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 Marilyn is Wrong! - Herb Weiner A searchable forum for discussion of Parade magazine's Ask Marilyn column, which regularly addresses logic puzzles. Organized into "Correct, but Incomplete," "You be the Judge," "Unsubstantiated Reports," and "She's Wrong!" With Frequently Asked Questions. ...more>> MathDrills - Elias and Daniel E. Saab Math drills with randomly generated problems, with details and hints and scores kept. Types of drills include problems on distance, speed, and time; job completion; roots of polynomials; percentage word problems; arithmetic attack; fraction attack; bases; ...more>> The Mathematical Puzzles of Benjamin Banneker - John F. Mahoney "I am able to reproduce, for the first time, three of Banneker's puzzles in his actual handwriting...." See those and more challenging colonial-era problems recovered by Mahoney, who teaches AP Statistics at a Washington, DC, high school named in honor ...more>> Math Help: Exercises and Activities - Syvum Online quizzes, tutorials, and games. Syvum also sells educational software. ...more>> Math Is Everywhere: A Problem Solving Teaching Unit - Joseph A. Montagna; Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute A discussion of a variety of strategies for math problem solving, with examples of how to use them and why the development of problem-solving skills is important. The unit is accompanied by a kit of materials available through the Yale-New Haven Teachers ...more>> MathMastery - MathMastery.com Play CyberChallenge Shockwave addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division games. Test Your Skills with placement exams (online or printable) on adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, fractions, and decimals. My Math Class offers Shockwave ...more>> Math Playground - Math Advantage Learning Center A mathematics learning site for students in grades K-6. Math Playground is a teacher created learning site that features interactive word problems, Flash movies, games, quizzes, thinking blocks, flashcards, math worksheets, and manipulatives. ...more>> MathQUEST/MathVote - Zullo, Holly; and Cline, Kelly; Carroll College Question libraries and other resources for classroom voting in mathematics, also known as ConcepTests for Peer Instruction or "Clicker Questions." Developed with funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the two projects "MathQUEST: Math Questions ...more>> Math Stuff - Strategic Education Research Partnership Makers of Tools for Sense-making; the 5 × 8 card, an observation protocol; AlgebraByExample, sets of algebra problems that prompt students to analyze and explain errors in wrongly worked examples; and poster problems for sixth and seventh graders, ...more>> Math Thinking - David Wees "Sharing thinking about math from students": a collection of work by students that teachers have not taught them explicitly how to do. Wees elaborates that "the idea or technique a student uses does not itself have to be completely original, just new ...more>> Math Videos Online - Doina Popovici Use free online math videos to learn a variety of pre-algebra and algebra topics. ...more>> Math Worksheet Printables - Anthony and Clara Rogers, HS Unlimited User-friendly math printable generators: Use our worksheet generators to print a limitless supply of math worksheets. Topics include addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, reading clocks, counting change, working with fractions, word problems, ...more>> Matifutbol - Herminio Lopez Brain-teasers, mathematical diversions, and amusements that combine the worlds of logic, mathematics, and soccer: "The Golden Goalkeeper," "Beckham and the reserve player's chance," "Juventus and the Chinese grass," "Ribéry's strange training," ...more>> Middle School Problem of the Week - Department of Mathematics, Southwest Missouri State University (SMSU) Word problems in number patterns, algebra, geometry, and other topics. Read the solution to the most recent problem, and archives of previous problems and their answers. ...more>> Moneybee Multiplayer Pre-Algebra - Jordan Pollack Interactive peer tutoring site where pairs of learners create "coin puzzles" for each other to solve. Requires free registration, as this is an educational psychology research project. ...more>> Mount Everest Math Puzzles - Paula Fleischer; Peachland Avenue Elementary School, Newhall, CA Kids (or grownups) answer math questions and get passwords that allow them into 'camps' higher and higher on Mt. Everest until they reach the summit. At each camp they find photos of the mountain and climbers, and tackle progressively more complex math ...more>> Mr. Smith's Math Class - Terry Smith Mr. Smith and his fourth grade students from Eugene Field Elementary School in Hannibal, Missouri, have put together a complete website documenting the work that they are doing this year. The math area of the site features: a request for math problems; ...more>> New Zealand Mathematics - Ministry of Education, New Zealand Units and lesson plans organised by level and curriculum strand, in