Maths websites

WOLFRAMMATHWORLD is the world's most extensive maths resource: http://mathworld.wolfram.com/

For BBC GCSE Maths revision: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/maths

BBC Scotland Standard (GCSE) revision website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/learning/bitesize/standard/maths_i

BBC Scotland Higher (AS level) revision website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/learning/bitesize/higher/maths/

For AS/A level http://www.mathsrevision.net/alevel/

Revision materials for GCSE and A-levels, including hints and tips for passing exams http://www.s-cool.co.uk/

(HIGHLY RECOMMENDED) PhET Interactive Simulations allows you to do maths and science simulations for all levels from Primary to University level: http://phet.colorado.edu/simulations

For 1000 online maths lessons (you have to pay) and to watch a free sample lesson go to: www.yourteacher.com

Teach AS level Core modules for maths . Buy presentations for whiteboard and dataprojector. See free sample: http://www.chartwellyorke.com/teachAlevel.html

A level and GCSE maths revision made easy: http://www.examsolutions.co.uk

Maths is fun: www.mathsisfun.com

This website has lessons in maths: www.themathpage.com

This website is for all levels of maths: www.aaamath.com

This website has videos of maths lessons: www.teachers.tv/mathematics

Maths site with good glossary http://www.mathworld.com/

Lots of free maths resources and worksheets: http://www.cimt.plymouth.ac.uk/projects/mep/default.htm

Site with maths lesson plans and many examples for solving problems: http://www.purplemath.com/

Powerpoint presentations for all subjects: http://www.pppst.com/

Times Educational Supplement. Check out the teacher forums too – free sign-up: www.tes.co.uk/resourcehub.aspx?navcode=7

Grades 6 to 12 Maths glossary: http://www.glencoe.com/apps/eGlossary612/grade.php

Navigate your way around this site to find and use documentaries about your subject, transcripts are provided as well as class worksheets to go with them at Teacher Resources: http://www.pbs.org/teachers

Christophe Derambure, a teacher of Mathematics in Northern France, established this site in 2008 to provide up to date resources and documents to support the teaching of Mathematics and information on the latest developments: http://mathitude.pers.sfr.fr/

Maths starter of the day. Start your maths lessons with exercises to boost the power of your brain: http://www.transum.org/Software/SW/Starter_of_the_day/index.

This site has revision materials for preparing 16 year olds for GCSE exam subjects: http://www.projectgcse.co.uk

For maths simulations using applets showing waves, oscillations, etc: http://www.falstad.com/

A level maths and GCSE maths revision made easy: http://www.examsolutions.co.uk/

Maths teaching materials for different levels: http://www.learner.org/

12 days of Christmas - lesson idea for exploring discrete maths: http://dimacs.rutgers.edu/~judyann/LP/lessons/12.days.html

The isosceles triangle theorem - example tutorial: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tqh7RGWd480

Mathematics learning strategies, plus shapes for making games and puzzles: http://mathematicslearning.blogspot.com/2009/01/formulator-tarsia-for-creating-puzzles.html

This website has over 2,000 free maths videos: http://www.brightstorm.com/math

List of mathematical symbols:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_mathematical_symbols

Mind maps for summarising topics in maths: http://www.mathsrevision.com/

Fun and games with maths: http://www.ixl.com/?gclid=CK2S86i-1KoCFYIK3wodfDPi0A

The mathematics of the movie "21": http://www.me.ucsb.edu/~moehlis/21.html

Trailer for the movie "21": http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0478087/

MIT opencourseware on calculus for High Schools: http://ocw.mit.edu/high-school/

Patrick Just Making Maths Tutorials - free videos of maths: http://patrickjmt.com/

This is a good demonstration of spatial intelligence - someone solving Rubik's Cube blindfolded in 28 seconds: http://biertijd.com/mediaplayer/?itemid=33492

Rubrics for Maths: http://www.rubrician.com/

Maths in films:http://world.std.com/~reinhold/mathmovies.html

This is a bilingual Spanish and English maths website: http://www.vitutor.com/maths.html

Maths and Science website: http://www.skoool.co.uk/

Here is free mathematics software for learning and teaching. It has interactive graphics, algebra, spreadsheets, and free learning materials from elementary school to university level: http://www.geogebra.org/cms/

yTeach is an elearning superstore where you can find, buy and use high-quality teaching and learning resources for maths: http://yteach.com/

