Here, you will find: links to Internet resources; ideas to use at home or in the classroom; articles and other resources to read.

Links for students:Interactive Math Games from Oswego City Schools ABCya math and language arts computer games for K-5th grade. Turtle Diary: Some students have accounts through their classroom teacher. 4th and 5th grade sections are still in development. Young Makers: Interested in creating your own inventions and crafts? Wonder how to get your inventions to work? Check this out! And, there's a young makers group in Union City. Click here for more info. Do you need math help??? Do you have a math question? The Math Help page from the Math Forum at Drexel University might be just the assistance you need. You can even as Dr. Math a question! Have you hear of the "Odd Squad" on PBS? Check out the website for that show here, where you'll find games and the latest episodes, which you may have missed. | Links for teachers:- National Council of Teachers of Math
- K-5 Teaching Resources
- Math Landing: a place to find interactive tasks; webinars; other resources
- I Can CCSS Statements
- Modules about the Standards for Math Practice
- California Mathematics Council
- California Mathematics Project
- Bay Area Mathematics Project *Links to Professional Development opportunities, including the FREE Saturday Seminars!
- TODOS: Math for all
- Thinking Blocks - to use on your computer (as opposed to an iPad app), click on the tool bar at the top of the page. Use for modeling or students can use on their own.
- Robert Kaplinsky lessons - real world questions and real world applications. (Really for the oddly curious types.)
- Center for Education Policy research about student motivation and its relationship to success in school.
- ACOE Core Learning Resources Symbaloo page.
- Tools for the Common Core: a Blog.
- Learning Trajectories - what are they? how can they help us help students?
- Pi Day resources - What's special about 3/14? Well, it's Pi day, of course! You can have your pi, but this kind can't be eaten!
- Are you a Twitter-maniac? Have you seen this list of tweeps related to math?
- Searching for some videos to spice up your lessons? Looking for some real life connections to math? Try PBS Learning Media! It's free to create an account.
- Looking for some fun challenges? Try Figure This! by NCTM. To find a challenge by the math you're doing, click on the math index.
- A variety of information, especially about the Math Practices, from Jonathan Wray, who is on the board of directors for NCTM.
- Want videos of examples? Need problems of the month? Want to know what a number talk looks and sounds like? Inside Mathematics has that and so much more.
- Dr. Jo Boaler @ Stanford University has created this website to support the growth mindset and math. And, if you're looking specifically for tasks, there is hardly a better place to find them!
- Miscellaneous math resources from The Math Forum @ Drexel University. Some of these are free, others require membership.
- Complex Instruction Mathematics - this website is still under construction.
- Wolfram Alpha - real questions figured out mathematically. Look at the examples and the lesson plans. Maybe you'll find something inspiring.
- Math for Kids - blog of Joel David Hamkins (CUNY professor of mathematics)
| Links for families:Resources from PBS: Math Tips for Parents Not sure if your child is searching the web safely? Get support here: Common Sense Media Curious about the new standardized test: SBAC? How about some math before bedtime? Family Resources on the CMC website Parent resources about the Common Core from PTA. Helps parents understand what their child should be learning, and questions to ask, in both math and English language arts. Spanish version also available on this website. And, be a Learning Hero! From the California Mathematics Council: Informative Articles for Parents & Guardians; Hands-on Activities for the whole family; early math learning (birth to age 5); other family resources. Homework help!! Questions to ask your child when he/she is stuck, from the beginning to the end of the problem. How to organize your home so your child has a quiet place to work. And, creating a system to make sure all homework is completed! Understanding why math doesn't look the way it used to, an NCTM family brochure. Common Core State Standards: What Parents Should Know! Parent Roadmaps to the CCSS-Math: These are divided by grade level. Click on the main link, then choose your child's grade level. Figure This! by NCTM's Family Corner The California Mathematics Council has several booklets that support families. Math at Home in English, Matematicas en La Casa, Early Learning Math at Home (for infants - 5 year olds), Aprendizaje Temprano para ninos de 0 a 5 anos Grade-by-grade view of the Common Core State Standards. YouCubed - an inspirational math website by Jo Boaler and her team at Stanford. Parents, check out the online class for you about mindset and student growth! Talking Math with Your Kids: lots of interesting conversations between this dad and his elementary aged kiddos. Also, links to other fascinating math pages! |