RESOURCES

 

Mathematics Education Resources

Family Math This program, available in English and Spanish, recognizes the importance of parents in the education of their children.

Mathematics Resources

Biblioteca National de Manipuladores Virtuales This is the Spanish equivalent of the National Library of Virtual Manipulatives (NLVM) from Utah State University. Together they are a library of interactive, web-based virtual manipulatives or concept tutorials, mostly in the form of Java applets, for mathematics instruction (K-12 emphasis). On any page of the website, users can easily switch between English and Spanish by using a drop-down menu.

Matematica Interactiva This is the Spanish equivalent of the Shodor Education Foundation's Project Interactivate. The goals of the site are the creation, collection, evaluation, and dissemination of interactive Java-based courseware for exploration in science and mathematics.

Figure This| Resuelvelo! The challenges are designed for middle school students to do at home with their families. You can download the problems in Spanish and English. "The program is a joint project by NCTM, the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, and Widmeyer Communications.

Four Winds Indian Books The Sacred Spaces Curriculum that Rich Sgarlotti and colleagues wrote for the Native American School Board Association has wonderful, culturally affirming activities, connected to NCTM and NSTA Standards, with lots of resources and recommended stories for each chapter.

Matematica Para Todos Desde El Uraguay para todo el mundo de habla hispana.

General Resources

Recursos en Espanol Links to a variety of Educational Resources for Spanish speakers.

Helping Your Child ... A series of booklets, most available in Spanish, from the US Department of Education

Other Resources

Bayard Revistas Site to subscribe to Caracola, Leo, Reportero DOC, or Okapi.

Internet Picture Dictionary: Spanish Browse by letter or category. Includes links to a variety of activities.

La Bloga Chicano literature review website founded by Rudy Ch. Garcia.

National Geographic In Spanish

Study Spanish Abroad: Directory of Spanish Language Schools This website provides access to information on hundreds of schools throughout Latin America and in Spain where you can study Spanish.