Previous  1880-1900 of 2581   Next

## 2581 math results | sort by: Most Recent First Alphabetical Most Viewed First

###### More

3 to 12

This applet provides great opportunities to explore experimental and theoretical probabilities by changing the area of the colored regions of the circle. When a section is added it...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:
This applet provides great opportunities to explore experimental and theoretical probabilities by changing the area of the colored regions of the circle. When a section is added it reduces the other sections by an equal amount in order to add the new sector. When this occurs, the probability that that particular color will be landed on will change. The number of sections of the circle can be changed from 1 to 12, as each spin is made, the color is recorded along with the percentage of time each color has appeared.

Be sure to visit the learner section of the site which contains a nice description of probability and how it is used in the real world. The instructor section also has a lot of valuable information including links to standards and textbooks, classroom information, and related resources. In addition, there is a link to a printable sheet of exploration questions to be used with the site.

tag(s): probability (141), statistics (128)

#### In the Classroom

Introduce this site on your interactive whiteboard or projector. Then have students explore this site independently or in small groups to complete the exploration questions. Create a link on classroom or lab computers for students to explore the site independently. Create a link on your classroom website or blog for students to explore the site at home. Have students create their own probability circles and record results of spins, then compare with classmates' findings.

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.

Close

### Tessellate! - Shodor

3 to 12

This site provides practice with creating and exploring tessellations. Choices are provided to use triangles, rectangles, or hexagons. Once a shape is chosen, the corner can be stretched...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:
This site provides practice with creating and exploring tessellations. Choices are provided to use triangles, rectangles, or hexagons. Once a shape is chosen, the corner can be stretched to create a new shape. Click a button and that shape is converted into a tessellation in front of your eyes! Choices are also provided for different colors within the shapes to enable visualization of how the pattern is created.

The learner portion of the site provides a written explanation of tessellations and information on how they are found in the real world. Be sure to visit the instructor link on the website for information on classroom use, links to standards, links to similar resources and to print an exploration questions worksheet.

#### In the Classroom

Use this site as an anticipatory set or "activator" to introduce a unit or lesson on tessellations on a projector or interactive whiteboard. It relates well during study of flips, turns, and rotations as well as visual thinking. Introduce this site and then have students complete the exploration questions independently or in small groups. After students become familiar with tessellations, use examples on the site and have students create their own tessellations.

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.

Close

### Stopwatch - Shodor

K to 12
This simple applet is ideal for classroom use whenever a stopwatch is needed. Large numbers make the time easy to read and can be set to count up from 0 ...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:
This simple applet is ideal for classroom use whenever a stopwatch is needed. Large numbers make the time easy to read and can be set to count up from 0 or down from any number. There is an option to use the buzzer which will go off at the specified time. The instructor section of the site contains information on alignment to some textbooks and links to similar resources.

tag(s): measurement (177), time (141)

#### In the Classroom

Display on your classroom interactive whiteboard or projector whenever a timer needs to be used - time left until recess is over, time for cleanup, amount of time left to finish a test or classroom activity, or more. Help younger students explore the concept of time by having them turn their back to the stopwatch then turn around when they think a predetermined time has been reached.

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.

Close

### Shape Builder - Shodor

3 to 12

This site provides practice with exploring area and perimeter by either allowing the computer to randomly draw a shape on a grid or by creating a space of your own ...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:
This site provides practice with exploring area and perimeter by either allowing the computer to randomly draw a shape on a grid or by creating a space of your own on the grid. Choices are given to allow for questions about area or perimeter, or for both. To check an answer, simply click on the "check answer" button for immediate feedback. Sessions can be scored, or scoring can be turned off to allow for easier exploration. The learner portion of the site provides a quick explanation of how objects can have similar areas but much different perimeters. The instructor portion provides links to standards, some textbook links, a printable with exploration questions, classroom discussion information, and links to similar resources.

tag(s): area (73), perimeter (31)

#### In the Classroom

Introduce this site on your interactive whiteboard or projector. Then have students explore this site independently or in small groups to complete the exploration questions provided on the site. Have students create their own representations similar to the ones found on the site to be solved by classmates. Create a link on classroom computers to be used as a center. Create a link on your classroom website or blog for students to practice at home.

