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Best Websites for Teaching Math: More Than 50 Resources!

Best Websites for Teaching Math: More Than 50 Resources!
We recently sent the call out on our Teacher HELPLINE! for teachers to tell us the best websites for teaching math. And wow, did you all come through! We’ve gathered all the links and a short description of each math website. The list encompasses grades K-12 and is chock-full of resources, games, freebies, and innovative programs. Not to alarm you, but, we think you’re going to want to bookmark it. Without further ado, here it is: ALEKS Assessment and Learning in Knowledge Spaces is an artificially intelligent assessment and learning system on the web. Arithmetic Four Two users play a game in which each player tried to connect four game pieces in a row. BEATCALC Just like it sounds, this entry into the list of best websites for teaching math challenges students to beat a calculator! BrainPOP Engaging games, animated learning moves, and activities to encourage kids on their unique learning path. Buzz Math Middle school math practice, anytime, anywhere. Figure This! Math-Aids Free (yahoo!)

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Free printable fifth grade math worksheets Recommended Workbooks Browse our bookstore where we sell downloadable workbooks. The workbooks contain both instruction and exercises, with answer keys, and are organized into short topical sections. Ideal for independent or parent led-studying, in our opinion. What is K5? K5 Learning is an online reading and math program for kids in kindergarten to grade 5. Talking Math: 100 Questions That Help Promote Mathematical Discourse Think about the questions that you ask in your math classroom. Can they be answered with a simple “yes” or “no,” or do they open a door for students to really share their knowledge in a way that highlights their true understanding and uncovers their misunderstandings? Asking better questions can open new doors for students, helping to promote mathematical thinking and encouraging classroom discourse. Such questions help students:

Teaching Shakespeare in 29 Easy Steps - WeAreTeachers Reading Shakespeare is not easy. Teaching Shakespeare to a bunch of middle or high school students who would rather be reading their Snapchat feed is much harder. But don’t worry! Thou art capable. Follow these 29 steps exactly to teach Shakespeare and get the full experience. Creating a Digital Interactive Math Notebook Using Google Slides – Ms. Drasby's Ed Tech Babble The creation of Interactive Notebooks has become a very popular tool amongst educators. Students are sharing their ability to think independently and creatively while making study tools overflowing with academic information. Originally the purpose of an interactive notebook was to support students with organizing and understanding the content being presented in a classroom. In a sense creating an interactive notebook is a new way of taking notes for a variety of content areas.

Scaffolded Math and Science: High School Math Word Wall Ideas Adding a math word wall to my classroom completely changed my teaching. A couple years before making the jump to teaching high school special education math, I taught mainstream Algebra and Algebra 2 in Boston. My classroom was right next to the classroom of a Geometry teacher who would later go on to become Teacher of the Year. Lining the bulletin boards and walls of his classroom, from floor to ceiling, were vocabulary words with drawings and examples making the most amazing display.

FREE PRINTABLE: 5 Memory Coasters to Capture the School Year - WeAreTeachers Capture memories with your students using these end-of-school-year printables. The School Year Memory Coasters printable set has space for your students to write down memories and what they have learned from the year. You can take your students’ picture using an Instax camera. Then all you need are scissors, glue, and a teacher’s best friend—a laminator! Prime Number Hunter What You Need: Review: A prime number is a whole number greater than zero that has exactly two different factors, one and itself. For example, the number 3 is a prime number because its only factors are 1 and 3. In contrast, a composite number is a whole number greater than zero that has more than two different factors. PRIME Welcome to the Platonic Realms Interactive Mathematics Encyclopedia, a growing collection of articles on core topics written expressly for math students and enthusiasts at all academic levels. To begin, simply browse through the topics using the listings directory on the left side of the page. Click on a letter to browse alphabetically, and hover over any listing to see a brief definition or description.

7 Lessons I Learned Turning Classic Literature Into a Student Musical - WeAreTeachers How do you get 7-year-olds excited about ancient history? Is it possible to teach life skills in classic literature? How can a teacher make old lessons feel new again? Engage Their Minds So, I didn’t even know this was a thing. I overheard a few of my fabulous co-workers discussing it at a meeting yesterday, and completely interrupted them because it sounded like such a cool idea! Powers of Ten Day is celebrated on, of course, 10/10. (It probably would have been really cool if I did this four years ago on 10/10/10, but I think my students won’t hold it against me that I didn’t know it existed – particularly since none of them knew me back then.) You can do all sorts of things to celebrate Powers of Ten Day. Math in Art – 15+ STEAM Projects! In our teaching programs, we all learned about the different sides of the brain and different learning types. But with the recession, many schools lost the programs that helped reach all learning types – especially art. Art is more than just creating beautiful pieces, many of the great master painters used math concepts to make their pieces even more appealing. Art helps other subjects come alive! So how can we integrate math into art for our students?

Containing Your Kids' Collections Do your kids love to collect things? Containing your kids ™ collections can be a real challenge, and if you don't keep them organized, they can make a big mess! After all, there are so many things to collect and they come in all shapes and sizes. Here are several ideas for housing all those fun things that your children have found. Math Projects Projects will be worth a maximum of 50 points! Each project will be rated on its own merits based on the requirements detailed above. The grade will ultimately be determined by the teacher according to the following chart.