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  1. Fraction Help - Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher FAQ
    Answers to a frequently asked question: How do I help students learn about fractions? more>>

  2. Fractions, Decimals, Percentages - Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
    What are simple, complex, and compound fractions? How do you convert decimals and percentages to fractions? more>>

  3. Fractions (S.O.S. Mathematics) - Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, Univ. of Texas at El Paso
    A math review for people who have forgotten what they once knew about fractions. Simple fractions (Identification; Factoring Integers; Reducing Fractions; Multiplication; Division; Building Fractions; Addition; Subtraction; Order of Operations). Complex Fractions, Compound Fractions, Decimals, Percentage. more>>

  4. Fractions (The Math League) - Mark Motyka; Math League Multimedia
    A page of information about fractions, from prime numbers and factoring to repeating decimals. more>>

  5. Introduction to Fractions for Primary Students - Varnelle Moore
    A Web unit designed to introduce young children (K-2) to beginning concepts in fractions: equal parts, divide and shade, parts to whole, and writing fractions. Each lesson includes an interactive, manipulative-based project, technology, paper/pencil practice, and literature connections. Helpful links and teacher support extension ideas are also provided including alignment to NCTM Standards. more>>

  6. No Matter What Shape Your Fractions Are In - Cynthia Lanius
    Students explore geometric models of fractions and discover relations among them, reinforcing their knowledge of fractions by using online pattern block activities. The lessons are designed for students to work independently or with guidance from the teacher. Lessons should be printed so students can draw and color the appropriate shapes. Teachers notes are included. more>>

  7. Teaching and Learning About Decimals - Steinle, Stacey and Chambers; Univ. of Melbourne, Australia
    A resource for teachers that explains the mathematical, psychological and pedagogical ideas needed to teach students to work confidently with decimal numbers. Contents include: Background (main ideas, what learners find hard); Case Studies (video interviews and tests with six people who show different, but common, wrong ideas); Teaching (survey of approaches, tests, ideas for lessons, educational software to download); and a Glossary. more>>

  8. A Tour of Fractions - Math Forum
    The Web often seems more like a maze than an organized set of resources. To help you find what you need, the Math Forum presents a 'tour' of fractions, offering links to lessons, activities, and materials, questions and answers from Ask Dr. Math, and recommended software, grouped by level (elementary, middle school, high school). Material on fractals is included. more>>


 
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  1. 10th Grade Math Assignments - Richard Briston
    A math teacher designs Web pages to serve as monthly math assignments, and as an introduction to the Internet and e-mail for his students at St.Mildred's-Lightbourn School in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. Student solutions are included for some assignments. ...more>>

  2. 11 Plus Exams - Nick George
    Interactive math tests, with detailed explanations. ...more>>

  3. 19th Century Schoolbooks - University of Pittsburgh
    Search the full text of dozens of antique books used to learn and practice arithmetic and other mathematical subjects in the schools of 1800's America. Browse scanned images (gif or PDF) of centuries-old pages, or search for text within primers, readers, ...more>>

  4. 2002 Puzzle - Judy Brown
    For students in grades 3-12 with a general knowledge of mathematics. Use the digits in the year 2002 and the operations +, -, x, , sqrt (square root), ^ (raise to a power), and ! (factorial), along with grouping symbols, to write expressions for ...more>>

  5. 2003 Puzzle - Judy Brown
    For students in grades 3-12 with a general knowledge of mathematics. Use the digits in the year 2003 and the operations +, -, x, , sqrt (square root), ^ (raise to a power), and ! (factorial), along with grouping symbols, to write expressions for ...more>>

  6. 2004 Mathematics Puzzle - Judy Ann Brown
    For students in grades 3-12 with a general knowledge of mathematics. Use the digits in the year 2004 and the operations +, -, x, , sqrt (square root), ^ (raise to a power), and ! (factorial), along with grouping symbols, to write expressions for ...more>>

