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 Amsterdam Tessellation Projects - M. Hos-McGrane Student tessellations created using the software program Tesselmania, inspired by a class trip to the Escher Exhibition in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. ...more>> Arithmetic for Home Schooling - Bill Hemmer; Hemmer Publishing Company A traditional program covering math from basic arithmetic through pre-algebra, for grades 3-7, focusing on six subject areas: whole number, fractions, decimals, percents, measurement, and pre-algebra. The order and format of the topics allow flexibility ...more>> Averaging (SMILE) - Sharon Thomas, Emmanuel Christian School A 6th grade lesson designed to teach students to identify a range; recognize the score that occurs most frequently in a distribution; locate the middle point in a distribution; and find the average of a given set of numbers. From the Probability and Statistics ...more>> Common Core Ratios and Proportions Wiki for Sixth Grade - Mary Dooms Instructional videos, manipulatives, samples of levels of mastery, and other resources on ratios and proportions. See also Dooms' Common Core State Standards (CCSS) wiki for sixth grade geometry. ...more>> Counting Triangles (SMILE) - Mamie P. Scott, Coles School A lesson for grade 6 designed to teach students to organize, summarize, and record information; and to discover a rule or formula that will find the total number of triangles in a figure. From the Patterns and Logic section of a collection of almost 200 ...more>> Elementary Thoughts: A Collection of Gail's Responses - Gail Englert A collection of Gail Englert's responses to questions from elementary and middle school teachers, parents, and students, in the Teacher2Teacher service. Covers a wide range of elementary mathematics topics, as well as teaching points. ...more>> Every Day Counts with PFK Consultants - Pasty F. Kanter An elementary math education company offering staff development workshops based on author Patsy F. Kanter's "Every Day Counts" family of products (published by Great Source Education Group). The workshops focus on making math a daily activity, encouraging ...more>> Everyday Mathematics Center - University of Chicago School Mathematics Project (UCSMP) An NSF-funded center established to support educators, parents and students who are using, or will soon be using, Everyday Mathematics, a comprehensive K-6 mathematics curriculum developed by the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project and published ...more>> Everyday Mathematics Glossary - Ann Arbor Public Schools Terms used in the Everyday Mathematics program and essential to the program. To find the proper definition of a term, choose the letter it begins with. ...more>> Exclusive Educational Products - Exclusive Educational Products Order math resources and manipulatives for the curriculum of Ontario, Canada, as listed by grade or by the strands of number sense, measurement, patterning and algebra, geometry, data management, and assessment. Virtual workshops include samples from ...more>> Factors (SMILE) - Edwina R. Justice, Gunsaulus Scholastic Academy A lesson for grades 5-7 designed to teach students to find and record groups formed by using pennies; define factor, product, prime, and composite; write related number sentences; find the factors of whole numbers; classify numbers as prime or composite; ...more>> Fermi Off-the-Wall Math League - Karen Newell, Intermediate District 287, Plymouth, Minnesota A Fermi question is posed with limited information given, and requires that students ask many more questions; for example, "How many water balloons would it take fill the school gymnasium?" ("What are the approximate dimensions of the gym?") Register ...more>> The Fizz & Martina Math Series (Grades 1-6) - Tom Snyder Software Each of the 4 titles of Fizz & Martina Math teaches students the process of "talking math." There are cooperative learning activities, student materials, and follow-up activities. Students work in teams to solve the problems, sifting through numbers ...more>> Fractions and Decimals (Highline Advanced Math Program) - Don and Jerre McQuinn; Highline Council PTSA, Seattle, WA Introductions to fractions and decimals, for grades 5-6. Addition, subtraction, division, factoring; mixed numbers. ...more>> funschool.com A site the goal of which is to make learning fun, and to communicate educational concepts in an effective manner, offering over 700 educational games and activities, many of them math-related. See also funschool's sister site, http://www.kaboose.com/. ...more>> Geometry and the Geoboard (SMILE) - Jacqueline Darling, Simmye Anderson Community Academy A 6th grade lesson designed to teach students to use geoboards: visualizing the concepts of squares, rectangles, triangles and polygons; exploring line segments, areas, and perimeters; demonstrating the phenomenological approach in learning geometry; ...more>> Grades 6-7: Lesson Plans (The Lesson Plans Page) - Kyle Yamnitz, Univ. of Missouri A searchable archive of lesson plans for arithmetic, patterns, estimation, graphs, place