
MATHEMATICAL
EDUCATION
ENGLAND,
WALES
and
NORTHERN IRELAND
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==== Professional Associations for mathematics teachers ===
ATM
 MTi, online magazine
 ATM YouTube Channel
 Resources online
 East Midlands Branch (with MA)
M.A.
 East Midlands Branch (with ATM)
NANAMIC (FE Colleges)
NCETM: National Centre of Excellence in Mathematics Teaching
 Mathemapedia (new WIKI for Mathematics Education)
 NCETM Management team
=== Government sites (England and Wales) ===
Department for Education
2007 National Curriculum Online
 Mathematics
 KS3 Programme of study (2007) (2Mb pdf)
 KS4 Programme of study (2007) (1Mb pdf)
2016 National Curriculum, Mathematics:
subject Content and Assessment Objectives
National Numeracy 
Ofsted (Office for Standards in Education)  England
TDA (Training and Development Agencey for Schools)
Graduate Teacher Training Registry (including PCGE/PGDE course search)
=== Examination Boards (England and Wales) ===
AQA
 Maths  Linear Maths  Functional  Linked Pair (pilot)
EDEXCEL
 Mathematics A  Mathematics B (2010)  Functional Skills guide
OCR
 Mathematics A  Mathematics B (2010)  Methods (pilot)
MEI [Mathematics in Education and Industry]
 MEI Further Maths Support Programme
 Integral: Online Resources for Mathematics (subscription site) 
 AS Statistics (MEIOCR)
Nuffield Foundation: Mathematics for all
(Freestanding Mathematics Qualifications)
=== Other organisations ===
TES (Times Educational Supplement)
 Resources  for Mathematics
Educational Guardian
Royal Institution of Great Britain  events for Mathematics
TeachNetUK Maths pages (Specialst Schools adn Academies Trust)
Increasing the Supply of Mathematical Sciences Graduates (Project)
Chartered Mathematics Teacher
ACME (Advisory Council on Mathematics Education)
BSRLM (Brit. Soc. for Research into Learning Mathematics)
AMET (Assoc. of Mathematics Education Teachers)
NAMA (Nat. Assoc. of Mathematics Advisers)


MATHEMATICAL
EDUCATION
WORLDWIDE
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= = = = = = = = = IB = = = = = = = = =
International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO)
IGCSE and IGCSE Additional Mathematics
 from Cambridge (CIE) (2012)
 from Edexcel International (Mathematics A and B, 2009)
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=> SCOTLAND  (Standard Grade and Higher Still)
SMC (Scottish Mathematical Council)
Scottish Secondary Curriculum (Mathematics, Applied Mathematics)
=> IRELAND
NNCA (Nat Council for Curriculum and Assessment, Dublin
Curriculum online
=> NORWAY
Norwegian Center for Mathematics Education (Trondheim)
=> SWEDEN
National Center for Mathematics Education (Gothenburg)
= = = = = = = OVERSEAS = = = = = = =
=> AUSTRALIA
New National Curriculum (K => 10) May 2012

Australian Association of Math Teachers (AAMT)
 "You can do Maths"
Mathematical Association of New South Wales (MANSW)
Mathematical Association of Victoria (MAV)
Mathematical Association of WA (MAWA)
Mathematical Association of South Australia (MASA)
International Centre of Excellence for Education in Mathematics, Melbourne (ICEEM)
Australia Council for Educational Research, Melbourne (ACER)
=> CANADA
Canadian Mathematical Society
=> CHINA
Chinese Academy of Sciences [CAS]
=> NEW ZEALAND
The New Zealand Curriculum
(2010)
New Zealand Assoc. of Maths Teachers (NZAMT)
=> SINGAPORE
Association of Mathematics Educators (Singapore)
=> SOUTH AFRICA
AIMSSEC  (African Institute for Mathematical Studies Schools Enrichment Centre)
AMESA  (Association for Mathematics Education of South Africa)
IEB  (Independent Examinations Board, South Africa)
=> THAILAND
Institute for the Promotion of teaching Science and Technology [IPST]
=> USA
American Mathematical Society (AMS)
Mathematical Assoc. of America (MAA)
National Council for Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
MathTeacherEDU.org  how to become a math teacher 
National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM)
Montana Mathematics Enthusiast (MCTM)
AP Central (Courses and resources)


CLASSROOM
RESOURCES
Professional
Resources from
UK
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== TOP RECOMMENDATIONS! ==
NRICH: Online Maths Club  for students and teachers [New Look!!]

