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  • Ask Dr. Math - College Level Archive - A question and answer service for math students and their teachers.
  • Mathematics Archive - Organized Internet access to a wide variety of mathematical resources.
  • Mathematics WWW Virtual Library - Sorted in many categories, such as Addresses, Department Web Servers, High School Servers, Software, Specialized Fields, TeX Archives etc.
  • The Mathematical Atlas: A Gateway to Modern Mathematics - Short articles that introduce to the areas of modern mathematics and pointers to further information.


  • College Algebra -- ACE Practice Tests - From Textbook Site for College Algebra 5th Ed.
  • College Algebra Review – ACE Practice Tests - From Mathematics Student Resource Center.
  • College Algebra - An excellent support site for those requiring additional college algebra support, provided by WTAMU.
  • College Algebra Tutorial - An online tutorial that shows you solving problems step by step.
  • S.O.S. MATHematics - Algebra - A resource of math review material for learning Algebra.
  • YouTube - College Algebra Tutorial Preview


Lesson Plans for Math (K-12)

  • Ask ERIC Lesson Plans - A collection of math lesson plans for grades k-12.
  • Fun Mathematics Lessons By Cynthia Lanius - Math lessons for K-12.
  • Mathematics Lesson Plans - A large collection of lesson plans on math topics for grades k-12, from the Columbia Education Center.
  • edHelper-Math Lesson Plans - Curriculum for teaching math pre-school -12.
  • - Lesson plans and teaching ideas.
  • The ExplorerTM - A collection of educational resources (instructional software, lab activities, lesson plans, student created materials ...) for K-12 mathematics and science education.

Resources for Math Ed. (K-12)

  • AAA Math - Interactive practice and estimation games sorted by grade level and math topic.
  • American Mathematics Competitions (AMC) - Provides information about the AMC, how to register, and has practice problems.
  • ACEPT: Arizona Collaborative For Excellence In The Preparation Of Teachers - The
    ACEPT has implemented math and science reforms that are affecting the preparation of K-12 teachers in Arizona.
  • Balance - A great game for students K-2 that teaches algebra skills.
  • Educational Java Programs - Teaching programs in the areas of mathematics and science with emphasis in problem solving for grades K to 12.
  • FunBrain - Has games like "Math Baseball" and "Change Maker."
  • The Math Forum - An online center for mathematic education from Drexel University, provides resources, materials, activities, person-to-person interactions, and educational products and services.
  • PlaneMath - This site combines math with aeronautics.
  • Projects Ideas for mathematics learning and teaching - A part of TERC homepage. TERC is an education research and development organization in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • Principles and Standards for School Mathematics - NCTM Standards.
  • Teacher2Teacher (T2T®) - A resource for teachers and parents who have questions about teaching mathematics.
  • Word Problems For Kids - Word problems for different grade levels (5-12).

E-Reference (Freely Available)

  • Ask Dr. Math - A question and answer service for math students and their teachers.
  • Encyclopaedia of Mathematics - An online Encyclopaedia of Mathematics, by Michiel Hazewinkel.
  • MathWorld - A comprehensive and interactive mathematics encyclopedia.
  • The PRIME (Platonic Realms Mathematics Encyclopedia) - A Math encyclopedia including TOPICS: Basic Math, Algebra, Analysis, Biography, Calculus, Comp Sci, Discrete, Economics, Geometry, Graph Thry, History, Foundations, Number Thry.
  • Math Quotes - The Platonic Realms Interactive database of Math Quotations from the Math Academy.
  • The Mathematical Atlas: A Gateway to Modern Mathematics - A searchable site provides a collection of articles about the many subfields of math and includes definitions, brief biographies, and explanations.