A look at resources that are available to help students reach their academic goals and offer teachers resources for instruction and research

- Math Appeal by NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Greg Tang challenges kids to solve problems creatively in this follow-up to MATH FOR ALL SEASONS. In this book you'll learn to see How very clever you can be. We'll teach you tricks to help you add, Some day in math class you'll be glad! In this follow-up to MATH FOR ALL SEASONS, Greg Tang underscores the importance of four basic rules in problem-solving. Keeping an open mind, looking for unusual number combinations, using multiple skills (like subtracting to add) and looking for patterns will guarantee any child success in math. In MATH APPEAL, Tang continues to challenge kids with his innovative approach to math.ISBN: 9780439210461Publication Date: 2003-02-01
- Music Math by This captivating volume explains math fractions by means of musical notation. Includes an explanation of all basic musical terminology and an annotated breakdown of the sheet music for the classic "Aud Lang Syne."ISBN: 9780823989843Publication Date: 2003-08-16
- Math Curse by Did you ever wake up to one of those days where everything is a problem? You have 10 things to do, but only 30 minutes until your bus leaves. Is there enough time? You have 3 shirts and 2 pairs of pants. Can you make 1 good outfit? Then you start to wonder: Why does everything have to be such a problem? Why do 2 apples always have to be added to 5 oranges? Why do 4 kids always have to divide 12 marbles? Why can't you just keep 10 cookies without someone taking 3 away? Why? Because you're the victim of a Math Curse. That's why. But don't despair. This is one girl's story of how that curse can be broken.ISBN: 9780670861941Publication Date: 1995-10-01
- The Best of Times by NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Greg Tang takes on the times tables, teaching kids innovative ways to multiply numbers and derive answers WITHOUT memorization.Four is very fast to do when you multiply by 2.Here's a little good advice --please just always double twice!BEST OF TIMES gives kids an intuitive understanding of multiplication, encouraging them to arrive at answers on their own rather than memorizing the times tables. A child who can multiply by two, for instance, can multiply by four and even eight! Likewise, times six builds on times two and times three.With his common-sense approach, Greg Tang encourages kids to solve problems creatively, building both their skills and their confidence.ISBN: 9780439210447Publication Date: 2002-09-01
- Math in Our Solar System by This stellar expedition focuses on different aspects of the solar system to illustrate which strategies would be most efficient for problem solving. Uses interesting examples to relay concepts, such as notions of distance from planet to planet, conversion of weight and surface gravity, and the measurement of planet diameter.ISBN: 9781404229365Publication Date: 2004-08-16

- Exploring areas of shapes and the formulate for calculating them
- Significant mathematical applications in ancient Rome
- Euclid and his contributions to math
- Quick techniques for two-digit number multiplication
- How to count objects by sight through the fastest techniques
- Origin and logic of using Greek symbols in mathematics
- What were some major applications of mathematics in Ancient Rome?
- Roman and Greek Civilizations – a comparison of their contributions to mathematics
- Pascal’s triangle – How to find patterns
- Math in nature and around us
- Geometry as it exists in nature
- Easy ways to memorize algebraic expressions
- Early civilizations and their history with algebra
- Blaise Pascal and his study and contributions to probability
- The greatest mathematical invention in the history of mankind