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.

Close

### Elapsed Time - Shodor

3 to 5

This site provides practice with elapsed time when given starting and ending times. Clocks can be represented as either analog or digital or a combination of both. Scoring is available...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:
This site provides practice with elapsed time when given starting and ending times. Clocks can be represented as either analog or digital or a combination of both. Scoring is available or can be turned off. The learner section of the site provides an in-depth explanation on how to determine elapsed time and when you would need the skill in real life. The instructor section of the site includes links to standards, a printable record sheet, classroom information, and links to related resources.

tag(s): time (141)

#### In the Classroom

Introduce this site on your interactive whiteboard or projector. Then have students explore this site independently or in small groups using the record sheet provided. Use the learners portion of the site as an anticipatory set or "activator" to introduce a unit or lesson on a projector or interactive whiteboard. Create a link on classroom computers to use as a center.

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.

Close

### Whole Number Cruncher - Shodor

3 to 8

This site provides practice with linear functions through the use of a function machine. Options include use of addition or multiplication and use of integers from 0 to 10. The ...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:
This site provides practice with linear functions through the use of a function machine. Options include use of addition or multiplication and use of integers from 0 to 10. The learner section provides a great background on linear functions and how they are used with higher level mathematics such as calculus. There is a detailed help area that provides instructions on how to use the function machine. Be sure to check out the instructor area that includes standards addressed, classroom ideas, links to similar resources and a printable exploration questions that can be used in the classroom.

tag(s): functions (69), logic (247), patterns (87)

#### In the Classroom

Introduce the activity on your interactive whiteboard or projector, then provide students with the exploration questions to complete on their own or with a partner. Provide a link on your classroom website or blog for practice at home. Make a shortcut to this site on classroom computers and use it as a center. Have students create their own function machines to be solved by classmates.

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.

Close

### More or Less Estimator - Shodor

3 to 8

This activity allows the user to estimate quantities and sizes including the number of objects in a set, the lengths of a curve, and the area of a shape. Many ...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:
This activity allows the user to estimate quantities and sizes including the number of objects in a set, the lengths of a curve, and the area of a shape. Many options are available for exploration - the size of the curve can be changed, problem type can be changed and there are 2 levels of difficulties. The learner section explains the activity as well as discusses how estimation is used in everyday life. In addition to a description of the activity, the instruction section provides possible issues to address in the classroom, links to standards, and links to other similar resources.

tag(s): estimation (48), measurement (177)

#### In the Classroom

Introduce the activity on the interactive whiteboard or projector and model for students how to use estimation instead of actually counting the figures. Use the site as a springboard to discuss when estimation is appropriate and when measurement is needed. Use the site to begin discussions on what level of estimation is needed in different circumstances (close, really close and almost perfect).

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.

Close

### Math Solutions - Math Solutions

K to 12

This site provides many resources for math teachers of all grades and includes lesson plans, articles, classroom and administrator questions and answers, and helpful links - all located...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:

tag(s): problem solving (295)

#### In the Classroom

Take advantage of the free lesson plans; also search for plans in grades higher and lower that can be modified to meet your students' needs. Display student work included with the lesson plans on your interactive whiteboard or projector as conversation starters in your classroom - allow students to discuss other students' work to increase understanding of concepts.

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.

