics Education: Centroid of a triangle; Orthocenter of a triangle; Circumcenter of a triangle; Circumcircle of a triangle; Incenter of a triangle, Incircle
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 Jim Wilson's Home Page  Dept. of Mathematics Education, Univ. of Georgia
Jim Wilson's page lists courses taught (e.g. Computers and Algorithms in Mathematics Education, Problem Solving in Mathematics), and papers on topics in geometry: Ratio of areas of two squares; Capturing Area and A Solution; Curve Building; Orthotravels;
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 Journey to the Center of a Triangle  Cathleen V. Sanders
What is the center of a triangle? A reflective exploration by high school geometry students in Honolulu using interactive geometry software to pursue the question in three different scenarios: as a city planner selecting a site to build a recreation center
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 JUMP Math  JUMP Math
Teacher materials and professional development training by the numeracy program. Freely download PDFs of JUMP Math's introductory unit "Using Fractions" and other school resources. Also available in French. In 1998, mathematician and playwright Dr. John
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 Junior High and High School: Lesson Plans (The Lesson Plans Page)  Kyle Yamnitz, Univ. of Missouri
A searchable archive of lesson plans for statistics, numeracy and problemsolving, estimation, probability, and more. Includes suggestions for games, manipulatives, and spreadsheets.
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 Juniorszone
A provider of online primary school education offering literacy, numeracy keystage2 strategy based on the UK national curriculum. Areas include e learning, educational games, interactive learning, brain teasers, homework help, and free online tutorials.
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 Junk Food Math (SMILE)  Sharon Ross, DeWitt Clinton School
A lesson for grades 34 designed to teach students estimation and to introduce percentage. From the Graphs and Visuals section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement.
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 Just Tell Me the Answer  "Never!"  Matt Owen
Blog by an algebra and physics teacher who believes students "have a real chance at understanding if I'm just willing to let them struggle." Posts, which date back to August, 2012, have included "Answering 'the Question,'" "Flipclass Reflections So Far,"
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 Just Us Teachers
Resource for elementary math teachers, with links to math clipart, math fonts, lesson plans and reproducibles, a poetry corner, and an area for ADHD.
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 K12 Educational Outreach Activities  National Optical Astronomy Observatories (NOAO)
Program highlights include The Use of Astronomy in Research Based Science Education, a proposed teacher workshop on using data in the classroom; products include Frequently Asked Questions about Being an Astronomer (a Spanish version of this FAQ is also
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 K12 Internet Algebra Resources  Math Forum
Classroom materials, algebra software online, Internet projects, and discussion groups where mathematicians, teachers, and students trade ideas about algebra.
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 K12 Teaching Materials (Mathematics Archives)  University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK)
An extensive list of Internet sites with significant collections of materials that can be used in the teaching of mathematics at the K12 level. Organized into categories: lesson plans, schools, software and other K12 Internet math sites.
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 Kali (Gallery of Interactive Geometry)  Nina Amenta; The Geometry Center
Kali is an interactive editor for symmetric patterns of the plane, as seen in some of the woodcuts of M.C. Escher. It's also a fun way to learn about the 17 crystallographic symmetry groups of the plane. Choose a symmetry group; each is defined by a lattice
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 Kangaroo Maths  Kangaroo Maths Ltd
Free maths resources to download in number, algebra, shape and space, and data handling. Assessments include homework sheets and "make the grade" tests; games and puzzles offer World Cup spreadsheet simulations. Kangaroo Maths also hosts Microsoft Word
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 Karismath  CLSO Learning Systems, Inc.
Math topics, including Algebra, are presented visually, through lessons (Flash animations that explain a target concept), demos (Flash animations that explain every exercise template to be used) and worksheets (PDF format) that can be downloaded. Each
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 Ka's Geometriepage & MatheGalerie: Grundschulmathematik  Monika Schwarze
Eine Seite zur Grundschulmathematik mit SoftwareTipps. Links zu Mathematikunterrichtseinheiten für Grundschulkinder der Klassen 1 bis Klasse 4; Freiarbeitsmaterialien und kleinen Unterrichtsprojekten. A German Web site for teachers and lovers of geometry,
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 Key Curriculum Press
Publisher of innovative texts and software applications for teaching mathematics including the Geometer's Sketchpad (dynamic geometry), Fathom (dynamic statistics), TinkerPlots (dynamic data exploration and analysis), Michael Serra's textbook Discovering
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 Kids First  Coalition for Quality Children's Media (CQCM)
The Coalition for Quality Children's Media evaluates children's media, and is a resource center and clearinghouse for children's media that helps parents and kids find good adultapproved and kidtested programming. A searchable video and CDROM database
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 Kindergarten Connection  Carol Gossett
A network of educational resources and materials, including teacher tips (both practical and theoretical), lesson plans, and links, from the owner and author of Honey Pot Press. There are three math games in the lesson plan section.
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 KinderIQ  Wade Luders
KinderIQ provides learning activities with immediate audio and visual feedback to help children master the earlychildhood skills needed in kindergarten. The company also provides freely downloadable PDFs of worksheets, activities, and learning games:
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 Kirigami  Kevin S. Whitley
Kirigami is the Japanese art of making figures out of paper by cutting. This applet lets you create similar figures on your computer by cutting a polygonal wedge from a virtual piece of folded paper. You can change the regular polygon, your wedge, and
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 K'NEX Education Division  K'NEX Industries, Inc.
Manipulatives consisting of rodandconnector construction toys. K'NEX Education offers Sets of packets (samples downloadable in PDF format) suggesting uses for math and science in the classroom through building models. Classroom K'NEXions provides lesson
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