• # Web Resources

College Preparatory Mathematics Homework Help
This site shows answers and some step by step explanations for selected College Prep Math homework (Review and Preview) problems.

CMP2 Support Sites
These sites include homework help, multiple choice practice questions, vocabulary crossword puzzles, and online interactive activities for students that support each unit.
A+ Math
http://www.aplusmath.com
Helps you improve your math skills interactively and in a fun way through games, flashcards and puzzles.

AAA Math
http://www.aaamath.com
This site 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.

At Alive Maths
http://tapor1.mcmaster.ca/~sgs/maths/
At this site, middle schoolers play with engaging microworlds, or applets, to explore math concepts like patterns, probability and randomness, and iteration. For each applet, a section called mathAsides provides teacher notes, curriculum connections, and discussion questions.

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.

Biographies of Women Mathematicians
http://www.agnesscott.edu/lriddle/women/Women.htm
Check out biographies of some famous women mathematicians.

Boston University Scientific and Visual Computing
http://scv.bu.edu/Games/games.html
This site contains online versions of games such as tic tac toe, battleship, and pegs that require logical thinking and mathematical reasoning.

Calculus Help
http://www.calculus-help.com/
Okay who wouldn’t want to go to a math site that included every formula you ever had to memorize in calculus, a set of problems to challenge every calculus student, links to other sites, and best of all the AP Calculus theme song that your whole class can sing?

Connected Mathematics Project Web Site
http://www.math.msu.edu/cmp/index.html
Clicking on the link will take you to the Connected Math Project Web Site at Michigan State University. The site is full of useful information pertaining to CMP.

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.

Elementary Math Place
http://mathforum.org/teachers/elem/
This site is from The Math Forum.

ExploreMath
http://www.explorelearning.com
Offers highly interactive math activities to practice linear equations, quadratics, exponentials, and complex numbers.

Free Graph Paper
http://www.digbydoodle.com/Graph_.doc

Interactivate
http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/
Provides lesson plans, activities, tools, and a dictionary for the exploration of Science and Mathematics. Each lesson includes a script for teachers to follow when using the activities. The lessons and activities are arranged according to the NCTM Principles and Standards for School Mathematics and the NCEE Performance Standards for Middle School. Each activity comes with a "what" for background information, a "how" for instructions, and a "why" for curriculum context. The tools section offers stand-alone applications that can be used in analyzing or organizing numbers and data.

Interactive Mathematics
http://www.cut-the-knot.org/content.shtml
If interested in some of the more fanciful and exotic sides of mathematics. Check out the eye opener series.
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.

Mathstories.com
http://www.mathstories.com/
This site is designed to help grade school children improve their math problem-solving and critical thinking skills. There are over 4000 math word problems for children to solve.

The Math Forum
http://mathforum.org/
The goal of this site is to build an online community of teachers, students, researchers, parents, and educators at all levels who have an interest in math and math education. The site is working towards this goal by encouraging communication throughout the mathematical community, making math-related web resources more accessible, providing high-quality math and math education content, offering model interactive projects, and notifying you about the latest math websites.

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives for Interactive Mathematics
http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/vlibrary.html
This site includes virtual mathematics related to the NCTM standards for grades K-12.

The National Math Trail
http://www.nationalmathtrail.org/
The Math Trail site describes a nationally recognized model for developing math projects based on the local community.

National Science Foundation Math Site
http://www.figurethis.org/index40.htm
The National Science Foundation has put together a site of math challenges for families that many will find entertaining and challenging:

NCTM: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
http://www.nctm.org/
The largest professional association of math educators in the world, NCTM is dedicated to improving the teaching and learning of mathematics. NCTM offers vision, leadership, and avenues of communication for mathematics educators at the elementary school, middle school, high school, and college and university levels. NCTM provides professional development opportunities through annual, regional, and leadership conferences and publishes journals, books, videos, and software.

NCTM Illuminations
http://illuminations.nctm.org/
This site is for teachers, students, and families. It will help teachers translate the NCTM Principles and Standards for School Mathematics into classroom practice. There are lesson plans and online activities that students can participate in. Families can find out what NCTM Standards-based math is all about.

NCTM Standards
http://standards.nctm.org/
This site gives you electronic access to the Principles and Standards for School Mathematics. Includes electronic examples, resources, and a search feature.

NRICH
http://www.nrich.maths.org.uk/public/
Explore a variety of mathematical games and problems at this site created by the Cambridge University College of Education in Great Britain for math clubs and teachers. The site offers resources for students from grades 1 through 12, with extensions for more advanced students. Features include a monthly periodical with articles and new problems and an interaction area where teachers and students can participate in either closed or open discussions.

Oregon Department of Education
http://www.ode.state.or.us/

POP Mathematics
http://archives.math.utk.edu/popmath.html
This site includes links to topics as diverse as abacuses to fallacies, women mathematicians to chaos theory.