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Various worksheets on TONS of math topics you can generate for free!
Basic operations worksheet generator is updated! Make worksheets for whole numbers or integers - all four operations, including add & subtract or multiply & divide - horizontal or vertical - add a border and/or extra workspace, use a variable, and more.
Advice, reviews, and resources to help you choose a math curriculum!
Online math games, tutorials, and activities
Games you can play online, interactive tutorials, fun math websites and more. Arranged by topic/level for ease of use.
Learn how to TEACH concepts or about general concerns in math education.
In-depth reviews of math products
Math help & tutoring
A list of free message boards, math help websites, and online tutoring services.
Fun and games
I have two games on my site, plus links to many.
Game: Choose Math Operation
Word guess game (easy hangman)
Word guess game (difficult)
The Math Goodies CD
The Math Goodies CD contains 135 in-depth math lessons, divided into 14 units, in various middle school topics (exception being symbolic logic, which is more of a high school level). Each of the lessons concentrates on one topic or concept, with simple and clear explanations, several examples, and practice problems.
These lessons always end in five interactive questions (some multiple choice, some form fields with sophisticated error trapping) where the student gets immediate feedback. Each unit also has a set of 10 practice exercises and similarly a set of 10 challenge exercises.
Besides these, you will find 6 printable worksheets (PDF), interactive crossword puzzles, and one printable crossword for each unit. The CD also includes eight interactive games, one of them being the neat "Integer Football Game". Full solutions are provided for all resources.
The lessons on Math Goodies CD could be accurately described with one word: CLARITY. These lessons are to the point, avoid complicated sentences, have plenty of examples to study. The layout of the text is very clear, also, as is the navigation in the whole CD. There are small graphics to enliven the text but nothing distracting. Often, new terms can be clicked to see the definition. The whole lesson is one scrolling page. So you or your student shouldn't get lost!
For example, you could assign a student to go through a particular lesson, and do the 5 interactive exercises at the end. In case he missed something, he could go check the solutions himself, and study again. Then he could go to the next lesson in the same unit in a similar way, until finally getting to the exercise sets, worksheets, and crossword puzzles in the end of the unit.
This way, lesson by lesson, concept by concept, the student can start taking responsibility of his own studying, and discover the enjoyment of "I did it!".
I will briefly describe the individual units on the CD:
Very clear middle-school level math lessons concentrating on one concept at a time with interactive exercises and printable worksheets (+ solutions). Suits well independent learning, even for younger students.
Website Math Goodies CD by Gisele Glosser. Home license $49; upgrade from earlier version possible. Download or a physical CD.
Review by Maria Miller, MSc, author of HomeschoolMath.net