Recommended Website: Purple Mathhttp://www.purplemath.com/modules/index.htm
Note: ClickScholar Nancy Hogan discovered this website and helped write the
review. Her husband, Ron, is a prolific singer/songwriter, and you can read
more about him at the end of this review.
"Need help with Algebra? You've found the right place!" That's the claim of
this website that offers an amazing algebra resource in the form of free
lessons and links to an array of helpful resources for math students.
When you get to the site read the introductory paragraphs that explain what
the site has to offer including:
*Lessons - You'll find everything from beginning algebra to word problems to
advance algebra topics like "Solving Logarithmic Equations" and "Rational
Expressions." The Appendix in this section includes recommendations for
calculators and a wonderful article entitled, "Why Do I Have to Take
*Site Reviews - PupleMath has reviewed numerous math websites - so you don't
have to, and recommends their faves for:
1) Free Online Tutoring & Lessons
2) Quizzes and Worksheets
3) Other Useful Sites and Services (Note: This explores careers in math,
earliest use of math and it's symbols, handouts from University of Texas'
Learning Center, and so much more!)
Many of the sites they recommend have been featured on ClickSchooling in the
*Homework Guidelines - While homeschoolers may not need the advice in the
article "How to Suck Up to Your Teacher" - it's a great read and provides
homework guidelines that are wonderful for those who may supplement their
learning in classroom environments or enroll at community college, etc.
*Study Skills Self-Survey - Use this terrific feature to determine if you
have the study habits needed to learn algebra.
Nancy Hogan and
Diane Flynn Keith
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