First Grade Math Activities Looking for first grade math activities to show your child the fun side of learning? Check out Education.com's first grade math activities and first grade math games! Your 1st grader can practice his critical thinking skills by playing Snakes and Dots, improve his speed at recognizing odd and even numbers with this cool card game, and brush up on his addition skills with this fun Egg Carton Addition activity. Use the check boxes in the side bar to filter your results, or simply browse our collection of first grade math activities to find that perfect activity for you and your first grader. Math Manipulatives: About Virtual Manipulatives Math Manipulatives contains three pages of resources: About Virtual Manipulatives What is a virtual manipulative? The Harmonious Mathematics of Music According to legend, the Ancient Greek Pythagoras was once walking on the streets of Samos, when the sounds of blacksmiths’ hammering suddenly gave him an epiphany. Pythagoras rushed into the shop and, as he analyzed mathematically the shapes of the blacksmiths’ hammers, he laid the foundations of music that today’s Rihanna, Shakira and others are building upon. Wait a minute… Are you talking about the guy from the Pythagorean theorem? I am. And despite what you’ve learned at school, this Pythagorean theorem is absolutely not Pythagoras’ greatest idea — most notably because he probably wasn’t even the one who came up with the Pythagorean theorem.
Using inkscape to convert scanned color drawings to svg Using inkscape to convert scanned color drawings to svg — recommended or no? I would say, generally tracing photos or detailed, photo-like images is very very difficult to do well, so not really. But of course, there are ways...
Math Resources for Teachers (Lessons, Activities, Printables: K-12) Highlights Classroom Organization Tips Did you resolve to get organized this year? Our Top 10 Classroom Organization Tips will help you get your classroom in shape for the months ahead, whether your existing system needs a tune-up or you're ready for a total overhaul. February Calendar of Events February is full of events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: Eating Disorders Awareness Week (2/21-27) and Leap Day (2/29). First Grade Math Games Math games are a great way to engage kids in learning with all their senses. They give math practice that feels like play, and surround the learning process with fun, humor, and a nice dash of competitiveness. What's the Right Level?
10 Unusual Ways to Explore Math I confess. I never really liked math. I played the school game well so I received pretty good grades, but after I passed the test (even after receiving an A in most cases), those rules, theorems and facts didn’t stick around for very long. The problem was everything was drilled into me, or as I like to think now, drilled out of me. I sat and did problem after problem before I really had a great grasp of with math could mean, how it related to my life and how I could approach it in a way that made sense to me. Fibonacci GCD's, please Fibonacci numbers exhibit striking patterns. Here's one that may not be so obvious, but is striking when you see it. Recall the Fibonacci numbers: n: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14,... fn: 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55, 89, 144, 233, 377,... Now let's look at some of their greatest common divisors (gcd's):
BTEC National Diploma Level 3 (Year 1) Skip to content BTEC National Diploma Level 3 (Year 1) Level 3 – Unit 16 – Engineering Drawing for Technicians KS1 Numeracy A visual open ended activity to help with basic calculation and number bonds. Create number piles, Drag and drop the number bars to help explain a variety of concepts. A visual excersice to help with basic subtraction. Top 10 Math Websites for Elementary Students There are so many great websites out there for Elementary students that I decided to put together some Top 10 Lists for websites to use in the upcoming school year. For the next few weeks, I’ll be posting lists of sites to use for various subjects. Be sure to see the post I wrote about organizing websites, if you need a way to keep track of all of these. And feel free to leave a comment with any additional sites that might help everyone with this week’s subject – Math. 10.