Close

### Testmoz - testmoz.com

K to 12

Use this very simple site to create a test that's accessible on the Internet. Create an automatically graded test easily and for free! Registration is not required to use or ...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:
Use this very simple site to create a test that's accessible on the Internet. Create an automatically graded test easily and for free! Registration is not required to use or to take the created tests. Simply click "Create a test," enter the test name, and create a password. Note: Be sure to remember the password somewhere because it is not possible to recover it. Read the directions on the Test Control Panel to adjust settings, add questions, and publish the test. Bookmark the URL of the finished test you make so you can find it later. After publishing, copy and paste the URL of the test into a wiki, blog, or site, for student access. View reports when students are done with the test.

tag(s): quiz (84)

#### In the Classroom

Skills required: Be sure to remember the password for your tests, as well as the unique URL. It would be wise to copy/paste them into a document you keep somewhere for reference. Users are unable to access the tests without the URL. Be sure to not share this ahead of time. Items in Testmoz are not made public.

Use where automatically graded tests are required, such as for formative assessments to check student understanding. Use as a "ticket out the door" to see what students know at the end of class. Be sure that this is the medium you want to use for testing. Be flexible with students who find it difficult to take online testing. Entering all the material ahead of time can be time consuming, so this may not be the best format for long tests. Use this quiz application to create study quizzes for review for students to complete as homework (or during class time). Have students rotate to create daily check quizzes for their peers (earning a grade for test-creation). Learning support students and others who need a little extra review might like to make quizzes to challenge each other or themselves. Have students who are preparing to give oral presentations in any subject prepare a short Testmoz for their peers to take at the end.

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.

Close

### Ice Ice Maybe - Manga High

2 to 6

Guide penguins across the ice with this logic and estimation game. Reach the target level and move on to a higher level. Teachers can create a free account and register ...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:
Guide penguins across the ice with this logic and estimation game. Reach the target level and move on to a higher level. Teachers can create a free account and register students to save high scores, although it isn't necessary to play the game.

tag(s): estimation (48), logic (247), problem solving (295)

#### In the Classroom

Save as a shortcut on classroom computers to use as a center. Encourage students to problem solve to get the penguins further along the ice and achieve higher levels. Share this link on your class website so students can practice logic and estimation while at home.

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.

Close

### Math League Help - Math League

4 to 8
This site has been created as a resource for 4th to 8th graders. A list of math concepts is offered with links to resources. Topics include whole numbers, decimals, data, ...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:
This site has been created as a resource for 4th to 8th graders. A list of math concepts is offered with links to resources. Topics include whole numbers, decimals, data, fractions and many more. After choosing a topic such as whole numbers, you are linked to a comprehensive list of topics within that strand. Each topic includes a detailed explanation often including illustrations and examples. This site is virtually an online dictionary of math topics covered in 4th-8th grade.

tag(s): decimals (125), integers (40), percent (81), statistics (128)

#### In the Classroom

Display on the interactive whiteboard or projector when introducing or reviewing content in mathematics. Provide this link on your class website for students to use at home if they get confused on a particular math concept.

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.

Close

### Sweet Search - Dulcinea Media, Inc.

K to 12

Use Sweet Search to search the web for student friendly and informative sites for students of all ages to use. Simply enter your search term in the box. Use "Get ...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:
Use Sweet Search to search the web for student friendly and informative sites for students of all ages to use. Simply enter your search term in the box. Use "Get Widget" to place on a wiki, site, or blog for easy access by students. Use resources listed on the search page for more effective searching and specific lists for various subjects such as Social Studies. Although the search tool does not include TeachersFirst's teacher-friendly review and classroom use suggestions, the sites they find are solid.

tag(s): search engines (61), search strategies (27)

#### In the Classroom

Provide Sweet Search for your students to find some of the best student friendly material on the web. For older students, evaluate Sweet Search with other search engines to determine which provides the best information.

## Edge Features:

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.