Brightstorm Math is great teachers explaining concepts and sample problems on video: http://brightstorm.com/math/

Great website for making tests for your learners and it keeps records of the marks online, times the test and provides feedback: http://www.thatquiz.org/

Wolfram for mathematics: http://www.wolfram.com/mathematica/

Bilingual Maths website with problems and solutions: http://www.vitutor.com/maths.html

Excellent maths and science website which is available in all European languages: http://www.scienceinschool.org

Fun maths exercises for all levels: http://uk.ixl.com/

Lessons, materials, and applications from the National Council of Teachers of Maths, USA: http://illuminations.nctm.org/

Maths games and fun for middle school level learners: http://www.mathplayground.com/

The 10 best mathematicians: http://www.guardian.co.uk/culture/2010/apr/11/the-10-best-mathematicians

The Open University - learn more about maths with their free courses: http://www.open2.net and http://www.ouw.co.uk/

Super website that shows videos of maths teachers giving lessons from beginner to advanced: http://www.mathtv.com/videos_by_topic

Free website with animated maths tutorials - excellent for self-study and reinforcement: http://www.whyu.org/

The web's most extensive resource for maths: http://mathworld.wolfram.com/

Great website for learners to use: http://www.brainpop.co.uk/

Play maths jeopardy games - excellent as review and classroom practice activities: http://www.math-play.com/math-jeopardy.html

This website has videos, tutorials, ipad videos, and exam practice sheets: http://www.mathscentre.ac.uk/

Do a free course yourself on an introduction to mathematical thinking: https://www.coursera.org/course/maththink

Interactive geometry, algebra, statistics and calculs from elementary to university level, thousands of free materials: http://www.geogebra.org/cms/en/

Very good website for checking definitions, finding answers to questions, and worksheets at all levels: http://www.mathwarehouse.com/

Educational Java Applets to help visualise concepts in maths, physics and engineering: http://www.falstad.com/mathphysics.html

The National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics is sharing teaching expertise at Primary and Secondary levels in English schools: https://www.ncetm.org.uk/

DESMOS: Explore maths with Desmos - grapg functions, plot tables of data, evaluate equestions, explore transformations, and much more - for free!: https://www.desmos.com/ Here is trhe calculator: https://www.desmos.com/calculator And here are classroom activities: https://teacher.desmos.com/

Educational Videos, Games and Lessons for K-12 learners: http://www.neok12.com/

Free eductional videos for learning about maths: http://watchknowlearn.org/Category.aspx?CategoryID=81

MathAntics has funny videos with clear explanations for starting maths - watch the vidoes with your classes - great fun: http://mathantics.com/

Prometheanplanet has free teaching materials for maths: http://www.prometheanplanet.com/en-us/index.html

MAFA FUNCTION PLOTTER is a server based function plotting program which allows you to plot function graphs without any installation. Includes automatic syntax correction. Used by schools and universities: http://www.mathe-fa.de/en

Here is a German MATHS DOMINOES game you can buy: https://aol-verlag.de/reihe/mathe-dominos.html



Youtube Maths materials

Exam Solutions: one example of many youtube illustrated solutions to Edexcel A level maths exam questions: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtbd7QEm3cs

Exam Solutions: here is another example of someone explaining and showing how to solve a maths problem, in this case, one of probability: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEyIZ5Tlokg&feature=related

Further example of spoken descriptions and illustration of how to solve maths problems: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9nr_tuWnK3o&list=PLxHVbxhSvleQoPwEQE8U00XlmoHp5bHBY

Introduction to probability using Chevalier de Méré's work on probability: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MrVD4q1m1Vo

Maths is beautiful - a demonstration of some of the most beautiful formulas in maths: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wm_T-FiXkmY

Part of a documentary on Daniel Tammet who can count the value of pi to more than 20,000 digits: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X3AlKU7dfOM

The dot and line: a romance in lower mathematics: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OmSbdvzbOzY

Fermat's Last Theorem - documentary on finding the solution: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7FnXgprKgSE

A night of numbers - multiplication in Ethiopia: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nc4yrFXw20Q

Donald Duck in Mathmagic Land: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-6w9VYbptPQ&feature=related

TV Crime Series called Numb3rs with a mathematician: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9WFKmLK0dc

The Monty Hall Problem: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mhlc7peGlGg&NR=1

The Monty Hall problem as demonstrated in the film "21": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXqDIFUB7YU

