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Pearson Mathematics 3a: Stages 5-6, 2, Wilkinson Charlotte Pearson Mathematics is changing the way Mathematics is taught in New Zealand schools Written by New Zealand Mathematics Specialist Charlotte Wilkinson, Pearson Mathematics provides a whole-school print and online programme incorporating all strands of the New Zealand curriculum. Pearson Mathematics 3a is the first of two books for students working at Level 3 of the Mathematics and Statistics Curriculum. Pearson Mathematics Student Books
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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 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. Drag and drop the number bars to help with the calculation.
Math Manipulatives: About Virtual Manipulatives Math Manipulatives contains three pages of resources: About Virtual Manipulatives What is a virtual manipulative? In What are Virtual Manipulatives?, Patricia Moyer, Johnna Bolyard, and Mark Spikell (2002) defined a virtual manipulative as "an interactive, Web-based visual representation of a dynamic object that presents opportunities for constructing mathematical knowledge" (p. 373). Static and dynamic virtual models can be found on the Web, but static models are not true virtual manipulatives. Khan Academy online Math Algebra I Algebra is the language through which we describe patterns. Think of it as a shorthand, of sorts. As opposed to having to do something over and over again, algebra gives you a simple way to express that repetitive process. It's also seen as a "gatekeeper" subject.