Lower/Upper Primary; Lower/Upper Secondary
NRICH Resources for Teachers
Motivate (Maths video conferences for Schools)
PLUS: Maths magazine (Who uses Mathematics)
 Teacher packages, eg: Complex Numbers, Differential Equations, Vectors and Matrices
 Engineering articles
 101 Uses of the Quadratic Equation (Chris Budd & Chris Sangwin)  Part 1, Part 2
National STEM Centre (York)  Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics network
 eLibrary Resources
 SMILE cards 
Teachit Maths: huge resource base (free and subscription)  from Bath
TES Connect Secondary Resources
 Mathematics
MATHSworld UK  proposed Museum of Mathematics un the UK
Everything is Mathematical (The TImes  Marcus du Sautoy)
 40 weeks from 10th Sept 2012)
Maths Careers (London Math.Soc., Royal Stats. Soc., I.M.A)
James Grime (Cambridge University): bits and pieces

singingbanana.com
 You Tube channel (Numberphile)
 YouTube channel (Singing Banana)
 iTunes
collection (Quite Easily Done)
 Blog
 Enigma (Code Breaking)  comign to TSM in July
Mathigon  a pictorial view of the mathematical world
by
Philipp Legner, (ex St John's College, Cambridge, now Bloomberg)
Transum Software  lively site by John Tranter
Learning for Life TV (Fortnightly tech news for teachers, from Leon Cych, Mirandanet)
==
Integral (MEI)
 Online Resources for Mathematics from MEI (subscription site)
 Free online
resources: "Integrating Mathematical Problem Solving"
Enter username: meiimps, password: imps and reach: Statistical Hypothesis Testing, also:
Maths of Biology, Business/Finance, Chemistry, Geography, Physics, Psychology/Sociology.
Exam Solutions (Stuart Sidders)  comprehensive collection of worked solutions
 OCR, Edexcel, AQA, MEI, CIE, IB, GCSE
Cambridge Digital Library (Newton's Principia, and others!) 
Math Quiz (GCSE, A Level, Foundation and University  multiple choice answers) 
MathsNet (the late Bryan Dye, Norwich)
My Maths Revision activities (Alan Jackson, CTC, Birmingham)
 now a subscription site, but the Transformation Golf is still free!
GCSE Maths Tutor (Alan Reed, Newcastle upon Tyne) 
Counton (ex Maths Year 2000) and Mathemagic (John Bibby, York)
 Maths Timeline
Maths Inspiriations (Rob Eastaway and others)  Inspiring events for 6th Formers
PixyMaths (Anthony Mitchell) 
John Mason's Applets & Animations (Open University) 
Arbelos Poster Gallery (Andrew Jobbings)
Bletchley Park  National Museum of Computing  National Archive for Educational Computing
The Enigma Project
 Enigma Cipher Challenge
PFEG  Developing financial capability in young people 
IWB Maths (Keele University)
Interactive Whiteboard Resources for secondary mathematics
Kangaroo Maths (Steve Lomax, Gloucestershire  subscription site)
 Bring on the Maths (free samples)
 Autograph Resources (Lesson Plans/Pupil Worksheets, by Alan Catley)
ECHALK (by Dr Iestyn Jones, Penarth, Wales  subscription service, some free)
 Preview  Optical Illusions 
EMATHS (Mark McCort). Emaths provides free classroom resources for teachers
BBC Revision sites:Key Stage 3 Bitesize  GCSE Bitesize  MathsFile (Games)
University of Plymouth: CIMT (Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching)
 MEP (Mathematics Enhancement Programme) Online material for Y711
 Dictionary of Units: Part 1  Part 2
 Mathematics Support Materials (Sch. of Maths and Stats)
Maths Thesaurus (Cambridge Uni)
Mathematical photos  Problem Pictures  Richard Phillips


CLASSROOM
RESOURCES
created by
BUSY TEACHERS
in the UK
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== TOP RECOMMENDATIONS! ==
Mr Barton Maths by Craig Barton (Thornleigh Salesian College, Bolton)
 Resources for teachers, pupils, parents, and'just for fun!
 Links to 5minute videos
 Diagnostic Questions (with Simon Woodhead) 
Waldo's Maths Pages: Java applets for GCSE, AS/A2 (Ron Barrow, Tunbridge Wells)
 Video collection
Hegarty Maths (Colin Hegarty,
Queensmead Academy, South Ruislip)
 Brian
Arnold: YouTube Channel
Resourceaholic and MathsGems Endless ideas flowing from Jo Morgan (London) 
Colmanweb (Graham Colman, Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form, Norwich) 
MagicMathWorks (Paul Stephenson)
 Master Classes
== TOP MATHS BLOGS ==
 Great Maths Teaching ideas  William Emeny (Wyvern Technology College in Eastleigh)
   Scoopt it! Associated blog
 Mike Hadden's Excel Blog
 Number Loving  Sharon Derbyshire and Laura ReesHughes

