Due to current circumstances, this page has been updated but will no longer be added to or maintained until further notice.
Resources for all areas of Mathematics from algebra to trigonometry, Maths portals to lessons, interactive activities to games & puzzles. Some material has been transposed from the original Mathematics page.
Unless otherwise stated the resources are free.
Remember some sites are not Australian. Check carefully to be sure they conform to Australian requirements before use, e.g. spelling, terminology, guidelines, … .
Check for Mathematics competitions and challenges on the Competitions page.
- Connect with Maths
AAMT. ‘There are four Connect with Maths online communities teachers can join’ [Free].
- Curriculum and
‘This page connects to some inspirational ideas developed by some of the ‘ movers and shakers’ that the MAV are proud to be in partnership with. It is place where you can explore curriculum planning and implementation and teaching and assessment resources’. MAV.
- National Numeracy and Literacy Week in NSW - Numeracy Support
This includes Sites using numbers, shapes, patterns, space and geometry [scroll down the page for this]; National Numeracy and Literacy Week in NSW - Numeracy videos and Parent support resources for Numeracy.
- MAV - Student Activities
‘Games Days, Talent Quest, VCE Maths Revision Lectures’.
- Primary Resources
MAV. ‘Offers a range of useful and relevant links, resources and activities that can be used to engage, extend and enhance student learning. There is also information and opportunities that will help you, the teacher, develop professional knowledge and experience’.
- Student activities
AAMT. ‘Projects may focus on professional development, curriculum development, resource development and the provision of program and policy advice to government’.
- Top Drawer Teachers
AAMT. ‘Resources for teachers of Mathematics’.
Education Departments, Boards, Other Bodies, …
‘Our Teaching Modules [Calculate] are still available’.
- Modules for the Senior Curriculum
‘Each module contains a discussion of a component of the mathematics curriculum for Years 11 and 12. The emphasis is on the content of the Australian Curriculum subject Mathematical Methods’.
- Learning Potential Resources
Australian Government. ‘You want to help your child develop their literacy and numeracy skills, but working out how can be tricky. How do you find activities that reinforce and build on the concepts and skills your child will encounter in the classroom ? The answer : this website. Everything here supports the Australian Curriculum for primary school, and is child [and parent] friendly’.
- Links to Mathematical Sample Units K-10
New South Wales. Extensive listing of sample units covering a myriad of topics. There is also a range of STEM Support material, including Mathematics covering six Stages.
- National Numeracy and Literacy Learning Progressions
‘Successful teaching and learning to address student needs in relation to [literacy and] numeracy requires the teacher to have an understanding of where the student is now and where the student needs to go next in their literacy and numeracy development’.
- STARportal [Mathematics]
Australian Chief Scientist. Enter Mathematics in the search box. At time of inclusion, there were nearly 40 responses.
- STEM Professionals in Schools
CSIRO. ‘A national volunteer program that facilitates partnerships between schools and industry to bring real STEM into the classroom’. This replaces the previous Mathematicians in Schools.
Other Government Bodies
NDLRN. ‘Designed to assist teachers to find, use and adapt teaching and learning materials that are aligned to the mathematics subject area of the Australian Curriculum’.
- Numeracy Videos
National Numeracy and Literacy Week in NSW. 18 videos [at time of inclusion] on various aspects of numeracy. Also video link about NAPLAN.
Link to specific Mathematics resources by using the content descriptors for levels/areas.
- Aldon Home Tutoring
‘This is NOT a computer-tutor program. The computer exercises are supported with written worksheets. The system has been successful in Aldon Tutoring Centres. Ideal for home school Maths [and English] improvement. The first month is free and subscribers can sign up to which ever program[s] they think will suit their child’ At time of inclusion this was quite reasonable.
- A Maths Dictionary for Kids
Extensive mathematics dictionary for all levels. Descriptor, graphic for each word/phrase selected. From Abacus to Zero.
- Great Graphing Resources Grades
‘Graphs are a part of maths in almost every grade. The biggest advantage of learning how to use graphs is that it makes it easy to display information. Graphs are like pictures that speak a thousand words !’ Information, links to other resources.
- Interactive Mathematics
‘Learn maths while you play with it ! Interactive Mathematics uses LiveMath, Flash and Scientific Notebook to enhance mathematics lessons. Topics range from grade 8 Algebra to college-level Laplace Transformations’.
‘Students completing their final years of high school can download these free maths exams and trial exams produced by itute.com’. Other resources available from the menu at the top, left.
- IXL Maths
‘Completely aligned to the Australian national curriculum, providing comprehensive coverage of each learning objective’. Fee-based but very reasonable.
- Living Maths Book List
‘A collection of living maths books and stories that can be used to teach and/or reinforce various mathematical skills. Divided into categories based on the mathematical skill addressed in the book’.
‘Australia’s most used educational website ! The next generation in learning, helping students enjoy maths and improve their results. Covers Kindergarten to Year 12 curriculum. Less than AU$2 per week’ [per child].
