Math Tracks
• Math and Careers by Charles de Krafft  Have you had students ask why do I need to learn this math? How will it help me? I will never use this math anyway. Students need to see the connection between math in the classroom and careers to understand why math is important.
• Problem Solving Skills by Beverly Smith  The Tennessee Standard states: "ESTIMATION, MEASUREMENT, AND COMPUTATION: In order to develop understanding of Estimation, Measurement, and Computation, the mathematics curriculum should include problems which require students to apply appropriate tools and units of measuremen and to develop effective estimation and computation strategies for producing reasonable results.
• Math and Careers by Charles de Krafft Have you had students ask why do I need to learn this math? How will it help me? I will never use this math anyway. Students need to see the connection between math in the classroom and careers to understand why math is important.
• Stock Market Math by julie gillen  To succeed in seventh grade math, students must be adept at converting fractions to decimals. In order for them to progress into higher level math skills, it is essential that they understand the relationships between fractions and decimals.
• We live in a world of Mathematics by Brad Papa This track is designed to improve ones ability in problem solving. This will be accomplished by doing the following: there will be helpful hints available; there will be word problems provided which have been worked out; there will be plenty of brain teasers.
• Real World Math Lessons by Celeste Posner This helpful track offers a variety of real world math applications. Teachers can use this track to gather ideas on how to incorporate real world math lessons into their classrooms. Students can learn how math effects their daily lives.
• Middle School Math by Jenni Miller This track is designed to provide teachers with useful games to use in the classroom.
• Reviewing Middle School Math Skills by Judy Smith This track is designed to provide middle school students with access to interactive math sites.
• Geometry--Middle School by Mary Virginia Meredith These are sites that complement the geometry unit. This unit addresses one of the lowest-scoring areas in this class's Terra Nova mathematics assessment. From a total of 20 students only 6 had Objective Performance Indices that were greater than 75. The tracks feature a "Geometry Problem of the Week."

• Creating a Mathematical Story by Rebecca Duncan Seventh grade language arts students need practice in organizing information in paragraph form to make communication understandable and therefore effective. Practice in writing with this purpose in mind will make my students more proficient in this most essential skill. Many times writing becomes a just another odious chore for students.
• Fractions by Pamela Cromie This unit is designed to further develop understanding of fractions. Students may be able to "do fractions", but they may have a difficult time conceptualizing fractions and understanding the operational sense of fractions.
• Fractions in Everyday Life by Marie Eastman The students will be able to compute fractions they have learned and see how they can be used in every day life. They will show their knowledge in areas of concept, use and applying of fractions. This is shown through multiplying and dividing of fractions.
• Math Mania by david landrum The stated learning gap is measurement. The unit Math Mania was chosen because it combines shop activities with measurements. I chose this unit because it allowed my students to use the internet to solve math problems.
• Measurement - Area by Alan Reed This track is designed to be used with an eighth grade classconcentrating on measurement and specifically the skill of finding area. http://www.ael.org/rel/state/tn/math/6-8spat.htm
• Brain Salad: Math Extension Activities by Gary Cantrell This set of sites and pages was designed as extension activities for advanced math students in the fifth grade. The activities are student centered but provide opportunity for the teacher to develop rewards and/or evaluation instruments.
• Math Practice by Melody Paige When students have extra class time, they may check out the Math Practice track to test their math skills by visiting some 'fun' math Web sites.
• Math History and Famous Mathematicians by Lynnae Clappison Explore Math history with the Greek, Arabic and Islamic cultures. Learn about Famous people in Math History. Manipulate Geometric figures.
• Patterns, Functions & Algebraic Thinking by Kim Smith Cube Coloring Problem helps students determine a pattern from the problem, write exponents from the problem, predict the pattern for larger cubes, graph the growth patterns, and extend to algebra. Probability: The Study of Chance will enable student to conduct an experiment, determine if a game is "fair", and collect data.
