Ask Dr. Math: http://mathforum.org/dr.math/
This website allows students of all levels to ask questions or find formulas and definitions.
College Board: http://www.collegeboard.com/
This website is an excellent resource for finding information about colleges and planning for application to college. Students can use this website to register for the SAT, and parents can use this site to aid their student in applying for scholarships.
National Educational Technology Standards for Students: http://www.iste.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=NETS
NETS*S are the goals for student interaction with technology. This website outlines how students are to be engaged with technology and how they should demonstrate their proficiencies.
Create A Graph: http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createagraph/default.aspx
This website allows the user to choose the type of graph (bar, line, pie, etc.), input the data, and then customize the graph with labels and colors. The graph can be printed out. This website would be excellent for creating neat graphs for a presentation or poster.
Math in Daily Life: http://www.learner.org/interactives/dailymath/
Many students ask: "When will we use this in real life?" This website includes practical examples of math in daily life. Such examples include interest and credit cards, area of a room, and ratios in cooking.
College Board: http://www.collegeboard.com/
This website is an excellent resource for both students and parents. Parents can use this site to aid their student in applying for scholarships.
North Carolina School Report Cards: http://www.ncreportcards.org/src/main.jsp?pYear=2003-2004
This website publishes valuable information about public schools, including school size, demographics, achievement scores, and the teacher quality.
Mathematics Standard Course of Study: http://www.learnnc.org/scos/
This website lists the course objectives for every subject and grade level. The objectives are state standards for what students are to learn in the completion of the class.
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: http://nctm.org/
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics is an organization that supports mathematics teachers in their instruction, professional development, and supplemental resources. The tab for Standards & Focal Points links to NCTM's goals for mathematics education and those skills that students should learn in the mathematics classroom.
NC Standard Course of Study for Computer Skills: http://www.ncpublicschools.org/curriculum/computerskills/scos/
Along with curriculum standards, there are also state-wide goals for using technology with instruction, assessment, and communication. This website outlines the NC SCOS for Computer Skills according to grade level and subject. bac
National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers: http://www.iste.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=NETS
NETS*T explain the role that the teacher plays in leading students in using technology and in designing learning experiences that involve technology. This website states how teachers should effectively model technology use in their classroom.
Texas Instrument's Calculator Educator Resources: http://education.ti.com/educationportal/sites/US/homePage/index.html
This website contains classroom activities and professional development opportunities with the Texas Instrument's calculators.
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives: http://nlvm.usu.edu/
This website has numerous interactive virtual manipulatives that aid students in exploring concepts in algebra, geometry, numbers and operations, measurement, data analysis and probability.
Geometer's Sketchpad: http://www.dynamicgeometry.com/
Geometer's Sketchpad is a technological tool for investigating concepts in geometry, algebra, trigonometry, and introductory calculus. This website provides teachers with lesson plans and activities that incorporate Sketchpad with the math curriculum.
A 21st Century Education: http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/organization/mission/
This website states the North Carolina State Board of Education's Mission Statement to create supportive learning environments that foster 21st Century Skills in students.
Kathy Schrock's Guide for Education - Mathematics Resources: http://school.discoveryeducation.com/schrockguide/math.html
Kathy Schrock is known for her involvement in integrating technology with the school curriculum. This site is her compilation of useful websites for mathematics teachers. It includes numerous lesson plans, materials, and other resources.
On the homepage, this website has interactive games, such as Hangman with math vocabulary, DriveThru, a practice with addition of decimal numbers, and Math Tree for factoring practice. High school topics are listed under the Advanced Math heading on the left sidebar. By clicking on a topic, teachers can then generate worksheets for reviewing concepts such as least common multiple and evaluation of variable expressions.