Video. Links to related Mathematical videos.
‘Online resource, offering over 175 lessons ideas for mathematics teachers from 0-12’. Free sample tour, but full access is through subscription. Costs are reasonable.
- Maths by You
ABC Education. ‘Maths by You is a mathematics topic containing maths concepts explained in fun videos by Splash users’.
- Maths Games Plus Literacy
Hands-on resources by level, with ACARA reference and NSW Outcome number. Listed by grade level. Fee-based but affordable.
‘Quick links to resources for Mathematics teachers’. Resources include graph paper, calculators, glossary, dictionary, timers, clocks, printables, interactives, games, graphing resources, IWB, other Maths links.
- Maths Online
‘A high quality, independent online maths tutoring program based on Australian state curricula for Years 7 - 12. Developed by experienced Australian teachers. Features hundreds of fully animated and narrated maths lessons with over 15 000 exam-style questions to test a student’s mastery of maths’. Fee-based, but reasonable.
‘Provides problem-solving pathways to higher achievement for students in Years 5 to 10’. Available for schools, teachers and students. Fee-based.
‘Online Learning Management Tool based on the Australian National Mathematics Curriculum for Years 5 to Year 10. In addition to helping the learner to develop mastery of the mathematical knowledge of the National Curriculum’. Fee-based.
- Online Teachers’ Resource Network
‘Providing mathematics resources that support curriculum improvement and provide a richer learning experience for students. Prepared by people with classroom teaching experience and trialled and developed in school situations’.
OTRNet Mathematics Articles
Links to associations, educational bodies,conference papers, lesson resources, Graphic Calculators, Student Sites, more.
- Primary Maths
ABCSplash. Videos, topics, games, more. Secondary Maths up to Year 10 is also found through this page.
- reSolve - Promoting a Spirit of Inquiry
‘reSolve : Maths by Inquiry is an innovative national program that promotes relevant and engaging mathematics teaching and learning from Foundation to Year 10. It is a collaboration of the Australian Academy of Science and the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers’.
‘Contains short animations of mathematical concepts and promotes a visual approach to mathematics’.
- TES - Mathematics
Filter selections using a range of options from Newest to various levels.
‘Browse the main channel, connect with me on Twitter & Facebook, read the blog, download worksheets & resources, or select a playlist’. A second site is at Eddie Woo - YouTube.
‘These are videos for people interested in teaching mathematics ! Subscribe for videos from conferences I attend, blogs about teaching and learning, useful resources, book reviews and more’.
- 50 Math Lesson Plans
and Resources for all Ages
Forever Curious. ‘Even students may enjoy using online resources to tackle tough math concepts and further their education. Here are fifty excellent resources for Pre-K to college level students’. Listed under 5 levels.
- AAA Maths
Several hundred pages of interactive work, games, explanations. USA.
- BBC Learning - Maths
‘Maths learning resources and online courses’ from early years to tertiary level. Archived and no longer being updated. UK.
- Classroom Aid - Resources for
‘Top free resources for teaching and learning Mathematics’. Annotated links to a range of quality resources. Those involved come from many countries.
- Computer-Based Math.org
‘Building a completely new maths curriculum with computer-based computation at its heart’. Check the Materials page for a range of resources. USA.
- Cool Math Games for Kids [Math Blaster]
‘Browse through hundreds of math worksheets, high quality printables, and a whole repository of resources for students, homeschoolers, teachers, and parents’.
- Cornell Maths Gateway
Secondary resources available through annotated links. USA.
- Dreambox Teacher Tools
‘At DreamBox we’re dedicated to bringing maths to life for all students. So we’ve created these free Teacher Tools - virtual manipulatives that can be used in large- or small-group instructional settings’. USA.
- Easy Math
Free advice and information on a number of mathematics topics appropriate to middle and secondary school. USA.
- Free Printable Tests and Worksheets
‘Our free content is organised by grade level and spans grades pre-K through 12’. There are also links to similar material for other subject areas. As well, this group offer to their Test Maker™ where you can ‘create your own quizzes, tests, and worksheets for free’. A subscription allows for greater use of this. USA.
to Make Math Learning Fun with Microsoft Office
‘Here are the math related templates in the most popular applications included in MS Office. You can download and adapt them to your needs’.
- Just Math Tutorials [Patrick]
‘Making free and hopefully useful maths videos for the world !’. Videos on individual matters grouped under headings of Algebra, Arithmetic, Calculus, Differential Equations, Discrete Math, Linear Algebra, Probability and Statistics, Trigonometry and Miscellaneous. USA.
- K5 Learning
‘Online reading and maths enrichment program for kids’. Includes Free worksheets and Sample Lessons.
- Khan Academy
Select Maths from the subject list, then the specific topic you need.
- Kids Math Games Online
‘FREE maths games, interactive learning activities and fun educational resources that will engage students while they learn mathematics’. USA.
- LTP - Math
Links under headings. Interactive Web Pages, Resources, Fractal Resources, Macintosh Software. USA.
