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Teaching Graphs on the App Store. Fun data handling games for children. The digital storytelling tool. Math Vocab 1 - Fun Learning Game for Improved Math Comprehension: School Edition on the App Store. Popplet. Padlet is the easiest way to create and collaborate in the world. Math Vocabulary. Illustrated Mathematics Dictionary.

Common Core Math Vocabulary & Fun Math Worksheets. Math Vocabulary Cards, by the Math Learning Center. eGlossary Terms. MathAcrosticPoemsforWritinginMath. Mrs. Patton's Patch: Math Anchor Charts from the Year. Hey everyone!

Mrs. Patton's Patch: Math Anchor Charts from the Year

I hope you are enjoying your summer! I have been busy moving classrooms and schools, because yet again I have a new assignment next year. This one I'm pretty excited about. Our district is creating an academy for the highly gifted. I interviewed and was selected as one of the teachers. Anyway, I was going through pictures from this past school year, and I thought I should share some of my anchor charts that I didn't get to post yet. This one was about what my students determined all triangles have. This one was about what my students determined all quadrilaterals have. This helped them when we were learning about fractions. Not my best anchor chart, but this was inspired by some I'd found on Pinterest.

Although not exactly your traditional anchor chart, I thought I should include this. Daily 5 Math. *For presentation handouts/slides, see below.

Daily 5 Math

Daily 5 Math is a program inspired by the Daily 5 ELA program developed by the Sisters. I saw a need of something sustainable to help differentiate my math instruction in a split class and I wanted to ensure that students were meaningfully engaged in active learning activities instead of doing rote busywork. Students progress through different centers over the course of the week as the centers reinforce skills learned, logical thinking, problem solving and vocabulary that compliments our math curriculum.

So after a lot of research and trial and error, here is what I have found works well for me (and my teachers). Teaching Math Vocabulary – Luminous Learning. Students with learning disabilities often struggle to understand and use the appropriate vocabulary when expressing their ideas in all content areas, including mathematics.

Teaching Math Vocabulary – Luminous Learning

Using correct mathematical terms can seem like learning a new language! Students won't simply absorb newly taught math terms when presented throughout the lesson. Instead, the best approach is to introduce new vocabulary through explicit instruction, in the context of meaningful math examples. Students will construct meaning as the teacher repeatedly connects the term with the definition as they are engaging in mathematical investigations.

A Maths Dictionary for Kids 2015 Full Site by Jenny Eather. Math Teaching Strategies: The Language of Math. One of the best math teaching strategies is teaching math concepts through the use of math word walls.

Math Teaching Strategies: The Language of Math

It really is all about the words, I have discovered, and teaching the language of math is critical to teaching math concepts and procedures. I honestly don't think I could ever teach math without a word wall ! We have time every day for reviewing the words, and it is the most helpful strategy I know for teaching vitally important math terminology. Wall words should also be used to support reading since reading is the most important skill children learn in school. National Library of Virtual Manipulatives.

Pattern Shapes, by the Math Learning Center on the App Store. Factor Samurai. Math Flash Cards * My Times Tables on the App Store. Counting Bills & Coins on the App Store. SlateMath for Kids - Kindergarten and 1st Grade Games. I-Ready iPad Apps. Victor Fixer Computational Fluency Game If a student is placed into the computational fluency game, Door 24 will open to reveal that our robot friend, Victor, has gone haywire and needs help.

i-Ready iPad Apps

To help get Victor patched up, they will need to repair his circuits which all need to line up with the special number 24. Using problem-solving strategies, students energize Victor to get him up and running again. Instructional Objectives Develops students' abilities to think quantitatively and strategically Encourages flexibility and perseverance in solving problems Develops concepts, skills, and strategies Number sense and computational fluency Expressions, equations, and algebraic thinking Download Door 24® Plus through App store. Pick-a-Path. Make 10 Plus on the App Store. Door 24 Plus on the App Store. Teaching Ideas – Tagged "Multiplication" – Games 4 Gains. Math Shake - Problem Solving Through Word Problems on the App Store.

Fluency Without Fear. By Jo Boaler Professor of Mathematics Education, co-founder youcubed with the help of Cathy Williams, co-founder youcubed, & Amanda Confer Stanford University.

Fluency Without Fear

Updated January 28th, 2015 Introduction A few years ago a British politician, Stephen Byers, made a harmless error in an interview. The right honorable minister was asked to give the answer to 7 x 8 and he gave the answer of 54, instead of the correct 56. Number Sense In a critical research project researchers studied students as they solved number problems (Gray & Tall, 1994). The Brain and Number Sense Some students are not as good at memorizing math facts as others.

Why is Mathematics Treated Differently? In order to learn to be a good English student, to read and understand novels, or poetry, students need to have memorized the meanings of many words. Math ‘Fluency’ and the Curriculum In the US the new Common Core curriculum includes ‘fluency’ as a goal. There are many problems with this directive. Multiplication Squares Game. XtraMath.

Why is it important? Free Math Worksheets. ScootPad. 5 Ways to Make Fact Fluency Fun - One Stop Teacher Shop. As teachers, we know how important it is for students to know their math facts fluently.

5 Ways to Make Fact Fluency Fun - One Stop Teacher Shop

Without this skill, it is difficult for them to learn higher level math concepts. The best way for student to learn these facts is to practice, practice, and practice. During a recent conversation on Twitter with @MichaelT1979, we were asked to recommend our top free apps for English and Maths for students to download and use over the summer.

We use these apps every week and they make fantastic free additions to your iPad app portfolio. We would recommend that you also check out Part 1 of this mini series – Our Top 3 Free iPad Apps for English. Math Puppy – Bingo Challenge Educational Game for Kids HD on the App Store. Motion Math: Hungry Fish. Greg Tang Math. Divi. on the App Store. Prodigy Math Game - Learn Math for Free. Forever. ExitTicket. A Free Student Response System for Teachers ExitTicket Systems Level Student Response Solution. Our Top 3 Free iPad Apps for Maths - TeacherRocks.co.uk. Front Row. A Powerful Free Math Program for Grades 1 to 5. Quizizz: Fun Multiplayer Classroom Quizzes. Online math and English language arts practice.

"Raising the Bar" - Differentiated Learning: Centers. Next Gen Assessments. Mathematics -    THE POSITIVE ENGAGEMENT PROJECT. Concept Learning Bricks are foundational vocabulary terms and concepts, designed for multi-sensory learners, that students need to master before they can apply the actual concepts to other areas.

Mathematics -    THE POSITIVE ENGAGEMENT PROJECT

Each Concept Learning Brick is organized with a question, answer, physical gesture movement, concept examples, and picture to represent the academic term. The image on the card, associated memory gesture, and vocabulary definition allow students to see, hear, say, and do so much more with these crucial terms in a way that is fun and engaging. Over 220 concepts are available! Acing Math (One Deck At A Time!) Is a collection of math games ranging from Kindergarten to the upper elementary grades, using only an ordinary deck of playing cards. Illuminations. Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills on the App Store. Ready Set STAAR Test Practice App on the App Store. Math Central - Welcome! Numbers on the App Store.