 Daniel Willingham
From the author of Why Don't Students Like School? and When Can You Trust the Experts? (subtitled: "How to tell good science from bad in education"). See, in particular, Willingham's articles, such as "Why transfer is hard," "Why students remember or
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 A Database of Sample Statistics Quiz Questions  Brian Schott, Ed.; Business Statistics, Georgia State University
In the 1970s the National Science Foundation developed a 3003page set of statistics quiz questions and answers. This site is a collection of 811 of those questions and answers, with links to the full database, arranged to complement the Introduction
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 The Data Library  Pat Daley
Ongoing datasharing projects, downloadable Excel spreadsheets, and other sources of data on the Web. Collaborative Projects  specific data collection projects that teachers and their students may become a part of; Data Sets that can be downloaded as
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 David Bruce Wilson
David Bruce Wilson researches probability, combinatorics, and theoretical computer science. Abstracts of his articles on these subjects are available on the web and may be downloaded in PostScript or .dvi formats. Software available for download includes
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 David Sumner's Home Page  David Sumner
Study guides, exams, quizzes, problem sets, exam review materials, utilities, programs and simulations, syllabi, and other materials for courses such as calculus, sequences and series, graph theory, number theory and cryptography, and probability. The
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 Deal or No Deal > Game  NBC
A Flash version of the television game show hosted by Howie Mandel. Begin by choosing one of 26 briefcases. Each contains cash  as little as one cent to as much as one million dollars. Then either stay with your original briefcase choice or make a "deal"
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 Deckulator  Michael B. Moore
For your collectible trading card games, especially Magic: the Gathering. Deckulator calculates the percentage that a card combination will occur in the first cards dealt off the top of the deck. The calculator uses multivariate hypergeometric distribution.
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 Demos with Positive Impact  David R. Hill and Lila F. Roberts
A collection of classroom demonstrations that use some form of instructional technology. The authors invite others to submit demos and provide them with feedback on the demos already collected. Demos are organized under the levels of Pre Calculus, Calculus
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 Dice and Valentine's Day Symmetries (Math Chat)  Frank Morgan; Christian Science Monitor
A dice challenge from S. H. Logue: The six faces of four dice have these numbers on them: A 1 1 5 5 5 5 B 4 4 4 4 4 4 C 3 3 3 3 7 7 D 2 2 2 6 6 6. You and your opponent each choose one die to use throughout the game. Each round you both roll, and the
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 Did You Know? Applications of Statistics  Ian Gordon; University of Melbourne, Australia
Short stories about the application of statistics in different fields: Analysis of Gambling Strategies; Random surgical operations; TV phonein polls; Was it the orange juice?; Sunlight and skin cancer; Firefighters cause damage?!; What was the question
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 Digital Math  Santa Barbara County Education Office
A site to assist Algebra I, Grade 7, and Grade 6 students, their parents, and educators with the California State Mathematics Content Standards. Log in for Quicktime that provides stepbystep instruction to solve problems aligned with the mathematics
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 Discussiones Mathematicae  Borowiecki; Technical University of Zielona Góra, Poland
Four journals: Differential Inclusions, Control and Optimization; General Algebra and Applications; Graph Theory; and Probability and Statistics. Information for each journal includes a general description, subscription information, list of editors,
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 DLK MathsWork Software
Selfdifferentiating, topicspecific math software for Windows 3.1 and above, on number, shape and space, and data handling. All of the practice modules have on screen monitoring at three levels. Six problem modules designed to improve users' application
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 Dominique Foata
Dominique Foata is a mathematician specializing in combinatorics. Abstracts of his papers are available online, and they may be downloaded in .dvi, PostScript, or TeX formats. The site also contains a summary and errata for the textbook Calcul des Probabilités,
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 Drunkard Walk  Vladimir Gusev
An applet illustrating the onedimensional drunkard walk algorithm, which describes the process of molecular diffusion in an equilibrium gas.
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 education.ti.com  Texas Instruments, Inc.
Texas Instruments calculator resources and educational solutions: product information; free program downloads; classroom activities, including both a test prep section and a free, collaborative forum for sharing favorite activities that use TI technology,
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 EduWare  EduWare, Inc.