  7. 2005 Mathematics Puzzle - Judy Ann Brown
    For students in grades 3-12 with a general knowledge of mathematics. Use the digits in the year 2005 and the operations +, -, x, , sqrt (square root), ^ (raise to a power), and ! (factorial), along with grouping symbols, to write expressions for the ...more>>

  8. 2006 Mathematics Puzzle - Judy Ann Brown
    For students in grades 3-12 with a general knowledge of mathematics. Use the digits in the year 2006 and the operations +, -, x, , ^ (raised to a power), sqrt (square root), and ! (factorial), along with grouping symbols, to write expressions for the ...more>>

  9. 2007 Mathematics Puzzle - Judy Ann Brown
    For students in grades 3-12 with a general knowledge of mathematics. Use the digits in the year 2007 and the operations +, -, x, , ^ (raised to a power), sqrt (square root), and ! (factorial), along with grouping symbols, to write expressions for the ...more>>

  10. 2009 Annual Meeting Webcasts - National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
    Presentations from this year's annual meeting in Washington, DC, for Windows Media Player: Opening Session - Hank Kepner, Pedro Noguera; Equity: the Most Important and Challenging Issue Facing Our Schools - Julian Weissglass; With an Eye on the Mathematical ...more>>

  11. 2009 Mathematics Puzzle
    For students in grades 3-12 with a general knowledge of mathematics. Use the digits in the year 2009 and the operations +, -, x, , ^ (raised to a power), sqrt (square root), and ! (factorial), along with grouping symbols, to write expressions for the ...more>>

  12. 2010 Mathematics Puzzle
    For students in grades 3-12 with a general knowledge of mathematics. Use the digits in the year 2010 and the operations +, -, x, , ^ (raised to a power), sqrt (square root), and ! (factorial), along with grouping symbols, to write expressions for the ...more>>

  13. 30 Second Challenge: The Fun Way to Learn Mathematics - Norman D. Lock
    e-Books (PDF format) that provide an entertaining approach to developing mental arithmetic skills. ...more>>

  14. ABCya.com - ABCya.com, L.L.C.
    Free educational math games that introduce basic computer skills: Geometry Practice, Addition with Manipulatives, Subtraction Match Game, Math Facts Basketball, Interactive 100 Number Chart, Math Bingo, Place Value Shoot-Out, Fraction Tiles, Tower of ...more>>

  15. Active Worksheets - David Womersley, Active Maths Limited
    Formerly known as the Worksheet Factory, you can create worksheets online for an annual subscription fee: click on the "change" button and watch the numbers, angles, shapes or equations change; click on the "print" button to print a pupil worksheet and ...more>>

  16. Activity Resources - Activity Resources Inc.
    Created by Mary Laycock for mathematics teachers, with the goal of providing a real understanding of mathematics through hands-on (manipulative) activities. Purchase books and manipulatives on arithmetic, base ten, red and blue blocks, Cuisenaire rods, ...more>>

  17. Adding Mixed Numbers with Unlike Denominators (SMILE) - Camille Gales, Edward Coles Elementary School
    A 7th grade lesson designed to provide students with practice in adding mixed fractions with unlike denominators. From the Arithmetic section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement. ...more>>

  18. Adding/Subtracting Fractions - Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
    A selection of answers to questions about adding and subtracting fractions, including how to find common denominators. ...more>>

  19. Alan Hensel's homepage - Alan Hensel
    Instantaneously convert from decimals to fractions, as you type, with this JavaScript calculator. Hensel, a software developer, also offers a Java version of Conway's Game of Life, as well as interactive Twixt Quarterboard puzzles (Ajax) and a Twixt commentator ...more>>

  20. Algebra.Help - John Traker
    Algebra.help is an online resource designed to help people learn algebra. It offers lessons to teach or refresh old skills, calculators that show how to solve problems step-by-step, and interactive worksheets for testing skills. To be notified of updates ...more>>

