Math Resources for Educators

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Mathematics Journals Online

Math Education Journals --Collaborative Group for Research in Mathematics Education -- Research in Mathematics Education (CRME) is based in the School of Education --University of Southampton, UK

Math Education Journals -- Math Education Organizations and Journals from the Math Forum

Electronic Mathematics Research Journals These include electronic-only journals of purely mathematical research. Source: American Mathematical Society

Printed Journals with Mathematics and Internet sites Over 500 websites of printed journals, containing tables of contents, abstracts, information about submissions and subscriptions, and in some cases, electronic versions of papers. Source: American Mathematical Society

Mathematical Journal Listing -- Listing of Electronic Mathematics Journals from Penn State

K-12 Math Testing Resources:

Just Math

This is a selection of full release State Math Tests from prior years. Some are in html format and can be taken directly online, others require Adobe Acrobat Reader.

TIMSS Population 1 (Third and Fourth Grade Mathematics):

TIMSS Population 2 (7th and 8th Grade Mathematics):

TIMSS Test -- Population 3 (Grade 12 Advanced Mathematics):

TIMSS Test --Population 3 (Grade 12 General Mathematics and Science):

SAAB Math SAT Page

Integrated K-12 Math and Science Activities:

Scientific Notation- Learn the basic principles of scientific notation. Javascript's will enable you to practice converting any number from basic notation to scientific notation. Ideal for gifted and talented middle school students. Now includes multiplication and division using scientific notation.

Powers of Ten - View the Milky Way at 10 million light years from the Earth. Then move through space towards the Earth in successive orders of magnitude. After that, begin to move from the actual size of a leaf into a microscopic world that reveals leaf cell walls, the cell nucleus, chromatin, DNA and finally, into the subatomic universe of electrons and protons. This is a great site for all gifted and talented ages.

Mass- Measure the mass of an object using a triple beam balance. Start early with this one -- gifted and talented grade 4.

Mass vs. Weight- Mass and weight are often confused by many students. Learn the difference and try some challenging problems

Volume - Measure volume using a graduated cylinder. Start early with volume -- gifted and talented grade 4.

Density of a Solid - Learn to calculate the density of an unknown solid from knowing its mass and volume.

Density of a Liquid - Learn to calculate the density of an unknown liquid from knowing its mass and volume using a graduated cylinder and triple beam balance. Learn what a hydrometer is, and what it can do.

Density Challenge - Great page for gifted and talented students! Some excellent challenging problems. Volume of a cylinder problem ...


Mathematics Lesson Plan Sites:

Columbia Education Center Mathematics Lesson Plans Grades K-5, 6-8, 9-12.

Mathematics Lesson Plan Database EDinformatic Select from The Math Forum, by Topic and by Level

Lessonplans Page Math Lesson Plans by grade level

Awesomelibrary -- Collection of Math Lesson Plans by grade, topic and standard.

New York Times Mathematics Lesson Plans -- take a slant and integrate other material into your lessons.

SCORE Mathematics Lesson Plans --These SCORE Mathematics Lessons have been written by teachers selected to participate in SCORE Mathematics workshops. This page is designed especially for mathematics teachers and students in California. Its contents and links reflect our state's Mathematics Standards and the NCTM Standards.

WNET Mathematics Lesson Plans -- Original lesson plans are developed by Thirteen Ed Online Master Teachers. Starting with tried-and-true lessons that work in the classroom,

Graphing Calculator Lesson Plans --

Davitily Math Problem Generator --offers a web-based math problem generator for basic math, algebra, and geometry. Teachers, students and parents can quickly and easily generate worksheets, tests, and quizzes with many useful features.

Math Worksheets World --- for K12 teacher, homeschooler, and students'. --12,000 printable K12 math worksheets, lessons, and resources. Dozens of math worksheet makers.

Math WorkSheets from -- Over 2000 free printable math worksheets for teachers.

Lesson Planet helps teachers quickly search teacher-reviewed online lesson plans and worksheets. Site has a yearly membership of $39.95 but has a 10-day free trial before purchase.

Share My Lesson is a free website created by the American Federation of Teachers and TES Connect. We have over 450 thousand subscribers and nearly 300 thousand free resources.


Selected Sites about Pi

Finding the Value of Pi from the Math Forum and a timeline of the value of Pi.

A History of Pi -- A Chronology of Pi from School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences University of St Andrews

Value of PI(10 billion digits) --From Japan --PI WORLD of JA0HXV Updated on a regular basis as data becomes available. Japanese pages

Pi Page -- From Mathworld at Wolfram Research

K-12 Pi Day Activities -- Pi day is March 14 (3/14) which is also Albert Einstein's Birthday.

Pi Mathematics from NCSA (National Center for Supercomputing) -- contains history, activities and applications.

Math and Computing Timelines

Chronological list of Mathematicians, there are also a chronological lists of mathematical works and mathematics for China, and chronological lists of mathematicians for the Arabic sphere, Europe, Greece, India, and Japan.

Math Forum -- From Aristotle (384 BC) through Sylvester (1897)

History of Mathematics Timeline- This is an interactive math timeline. By clicking on the line, a surfer should get information about which mathematicians are alive and the important work being done at that time

1,000,000 BC to 500 AD Mathematics Timeline from Prehistoric and Ancient Times from La Habra High School.

Computer Timelines


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