Teaching Math Teacher Resources
Math history, stories, teacher strategies and resources, manipulatives, and common core math information are some of the fabulous resources included in this section that speaks to and empowers the teacher to invigorate learning for learners.
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Using Algebra to Explore Problem Space
Students apply their knowledge of math by rewriting word problems using equations. In this word problem lesson plan, students build upon previous knowledge as they set up the correct steps to solve word problems. This lesson plan is full of hints for teachers to teach math better.
7th - 9th Math
Geometry: Teaching Math Through Community Service
Motivate your learners with this instructional activity on geometric shapes. Second graders review the characteristics of plane figures, compare and contrast solid and plane figures, and create quilts focusing on the use of geometric patterns.
Do you want to practice arithmetic skills from simple addition facts, to cubes and square roots, to solving one-step equations? Here is a great app for practicing and learning everything from arithmetic practice using integers to solving simple one-step equations.
3rd - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Fishing for the Best Prism
Model-based inquiry is a fantastic way to teach math! Learners use nets (2D building blocks) to create prisms. They choose the rectangular prism with the largest volume to use as a fish tank. This lesson includes activity sheets, handouts, and extensions.
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Got the Time? (Math Word Problems)
Upper graders work with peers to solve word problems related to time and independently solve word problems that involve calculating time. They will show their ability to solve and work through mathematical operations. A worksheet is provided in addition to a well-written teacher's guide.
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Elementary schoolers become points on a Cartesian Plane in their classroom. They review ordered pairs, positive and negative coordinates, quadrants, and the x and y axes. Pupils follow commands that help review vocabulary, such as "Everyone in quadrant I stand up.
4th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Co-Ordinates
Challenge young mathematicians' understanding of the coordinate plane with this series of skills practice worksheets. Offering 10 different exercises that involve identifying ordered pairs, graphing polygons, and rotating/reflecting shapes, this is a great resource for anyone teaching math in the upper-elementary or middle school grade levels.
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Aspiring astronomers solve problems involving mixed units of the same attribute, including time, money, length, and area. They convert large numbers into scientific notation, then compute and compare ratios to explain why drawing completely accurate scale drawings of the solar system is not feasible.
6th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Many Ways to Do Addition
A great aspect of teaching math is that children have the freedom to solve problems using a variety of different strategies. The focus of this lesson is for young mathematicians to become aware of many ways of answering addition questions. Learners begin by solving a simple addition equation using paper and pencil, crayons, markers, number lines, manipulatives, or any other materials they may need.
Pre-K - 1st Math CCSS: Designed