Resources for Teaching Secondary Math | MathAbout Links
General Teacher/Student Resources
- Discovery School's Puzzlemaker—Online tools to generate various kinds of word and number puzzles suitable for students
- Math League—Math contests for grades 412
- National Council of Teachers of Mathematics—Mathematics standards for pedagogical reform
- MathFax—Math contests for grades 3 through 12
- Math.com—The world of math online
- Metric Conversion Tools—Online metric conversion calculators
- Mathematically Correct—Opposed to NCTM's pedagogical reform
- TIMSS—Third International Mathematics and Science Study
- Developing Educational Standards—Links to Common Core Standards
History and Philosophy
- Around Gödel's Theorem—Discusses mathematical Platonism and other ways of thinking about mathematics, especially Gödel's famous theorems on incompleteness and inconsistency
- Bible Numerics—A brief classic by Oswald T. Allis. Many believe that numerical patterns in the Bible attest to its inspiration. Allis shows how well this hypothesis works.
- The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive—Many biographical and historical resources, including a section on famous curves (such as the Pearls of de Sluze and the Trisectrix of Maclaurin)
Recommended Freeware and Webware
- Calc101.com:—Gives "Step-by-Step Derivatives and Integrals . . . with each step explained. Long multiplication and division of polynomials, too."
- Dataplot—Powerful statistical freeware from the National Institute of Standards and Technology; especially designed for linear and multilinear regression, nonlinear modeling, and related diagnostics
- Fractint—Generates many pretty fractals, allowing deep zooming
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