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 Reason and Wonder - Michael Fenton Blog by a Fresno (California) junior high and high school mathematics teacher. Posts, which date back to March, 2013, have included "Estimation 180 Rocks"; "Quadratics Matching Activity, Take 2"; "Solved the Student Engagement Problem Yet? Me Neither"; ...more>> Recipes for Pi - Anna Weltman Blog born partly "out of a mixture of enthusiasm and anger about the ways that the world learns and shares math." Posts, which date back to February, 2012, have included "Tinker, Tinker, Algebra Student"; "Beauty Is a Math Art Class"; "The Mathematics ...more>> Rectangle Pattern Challenges - Cynthia Lanius Examine different stges of rectangle patterns, and describe what you must do to get from one to the next. Observe the designs looking for patterns. Use the symmetry of the design to help you count. Organize your information into a table. On square grid ...more>> Resource Room (Math Central) - University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada French version: Centre de ressources. A service of Math Central that allows mathematics educators to share resources having to do with math teaching. Submissions are stored in a database that can be browsed by educational level and curriculum strand, ...more>> Rich Maths Tasks to Engage - East Midlands Maths Network These teacher-made rich maths tasks in number, algebra, shape, and data handling emerged from a collaborative project run by Jon Stratford, Lead Practitioner for the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust (SSAT): arrangements, clock face, chocolate dilemma, ...more>> Rite Item - Jim Preston Software to download: ANYANGLE (Windows, DOS; a geometry solver that provides a method of finding answers to problems involving triangles, and offers scale views and supplementary data to back up the numerical results); and PARTYDOT (a program for creating ...more>> Roger Antonsen Site of the logician, mathematician, computer scientist, researcher, inventor, lecturer, science communicator, public speaker, and author of Logical Methods: The Art of Thinking Abstractly and Mathematically. Blog posts, which date back to 2013, have ...more>> SAMMO - Sinclair, Nathalie; Murphy, Pat; et al. Tools for exploring, creating, and doing mathematics. Sinclair's Java applets let middle school students explore appealing mathematical situations not normally included in school curricula while using fractions, ratios, decimal numbers, and other concepts ...more>> Scholastic Online Activities - Math - Scholastic, Inc. Lessons and activities for grades PreK-3 or 4-8, with sources listed: Kids USA Survey; Max's Math Adventures of interactive whiteboard-ready rhyming math activities, audio support, and printables; Math Maven's Mysteries; I Spy Oops Hoops; Math Hunt; and ...more>> Science, Engineering, and Technology for Youth - eXtension Lessons, news, articles, answers from experts, a glossary, and other science resources for young people. See especially Math in Child Care, which organizes suggestions for developing children's mathematical foundations into topics such as one-to-one correspondence ...more>> The Set Game Company - Set Enterprises Inc. SetGame is a family game of visual perception. Take the Java tutorial; learn the math behind the game (create a 3x3 magic square with SET cards, learn why the largest possible "no set" contains 20 cards, explore set theory and set operations involved ...more>> Shapari and Curvay - Spelunk Computing Windows software designed to allow children to produce abstract and fractal patterns from simple shapes and operations. Shapari offers 5 levels of difficulty, allowing children to challenge their visualization abilities by matching computer generated ...more>> Sieve of Eratosthenes - Interactive mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny Sieve of Eratosthenes with an interactive Java illustration. A slight modification of the Eratosthenes' algorithm leads to a different sieve that leaves out square numbers. The latter is also accompanied by a Java illustration. ...more>> Simeon's World of Magic - Bob Fay Interactive card tricks on the Web. Pick a card; whisper it out loud; Simeon will always remove it on the next page. ...more>> A Small Puzzle - Joe Fields The site offers a visual proof that the sum of the first n consecutive odd numbers is n^2, the "L"-decomposition. ...more>> Snowflakes - Kenneth G. Libbrecht "Your online guide to snowflakes, snow crystals, and other ice phenomena." Snow activities include instructions for using everday objects and dry ice to make your own snowflakes; for using glue to make plastic snowflake replicas ("snowflake fossils") ...more>> Sometimes We Learn Some Math Too - Jacqueline Sheppet Blog by a high school teacher in British Columbia. Posts, which date back to September, 2014, have included "Purple is the new math," "Forming a formative mindset," "A formula to understand," and "Do the ends justify the means?" ...more>> Some Variations on