  21. Alive Maths/Maths à Vivre - Nathalie Sinclair
    Hands-on, interactive "microworlds," in which students investigate patterns and relationships, pose questions, play with the variables, and solve problems: Play with Lulu on a grid; practice triangle reflections; play with fractions and decimal patterns ...more>>

  22. All About Decimals (AAA Math) - John Banfill
    Interactive math exercises, lessons, and games to teach naming, adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, and converting decimals. ...more>>

  23. All About Fractions (AAA Math) - John Banfill
    Interactive math exercises, lessons, and games covering identifying, adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, and converting fractions. ...more>>

  24. All About Percents (AAA Math) - John Banfill
    Interactive math exercises, lessons, and games covering finding, converting, and using percents. ...more>>

  25. A+ Math
    A site developed to help elementary school students improve their math skills interactively, offering: educational math games (learn basic operations and geometry by playing MATHO - bingo and math combined; Hidden Picture; and Concentration), Web flash ...more>>

  26. Amby's Math Instruction, Reinforcement, and Learning Activities - Amby Duncan-Carr
    Step-by-step tutorials, with auto-scoring quizzes: order of operations, solving word problems, properties of numbers, prime numbers, prime factorization, greatest common factors (GCF), least common multiples (LCM), simplifying (reducing) fractions, changing ...more>>

  27. Analysis & Knowledge - Sanford Aranoff
    Download data analysis software, such as Patterns, which analyzes and charts trends in stock market using Andrews concepts. See also this former Rutgers University physics professor and current high school educator's thoughts on teaching and help file ...more>>

  28. Answer Ace - MathSupport Co.
    A Windows 95/98/NT math problem solver that helps students learn or review arithmetic, pre-algebra, and basic algebra skills. Students enter specific problems and the software provides answers along with step-by-step help. A free trial is available for ...more>>

  29. Arithmetic (Funk & Wagnalls Multimedia Encyclopedia) - Lycos Zone: Mathematics
    A short article on arithmetic: fundamental definitions and laws; theory of divisors; fractions; and decimals. ...more>>

  30. Arithmetics WARM UPS - Cornick, Jonathan; Guy, G. Michael; Russell, Andrew S. H.; and Holt, Robert J.
    This free, open, online supplement to the Arithmetics WARM UPS Textbook provides practice with place value, arithmetic, order of operations, word problems, and more. Rendered in MathJax, each "lab" in this "no calculator zone" instantly scores multiple ...more>>

  31. The Bad Maths Pool - Danny Nicholson
    A UK teacher trainer's Flickr photo group "for all those images of crazy special offers and examples of things that just don't add up." Pictures, which date back to August, 2010, primarily consist of retail advertisements gone wrong with bulk discounting, ...more>>

  32. Basic Mathematics - Jetser Carasco
    Short, instructive articles that explain fractions, ratio and proportion, number theory, basic geometry, graphs, decimals, percents, and some algebra. This site, created by a math major who has taught high school math since 2008, also offers free math ...more>>

  33. Basic Math - SPEED Software, Inc.
    Download PC shareware demos of arithmetic drill programs. With Math Flash Cards, customize your own deck of flash cards to practice adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing. With Fraction Flash Card, design your own deck of flash cards to practice ...more>>

  34. BasketMath Interactive - Robert Cummings, Science Academy Software
    Science Academy Software's BasketMath online interactive application drill and practice site offers auto-scoring questions in arithmetic, rounding and writing numbers, order of operations, factoring, adding or multiplying signed numbers, calculating perimeter ...more>>

  35. BEATCALC Archive - Math Forum
    An archive of B. Clay's BEATCALC weekly mailing list. Amaze your friends by memorizing a few simple rules and doing mental math tricks faster than they can do them on a calculator. Squaring, multiplying, dividing, adding, and subtracting numbers; finding ...more>>

  36. A Bibliography of Mathematics Education - Paul Ernest, University of Exeter, U.K.
    A 1994 electronic bibliography prepared for students at the University of Exeter, U.K. Contents: Society, Diversity And Mathematics Education; The Learning Of Mathematical Topics; The Psychology Of Learning Mathematics; Teaching Approaches And Resources ...more>>