Maori and English, focusing on solving problems. Topics address levels 1-6 of the New Zealand mathematics curriculum and include probability, statistics, measurement, and geometry. ...more>> Noetic Learning: Your Online Math Learning Center - Li Kelty, Noetic Learning, LLC Offers a worksheet generator with online publishing capability, in the basic operations and money. See also Noetic Learning's online programs for gifted elementary students, summer enrichment and learning retention, and math contests. Free samples of ...more>> Olimpíada Brasileira de Matemática - Sociedade Brasileira de Matemática (SBM) The Olimpíada Brasileira de Matemática (OBM) is a competition open to all students enrolled in Brazil's fundamental or middle studies. Browse or download archived exam problems and solutions dating back to 1997. Read news about olympiads, or the journal ...more>> Online games and activities at Syvum - Syvum Technologies, Inc. Online activities for practicing practice addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, algebra, and word problems. Workbook-type activities are interactive, with automatic generation of tests, immediate grading, and a new set of problems ...more>> Open-Ended Assessment in Math - Cooney, Thomas J.; Sanchez, Wendy B.; Leatham, Keith; and Mewborn, Denise S. Over 450 open-ended, field-tested assessment items, distributed more or less equally among elementary, middle school, and high school grade levels. The questions relate to five major content areas, based on the NCTM Standards: number and operation; probability ...more>> Ostrich Llama Count - Examining Solution Methods - Suzanne Alejandre Activity, alignments, directions, extensions, and activity sheets that detail five ways to solve the Problem of the Week (PoW) "Ostrich Llama Count." Originally published in the March, 2013, issue of the CMC ComMuniCator, journal of the California Mathematics ...more>> Perplexus - flooble A large archive of mathematically inclined puzzles and problems displayed by category. Includes logic, number theory, geometry, probability and other problems. All are rated by difficulty and quality and discussed in depth by visitors. Most with solutions. ...more>> The Physics Classroom - Tom Henderson, hosted by StudyWorks! Online A physics tutorial for high school students, including explanations, animations, quizzes, and practice problems. ...more>> Planetqhe (Probabilistic Learning Activities Network) - David Kay Harris Out-of-the-ordinary probability problems. The site focuses on using methods of probability to solve counter-intuitive problems and deepen students' understanding and competence in the domain. Sections include: a brief history and rationale of the site; ...more>> Play With Your Math - Kelly, JOEY; and Yu, Xi Biweekly math problems that "require you to try, fail, and adjust many times before finding a solution." Each short, provocative question comes illustrated and ready to print out in large type on 33" × 40" dimensions: Space Race, Star Polygons, ...more>> Potent Problems - Institute for Studies in Educational Mathematics A database of problems that deepen understanding of mathematics through multiple answers, approaches to an answer, interpretations, extensions, perspectives on a mathematical idea, layers of complexity, or algorithms. Potent problem content topics include ...more>> Problem Solving Island - Samuel A. Rebelsky Challenging open-ended word problems on the topics of games, such as Blockade, Finger Multiplication, and The Word Pyramid; puzzles such as Error Correction, Error Detection, The Fake Coin, Friday the 13th, and Leap Birthdays; and problems based on figures, ...more>> Problem Solving - It Has to Begin with Noticing and Wondering - Hogan, Marie; and Alejandre, Suzanne Middle school teacher Marie Hogan observed as the Forum's Director of Professional Development modeled a full cycle of the Problems of the Week (PoWs) in Hogan's West Covina (CA) classroom. This co-authored article about their experience around the PoW ...more>> Public Outreach, Education, Teaching and Reaching Youth (POETRY) - Sten Odenwald, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) The goal of the IMAGE mission's education and public outreach program (POETRY) is to explain how solar storms affect the Earth, and to correct misconceptions about Earth's magnetic field, its radiation belts, and why we have aurora. Read the latest information ...more>> Puzzles A blog of math puzzles. Post your answers in the comments sections. ...more>> PuzzleUp - Emrehan Halici New problems and games posted every week in a contest format. Register, read the competition's rules, and browse the archive of past problems. ...more>> The Puzzling World of Barry R. Clarke - Barry R. Clarke Brain teasers from Clarke's column in The Daily Telegraph (UK) and from his various puzzle books: liar problems, logic teasers, number conundrums, matchstick puzzles, lateral mind-benders, and more. With links to other puzzles sites and an article on ...more>> Science Education at Jefferson Lab - Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab) Educational