# A Maths Dictionary for Kids 2014 by Jenny Eather

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Using & Applying < Maths Zone - Free Cool Learning Games for School Symbols & Formulae Problem solving Money Equivalence Using Money Fraction problems 3 Practices to Promote Equity in the Classroom I recently observed a classroom where students were presenting history projects to rows of silent and obedient classmates. Though the projects were diligently constructed, I couldn't focus on their content because I was distracted by two facts: only the teacher was asking questions, and he kept calling exclusively on girls to present. Ten minutes later, I walked into a completely different classroom where students rotated through the room presenting group projects to each other. The teacher instructed his class to "work to understand" the content through discussion, and every voice filled the room. These two experiences resurfaced a long-held question: What makes for an equitable classroom? While this topic deserves a whole book, here are three simple practices that you can try on to increase the range and frequency of student voices in your classroom.

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Patterns and algebra: Sites2See. Centre for Learning Innovation Access the resources for Best Start numeracy20 Try The Learning Federation’s Monster choir: making patterns23, missing monsters24 and look and listen25. Use musical number patterns with music maker26, odds and evens27 and make a counting rule in musical times28. Assess Stage 2 students’ understanding of counting rules31. Number trains: patterns32 assesses the ability to create number patterns. See also Sites2See: Number33, Measurement34 and Space and Geometry35 for Primary.

Vi Hart: Math Doodling Remember that video about doodling dragons and fractals and stuff? I finally finished part 2! Here is a magnet link so you can dowload it via torrent. Here it is on YouTube: You can tell I worked on it for a long time over many interruptions (travelling and other stuff), because in order to keep myself from hating what was supposed to be a quick easy part 2, I had to amuse myself with snakes. Top rated maths activities - FlashMaths.co.uk Top rated maths activities Mean from Frequency Tables Compound Interest Calculator Rotational Symmetry Compound Circle Problems Essential Questions How do you engage students deeply in the content of the curriculum? How do you make them hungry for knowledge? How do you keep them coming back for more?

Interactive Whiteboard Teacher Tools ↓ Skip to Main Content Home Resources Teacher Tools Numbers to Ten on the TenFrame Contents, Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles Since May 6, 1997You are visitor number E66B7E in base 20 Raymond Smullyan, a Mathematician, Philosopher and author of several outstanding books of logical puzzles, tells, in one of his books, a revealing story. A friend invited him for dinner. He told Smullyan that his teenage son was crazy about Smullyan's books and could not wait to meet him. The friend warned Smullyan not to mention that he is a Mathematician and that Logic is a part of Mathematics because the young fellow hated Mathematics.

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36 Math Apps For Elementary School Students From edshelf - by edshelf: Reviews & recommendations of tools for education As more classrooms adopt mobile devices such as iPads, teachers and technology integrators are faced with the question: “What apps do I install?” That is quite a hefty question too. There are over 90,000 iOS apps in the Education category of the App Store. Since apps that teachers can use fall into other categories too, the number of choices is well above 100,000. Does your head hurt yet?

Finding Unity in the Math Wars I usually avoid current events, but recent skirmishes in the math world prompted me to chime in. To recap, there’ve been heated discussions about math education and the role of online resources like Khan Academy. As fun as a good math showdown may appear, there’s a bigger threat: Apathy. And Justin Bieber. Educators, online or not, don’t compete with each other. They struggle to be noticed in our math-phobic society, where we casually wonder “Should algebra be taught at all?”

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