Eduware Software lets teachers create exams for any subject or from test banks of Regents questions for Science, Social Studies, Foreign Languages, and Math, using the Wizard Test Maker program. Math subjects include logic, algebra, geometry, the coordinate
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 EduWizardS
Math tutoring and homework help service. Review the educational background, experience, fees, and ratings of tutors, then book a session with voice chat, whiteboard, and textchat. Tutors adjust lesson pace "to a student's ability and guide them where
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 Ejercicios Resueltos de Matemáticas  Sergio De Los Santos
Ejercicios resueltos para bajar (en forma Excel): Fórmulas, Aritmética; Álgebra; Trigonometría; Geometría analítica; Cálculo, Estadística, y Física.
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 Ejercicios y Problemas de Matemática  Pablo Mateus
Ejercicios y problemas de números (natural, entero, racional, real), estadística, ecuaciones, funciones, análisis combinatorio, probabilidad, trigonometria, geometria, y más. También, um glosario y consejo sobre pruebas
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 Election Analytics  University of Illinois
Uptotheminute estimates for the probabilities of all federal elections that take place in a year when Americans vote for U.S. President: who will assume the presidency, who will control the United States Senate, and the House of Representatives. With
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 Electronic Journal of Probability & Electronic Communications in Probability (EJPECP)  Institute of Mathematical Statistics
Two electronic journals, EJP and ECP. Abstracts, postscript, and PDF files of contents starting in 1996; author index; subscription and submission information.
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 Electronic Journals in Mathematics  Dept. of Mathematics, Univ. at Albany
Links to electronic journals for mathematics, and those publishing both electronically and on paper. Examples: The Electronic Journal of Combinatorics; The Electronic Journal of Differential Equations; Electronic Journal of Probability and Electronic
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 Elementary Math Enrichment  Beth Schaubroeck
Free mathematics enrichment materials for accelerated 4th and 5th graders. The 70 lessons, grouped into 12 different units, include solutions and teacher guides: Ancient Mathematics (Mayan math, in base 20; and Egyptian math, which lacks zero), Baseball
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 Elementary Resources: Math  Iram Khan and James Horner, CanTeach
CanTeach was created to assist teachers in finding and using resources online. The authors have emphasized lesson plans, resources, and links which have a Canadian focus. The elementary math resources are organized into these categories: numbers, patterns
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 El Niño Unveiled  Marcia Barton, Susan Freeman; Louisiana State University
What is El Niño? This threeday interdisciplinary Webquest for middle grades students combines natural history, math, and writing to introduce activities and research centered around El NiñoSouthern Oscillation (ENSO)  its history, cause,
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 Encarta Online  Microsoft Corporation
Browse or search for math lessons and activities for K12 students and teachers, from problem solving to probability and more.
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 Energy for Markov Chains [PDF]  Peter G. Doyle
A "very preliminary" paper touching on the Dirichlet principle, Escape probabilities and commuting time, The Monotonicity Law, and a Probabilistic interpretation of energy. PostScript and source file are available from Doyle's site.
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 ENT: A Pseudorandom Number Sequence Test Program  John Walker
A program that performs various tests on a number sequence to analyze its degree of randomness. Download includes the MSDOS file ent.exe, C++ source code, and a Makefile to run ent in Unix. Links to a Java chisquare calculator.
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 Equation Search  Octahedron, LLC
Browse common equations in algebra, geometry, trigonometry, calculus, probability, and finance; or perform keyword searches by equation name, variable name, constant name, and category.
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 ESAIM: P&S  Probability and Statistics  EDP Sciences
An electronic journal created to publish original research and survey papers in the area of probability and statistics, covering theoretical and practical aspects in any field of these domains. Of particular interest are methodological developments with
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 ESCOT (Educational Software Components of Tomorrow) Problems of the Week  Math Forum
An interactive problem of the week service offered from 1999 until 2001. ESCOT is an NSFfunded research grant that developed interactive Java applets to help middle school learners understand typically difficult math concepts, for example, fractions
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 Estimation of Pi (MSTE)  Nicholas Exner; University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign (UIUC)
A Java applet that estimates the value of pi by firing random data points at a circle inscribed within a square. The probability of a data point landing within the circle is a ratio of the circle's area to the area of the square.