Mathematics, Learning and Web 2.0  fabulous blog from Colleen Young
 Matheminutes  Owen Elton (Godalming)
 TSM Resources!  Douglas Butler (Oundle)
 InteractiveMaths  Dan Clark (Abingdon/Peru)
 TSM 2013 Review
 Ptolemy.co.uk  Mathematics/Philosophy blog from
Alec McEachran (home of Furbles!)
 Singing Banana James Grime (Cambridge)
 MrMathematics (Jonathan Robinson, Salford City Academy) + blog + Bivariate Data (.xls)
 Median  Don Steward (Shrewsbury)
   Magic Squares  Choices of ICT  Core3 Notes  Ideas for 1116
==
Google Numberphile (James Grime and friends)
 Latest YouTube video  Website
CaromMaths (by Jonny Griffiths, Paston college, Norwich) 
Challenging
mathematics for Y1213
MathsPad
1116 resources from Nicola Waddilove, Sheffield
MathApps (by Mike Hall, St Peter's School, York)
 needs Mathematica Player
 short demonstrations of topics from GCSE to Further Maths
Mathsurgery (Free resources and support, from Pete Capewell, Ellesmere Port CHS)
Kjartan Poskitt
 home page (books, magic shows, maths entertainment!)
 Murderous Maths  anything goes!!
Maths is Fun (Stephen Froggatt, Oaks Park High School, Ilford)
 YouTube video on Scatter Diagrams, using Autograph
Maths Room (Michael Aitchison, Invergordon Academy  Online interactive resources)
Mathematics Revision (Mr. Lafferty, St.Andrew's Sec., Glasgow  PDF and PPT files)
Mathyou.com  Support for Scottish curriculum (Vinod Malkani) 
Mr Reddy's web resources for maths teachers (Bruno Reddy, King Solomon Academy, London)
 Geometry Toolbox
Maths Teaching (from teacher, 'Maths Chick')
Maths Workout (Alastair Duncombe, Maidstone Grammar School for Girls) 
Maths is Good for you! (Snezana Lawrence, Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys)
MathsLearn (James Yates, Skegness Grammar School)  support service for teachers
 A level resources, puzzles, forum, tutorial service
RISPS  Rich Starting Points for A level (1619) 
Making Statistics Vital
 from Jonny Griffiths, Paston College, Norfolk
PG Maths  Worksheets, notes and tests for GCSE, IGCSE, AS, A2, Further Maths
 from Paul Williams, Eton College [Edexcel syllabuses]
Meikleriggs Mathematics (Peter Mitchell, Newcastle)
 includes STEP mathematics resources, and solutions to MEI GCSE and A level papers
Mark Dabbs (Wakefield Girls HS)  growing collection of Excel and other resources
The PI FACTORY (David Whitfield, => Portland, Oregon, USA) 
MathsJam  informal pub meetings!
More Than Maths (Lois Lindemann, Dronfield Henry Fanshaw School, Derbyshire) 
Wright Robinson Specialist College (Gorton, Manchester)


CLASSROOM
RESOURCES
INTERNATIONAL
sites
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Toulouse International School, France (Oliver Bowles, Jim Noble, Richard Wade)
 InThinking: IB Maths HL/SL
 InThinking: IB Maths Studies
 InThinking: IB Middle Years Program
Mathster 
Worksheets, Online Assessments, Videos, Reporting to GCSE, A level and IB
(Richard Noble, Mark Edes, Andy Hardy  Harrow International School, Bangkok, Thailand) 
iTunes U
 What's On  ECIS  Open University  Oxford University  MIT
code.org  learn to code! 
TEDEd 'TED'style Mathematics videos than can be enhanced with content
Oxford Study Courses (OCS)
Coursera  the World's Best Courses, Online, for free