• Fraction Actions by Kristie Bartlett In my research of Terra Nova scores of my 8th grade Math students, it was evident that my students struggle with the concept of fractions. It is necessary for students to have an understanding of fraction concepts in order to be successful in Math class.
• Money and Resources by Janice Hubbard This track will help my students practice identifying and counting money. This unit will address the 6-8 math standard on estimation, measurement, and computation using money. In order to develop understanding of estimation, measurement, and computation using money, the mathematics curriculum should include problems which require students to apply appropriate skill practice.
• Discovering Pi by Carolyn Carr Fifty percent of my 7th grade special education math class has great difficulties with subtraction problems that involve borrowing. This is an essential skill in which to master before higher levels of math can be achieved, such as division. This internet unit will assist students in mastering this skill in mathematics.
• Math 7 Subtraction by Suzie Ramey Fifty percent of my 7th grade special education math class has great difficulties with subtraction problems that involve borrowing. This is an essential skill in which to master before higher levels of math can be achieved, such as division.
• Graphs by Syri Walls The stated learning gap for this 7th grade math class is reading and interpreting graphs. The unit "M&M Graphing and Probability" was chosen because it provides a hands-on lesson for teaching concepts about graphing. Graphs can be tools for stimulating discussion, and aids in promoting mathematical thinking.
• Geometry - It's Everywhere! by Cheryl Buchanan How many times do you get asked, "When am I ever going to use this again?" Students think that math should stay in math problems, science should stay in science situations, and social studies should remain as the past. Students need to realize that all this subjects are intertwined.
• Grade 6 Mathematics: Measurement by Danny Green This unit was chosen for the learning gap in 6th grade Math Measurement because it meets the State Math Content Standards for Grades 6-8 in Estimation, Measurement, and Computation. This unit allows students to develop an understanding of estimation, measuement, and computation. Lessons include problems which require students to apply skills.
• Fun With Problem Solving by Joyce Sanders This unit is design to help 6-8th grade students with problem solving skills in math. Lessons are fun and encourage students to solve real-life mathematical problems. A TN Curriculum Framework Content for Math Standards for Grades 6-8 is NUMBER SENSE AND NUMBER THEORY.
• Graphing and Probability by john eledge In evaluating sixth grade math students in Section A, 47% of these students did not have a basic understanding of graphing and probability. They were unable to analyze, graph and interpret experimental and theoretical probabilities.
• Mathland by Butch Miller A historical, fun, educational, and interactive change of pace.
• Starting Points for Teachers of Math (Grades 7-12) by Jennifer Holvoet This track highlights lessons and resources available on the World Wide Web to enhance the teaching of mathematics, algebra, calculus, and geometry to students in junior high and high school.
• Fun with Probability by Mike Attaway This track introduces students to probability and gives them opportunities to practice.
• Pythagorean Thereom and Beyond by Sara Christiansen This is a track designed to acquaint students with the history as well as the application of the Pythagorean Thereom and its extensions.
• Math = Useful + Fun by Grace Patton When the students get discouraged here are some sites to demonstrate why math is useful and at the same time is enjoyable.
• Learning Algebra by david c. moskal This track will be dealing with learning algebra. While completing the track, the student will learn the definition of algebra, the pythagorean theorem, the distance formula, algebra postulates and functions, multiple algebra functions, and finally they can ask Dr. Math any math(algebra) questions.
• Linear Equations - Algebra Made Easy by Tracy Jackson While completing this track, students will learn the definition of linear equation, slope, and y-intercept. They will practice graphing lines using the y-intercept and slope. Finally, students will be able to ask Dr. Math any algebra questions they may have.
• Logic Based Problem Solving by Scott T. Eveslage The ability to think logically is an important skill to acquire. Develop an understanding of logical thinking and hone your skills with logic based problem solving activities!
• Algebra 101 by Randi Sereres This track is designed to help students learn about two of the basics of algebra: variables and equations.
