Middle School Math Resources

Cool Math Sites
Math resources, games, puzzles, problems, brain teasers, and links to additional content area web sites. Middle and high school focus.
Free interactive lessons, exercises, worksheets, educational games, open-ended questions in Elementary and Middle School Math, Language Arts, and more.
Fun Brain
Fun Brain offers more than 60 one-page examples of how science and math can be used in interesting settings and everyday life. Topics include clouds (why they float), social security benefits (algebra), Pythagoras theorem (cabinet corners), ice sheets and sea level, logarithms, matching birthdays (statistics), natural selection and a scavenger hunt, photons, traffic signals (probability), seasons (causes), volcanic clouds, wind chill (algebra), and more. (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
Math Dictionary for Kids
An animated, interactive dictionary of over 500 mathematical terms and concepts that engage and involve students in understanding math vocabulary…Grades 2-10.
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives
A library of uniquely interactive, web-based virtual manipulatives and concept tutorials…mostly in the form of JAVA Applet. Geared to Pre-K through 12.
Fun Mathematics Lessons
Fun, free math lessons by Cynthia Lanius.  Geared to K-Calculus.
Homemade Algebra Tiles
Provides a free template for creating your own Algebra Tiles and provides links to activities for using the tiles.
Excellent resource with links to tons of math resources…curriculum, puzzles, games, articles, books, etc.
Learner.org Interactives
“Interactives” provides educators and students with strategies, content, and activities that can enhance and improve students’ skills in mathematics (Geometry 3D Shapes and Metric Conversions) and other curricular areas.
Online Math League
Get your students involved in fun, inspiring math and science online competitions.  Open to grades 2-12.
Teacher Quality Grant Program
Teacher Quality Grant—University of Houston: Middle School Mathematics Curriculum. Aims to strengthen teacher mathematics knowledge of Number, Algebra, and Measurement.