CLASSROOM
RESOURCES
EUROPEAN
sites
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=> AUSTRIA
Maths Online (University of Vienna): resources, tools, applets
=> BULGARIA
Resources from Yordan Petrov: Math10
=> ESTONIA
EquMath  math lessons from Algebra to Differential Equations! 
=> FRANCE
Coniques [de Figues Animée pour la Physique, Geneviève Tulloue, Grenoble Uni]
MathPrépa Mathematics in Application of Insurance and Risk Management (Lycée du Park, Lyon)
Le Kangourou des Mathematics  Le Chat Bleu
Mathematical Imagery by Jos Leys  Galleries
=> GERMANY
The Derivative Calculator (by David Scherfgen, Bonn) 
Imaginary  Open Mathematics (Mathematischen Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, Germany)
Munich International School:
 IB Vodcasting 
 MIS Gr9 YouTube channel!
Spirals
=> IRELAND
Maths Eyes (Dublin) 
=> NETHERLANDS
Freudenthal Institute (Utrecht University)
 home Thinklets Wisweb: Applets (grades 7  12) 
=> PORTUGAL
Puzzles with polyhedra and numbers (Jorge Rezende, Universidade de Lisboa)
=> SPAIN
Triangle Geometry (Ricardo Barroso Campos, Universidad de Sevilla)
=> UKRAINE
Formulator and Tarsia (free download) 

CLASSROOM
RESOURCES
USA
sites
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== TOP MATH BLOGS from USA ==
Dan Meyer,
 TED talk
 Blog
 3 Act Math tasks 
Antonio Cangiano, technical evangelist: MathBlog.com
Blog of Blogs!!: Mathblogging.org
== ONLINE BOOKS and COURSES ==
K12 FlexBooks(California)  free online text books
STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics
Khan Academy
 vast resource of recorded video lessons by Sal Khan (Math, Science, Humanities)
 Associated videos from Vi
Hart
MathPlanet (Vestavia Hills High School, Birmingham, Alabama)

PreAlgebra  Algebra1,2  Geonetry  SAT  (Calculus)
Museum of Mathematics (MoMath), New York
==
MetaCalculator(Vernon Morris, Math/computer science teacher, Westchester County , New York)
 Graphing Calculator, Scientific Calculator, Matrix Calculator, Statistics Calculator 
 IOS version available (iPad)
A+ click Math (Math and logic puzzles from anonymous authin in USA) 
 blog
Lesson Plans by Share my Lesson  by teachers for teachers 
Resources for USA from TES Connect
Online Schools Texas: Mathematics
Huge collection of online University courses
Mathematica based resources
 WolframAlpha
 Wolfram Demonstrations
 Wolfram MathWorld (Encyclopedia from Wolfram Research, based on Mathematica)
 The Integrator (any integral, by Mathematica) (+ the History of integration)
Online Encylcopedia of Integer Sequences (OEIS, New Jersey)
Jet Punk  hundreds of quizzes from John and Dan Hostetler (Ann Arbor/Seattle)
 Mathematical quizzes 
OhioORC.org  Resources and puzzles (Ohio)
NCTM Illuminations  Activities, Lessons, Standards, Web Links
Digital Libraryfrom Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
Mathebookby Patty Smith (Math Learning Center, Cleveland, Ohio)
Free Math Worksheets and Video tutorials designed for different learning levels:
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives
Physics Education Technology Simulations (University of Colorado at Boulder)
Calculus Applets for AP Calculus AB/BC (Tom Downey)
 WebCompMath (Java components used in Calculus Applets)
Mathbits  fun, yet challenging, lessons and activities
Scratch (a sort of Java Logo!)  Math applets 
MathsVids  recorded lessons from Middle School to College (Ryan Andersen) 
Dynamic resources from:
 Nils Abhel (Deerfield Academy, Mass). Follow onscreen instructions
 Matt Kawski  (Arizona State University)
 Wayne Allen Bateman (Utah)  Visual Math Learning
Spherical Easel  Applet for spherical geometry (David Austin, Grand Valley State Uni, Michegan)
The Math Forum (Drexel University)
Mrs Glosser's Math Goodies!
Graphics for the Calculus Classroom (JAVA)
Video Math Tutor (Luis Anthony Ast, Arizona) 
Math.com Hot subjects and free software
Index of NETS (Life is a Story) s
SOS Mathematics (El Paso, Texas)  math review material from Algebra to Differential Equations!
Virtual Polyhedra (George Hart)
Zona Land  Simulations for Physics and Math from Ed Zobel
Geometry Applets (Saltire, Oregon)
North American phone area codes and locations


