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- www.ConquerMath.cente & www.ConquerMath.center/math-is-not-magic
- Lockies Lament - a must read for unschoolers and lovers of maths!
- Teaching a Six-Year-Old Multiplication and Division Conrad Cook
- Learning to Love Math Alison Moore Smith
- MATH... and Other Tales of Horror Leslie Wilson
- Shouldn't Your Children's Curriculum Include Chess? Richard Driggers
- Why Manipulatives are Not Enough Bob Hazen
- Math Games in the Curriculum
- Math Games, Part 2
- How to Build an Abacus - by Esther Andrews
- 10 Year Old Josh Learns Multiplication Tables Rapidly Steve Wells
- Maths Fundamentals offers maths blog, free sample worksheets and activities
- Virtual Math Club
- http://www.mathcats.com/ is unschool friendly and has math crafts, Creative, open-ended maths explorations!
- Study Ladder: http://www.studyladder.com.au/ , "full fledge mathematics curriculum based system presented in a pedagogical way", free trial available
- BrainPop: http://www.brainpop.com/math/ , UK animated program, popular with children, free lesson plans, video tutorials, professional development tools, graphic organizers, groups and forums
- Time4Learning: http://time4learning.com , described as a being able to be used as a 'foundation for homeschooling', teaches concepts across all major learning areas
- Singapore Maths: http://www.singaporemath.com , "textbook shows clearly each problem and how to solve it, has corresponding student exercise books", very popular with homeschooling parents
- Accelerated Math Learning: http://www.renlearn.com/am/ , billed as the 'world's most successful maths software'.
- Mathletics: http://www.mathletics.com.au/ , popular with home educating families - homeschooled children do very well on their annual maths competition; a considerable discount is available if you are a member of the Home Education Association www.hea.edu.au
- Master Math (middle school) video lessons: http://www.mastermath.info/
- Targeting Maths Workbooks: http://www.pascalpress.com.au/NSW-Targeting-Maths-s/314.htm , complete coverage of the NSW maths syllabus, "every page is motivating, child friendly, connected to real life and enjoyable". Each state should have similar workbooks tailored to their individual state curricula. Targeting Maths offers workbooks fro Qld, NSW and Vic syllabuses.
- MathsUSee: http://mathusee.com.au/ , hands-on with manipulative blocks, short lessons
- Canadian maths learning library - teaching pdfs: http://library.nald.ca/search?q=math&collection=learning&search=Search
- Back-to-Front Maths: http://www.backtofrontmaths.com.au , Australian made problem-based maths resource
- Make a mini-abacus http://homeschoolheartandmind.blogspot.com.au/2013/03/math-craft-make-your-own-abacus.html
- Montessori approach to learning about money http://montessoritraining.blogspot.ca/2013/05/money-montessori-classroom-practical-life-coin-activities.html
Free Internet Resources
- NSA/CSS: CryptoKids - learn how to make and break codes
- Education Place Maths is a K-6 maths programme which can be done on-line and, best of all, it's free!
- Free home-schoolers website with games to play, topics to write about, and general knowledge quizzes to rack your brains! Updated weekly. www.funfitnesslearning.com
- There is another free online math page at www.smartkiddies.com - they have print outs as well as online test that can be marked online and if the child gets over a certain amount right you then can print out a certificate
- MathsGoGoGo have released the following two booklets for general use:
Mathematics at home. A document describing many activities your children can engage in at home to boost their mathematical understanding and knowledge.
Metrication. How using metric units in your everyday life can help your children understand that we live in a metric world (not an imperial one as many people would have you believe) and hence build their confidence with mathematics.
- XPMaths free worksheets
- www.MasterMath.info offers free middle school math lessons, each including a video lesson, printable worksheet, and a self-grading quiz that shows the student how to do any problem they miss.
- all about metric - National Institute of Standards & Technology
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