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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MathBoard

For Students 3rd - 10th Standards
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...
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TeachMe: 1st Grade

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Let your eager learners practice their basic arithmetic and spelling skills with this fun interactive resource! For any primary grade teacher with access to an Apple mobile device, this is a must-have application.
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Teaching Place Value in First Grade: A Resource Guide

For Teachers 1st Standards
Here is a guide for teaching place value concepts to first graders. The guide includes collaborative learning station ideas and independent learning station ideas for pupils. The skills focused are skip counting by 2s, 5s, and 10s,...
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Place Value Lesson

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Support your place value instruction with an interactive, visual representation brought to you by a video that showcases the family of hundreds, tens, and ones.  
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Deal Me In

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Middle schoolers study the components of a deck of cards and conduct an initial experiment in the probability of drawing various types of cards from a deck. They play two rounds of poker to discover the probability of drawing several...
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Telling Time For Children—Learning the Clock

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Project this YouTube video overhead while your young students follow along and learn to tell time on an analog clock. This five-minute video is a great introduction to telling time. Kids learn the big hand points to the hour and the...
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Using Manipulatives to Teach Fractions

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
There is no doubt that learners remember what they have learned when they have a visual representation. Using an egg carton and candy bars, they explore the concept of fractional amounts. By having young scholars cut the egg carton into...
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Round Robin Post-It Review

For Teachers K - 12th
Learners of all ages participate in a unique review activity. They work in a small group setting on individual review questions designed by the teacher. Each individual answers a key review question on a notecard or sticky note and...
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Math of the Path: Students Calculate Data from the Lewis and Clark Journey

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students 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.
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Science in Focus: Force and Motion

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners explore force and motion through a series of experiments. In this physics instructional activity, students create and interpret speed graphs. They build an electromagnet and explain the factors affecting its strength.
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Geometry of Democracy

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the architecture of New England by identifying geometric shapes.  For this architectural lesson, students examine photographs of classic building architecture and use a transparency to trace geometric shapes they...
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Odyssey of the Mind Curriculum Activity: Made Up Math

For Teachers 6th - 8th
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...
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First Grade English/Language Arts Quiz

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this language worksheet, students complete multiple choice questions about capitals, dates, dictionary work, and more. Students complete 15 questions.
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A Day in the Life of Bottled Water

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students research natural resources. For this environmental lesson, students define what a natural resource is and explore the life of a single-use water bottle. Students create a waste-reduction plan.
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Phonics: Digraphs th, ph, sh, ch

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this digraphs worksheet, students read the sentences and choose the word that has the same middle consonant for the 10 underlined words.
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Shade the Fraction Worksheets

For Students 3rd - 4th
In these fractions worksheets, students will complete a variety of activities involving basic fractions. Activities include: shading 1/2 and 1/4 of a shape, shading fractions of wheels, coloring fraction strips and identifying the...
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Broken-Heart Matching Game

For Teachers K - 12th
Students use this fun game to practice, reinforce, or apply a wide variety of skills around Valentine's Day. Each students receives half a heart with zig-zag cuts made of pink construction paper with a piece of information. Their job is...
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Lesson 2 - Just Write It

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Not an entire lesson, but here's a nice idea on how to incorporate learning and using math vocabulary on a regular basis. New lesson, new vocabulary, find meanings, then choose words from this list to help explain how to solve a homework...
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Thinking Outside the Box

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Now this lesson sounds fun! Students throw a ball, film it as it soars through the air, and use a spreadsheet to collect data. A scatterplot is created to produce a quadratic regression equation, an equation in vertex form, and an...
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Bringing Statistics Alive

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students compute mean, median and mode and compare mean, median and mode to a real-world application to identify their practical uses. They apply mean, median and mode to real-world statistical data. Finally, students organize data into...
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Grade 2 Daily Language Review Worksheet

For Students 2nd
For this grammar review worksheet, 2nd graders read a sentence and answer 2 comprehension question, circle the correct spelling of 2 words, fix 2 sentences, tell if the sentence is real or make believe for 2 sentences, and write 2 words...
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Mastering Math Vocabulary of Prime and Composite Numbers Using Venn Diagrams

For Teachers 6th
Create Venn diagrams. Your class will discover the relationships between even and prime numbers. Next, they will compare that to the relationship between odd and composite numbers.
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Shapes

For Teachers K
Learners participate in a number of hands-on shape-related activities. They match and sort shapes by attribute, read books about shapes, complete shape art projects and explore and compare parts of shapes.
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Math Lesson for Visually Impaired Early Learners: A 3 Way Counting Activity

For Teachers Pre-K - K
A unique lesson that's designed for visually impaired early learners, but can be adapted for anyone, is here for you. Pupils use brightly colored foam letters, beads, checkers, and an abacus, in order to gain practice in identifying the...