Do the Math

Holzberg, Carol S.
August 2005
Tech & Learning;Aug2005, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p44
The article presents information on various educational Web sites. The site of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics is about the principles underlying high-quality mathematics instruction. The Web site "www.321know.com" offers interactive practice with division facts, divisibility, dividing fractions and decimals, and division problems. The site "www.edc.org" focuses on problem solving. Targeting students in grades 6-12, it provides practice with a variety of problem types. Users can search for resources by math topic; time required, problem-solving strategies; technology; or keyword. The Web site "www.mathsisfun.com" was started by a British mathematics teacher who wanted to encourage an interest in mathematics. This site now hosts a variety of multiage, basic math activities for instruction, review, and fun. Children can practice math facts, solve puzzles, learn how to calculate the area of several shapes, and print worksheets and maths tables for offline review. These sites are resources for both teachers and students.


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