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Math

A number of links to math websites for student use are listed below:

For Algebra through Precalculus:
http://regentsprep.org

For just about any level math except Calculus (includes Statistics!).  Great calculator tutorials:
http://mathbits.com

For any level of math - an unbelievable site:
http://patrickjmt.com

Great videos for all levels of math - developmental through calculus -- and more:
http://khanacademy.org

PurpleMath has lessons on most the topics in algebra. In their words, "These lessons emphasize the practicalities rather than the technicalities, demonstrating dependable techniques, warning of likely "trick" questions, and pointing out common mistakes." A great site for review or extra help.
http://www.purplemath.com/modules/index.htm

Also on PurpleMath, follow the three links in the center of the page for many more sites with help for algebra students.
http://www.purplemath.com

If you need help with fractions, try one of these sites
http://www.helpwithfractions.com
http://www.math.com/homeworkhelp/EverydayMath.html

For the real basics, math.com includes both help and practice.
http://www.math.com/homeworkhelp/BasicMath.html

Calculus;
http://calculusapplets.com

This is a "how to" for a number of calculators, including the TI-series, the HP48G, and several others. Choose your model of calculator, then pick what you want to do from the index on the right (such as "basic calculations").
http://www.prenhall.com/divisions/esm/app/calc_v2/

Don't have a graphing calculator? GCalc 3 is a powerful graphing calculator with something to offer whether you're taking Introductory algebra or Calculus. Click on the GCalc 3 button then choose the plug-in you want ("Graph Plugin" under "Planar Graphs" is gives basic plot-the-function graphs). Requires Java.
http://www.gcalc.net/

For instructors
This is an older site that still has a lot of useful interactive material for mathematics instruction.
http://www.univie.ac.at/future.media/moe/index.html

 

English and Writing

A number of links to useful websites are listed below.

Dictionary/Thesaurus
http://www.m-w.com/thesaurus.htm
http://dictionary.reference.com/

Grammar
http://www.funbrain.com/funbrain/grammar/index.html
http://www.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/

Writing
http://www.wisc.edu/writing/Handbook/PlanResearchPaper.html
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/index.html
http://www.dianahacker.com/writersref
http://lklivingston.tripod.com/essay/index.html
http://www.ipl.org/div/aplus/

Research
http://www.dianahacker.com/bedhandbook
http://www.mla.org/set_stl.htm
http://www.apastyle.org/aboutstyle.html
http://webster.commnet.edu/apa/apa_intro.htm
http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/tools.html
http://www.turnitin.com/research_site/e_home.html

 

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