resources for students (homework help links; programs and events; games and puzzles; internships) and teachers (summer programs; reference links; distance learning programs; activities, worksheets, and games). See, in particular, Jefferson ...more>> Shooloo - Shooloo Inc. At Shooloo, students "discover the joy of writing their own math stories" by publishing original word problems, constructing viable arguments, critiquing the reasoning of others, and modeling real life with mathematics. Shooloo then presents the resulting ...more>> Smartkiddies Mathematics - Smartkiddies Mathematics Video lessons, interactive activities, maths games, number challenge drills, worksheets, assessments. Developed by experienced Australian teachers--all content is based on the Australian curriculum. Free to all schools and teachers during school hours; ...more>> Solve This! - ThinkQuest 2003 Information about eight famous mathematicians, with interactive quizzes, static problems and games. ...more>> Solving Math Word Problems - Hal Schneider A self-help tutor for grades 6-12, remedial math (all levels); and adults. Chapter titles: Elementary Math Rules; Working with "ONE"; Working with Fractions; The ' Word/Fraction' Technique; Elementary Algebra, Factoring & Ratios; Common Forms of Equations; ...more>> Solving Word Problems: Applications of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions (S.O.S. Mathematics) - Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, Univ. of Texas at El Paso To solve an exponential or logarithmic word problem, convert the narrative to an equation and solve the equation. Includes discussions of problems dealing with interest rates, mortgages, population, radioactive decay, and earthquakes. ...more>> Solving Word Problems (SMILE) - Barbara Trotter, O. A. Thorp Scholastic Academy A lesson for intermediate and upper grades designed to teach students several different techniques for solving word problems. From the Practical and Applied Math section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics ...more>> Starter of the Day - John Tranter, Transum Software There are 366 different Starters of The Day. They are activities designed for KS3 pupils to work on at the beginning of their Maths Lesson. The format lends itself to be projected from a data projector or used on an interactive whiteboard. A starter ...more>> Students' Interest for and Work with Applet-Enhanced Word Problems - Renninger, Sinclair, Hand, Stohl, Alejandre, and Underwood Article from the International Conference on Learning Sciences archive, Proceedings of the 6th international conference on Learning sciences. Abstract: Study of student interest for and work with interactive nonroutine mathematics problems (ESCOT Problems ...more>> Tennessee Sports Math Project - Gary Keplinger Sports-related activities for mathematics teachers in the sixth through ninth grade classrooms, with the goal of stimulatiing "at-risk" students. The site organizes problems by learning objectives or by sports activities, including baseball, football, ...more>> Test-Prep Mathematics Table of Contents - Pamela Cohen, Walter Antoniotti Free practice problems worksheets in whole numbers; fractions; decimals, ratios, rates, proportions, and percentages; exponents, roots, algebra, and geometry; using formulas to solve problems; multi-step word problems; and graphs, signed numbers, statistics, ...more>> The Truth Tree's Math and Logic Board - Bob Scott, Ron Savori A collection of math and logic problems, from Pascal's Pizza Parlor and Leaning Ladders to The Old Lady and the Eggs and The Rickety Table Disaster. Register to solve these and other problems and compete with other visitors to The Truth Tree. ...more>> Understanding Algebra - James Brennan, Boise State University In addition to "stuff to play with" on the web (a Graphing Applet (for exploring slope and intercepts of straight lines), a Prime Factorization Machine, a Prime Number List, a Quadratic Equation Solver, and a Quadratic Function Plotter), this book's full ...more>> Understanding 'Rate' Word Problems - Rick Garlikov A conceptual explanation of doing various kinds of math "rate" problems (e.g., "distance/speed/time" problems, problems involving combining work done by different agents working at different rates of speed, quantity/proportion problems, etc.). ...more>> Uniform-Motion Problems: Just Playing With Cars (SMILE) - David Drymiller, Morgan Park High School A lesson that uses battery-operated cars to teach students to solve uniform motion word problems using rate X time = distance; and gives them practice in measuring in the metric and English systems. From the Practical and Applied Math section of a collection ...more>> University of South Carolina High School Math Contests - David Sumner Problems from the University of South Carolina (USC) High School Math Contests, since 1994. Walk step by step through illustrated solutions to each problem using the "next step" button. The delivery of questions is designed for competitive timing. Also, ...more>>
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