the Theme of Polyominos - Recmath Patterns that illustrate how the squares of polyominos are connected to each other. Examples of polyominos with a grid superimposed to illustrate the individual squares; with a line that joins the mid-point of two adjacent square if the squares are connected. ...more>> A Song About Pi - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek) A short biography of Irving Kaplansky, Director Emeritus of the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) in Berkeley, CA, and his analysis of the structure of complex songs. ...more>> Sorting and Analyzing (SMILE) - Vickie Townsend, Crown Fine Arts Community Academy A K-12 lesson designed to teach students to sort, compare, and analyze through exploring, observing, and examining concrete objects, and to recognize a bar graph. From the Patterns and Logic section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons ...more>> Sorting Through Life! (SMILE) - Barbette Flennoy, Joseph Stockton School A Kindergarten lesson designed to teach students how to sort objects by recognizing their attributes and, if possible, relate them to life. From the Patterns and Logic section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics ...more>> Spirals of Primes - Bryan Clair, University of Chicago This page will generate a spiral of numbers, with the primes marked as stars, and the composites as dots. The center of the spiral is marked with an 'X'. Specify the number at the center of the spiral below, and the width (and therefore also the height) ...more>> square root of negative one teach math - Amy Gruen Blog by a high school math teacher in Kansas. Posts, which date back to December, 2010, have included "Stations Review and Practice," "The Loop for Logs," "My Thoughts On Homework," "Everyone Failed (and What's Up With Probability?)," "Visualizing Volumes," ...more>> Step into 2nd Grade - Amy Lemons Blog by a second grade teacher in Texas who sells her original classroom materials on Teachers Pay Teachers. Dating back to May, 2011, her posts routinely feature snapshots of her colorful, cheerful supplies. Lemons' math posts have included "Addition ...more>> Stickets - Wanderlands A puzzle game for iPhone "that forgot Tetris existed": drag tri-colored L-shaped blocks onto a grid and tap contiguous, similarly colored areas comprised of three or more squares in an ongoing quest to preserve space on the grid. The app also challenges ...more>> Strategies for Finding Sequences - Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question A selection of answers to questions about strategies for finding sequences, such as "Write an expression to find the nth term of the following sequence: 3, 9, 18, 30, 45..." and "Find the following 2 terms and a formula for the nth term." ...more>> Strawberry Macaw's Puzzle Page Although simple, this collection of four logic puzzles provides a challenge for students of any age. The interactive puzzles are: The Fox, the Duck, and the Bag of Corn; The Three Gallon and Five Gallon Cans; The Twenty-Three Matches Game; and The Game ...more>> studio:ludens - Wouter Walmink and Alexander Rulkens Free online tools that "let you play with your own creativity," designed by two Dutch industrial and interaction designers in Eindhoven. Create your own patterns with Repper; your own tessellating coasters with Epa:kato; your own fractals and other complex ...more>> subtangent.com - Duncan Keith With Flash, explore interactive investigations such as Number Stairs and Diagonal Differences. Play Mathionaire, based on the popular TV game, but with maths questions. Quizzes include Function Machines, Number Properties, Pythagoras, and Quadratics 1. ...more>> A Su Doku solver Solvers for sudoku puzzles, with documentation, source code, and binaries. Frequently asked questions about this numeric puzzle include "Su Doku" or "Sudoku"? How does the solver work? How do I compose a Su Doku problem? How few cells could appear on ...more>> Sudoku Widget - Brian DeBoer Macintosh OS X users familiar with Dashboard use its mini-applications to perform common tasks and get fast access to information. The Sudoku Widget by Brian DeBoer generates random puzzles with four different levels of difficulty, has the option to show ...more>> SysteMATHics - Sigurd Andersen Based on a discipline started by John G. Bennett, systematics is an attempt to understand the meaning implicit in number. The three areas of mathematical exploration covered are triadic numbers; n-grams, number patterns expressed graphically using the ...more>> Taking a Workshop or Course - Annenberg Media Workshops and courses appropriate for preservice and inservice teachers, administrators, reformers, and policymakers. Supplemental video programs called teaching practices libraries are also available--they give a "fly-on-the-wall" view of real teachers ...more>> Tap Into Teen Minds - Kyle Pearce "Transforming mathematics education in an iPad paperless classroom." Posts, which date back to September, 2011, have included "Apple TV In The Classroom – The New Smart Board," "OAME Tap Into Teen Minds Educational Technology Presentation," "Problem Solving ...more>> Teacherarium - Milvidskaia, Yekaterina; and Tebelman, Tiana Teacher guides, statements of philosophy, assessments for growth, star rubrics, and more classroom resources by two eighth grade math teachers who "enjoy challenging our students through collaborative learning and sparking their mathematical curiosity." ...more>> Teachers' Lab - Annenberg Media Labs based on professional development series and workshops broadcast on the Annenberg/CPB Math and Science Project Channel. Each combines online activities with background information and interactive polls or worksheets for use in classrooms, with links ...more>> Teaching Ideas for Primary Teachers: Maths Math activities for ages 5-11 include a puzzle display, shapes worksheets, ideas for making a maths dictionary, a questioning technique, and many more games, worksheets, and activities for the classroom. ...more>> Teaching & Learning Perspective: Constructivism - John Pais Communicating Mathematics Using Heterogeneous Language and Reasoning. Mathematics is the science of patterns... Precisely how humans accomplish self-organization is still essentially unknown, but nevertheless has important consequences for structuring ...more>> Teaching Mathematics - Daniel Pearcy Pearcy has used this blog, subtitled "Questions, Ideas and Reflections on the Teaching of Mathematics," as a "journal of ideas, lessons, resources and reflections." Posts, which date back to October, 2011, have included "New Sunflower Applet: Fibonacci ...more>> Tessellations: An Application Of Simple Regular Polygons (SMILE) - Mary Racky, Kenwood School A lesson designed to develop basic skills making and identifying homogeneous tessellations, both regular and semiregular. From the Patterns and Logic section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative ...more>> themathlab.com Playful, interactive student-made problems, games, drills, lesson ideas, tools, "magic," and more. Lessons include practice problems which, when solved correctly, generate passwords that grant access to "treasure rooms." Lesson ideas include Algebachee ...more>> This is MegaMathematics! (MegaMath) - Nancy Casey; Los Alamos National Laboratory The frontier of mathematics is an exciting place, where mathematicians experiment and play with creative and imaginative ideas, many of them accessible to young children; others (infinity is a good example) whose profound mathematical importance is not ...more>> Time Engineers - Software Kids A CD-ROM game of interactive, open-ended engineering problems to solve by using math and science skills, designed to help middle and high school students explore and apply some of the fundamental principles of engineering. Time Engineers encourages trial-and-error ...more>> Toads And Frogs Puzzle - Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny An interactive exploration of the Toads and Frogs puzzle, also known as Hares and Tortoise; Sheep and Goats; Hop, Skip, Jump; and Traffic Jam. ...more>> To Classify Beans And Peas (SMILE) - Gwendolyn Williams, Adam Clayton Powell School A lesson designed to teach students to identify five different kinds of beans and three different kinds of peas, to record information on a bar graph, and to interpret the information given. From the Patterns and Logic section of a collection of almost ...more>> Tower of Hanoi - Math Forum, a Classic Problem from the Ask Dr. Math FAQ There are three posts. Disks of different sizes are placed on the lefthand post, arranged by size with the smallest on top. You are to transfer all the disks to the righthand post in the fewest possible moves, without ever placing a larger disk on a smaller ...more>> Tower of Hanoi on the Web - Miroslav Kolar The legend: A group of Eastern monks are the keepers of three towers on which sit 64 golden rings. Originally all 64 rings were stacked on one tower with each ring smaller than the one beneath. The monks are to move the rings from this first tower to ...more>> Tower of Hanoi (SMILE) - Paul Eubanks, Washington High School A lesson for grades 6-12 designed to teach students to discover a pattern and to evaluate an exponential expression. From the Patterns and Logic section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for ...more>> Traffic Jam Activity - Suzanne Alejandre A classroom activity (also called Hop, Skip, Jump) aligned to the NCTM and California Standards, to be explored through large movement experience, manipulatives, and an interactive Java applet. Students then revisit the activity, look for patterns, and ...more>> Traffic Jam - Math Forum Equal numbers of people face each other with one open slot between them. Everybody faces the open slot. If there are 6 people there will be 7 slots, 6 of which must always have people in them. People must attempt to exchange places without turning around. ...more>>
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