Math Teacher Resources

Need elementary math resources? Use Lesson Planet to find curriculum covering topics such as counting, shapes (like this shape-dice printable!), addition, subtraction, time (this time concept book is fantastic), measurement, and arithmetic. Try this interactive to help youngsters understand the relationship between addition and subtraction. 

For more advanced classes, find lessons on geometry, fractions, percent, ratios, rates, proportions (here's a great video), area (simple worksheet here), volume, triangles, angles, exponents, negative numbers, statistics and probability, linear equations, graphing, real-world problem solving, polynomials, trigonometry, and matrices. Even find resources for more advanced topics such as series, limits, and derivatives covered in calculus and pre-calculus courses.

Whether you are teaching the basics or advanced topics, Lesson Planet can guide you to resources that will make math come alive for students!

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Eratosthenes: Geographer and Mathematician

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Mathematicians can be famous, too! Introduce your class to Eratosthenes with a reading passage. After they complete the passage, learners respond to five questions, some of which require opinions and others reading comprehension skills.
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Math Biography Worksheet

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Celebrate the lives of early mathematicians with this cross-curricular research assignment. 
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Historical Mathematicians Project

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students, in small groups, use the Internet and other traditional sources to research historically significant mathematicians, write a paper, and creatively present research in class.
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The Elliptical Pool Table: A Mathematician's Dream

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Never play pool against a mathematician! An entertaining and informative video demonstrate the real-world application of ellipses and the angle of incidence with an elliptical pool table.
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Mathematicians and Scientists Treasure Hunt

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students match a fact with a mathematician or scientist using the Internet. They read about a mathematician or scientist that happens to be female or a person of color.
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Unlocking the Secrets of Math: Simple Steps to Becoming a Better Mathematician

For Teachers 6th
Help your students remember math tricks and rules. Review working with positive and negative numbers, decimals, and the order of operations in this engaging presentation.
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Elementary Geometry

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Your class may believe that geometry is a trial, but they don't know how right they are. A thorough math lesson combines the laws of logic with the laws of geometry. As high schoolers review the work of historical mathematicians and the...
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The Mathematical Secrets of Pascal’s Triangle

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
This modern animation and discussion of the ancient secrets of Pascal's triangle manages to be topical, engaging, and mathematically deep all at the same time. A great introduction to the power of number theory across multiple math...
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Squeebles Fractions

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
We are not exactly sure what a Squeeble is, but apparently they love cake and fractions, and your little bakers-turned-mathematicians will also. This app focuses on the basics of fractions including modeling fractions, equivalent...
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Squeebles Times Tables 2

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
The Squeebles are back, and this time they are ready to help young mathematicians gain fluency in their multiplication skills. This app allows for practice and testing through a number of fun, and at times, challenging, educational games. 
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Many Ways to Do Addition

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
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...
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Writing Task 6.EE.9

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Exactly what is the relationship between the time spent studying for an exam and the grades students receive? Presented with a line graph showing data relating to this question, young mathematicians must explain in writing whether or not...
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In the Dog House

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Teach your young pups some new tricks with this math facts activity. Using a deck of cards and the included game board, pairs of young mathematicians draw cards and attempt to make products that are larger than their partners' products...
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A Five Day Approach to Using Technology and Manipulatives to Explore Area and Perimeter

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Young mathematicians build an understanding of area and perimeter with their own two hands in a series of interactive geometry lessons. Through the use of different math manipulatives, children investigate the properties of rectangles,...
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Fractals and the Art of Roughness

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Roughness is everywhere, contributing to the incredible complexity of the world around us. This complexity, however, is not without it's own unique sense of order. Join world-renown mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot as he looks at numerous...
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Practice World Problems

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
For upper elementary aged mathematicians, this worksheet provides word problem practice involving distance, money, liquid volumes, and time.
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Decimal into Fraction and Percent

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
Help mathematicians understand the concept of conversion with a worksheet that allows them to convert decimals into fractions or percents.
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Circumscribed Polygon

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Trigonometry teachers often go off on a tangent, and here's a worksheet that proves it! First, young mathematicians use a formula with tangent to prove a formula correct for area. Then, they draw conclusions about the area of a circle...
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Help Young Mathematicians Write Their Way to Math Success

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Clear and concise writing should be an integral part of learning mathematics.
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Great Minds: Ada Lovelace

For Students 9th - 12th
Do you know about The Enchantress of Numbers? Ada Lovelace wrote the first computer program, more than a century before the first modern computer. Her knowledge and vision continue to inspire mathematicians today. 
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Math Bingo

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
It's sometimes the simple games that really grab a learner's attention. With this game-like app, young mathematicians can practice addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division facts. When they reach new high scores, they collect...
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Dividing with Base Ten Blocks

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Break out the base ten blocks for this presentation on long division. Looking at two separate examples, step-by-step instructions are provided for dividing two- and three-digit numbers by single-digit divisors. Engage the class by...
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Angles Template

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Young mathematicians learn to see geometry from different angles with this simple printable resource. Providing multiple visual examples of angles, this simple document can be used as an instructional tool, a skills practice exercise, or...
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Who Am I?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore study different mathematicians. In this mathematician lesson, students research twelve mathematicians. Learners question one another to guess who their mathematician is. Students create a timeline of big events in math.