Close

### SMART Lesson Collection - Scholastic

K to 12
This is a collection of ready to go, SMART Notebook activities from Scholastic. This collection covers all grade levels with activities in many areas. At the time of this review ...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:
This is a collection of ready to go, SMART Notebook activities from Scholastic. This collection covers all grade levels with activities in many areas. At the time of this review topics included: "Back to School: August 2008 Lesson Activities," "Math and Science Lesson Activities," "Earth Day Lesson Activities," "Famous People Lesson Activities," "Phonics Lesson Activities," "SMART Lesson Activities," and "SMART Senteo Question Sets." Please note that all of these activities require SMART Notebook software (which comes with SMART brand IWBs). If you don't have SMART Notebook you can download the SMART interactive viewer which can be found on the site.

tag(s): iwb (32)

#### In the Classroom

These lessons are great for the new SMART Board user or the seasoned pro. Use these if you need a lesson but don't have time to create one from scratch. View the lessons and use them as ideas to help you create your own lesson.

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.

Close

### Blipsnips - blipsnips.com

K to 12

Use this online application to take videos from either You Tube or Vimeo and snip the unwanted sections by only choosing the part to share with others. After registering, click ...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:
Use this online application to take videos from either You Tube or Vimeo and snip the unwanted sections by only choosing the part to share with others. After registering, click "Create a blipsnip." Enter the URL of the video. Click "Play It" to start watching the video. Click "Tag it" to mark the portion of video you wish to keep. Click "Save and share" to send to others. Blipsnip can also be used by dragging a bookmarklet into your browser toolbar.

tag(s): movies (70)

#### In the Classroom

This application is very easy to use. Users must create an account and be able to find the URL of a You Tube video they wish to bookmark and share.

Use this application to find little segments of videos that can be used in the classroom. Bookmark (or save in your favorites) the sections and use to show only the parts of what you want. This is great for removing extraneous or unneeded material as well as keeping portions of videos hidden for the purpose of meaningful discussion. Separate World War II videos into separate battles. Clip different cell processes apart from each other in a Biology class. Share the "meat" with your class, and take out the parts of the videos that are not useful for learning. Even in primary grades, the ability to show "clips" from longer videos makes them more classroom-friendly.

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.

Close

### Symbaloo EDU - Symbaloo BV

K to 12

Create, find, and share visually appealing Webmixes (web based screens of link "tiles") to share web resources. Choose EDU Teachers then find the "Tour" (a blue tile) to learn more...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:

tag(s): bookmarks (68), DAT device agnostic tool (179), gamification (88)

#### In the Classroom

Be sure to know the URL's of the resources you are planning to share or have them open in other tabs to copy/paste. To share you must be able to copy/paste URLs (web addresses). Have older students create their own webmixes, but this resource is best used as a teacher sharing tool for sharing links, RSS feeds, and other resources for students to use in specific projects or as general course links. If shared with the world, the webmix can be viewed by others and is public.

Challenge your gifted students to curate and collaborate on their own webmixes as a curriculum extension activity on topics such as climate change or pros and cons of genetically engineered food. They can use color coding to sort sites by bias (or neutrality) as well as to group subtopics under the overall theme. Use the student-made webmixes with other students to raise the overall level of discussion in your class or as an extra credit challenge. If you embed the webmix in a class wiki, all students can respond with questions and comments for the gifted students to moderate and reply, creating a student-led community of learners.

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.

Close

### Franny's Feet - pbskids.org

K to 3

Introduce very young children to Science, English, and Math with this entertaining and interactive site from PBS. Watch an episode from Franny's Feet or change the background...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:
Introduce very young children to Science, English, and Math with this entertaining and interactive site from PBS. Watch an episode from Franny's Feet or change the background with a click of the mouse. Click shoebox adventures to choose your shoes and try a variety of activities depending upon the shoes picked. Choose Franny's words to complete word activities, music adventures, and more. Grandpa's globe teaches geography and explores faraway places. Find coloring pages, screen savers and wallpapers to download, and clips.

tag(s): animals (323), globe (16), preK (288)

#### In the Classroom

Introduce this site on your interactive whiteboard or projector. Then have students explore this site independently or in small groups. Make a shortcut to this site on classroom computers and use it as a center. Print the coloring pages for use in your classes. Use the activities and tie in to concepts in class (matching, etc). Share this link on your class website for families to explore together.

