The relationship of self-concept, sex, age, major, anxiety, mathematics background, and mathematics ability to the level of mathematics and statistical anxiety among college juniors
Problem: One's choice of career has significant effect upon one's future life in terms of earning potential and social interaction. Mathematics/statistical anxiety and the mathematics avoidance often accompanying such anxiety, can influence career choice,...
The Teaching Implications of Gender Inequality
Consider research on gender differences in mathematical skills, and ways to teach that increase mathematical thinking and skills for both genders.
The WWW Virtual Library
Although not the largest Web index, "the VL pages are widely recognised as being amongst the highest-quality guides to particular sections of the Web."
Three Reasons Why Your Mathematics Students Should Do WebWork
Would you like to assign more effective homework? This 2012 NAD Teacher's Convention presentation shows how WeBWorK delivers individualized assignments with instantaneous feedback. Spending too much time grading? WeBWorK scores assignments automatically. Are...
Understanding How Nature Works - Last Piece of the Puzzle?
The ubiquity of dynamic and complex systems and chaos has helped mathematicians recognize the limitations of the scientific process and the wider scope of mathematics. They also offer some new opportunities for the believer in a Creator God to enlarge his...
United Streaming is a great place to get online video from a huge database collection. Their website says, "Discovery Education streaming is a digital video-on-demand and online teaching service to help improve students' retention and test scores; it is aligned to U.S. state and provincial standards."
Using Numbers to Teach Critical Thinking
Math phobia is evident in the college statistics classes and can be traced to attitudes towards numbers developed in elementary or secondary school. While learning to appreciate how numbers (mathematics) functions in society, how they can be used as a tool...
We Use Math
"The most common question students ask math teachers at every level is “When will I use math?” WeUseMath.org is a non-profit website that helps to answer this question. This website describes the importance of mathematics and many rewarding...
Wolfram Web Resources
Link to Mathematica, Mathematica Journal, Mathworld, Scienceworld, functions, A New Kind of Science, demonstrations, and a library of thousands of downloadable resources and references for Mathematica and other Wolfram products.
Writing in the Math Class
There is an increased emphasis in writing across the curriculum. This article gives many practical suggestions for incorporating writing in the math class. These suggestions range from explaining processes to writing poems, letters, and story problems.
WWU Mathematics: Intermediate Algebra
Jonathan Duncan's course outlines for Walla Walla College mathematics courses: Intermediate Algebra with Geometry, Math for Elementary School Teachers I, Fundamentals of Mathematics I, Putnam Problem Solving, and more.