Top 10 Best Free Math Resources on the Web. For many students, the words “math” and “fun” don’t seem to have much overlap.
Math is often thought of as a dry subject – equations don’t get most people excited – but math lovers have been working to show the more interesting side of math to students in a number of different formats. Students who find math boring now may just need to be given a new way of looking at it. Naturally, the internet has come to the rescue with a wide range of math resources designed to help students see how math can be fun and useful. Here are some of the best ones out there. 1. We’ve sung the praises of using TED Talks in the classroom before and probably will again. A few examples to consider using include: 2. All math teachers have heard the common complaint: “but how will I ever use this in the real world?”
The site mixes videos, images, and real-world challenges that get students thinking about where math fits into their day-to-day lives. 3. 4. Photo Credit: Arthur © 2014 WGBH. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10 Must-Have Free Math Apps. 10 Apps for Math Fluency. There are so many ways to use mobile devices with students.
You can create interactive textbooks for children to read, ask them to explain their thinking through screencasting or help them access informational text using QR codes. Mobile devices can also be used to help students practice foundational math skills and build their math fluency. In order for students to tackle the multi-step word problems they'll be asked to solve as early as elementary school, they need to have mastered their addition, subtraction and multiplication facts. By answering 4 + 12, 15 - 5, 9 x 7 and 18 / 3 quickly and accurately, students can focus on reading word problems to figure out what the question is asking them to do. 53 great math websites for students of any age. Below you will find 56 of the best math resource websites available.
Parents and teachers of children 3 to 23 who are looking for videos, games, worksheets, printables, lessons, tutorials, calculators, worksheet generators, activities or interactives will likely find what they are looking for. Top 50 Math Sites and Apps. Throughout the last few years I've compiled quite a few lists of my favorite sites for a variety of subjects.
Over the last year and a half one might have noticed that my lists have started to change and instead of focusing on sites I've been focusing more on apps as "mobile learning" has really taken off. It seems now a days a person can find an app for almost anything. Specializing in Ed Tech I review sites/apps all the time and decided to start posting my favorites for different subjects. Below are my favorites for Math. *This list is in alphabetical order. 4 Dice: Fraction Games - A great iOS app for learning how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions. Baltimore City Public School students use new math app. BALTIMORE - Students are learning math skills with a new Ipad app at Gwynns Falls Elementary with Baltimore City Public Schools.
It's called Front Row Education. It's part of a Pilot Program at the school. Math Champ – Send Math Challenges to Your Students’ iPads. 20 random iPad Maths Apps that help cover all areas of curriculum. Around this time last year, I wrote a post about the lack of engaging Maths apps on the iPad that went beyond “skill and drill” number activities.
Since then, developers have introduced a greater range of apps across all areas of the Maths curriculum that can be used to enhance the Maths teaching and learning in your classroom. Here’s a selection of 20 apps that cover Number and Algebra, Measurement and Geometry, and Statistics and Probability ( these are the Content strands (CS) Australia’s Mathematics curriculum has been categorized under ). They also cover the proficiency strands (PS) of Understanding, Fluency, Problem Solving and Reasoning. I’m sure other countries’ curricula are similar in many regards and you will be able to make the connections. Undecided (free at time of writing) CS -Statistics and Probability PS – Reasoning Decide Now! Does what Undecided doesn’t with spinner. DragonBox+ ($6.49 – expensive for multiple copies) Dartfish EasyTag (free) Pattern Blocks ($0.99)
5 apps for improving mental arithmetic. The Government has said that calculators will be banned in maths tests for 11-year-olds from 2014. Here are five cool apps for Android and IOS that should help pupils to sharpen their mental arithmetic and learn how to do more maths in their minds. Math Workout A no-nonsense app with a plain but clean interface, Math Workout helps pupils practice addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, indices, decimals and more. Its “Brain Cruncher” mode is good for training the mind to hold numbers in memory, and the “Times Table Master” should be particularly useful to primary pupils who are laerning their tables.
Players must complete quite a few rounds on the easier levels to unlock the harder ones: this should ensure that pupils master the basics before moving on to harder questions, though it may irritate more accomplished mental mathematicians. 6 Apps That Teach Math Concepts. For young learners, there are a plethora of apps out there to help learn how to count, and for older learners, often times a graphing calculator or scientific calculator app will do the trick.
But what about all of those students in between? You know, the ones who already know how to count, but have to learn a multitude of math concepts that most of their parents have long forgotten? We’re taking a look at 6 apps that are easy to use and teach more than just counting. Geometry Pattern Blocks This app allows you to create virtual geometrical shapes using a grid. Fractions. 7 Strategies for iPads and iPods in the (Math) Classroom. Mobile Learning | Viewpoint 7 Strategies for iPads and iPods in the (Math) Classroom By Tim Pelton and Leslee Francis Pelton 07/11/12 Touch devices--such as iPods and iPads--represent a fundamental change in computing.
So you want to support Maths learning with an iPad? iPad apps Published on April 10th, 2012 | by Mark Anderson When thinking about using an iPad to support learning, it is important to remember that the iPad supports learning.
It is not going to do the teaching for you. Maths learning is no exception. That said, innovative approaches to using multiple apps can really help with the support of the learning of different elements within the Maths curriculum. It is much better to get a workflow with multiple apps to support the learning. Here are just some of the apps available from the App store related to Mathematics: The best way of working with these apps though is not in isolation.