# Math

## Wigwametry

Wigwametry is a K-12 teaching unit in geometry based on the Anishinaabe wigwam structure. Culturally responsive math!

## Indigenous Perspectives

Indigenous Perspectives in math features a collection of unit and lesson plans put together by teacher candidates in the SUNTEP program at the University of Regina.  Specifically the resources target grades 4 and 6.

Ask Dr. Math is a question and answer service for students and teachers. This Web site is a great place for teachers and students to find helpful explanations to questions that may pop up in class.

## Web Math

Webmath is a math-help web site that generates answers to specific math questions and problems, as entered by a user, at any particular moment. The math answers are generated and displayed real-time, at the moment a web user types in their math problem and clicks "solve." In addition to the answers, Webmath also shows the student how to arrive at the answer.

## National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) - The World's Largest Mathematics Event

To celebrate Mathematics Education Month the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) is running the 7th Annual World's Largest Mathematics Event (WLME). This year's topic is "Mathematics at the Fair". The NCTM has a GREAT 16 page booklet of activities which range from figuring out how long the wait for rides is to predicting the "popability" of different kinds of popcorn.

## Algebra Help

Algebra help is a great Web site for teachers and students to find lesson plans and worksheets on algebra. Explanations, activities and answer sheets are provided with each lesson plan and worksheet. Links you might want to follow are: Lessons, Worksheets, Resources and Links/Directory.

## Tools for Understanding

A resource guide for extending mathematical understanding in secondary school. Developed by the University of Puget Sound in Washington state, this Web site contains three main sections: Math Concepts, Integrated Lessons and Journaling.

This interactive website will help grade 8 students practice their math. After all, practice makes perfect! Topics covered include the following:Decimals, Fractions, Additions, Subtractions. Multiplication, Division, Measurement, Geometry, Expressions, Equations, Scientific notation and more.

## Mudd Math Fun Facts

Get the facts for your math classes.

## Converting Units of Measurement

Do your students know the two systems of measurement used most commonly around the world - the English and the Metric and how to convert between English units and metric units.

The following web site provides a printable version of the complete lesson plan which includes conversion charts and instructions for converting from metric to English and from English to metric and activity sheets. Grade level: 6 - 8. Check out A Metric World

## Understanding Factoring through Geometry

Help your students understand factoring through geometry. This site provides grade 6-8 math teachers with a complete lesson plan in geometric factoring. This lesson plan will get your students to work cooperatively to display a number as the area of a rectangle, and make as many rectangular arrangements as possible for each number given.

This lesson plan will help your students visualize all the possible rectangles formed by the number of square units given.

## Algebra - Fun with Calendars

Find a fun mathematical puzzle to play with your students.

## SMILE Math Help

Stop by the SMILE (Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement) website to find a collection of almost 200 math lesson plans.