CLASSROOM
RESOURCES
REST OF
THE WORLD
sites
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=> AUSTRALIA
Passy's World of Mathematics (Paul Pascoe, St Francis Xavier College, Berwick, VIC) 
Ryans Tutorials (incl Binary, Problem Solving)  Ryan Chadwick, Sydney NSW 
The Interactive Mathematics Classroom (Rex Boggs, Rockhampton, QLD)
Interactive Mathematics on the Internet (Barry Kissane, Perth WA)
Mathematics Centre (from Black Douglas PES, Moonbank VIC)
 Picture Puzzles 
 Maths300
Interactive Resources by TES iboard (Resources for Australia)
Mathematics and Science Careers videos (Flinders University, Adelaide)
CACTUS (Calculator and Computer Technology User Service!)  Hartley Hyde, Flagstaff Hill, SA
TIMES Modules (The Improving Mathematics Education in Schools)
Schemes of work for the new Australia Curriculum
Maths and Stats by email (Australian Bureau of Statistics/AMSI) 
SeeMath.com (Tal Greengard, Australia)
Resources from Melbourne University (Mathematics Education, Kaye Stacey)
 Foundations for Teaching Arithmetic  Teaching Mental and Written Computation
 CASCAT: Computer Algebra Systems: Curriculum, Assessment and Teaching
Explorations in Maths: Indices and Logs (Rod Seldon, Sydney)
MathXTC (St Stephen's School, Carramar, Westerm Australia)
Great Sea Shells! [Des Beechey, NSW]
Some Magnetic Island Plants [Donald Simpson, QLD]
=> CANADA
Mathematics of Planet Earth (MPE)  Candian Mathematical Society, and others 
 Resources
Eyeball  Estimating goemetric properties (from Matthias Wandel's woodworking site, Canada) 
Poly  Explore polyhedra (to download from Pedagoguery Software)
Resources from Jill Britton, Camosun College, Victoria, BC
 Symmetry and Tessellations 30 Activities  Fun with Curves & Topology: Topics 112  Topics 1318
 The occurrence of Conics   Escher in the Classroom  Polyhedra Pastimes
Appetizers and Lessons for Math and Reason
 150 web pages and online texts, by Alan Selby (CAM Internet, Montreal)
Mathematics Magazine (Grades 112)  Aurora, Toronto, Ontario
=> CHINA (Hong Kong)
Whistler Alley Mathematics (Paul Kunkel, Hong Kong)
Arthur Lee's Resources Mathbook (Educ. Dept, Hong Kong University)
=> INDONESIA
Tim Knight's Blog (Bali) 
=> INDIA
Number Recreations (Shyam Sunder Gupta, Chief Engineer, South Eastern Railway)
=> JAPAN
Mathematical JAVA applets  [new URL, but still Java, so sadly no mobile use]
Nearly 300 applets, mostly on geometry, trigonometry and calculus
=> PERU
Geometry stepbystep (Antonio Gutierrez)
 The Landscape of Geometrical Terms  Experiencing Geometry (David Henderson)
=> PHILIPPINES
Math and Multimedia Blog (Guillermo Baustista, University in Philippines)
 Multimedia posts
 Geogebra posts
=> SINGAPORE
Interactive Mathematics  Learn mathematics by playing with it! (Murray Bourne, Singapore)
 Millionnaire Calculus Game  The Math behing Beauty (Golden Ratio) 
=> SOUTH AFRICA
SchoolMaths.com (Dr Gerrit Stols, University of Pretoria, RSA)
 Interactive Mathematics

MS Office Mathematics tools
Dynamic Math Learning (Mike de Villiers, University of DurbanWestville, RSA)
 Dynamic Geometry Sketches
=> UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Christmaths Competitions! from Mark Chadwick,
The British School, Al Khubairat, Abu Dhabi 
Experiment and Explore Mathematics
Dr Abdelkader Dendane, United Arab Emirates University, UGRU, Abu Dhabi
(Java Applets and HTML5 applets from UAE University)


MATHEMATICAL
ENTERTAINMENT
GAMES
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Andrew Jeffrey  The Mathematical Magician
 Home  Newsletter (sign up for monthly email of great ideas and links)
Colin Wright  The Juggling Mathematician 
 Home (Maths, Design, Juggling, Computing)  Colin  Juggling
Maths in a Suitcase  Selwyn can Zeller (Edgbaston) 
Nick's Mathematical Puzzles (Nick Hobson, UK)
FLASHYMATHS (JohnPaul Green)  fun and games
Mothmatic  arithmetic games from Craig Gibson 
Pass the Pigs (Gary Kramer)
Subtangent  Millionaire, Countdown, etc
Combination Lock puzzle
Puzzles.com  Puzzle links
Funderstanding Rollercoaster!
CSF Software (Chris Farmer)
'Countdown' for Maths  'Who Wants to be a Millionaire'  for maths AND a game designer
10 quick questions  Word search creator, etc
Interactive Mathematics, Miscellany and Puzzles (CuttheKnot)
Unsolved Mathematical Problems (Wolfram Research)
Puzzles Codes and Cyphers (CIMT, Plymouth Uni)
Math is Fun! (Rod Pierce, USA)  Spanish version
Nim  Pearl3 Flash Animation!