• Math Mania by Angela Neria This track looks at fun math sites! Answer questions and enjoy the fun that math can bring to your students!
• P.S. Think Twice by Amber Jackman & Jacqueline Weyer This track is designed to help teachers and other students understand the process of problem solving. The sites will show that problem solving is not only used in mathematics, but in everyday life.
• Let's Play With Fractions by Jamila Johnson This track provides descriptions of the concepts and lessons on fractions (a division of Number Theory). This also has an instructional game that students can use in groups of four. Students should find these sites very useful and interactive.
• Call on me!:) Algebra Hotline--need help? by Kathy Hay Do you need some help? Have you missed a class or two of Algebra? Do you want to seek enrichment? Explore the listed web-sites for help and/or for enrichment! Recommended for: Math, Grade 8
• Fraction Fun for 6th Grade Students by Becky Cate In my research of Terra Nova scores of 6th grade students in our school system,it was evident that students struggle with the concept of fractions. It is necessary for students to have an understanding of fraction concepts in order to be successful in math class and to succeed on achievement tests.
• Area by Brian Tate This track will aid the students in the calculation and understanding of Area.
• Problem Solving by VICKY MATTHEWS TLW create their own word problems for a better understanding. Students will become more familiar with the mathematical terms in word problems. This will enable the student to work out their problems.
• Unit Plan on Decimals by Marcia Johnson In order to develop Number Sense and an understanding of number theory the curriculum must include problems which require students to recognize, represent, and model real numbers and operations related to decimals. The student will: (1) Demonstrate an understanding of decimal identification; (2) Demonstrate an understanding of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
• Measurement--Area and Perimeter by Katy Buckner This activity is a performance assessment designed to measure students' understanding and ability to use area and perimeter. It will address the area of measurement in the Tennessee Curriculum Framework. Specifically, it addresses the ability to demonstrate with manipulative materials the relationships between perimeter and area.
• Census 2000- Tables, Charts, and Graphs by Christy Hazelwood Math Standards Grade 6-8 Statistics and Probability -Collect, organize, and describe data -Formulate and test hypotheses, draw conclusions, and make convincing arguments that are based on data analysis. -construct, interpret, and use various displays of data to answer questions and solve problems.
• FDP3 (Fractions, Decimals, & Percents) by Jamie Broyles The standard for this unit states....NUMBER SENSE AND NUMBER THEORY: In order to develop Number Sense and an understanding of Number Theory, the mathematics curriculum must include problems which require students to recognize, represent, and model real numbers and operations verbally, physically, symbolically, and graphically.
• Algebraic Equation Tutorial Project by Susan Mullan This unit gives students needed practice with solving algebraic equations. This unit effectively addresses the learning gap of solutions for basic algebraic equations. The unit addresses the Math 6-8 cluster of the curriculum standard of ALGEBRAIC THINKING.
• Down the road to Division by Dixie Bowen With an interest in parent involvement, I chose these sites with the idea that parents and students could work together to strengthen the student's (and possibly the parent's) division skills. Whole number operations, specifically division, is the standard addressed. The unit involves learning and practicing division skills.
• 7th grade math by James Clark This unit study aims to develop self-confidence, restore self-esteem and enhance math skills among a specific group of students. It will include various skill usage through activities and selected drills that encourage math application.
• Algebra by Lynn Hipkins Not all students can learn Algebra the same way. I have found some excellent sites to help those having trouble with Algebra.
• Fractions, Decimals, and Percents by Phillip Sanders This track is designed to address the standard of Estimation, Measurement, and Computation. However, more specificaly is addresses the learning expectation; compute and estimate with rational numbers including whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and intergers.
• Making Sense of Geometry by dave vaccaro The stated learning gap is calculating surface area. The unit, Making Sense of Geometry, was chosen because it requires the students to calculate surface area in a variety of ways and then place their work in a portfolio. The sixth grade Math/6-8 cluster Spatial Sense and Geometric Concepts.
