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Talking about your name in math terms
Learners talk about mathematical language. In this talking about your name lesson, students use the letters in their own name to review math vocabulary and concepts.
Making the Connection: Math and Architecture
Taking a walk around you town center can turn into a lesson about math and architecture.
Making Math Practice a Game
Math games can make practicing skills fun and educational.
Challenge your 4th-8th grade kids with the Math Olympiads
Discover this great program for challenging and training advanced math learners.
Using Key Words to Unlock Math Word Problems
Students identify word problem strategies. In this problem solving instructional activity, students act as "math coaches" to identify key words that indicate mathematical operations. Students use a white board to complete each word problem
Improving Students' Math Proficiency
We can help our students improve math proficiency by using a cross-curricular approach and multiple problem-solving techniques.
Who Said Math Can't Be Fun?
With these innovative ideas, demonstrate to your class that math doesn't always have to be hard work.
The Kentucky Derby and Horse Racing Provide Literature and Math Connections
The Kentucky Derby can provide a means to discuss literature, math, and history.
Math Games for Upper Elementary Students
Keeping skills sharp doesn't have to be a chore. It can be done with math games.
Math and "A Three Hat Day"
Students participate in a math investigation involving the story "A Three Hat Day" by Charles L. Blood and Martin Link. They listen to the story, then work out a strategy to figure out how many ways the main character can wear the same three hats if each day he wanted to wear them in a different order.
Maths at the Mill; A Mathematical Trail Around Sarehole Mill
In this math worksheet, students solve math problems based on a trip around the Sarehole Mill. The worksheet includes black and white photographs of the site as well as questions that relate to the mill. Students answer questions about shape, distance, and averages.
Activity Plan Mixed Ages: Family Math
Students play with math. In this early childhood lesson plan, students create drawings of family members to use for math activities including counting, seriating, sorting, grouping, and sequencing.
Reading Comprehension Through Math Problem Solving
Focused on building strong reading comprehension and problem solving strategies, learners solve various math story problems in small groups. They share their answers along with their strategies. The strategies they practice include highlighting important information in the word problems and drawing an illustration to go along with the word problem.
Holiday Math Lesson Plans and Activities
December is filled with holiday traditions using numbers. Here are some holiday math lesson plans that you can do with your students.
Using Optical Illusion Brain Teasers Add a Twist to Math and Science
Optical illusion activities can provide a motivating way for students to explore math and science concepts.
Outdoor Activities/Problem Solving: Math Goes to the Playground
Students build their math skills outdoors. For this early childhood math lesson, students use comparative language as they chart and graph the items on their playground.
Motion Math HD - Fractions!
Where on the number line does this value belong? A fun, engaging app asks that question in the form of a game. Tilt the tablet to place numbers where they belong. Compare new numbers to existing numbers to find just the right spot.
Teach Surface Area and Volume in the Most Engaging Way!
Build a Zarcon-proof home as a math activity that will provide tremendous advantages for engagement, for differentiation, and for mastery of concepts. This activity focuses specifically on surface area and volume using mathematical modeling.
Motion Math: Hungry Fish Pro
There seems to be something that links young students, math, and fish. This isn't the only app to put those three things together, but this one does it in a very cute, intuitive way that reinforces basic arithmetic skills.
My Math Curse!
Math novices examine how math can help them in real-world situations. They listen to the book The Math Curse by Jon Scieszka, solve various word problems from the book, explore various math websites, write original math word problems, and create a slide using their word problem for a class computer slide show presentation.