  37. Bowland Maths - Bowland Charitable Trust
    Case study problems and lessons designed to develop thinking, reasoning and problem solving skills in UK math pupils ages 11-14. In particular, download series of stand-alone assessment items that challenge students to estimate the number of descendants ...more>>

  38. Break-Tru Software - David Giordano
    Math shareware and freeware downloads for the PC include Quick Conversion, which converts distance measures such as inches, feet, yards, rods, furlongs, miles, and leagues to and from metric units such as meters; Fractions n Decimals, which converts mixed ...more>>

  39. By the Numbers - Kinder Magic Software
    Practice basic consumer math skills with Java applets that pace you though arithmetic problems, step by step: addition or subtraction of whole numbers or of decimals, percent mark-up, multiplication by one- and two-digit numbers, multiplying decimals, ...more>>

  40. CalculateWhat - Colin Fagras
    Free online calculators. In addition to covering math topics such as algebra, geometry, and statistics, CalculateWhat crunches numbers on topics financial, scientific, and -- under a category called "miscellaneous" -- more whimsical and topical in nature. ...more>>

  41. Calculating Car Payments - Barbara Christopher
    Lesson plan with the objectives of using a formula containing complex fractions and large exponents to calculate a monthly car payment, using the order of operations while putting such a formula into a scientific calculator, and seeing a very practical ...more>>

  42. A Calculator
    JavaScript calculators: the four basic operations, average, arithmetic congruence, greatest common divisor (GCD), least common multiple (LCM), radical simplifier, word converter that writes out numerals, and more. ...more>>

  43. Calculators On-Line Center: Part II - Mathematics - Martindale's Reference Desk
    Over 7,420 calculators for: Unit Conversion (Time, Distance, Length, Speed, Weight, etc.); Abacus; Basic Math; Complex Mathematics; Complex Math Education; Complex Math Calculators by Specialty: Algebra and Linear Algebra; Algorithms; Calculus; Central ...more>>

  44. Car Budget Activity - Lawrence Klepinger
    A handout from The Internet TESL Journal, Vol. III, No. 7, July 1997 (English as a second language). The activity can easily be adapted for different countries and is designed to show the importance of good budgeting and basic common sense when planning ...more>>

  45. Cascade Math Systems - Cascade Math Systems LLC
    Narrated screencasts of a multi-sensory approach to reviewing or refreshing understanding of patterns, whole numbers, fractions, integers, and more. See also Cascade Math's YouTube channel. ...more>>

  46. The Center for Game Science
    Makers of free online fraction games such as Treefrog Treasure, Refraction, and Creature Capture. The Center for Game Science also offers its research publications on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) games for scientific discovery; for ...more>>

  47. Center for Technology and Teacher Education - Curry School of Education, University of Virginia
    An interdisciplinary group that develops materials to prepare teachers to use technology to enhance and extend students' learning of mathematics. This site offers activities using graphing calculators, The Geometer's Sketchpad, Microsoft Excel, the ExploreMath.com ...more>>

  48. Coastal Computer Company
    An educational software company. Math titles, AlgebraMAKER and MathMAKER, drill students in basic skills, explaining the solution to each problem. Samples of these programs are available for download. ...more>>

  49. Collaborative Maths Resources - Collaborative Learning Project
    Freely downlaod PDFs of "talk-for-learning" lesson plans such as "12 and 24 hour Card Sorting" (clock times), "Buy a Ted" (collect all the parts of a teddy bear, which introduces the concepts such as exact amounts and making change), "Factors Four in ...more>>

  50. Common Mistakes in College Mathematics - Eric Schechter
    Pointers for students about mistakes in general mathematics and calculus. Errors include: everything is additive, loss of invisible parentheses, incorrect writing of fractions, derivative of x to the x, unbalanced differentials, and naive answers for ...more>>


 
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