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- Algebrahelp.com (http://www.algebrahelp.com/)
Algebra help is a large database of lessons, calculators, and worksheets developed to help teachers and students succeed in algebra. The site contains step by step instructions for completing hundreds of algebra problems. Teachers can use it to find free worksheets and resources and students can use it for homework help.
- EconEdLink (http://www.econedlink.org/)
EconEdLink is a database of Internet-based economic lessons for K-12 teachers and students. The site contains complete lessons, teaching tips, current events, datalinks, and more.
- Math Playground (http://www.mathplayground.com/)
This award-winning math site teaches elementary and middle school level math concepts through videos, games, word problems, and puzzles. It was created by math teachers and programmers in order to make learning math fun.
- Math-Drills.com (http://www.math-drills.com/)
includes over 6000 free math worksheets with answer keys. Teachers can use the worksheets to assess students' mastery of basic math facts, to give extra practice, and to teach new strategies. Parents can use the worksheets to give their child extra practice with essential math skills.
- CensusScope (http://www.censusscope.org/)
is an easy-to-use tool with eye-catching graphics for investigating U.S. demographic trends. Figure out where you fit in with demographic maps showing many of the most important social tendencies affecting this country.
- Wolfram Demonstrations Project (http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/)
is an open-code resource that uses dynamic computation to illuminate concepts in science, technology, mathematics, art, finance, and other fields. It introduces a new paradigm for exploring ideas and gives you the power to easily create interactive visualizations.
- ABCya! (http://www.abcya.com/index.htm)
is a new way for elementary students to learn through educational games and activities. The activities are modeled from primary grade lessons and enhanced to provide an interactive way to learn. The lessons incorporate content areas such as math and reading while introducing basic computer skills.
- Math Archives (http://archives.math.utk.edu/index.html)
is a comprehensive site for mathematics on the Internet that provides access to a wide variety of resources. Its main emphasis is on teaching materials including a collection of educational software.
- Webmath.com (http://www.webmath.com/)
offers you help with general math, K-8 math, algebra, geometry, calculus, and more. You will find instant answers to your questions and step-by-step solutions to problems you may have to solve.
- Math for Kindergarten (http://www.kidzone.ws/math/kindergarten.htm)
is an excellent site to get math worksheets to trace, to color, to draw, to connect dots, to match, and more. You can find worksheets for addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, geometry, and word problems.
- Lessons & Links (http://mathstar.lacoe.edu/lessonlinks/welcome.html)
helps you get a basic understanding of the use of terms, variables and how to write algebraic expressions. It also introduces you to some integer essentials such as adding, subtracting and multiplying/dividing integers.
- Algebasics (http://www.algebasics.com/)
is an instructional resource for mathematics that helps you understand the basics of algebra. There are sixteen sections ranging from the basics to linear equations and quadratics.
- Math Cats (http://www.mathcats.com/)
encourages a playful exploration and a better understanding of mathematics. The Math Cats make math fun through a whole range of exercises that use colorful illustrations to teach sophisticated concepts. Children have fun with fractions, place values, story problems and much more.
- Math is Fun (http://www.mathsisfun.com/)
is aimed at basic math skills. However you can find all kinds of activities ranging from simple to more complex. This site also has many K-12 math concepts explained in easy language, plus puzzles, games and worksheets.
- MathStar* (http://mathstar.lacoe.edu/)
focuses on improving the teaching and learning of mathematics in middle schools through the use of interactive technologies and relevant content. It uses television, video conferencing, and Web-based technologies as a basis for communication, professional development, problem solving, collaborative projects, information sharing and other services. Check out the NewMedia Project, which offers many resources in math for teachers and students. The Lesson Links (for students) provides a variety of resources to help master pre-algebra concepts. The Mathematics Teaching & Learning offers specific resources on different topics for teachers, parents, students, and administrators.
- National Library of Virtual Manipulatives (http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/vlibrary.html)
is a library of uniquely interactive, web-based virtual manipulatives or concept tutorials for mathematics instruction (K-12 emphasis). It is designed to actively involve students in the learning of mathematics through physical objects that help them visualize relationships and applications, creating an exciting new approach to interactive mathematical instruction.
- MathTools (http://mathforum.org/mathtools/)
is a library of technology tools, lessons, activities, and support materials for teaching and learning mathematics. The point is to enable users to help each other use technology effectively in the math classroom. You can search this library by course, resource and technology type. All of the resources are organized by topic, technology type, kind of resource and some are rated.
- A Math's Dictionary for Kids (http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/)
is an animated, interactive dictionary for students, which explains over 500 common mathematical terms in an understandable language. Every definition is accompanied by interactive exercise, practices and other activities that allow you to practice with the new term.
- Math and Science Gateway (http://www.tc.cornell.edu/CTC-Main/Services/E...nd_Science)
is a very comprehensive database of resources in mathematics and science for educators and students in grades 9-12, although teachers of other levels may find these materials helpful. Teachers can use these resources to create different activities for their classes and/or assign research projects to the students. In some cases, teachers can find lesson plans, activities, and reference materials while the students can find help with their homework, games, and worksheets.
