# Professional Resources

## WEB LINKS

Click on a section below for related Web links:

Integrating
the Use of Technology

Math
Sites to use with Students

Professional
Development Sites

Mathematics
Organizations

Cross-Curriculum
Sites for Students

### Integrating the Use of
Technology

The Province of British Columbia, Information and Communication Technology
(ICT) The Standards Guide - Response Draft explores expectations for
student performance in work where information and communication technologies
are integrated into teaching and learning.

http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/technology/ict_guide/ictguide/ict_intro.htm

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

Ontario Guide - 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.gov.nf.ca/edu/sp/foundations/tech_edu/

te_found_nf-lab_full.pdf

International Society for Technology in Education provides teacher
preparation for using technology as a tool in the classroom. This is
an excerpt:

http://www.iste.org/netst/netst.pdf

Helpful suggestions and additional resources for integrating technology
into the classroom:

http://www.siec.k12.in.us/~west/article/integrate.htm

Math Sites to use with Students

BBC School Revise Wise is an interactive site for math revision. It
begins with an activity that introduces each topic, and asks questions
to see how much is retained; a fact sheet explains each topic in more
detail; and the test page assesses learning.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/revisewise/
maths/index.shtml

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

NCTM illuminations are resources including multimedia and Internet
lesson plans, web resources, and interactive math applets to plan and
implement math education in the classroom:

http://illuminations.nctm.org/index2.html

An assortment of interactive math problem solving and logic games:

http://www.mathsyear2000.org/

Aunty Math has weekly challenges for people who love math:

http://www.auntymath.com/

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/free_stuff.htm

http://www.mathadventures.com/e-samples.htm

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives offers
a larger 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

SketchMad is a support centre for users of the Geometer Sketchpad:

http://hydra.educ.queensu.ca/sketchmad/

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/

Gomath.com is a resource site for students, teachers and parents offering
online math help for students, math resources for teachers, and parent
teacher discussion form:

http://www.gomath.com/

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

http://www.aplusmath.com/

Flashcards for Kids has interactive flash cards to improve math skills:

http://edu4kids.com/math/

Fun Games for Kids is an interactive site of math games and quizzes
for kids, and parents. It has a Quiz Lab for teachers that provides
paperless quizzes,automatically grades them and e-mails the results:

http://www.funbrain.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/elementary/index.html

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### Professional 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

ERIC's Math Education Resources is a database
of mathematics educational resources:

http://www.ericse.org/mathindex.html

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

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

PowerPoint Instructional Aids provides dozens of math lessons in PowerPoint
presentations:

http://www.ceres.k12.ca.us/iweb/lessons/Monica's%20Math/monica.htm

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### Mathematics Organizations

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

http://plato.acadiau.ca/courses/educ/reid/cmesg/cmesg.html

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/

Ontario Association for Mathematics Education is a professional organization
for everyone interested in math in Ontario:

http://www.oame.on.ca/

Ontario Mathematics Coordinators Association is a professional organization
that supports the effective teaching and learning of mathematics in
the K-12 classrooms in Ontario:

http://www.omca.ca/

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### 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

Music and Math looks at the values of notes:

http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/mathline/concepts/music/activity1.shtm

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