Math / Geometry / Algebra Resources

 

  • Math Stories
    The goal of this math website is to help elementary school (Grade 1st through 6th) children boost their math problem solving and critical-thinking skills. MathStories.com has over 15,000 interactive and non-interactive NCTM compliant math word problems for children to enjoy! Word problems are available in both English and Spanish.
  • The Math Forum
    The Math Forum is the comprehensive resource for math education on the Internet. Some features include a K-12 math expert help service, an extensive database of math sites, online resources for teaching and learning math, plus much more.
  • Educational Java Programs
    Applets (mini programs) for teaching a variety of math concepts.
  • Math Videos Online
    Math Videos on line is yet one more approach to making math comprehensible and fun. Here you will find many mathematical concepts “explained” via videos. Easy to access and free.
  • Cut-the-Knot
    Games and activities for all math disciplines right up through Calculus!
  • Algebra Flash!
    Several flash & excel links to online calculators. This would be good for students without calculators.
  • Calculus
    Many different resources, suitable for middle-school to university level proficiency.
  • Spanish-English Math Dictionary
    Spanish-English online math glossary. This will come in handy with a newbie who speaks no English enters your math class (any level).
  • Interactivate
    Math activities here address number and operations, geometry, algebra, probability, statistics, modeling, and discrete numbers.
  • Gamequarium
    If your students have some free time in the lab after their work is done, why not let them play some math games? There are also math videos where you can watch teachers at their best…teaching math
  • Math Goodies
    Though there are many activities on this mostly free site, the ones I was most impressed with were the math webquests because they offer students a chance to see math in the real world.  Once such connections are made, math makes more sense.
  • math.com
    Math help for students, including algebra and geometry. Lessons build upon one another and feature quizzes with immediate feedback on answers so students know what points to review. Do you have students who need additional help with math (from basic through calculus)?  If yes, this site should be bookmarked on classroom computers.  Students input the problem and the program not only solves it, but also shows the steps in the process.
  • Khan Academy
    The best math explanation videos on the internet!
  • FunBrain
    Math games.
  • Cool Math
    This site is still a favorite of math teachers. It is easy to navigate and therefore not much class time has to be spent explaining to kids how to use it.
  • The Pythagorean Theorem
    A lesson on the pythagorean theorem with the objective that the student discovers or figures out by him or herself the actual theorem.
  • National Library of Virtual Manipulatives
    A digital library containing Java applets and activities for K-12 mathematics.
  • HIGH SCHOOL RESOURCES
    Oodles of math scenarios.
  • Math Magic
    MathMagic was a K-12 telecommunications project developed in El Paso, Texas by Alan A. Hodson. The intent of the project was to provide motivation for students to use computer technology while increasing problem-solving strategies and communications skills.
  • Geometry Manipulatives
    Manipulatives for grades 3-5.
  • BrunnerMath
    This site contains both pre-calculus and calculus. Very student friendly. Easy to follow directions. Great reinforcement for classroom lessons.
  • Illuminations
    This site is from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. It is the math equivalent to www.readwritethink.org. Math teachers and their students will find much to make math more comprehensible.
  • Math Nook
    Math Nook’s online math games give English Language Learners the opportunity to practice new math concepts as well as develop their math vocabulary in a fun and exciting way!