Mathematics - THE POSITIVE ENGAGEMENT PROJECT Concept Learning Bricks are foundational vocabulary terms and concepts, designed for multi-sensory learners, that students need to master before they can apply the actual concepts to other areas. Each Concept Learning Brick is organized with a question, answer, physical gesture movement, concept examples, and picture to represent the academic term. The image on the card, associated memory gesture, and vocabulary definition allow students to see, hear, say, and do so much more with these crucial terms in a way that is fun and engaging. Over 220 concepts are available!
Euclid: The Game - Tutorial Goal: Construct a line segment from A to B. ✓ Construct a ray from C to D. ✓ Construct a circle with center E and radius EF. ✓ Construct a circle with center F and radius EF. ✓ Construct a (black) point at the intersection of AB and the ray CD. ✓ 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
5 Ways to Make Fact Fluency Fun - One Stop Teacher Shop As teachers, we know how important it is for students to know their math facts fluently. Without this skill, it is difficult for them to learn higher level math concepts. The best way for student to learn these facts is to practice, practice, and practice. Unfortunately, students don’t always want to do what is best for them. The best way that I have found to get kids to practice their math facts is by making it fun! Here are five ways to make math fact fluency fun: Math Teaching Strategies: The Language of Math One of the best math teaching strategies is teaching math concepts through the use of math word walls. It really is all about the words, I have discovered, and teaching the language of math is critical to teaching math concepts and procedures. I honestly don't think I could ever teach math without a word wall ! We have time every day for reviewing the words, and it is the most helpful strategy I know for teaching vitally important math terminology.
Lower Secondary Page Simple ideas, like adding together two odds to make an even, can lead to fascinating insights with important real world applications. In this feature, we have chosen some resources from the Exploring Our Number System pathway on wild.maths.org. Here's how you can send your solutions to these problems. Charlie's Delightful Machine
50 QR code resources for the classroom As mobile learning and technology is more readily integrated within classroom settings, QR codes can be used as an interesting method to capture a student's attention and make lesson material more interactive. Quick response codes, also known as 'QR' codes, are simple, scannable images that are a form of barcode. By scanning a QR code image through a mobile device, information can be accessed including text, links, bookmarks and email addresses. In the classroom, QR codes can be used in a variety of ways -- from conducting treasure hunts to creating modern CVs. Below is a number of articles, tutorials and lesson plans designed to help educators. Articles and tips Mrs. Patton's Patch: Math Anchor Charts from the Year Hey everyone! I hope you are enjoying your summer! I have been busy moving classrooms and schools, because yet again I have a new assignment next year. This one I'm pretty excited about. Our district is creating an academy for the highly gifted. I interviewed and was selected as one of the teachers.
Math games that give your brain a workout! Math Games - Number Puzzles - Problem Solving advertisement Grade 1 Daily 5 Math *For presentation handouts/slides, see below. Daily 5 Math is a program inspired by the Daily 5 ELA program developed by the Sisters. I saw a need of something sustainable to help differentiate my math instruction in a split class and I wanted to ensure that students were meaningfully engaged in active learning activities instead of doing rote busywork. Students progress through different centers over the course of the week as the centers reinforce skills learned, logical thinking, problem solving and vocabulary that compliments our math curriculum. So after a lot of research and trial and error, here is what I have found works well for me (and my teachers).
OCSD Interactive Games Design Your Own Games Pre-Made Games Matching Game Directions- In this game you can match up words. High School Math Adventures with Mrs. B: Pythagorean Theorem Board Game This fun board game is a great way to to have student actively practice using the Pythagorean Theorem. The rules are printed right on to the game board so each group of student always have the rules in case they need to reference them throughout the game. I changed the rules a bit from the picture above.