There are many sites out there – these are a few to get you started…
* = recommended
Khan Academy - This site is very well done and has an extensive list of math videos and practice problems
General Math Advice
- http://www.csupomona.edu/~rosenkrantz/skills2.htm#anchor683213 - Thorough site with A LOT of useful information *
- http://www.math.utah.edu/~alfeld/math/polya.html - Polya approach to solving problems
Study Skills, Suggestions, etc.
- http://academic.cuesta.edu/acasupp/as/700index.htm - good page with info from Nolting *
Study Skills Surveys – see where you’re at and what you need help with
- http://www.purplemath.com/guidline.htm - list of guidelines for homework
- http://www2.yk.psu.edu/learncenter/acskills/homework.html - list of good practices
Math Help Sites (Don’t use as a crutch!)
- http://math.arizona.edu/~www-main-2002/software/azmath.html - educational software
- http://www.math.com – Homework Help tab is a good resource. Glossary too!
- http://www.webmath.com - use quick jump for help with various problems
- http://www.mathpower.com/brain.htm - goofy website, but interesting info on R/L brain
- http://mthwww.uwc.edu/wwwmahes/files/math01.htm#ref11 – Expansive Catalog
- http://mathforum.org/dr.math - Good archive of math stuff…
- http://amby.com/educate/math -
- Amby's Math Instruction, Reinforcement, and Learning Activities site offers a range of arithmetic, geometry, and algebra information in interestingly different formats, including tutorials, word problems and practice quizzes with immediate feedback.
- *Of particular interest is a flip-through slide show on the order of operations prefaced by a word to the wise: before doing any computation, determine the operation & then follow instructions for that operation. Also included are fun graphical activities using the area of circles.
Ask Dr. Math, college-level archive.
This website is a good resource for understanding algebra word problems: http://www.onlinemathlearning.com/algebra-word-problems.html