- adrianbruce.com (http://www.adrianbruce.com/index.html)
is a web site created by an elementary school educator to share materials and resources for Math, Art, Reading, and Science. The Math section offers games and resources for you to print out or play. In the Arts section, you will find activities for shades, tints, hues, and tones as well as sample art works. Science includes the Readers' Theatre Scripts, and Reading welcomes you to the reading games rooms where you can also find posters.
- Math Activities for K-12 Teachers (http://www.ed.arizona.edu/ward/math-nasa.htm)
aims at making the learning of mathematics more engaging and realistic for students, by using real-world applications. All of the activities are organized in three categories: K-6, 7-8, and 9-12 and are written in a lesson plan format, ready for use by teachers. Each activity indicates the suitable grade level and the topics covered. A rationale lets the teachers know what standards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) the activity addresses. In addition, the necessary materials for the activity are listed and are downloadable.
- ReviseWise Maths (http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/revisewise/maths/)
is aimed at helping 10-11 year olds prepare for their Key Stage 2 National Curriculum Tests in Math. All of the different sections include interactive activities, factsheets, tests, and worksheets. You can get your head around addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, take a visit to Gere's Bike Shop and help them read their graphs and charts, take a look at time, mass and capacity, investigate the properties of different shapes, and more.
- AAA Math (http://www.aaamath.com)
has hundreds of pages of interactive math lessons. There is an explanation of the math topic, an interactive practice, and challenge games on each page. You can choose the grade level and the math topic you need. These lessons attempt to be a resource that can be used at a school or for homeschooling to supplement other curriculum components.
- MathWorld (http://mathworld.wolfram.com)
is an excellent site for mathematics. It is a comprehensive and interactive encyclopedia for students, educators, researchers, and math enthusiasts.
- Mathematics Lessons that are fun, fun, fun!!! (http://math.rice.edu/~lanius/Lessons)
where you will find lots of activities to use in the classroom or online. Many of the lessons provide links to expand the activities. Some of the topics included are Algebra, Arithmetic, Geometry, Reasoning, Statistics, and Transformations.
- Count Us In (http://www.abc.net.au/countusin/default.htm)
find fifteen online games designed with the purpose of teaching children basic number concepts. Click on "other activities" to go to the teachers resources to find a bank of lesson plans on topics like comparing, counting, patterning, time, and many more. You can also download the Mac or PC version of the games.
- Professor Freedman's Math Help (http://www.mathpower.com)
gives you information about study skills tips and ways to reduce your math anxiety. You will also have access to videos, tutorials, assignments, and will have the opportunity to participate in a forum to discuss a variety of math topics.
- Cyberchase (http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/index.html)
introduces you to the Cybersquad characters. You will find Math challenges in the form of games or puzzles related to specific episodes. Teachers can use the lessons plans created for selected episodes to get students interested in Math, and parents can use the Family Activity Guide.
- math.com (http://www.math.com/students/practice.html)
practice fractions, decimals, square roots, and take the timed addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems for basic math practice. Check out also Tablas matemáticas (http://www.math.com/tables/es-tables.htm), the Spanish section.
- Reconstructors (http://reconstructors.rice.edu)
an interactive problem-based learning adventure. Solve each of the consecutive episodes and learn to make better and more informed health choices.
- Aunty Math (http://www.dupagechildrensmuseum.org/aunty/index.html)
presents math challenges to help learners become better problem solvers. Check the "Estimatating Jar" challenge where students have opportunities to employ all five process standards.
- Cool Math Sites (http://cte.jhu.edu/techacademy/web/2000/heal/mathsites.htm)
many useful activities for algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics and probability, and many more.
- NCTM Illuminations (http://illuminations.nctm.org/index.html)
gives you the opportunity to put the NCTM's Principles and Standards for School Mathematics into classroom practice. Check out the i-Math and Math-lets. You'll find lots of activities and resources.
- King's List of On-line Math Activities (http://www.k111.k12.il.us/king/math.htm)
offers lots of interactive activities related to factors, multiples, primes, triangular numbers and more.
- Consumer Jungle (http://www.consumerjungle.org)
offers interactive consumer activities and tips for everyone: teachers, parents and students.
- ExploreMath (http://www.explorelearning.com)
offers highly interactive math activities to practice linear equations, quadratics, exponentials and complex numbers.
- Jefferson Lab (http://education.jlab.org/index.html)
provides activities, including games and puzzles, which focus on math and science.
- MATHLETICS (http://oncampus.richmond.edu/academics/education/projects)
offers interesting activities to learn mathematics through sports.
- MathMol K-12 Activity Page (http://www.edinformatics.com/mathmol)
gives you many ideas on geometric and molecular structures to use in your K-12 classes.
- A+ Math (http://www.aplusmath.com)
helps you improve your math skills interactively and in a fun way through games, flashcards and puzzles.
- Brooklyn Bridge Activities (http://www.salvadori.org/kidbridges/activities.html)
project based learning example involving the Brooklyn Bridge.