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Internet Resources for Mathematics

Like reading and writing, math is a skill we use daily. Many online resources can help people learn math as well as provide practical examples of math in our world. Explore the following resources:

Professional Organizations, Standards, and Materials

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Professional organization for educators provides the vision and leadership necessary to ensure a mathematics education of the highest quality for all students.

Figure This from NCTM
Challenges, activities, and materials for teaching and families

NCTM Illuminations part of Marcopolo project
Tons of standards-based lesson for Pre-K2, 3-5, 6-7, and 9-12. Also, web resources, tools, and information.


Starting Points

42explore Projects
Background information and links to quality websites, activities, webquests, and teaching materials

Math from HomeWorkSpot
Organized, annotated links

Math from the Multnomah County Library
Information by category
Links to resources for children and young adults

Mathematics from Discovery School's Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators
Quality links and descriptions

Mathematics from the High School Hub
Links to quality resources, reference materials, and learning activities including algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and calculus

Math Fun from the KidsHub
Links to quality resources, reference materials, and learning activities including elementary and middle school

WebMath from Discovery School

Math activities and practice for kids and young adults includes basics and algebra, geometry, trig, and calculus


Resources for Teachers

Fun Mathematics Lessons by Cynthia Lanius
Tons of great math resources for elementary and middle school

Mathematics from Discovery School Lesson Plans Library
Lesson for K-5, 6-8, and 9-12.

Mathematics from Family Education Network's Teacher Vision
Lessons, assessments, printables, and themes organized by Pre-K, K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12.

Math Central
For mathematics teachers and students from kindergarten to grade twelve.

Math Forum from Drexel University
A leading center for mathematics and mathematics education on the Internet. The Math Forum's mission is to provide resources, materials, activities, person-to-person interactions, and educational products and services that enrich and support teaching and learning in an increasingly technological world.

Math Goodies
Lots of lesson ideas about resources for teaching math

Math Hunt from Scholastic
Resources for children and teachers that integrate math into science and social studies

Math Maven's Mysteries from Scholastic
Resources for children and teachers

Max's Math Adventures from Scholastic
Resources for children and teachers

Mega Mathematics
Tons of great resources across grade levels

NCES Students' Classroom from National Center for Education Statistics
Lots of activities for kids related to mathematics, statistics, and graphs

SuperKids Math Resources
Worksheets and resources for math

Resources for Young Adults

Abstract Algebra Online
Provides defintions and theorems

Lots of text, examples, and activities for high school math.

Explore Math
Lots of hands-on computer activities

MacTutor History of Math
Super resources for math history and mathematicans

Math League Help Topics
Lots of resources for middle school math

Maths Net
Great resources for high school math including algebra, trigonometry, calculus, differential equations, complex variables, and matrix algebra

Mega-Mathematics from Los Alamos National Laboratory
Math games, puzzles, and activities


Resources for Children

Math flashcards, games, worksheets, and homework helpers

Basketball Math Interactive Learning
Lots of practice with elementary math

Cool Math for Kids
Tons of great high-level thinking math activities for kids

Create a Graph from National Center for Education Statistics
Use this tool to create a graph

Logic Games for K-8 from FunBrain
A wide range of online games for practice and thinking

Math Games for K-8 from FunBrain
A wide range of online games for practice and thinking


Related Resources and Materials

Algebra Story and Word Problems
Problem solving in all subjects that use mathematics for problem solving. Algebra, Physics, Chemistry... from grade school to grad school and beyond.

Ms. Lindquist: The Free Algebra Tutor for Word Problems
Lessons to Motivate Underachieving Math Students by A. McCall
What can a mathematics teacher do to interest and motivate learners?

Mathematically Correct
This web site is devoted to the concerns raised by parents and scientists about the invasion of our schools by the New-New Math and the need to restore basic skills to math education.

Mathematically Sane: Promoting Rational Reform of School Mathematics
Created to provide an alternative -- and more accurate -- view of reform by making a compelling case that changes in our nation's mathematics programs are imperative for our students' future success and for the economic health of our nation.
Math Word Problems for Children
The goal of this math website is to help elementary and middle school children improve their math problem solving and critical-thinking skills. It has over 8,000 interactive and non-interactive NCTM compliant math word problems for children to enjoy! [Available to members only - two kinds of memberships available: Basic-Membership, and Premium-Membership]

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