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Library: Middle-High School Math
This site provides links about teaching Algebra, By Subject and Standard, Calculus, Data Analysis, Geometry, Graphing, Pre-Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Probability and Statistics, & Trigonometry. The site also includes links to Assessment Information, Math Lessons, Problem Solving, & Standards and Discussions. The Awesome Library uses specific selection criteria and methods for including links on the web site.
Theory Center Math and Science Gateway: Mathematics
At this site, sponsored by Cornell University's Department of Education, you can locate links to resources in mathematics for educators and students in grades 9-12; topics covered include: fractals, geometry, history of mathematics, mathematics software, commercial software, and tables/constants/definitions.
Potter's Science Gems - Mathematics
A professor of physics at the University of California at Irvine produces an annotated list of math sites arranged by topic and grade level; subjects include: algebra, calculus, geometry, history of mathematics, number theory, probability and statistics, and trigonometry.
This PBS/NOVA Web site about the concept of infinity explores the life of Archimedes and the recently discovered manuscript which shows he came quite close to discovering calculus. The site includes a number of interviews, short articles, a teacher's guide and interactive features, including an "Approximating Pi" demonstration that illustrates how Archimedes calculated pi around the year 250 BCE.
An extensive, award winning mathematics site which includes games, puzzles, analog gadgets, polls, and more! Additionally a Chronology of Updates for "an insight of this site's evolution, chronology updates may be used for word searches."
in Everyday Life
Funded by Annenberg/CPB, this site explores using math to help us in everyday life situations, such as playing games or cooking, buying or leasing a new car, and predicting retirement savings.
The Math Forum, a center for math education on the Internet, is funded by the National Science Foundation. Check out the following resources from the Forum:
in Mathematics Teaching provides links to a variety of assessment
The High School Teachers' Place includes classroom and career resources for High School Mathematics teachers. See especially the Collections of Lesson Plans with links to lesson plans from Math Forum, with links to Other Online Collections of Lesson Plans also included.
Internet Mathematics Library offers an A-Z annotated site listing Internet resources in mathematics.
Resources for Educators
This page contains links to "mathematics history, organizations, puzzles and games, tutorials, lesson plans, math education and more."
PBS provides links to excellent math resources on the Web and to recommended books for grades 9-12.
Teaching Mathematics provides a number of teaching articles on topics that include: Teaching Secondary Mathematics, Theories of Mathematical Learning, Enhancing Thinking Skills in the Sciences and Mathematics, and Symbolizing and Communicating in Mathematics Classrooms: Perspectives on Discourse, Tools, and Instructional Design. A person can also search by books, journals, magazines, newspapers, or encyclopedias. Advanced search options are also available on this site.
Webmath offers help in Math for Everyone, General Math, K-8 Math, Algebra, Plots & Geometry, Trig. & Calculus, and Other Stuff. "This site has over 100 instant-answer, self-help, math solvers, ready to help you get your math problem solved." Webmath also offers an ask the expert area and math software for your computer.
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