Instructional Materials in Mathematics
Below are the CLN "Theme Pages" which focus on specific topics within Mathematics.
CLN's theme pages are collections of useful Internet educational resources within
a narrow curricular topic and contain links to two types of information. Students
and teachers will find curricular resources (information, content...) to help
them learn about this topic. In addition, there are links to instructional materials
(lesson plans) which will help teachers provide instruction in this theme.
 Careers
in Math Theme Page
 Fractals
Theme Page
 Math
History Theme Page
 Tessellations
Theme Page

General Mathematics Resources
Here are a number of links to other Internet resources which contain information
and/or other links related to Mathematics. Please read our
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Academy Curricular Exchange: Mathematics


Mathematics mini lesson plans from Academy One/Columbia Education Center.

Activity Search

Houghton Mifflin's Education Place Activity Search gives teachers access to a wide number of K12 traditional (i.e., not Internet) activities. It is possible to search for activities by curriculum areas and/or grade levels, or browse the activities by themes.

Appetizers and Lessons for Math and Reason

A variety of Mathematics and Logic lessons from A. Selby.

Apply: Applications of Mathematics 9 and 10

"Applications of Mathematics 9 and 10" are BC curricula which integrate theoretical knowledge with familiar, realworld applications. They are based on the premise that if course content is relevant, participatory and concrete students will learn better, retain more and apply it in their own lives. This web page, from the Centre for Applied Academics, has over a dozen lesson ideas/plans which support the curriculum.

AskERIC Lesson Plans  Mathematics

Numerous lesson plans in Algebra, Applied Math, Arithmetic, Functions, Geometry, Measurement, Probability, Process Skills and Statistics covering various grade ranges in K12.

Cardboard Cognition

A collection of card and board games organized by subject and grade levels (KCollege).

[The] Chance Database

At this site you'll find a database of materials designed to assist the instruction of a Chance course or a more standard introductory probability or statistics course.

Cooperative Learning Lessons: Math

Math lesson plans in the following categories can be found on a New Brunsick Cooperative Learning Site.

Core Knowledge Lesson Plans
 Building on Geometry
Thirteen lessons for intermediate students in which they use handson activities to gain a basic understanding of Geometry. Concepts are integrated with Language Arts and Social Studies activities.
 Exploring Area
Literature is combined with manipulatives (square tiles and tangrams) to introduce the geometric concept of area to primary students over a 10 day period.
 Exploring Geometry
Intermediate students learn geometry (lines, angles, triangles, polygons, circles, area, perimeter, volume) as a means to better understand early exploration and navigation in this four week unit.
 Geometry: Beyond Pencil and Paper
Here's a four week unit for intermediate students which helps them understand that geometry is part of their lives. The unit uses geoboards, grid paper, tracing paper, origami, objects in the home, and the grocery store.
 Simply Shapes
In this 10 day teaching unit, primary students participate in a variety of handson activities that introduce them to shapes.

CRPC GirlTECH Lesson Plans

Lesson plans in Math, along with other lessons in Science and Information/Computer Technology.

Dave's Math Tables

Can't remember a mathematical formula or reference? You may find it here in this collection of mathematical reference tables, for example: trig identities, geometric formulas, algebraic basic identities, and more.

Discover Learning Daybook

From BC Tel and in partnership with CUEBC, the Daybook is a searchable database of BC teacher deveveloped lesson plans. Search by keyword or enter "Math" for over 30 lesson plans in this subject.

Encarta Lesson Collection: Mathematics

Select "Mathematics" on their Lesson Collection Page to find about sixty diverse lesson plans in this subject.

ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education: Lesson Plans in Mathematics

The ERIC Clearinghouse serves as a metalist of links to Mathematics lesson plans. Some of those lesson plans are already linked to directly from CLN, but there are others that may prove useful.

Explorer Data Base: Mathematics

The Explorer is a collection of educational resources (instructional software, lab activities, lesson plans ...) for K12 mathematics and science education." These resources are browsable within broad topic folders or within a curricular framework, or alternatively, you can use a search engine. Several thousand mathematical resources are included.

Geometry Center

This site contains an educational materials area with some great projects and course materials, mainly for Jr. to Sr. High school students.

Geometry and Topologybased Magic Tricks

Five tricks suitable for demonstrating to elementary students.

Georgia College EduNet Lesson Plans: Math

A variety of lesson plans on Math.

Goals 2000 Carroll County 1995

This site has a downloadable booklet (Adobe Acrobat format) that contains 16 lessons and 55 activities for middle grade mathematics and science using spreadsheets, databases, graphing, and probeware.

Grade 12 Provincial Examinations

Full information on the BC Grade 12 provincial examinations, including copies of previous exams and their keys (e.g., Mathematics), exam timetables, exam results, holistic scoring guides, reports to schools and general information.

Helping Your Child Learn Math

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, this document describes learning activities for children aged 5 through 13. These are organized by location (home, grocery store, travelling).

Integrated Resource Packages (IRPs)

These Integrated Resource Packages (IRPs) provide some of the basic information that teachers will require to implement the BC Ministry of Education math curricula in K12.

Integrating Mathematics, Science and Language

A series of multidisciplinary units (math, science, language arts) for K3 students from SEDL. Included in each unit is an overview and background information for the teacher, lessons and links to associated web sites on dinosaurs. Units include: K (Five Senses, Spiders, Dinosaurs); Grade 1 (Plants and Seeds, The Human Body, Good Health); Grade 2 (Oceans, Weather, Sun and Stars); Grade 3 (Matter, Sound, Simple Machines).

Kodak Lesson Plans: Mathematics

About a halfdozen lesson plans on Mathematics, all of which use photography in some respect.

Lesson Plans for Technology

This site has a database of over 200 technologybased lesson plans developed by Florida educators. Known as T'NT (Technology 'Nformation for Teachers), the site can be searched by grade level, subject, or key word. Lessons allow subject area teachers to incorporate technology within business, computing, fine arts, guidance/health (including safety), language arts, math, science, and social studies subject areas.

Madras College Mathematics Department: An Assortment of Resources

A collection of contest papers, lesson and investigation ideas, mathematical games, mathematical images and worksheets. The site is hosted by Madras College  a Scottish comprehensive secondary school.
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