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Websites that Help Students with High School Math

By The Room 241 Team November 3, 2012

When it comes to classroom assessments of 21st-century math learning standards as well as college aptitude exams such as the SAT and ACT, math proficiency—in everything from algebra to chemistry and physics—is especially vital.

But as every good teacher knows, there is not enough time in the day to provide one-on-one assistance for every single student in class, on every single detail of the lesson plan. That’s why it’s okay (!) to turn to online resources to help your high school students stay on track and get through more difficult areas of study. Homework databases, interactive games, videos, and testing modules that can make sense of your instruction abound, if you know where to look. Start with a few of Concordia’s favorites, below.

A note about high school math websites

Math websites can range in design from simple problem-solving to advanced theories with additional site references. Many can be divided by subject and grade level so that the student is not just visiting a page with numbers, but can focus on the type of mathematics where they may be experiencing difficulty in such as algebra, trigonometry, geometry, and calculus. If your student is advanced and seeking math help on a higher level, there are also sites that cater to advanced placement mathematics and pre-college level math.

S.O.S. Mathematics

The developers of this site have been helping high school students achieve greater results in mathematics since 1995. They have received numerous awards for their work and continue to provide a site that lends assistance in all areas of math. From explanations of theory to problem-solving equations, the information on this site is completely free. They also have a page titled Cyberexam that offers quizzes and testing for each area of mathematics learning.

Math.com

Simply put, Math.com has everything needed for a website that assists students with help in high school math. This site is easy to navigate with a drop-down menu on the side that contains choices for every subject of mathematics studied on a high school level. The site also includes a section where teachers may find information for lesson plans and a multitude of classroom resources, and there is another section for parents who need help from the website’s homework directory for their child.

WebMath.com

Owned and operated by Discovery Education, this website provides teachers with helpful resources to captivate each and every student in the classroom. As a top math help website, Webmath.com is a free student resource in which students can enter any math-related question and get a detailed solution on the spot. The unique aspect of Webmath.com is that in the “Math for Everyone” section, there are very clear examples of everyday expenses in which math is necessary. You can learn how to determine a tip at your favorite restaurant or even figure out the odds of winning that million-dollar lottery.

MathPlanet.com

Another great site for help in high school math is Math Planet. They offer lessons, examples, and explanations that every math student needs at some point in high school. One unique attribute of this site is that many areas of mathematics have video lessons. In addition, Mathplanet.com offers SAT and ACT tests with separate downloadable answer keys.

These are just a few of the better websites that provide help in high school mathematics. Each one provides lessons, explanations, and resources that will assist students, parents, and teachers like you in achieving success to prepare for the future.

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