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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Circles - Circumference

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders demonstrate an understanding of circles by finding relationships among the radius, diameter, and circumference. In this circles lesson, 8th graders complete an Olympic Medal Count project where they discuss and determine...
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"Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" Patterns

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners explain patterns after singing the song "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" and looking at the repeating notes (or words). They then arrange colored stars in a pattern to create their own pattern with stars.
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Math Patterns

For Teachers 1st
First graders look at 100 - chart to see if they can find any patterns in it and discuss. They look for other number patterns and create their own pattern using square designs.
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Teaching the Subjects You Never Liked

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Having to teach your least favorite subjects isn't always fun, but can be a learning experience for both teacher and student.
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American Political Thought: Minority Influence

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders brainstorm the reasons why people would want to leave their homeland to live in the United States. In groups, they research the political representation of the Board in New Haven, Connecticut. They also write a paper on...
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Math & Science

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine a list of ideas to draw from for lesson planning. They complete a quiz on Math & Science and hand in notes they have taken as a resource for lesson planning. They develop developmental appropriate practice...
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Technology Across the Curriculum

For Teachers K - 5th
Students take pictures of items they believe have at least one line of symmetry. They print their photos out in class and analyze the items they photographed. They continue by entering the names of their pictures into a spreadsheet. They...
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Polygons

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers work together to create mobiles with different polygons. They research the polygon and list its characteristics. They may present to the class if they chose to.
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Using Counting Up to Find Difference to 12

For Teachers 1st
First graders identify a second method for making calculations. For this counting up lesson, 1st graders perform mental math and practice counting without making errors.  Students practice counting strategies with number sentences....
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What's Your Expression

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore facial expressions in a mirror and create drawings of people with a facial expression of their choice. They graph the facial expressions drawn.
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M and M's Fun!

For Teachers K
Students identify the front cover of the book. They make predictions about the story based upon the book's front cover. They listen to the literary selection and participate in the accompanying activity.