This site has over 120 technology lessons designed for at-risk 5th and 6th graders made by certified teachers throughout Texas and beyond incorporating clever graphics, pedagogy, and voice using Microsoft Power Point, Microsoft Word. You will need to make sure you have Java installed: http://www.java.com/en/download/manual.jsp
There are many concepts or big ideas that students discover as they study math. Some of these ideas have been illustrated in audio with visual lessons at this site . These lessons can help students learn and check their understanding.
This site illustrates and provides interactive arithmetic exercises and problems. They contain a series of basic math lessons, which are a resource that can be used by math students in formal elementary education math classes, home schooling or elsewhere.
The National Center for Education Statistics created this online tool so that anyone can make an area, bar, pie or line graph and print it out or download the image to a computer or disk. Older students can benefit from the link that shows how graphs can be used in probability. Younger students will quickly learn the difference between the left X and Y axis when they need to create their own line graphs
The Math Forum's Middle School Problem of the Week poses a new problem for middle school mathematics that teachers can print and share with their students. The solution is posted the following week, and past problems are archived on the site as far back as 1996.
Encouraging Mathematical Thinking: Discourse around a Rich Problem, presents a mathematics problem involving cylinders, as it was taught in six classrooms. It includes video clips of students in these classrooms, lesson plans from the elementary to the calculus level, an exploration of teaching practices, and discussions about how to encourage mathematical thinking.
Lessons in Statistics for high school students and teachers. There are downloadable data sets Every statistics concept is taught by manipulating real data on a spreadsheet or calculator. The data sets are sized for use in a 45-minute class period, and can by analyzed using either a TI-83 calculator or a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. DIG Stats teaches all statistics from mean, median and mode to t-tests and ANOVA. The Web site is written to the high school student rather than to the teacher, and carries no advertising.
There are several pages here to support lessons in addition in the elementary grades. Basic to more challenging levels are included as students progress, with pages on addition facts as well. Addition of money and estimating sums are also included. Each topic includes a background mini-lecture, then continues with online practice and math games. Kindergarten through eighth grades are covered; see page bottom for an extensive selection of other mathematics topics.
Four activities introduce primary students to fractions, focusing on their connections to real objects in the everyday world, and on an understanding of fractions as parts of a whole. Extension and interactive activities are also provided, along with a matching worksheet and potential literature connections.
This site has organized online math resources for students, teachers, and parents. Find links to homework help, free math lessons, family math projects, and solutions for everyday math problems. Review Basic Math, Geometry, Algebra, Calculus, Trigonometry, and Statistics.
These sites are designed to help kids understand and practice writing numbers in expanded form. Here you will find explanations and definitions of expanded form. Included are online exercises, quizzes, worksheets, board games, and in class activities.
Learn about ratios and proportions. Find out how knowledge of these mathematical concepts is used in everyday life. Includes lesson plans, animation, online and printable worksheets, online exercises, games, and quizzes.
Learn how to plan, design, calculate, and construct a model of a bridge.Find out how mathematical concepts of ratio, proportion, and scale are implemented in the bridge building process. Includes worksheets, lesson plans, an online truss calculator tool, and games. There are links to eThemes resources on building bridges, architecture, and mathematical ratios and proportions.
Learn how Islamic artists represented their beliefs in logic and order through the geometric patterns in their art works. Find out what star patterns mean in intricate Middle Eastern designs. Learn how to create
geometric patterns using geometrical shapes. Includes photographs, drawings, and lesson plans.