value, fractions, measurement, number sense, geometry, and many more. Includes suggestions for games, manipulatives, calculators, and spreadsheets. ...more>> Grade Six Problems - The Canadian School Math Page A variety of word problems at the Canadian 6th grade level, with hints and answers. ...more>> Hands-On Math Activities for Grades 4-6 - Wendy Sawatzky Designed for a grade 5 class, but adaptable for grades 4 or 6. Teacher notes and ready-made task cards are available for each activity. Topics include numbers and operations, geometry, problem solving, measurement, data management and analysis. ...more>> Hands-on Math: Activities for the Elementary Classroom - Janine Parker Lesson plans for children in grades one through six about topology, number patterns, and geometry. Handouts for each lesson may be downloaded in PostScript form or as GIF files, and a zipped DOS program to display Platonic solids, Archimedean solids, ...more>> Highline Advanced Math Program - Don and Jerre McQuinn; Highline Council PTSA, Seattle, WA A math enrichment program for students in grades 5-7. Lessons (first and second year) and a homework helper; Math Quizzer; definitions, and unit conversions. Also practice quizzes for the Olympiads. ...more>> Illusions of Depth (Elementary Art Lessons, Arts Wire) - Michael Delahunt A 3rd grade lesson plan on "Seeing Near and Far": students learn how overlapping and size differences show perspective, and that on a level surface, the lowest part of a near subject is lower in a picture than the lowest part of a farther subject, recognizing ...more>> Incorporating Word Problems into Basic Skills Development - Gerald A. Baldino; Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute Teaching word problems and methods of solution: a unit concerned with practical approaches to problem solving at the elementary mathematical level. It presents concepts and ideas calculated to encourage educators to concentrate on and deal with everyday ...more>> Interior Design (SMILE) - Sally Hill, Horatio May Community Academy A lesson for grades 4-6 designed to teach students to calculate area and perimeter in inches. From the Geometry and Measurement section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement. ...more>> An Introduction to Area and Perimeter (SMILE) - Edwina R. Justice, Gunsaulus Scholastic Academy A lesson for grades 4-7 designed to use a phenomenological approach to teach students to measure, record, discover, and apply rules for area and perimeter. From the Geometry and Measurement section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons ...more>> An Introduction to Pi and the Area of a Circle (SMILE) - Edwina R. Justice, Gunsaulus Scholastic Academy A lesson for grades 5-7 that uses a phenomenological approach to observe and discuss the relation between circumference and diameter and how that relation, called pi, is used in the formula for the area of a circle. From the Geometry and Measurement section ...more>> Karismath - CLSO Learning Systems, Inc. Math topics, including Algebra, are presented visually, through lessons (Flash animations that explain a target concept), demos (Flash animations that explain every exercise template to be used) and worksheets (PDF format) that can be downloaded. Each ...more>> Kids SyvumBook Series - Syvum Technologies, Inc. Interactive educational software for English, Knowledge, and Math, targeted for kids ages 6-12. Each Kids SyvumBook offers multimedia strips and main activity frames. Four levels of Math SyvumBooks help improve arithmetic, algebra, and basic number skills ...more>> Learning Planet - Michael Schipper A site that offers online interactive learning games, in Shockwave, stressing basic math (and other) skills for preschool to sixth grade. Games include Number Train, 123 Order, Count Your Chickens (all number learning games); Spacey Math (four basic operations); ...more>> Math Curriculum - Educational Explorers A computer program for third grade, fourth grade, fifth grade, and sixth grade students to study mathematics, language and geography skills. The program contains 200 problems and their answer in English and Spanish, some of which can be accessed free ...more>> Mathematics Pentathlon - Pentathlon Institute A program of interactive problem-solving games, supportive curricular and instructional activities, and assessment tools for students in grades K-7. This motivational program strengthens basic math concepts and skills, aligns with national and state mathematics ...more>> MathGen: Math Worksheet Generator for Educators - Garner Systems A Windows program that generates K-6 math worksheets to your specifications: choose font size (small or large), type of problem (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division), range of numbers, and whether the problem arrangement should be separate ...more>> The Math Nook - Adrienne Shlagbaum Blog by a New Jersey teacher of fifth and sixth grade math who also has math enrichment groups for grades 1-4. Posts, which date back to January, 2013, have included "Homework Review — A Work in Progress," "It's a Match! Fractions, Decimals, and ...more>> Math Playground - Math Advantage Learning Center A mathematics learning site for students in grades K-6. Math Playground is a teacher created learning site that features interactive word problems, Flash movies, games, quizzes, thinking blocks, flashcards, math worksheets, and manipulatives. ...more>> Math Reasoning Inventory - Scholastic An online formative assessment tool for the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) math domains of number and operations. Watch Math Reasoning Inventory (MRI) clips of face-to-face interviews of students as they reason and explain their strategies, demonstrate ...more>> Math Stories.com: House of Math Word Problems for Children - MathStories.com, Inc. Word problems for grades 1-6, singly and in interactive or printable worksheets. Problems cover all five major math strands, and include open-ended and critical thinking problems. Problems are aligned to state and NCTM standards, and available in English ...more>> Math Tools Grade 6 - Math Forum A community library of software tools for sixth grade math students (11-12 year-olds) and their teachers. Math6 is one section in the Math Forum's Math Tools digital library of software for computers, calculators, PDAs, and other handheld devices, with ...more>> Math Web-Linked Lesson Plans (grades 1-6) - McGraw-Hill School Division Web-linked activities and lesson plans related to chapter themes in McGraw-Hill's mathematics program Math in My World, providing directed explorations of Web sites, with student project sheets to print, and teacher answer keys. ...more>> Matific - Slate Science "Episodes" of bite-sized interactive activities and worksheets aligned to the enVisionMATH and Everday Math curricula, as well as to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). ...more>> Measuring in Inches and Centimeters (SMILE) - Debra Thomas, Douglass Math and Science Academy A 6th grade lesson designed to teach students how to measure in inches and centimeters. From the Geometry and Measurement section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement. ...more>> A 'New Set of Numbers' (An Introduction of Integers) (SMILE) - Barbara Barlow, Caldwell School A lesson for grade 6 designed to teach students to add and subtract positive and negative integers. From the Arithmetic section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement. ...more>> Number Loving - Laura Rees-Hughes and Sharon Derbyshire Freely downloadable PDFs, Microsoft Word documents, and PowerPoint presentations, organized by UK key stages, strands, and topics. The Number Loving blog offers new approaches for teaching maths and tips for classroom makeovers. Posts, which date back ...more>> Percentages (SMILE) - Emma Taylor, Douglass Math and Science Academy A lesson for grades 5-6 designed to introduce students to percents; demonstrate how to change fractions to decimals; and show how to change decimals to percents. From the Arithmetic section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science ...more>> Pi Day - Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher FAQ Answers to a frequently asked question: What activities can I use for Pi Day? ...more>> PlaneMath - InfoUse, in cooperation with NASA Materials for elementary school students about math and aeronautics, designed to stimulate and motivate students with physical disabilities in grades 4-7 to pursue aeronautics-related careers via the development and delivery of accessible math education ...more>> ProTeacher - ProTeacher A teacher-created resource site for elementary schoolteachers, offering lessons and materials, education news, links for finding schools, news and weather, and a reference desk. An index of links to information on various academic subjects includes Mathematics ...more>> Star Voyagers: A galactic mathematical adventure - Beth Andrews A math simulation for teachers and parents, reinforcing basic math skills through a space simulation where only daily practice keeps students alive. Students work as a team while independently mastering all of the basic skills for their grade level. The ...more>> The Stock Market Game (SMG2000) - Securities Industry Foundation for Economic Education (SIFEE) The Stock Market Game (SMG2000) is an electronic simulation of Wall Street trading, designed to help students and adults understand the stock market, the costs and benefits involved in decision-making, the sources and uses of capital and other related ...more>> StudyJams! - Scholastic Inc. An online service that complements the school math and science curriculum for grades 3 - 6. Aligned with state curriculum standards, StudyJams! takes math and science problems and presents them using relevant, real-world examples students can easily understand. ...more>> A Tribute to Miro - Kathy Sederquist, Namaste Art Center Students learn how contemporary artists work by doing a painting in the style of the Catalan artist Joan Miró. The basic lines in drawing, including vertical, horizontal, diagonal, and curved, are reviewed through experimentation. ...more>>
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