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       Math Bee Level 1 (Grades 1, 2): Online Resources
  1. Critical Thinking Skills – Teaching your kid how to think rather than what to think www.criticalthinking.com.
  2. Khan Academy – Free Video Lectures Arithmetic – www.khanacademy.org/#arithmetic 
    Developmental Math 1 – www.khanacademy.org/#developmental-math 
    Developmental Math 2 – www.khanacademy.org/#developmental-math-2 
  3. Math Kangaroo for grades 2 and above www.mathkangaroo.org
  4. CML (Continental Math League) www.continentalmathematicsleague.com
       Math Bee Level 1 (Grades 1, 2): Books (Workbooks – each book has hundreds of word problems)
       Singapore Math (www.singaporemaths.com):
    1. Primary Math Work Books US Edition: 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B
    2. Primary Math Intensive Practice U.S. Edition: 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B
    3. Challenging Word Problems for Primary Mathematics: 1, 2
      Math Bee Level 2 (Grades 3, 4, 5): Online Resources
  1. Khan Academy – Free Video Lectures
    Arithmetic – www.khanacademy.org/#arithmetic
    Developmental Math 1 – www.khanacademy.org/#developmental-math 
    Developmental Math 2 – www.khanacademy.org/#developmental-math-2 
    Singapore Math – www.http://www.khanacademy.org/#statistics (Move up for Singapore Math)
    Pre-Algebra – www.khanacademy.org/#pre-algebra
    Worked Examples – www.http://www.khanacademy.org/#ma-tests-for-education-licensure-mtel-pre-alg
    Geometry – www.khanacademy.org/#geometry
    Worked Examples 1- www.khanacademy.org/#california-standards-test-geometry
  2. Math League for grades 4 and above www.themathleague.com
  3. Math Olympiad: www.moems.org
  4. CML (Continental Math League) www.continentalmathematicsleague.com
      Math Bee Level 2 (Grades 3, 4, 5): Books (Workbooks – each book has hundreds of word problems)
  1. Singapore Math (www.singaporemaths.com):
    a. Primary Math Work Books US Edition: 3A, 3B, 4A, 4B, 5A, 5B
    b. Primary Math Intensive Practice U.S. Edition: 3A, 3B, 4A, 4B, 5A, 5B
    c. Challenging Word Problems for Primary Mathematics: 3, 4, 5
      Math Bee Level 3 (Grades 6, 7, 8): Online Resources
  1. Book for advanced middle school students: the Art of Problem Solving, Volume 1: the Basics, By Sandor Lehoczky and Richard Rusczyk
  2. Practice problems from middle school students: (Past AMC8 tests and solutions); CD — AJHSME & AMC 8 (1985-2007);http://amc.maa.org/d-publication/publication.shtml
  3. Book for high school students: the Art of Problem Solving, Volume 2: and Beyond, By Richard Rusczyk and Sandor Lehoczky
  4. Khan Academy – Free Video Lectures
    Algebra – www.khanacademy.org/#algebra
    Worked Examples 1 – www.http://www.khanacademy.org/#california-standards-test-algebra-i
    Worked Examples 2 – www.http://www.khanacademy.org/#ck12org-algebra-1-examples
    Worked Examples 3 – www.http://www.khanacademy.org/#california-standards-test-algebra-ii
    Worked Examples 4 – www.http://www.khanacademy.org/#algebra-i-worked-examples
    Geometry – www.khanacademy.org/#geometry
    Worked Examples 1- www.khanacademy.org/#california-standards-test-geometry
    Trigonometry – www.khanacademy.org/#trigonometry
    Probability – www.khanacademy.org/#probability
    Statistics – www.khanacademy.org/#statistics
    Precalculus – www.khanacademy.org/#precalculus 
  5. MATHCOUNTS – Free: www.mathcounts.org
  6. Math League www.themathleague.com
  7. Math Olympiad: www.moems.org
  8. Alcumus Online Learning system adjusting to student performance (Algebra and Probability)www.artofproblemsolving.com/Alcumus/Introduction.php
  9. For the Win game on AOPS. Helps to improve speed. Documentation is at the link below:www.artofproblemsolving.com/Edutainment/FTW/documentation.php
  10. Jason Batterson’s website agmathematics.com has a collection of mock papers/ speed drills etc., for MATHCOUNTS preparation agmathematics.com/57427/index.html
  11. Saab: Preparation Drills for MATHCOUNTS MATHCOUNTS.saab.org/mc.cgi
  12. AMC – 8 (American Math Competition): www.unl.edu/amc/e-exams/e4-amc08/amc8.shtml
  13. CML (Continental Math League): www.continentalmathematicsleague.com
  14. SAT and SAT II – www.collegeboard.com
  15. ACT www.act.org
  16. Ez Math Trix: (DVD/Video) 2004



         Books for Junior Science Bee (JSC)
        Books for Intermediate Science Bee (ISC)
        Books for Senior Science Bee (SSC)



       ESSAY WRITING Books & References
  1. Basic Guide to Essay Writing: http://members.tripod.com/~lklivingston/essay/
  2. Another useful website: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/internet/resources/genre.html
  3. Sample essay topics: Samples
       Vocabulary Books & References
  1. Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis – Published by Pocket Books.
  2. Etyma NotesTM from Hexco. (800-725-2627)
  3. It pays to enrich word power’ column from Readers Digest Monthly(Registration is required to access online Word Power).
  4. Barron’s SATI Book.
  5. Vocabulary Cards (set I & set II) from Visual Education. (800-243-7070)

SPELLING Books & References

  1. Spelling Bee Preparation
  2. Merriam-Webster word of the day
  3. http://www.m-w.com/cgi-bin/mwwod.pl
  4. Nat’s NotesTM from Hexco (800-725-2627) (only for Advanced level spellers)
  5. The Spelling Rules Book from Hexco (800-725-2627)
  6. Dictionary.com Word of the Day: (C) 2002 by Lexico Publishing Group, LLC.
  7. For Beginners: 71 Revised “Orton” Phonograms For Correct Spelling



        Books & References
       Ten Tips for Successful Public Speaking from Toastmasters:

Feeling some nervousness before giving a speech is natural and healthy. It shows you care about doing well. But, too

much nervousness can be detrimental. Here’s how you can control your nervousness and make effective, memorable


  • Know the room. Be familiar with the place in which you will speak. Arrive early, walk around the speaking area and practice using the microphone and any visual aids.
  • Know the audience. Greet some of the audience as they arrive. It’s easier to speak to a group of friends than to a group of strangers.
  • Know your material. If you’re not familiar with your material or are uncomfortable with it, your nervousness will increase. Practice your speech and revise it if necessary.
  • Relax. Ease tension by doing exercises.
  • Visualize yourself giving your speech. Imagine yourself speaking, your voice loud, clear, and assured. When you visualize yourself as successful, you will be successful.
  • Realize that people want you to succeed. Audiences want you to be interesting, stimulating, informative, and entertaining. They don’t want you to fail.
  • Don’t apologize. If you mention your nervousness or apologize for any problems you think you have with your speech, you may be calling the audience’s attention to something they hadn’t noticed. Keep silent.
  • Concentrate on the message — not the medium. Focus your attention away from your own anxieties, and outwardly toward your message and your audience. Your nervousness will dissipate.
  • Turn nervousness into positive energy. Harness your nervous energy and transform it into vitality and enthusiasm
  • Gain experience. Experience builds confidence, which is the key to effective speaking. A Toastmasters club can provide the experience you need.


  1. Hubble
  2. Explore
  3. Discovery Kids
  4. PBS Kids
  5. Brain Pop

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