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 e to the i pi  Kevin Bertman
Investigations for teachers to use in mathematics classes. Posts include Phantom Traffic Jams (velocities); Hypotrochoids (Spirographs); Cartograms; Rogue Waves; Fractal Trees; Stereoscopic Images; Six Degrees of Separation; Shoelaces (applying the Pythagorean
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 Everyday Mathematics: A Parent's Handbook K5  Oswego School District
Classroom routines, standards by grade level, examples, glossary, and other resources. Learn about number families, number stories, games such as factor captor, and algorithms such as addition by partialsums, subtraction by countingup, lefttoright,
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 The Evil Twin Strategy For a Football Pool  Joseph DeStefano, Peter Doyle, J. Laurie Snell
A paper that appeared in the "American Mathematical Monthly," on the mathematics of a novel idea for winning a betting pool.
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 Exactly How Is Math Used In Technology?  Mathematics Dept., British Columbia Institute of Technology
A table of examples of how various areas of mathematics are applied to various areas of technology. Areas of technology include biomedical engineering, food technology, building technology, chemical sciences, civil and structural engineering, graphics
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 Excel Math  AnsMar Publishers, Inc.
Excel Math is a mathematics curriculum for Kindergarten through Sixth grade students. Students are repeatedly given practice in the use of the concepts, following their introduction, so that they retain them and develop a solid foundation on which to
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 Fair Play and Dreidel  Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
For centuries, Jews have played the game of dreidel as part of the festivities associated with Hanukkah. Surprisingly, it turns out that this ancient game is also an unfair game. In 1976, Robert Feinerman of Herbert H. Lehman College (CUNY) in Bronx,
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 Family or Child First?  Math Forum, a Classic Problem from the Ask Dr. Math FAQ
In a twochild family, one child is a boy. What is the probability that the other child is a girl? Discusses the difference between choosing the child first and choosing the family first, and why they're mathematically different.
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 FanGraphs
Major and minor league baseball statistics and analysis, including graphs, splits, game logs, play logs, spray charts, plate discipline, PITCHf/x, strike zone heat maps, and more for every ballplayer and team.
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 Financial Noise  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
The conventional view of stock markets and their behavior is that the price of a stock reflects all the information available on that stock. In this model, any variations in price would correspond to the arrival of new information. Some of that information
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 Finite Mathematics & Applied Calculus Resource Page  Waner, Costenoble; Hofstra University
Online interactive tutorials  Algebra Review, Finite Mathematics, and Calculus  based on Finite Mathematics Applied to the Real World, Calculus Applied to the Real World, and Finite Mathematics and Calculus Applied to the Real World. Topic Summaries;
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 First Digits  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
Take a look at a newspaper page listing stock market prices. You might think that each of the numbers from 1 to 9 would occur equally often among the first digits of all the listed prices. Instead, however, you're very likely to find that numbers starting
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 Flooble :: Perplexus  Lev Epshteyn
A searchable, categorized collection of all sorts of puzzles, from simple logic questions and word tricks to indepth math problems in probability and geometry. Users can talk to one another and collaborate on solutions, as well as post their own problems
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 Following Benford's Law, or Looking Out for No.1  Malcolm W. Browne; The New York Times Company
An article from the New York Times on the Web: Dr. Theodore P. Hill asks his mathematics students at the Georgia Institute of Technology to go home and either flip a coin 200 times and record the results, or merely pretend to flip a coin and fake 200
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 Football World Cup Simulation  Alan Parr, NRICH Maths
A dice game for students, simulating World Cup football (U.S.: soccer) play results, with varying degrees of complexity.
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 Fractals in Science: Simulations  Center for Polymer Studies, Boston University
Handson activities, laboratory experiments, and interactive visualization programs that encourage students to explore how fundamentally random microscopic events can give rise to fractal macroscopic patterns. An image gallery and fractal related software
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 Fractions, Cycles, and Time  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
In ancient times, people had to confront awkward numbers in astronomical contexts when they compared the motions of the sun and moon. The unfailing, daily passages of the sun across the sky and the corresponding movements of the stars at night represented
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 Freakonometrics  Arthur Charpentier
Blog by a Montreal professor of actuarial science "addicted to R." Posts, which date back to March, 2007, have included "Dynamic dependence ordering for Archimedean copulas and distorted copulas," "Pricing catastrophe options in incomplete markets," "Estimation
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