Mathematics_Web_Resources.doc

MATH ALIGNED RESOURCES

Site Name (Name and web address) | Problem Solving | Geometry and Measurement | Patterns and Relationship/Algebra | Suggested Audience | Brief Description of Resources |

The Journal of Modern Problem Solving | X | X | X | K-12, College, and mathematics educators | ## The journal provides a source of modern problem solving for students and teachers from grade school through grad school and beyond in all subjects that use mathematics for problem solving. |

Word Problems for Kids | X | X | X | Students in grades 5-12 and mathematics educators | This Web Site contains word problems for students and teachers. The problems are classified into grade levels from Grade 5 to Grade 12. The site consists of a set of carefully selected problems which can help students improve their problem solving skills. |

Free Problem Solving PowerPoints http://math.pppst.com/problemsolving.html | X | X | X | Students in grades 3-12, mathematics educators, and parents | A variety of power point presentations about problem solving on a variety of topics from counting to Algebra and Geometry. Lesson plans and mathematics games are also included. |

S.O.S. Math http://www.sosmath.com | X | Grades 8-12 and College students, mathematics educators and parents | Designed for students in high school and college, this website provides tons of information on algebra, trigonometry, calculus, matrix algebra, complex variables, and differential equations | ||

Awesome Library | X | X | X | Elementary, Middle, and High School educators, parents and students | Math assessment information; K-12 level math lesson plans; use as lesson starters, guided practice, independent student practice, enrichment |

Site Name (Name and web address) | Problem Solving | Geometry and Measurement | Patterns and Relationship/Algebra | Suggested Audience | Brief Description of Resources |

Math Stories | X | X | X | K-8 parents, teachers, and students | Math lesson plans; skill building, story problems, use as lesson starters, guided practice, independent student practice, enrichment, available in Spanish Site requires a subscription fee -$24 per year |

Online Mathematical School | X | X | X | High School students and teachers | This site is an online mathematical high school where students will find lessons, study guides, and sample problems and tests. Topics include arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, functions and graphs, principles of analysis, sets, probability, and analytic geometry. Some aspects of the site are payable for scoring. |

Math Forum: Math Magic | X | X | X | K-12 teachers | Math Magic posted challenges in each of four categories (k-3, 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12) which are now archived and available to download in MS Word file format. The intent of the project was to provide motivation for students to use computer technology while increasing problem-solving strategies and communications skills. |

Math Forum @ Drexel | X | X | X | K-12 teachers and students | Paid membership required for full access, contains problems of the week for elementary, pre-algebra, algebra, and geometry. Student assistance is offered through Ask Dr. Math, while teachers enjoy the use of a discussion board and other resources. |

Site Name (Name and web address) | Problem Solving | Geometry and Measurement | Patterns and Relationship/Algebra | Suggested Audience | Brief Description of Resources |

DuPage Children’s Museum: Aunty Math | X | K-5 students, parents, and teachers | An every-other-week math challenge for grades K-5 from "Aunty Math." Each challenge is presented in the form of a story. Students with questions or suggestions can e-mail Aunty Math directly, and a Tips for the Current Challenge page provides suggestions for modifying or extending each problem. Students may also submit solutions and read what others have written from Aunty Math's Solutions page. There are also recommended problem solving strategies. | ||

Illuminations | X | X | X | K-12 students and educators | A website sponsored by NCTM, containing standards, lessons, activities, and other resources utilizing virtual manipulatives to aid in students constructing knowledge |

Balanced Assessment | X | X | X | K-12 students, educators and parents | A collection of more than 300 tasks for grades K-12 complete with rubric scoring guides. Tasks are identified by a title more than a topic (i.e. Run for Two is a function/patterns task |

Mega Math | X | X | X | 6-12 students, parents and educators | A collection of secondary problem solving resources – discusses the theory behind concepts such as infinity. Problems are similar in format to tasks. |

Site Name (Name and web address) | Problem Solving | Geometry and Measurement | Patterns and Relationship/Algebra | Suggested Audience | Brief Description of Resources |

Figure This! | X | X | X | 5-8 students, parents, and teachers | Figure This! demonstrates challenging middle school mathematics and emphasizes the importance of high-quality math education for all students. |

Disaster Math | X | 5-8 students, parents, and teachers | Word problems related to natural disasters such as earthquakes, tornados and floods | ||

X | X | X | 5-8 students, parents, and teachers | Innovative learning project for middle school students. The math tv host introduces a new problem each week. Provides step-by-step solutions and follow-up problems. Equipped with an online calculator and notepad. | |

Math Problem Solving | X | X | 4-6 teachers and parents | Featuring original mathematics problem solving worksheets for teachers and parents to copy for their kids. Use them for teaching, reinforcement, and review. |

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