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With thanks to http://www.audible.com/numberphile Featuring Professor Edward Frenkel, from the University of California, Berkeley. Author of Love & Math. Web...
Improve your math skills. Fun game teaches addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and elementary algebra. For kids and children of all ages and grades.
We Seed Learn is where you can, well, learn everything you need to know about investing and the stock market. Okay, well maybe not everything you need to know, but definitely enough to get started.
When you're ready, start with Level 1 and work your way up to Level 3. See, how easy this is? At the end of each level, there's a quick quiz just to make sure you were paying attention. Get a perfect score on each quiz and it'll go straight into your Report Card so the whole world will know how brilliant you are.
Led by Jo Boaler, the NRICH project aims to enrich the mathematical experiences of students by providing professional development, activities, and lesson planning. Check out the “For Teachers” section on the right-hand side for tasks, games, interactive tools, activity sets, curriculum mapping, and great ideas for group work.
FluidMath is a relatively new software for math teachers that has recently increased in popularity. It is a powerful tool that can help teachers and students make visual connections between different conceptual topics. Although only a free trial is available at this time, log on and watch tutorials on how to integrate this product into the classroom. Teachers have found that exploring graphs and graphing equations on Fluid Math allows students to discover beyond their grade level, and uncover relationships in mathematics far beyond their years.
Welcome to Inside Mathematics, a professional learning community for educators passionate about improving students' mathematics learning and performance.
Comprised of four engaging, multiplayer games with access to curriculum in both Math and Literacy, grades 3 – 9. Each game is designed with unique features to bring out distinct academic and strategic skills in students.
Find free problem solving teaching ideas, activities and resources for your primary and secondary classroom.
Online practice problems for math, including arithmetic, algebra, calculus, linear algebra, number theory, and statistics. Get help from hints and Step-by-step solutions. Generate printable worksheets.
The focus of this 3rd grade standard is determining the unknown whole number in an equation relating three whole numbers. The sites, videos and games on these boards will offer guidance on helping your students detectives multiply & divide.
This second grade geometry standard asks students to partition rectangles by creating rows and columns of same sized squares. These learnings include videos, printable activities, and games to turn partitioning into a party.
All Maths & Science courses on Memrise. Fun, fast ways to effectively learn and memorise Maths & Science vocabulary.
FUN projects you can use in your classroom, using FREE Google SketchUp software
Math teachers Peggy Brookins and Raymond James have their 11th grade students apply their knowledge of the principles of trigonometry to design and test quadcopters. (14:28)
The Mathematics area of study is designed to build a strong foundation in mathematical understanding and procedural skills, as well as to prepare students to meet the standards for 21st Century critical thinking and problem solving. The Mathematics curriculum includes the areas of ratios and proportional relationships, the number system, expressions and equations, geometry, and statistics and probability. The courses are aligned with the Common Core State Standards and designed to cover the equivalent of a year-long, traditional school curriculum.
Mathalicious lessons teach standards-based math through real-world topics that students care about.
Jon Star has done some excellent work over the last decade to develop procedural fluency in math classrooms. This website, although limited, shows some samples of Star’s work in developing curriculum. Also, be sure to check out the presentations page for curriculum implementation ideas and lesson planning.
New Zealand has traditionally been far advanced in their mathematics education, and this site is a representation of why. Created by the Ministry of Education, NZ Maths provides several resources for every grade level and standard. Check out special sections on the left for professional development, accelerated learning, high achieving students, special education, and much more.
This toolkit is designed to support leaders of systematic improvement in K-12 mathematics education.
Are there obstacles? Of course. Leaders face challenges in terms of district organization, professional development, narrow tests, students' mathematical learning, and more.
The MARS team has asked teacher leaders, mathematics specialists, district superintendents, curriculum and assessment developers, evaluators, and researchers to identify the strategies and tools they have used to deal with their challenges.
Mathsframe has more than 170 free interactive maths games. All resources are designed, by an experienced KS2 teacher, to help children to visualise numbers, patterns and numerical relationships and to develop their mathematical thinking.
Mathster lets teachers create printable and online maths assessments. A free trial is available and free worksheets can also be downloaded too!
This standard asks students to multiply and divide within 100 to solve word problems. They learn to use equal groups, arrays, and measurement quantities to solve problems. These boards can help!
Geometry is a subject that is engaging and exciting for students. These boards can help you harness that excitement and use a combination of hands on activities, games, drama, poetry and literature to get kids in "shape" for 2nd grade math.