- Math Blaster
Cool Maths Games for Kids [see above]; Fun 3D Virtual World Online. Free online maths games suitable for primary age children. USA.
- Math [Edutopia]
‘Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop in mathematics’.
- Math Central
‘An internet service for mathematics students and teachers’. Canada.
- Mathematics Lessons - TED-Ed
Based around 5 major Mathematical areas. Worth considering as they require thinking as well as practical mathematics.
- Mathematics Resources for Teachers
Annotated links under individual headings. Multiple sections. USA.
- Math Games
‘Fun math games are the trick for making a difficult subject become second nature for kids. Try our free math games for kids to build skills in counting, number recognition, shapes, addition, and subtraction’. Education.com. USA.
- Math Planet
‘An online community where one can study maths for free. Take our high school math[s] courses in Pre-algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2 and Geometry’. Includes video material. Sweden [in English].
- Maths for Kids
‘Children can choose from ten levels and different kind of exercises : additions, subtractions, multiplications, divisions, problems, numbers and measuring exercises’.
- Math is Fun
‘The idea behind the site is to offer mathematics as well as some fun bits and to combine the two wherever possible. The main content of the site is aimed at Kinder to Year 12. Hopefully there should be something for everybody’. USA.
- Math Nook
Maths games. A wide range of Maths games, clearly annotated with skills involved. There are also sections covering Fun Stuff, Videos, Worksheets, Teaching Tools, more.USA.
‘Aim is to help your children with their maths, both at school and at home. Teachers already use our software in over 15 000 schools worldwide !’ Fee-based and also free resources on the site. UK.
- Maths Subject Centre [Education World]
‘Your one-stop shop for free math teaching materials. Be sure to check out the sidebar on this page for links to math lesson plans, printable work sheets, and other tools and resources. Click links below to read articles of practical interest to math educators across the grades’.
- Maths Worksheets
‘Over 2 000 free maths printables that range in skill from grades K-12’. Listed in topic area directories. USA.
- Maths World Cup
‘Online mathematics competition for children’. Multiple levels and activities suited to children ages 6 to 11.
- Math Worksheets Land
‘Tons of printable math worksheets from all grade levels’. USA.
- Mothmatic Math Games
‘Free to use animated Maths games for kids’.
‘Aims to enrich the mathematical experiences of all learners’.UK.
‘This site offers an introduction to mathematics and its variety of topics. It’s not just for kids, it’s for everyone [even if you aren’t a number nut]’. USA.
Described as an ‘interactive Mathematics Encyclopaedia’. Multiple sections. USA.
- Projects for Maths Fairs
Activities for Maths Fun Fairs. CMS Canada.
- Puzzles with Polyhedra and Numbers
Jorge Rezende. In English. Articles, pages to work with polyhedra, with permutations and/or numbers. All in PDF format and easily re-produced. Other puzzles also in PDF format. Portugal [in English]. Not updated for a while.
Access a range of basic mathematics quizzes on the four operations [scroll down], or make your own in the same areas. You can grade the quizzes and even show the correct answers. USA.
- Songs for Teaching
‘Multiplication and Division Songs [and Raps]; Music for Teaching Multiplication Tables, Skip Counting and Division’. USA.
- Cluefinders Series
Program offered in sections related to school levels. Information for parents, free online assessments, FAQs, sample lessons, more.
- Maths Shareware and Freeware
Based on the Swarthmore index. This provides very cheap software to address specific mathematical areas.
- Superkids Maths Worksheet Creator
- Topology and Geometry Software
Resources for Businesses and Educators
Statistics resources listed under several headings including Statistics for Beginners, Educational Resources, Online Textbooks and Quizzes. USA.
‘Free games designed to improve numeracy. Sumdog’s free maths games cover 100 numeracy topics, at 10 different levels’.
Answers questions about teaching mathematics. Could be used with parents to increase understanding. USA.
Created by ‘practicing secondary mathematics teachers who are publishing [their] best activities, lessons [they] look forward to. These are mostly enquiry based activities and there is a lot involving technology’. Europe.
- Tech Powered Math
‘The site has news and information on a variety of maths education technologies. Specifically, it focuses a lot on graphing calculators and has free video tutorials for the TI-84 and TI-Nspire graphing calculators’. USA.
- The Math Forum Home Page
Resources, news, topics, ask an expert, Maths Education, Key Issues, tools more. USA. Also check The Math Forum Internet Mathematics Library and the The Problem of the Week.
- The Math Resources
‘The following collection of maths resources were created for both teachers and students and cover all aspects of maths including algebra, geometry, calculus, and many more’. USA.
‘Free mathematical activities, puzzles, problems, visual aids, investigations and lots more’. Created by a practising teacher.
‘Dave’s Short Trig Course’. USA.
- Uniform Polyhedra
Information about polyhedra; animated presentations of each. Suitable for use by students. USA.
- Wolfram MathsWorld
Encyclopaedia of information suitable for teachers, students, parents. Interactive wherever possible. USA.