MATHEMATICAL
ENTERTAINMENT
NUMBER
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=> FIBONACCI and the GOLDEN RATIO
Ron Knott:Nature  Golden Section
Gary Meisner: The Golden Number
=> SIMON SINGH BBC Broadcasts (Radio 4)
Five Numbers (0, PI, PHI, i, INFINITY) [Mar 02]
Another Five Numbers (4, 7, Largest Prime, Kepler's Conjecture, Game Theory) [Oct 03]
A further Five Numbers (1, 2, 6, 6.67 x 10^11, 1729) [Aug 05]
Simon's Newsletter
=> Marcus de Soutoy "The Code" (BBC tv, 2011)
Search for "marcus du sautoy code"
in Google videos  DVD available (Amazon)
Nice exerpt:
Fractals and movies
Useful ' How to use' blog from Nordin Zube (Randwick Girls High School, NSW)
=> PI
42 Explore "PI"
Wolfram Mathworld: "PI"
Simon Singh "Five Numbers" 2 (PI)  Listen
"PI  sing it!!"
How Random is PI? (BBC, David Whitehouse)
Buffon's Needle  estimate for PI  Java Applet
=> PRIME NUMBERS and INTEGERS, etc
Integer Lists to full accuracy
[Powers of 2, Pythag. triples, Primes/Mersenne, Factorials, Pascal's triangle]
Mersenne Primes  The Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search
Casting out the Nines (Mindreader game), also: Registing Robin [both: (10x + y) – (x + y) = 9x]
The Prime Pages (Chris Caldwell, University of Tennise, Martin)
Not Just Sums (by Emily Hillier, Wokingham)
 Daily Starter
Roman Numerals Calculator
Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences
Names for large numbers (Russ Rowlett, N Carolina)
Prime factors of any integer (up to 18 digits)
=> POWERS of 10, and SPACE!
Powers of 10 A tree in Florida from 10^23 metres down to 10^(–16) [39 images)
 Powersof 10 Teaching resources
NASA: Eyes on the Solar System
(needs a plugin) 
Universcale (Nikon) Miscellaneous objects from 1027 metres to 10^–15 (45 categories) 
How Big is the Earth? [from the Planets to Antares!!] 
The Scale of the Universe   YouTube size comparison
Hotel Infinity 

MATHEMATICAL
ENTERTAINMENT
ART
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=> GENERAL
Ruth Carver's Internet Math Projects
Benford's Law (from Plus Maths, Issue 9 Sept 99)
Flatland (Edwin Abbott 18381926, text only)  Flatland  the movie (trailer  movie to buy)
Graph Paper printer!
Education ClipArt from University of South Florida)

=> TRANSPORT FUN
Maiden flight of the Boeing 747 (1969)
Mathematical error caused loss of Mars spacecraft (1999)
Airbus 380
=> ART and FRACTALS
Bugman  amazing graphics (Paul Nylander)
Esher's 'Waterfall' (1938)
ARTSY
M. C. Escher  a selection, part of the amazing collection of artists and museums
Math and Music connections (from zZounds.com, USA)

Grotesque Geometry (Tessellations, from Andrew Crompton, Manchester) \
The Fractal Microscope (Java Simulation)
Fractals (elementary/middle schools) by Cynthia Lanius, Rice University (Houston)
Mathematically inspired art (Mary Rouncefield)

Xoas Fractal Generator (to download) 

