Links of Interest to Math Faculty



General Math Resources for Teachers - Developed by members of the ExploreMath community, our lesson plans provide strategies for educators to introduce ExploreMath's unique multimedia activities into the mathematics classroom, lab, or distance learning curricula.  - Math Resources by Subject.  These collections represent only what we believe are the best Internet resources for each topic. For more exhaustive lists, or to conduct searches for materials that match your specific needs, try the Math Forum's Internet Mathematics Library and its Math Topics page. - The Mathematical Sciences Digital Library is an online resource managed by the Mathematical Association of America with funding by the National Science Foundation. The Library is hosted by the Math Forum. The site provides online resources for both teachers and students of collegiate mathematics, including: 1) A new MAA publication, the Journal of Online Mathematics and its Applications (JOMA). 2) a catalog of mathematics commercial products, complete with editorial reviews, reader ratings and discussion groups and 3) digital classroom resources, a collection of mathematics instructional material with authors' statements and reader reviews.



General Math Resources for Students and Teachers - The world of math online – homework help, calculators and tools, hot subjects, teacher resources, etc. - The Web’s Most Extensive Math Resource.        - Are you stumped on a math problem?  Help is on the way!  This web site is devoted to helping you through your math worries!  There's plenty of lecture notes, helpful links, personally developed graph paper, and a little section about why I love math. - Math homework help and many math resources. - Lots of Pre-Algebra help. - Lots of algebra resources. - Algebra review in 10 lessons. - Math help for most math textbooks used at Sierra. - Addison Wesley help website. - Exercises and drills in math readiness at beginner and advanced levels. - Lot of resources for teachers and students. - Amusement Park of mathematics – designed for the pure enjoyment of math. - MATC Mathematics Club, Madison Area Technical College, Madison, Wisconsin. Lots of interesting topics.



Programs and Software - DPGraph: Dynamic Photo realistic 3D Graphing Software for Math and Physics Visualization. - Respondus is a good program for creating quizzes, since it has an equation editor which makes it really easy to create professional
looking equations, fractions, radicals, etc.  This site provides a free 30-day trial period for its software. - Academic Systems. - ALEKS is an artificially intelligent system that includes full course management capabilities.  Those teaching math online use it widely.

History of Math - Home of the award-winning MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive -- an integrated collection of over 1000 biographies and historical articles of a mathematical nature, alongside interactive birthplace maps and the famous curve applet. - History of mathematics and related links.        - The Museum of HP Calculators displays and describes Hewlett-Packard calculators introduced from 1968 to 1986 plus a few interesting later models. There are also sections on calculating machines and slide rules as well as sections for buying and selling HP calculators, an HP timeline, collecting information and a software library. -These pages attempt to show the first uses of various words used in mathematics. - These pages show the names of the individuals who first used various common mathematical symbols, and the dates the symbols first appeared.



Topic Specific Resources - Integrate any function “The Integrator.” - MAMIKON Educational Games (lots of visuals).


More to Investigate - National Science Digital Library - MERLOT is a free and open resource designed primarily for faculty and students of higher education. Links to online learning materials are collected here along with annotations such as peer reviews and assignments. - The National Curve Bank is a resource for students of mathematics.  We strive to provide features - for example, animation and interaction - that a printed page cannot offer.  We also include geometrical, algebraic, and historical aspects of curves, the kinds of attributes that make the mathematics special and enrich classroom learning. - Chronological Index of Women Mathematicians - In DE, series, the students stumble from recognizing A(n) from its recurrence relation, e.g. what does n factorial squared look like?  Read this article and then go to its website for a searchable encyclopedia of sequences - lists how all courses articulate with all schools in California. - Polynomiography is the fusion of art, mathematics and computer science and has been featured in such publications as DISCOVER Magazine, Science News and the Star-Ledger. Explore the site and discover the world of Polynomiography! - A Dog, a Ball, and Calculus - Exploring the newly proposed solution to a famous problem about three-dimensional shapes - Prime-Time Cicadas