Home | Math Movie Network Fun Kids Online Math Games "Sheppard offers everything from early math to pre-algebra. The lessons include interactive activities to practice concepts. Students can shoot fruit, pop balloons, and even play math man (the math version of pac man!). Fractions, place value, money, and basic operations are some of the areas that are covered. Check it out at " --Shannon Jakeman , sjakeman.blogspot.com "Online math games, like the ones that you'll find for free at Sheppard Software, provide a valuable opportunity for children to learn a great deal while they're having fun. It can be very difficult for parents to find productive and worthwhile activities for children on the Internet; however fun online math games do offer a wonderful alternative. This free section of Sheppard Software was written for children. Sheppard Software offers a couple of cute games for the youngest math students.

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Welcome to Math Playground Squashy Boxes* Here's another versatile (and often overlooked) resource. Squashy Boxes enable children to quickly generate 'random' numbers. They are a simple but effective tool for practising a range of rapid recall and mental calculation strategies. Squashy Boxes are easy to make, 'pack flat', have hundreds of uses and are easy for children to manipulate; children can also store them in their own drawers or book bags. This downloadable pdf file* includes templates for six Squashy Boxes (plus a blank template) together with extensive teacher notes and ideas for maths activities for both Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 children. Make up the boxes as follows: 1.Print out the template onto thin card. 2.Protect with tacky-back plastic, if you wish. 3.Fold along all of the vertical lines 4.Fold into a cuboid shape and glue the final blank column (tab) behind the first. The resulting cuboid, if held gently, can be turned to show four different faces – each with a different arrangement of single digit numbers.

Math Play - Free Online Math Games The Land of Venn - Geometric Defense Johnnie's Math Page - The Best Math for Kids and their Teachers -Hundreds of Interactive Math Tools, Math Activities, and Math Games Johnnie's Math Page is the site to find fun math for kids, math games, and even a little math homework help. Interactive math activities from across the web have been organized by topic to make math learning enjoyable and interesting. These activities have been chosen to represent the range of math learned from kindergarten to middle school. I have put together resources for middle school math. In the middle school math section you will find fantastic models for all kinds of algebra- from linear equations to quadratics. You will also find geomtery models from constructions to trigonometry.. For parents and teachers, you will find math lessons and free math worksheets as well as links to other math teaching resources. For those who like a challenge, you will find free math games in the math puzzles section. Contact Johnnie

theconversation New research has found some teachers mark boys' primary (elementary) school maths tests more favourably than girls, impacting girls' uptake of advanced mathematics and science subjects in high school. Entrance rates into maths and science degrees at university level can also be traced back to the impacts of teachers' gender bias in primary school. Higher levels of mathematics and science education have been linked to greater employment opportunities and higher earnings, meaning a primary teacher’s attitude towards maths can have a serious impact on a child’s future success. Teachers assume boys are better at maths The researchers followed nearly 3000 students from 6th grade to the end of high school. As a measure of teacher bias, they compared school 6th grade test marks given by teachers who knew the students' sex, with external test marks for the same students, but with no identifying characteristics provided. Maths test anxiety and maths anxiety Maths anxiety cycle in the classroom

NRich Maths Teachers Primary Pupils Secondary Students Events and PD "It gave me some good ideas to use in the classroom and ... a link that I can get all of the activities from." Book NRICH Bespoke PDBook Forthcoming EventsBook our Hands-on Roadshow Your Solutions Our Top 3 Free iPad Apps for Maths - TeacherRocks.co.uk 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 Our Top 3 Free iPad Apps for Maths Presented in no particular order: Splash Math by StudyPad, Inc. Splash Math is a wonderful little Maths app that covers a whole range of topics including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, geometry, fractions, time and even money. Children are encouraged, once they have completed all the maths challenges that their level, to go beyond and practice the next grade level. A web version of the app is also available. Splash Math is available for free from the iTunes store for both iPhone and iPad. My Times Tables by WhoMadeThis Numbers Game! Numbers Game! Numbers Game!

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