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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Use Google Maps to Teach Math
Capture the engagement of young mathematicians with this upper-elementary math lesson on measuring time and distance. Using Google Maps, students first measure and compare the distance and time it takes to travel between different...
Ways to Teach Math
Students learn math by using real world situations to show how math concepts are used. For this math concepts lesson plan, students can use a business to complete problems such as cement pouring, accounts payable, and drilling invoices.
Using M & M's to Teach Math
Mmm, M & M's! Learners of all ages will love this tasty lesson! Use this popular treat to explore percentages, proportions, and probability! Then, after you graph your results, enjoy a delicious treat; you've earned it!
Are you teaching math at a bilingual school? Use this colorful PowerPoint to aid you in teaching fractions. It uses large graphics and clear text to demonstrate how to identify a fraction. There are seven practice slides, as well as...
Using Algebra to Explore Problem Space
Students apply their knowledge of math by rewriting word problems using equations. In this word problem lesson, students build upon previous knowledge as they set up the correct steps to solve word problems. This lesson is full of hints...
Incorporating Literature While Teaching Math
Third graders solve story word problems based on the story Twas the Night Before Christmas. In this word problems lesson plan, 3rd graders incorporate literature with math.
Virginia Department of Education
Hoppin' on the Elapsed Time Line
Time flies when you're teaching math! Okay, maybe not for everyone, but this lesson will have your young mathematicians calculating elapsed time before you know it.
M & M Madness
M&M's are always a great manipulative to use when teaching math. In this graphing lesson plan, learners predict how many of each color of M & M's there are. They count up each color and plug the data into a graph using the...
Beacon Learning Center
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...
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...
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...
Everyone loves popcorn! Use this treat to teach math concepts including place value, estimating, graphing, and volume. Eight possible activities are included, and they can be modified to fit all grade levels.
Illinois State Board of Education
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...
Eighth graders complete Calculator Explorations, Problem -solving, and the Discussion topic as outlined in the worksheet from Lola May's Teaching Math - Extending the meaning of multiplication and division.
Fun Creative Activities that Teach Math
Young scholars have fun with math. In this math skills lesson, students collaborate to solve the problems presented in this interactive lesson. The problems pertain to geometry, measurement, probability, number sense, and algebra.
Past and Present: Using baseball statistics to teach math
Students use baseball cards to add up batting average and reinforce math skills. In this batting averages lesson plan, students use old baseball cards to practice different math skills and look at other baseball statistics.
R & R - Incorporating Literature While Teaching Math - Ordered Pairs - "The Polar Express"
Third graders create pictures using ordered pairs after listening to a piece of literature. In this ordered pairs and literature lesson, student listen to and discuss The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg. They participate in...
Lesson 12: Ho'olaulima: Let's Make a Hawaiian Garden
Second graders grow a classroom garden that acts as a living laboratory for cross-curricular activities. For this classroom garden lesson, 2nd graders follow directions to build and plant a garden that is used to teach math, science, and...
Use A Chair To Teach Math
Students learn basic measuring techniques by measuring a chair. In this measuring lesson plan, students are asked to measure the various parts of a chair, and then record their measurements. Then they have to calculate different math...
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Less Than Zero
Perry the penguin wants to buy a new scooter, but he doesn't have any funds! Walk your kids through the short book Less Than Zero, and have them track his borrowing, spending, and saving on a line graph while you read. Pupils will learn...
Express dance moves mathematically. Scholars dissect dance routines and express them using mathematical notation, such as translations and rotations. They use video clips to investigate seven different dance genres.
Math of the Path: Students Calculate Data from the Lewis and Clark Journey
Middle schoolers use calculations to complete the same journey of Lewis and Clark. They answer questions along their way and share information they gather with the class. They compare their calculations with those made by Lewis and Clark.
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...
Odyssey of the Mind
Odyssey of the Mind Curriculum Activity: Made Up Math
Is there a way to connect creative thinking, logical reasoning, mathematical understanding, and humor? You bet there is! Kids begin by creating creative math quizzes, which require creative thinking to solve. For example, 1+1=24, one...