Useful Math Web Links
Recommended Math Books
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Family Math by Jean Kerr Stenmark, Virginia
Thompson, and Ruth Cossey. University of California, 1986. All sorts of activities to make math fun,
includes word problems, logical reasoning and estimation. Even though the activities are for children
5 to 12 years old, parents will be engaged in learning how to help their children. R
Contemporary's Number Power Series. Contemporary Books, 2000.
A series of 12 books that provide good explanations and lots of practice on essential math skills,
from whole numbers operations through algebra and geometry.
Math Curse by John Scieszka and Lane Smith. Viking, 1995.
A delightfully light-hearted look at math and problem solving.
Math Smart, Essential Math for These Numeric Times by Marcia Lerner. Random House, 1997.
User friendly techniques for approaching many types of math problems.
Math, A Four Letter Word: The Math Anxiety Handbook by Angela Sembera and Michael Hovis. The Wimberly Press, 1996. Written mainly for students and nonstudents, this book shows parents and teachers how to deal with students' math anxiety.
Changing the Rules: Teaching Math to Adult Learners. New Readers Press, 1990.
This video was produced for math teachers to help make their teaching more meaningful and exciting.
It has a section on overcoming math anxiety. R V