MATHEMATICAL
ENTERTAINMENT
MOVIES
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=> YOUTUBE Mathematical Videos
 Tacoma Narrows Bridge
 London to Brighton in 2 Minutes
 Tom Lehrer: New Math
 Ma and Pa Kettle Math (1949): [25/5 = 14!] (4Mb)
 Abbott and Costello 'In The Navy' (1941): [28/7 = 13!]
 Also here, from Math in the Movies]
 Donald in Mathmagic Land (Disney, 1959 26 min)
 Friday math movie: Fractals  Hunting the Hidden Dimension (PBS, 55 min)
 Fractals and the movies (excerpt, Marcus du Soutoy  5 min)
 'e' and 'PI' ... and 'i'
 The Dot and the Line
 'I will Derive' [parody of 'I will survive']
 Calculus Rhapsody [parody of 'Bohemian Rhapsody']
 Dominoes Pool
 100m records 
 Disturbing trends in Math skills (Washington State Uni)
 Did you know? (from a Colorado High School)
 Math Snacks  Number Rights (fractions!)
 Number Town (fractions!)
 RSA Animated
"Crisis of Capitalism" (David Harvey)

 Impossible projectile!!  (the reality!)

 YouTube Maths selection from Craig Barton (Range HS, Formby)
=> Movie Search Engines
 VideoSurf (finds from all possible sources)
 Blinkx (over 35 million hours of video!)
 Mathematics and Science Careers videos (Flinders University, Adelaide)
=> MATHEMATICS and the MOVIES
Apple Movie Trailers:
 Finding Nemo  Shrek 2  Ice Age 2
Math in the Movies  Stand & Deliver: totally based on fact.
Mathematics in Movies (collection from Oliver Knill, Harvard)
Math from The Simpsons!
Numb3rs (CBS tv)


MATHEMATICAL
ENTERTAINMENT
Competitions
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=> MATHEMATICS COMPETITIONS
UKMT (UK Mathematics Trust) Competitions for 1118 year olds
International Mathematical Olympiad
British Mathematical Olympiad
Australia Mathematics Trust
Canadian Mathematics Society
World Compendium of Mathematics Competitions
SEAMC Competition (SE Asia Maths Contest) 

MATHEMATICAL
ENTERTAINMENT
History
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=> HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS
History of Mathematics (St Andrews University, Scotland)
BSHM (The British Society for the History of Mathematics)
The Tunnel of Samos
Famous Mathematicians (Nanie Bates, Hippo Ventures Inc, Melbourne)
Maths is Good for you! (Snezana Lawrence, Dover, UK)
Math Words (fully linked dictionary by Pat Ballew)
Correct Pronounciation of Mathematicians (Andrew Marcinkiewicz, USA)
Babbage Difference Engine (Science Museum, London)
Egyptian Fractions (Ron Knott)
=> MATHEMATICAL DICTIONARIES (suggested by Barry Kissane, Perth Australia)
The University of Cambridge Mathematics Thesaurus (NRICH)


MATHEMATICAL
ENTERTAINMENT
Bits & bobs
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=> TESSELLATIONS What are Tessellations (Coolmath)
=> Slide Rules and Calculators
UniVirtual Slide Rule (Andrew Davie, Hobart) Slide Rule simulation (Derek Ross) 
Soviet Calculators!
=> HELP with Excel
ExcelEasy (Niels Weterings, Amsterdam)  superb!! 
Mr Excel (Ohio)
=> VECTORS and MATRCES, 3D
SOS: Matrix Algebra
3D Vector Cross Product (JAVA)
3D VectorLand (Paul Kirby, Nortel)
Les 5 Polyèdres de Platon, et d'Archimède (CabriJava, France)
LiveGraphics 3D Examples (Martin Kraus,using Mathematica)
Picture Spice  Polyhedra  dynamic nets using MS Silverlight (Declan Brennan) 
=> A bit of fun
Create your own Picasso Head!
Monopoly: country index; UK site


MATHEMATICAL
ENTERTAINMENT
PRIMARY FUN
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=> ICT for PRIMARY MATHEMATICS (ages 511)
Ancient Egypt
SeeMath.com (Tal Greengard, Australia) 
Start Local  Great Graphing Resources G18 (Australia) 
Math Exercises for Kids (from Nelsy, USA) 
Fun with Tables: Pop Lock and Learn
DCBeagle Challenges (Douglas Buchanan, formerly at Eagle House School, Berkshire) 
 fun for ages 713
1000 Problems to Enjoy (fitting the Key Stage 3 Numeracy Strategy)
Math Apprentice  USA career site for Middle Schools (Grade 47)
Motor Sport Mathematics  KS14 resources from Cranfield University
Top Marks  fun and games  NIM
Kidsweb  resources and search engine for kids!
Shambles list of Primary Mathematics resources
NRICH: Online Maths Club  Tiers: 1(age 612), 2(814)
TUTPUP!; Play  Compete  Learn (form Mind Candy Ltd, Battersea, London) 
Integer Lists to full accuracy
Ambleside Primary School (The Lake District, UK) 

