Websites for math help, homework help, and online tutoring
This is an annotated and hand-picked list of online resources offering math homework help, generic math help, or tutoring. The resources include message boards, sites with free math videos, tutorial websites, and online tutoring sites.
Ask Dr. Math
Browse old math questions or ask your own. Expert answers. The archives have thousands of answered questions covering all math topics from elementary to college level. Highly recommended!
S.O.S. Mathematics CyberBoard
Active discussion board where you can ask math questions about algebra, calculus, geometry, trigonometry, probability, college math, computer science, physics, and more.
Math Help Boards
From pre-algebra on through university-level math. It has experienced staff, is completely free, and as a policy does not give answers away without the asker showing some effort.
Key to Algebra offers a unique, proven way to introduce algebra to your students. New concepts are explained in simple language, and examples are easy to follow. Word problems relate algebra to familiar situations, helping students to understand abstract concepts. Students develop understanding by solving equations and inequalities intuitively before formal solutions are introduced. Students begin their study of algebra in Books 1-4 using only integers. Books 5-7 introduce rational numbers and expressions. Books 8-10 extend coverage to the real number system.
TutorHub provides free collaborative student-to-student homework help, combined with optional, private (paid) tutoring. The website has a wide curriculum coverage, with the most popular subject being math.
General math help
Over 4,000 free, online video lessons for basic math, algebra, trigonometry, and calculus. Videos also available in Spanish. I've written a review of MathTV lessons when they used to be offered on CDs.
A large online library of short video lessons and quizzes. The videos are recorded by several different tutors, who vary in their methods and teaching styles, so you have the chance to learn the same lesson from several perspectives.
A Maths Dictionary for Kids
An animated, interactive online math dictionary for students which explains over 600 common mathematical terms and math words in simple language.
Math Reasoning Inventory
Find out what your students really understand about math. The site contains ssessment tools, and lists of reasoning strategies student use and misuse with whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.
A virtual math lab for pre-algebra, algebra, and geometry that consists of multimedia lessons using a step-by-step approach. The cost is between $1.00 and $3.00 per lesson. Private tutoring also available.
A free home tutoring marketplace. Tutors post profiles for free and students contact them directly for free. Limited revenue is generated from the sale of featured listings for certain tutors. The website has a very clean, user-friendly layout.
Origins Tutoring emphasizes a personalised, holistic tutoring approach that combines not only subject knowledge, critical reasoning, and problem solving skills, but also study skills development and mentorship. Based in the NYC.