Resources for Teachers



Grade 6: Statistics, Data Analysis, and Probability


Key concepts:

a.       mean, median, and mode

b.      analyzing data

c.       organizing data

d.      expressing probability

e.       ratio, proportion, decimal expression of probability


1. Presents mean, median and mode with practice exercises.

2. Active presentation of median, mean, mode, and other statistical measures with pizza data.

3. Practice exercises on statistical measures.

4. More sophisticated presentation of statistical measures, but contains an interactional Applet exercise.

5. This site will produce graphs for data sets and allow for experimenting with variations.

6. A wide variety of Applets on statistics that will provide extensive practice in most concepts.

7. A comprehensive site on statistics and probability with a readable text and some interactive practice on various graph formats.

8. Very basic statistics with interactive activities – good for basic remediation.

9. Sophisticated, extensive source for data analysis in a wide variety of fields. Graphs and concepts from a selection of academic fields.

10. This site provides links to many others with good resources in statistics.

11. Provides test questions for statistics courses from a variety of sources.

12. Wide variety of data materials from the Census bureau. Click into “Census in Schools” for great resources.

13. Students roll dice on the net for statistical analysis and probability.

14. Simple, organized text of basic statistics terms with some practice.

15. Extensive list of links to sites that deal with statistics and probability for educators.

16. Provides step by step instructions for the development of tables for the display of data.


Grade 7: Number Sense


Key Concepts:

a.       scientific notation

b.      rational numbers

c.       powers

d.      fractions, decimals and percents

e.       discount

f.        negative exponents

g.       absolute value



17. Simple explanation and practice with feedback on scientific notation and exponents.

18. Detailed explanation of scientific notation with examples.

19. This site provides practice in scientific notation for students.

20. This site focuses on the explanations of all number types from the perspective of the number “four”.

21. Rational numbers taught and practiced simply.

22. Good introduction to prime numbers.

23.   tml Detailed explanations and practice in all elements of number sense.

24. Practice and simple explanations of fractions, decimals and percents.

25. Wide variety of activities on  fractions, decimals and percents.

26. Lesson on equivalents of fractions, decimals and percents.

27. Uses pie charts to teach fraction and percent equivalents.

28. Review of basic fractions with many activities in all areas.

29. Business-focused, fun simulations based on data analysis.

30. Basic, simple review of positive and negative numbers and absolute value.

31. Simple, two-player game for positive and negative numbers.



Grade 7: Algebra and Functions


Key concepts:

a.    write an equation or inequality

b.   order of operations

c.   graphs

d.      exponents

e.       monomials and roots

f.        linear function graph

g.       slope of a line

h.       solving linear equations

i.         rate, speed, distance, time problems



32. Extensive practice and    instruction in mathematics problem solving.

33. Simple interactive introduction to linear equations.

34. Extensive, organized site on graphs from NCTM.

35. Many basic algebra games covered through games and activities.

36. Great selection of games and activities on a wide variety of relevant topics.

37. Friendly, simple practice in basic algebra.

38. Great site on all topics with a focus in this section on algebraic word problems.

39. This section focuses on graphic of linear equations.

40. This section of the same site gives lots of practice on expenents.

41. This is a very rich site in all mathematics concepts, with instruction, practice and testing.

42. Provides practice problems in the order of operations.

43. A simple pneumonic for the order of operations.

44. A rich site with a good tutorial on monomials and polynomials, as well as many other relevant topics.

45. Tutorial on figuring slope on the calculator.

46. Basic explanation of slope in easy to understand language with interactive exercises.

47. Another good, interactive site on linear equations and slope.

48. A great web site on word problems that allows teachers to specify the type of problem and the topic.

49. A detailed survey of rate and time problems and procedures for their solution.

50. Simple, remedial approach to word problems with practice.


Grade 7: Measurement and Geometry


Key concepts:

a.       Weight, temperature, capacity

b.      Model drawing

c.       Perimeter and area

d.      Two- and three-dimensional figures

e.       Measurement conversions

f.        Graphing figures

g.       Pythagorean theorem




Allows a method for basic conversions of some measures.

52. Good description of basic temperature measurements and conversions.

53. Wide variety of conversion sites on line for all forms of measurement.

54. Simple explanation of basic area formulae.

55. Basic, simple, complete measurement site with explanations and practice.

56. Quick, easy conversion site for most standard measurements

57. Very detailed site, listing all measurements, even the most exotic, alphabetically.

58. Explanation of metric prefixes and links to other relevant sites.

59. Historical perspective on measurement.

60. Time zone conversions, with links to other conversion sites.

61. PBS provides this site with great interactive sites on a wide variety of measurement activities.

62. This site provides practice on the graphing of linear equations.

63. More detailed site on the graphing of linear equations.

64. Simple game on perimeter, area, and volume with links to many other related on-line games.

65. Wide variety of games and activities in measurement and other relevant topics.

66. Basic lessons in perimeter and area with opportunities for interaction.

67. Discussion with student problems of geometric concepts.

68. Solid figure geometry discussed from the perspective of architecture.

69. Great, rich site to investigate on polyhedra from origami to complex calculations.

70. Great source of applets on most geometric concepts studied.

71. This is a great site for the study of triangles, with an emphasis on Pythagoras.

72. An extensive area of geometric puzzles for study and solution.

73. A geometrically and visually rich site focusing on the pyramid.



Grade 7: Statistics, Data Analysis and Probability


Key concepts:

a.       data sets

b.      stem-and-leaf plots and box-and-whisker plots

c.       scatter plots

d.      quartile, minimum, median, maximum


74. A rich site on the study of data in all aspects.

75. Rich, friendly data site on statistics and probability and the display of data.

76. Teachers can download a demonstration of this program on measurement of moving objects.

77. A variety of interactive programs on data analysis.

78. Concepts and lessons in clear terms in all areas of probability and statistics.


Grade 7: Mathematical Reasoning


Key concepts:

a.       mathematical problem solving

b.      estimation

c.       inductive/deductive reasoning

d.      application to other situations


79. Great, clear lessons in estimation, including practice and activities.

80. The same source, this time for the naming of numbers.

81. This is the entire site, with detailed activities for all aspects of relevant mathematics.

82. This is a site for the practical application of mathematics to all aspects of living alone, from car expenses to food shopping.

83. Wide variety of interactive activities that involve practical problem solving.

84. A basic, one-page introduction to induction and deduction.

85. Another introduction to inductive and deductive logic.

86. A power point presentation on inductive and deductive reasoning.

87. Good site for word problem choices at a variety of web locations.




Key concepts:

a.       Exponents

b.      Reciprocals and roots

c.       Inequalities

d.      X and y intercept

e.       Parallel and perpendicular

f.        Polynomials

g.       Functions

h.       Rate, work, and mixture problems

i.         Domain and range

j.        Graph quadratic equations

k.      Properties of real number system

l.         Order of operations



88. Clear explanation and practice in some of the more complex concepts of expenents.

89. Good general algebra site, with this section focusing on word problems.

90. A good site for students to get practical help on their algebra homework.

91. A very well-organized, complete instructional site in algebra.

92. A good site for the study of introductory functions.

93. All basic algebra concepts introduced and explained in concentrated format.

94. Complex, inclusive units designed for direct application of algebraic principles.

95. Practical, organized source of word problems using algebraic concepts.

96. Practical, short lessons in test format on many mathematical concepts.

97. Provide solutions for all mathematical problems using net-based calculators.

98. Provides basic worksheets on a variety of algebraic topics.