# Math

## Teachers:

**Rm 13 - Mrs. Rubio **Bio

**Mrs. Taylor** Bio

## Curriculum Highlights

## Math Resources (Middle School)

Mathematics Grade 6 and 7 Online Textbook, my.hrw.com

Pre-Algebra Online Textbook, my.hrw.com

Larson Algebra 1 - access through an IPAD app

IXL.com** - **each middle school student has a school account for general and personalized practice of math skills.

*For Students (practice)*

1) AAA Math (practice by grade level): http://aaamath.com/index.html

2) Coolmath (ages 13+, lessons, practice, games): http://www.coolmath.com/

3) Math by Oz: http://www.numberpower.org/

4) Math.com: http://www.math.com/students/

5) Math is Fun: http://www.mathsisfun.com/

6) Powers of Ten (exponents): http://www.wordwizz.com/

7) Tables and Graphs: http://www.mcwdn.org/Graphs/

8) Classzone.com (Pre Algebra): http://www.classzone.com/cz/

9) Classzone.com (Math 7): http://www.classzone.com/cz/

10) Purple Math: http://www.purplemath.com/

11) Math Drills Free Worksheets: http://www.math-drills.com/

**For Students (games and puzzles)**

1) Coolmath (ages 13+, lessons, practice, games): http://www.coolmath.com/

2) Figure This! Math Challenges: http://www.figurethis.org/

3) Math.com: http://www.math.com/students/

4) Math is Fun: http://www.mathsisfun.com/

5) Classzone.com (Pre Algebra): http://www.classzone.com/cz/

6) Classzone.com (Math 7): http://www.classzone.com/cz/

**For Students (tools)**

1) Common Formulas: http://www.iofm.net/community/

2) Dictionary of Number Words: http://home.comcast.net/~igpl/

3) Math by Oz: http://www.numberpower.org/

4) Math in Daily Life: http://www.learner.org/

5) Math League Help Topics: http://www.mathleague.com/

6) Math.com (formulas, tables, references): http://www.math.com/students/

7) Math History: http://library.thinkquest.org/

8) Mathematics Magazine (help with topics): http://www.

9) Math Dictionary for Kids: http://www.

12) Classzone.com (Pre Algebra): http://www.classzone.com/cz/

13) Classzone.com (Math 7):http://www.classzone.com/

14) Purple Math: http://www.purplemath.com/

**For Parents**

1) Forsten, Char. *Teaching Thinking and Problem Solving in Math—Strategies, Problems and Activities*. 1992.

2) Long, Lynette, Ph.D. *Marvelous Multiplication—Games and Activities That Make Math Easy and Fun.* John Wiley and Sons, Inc. Scholastic Professional Books. 2000.

3) Lakatos, James. *The Princeton Review—Roadmap to 8th Grade Math: Virginia Edition*. Random House, Inc. 2002.

4) Burns, Marilyn. Math—*Facing an American Phobia.* Math Solutions Publications. 1998.

5) Vorderman, Carol. *How Math Works*. Dorling Kindersley Limited. 1996.

6) Hirsch, E.D., Jr. *What Your Sixth Grader Needs to Know*. Doubleday. 2006.

7) Wyatt, Valerie. *The Math Book for Girls and Other Beings Who Count. Kids* Can Press Ltd. 2000.

8) Pappas, Theoni. Fractals, *Googols and Other Mathematical Tales*. Wide-World Publishing. 1993.

9) Pullman, Phyllis. *How to Solve Word Problems in Arithmetic*. McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. 2001.

10) Smoothey, Marion. *Let’s Investigate Number Patterns.* Marshall Cavendish Corporation. 1993.

11) Carman, Robert A. and Carman, Marilyn J. *Quick Arithmetic—A Self-Teaching Guide*. 3rd Edition. John Wiley and Sons, Inc. 2001

12) Thompson, Frances M. *Hands –On Algebra! Ready-to-Use Games and Activities for Grades 7-12.* The Center for Applied Research in Education. 1998.

13) Long, Lynette, Ph.D. *Painless Algebra. Second Edition*. Barron’s Educational Series. 2006.

14) *Algebra: Grades 6-9*, Kelley Wingate Publications, 2009.

15) *Pre Algebra: Grades 5-8*, Kelley Wingate Publications, 2009.