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.

Close

### Flickriver - flickriver.com

K to 12

Use Flickriver as a new way to view photos from Flickr. Click the "Explore" tab to view recent pictures uploaded to flickr. Create your own flickriver stream and view all ...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:
Use Flickriver as a new way to view photos from Flickr. Click the "Explore" tab to view recent pictures uploaded to flickr. Create your own flickriver stream and view all photos from other flickriver streams by registering and creating a flickr login. Use the search bar at the top to customize search by users, groups, tags, or places.

tag(s): images (278), photography (155)

#### In the Classroom

Users must be familiar with how to use Flickr reviewed here.

Create a class Flickr account to upload pictures of experiments, student projects, and items related to class content. Use Flickriver to pull these pictures in to view by the class. Use pictures to represent Math concepts, poems and stories, science concepts in the real world, or items belonging to cultures. Create a flickriver of art projects to display to the world. If students are allowed individual accounts, they could use this as a way to share their portfolios of artwork or digital images.

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.

Close

### Measurement Resources - TeachersFirst

K to 12
This collection of reviewed resources from TeachersFirst is selected to help students learn measurement and teachers plan projects and classroom activities so to reinforce concepts...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:
This collection of reviewed resources from TeachersFirst is selected to help students learn measurement and teachers plan projects and classroom activities so to reinforce concepts of both standard and metric measurement. Most are suited to elementary grades, but some of the conversion resources are useful at secondary level.

tag(s): measurement (177)

#### In the Classroom

Be sure to include some measurement activities during special sporting events such as the Olympics, World Series, or Super Bowl to give special relevance to your measurement "units"!

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.

Close

### How Stuff Works - Howstuffworks, Inc.

4 to 10
Find answers to the most curious questions that students ask on this great site. Search the site for your topic of interest such as how cars work, what makes a ...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:

tag(s): independent reading (129), questioning (37), trivia (19)

#### In the Classroom

Use this site as an "activator" to introduce a new science unit or lesson on a projector. It could also be a great way to introduce informational speeches/videos and how to write them. The videos on earth and life science topics provide a great launch pad for further class discussions. Participate in the poll of the day. Use the trivia and facts section for interesting ways to get kids thinking in class. Use this site for students to "show and tell" something they have learned. Use the information presented here to better understand how science is applied in our everyday lives. This activity would work well for individual or pairs of students in a lab or on laptops. Introduce this site on your interactive whiteboard or projector. Then have students explore this site independently or in small groups. Ask your students to visit the site and create a multimedia presentation, video or podcast, article, or blog post from the information they learn there. Have students create commercials and share them using a tool such as SchoolTube reviewed here. Use this site as an anticipatory set or "activator" to introduce a unit or lesson on a projector or interactive whiteboard. Be sure to include this site on your class web page for students to access both in and outside of class.

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.

Close

### Online-Calculator - Online-calculator.com

K to 12
This free, fast loading, online calculator can be viewed full screen and operated by your mouse or keyboard. Various types are available from the most basic one to the scientific ...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:
This free, fast loading, online calculator can be viewed full screen and operated by your mouse or keyboard. Various types are available from the most basic one to the scientific or BMI calculator. There is also a stopwatch tool available. If you speak a language other than English, simply click to change to the language of your choice - it's that easy.

tag(s): latin (22)

#### In the Classroom

There are many uses for this practical online tool, beyond the obvious ones for math class. Bookmark this site on your own computer for projection on an interactive whiteboard and make the link available on your class web page for students to access from individual computers. You can shrink the calculator window in the corner of your interactive whiteboard to use as needed. Use this tool in social studies class for quickly calculating years or months from important timelines or when figuring out geographical distances. In English or L.A. classes, quickly figure out the life span of authors or how long ago a story took place. In health or science classes, use the BMI calculator or get other accurate measurements. The stopwatch tool can be useful for any in-class, timed assignment.