**Absolutely
Not!**

Help students learn how to add, subtract, multiply, divide
integers following written instructions or using manipulatives. Practice
drills are included for using basic operations and for squaring and cubing
integers as well.

**Build
Your Own Math Worksheets**

Create your own math practice pages, quizzes, homework,
or enrichment worksheets compliments of TEAMS and Math Fact Cafe. Generate
a different page for each student as needed along with answer sheets as
well.

**California State Content
Standards**
Available as PDF files in mathematics as well as other subject
areas.

### Counting
the Rice

This place value activity can be adapted to work with different
bases to help middle school students understand place value better.

### Description
and Lesson Plan for Base Ten Blocks

Want to know how to use those Base Ten Blocks? Do you have
some students who still need concept-level practice? Look for some helpful
strategies on this site.

**EdHelper
Integers**

Free lessons and printable worksheets on integers including
an introduction, absolute value, comparing, adding, subtracting, multiplying,
and dividing integers.

**Exploring
Pascal's Triangle**

Lessons for beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels
include printable student worksheets from the North Carolina

**Factoring
Integers****
into Primes**

This lesson explains how to factor integers, giving examples
and practice problems from S.O.S. Mathematics.

**Fibonacci
Numbers and the Golden Section**

Numerous links to both Fibonacci numbers and the Golden
Section.

### Fractions
Middle School Lessons and Materials for Teachers

Many lessons and links to activities to help students learn
to add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions

**The
History of Pi**

Interesting background on the history of pi from early sources
as far back as 1650 B.C. to Archimedes, and Ptolemy, with a discussion on
the accuracy of pi through the ages.

### How Fast
Does Your Heart Beat?

Students calculate when their heart will beat for the millionth
and billionth time.

### Illuminations

The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics has divided
5 areas into grade level sections including interactive, multimedia math
investigations, teaching strategies, web resources, lesson plans, and NCTM
standards.

**Indexes
of Biographies of Mathematicians**

Search alphabetically or chronologically for mathematicians
ancient and modern brought to you by the School of Mathematics and Statistics
from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.

**Integers:
Exercises with Signed Numbers**

Practice problems from Amby.

**Integers
from Math League**

Lessons with examples including definitions, number line,
absolute value, adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, comparing integers,
and integer coordinates.

**Illuminations:
Number and Operations**

Includes numerous investigations from NCTM, some quite
challenging, involving integers, number sense, and operations.

**Interactive
Mathematics**

The National Library of Virtual Manipulatives from Utah
State University presents these online manipulatives to enhance student
learning. They are indexed by math topic and grade level.

### Learn
Fractions with Cuisenaire Rods

Let Cuisenaire Rods help with concept understanding for
fractions, decimals, number sense and more.

**Literature in the Mathematics Classroom**

Kay Tolivar shares her view of the importance of using
stories to enliven math class and bring the real uses of mathematics
to the center stage.

**The
Magic Sierpinski Triangle**

A discussion and illustration of Sierpinski's triangle.
Learn to play the chaos game!

### Majority
Vote: What Percentage Does it Take to Win?

This math challenge from NCTM and Widmeyer Communications
helps students learn to make sense of percentages.

**Mathematics
in Literature**

Ideas for ways to use literature to enhance math learning
from NCTM.

**Math
Glossary**

An alphabetized glossary of mathematical terms for sixth
grade from Harcourt Brace.

**Mathletics**

See how math is used in the real world of sports in baseball,
basketball, bowling, and football.

**Mrs.
Glosser's Math Goodies**

Nine lessons on integers including an introduction, absolute
value, comparing and ordering, adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing
integers. More available for purchase at a nominal fee.

**Model Math
Webquests**

Seven math WebQuests are presented here.

**Multiplying
Integers**

Lesson with examples for teaching how to multiply integers.

**NCTM
Principles and Standards for School Mathematics**

New NCTM Standards for the year 2000 with a list of extensive
resources.

**Neufeld
Learning Systems Worksheets **

Worksheets are provided to accompany the Neufeld product
CD's, but can be used alone for student practice and assessment.

### Pythagorean Theorem

This lesson provides hints for students to discover the
Pythagorean Theorem on their own. It also includes a review of all the essential
material that they will need to succeed.

### The
Price of Relief

Calculate how much it costs to set up a refugee camp and
keep it going on a monthly basis.

**Prime
Pages**

Prime number research, records, and resources.

### Prize
Numbers

In this lesson, students explore what a proof is, how and
why mathematicians create them and finally they compose essays on how reason
and logic are employed in the workplace.

**Proving
Pi**

Using fairly simple materials, use this activity to prove
why pi works.

**Ratio
and Proportions**

Numerous links dealing with ratios and proportions from
Ask Dr. Math at the MathForum.

**Ratios
and Proportions**

Descriptions of what they are and how to use them from
the Math League.

**Rules
for Integers: Operations with Signed Numbers**

Basic introduction to performing basic operations with integers
along with practice exercises from Amby Duncan-Carr.

**Standards
for Grades 6-8**

Mathematics standards from NCTM's *Principles and Standards
for School Mathematics. *Go from the index page to Number and Operations
for additional guidelines for number concepts.

**Third International
Math and Science Study**

TIMSS is the largest, most comprehensive, and most rigorous
international study of schools and students undertaken. Visit this website
to see the data that was collected from 41 countries and half-a-million
students in 1999.

**Unit
Plan for Teaching Integers: Grade 8**

Includes an outline, lesson plans, and worksheets to accompany
Mathquest 8 textbook.

**Wheel
Factorization**

Try this strategy to see if a number is really prime from
the Prime Glossary.

**Writing
Math Journals**

Here are some ideas to help you integrate writing into
your mathematics curriculum to use for feedback or assessment.