MATH ALIGNED RESOURCES

                     

Site Name

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Problem Solving

Geometry and Measurement

Patterns and Relationship/Algebra

Suggested Audience

Brief Description of Resources

The Journal of Modern Problem Solving

http://www.hawaii.edu/suremath/journal.html

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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

http://www.stfx.ca/special/mathproblems/welcome.html

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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

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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

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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

http://awesomelibrary.org

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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

http://mathstories.com

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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

http://www.bymath.com/index.html

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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

http://mathforum.org/mathmagic/

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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

http://mathforum.org

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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

http://www.dupagechildrensmuseum.org/aunty/

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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

http://illuminations.nctm.org

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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

http://balancedassessment.concord.org/

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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

http://www.c3.lanl.gov/mega-math

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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!

http://figurethis.org/

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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

http://www.fema.gov/kids/dizmath.htm

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5-8 students, parents, and teachers

Word problems related to natural disasters such as earthquakes, tornados and floods

Math TV

http://www.mathtv.org/TuneIn.html

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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

http://www.rhlschool.com/math.htm

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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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