The Golden Ratio in the Human Body: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=085KSyQVb-U&feature=related

Arthur Benjamin - Mathemagician:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DqskjIofpBo

Solving linear equations: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldYGiXSHa_Q

Solving linear equations with the distributive property: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GXfGnlzp9s&feature=related

Logarithms: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86vcKnJOfjU

BBC documentary about the history of maths: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yuraReW7U8E

Maths mistakes in movies and TV: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlnLRKO3zII

Who wants to be a millionaire: When not knowing Math can cost you $15,000: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BbX44YSsQ2I

The Story of 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSpadYjnYl8

Wonderful example of how nature makes mathematical shapes with bubbles:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKvT1lRWhE0

The Poincaré Conjecture: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TzMZKiCgEVE

Clear explanation of irrational numbers: http://www.youtube.com/user/MyWhyU?v=q_wstDWjnKQ

Super BBC documentary from the past about great unsolved mathematical problems: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUDQ3ypFhew

Point of discontinuity explained: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kf31FdU6TSM

Fibonacci Sequence in maths and nature: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTlw7fNcO-0

Fascinating TED talk by Marcus du Sautoy on symmetry: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QfD9GSHZ1vY

Five minute maths - graphing linear equations: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06y20LAyq-8

Infinity paradoxes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDl7g_2x74Q

Is there a God or is the universe an accident or is it the result of physical and mathematical laws? Watch "Through the worm hole" series from the Discovery Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dV3Xj_oTNZ0

Example of a maths presentation from KHAN ACADEMY on congruent legs and base of an isoscleles triangle: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UISwx2Mr4c

Having fun learning about statistics: https://www.youtube.com/user/statisticsfun

Having fun learning about algebra: https://www.youtube.com/user/algebrafun

Having fun learning about calculus: https://www.youtube.com/user/Calc1fun

Having fun learning about trignometry: https://www.youtube.com/user/trigfun

Euclid's Elements illustrated and animated: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJVKaGqiKoE&index=1&list=PLFC65BA76F7142E9D

Explanation of mean, median and mode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5C9LBF3b65s&feature=youtu.be

Statistics: mean, median and mode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IV_m_uZOUgI&feature=youtu.be

Flatland: life in a two-dimensional world: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eyuNrm4VK2w

Flatland 2: Sphereland: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6LfuKKqXdU


MATHS SONGS

Colin Dodds maths songs: there are lots of these you can use - start here with an example and explore the rest: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGIXxYAK00o

Tom Lehrer comedy song on "New Math": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXx2VVSWDMo

Another version of the Tom Lehrer song "New Math" with clever mime: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DfCJgC2zezw

The pi song (good for numbers!): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KgeKx6O2cLQ&feature=related

Song about circle, radius, diameter: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eiHWHT_8WrE

Kate Bush singing a pi song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZSHr5E7fZY

Popular song for mean, median and mode: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uydzT_WiRz4

A great song called "I will derive": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIaupXkpB00

This is a song AND physical movements for the teacher (!) and learners to copy so they will remember the formula: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMeUJkEPBHk

Song for learning trig ratios: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4iC-gjKvc7A&feature=related

Song that explains special right triangles: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NeIm_aSFd3I&feature=related

Rap song to help learners remember definitions of sine, cosine, and tan: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xwA4DHWLk0&feature=related

Song called "What do you know about math?": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7f97_DYDbbM

Fun song called "789": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x1cn

Another song on why 6 is afraid of 7: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0F4si2rKwGE

Quadratic formula song by two girls: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6hCu0EPs-o

The Polygon Song - a song about a boring square wanting to be a polygon: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TbR_rakilds

Trigonometry rap song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t2uPYYLH4Zo

Teach me how to factor rap song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OFSrINhfNsQ

The Trapezoid (US) song, with links to other shape songs: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JxkpNYPLSD4

Mr Edmonds: The Regular Objects Volume Song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2WsSHf96sQ

Colin Dodd's Pythagorean Theorem Song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l8-bnZh8Zuc

The Polygon Song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TbR_rakilds

Song about 3D shapes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2cg-Uc556-Q

First, introduce Graphs of functions: beautiful dance moves: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jv75AwvGfAY

and then use the Graph Dance Moves: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=viRUbgHKgQQ


MATHS HUMOUR

Funny Abbot and Costello film extract showing how 7 times 13 equals 28: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLprXHbn19I

