# Math Links

What Is It? The Geoboard is a tool for exploring a variety of mathematical topics introduced in the elementary and middle grades. Learners stretch bands around the pegs to form line segments and polygons and make discoveries about perimeter, area, angles, congruence, fractions, and more.

## Geoboard by The Math Learning Center

# 1 for Math E-Learning | HeyMath! | Because every student counts

Over the weekend I received an email from a reader asking me if I had a list of YouTube channels not named Khan Academy that offer mathematics lessons. I didn't have a list, but I said I would create one. Therefore, here is my short list of YouTube channels not named Khan Academy that offer mathematics lessons. WowMath.org is developed by high school mathematics teacher Bradley Robb. His YouTube channel has more than six hundred videos covering topics in Algebra and Calculus. You can access the videos on a mobile version of WowMath too.
Seven YouTube Channels Not Named Khan Offering Math Lessons

KS2 Bitesize: Maths - Converting fractions to decimals - activity

When your students ask the inevitable question, "When would I ever use this?" answer it with a micro-documentary from the largest STEM video library of its kind --- The Futures Channel. Teachers tell us >> “I like to motivate the students to learn math by showing applications for math and science in real life, and your videos are a valuable resource. You do a great job. Thank you..”

## Algebra in the Real World Movies with Activities

1.0A.1 : Use addition and subtraction within 20 to solve word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all positions, e.g., by using objects, drawings, and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem. 1.0A.2 : Solve word problems that call for addition of three whole numbers whose sum is less than or equal to 20, e.g., by using objects, drawings, and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem. 2.0A.1 : Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one- and two-step word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all positions, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.

## Thinking Blocks - Model and Solve Math Word Problems

View the Investigate Pages for step-by-step explanations of each of the above main topics. Each explanation is in PDF format using Adobe Reader™ or PPS format using Powerpoint Viewer™. Design your own fraction images with the Fraction Designer Pages. You may make number line or circle models of fractions and the operations on fractions.

## Visual Fractions - A Fraction Tutorial

Cynthia Lanius' Lessons: Who Wants Pizza? Fractions Table of Contents

## Desmos | A Better Calculator

We set out to reimagine the graphing calculator from the ground up, building on the best technologies available. This is beautiful, powerful, intuitive math that lives in your browser . Graph multiple functions in vivid color and watch them update as you type. Save your work to the cloud or share it with friends . Transform your computer or tablet into a math engine. This is just the beginning—and it's all completely free .## Yummy Math | We provide teachers and students with mathematics relevant to our world today …

This Tuesday is Earth Day. Use this activity to demonstrate the various mappings of our 3-d Earth to a 2-d piece of paper. Students compare maps with this famous photo and check to see which characteristics are maintained and which are distorted. Clicking on this image will show a larger, expandable image in a new window. In honor of Earth Day we encourage you to show your classes the beauty of the Earth and remind everyone of one of the first times that it was seen in its entirety from space, December 7, 1972 from an Apollo mission. Read more →
Conceptua Math includes interactive, visual tools that are ideal for teacher-facilitated, whole-class instruction, "Number Talks" and for parents supporting their students at home. These tools, available free of charge, are located under the Tool Library tab in our full curriculum. The full Conceptua Math curriculum includes integrated teacher supports, adaptive teaching, student investigations, and much more. Teachers Build Instructional Expertise with Supports