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Trusted Mathematics Web Resources
Snow College Math Department
Link to the Snow College Math Department, with information on faculty, classes, tutoring, etc.
ALEKS Placement, Preparation and Learning (ALEKS PPL) Assessment
Snow College uses ALEKS Placement, Preparation and Learning (ALEKS PPL) Assessment to determine readiness for mathematics courses. ALEKS PPL is a web-based program that uses artificial intelligence to map a student’s strengths and weaknesses. The Placement Assessment is up to 30 questions and generally takes 60-90 minutes to complete. After the Placement Assessment, an individualized Prep and Learning Module is available for students to refresh their knowledge on forgotten topics.
Microsoft Academic Search
Web-based academic search tool, finding academic, scholarly, & peer-reviewed research, papers, and publications.
Search feature provided by the American Mathematical Society.
Search page of arXiv.org provided by Cornell University (be patient, the full search can be slow).
eiNET - Galaxy: Math
Curated web resources relating to mathematics and allied fields.
Company creating and providing math oriented software including MATLAB and simulink.
Math Journals List
List of journals publishing in mathematics disciplines, provided by Florida State University.
Los Alamos Labs Math
Math based publications from the National Laboratory at Los Alamos.
Computational knowledge engine, good for searching, background, visualization, and concepts. Also, full version loaded on Library iPads - available at the library front desk.
Get Real Math
Mathematics is a lens through which we can see and better understand the world. Yet, too often, teachers and textbooks fail to help students connect the mathematics they are learning to their personal lives. In our classrooms we use numerous and varied real world contexts to introduce mathematical concepts. Readers of this blog will help answer for their students the question, “When am I ever going to use this?” We want students to learn the mathematical concepts behind the procedures and discover how to apply quantitative thinking in their daily lives. We hope this blog will provide you the tips and tools to try this approach in your classrooms. Suggested by Kari Arnoldson