Teacher Resources





Please note that some of the web sites listed here require a browser that support Java Scripts. Some of the mathematical links that are listed below are briefly described so that your selection will be easier.  When you click on the following links, you will directly accessing the listed sites.
  • NCTM Math Lets are math applets you can use to explore math and create interactive lessons.
  • ExplorerMath.com This site has many interactive mathematical activities. You need to have the Schockwave Plug-in. Get Shockwave.  This is a very nice site. Get your class ready and highly interactive. You will have many options to choose from such as In the classroom, Teaching Ideas, Creating Assignments, and many more.
  • Mathematics Lessons Database This database contains Internet-based lesson plans in mathematics and programs related to teaching mathematics. The majority of the plans involve advanced mathematics, but they are all detailed. They can be modified for work at other levels by the resourceful teacher. Most lesson plans involve algebra, geometry, probability, and/or statistics. It is sponsored by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  • STEM~Net Mathematics This collection of lesson plans and/or activities have been accumulated for dissemination electronically to the teachers of Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador. Besides Mathematics, this site offers many other curriculum resources.
                Algebra-Help - resource for students and parents .  
    • Rick Schauer's Math Web - arithmetic practice sheets and tips for grades K-12.
      This site willl eventually contain an entire K-12 math curriculum that is open for free to everyone but geared toward special education learners with math disabilities and to learners preparing for the State of Minnesota 8th Grade Basic Standards Test.  There are over 4,600 math problems here for learners pre-kindergarten to high school who need help learning to count, write numbers, understanding place value, understanding addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, prime numbers, composite numbers, least common multiples, greatest common factors, factoring whole numbers and fractions. This includes: Tips and Tricks for learning different math operations and supporting worksheets for practice.
    • Lesson Title: No Matter What Shapes Your Fractions Are In. Content Area: General mathematics; Level:  elementary, Author: Lanius, Cynthia. Description: Students will reinforce their knowledge of fractions by using online pattern block activities. The lessons are designed for students to work independently or with guidance from the teacher. Lessons should be printed so students can draw and color the appropriate shapes. 
    • Math 2.org (Dave's Math Tables)This site contains many reference materials in the form of tables covering topics from basic mathematics to upper level college mathematics.
    • Math in real life examples  This resource is for k-12 teachers. Real life activities and applications.
    • Math Resources for Elementary Teachers
    • Helping Your Child Learn Math This is a great site for parents and teachers. This site contains information on how parents can help children learn math at home. It contains a booklet that offers some math activities that are meaningful as well as fun. You might want to try doing some of them to help your child explore relationships, solve problems, and see math in a positive light. These activities use materials that are easy to find. They have been planned so you and your child might see that math is not just work done at school but, rather, a part of life.
    •  Math Help  by Professor Freedman. This site provides information about basic math and algebra and specifically addresses the needs of the community  college adult learner. A student who is frustrated by college math can be helped by identifying their individual  learning style and recognizing the instructor's teaching style. This site provides links for students and teachers to  information about learning styles, study skills tips, and ways to reduce math anxiety.    This site also gives the student access to extra credit work and a forum for discussing with the professor a variety of math topics.
    • Smile Program Math Index This is a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons. The lessons may be freely copied and used in a classroom but they remain the copyright property of the author. The Mathematics lessons are divided into the following categories: Geometry and Measurement, Patterns and Logic, Probability and Statistics, Recreational and Creative Math, Practical and Applied Math, Arithmetic, Graphs and Visuals, Algebra and Trigonometry, and miscellaneous.




    Acknowledgments: Many of the descriptions of the sites given above are taken or abstracted from information provided by the sites and/or other literature where these sites are listed. 




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