Introduction to Algebra We live in a world of numbers. You see them every day: on clocks, in the stock market, in sports, and all over the news. Algebra is all about figuring out the numbers you don't see. You might know how fast you can throw a ball, but can you use this number to determine how far you can throw it? Learn more about our High School and AP* Exam Preparation Courses
Marilyn Burns: 10 Big Math Ideas Everyone's favorite math guru shares the top 10 ways you can enhance your students' math learning, test scores, and skills Several years ago, Michael, one of my third graders, wrote this in his journal: "I never used to look forward to math. All we did was add and subtract. Now I like it more. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Learn Math Fast - A Math Program That Works! Natural Math In a Math 2.0 email group conversation about screencasting and tools like vZome, Brad Hansen-Smith of WholeMovement posed this question: Can you explain how using this virtual zome tool will give students a better understanding of polyhedra than actually building it from scratch for themselves? I have the same question about any virtual experience when compared to actual experience of doing something. Here was my reply: It is better to have both experiences. 1. 2. Step review works wonders with sharing. 3. The word “easy” here is the difference between thousands and millions doing the three activities I described above. I posed the same question to Katherine, my daughter, who added two items to the list: In virtual constructions, you can see infinity. I am adding another key item that came to mind: modularity.
Introduction to Geometry More than 2000 years ago, long before rockets were launched into orbit or explorers sailed around the globe, a Greek mathematician measured the size of the Earth using nothing more than a few facts about lines, angles, and circles. This course will start at the very beginnings of geometry, answering questions like "How big is an angle?" and "What are parallel lines?" Learn more about our High School and AP* Exam Preparation Courses This course was funded in part by the Wertheimer Fund. Home page Math With Crewton Ramone's House of Math. Workboxes: Math At a conference last fall, I heard Kim Sutton mention something about using Zoo Pal Paper Plates to show parts and whole in math. She briefly described putting the parts in the ears and then showing the whole in the larger plate area. I couldn't find the zoo plates locally (Amazon link is below), but decided to try it with a plastic plate from a local one buck store. I've used this a couple different ways to explore the part-whole relationship in addition with my 5yo... With Dice: He tossed one die into each of the smaller compartments and put that many items (I used centimeter cubes) in each dish. With Pre-Written Number Sentences & Penguin Pieces: I wrote several number sentences. This could easily be replicated at home or school. Disclaimer: If you order from Amazon links on love2learn2day, all commissions go toward foster care through Grace and Hope at no additional cost to you.
Rader's NUMBERNUT.COM Welcome to the Mathematics Assessment Project “And I’m calling on our nation’s governors and state education chiefs to develop standards and assessments that don’t simply measure whether students can fill in a bubble on a test, but whether they possess 21st Century skills like problem solving and critical thinking and entrepreneurship and creativity.” President Obama, 1 March 2009. New lessons: We've been steadily adding new 'Classroom Challenge' lessons for grades 6-8 over the last few months, and in a few weeks all of the planned 20 lessons for each grade from 6 to 10 will be available. New – TRU Math: Teaching for Robust Understanding of Mathematics is a suite of tools for professional develompent and research - the alpha versions of these documents are available here. The project is working to design and develop well-engineered assessment tools to support US schools in implementing the Products Classroom Challenges: lessons for formative assessment, some focused on developing math concepts, others on non-routine problem solving.
2048 Math Game Join the numbers and get to the 2048 tile! New Game How to play: Use your arrow keys to move the tiles. When two tiles with the same number touch, they merge into one! Note: The game on this site is the original version of 2048. Created by Gabriele Cirulli. Donate BTC 1Ec6onfsQmoP9kkL3zkpB6c5sA4PVcXU2i