• Ratio and Percents by Angie Murdock The stated learning gap is reading, modeling and using ratio and percents. One strand in the Tennessee Curriculum Framework for math grades 6 - 8 that this track addresses is: In order to develop Number Sense and an understanding of Number Theory.
• Math in Daily Life by Barry Lane This track will guide students through estimations and computations to help them solve a variety of real-life problems. Students explore the concepts of probability, interest and percents, exponential growth, area, and computation of fractions using real-life situations. Students will calculate probability, interest and percents, exponential growth, and area.
• Math in the Real World by Gary Grills Students will be able to: 1. Work with all kinds of percentages. 2. Make a fake checking account with old checkbooks. 3. Make a fake savings account and keep up with it. 4. Keep up with wages, including deductions with a sum that I give them.
• Geometry & Measurement by LB Berg This track contains information and activities to help students understand concepts of Geometry and Measurement.
• Don't You Just Love Math? by Tamara Whittington This track is designed to involve students in a variety of math skills. The students will answer questions, play educational math games, and create and work out questions of their own.
• Consumer's Math by Pam Lally This track is designed to be used year long with middle school math students. It will help students to see how math afftects them in everyday life.
• Stock Market Math by julie gillen Track Star: To succeed in seventh grade math, students must be adept at converting fractions to decimals. In order for them to progress into higher level math skills, it is essential that they understand the relationships between fractions and decimals.
• Chances Are ...by Angela Hollier This is designed for middle school or high school math students. It involves various math sites related to introductory probability.
• Fraction, Decimal, Percent: Conversion and Application by Frances McGill How can students with a math disability comprehend the multiple concept of interchanging fractions, decimals, and percents to solve problems? The goal of this track is to provide lessons to help develop basic skills for the content standards of representing and using numbers in a variety of equivalent forms.
• Exploring Geometry through the art of Pablo Picasso by Barbara Crews In reviewing my students on geometry concepts, I found students were not relating simple geometric shapes to objects and pictures around them. A TN Curriculum Framework Standard for Visual Art, Grades 6-8, relates to children needing opportunities to look at and talk about art.
• Metic and Standard Measurement by Kelly Crandell My Terra Nova scores showed that sixth graders were still unfamiliar with Measurement, both standard and metric. In order to understand both units of measurement, the math curriculum must offer students an opportunity to observe and practice both forms of measurement.
• Word Problems by Beverly Smith The Tennessee Standard states: "NUMBER SENSE AND NUMBER THEORY: In order to develop Number Sense and an understanding of Number Theory, the mathematics curriculum must include problems which require students to recognize, represent, and model real numbers and operations verbally, physically, symbolically, and graphically."
• Fractions in sixth grade by eddie rowe The Terra Nova scores of 6th grade students in our school system,it was evident that students struggle with the concept of fractions. It is necessary for students to have an understanding of fraction concepts in order to be successful in math class and to succeed on achievement tests.
• Negative and Positive Numbers by Carolyn Carr Teacher made tests have shown 85% of the students have difficulty in collecting, organizing, representing, and interpreting data. A TN curriculum framework content for math standards in grade 6-8 is statistics and probability.
• Graphing in 6th Grade by Keith Sanders The stated learning gap for this 6th grade class is the reading and interpreting of graphs. The unit "M&M Graphing and Probability" was chosen because it provides a relevant lesson for teaching concepts about graphing.
• Graphs by Margaret Carroll The stated learning gap for this 8th grade class is the reading and interpreting of graphs. The unit "M&M Graphing and Probability" was chosen because it provides a relevant lesson for teaching concepts about graphing.
• Great Graphs by Jim Fletcher The stated learning gap for this 6th grade class is reading and interpreting graphs. The unit "M&M Graphing and Probability" was chosen because it provides a hands-on lesson for teaching concepts about graphing.
