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Internet Mathematics Library:
- Fastball Fractions - France & Associates
- A fraction game with a baseball theme. (Mac-only). Sounds, animations, and
plays add to the enjoyment of the game while the users are working fraction
problems. Sound output can be controlled or turned off from within the program
for use in a classroom setting.
- Rivendell Educational Archive - Leigh Denault
- An educational archive of materials in botany, history, math, science, drama,
literature, philosophy, and art. Math resources include mathematician biographies, a
fractal image gallery, and a bibliography.
Math Market - Diane Bundy
Math drills designed to be fun. A Mac freeware program that allows students
to test their counting (number sequences), addition, subtraction, and
multiplication. Each correct answer pays $5 to spend at the Market. While
answering questions, students watch the piggy bank grow and grow - you can
even burst the piggy bank! Then off the the market, where you can buy an
assortment of items from diamonds to fishing poles. A summary sheet shows
how many problems were done and all the items purchased.
The Math Tutor - D. L. Raun
- Software to download or use online: a K-12 computer math tutorial offering
games, assignments, progress tests, and challenge problems. Includes an evaluation
of student math skills, an automatic assignment of problems to overcome weaknesses,
and an automatic grading system.
- MathKeys - Houghton Mifflin Company and MECC
- A K-6 Mac and Windows software series for Kindergarten. Supports any K-6
math program, combining graphic representations of manipulatives with
mathematical symbols and writing tools to provide students with the power to
explore mathematical concepts in a variety of ways, to develop clear
understanding, and to communicate that understanding with others. Designed
to support the NCTM goals for increased mathematical literacy, which suggest
that computers serve "as tools to assist students with the exploration and
discovery of concepts and with the transition from concrete experience to
abstract mathematical ideas."
- Measurement in Motion - Learning In Motion
- Most measurement-based learning activities pretend that the world stands
still. It doesn't. Measurement in Motion helps students measure and analyze
anything that can be pictured or filmed. With easy-to-use measurement tools,
learners create points, lines, angles, areas, and numeric data on each
changing frame of the movie. Students can display information in numeric
tables, line graphs, bar charts, histograms, or scatter plots. Download a
- Shapari - Spelunk Computing
- Windows 95/98/NT software that emphasizes abstract thinking, creativity,
and open-ended exploration for ages 4 and up. Designed to allow children to
produce intriguing abstract and fractal patterns from simple shapes and
operations, the program offers 5 levels of difficulty, allowing children to
challenge their visualization abilities by matching computer generated
patterns. Shapari's aim is to combine the qualities of yesterday's classic
toys with today's technology.
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