Welcome! Real World Math is a collection of free math activities for Google Earth designed for students and educators. Mathematics is much more than a set of problems in a textbook. In the virtual world of Google Earth, concepts and challenges can be presented in a meaningful way that portray the usefulness of the ideas.
SnagLearning features carefully selected films from SnagFilms' award-winning library of over 1,600 documentaries that are appropriate for students from middle school and up. Our titles cover nearly every classroom subject and many are produced by well-known educational sources, including PBS and National Geographic. The goal of this site is to highlight documentaries that make for engaging educational tools. We will also feature guest teacher bloggers as well as special programming stunts like Q&As with the filmmakers.Teachers can submit and share their own lesson plans, quizzes and homework ideas with fellow educators. The commenting area on each film page functions as public forum to share and discuss.
"What started out as Sal making a few algebra videos for his cousins has grown to over 2,100 videos and 100 self-paced exercises and assessments covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history."
DesignBlocks is a drag-and-drop programming language based on Scratch, TurtleArt and Processing. It is being developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab.
DesignBlocks is currently in beta and we are actively seeking feedback. The current system is based on ActionScript3, and we are currently experimenting with HTML5 as well.
"WhoWhatWhen is a database of key people and events from 1000 A.D. to the present. Create graphic timelines of periods in history and of the lives of individuals. "
BBC Learning plays a central part in meeting the BBC's purpose of promoting education and learning. We do this by offering a portfolio of resources and activities for children, teachers, parents and adult learners. These make use of the best of the BBC - its content, its channels of communication, its talent and creative skills.
This site has been designed to "assist you in your pursuit of increased mathematical understanding," or whatever sounds good to you. The subjects covered range from Pre-Algebra to Calculus.
"Math Teacher Link is a web-based professional development program for mathematics teachers at the 9 - 14 grade levels. It provides short courses on the use of technology in teaching mathematics in the areas of Algebra, Geometry, Calculus, and Statistics"
The Math Forum Is... ... the leading online resource for improving math learning, teaching, and communication since 1992. _We are teachers, mathematicians, researchers, students, and parents using the power of the Web to learn math and improve math education. _We offer a wealth of problems and puzzles; online mentoring; research; team problem solving; collaborations; and professional development. Students have fun and learn a lot. Educators share ideas and acquire new skills.
"The Virginia Algebra Resource Center (ARC) is a web-site designed for Algebra I teachers and students across the Commonwealth. ARC is intended to provide easy access to resources that address Virginia's SOL. Our emphasis is on locating and cataloging web-based information that can be used to enrich and reinforce the curriculum, while also helping to make algebra fun and relevant. Check out the Weekly Highlights each week to see what's new at ARC. If you have questions or comments please contact us, or use the Online Forum to initiate discussion with other algebra teachers across the state."
"Math.com is dedicated to providing revolutionary ways for students, parents, teachers, and everyone to learn math. Combining educationally sound principles with proprietary technology, Math.com offers a unique experience that quickly guides the user to the solutions they need and the products they want. These solutions include assessment, on-demand modular courses that target key math concepts, 24/7 live online tutoring, and expert answers to math questions. In addition to solutions, Math.com offers exploratory and recreational introductions to the world of math that will lead to deeper understanding and enjoyment. The range of services, products and solutions offered makes Math.com the single source for all math needs. Math.com is a division of Leap of Faith Financial Services Inc. "