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Integrating the Use of
Technology

The Province of Alberta's
ICT curriculum specifies what students are expected to know and be
able to do with respect to technology. It has a broad perspective
on the nature of technology, how to use and apply a variety of technologies.
Alberta Education:

http://www.learning.gov.ab.ca/ict/pofs.pdf

Alberta Education - Professional
Development Teaching Technology across the Curriculum:

http://www.learning.gov.ab.ca/technology/bestpractices/pdf/pdfortechnology.pdf

The Province of Manitoba's
Technology as a Foundation Skill Area: A Journey Toward Information
Technology Literacy aids curriculum developers, teachers, and administrators
in understanding the role of information technology as a foundation
skill area in classroom teaching, learning, and assessment. Manitoba
Education and Training:

http://www.edu.gov.mb.ca/ks4/docs/support/tfs/pdfed_tech.pdf

LEARN - Using Technology
for Learning: A Planning Guide provides ideas, tools, and examples
to teachers who are integrating technology into the classroom. It
has a structured process for technology planning placing the emphasis
on pedagogy rather than equipment:

http://www.qesn.meq.gouv.qc.ca/sca-dpp/tftp/pdf/techplan.pdf

Ontario Knowledge Network
for Learning outlines strategic directions it believes are needed
to ensure the province's future success in ICT-enhanced education:

http://oknl.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/pdf/1_1_3.pdf

Foundation for Atlantic
Canada Technology Education Curriculum:

http://www.ed.gov.nl.ca/edu/k12/curriculum/documents/teched/te_found_nf-lab_full.pdf

International Society for
Technology in Education provides teacher preparation for using technology
as a tool in the classroom:

http://www.iste.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=NETS

Math
Sites to use with Students

TIMMS - Trends in International
Mathematics and Science Study is an interactive math challenge by
grade level.

http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/eyk/index.asp?flash=true

Math game show with Hypatia and Pythagoras provides a series of number,
algebra, data handling, and shape, space and measurement games:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/mathsfile/index.shtml

NCTM Math applets are ready-to-use
interactive tools to create, describe and analyse patterns: http://standards.nctm.org/document/eexamples/chap4/4.1/Part3.htm

An assortment of interactive
math problem solving and logic games:

http://www.counton.org/

Aunty Math has weekly challenges
for people who love math:

http://www.dupagechildrensmuseum.org/aunty/index.html

Adventures in Mathematics
e-magazine has a variety of math activities to extend math classroom
learning or to try at home:

http://www.mathadventures.com/samples.html

http://www.mathadventures.com/ma/Contents/ma.html

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives offers a large selection
of interactive math applets for number and operations, algebra, geometry,
measurement, data analysis and probability:

http://matti.usu.edu/nlvm/nav/topic_t_1.html

Appetizers and Lessons
for Mathematics and Reason has study tips, guides to learning and
teaching math, and an array of all things math: http://www.whyslopes.com/

A+ Math provides interactive
math problems to improve math skills:

http://www.aplusmath.com/

Interactive Mathematics
Miscellany and Puzzles provides over 150 math puzzles:

http://www.cut-the-knot.com/algebra.shtml

The Shodor Education Foundation's,
Project Interactive provides exploration activities of math concepts:

http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/

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Development Sites

Internet Mathematics Search
is a search engine for mathematics documentation:

http://mathschallenge.net/show.php?section=internet_search

Math Central provides an
Internet resource for both math teachers and students with a resource
room, teacher talk, enrichment activities, math quandaries and queries
and a bulletin board:

http://mathcentral.uregina.ca/

Math Forum provides resources,
materials, activities, person-to-person interactions, and educational
products and services to enrich and support teaching:

http://mathforum.org/

Math Forum Technology and
Mathematics Education:

http://mathforum.org/library/view/2104.html

Learning and Teaching Support
Network has educational resources that support and enrich learning
and teaching mathematics:

http://ltsn.mathstore.ac.uk/index.shtml

### Mathematics
Organizations

Canadian Mathematics Education
Study Group is a group of mathematicians and math educators who discuss
mathematics issues:

http://cmesg.math.ca

Fields Institute for Research
in Mathematical Sciences promotes research, education and training
in cooperation with businesses:

http://www.fields.utoronto.ca/

National Council of Teachers
of Mathematics:

http://www.nctm.org/

British Columbia Association
of Mathematics Teachers

http://bctf.ca/bcamt/

Mathematics Council of
the Alberta Teachers’ Association

http://www.mathteachers.ab.ca/

Saskatchewan Math Teachers’
Society

http://www.smts.ca/

Manitoba Association of
Mathematics Teachers

http://www.mamt.mb.ca/

Cross-Curriculum
Sites for Students

Index of Biographies of
International Mathematicians from 500 BC to 1957 including more than
50 female mathematicians:

http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/BiogIndex.html

More women of math:

http://www.cs.yale.edu/homes/tap/past-women.html

Chronology of Mathematicians:

http://aleph0.clarku.edu/~djoyce/mathhist/chronology.html

History of Math by region:

http://aleph0.clarku.edu/~djoyce/mathhist/earth.html

Math Stories has over 7,000
NCTM compliant math word problems:

http://www.mathstories.com
(This site has controlled access.)

Building big explores what
it takes to construct large structures including: bridges, domes,
skyscrapers, dams and tunnels:

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/buildingbig/index.html

Maya Math shows a number
systems based on 20 digits:

http://www.michielb.nl/maya/math.html

Data Analysis is an online
collaborative site that allows students to share information about
water usage:

http://www.k12science.org/curriculum/drainproj/information.html

Math Careers is an index
of career interviews

http://plus.maths.org/interview.html

Coolmath.com has links
to sites for students who want a career in math:

http://www.coolmath.com/careers.htm