Are your students struggling with addition facts? This learning game is a great interactive way for students to practice such facts. Students are given a number and must select one or more numbers that add up to the given sum. Students play against a countdown timer to see how many facts they can get before the time runs out. Students remain engaged as they compete against the clock.
Learning multiplication facts can be tough for some students. One way to help struggling students is by having them practice their facts in a fun game. On this site students practice their multiplication facts in a fish shop. Students are working in a fish shop and have to help the customers buy the fish they want by selecting the fish that represents the answer to the multiplication problem. Students can choose the fact family they want to practice and then select their difficulty level. Learning multiplication facts has never been so much fun.
Need to brush up on your knowledge of math integers? Play a game of Jeopardy as a group, individual, pairs, or a group of three or four. Concepts such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing integers are all covered in this game. Questions vary in rigor based upon the dollar value, allowing you to practice as well as challenge your learning. Learning goes from boring to fun with this interactive game.
Connect a Million Minds highlights the science and math in team sports in this collection of videos and teaching guides. In the video introducing this section, professional football player Victor Cruz talks about the physics in a game of football. The teaching guide provides very clear descriptions and drawings of concepts such as vectors and projectile motion in the context of football. Three different games are suggested for learning these concepts. Football Bingo and Football Concentration are both table games, while Flag Football must be played while actually observing a football game.
Sometimes visual learners are left to fend for themselves, especially when learning math. This website helps
visual learners explore the topic of quadrilaterals. First you can click on a link and read about the characteristics of the various types of quadrilaterals. After learning, students can explore quadrilaterals by rotating and dragging the vertices. Students learn by doing as they discover the characteristics of each quadrilateral, including parallelograms, rhombuses, rectangles and squares
Find out how much you really know about money. This resource will help students learn effective ways how to earn, spend, invest, and save money while exploring budgets, credit cards, and interest rates. Features great interactive games, activities, and simulations that help students make informed choices about real-life money problems. This website even links to dozens of other sites about money, allowances, saving, earning, college, getting a job, and credit. There is also a teachers' guide and a parents' guide that include tips on resources and technology to help with understanding the material.
This interactive website is great for grades K - 1 to learn subtraction with a number line. Students are given subtraction problems and a number line to help them determine the difference. When students correctly answer the question, the mummy begins to unravel. If the answer is incorrect then the mummy keeps the wrap. Using the number line allows for students to demonstrate how to subtract and what is happening when they are subtracting.
Are you having trouble remembering the different types of quadrilaterals? Fear no more, with this interactive site not only will you learn the types but also you will manipulate a figure to decipher its shape. This site gives definitions along with visuals to represent each quadrilateral. A shape is given that you can adjust and explore checking out how the interior angles change.
Need some enrichment this summer on fractions? On this site you'll explore the basic concept of a fraction. You can start by looking at two fractions. The goal is to identify a common denominator between the two fractions. This is a great visual way to see how to add fractions because you'll have to get the denominators the same. The site allows you to adjust the sizes of the fractions to explore different types of problems. It also provides guiding clues to help the you understand the concept without simply giving you an answer.
Feeling out of sorts with not enough money to make ends meet? Get a jump start before the REAL bills start rolling in. This site from PBS
features real-life stories and videos of young people facing financial challenges that include getting out of debt, getting insurance, managing credit cards, banking, and loans, saving for retirement, and paying taxes. An abundance of tools and resources provide you with everything you need to know to become financially literate. Through these practical tips on money management, learn how to make smart decisions and manage well.
Valerie Bourbour is a certified educator and past Co-Director of The Academy of Ormond Beach. Ms. Bourbour has experience in online learning platforms and aims for student success.