Online resources for algebra: tutorials, lessons, calculators, games, word problems, books

Online resources for algebra: tutorials, lessons, calculators, games, word problems, books

EXPLORING WHAT IT MEANS TO 'DO' MATHEMATICS

This unit gives a historical background to mathematics education in South Africa, to outcomes-based education and to the national curriculum statement for mathematics. The traditional approach to teaching mathematics is then contrasted with an approach to teaching mathematics that focuses on 'doing' mathematics, and mathematics as a science of pattern and order, in which learners actively explore mathematical ideas in a conducive classroom environment.

ACE Maths Project (OER Africa)

The aim of SAIDE ACEMaths project was to pilot a collaborative process for the selection, adaptation and use of OER materials for teacher education programmes in South Africa.

Over a period of two years we adapted, piloted and revised a set of materials on the teaching and learning of maths for teacher education. These are now available for downloading FOR FREE in two formats - for printing (PDF), and for adaptation (Word). See the ACEMaths Module to have a look.Math Central is really a great resource

Math Central is an Internet service for mathematics students and teachers. It is available in English, French, and Spanish.

The site includes:

* Resource Room: teaching resources and glossaries

* Quandaries and Queries: ask a question or search and browse answers

* Mathematics with a Human Face: biographies and career information

* Teachers' Bulletin Board: conferences, organizations, newsletters and periodicals

* Outreach Activities: Canadian educational outreach opportunities

* Math Beyond School: articles addressing "where will I ever use this?"

* Problem of the Month: see a new problem in SeptemberCalling all photographers: We’re looking for math-related images for our “Found Math” feature.

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