Funny film extract showing that 25 divided by 5 equals 14: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJS8GszWJuQ

Mr Bean doing a maths test (full version): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YEjMK9DB4no

Mr Bean doing a maths test (5 minute version): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Ot_vJLJ86M

Big Bang Theory comedy series: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZFS1F-3XVtk


Maths Podcasts

BBC radio podcast of 10 programmes of 15 minutes each on a brief History of Mathematics: https://itunes.apple.com/ch/podcast/brief-history-mathematics/id393854632?l=en&mt=2&ls=1



Maths dictionary websites

http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/

http://www.icoachmath.com/math_dictionary/mathdictionarymain.html

http://www.glossarist.com/glossaries/science/physical-sciences/mathematics.asp

http://www.mathpropress.com/glossary/glossary.html

www.coolmath.com

http://www.mathsisfun.com/definitions/index.html

The web's most extensive resource for maths: http://mathworld.wolfram.com/

Geman-English maths dictionary: http://www.henked.de/maple/woerterbuch.htm



FILMS with maths content

x + y (2014, Asa Butterfield) (Film trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QfFjzOjsSMo)

The Imitation Game (2014, Benedict Cumberpatch) (Film trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fg85ggZSHMw)

Flatland 2: Sphereland (2012, Kirsten Bell) (Film trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6LfuKKqXdU)

The Code (2011, BBC Documentary) (Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RAtFSEkFho)

Codebreaker - The Alan Turing Story (2011, Ed Stoppard) (Film trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-GaKUAGSmmw)

Agora (2009, Rachel Weisz) (Film trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DT95WHihc0E)

21 (2008, Kevin Spacey) (Film trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PsK1c9ZBpuw)

The Story of Maths (2008, BBC Documentary) (Film trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDwFElncCxc)

Fermat's Room (2007, Alejo Sauros) (Film trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=meE5fqX61KA)

Flatland (2007, Ashley Blackwell) (Film trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8oiwnNlyE4)

The Da Vinci Code (2006, Tom Hanks) (Film trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfqHb6INj3w)

The Music of the Primes (2005, BBC Documentary) (Film trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0AXTLHVSLas&t=7s)

Enigma (2001, Dougray Scott) (Film trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5NrfiIpUd20)

A Beautiful Mind (2001, Russell Crowe) (Film trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aS_d0Ayjw4o)

Pi (1998, Sean Gullette) (Film trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jo18VIoR2xU)

Good Will Hunting (1997, Matt Damon) (Film trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PaZVjZEFkRs)

Stand and Deliver (1988, Edward James Elmos) (Film trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qtQQC23eseU)



BOOKS

"Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL): Teaching Mathematics in English" by Nadja Wilhelmer ISBN: 978639057218


"The Little Book of Mathematical Formulae" helps you to speak mathematics:

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To order copies of this delightful and useful book, email the author: mike.rohr@kantonsschulekuesnacht.ch


The following booklets are translations of maths exercises into English from German and can be purchased via the email addresses:

"Calculus: Exercises with Answers" (2012) by Erhard Rhyn, email: rhyn.gut@balcab.ch

"Trigonometry and Vector Geometry: Exercises with Answers" (2009) by Erhard Rhyn, email: rhyn.gut@balcab.ch

The following two books are maths exercises in English produced by two maths teachers in Switzerland:

"Functions: Exercises with Answers" by Lukas Fischer and Roman Oberholzer, email: lukas.fischer@alumni.ethz.ch or roman.oberholzer@edulu.ch

"Algebra and Geometry: Exercises with Answers" by Lukas Fischer and Roman Oberholzer, email: lukas.fischer@alumni.ethz.ch or roman.oberholzer@edulu.ch


Other commercially published books are:

"Mathematics Standard Level for the IB Diploma" (OUP) by R. Smedley and G. Wiseman, ISBN: 970-0-19-91-4979-7

"Introducing Pure Mathematics" (OUP) by R. Smedley, ISBN: 978-0-19-914803-5



Publisher websites

Nelson Thornes http://www.nelsonthornes.com/aqagcse/

Pearson: http://www.pearsonIS.com/EdexcelIGCSE
Hodder Education: http://www.hoddereducation.com/Home.aspx

Cambridge University Press: http://www.cambridge.org/gb/education/secondary/?site_locale=en_GB


If you come across any other useful websites that you think could be added here, just email me at grahamworkman@aol.com