Welcome to the Math Forum a WebCT community. We have three ambitious goals planned for our session today. They are:
- to give you an overview of The Math Forum;
- to present a sample of the activities we have used with teachers; and
- to discuss ways you can take advantage of the Math Forum's services.
The Math Forum - http://mathforum.org/
An online community of teachers, students, researchers, parents, educators, and citizens at all levels who have an interest in math and math education.
Ask Dr. Math - http://mathforum.org/dr.math/
The Math Forum's question and answer service for K-12 math students and their teachers. A searchable archive is available by level and topic, together with a FAQ and Classic Problems section.
Teacher2Teacher - http://mathforum.org/t2t/
The panel of teaching professionals, Teacher2Teacher Associates, is available to answer questions. Topics can range from classroom teaching techniques to finding good Internet resources for professional development.
Problems of the Week - http://mathforum.org/pow/
A project designed to challenge students with non-routine problems and to encourage them to verbalize their solutions.
Discussion Groups, Special Discussion Projects - http://mathforum.org/discussions/
The Math Forum's epigone discussion archives include mathematics and math education-related newsgroups, mailing lists, and Web-based discussions. (Math-Teach, Numeracy, Geometry-Pre-College, K-12 Math Education, Math History List, NCTM Standards 2000)
Math Forum Internet News - http://mathforum.org/electronic.newsletter/
An electronic newsletter sent out via e-mail once a week to those who subscribe, archived on the Web and as a Web discussion. It offers site tips (what we have at the Math Forum and how to find it), notes about new math onsite or on the Internet, questions and answers from the Math Forum's interactive math projects (Ask Dr. Math, Problems of the Week), suggestions for K-12 teachers and students, and pointers to key issues in mathematics and math education.
Math Resources by Subject - http://mathforum.org/math.topics.html
Recommended resources by subject for K-12 students (Arithmetic, Algebra,
Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Probability & Statistics, Discrete Math);
College students (Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Probability & Statistics,
Discrete Math, Linear Algebra, Differential Equations, Modern Algebra, Analysis);
and Advanced level (Modern Algebra, Analysis, Discrete Math, Geometry, Numerical
Analysis, Differential Equations, Game Theory & Programming).
Forum Web Units and Lessons - http://mathforum.org/web.units.html
The Math Forum is committed to being a resource built upon the activity of the teachers, students, and researchers who use it.
Math Forum Searches - http://mathforum.org/grepform.html
We have over 600,000 pages so this is quite an extensive search. You may also search each specific area, which may give you a more focused, and in the case of the discussion groups, a more thorough search.