Appetizers and Lessons for Math and Reason - Interesting site for developing your own lessons or tutoring and enrichment beyond classroom instruction. Useful to high school students and math teachers.

Ball Drop - this site demonstrates the normal distribution curve

Graph Paper Printer - FREE software to download to print graph paper with cartesian or polar coordinates including linear, logarithmic, quadratic or gaussian.

Indy 500 - project using the Internet and calculators to study Mean, Median, Interpreting Data, Finding Rates, Times, and Distances

Math Puzzles - varying levels of problems given here!

Mathematics
Problems from The Virtual School. Math, algebra , and geometry problems posted twice a month with Internet links for gathering the data needed to solve the problems.

MathMagic is a K-12 telecommunications project developed in El Paso, Texas.
It provides strong motivation for students to use computer
technology while increasing problem-solving strategies and
communications skills. MathMagic posts challenges in each of four
categories (k-3, 4-6, 7-9 and10-12) to trigger each registered team to pair up with another team and engage in a problem-solving dialog. When an agreement has been reached, one solution is posted for every pair.

Math Puzzles - Find a new Math puzzle each week....

MathsNet Puzzles - a variety of different kinds of math puzzles, including logic puzzles, sequences, mazes, and more.

Understanding
Algebraic Factoring While working through algebraic
factoring it is helpful to remember that all you are doing is
working with breaking up and putting back together squares and
rectangles!

Understanding Factoring Through Geometry -- A collection of lessons on factoring from Forum Teacher Associate Suzanne Alejandre. Using algebra tiles, students find a geometric basis for factoring.

Nancy Powell is a Web Mentor for the Teachers Network and the Lead Teacher of the Mathematics Department at Bloomington High School
in Bloomington, IL
For more information or comments about these math pages, contact Nancy
Powell at npowell@bhs-ms.org

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