• Using Statistics to Improve Analysis, Interpretation and Prediction of Data. by Mata Banks http://www.ucs.mun.ca/~mathed/t/up/grade-8/grade-8-stats.html provides practice and instructional assistance to 8th grade middle school math students in collecting, organizing, representing and interpreting data.
• Graphs by Judye Shannon The stated learning gap for this 7th grade class is reading and interpreting graphs. The unit "M&M Graphing and Probability" was chosen because it provides a hands-on lesson for teaching concepts about graphing.
• Reading, Creating, and Interpreting Graphs by Sheila Shands The stated learning gap for this 7th grade class is reading and interpreting graphs. The unit "M&M Graphing and Probability" was chosen because it provides a hands-on lesson.

• Math Important by Lucinda White questions and games for middle school students.
• Making Math Meaningful by Pam Kollar This track lists sites that will provide valuable resources to educators to help students learn math by exploring, conjucturing, and thinking rather than by rote learning of rules and procedures.
• Math can be fun! by Terry Swopes This track is designed to help students have fun with problems that are usually hard for them to grasp the concept of. It uses games and creative ways to solve the problems.
• Mr. Smo's Advanced Math Page by Jay Smolenski This site is a collection of web sites specifically chosen by me, Mr. Smo. Any student who wants to participate in the activities must first ask Mr. Smo before logging on to any of the sites.
• Fun with Factoring: Welcome to the Jungle by Mary Beth Minnis and Erin McCain This track is designed in a fun way to teach students the basics of factoring and to allow them to practice factoring through interactive examples. It also has different, related web sites on factoring.
• Spreadsheets in the Classroom by Brenda C. Nix Spreadsheets can be used effectively across the curriculum. There are amazing benefits to seeing the data and using it to make decisions. Remember, spreadsheets are more than a management tool for the teacher.
• Measuring Length: Standard, Metric, and Non-Standard by Michelle Evasew This track will provide you with the basic history of, facts about, lesson plans, and where to look for other resources for measuring length in standard, metric, and non-standard units.

• Mathematician's Hall of Fame by Michele M. Watson This track will help students research the lives of famous mathematicians, their discoveries and contributions.
• Moocho Math by Lois Holdridge This track will help with middle school math skills using fractions, decimals, and measurement on a variety of levels. Other skills involve converting fractions to decimals and decimals to fractions.
• Practice Those Fractions by Wendy Warner This track provides practice with fractions. There is also an opportunity to work on solving word problems.
• Math In Baseball by Jared Hosmer This is a Track about using math in baseball. Using the sites on this Track gives you access to statistics from every major league team.
• Working with rational numbers by S. Sewell This site will give you various lessons on rational numbers, including adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing.
• Geometry--Substitute Lesson by Chelli D. Cranmer The lesson contains: finding and defining Geometric terms, finding and writing formulas pertaining to perimeter, area and volume, practice geometry quizzes, and practice geometry problems. The last two links are "fun" links.
• Integer Fun by Kristen Walton For students who need a little bit of fun while working with positive and negative integers, check out these games.
• Fractions and percents by Eniola Ajayi This track is designed for students in grades 6-9 and their teachers. It is designed for students who want to get a better understanding of percents and fractions. There are going to be links that offer tips on how to do fraction and percent related problems.
• Welcome to Seventh Grade Math by Beavers This is an activity for the seventh grade math students to complete the first week of school.
• Math Treasure Hunt by Robert Owens Go on a Math treasure hunt on-line.
• MMMM -- Marvelous Math Money Management by Fran Hills Use of Middle School level math skills and In-class Computers to make sound financial decisions for the present and the future.
• Math tutorials by Christopher Niles Enneking These sites are aides/ tutorials for students in Middle and High school.

• Fun but Challenging Middle School Math Activities by Mrs. B This is a place where you can learn math through fun but challenging activities. Some activities require a short anwser and may only take a few minutes to complete while other activities will take an entire class time.
• Problem Solving and Math by Jon Kane Teaching students that problem solving and math go hand in hand.