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Web Link Resources
Common Core in Mathematics:
Pennsylvania Department of Education - Lessons for CCSS
Math Teaching Resources aligned to Common Core - Grades K-5
Math Vocabulary for the Common Core - Great site with a list and ideas of embedding the vocabulary into your classroom.
Inside Mathematics Website - Loaded with videos to support the 8 Mathematical Practices
Ohio Common Core (Unpacked) -- A member of Smarter Balanced Consortium.
Arizona Common Core (Unpacked) -- Not a member of the Smarter Balanced Consortium.
Khan Academy - Video Podcasts for Almost Any Math Topic
Videos for use with Children - My Kids Turn
Fun Math Games which will truly motivate your students
Applets - Internet-Based Applications
Tens Frames Online Activity for students
The applets on the following sites provide computer-based mathematical manipulatives or learning tools at the elementary level.
1. illuminationsnctm.org- See the Tools section of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics website for interactive activities for students of all ages.
2. www.eduplace.com/kids/mw/manip/mn_2.html - This Houghton Mifflin website has a variety of e-manipulatives, including base-ten blocks, counters, coins and bills, connecting cubes, fractions and decimals, number lines, addition tables, multiplication tables, and the 100 chart.
3. arcytech.org/java/ - This website contains Java applets that allow students to explore concepts related to money, time, and fractions.
4. matti.usu.edu/nlvm/nav/vlibrary.html -This Utah State University website has virtual manipulatives for interactive mathematics.
5. www.funbrain.com - A variety of math skills can be reviewed through interactive games such as Measure It!, Math Baseball, Shape Surveyor, Change Maker, and Fresh Baked Fractions. The activities are for grades K-12.
6. www.harcourtschool.com/menus/math_advantage.html - Harcourt School Publishers’ website offers interactive math games by grade level.
7. www.mathplayground.com/ - This website contains interactive games, including Math Hoops and Math Olympics. The cativities focus on basic facts, logic, and problem solving.
8. nces.ed.gov/nceskids/graphing/ - This site of the National Center for Education Statistics allows intermediate students to enter data to create a variety of graphs.
9. www.oswego.org/staff/cchamber/techno/games.htm - The Oswego City School District in Oswego, New York, website contains a large variety of interactive games.
10. www.toonuniversity.com/activitylist.asp?dept=MATH - Toon University offers a variety of interactive math games for grades 1 to 6 on its website.
11.Great for ideas for Tier II Math http://www.quincy.k12.mi.us/jes/links.htm
The following sites provide activities with a strong emphasis on the development of students’ problem-solving skills.
1. www.eduplace.com/math/brain/index.html - This Houghton Mifflin website contains brain teasers fro grades 3 to 8.
2. www.mathcats.com/storyproblems/housecat2.html - This site contains story problems written by students. The answers are scrambled, but they appear when the cursor is moved across the screen.
3. mathforum.org/mathmagic/ - The MathMagic website contains posted challenges intended to motivate students to use computer technology while increasing problem-solving strategies and communication skills.
4. www.mathstories.com The House of Math Word Problems on this site contain problems at the elementary level in both English and Spanish.
5. www.wits.ac.za/ssproule/elem_pow.html - The Problem of the Week website has links to other POW sites at all academic levels and includes a site rating system.
6. Singapore Math - This is a great site for a "represenational" model drawing. http://thesingaporemaths.com/index.html
Lesson Plans, Flash Cards, Worksheets, and More
The following sites provide a variety of time-saving services (e.g., creation of flash cards, bingo cards, rubrics); provide lesson plans and activity ideas; or support eachers with information to assist them in planning and delivering lessons and the assessment of mathematics understanding.
1. www.aplusmath.com - This website allows teachers to create flash cards and worksheets, and it offers a variety of math games.
2. illuminations.nctm.org - For lesson plans and activity ideas at all grade levels, visit the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics website.
3. www.math.com/teachers.html - This site offers lesson plans, classroom resources, links to “free stuff,” problems of the week, worksheet generators, and online tutorial assistance.
4. rubistar.4teachers.org/index.php - RubiStar assists teachers in the development of rubrics. Samples are shown and teachers can modify them to meet specific needs.
5. www.sci.mus.mn.us/sln/tf/nav/shapecluster.html - The Science Museum of Minnesota website offers ideas for teachers and links to literature in the Shapes Cluster section.
6. www.teachersnetwork.org/TeachNet - Find lessons written by teachers from various schools across the country on this site.
7. www.teacherweb.com - This site provides information on a standardized format website on which teachers can post and review information such as homework assignments, tests, announcements, a bio, and pictures. No coding needs to be done, so teachers with limited computer experience can participate. This is an inexpensive alternative to having a personal website.
8. www.teachingmadeeasier.com - This website allows teachers to easily create bingo cards, flash cards, worksheets and games tailored to students’ levels and specific skills
9. http://www.realworldmath.org/Real_World_Math/RealWorldMath.org.html - This website uses google earth as a tool to show students the real world application of mathematics.
10. http://www.mrlsmath.com/teacher-to-teacher-press/four-in-a-row-a-number-sense-game-with-a-chess-like-strategy/ Four in a row and other number sense games.
11. http://p3p0.com/?said=3333&q=ELEMENTARY+MATH+LESSONS - This website is a search engine for finding math lessons.
12. ABC Teach - This website has some worksheets for math that are "free" and others that you need to be a member to access.
Take a look at the following sites to find professional development materials (text and video), as well as information on skill development activities such as seminars and conferences.
1.www.aimsedu.org/index.html - The Activities Integrating Mathematics and Science (AIMS) website includes sample activities, information on AIMS professional development, an online store, and other teacher resources.
2. www.ascd.org - The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) website contains information on current education topics, various publications, and ASCD professional development activities such as conferences, workshops, and onsite training.
3. www.ber.org - This Bureau of Education and Reseach (BER) site provides information on seminars, conferences, video-based online learning, and video training resources.
4. www.heinemann.com/workshops.asp - Heinemann’s website offers a list of workshops presented by Heinemann speakers, as well as teacher resource materials suitable for school study groups or district professional development.
5. www.mathsolutions.com - Math Solutions offers professional development resources including books, videotapes, five-day inservice courses, year-round one-day sessions, and distance coaching.
6.www.nctm.org - You can find information on regional and national conferences sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) on this website, as well as a variety of professional development materials.
Sources for the Purchase of Resource Books, Manipulatives, Software, and More
Professional development and classroom mathematics materials can be purchased through the following websites.
1.www.edmark.com/prod/math/:Edmark - Educational software products
2.www.etacuisenaire.com - ETA/Cuisenaire Company - manipulative-based educational and supplemental materials
3.www.heinemann.com - Heinemann - teacher books for professional development
4.www.lakeshorelearning.com - Lakeshore Learning Materials - manipulatives and classroom supplies
5.www.learningresources.com - Learning Resources - manipulatives and teacher resource materials
6.www.scholastic.com - Scholastic - children’s literature and teacher resource materials
7.www.teacherspecialty.com - Teacher Specialty - teacher resource materials
8.www.tomsnyder.com - Tom Snyder Productions - commercial software products available by grade level
9.www.wrightgroup.com - Wright Group - Professional development and classroom mathematics materials