CK-12 Online Math and Science Textbooks call Flexbooks. They also have study groups for students, simulations, and adaptive practice. You search by state, grade level, and science strand to find content.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Math Resources, Videos | Posted on August 24, 2015
Math Snacks is a site with educational animations, mini-games, and interactive tools that help middle-school learners better understand math concepts. There are catchy instructional videos along with lesson plans and resources.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Games, Math Resources | Posted on June 23, 2015
Prodigy claims to be the world’s most engaging math game and has over 300 curriculum-aligned math skills for your students to master. Moving beyond simple number sense, Prodigy covers Geometry, Spatial Sense, Probability, and many more crucial skills. There are even specific curricula for EQAO Grade 3 and 6! Prodigy actively adapts to keep each of your students learning at their own pace, with a learning algorithm that automatically identifies knowledge gaps and helps students through difficult concepts.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Math Resources | Posted on August 19, 2014
What Works in Math Clearinghouse WWC products allow educators to better understand what works in different contexts. WWC intervention reports show which tools increase mathematics achievement by grade, while WWC practice guides show effective practices for topics such as fractions. Search our publications here.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Math Resources | Posted on June 17, 2014
The Math Chimp web site has many terrific games for elementary students. Helps keep their fluency sharp!
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Algebra, Math Resources, Videos | Posted on March 13, 2014
Front Row Math has dozens of online math videos and content for student mastery. Front Row comes with hundreds of videos custom-tailored to provide your student with the right help at the right time. Unlike videos you might have used before, their videos are extremely short and right to the point, ensuring the student can pay attention and gets help on the specific problem she is facing.
Here is a great blog post from the Kleinspiration Blog on using Front Row Math in the classroom.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Math Resources | Posted on March 13, 2014
Planet Nutshell Math Videos is a channel on the this video creation site where teachers can find creative ways to introduce math concepts.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Common Core, Math Resources | Posted on March 13, 2014
Bad Maths is a web site on Flikr that shows photographs of math mistakes from around the world. Could be a great bellringer or activating strategy for a Common Core math task.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Math Resources | Posted on January 8, 2014
Dive into a colourful and engaging world, discovering some of the most exciting and curious mathematical ideas. Using interactive games, animations and countless illustrations, advanced mathematics becomes accessible to both children and adults.
Topics range from fractals to infinity, prime numbers, game theory, group theory and quantum mechanics.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Math Resources | Posted on January 8, 2014
nRich Math Resources
NRICH aims to:
- Enrich the experience of the mathematics curriculum for all learners
- Offer challenging and engaging activities
- Develop mathematical thinking and problem-solving skills
- Show rich mathematics in meaningful contexts
- Work in partnership with teachers, schools and other educational settings
For teachers of mathematics, we:
- Offer FREE enrichment material (Problems, Articles and Games) for all ages that really can help to inspire and engage learners and embed RICH tasks into everyday practice.
- Help to promote RICH thinking in classrooms by offering on-line and face-to-face support at Primary and Secondary level.
- Deliver professional development courses and workshops in rich mathematics.
- Help teachers to think strategically about ‘next steps’ and progression in problem solving.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Algebra, Common Core, Math Resources | Posted on January 8, 2014
Get the Math is about algebra in the real world. See how professionals use math in music, fashion, videogames, restaurants, basketball, and special effects. Then take on interactive challenges related to those careers.
Secret Millionaires Club
The Secret Millionaires Club is an animated series that features Warren Buffett as a mentor to a group of entrepreneurial kids whose adventures lead them to encounter financial and business problems to solve. The program teaches the basic of good financial decision making and some of the basic lessons of starting a business. The animated series has 26 online short webisodes and TV specials featured on the HUB cable network. The animated series is created by A Squared Entertainment. – See more at: http://www.smckids.com/about.php#sthash.dRL7Cghr.dpuf
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Family Engagement, Math Resources | Posted on December 3, 2013
Figure This has math challenges for middle school students that families can work on together at home. Quality activities developed by NCTM.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Math Resources, Videos, You Tube | Posted on December 3, 2013
PBS Math Club Videos is a great You Tube channel to access high quality math instructional videos produced by PBS.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Math Resources | Posted on December 3, 2013
Math Live is a Canadian web site with cartoon like videos of math lessons. Not an extensive collection, but what is here is good.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Common Core, Math Resources | Posted on December 3, 2013
Scholastic Math at Work is a site where students 5th grade and above can learn about math in various career paths. It includes lesson plans and videos.
Mooculus is on online calculus course available free to students of all ages.
Common Core in Action: Math in the Middle School Classroom ties in the technology embedded in the Common Core Standards.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Common Core, Math Resources | Posted on September 13, 2013
3 Acts Math Tasks Livebinder by Dan Meyer is a super Common Core Math resource. It includes math tasks for various grade levels and dozens of links to other helpful math sites.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Algebra, Common Core, Math Resources | Posted on September 11, 2013
Math in the Middle School Classroom is an Edutopia article with ideas for integrating Common Core into math instruction.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Common Core, Math Resources | Posted on August 19, 2013
+Math Real Life Web Site
From the web site: Plus provides articles and podcasts on any aspect of mathematics, covering topics as diverse as art, medicine, cosmology and sport, a news section, showing how recent news stories were often based on some underlying piece of maths that never made it to the newspapers, reviews of popular maths books, and puzzles for you to sharpen your wits. We have a regular interview with someone in a maths-related career, showing the wide range of uses maths gets put to in the real world. And all past content remains available online, which besides making for good browsing is, we hope, a useful resource for maths school students and teachers.
Bedtime Math’s mission is simple: to make nightly math as common and beloved as the bedtime story. To do that, we need to spread the word to as many families as possible. So many parents, upon hearing about Bedtime Math, have reacted with the exact same words: “It never occurred to me to do math at bedtime!” Math should be a favorite activity kids seek out on purpose, like dessert. And it’s especially critical in a country that struggles with math education!
If there are kids in your life, you can join the Bedtime Math movement to make math a natural, fun part of kids’ everyday lives. Find out below how you can be a part of it.
Families: Enjoy Bedtime Math with your kids – sign up for Bedtime Math, get the Bedtime Math calendar, and more. You might end up liking math more yourself, too!
Science of Disney is a site in development that will allow students to participate in real life project based learning with a STEM emphasis. Check back as new features are added.