Category: Math

Resources for parents and teachers

Pirate Math Equation Quest

Free intervention materials for solving addition and subtraction word problems (Individual program) as well as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division word problems.  For individual or small groups. Link here:  link This program was designed for elementary students experiencing math difficulty and has shown to be effective for increasing the word-problem knowledge of students.  All the …

easyCBM.com

This site makes progress monitoring math and reading goals easy. You can print or assign online. It will generate reports with graphs of your data.

What’s Going on in the Graph?

The New York Times publishes a weekly feature called, What’s Going on in This Graph? :  Students are encouraged to examine the featured graph, answer 3 big questions, and discuss them in the comments section- What do you notice?If you make a claim, tell us what you noticed that supports your claim. What do you wonder? What …

STEM Toys for Kids Stuck at Home During Coronavirus

STEM toys—which help kids build skills in science, technology, engineering, and math—can be a helpful bridge between educational exploration and playtime What sets STEM toys apart is their potential for open-ended, creative, child-driven play. https://thewirecutter.com/blog/stem-toys-kids-coronavirus/  

WUSF at Home

WUSF has created a list of websites and resources with games for students to play during their time at home.

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) promotes high-quality classroom resources for grades pre-k-12. There are various resources that educators can access, such as classroom resources, professional development, and literature. Members have access to the most resources but non-members can benefit too! For example, in the classroom resources section, non-members have access to all …

The Essence of Calculus

The Essence of Calculus (3Blue1Brown) is a 12 part video series that gets at calculus concepts without dealing too much with calculations (e.g. derivation and integration). The videos are accessible to students and well designed.  

Nancy Pi

Nancy Pi’s Excellent Math Walkthroughs for Algebra and Beyond Nancy is an MIT grad who *slowly and carefully* walks through mathematics procedures ranging from Algebra 1 through second year calculus. The videos are essential for understanding step-by-step calculations, but they are not heavily focused on concepts (for that, see a different series). They’re excellent for …

Desmos calculator activities

Desmos is an online graphic calculator available for free to students. The Desmos website also provides activities for students categorized by topic for high school level math topics. Teachers and caregivers can access the teacher resource page here to browse for your activity and grade level. To view activities, students can go to student.desmos.com and …

NAEYC

NAEYC is providing a free math toolkit for at home learning. They provide material, research, guidelines, and common core-aligned content for online instruction. The site offers free research based resources for teachers and families to support math instruction and student progress. 

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