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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Curated OER

Happy Birthday Mathematicians and Me

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students choose a mathematician or scientist born on the same day as the student and research them. They create a cube or tetrahedron and place required information on the sides (such as birth year, death yr., greatest contribution to...
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Printables
Blogger

When You Enter This Classroom... Door Decoration

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Welcome your math or other class with a visually pleasing poster. The message, written with a variety of lovely fonts, is split up over four pages. While one page starts with mathematicians, that particular page could easily be removed...
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Curated OER

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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Lesson Plan
Google

History of Math Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Learners honor mathematicians who have contributed important discoveries throughout history by researching and creating a report about a famous mathematician and their contributions to the history of mathematics. Pairs of learners create...
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Worksheet
Mt. San Antonio Collage

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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Instructional Video4:49
TED-Ed

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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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Mayan Math

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate the Maya's as mathematicians. In this Mayan math lessons, 5th graders work with the ancient Mayan numbering system by comparing it to the American Number System. They tell the differences and similarities...
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App
Key Stage Fun

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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App
Key Stage Fun

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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Lesson Plan
Illustrative Mathematics

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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Laura Candler

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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Unit Plan
Buffalo State

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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Instructional Video17:10
TED-Ed

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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Math Worksheets 4 Kids

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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Assessment
Concord Consortium

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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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Mathematicians are People, Too!

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners access the Internet to locate data regarding their assigned mathematician. They organize their notes on a data form, write a report, create a visual and present their facts to their classmates.
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Curated OER

Famous Mathematicians/Database

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students analyze a math database and uncover facts. In this algebra lesson plan, students investigate the lives of famous mathematicians using facts they find about the different authors. They gain a new perspective for the...
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Curated OER

Medieval Mathematicians and Whimsical Windows

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders demonstrate their mathematical knowledge of symmetry and reflection using congruent geometric shapes while working as an artist and mathematician looking at a medieval-styled stained glass window.
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Curated OER

Mathematicians of the Month

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders become familiar with the history and times which influenced a featured mathematician each month. Through Internet research, they gather information about a different mathematician each month. Students solve mathematical...
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Curated OER

Mathematicians

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore famous mathematicians. In this mathematician lesson, students investigate for a mathematician who share their birthday and research their accomplishments in math.
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Curated OER

Mathematicians and Scientists Treasure Hunt

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pupils 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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Curated OER

The Mathematician And The Archaeologist

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students decorate clay pots and destroy them in order to learn the techniques of modern-day archaeologists and practice mathematical measurements. This is an exciting lesson suitable for Social Studies, Math, Science, or Art classroom.
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Mathematicians

For Students 5th - 6th
For this math worksheet, students read about a famous mathematician from a given website. Students write a one-paragraph biography about one of the mathematicians.
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App
ABCya

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...