PROBABILITY
& STATISTICS
DATA SETS
TSM: Useful Files
TSM Data
(zip file)
Douglas' feature
for ATM (MTi)
"Having Fun
with Statistics"
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Sites for creating and sharing data
Royal Statistical Society/Plymouth University:
Stats 2013 At School  Flier 
UK Census @ School project:
Census at School (UK)  Random Data Selector  Data Tool 
Experiments at School
Census at School (International)  International Data Selector
 data from UK, Ireland, South Africa, Canada, Australia, New Zealand
Sport
at School 
Home  Rowing at School  Cycling at School
Smart Census  Explore the UK 2011 Census
Australian Census @ School project:
 Census online (Australia)  Random Data Sampler
 Interactive population data
 2012 National Summary Tables 
Sites that deliver raw data
NOTE: Some data sets on the web are already in Excel's XLS format.
Some are nicely organised in tables, and so will copy and paste directly into Excel
Others will paste annoyingly into a single column in Excel. For these, and with the data still selected,
use the "Data" => "Text to Columns" option => "Delimited" => "Space" usually does it, then 'Fi'nish'.
The Guardian DATA STORE 
Crazy World Maps 
More Crazy World Maps
Google Public Data Explorer 
Google NGRAMS
Global Internet Use (Wiki)
Nationmaster  world statistics (by Rapid Intelligence, Sydney) 
Google Fusion Tables (Gather, visualize and share data online) 
Kaggle ("We are making Data Science a Sport!") 
DASL: USA Data and Story Library (1996  a bit old now, but still good data)
OzDASL (Univ of Queensland)
The Data Library (Math Forum)
Historical Weather data (UK)
UK Lotto [useful data on "All Winning Numbers" page]
Wisdom of the Crowd (InThinking  Teach Maths 
World Earthquake data 
 Dec 2004 roundup, including Boxing Day Tsunami
Nuclear Explosions timeline 
UK Premier Football results and statistics
There are further xls data resources on the TSM Useful Files page, including:
 Sports Data (xls)  World Population Data (xls)  Baby Data (xls)
Sites that deliver information
Wind stats from around the world  now using Google Maps
Names and their history
Who drives on the LEFT and who on the RIGHT?
World Bank: Data  Data Visualizer (similar to Gapminder)
 by topic  by country
My Life in Numbers (Phil Latham, Shenfield, Essex)
 blog
Eureopean Commission statistics 
Time Maps (World History)
Cricket World Cup 2011  graphs and charts! 
 EnglandIreland! (Worm chart)
CIA Fact Book
General World Statistics (from the amazing infoplease.com)
Data from UN, by country (Only 6 countries at a time)
UK National Statistics
Google Gapminder (dynamic country statistics) by Hans Rosling (Sweden)
 Explanatory video from TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design  USA)
 The Joy of Stats 
 200 Countries, 200 years, 4 minutes
 Gapminder videos from Craig Barton
 Human Development Trends (Flash powerpoint, 2005  needs installing)
World Clock
Demographic statistics (incl. up to minute world pop.)
GraphJam  whacky piecharts!
Global Carbon Emissions  animated, by countries
Population Pyramids for various regions of the World
Information is Beautiful  new perspectives on world data (by David McCandless, London)

The true Size of Africa  The Billion Dollar Gram  Debtris!


PROBABILITY
& STATISTICS
TEACHING
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=> TEACHING PROBABILITY and STATISTICS
Royal Statistical Society
RSS Centre for Statistical Education (Univ. of Plymouth) 
StatsTutor (Loughborough and Coventry Universities) 
Making Statistics Vital (Jonny Griffiths, Norfolk) 
Rice Virtual Lab in Statistics (Rice University, Houston, Texas)
 Simulations/Demonstrations
 Sampling Distribution simulation
Plus Magazine Teacher Package: Probability and Statistics 
Sidney Tyrrell's home page (probability and statistcs, Coventry University)
DISCUSS statistics teaching resources (Coventry University)
The Birthday Problem: Simulation (Stanford Uni.), Theory (Math Forum)
VESTAC: JAVA Statistics (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium)
Stats4Schools (Lesson plans and data, from Office for National Statistics, Newport, Wales)
Teaching Statistics  (Wiley)
CAST: Computer Assisted Statistics Teaching
[registration required]
 a complete course, by Doug Stirling, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand

