April 30, 2017
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April Is Financial Literacy Month
4 edtech tools to teach financial literacy and math.
Designed to teach kids about money and business, this site offers lesson plans (in English and Spanish), activity suggestions, videos, and more "cool biz stuff" for teachers. The student section features budgeting, starting a business, and humor!
Share one of these short videos about finance each week. Display on the class interactive whiteboard (or projector) or allow students to explore on their own devices. Post the link on your class website for families to view at home.
Free Money Basics Tutorial
Help students learn how to plan for retirement, set up a budget, live within their means, save up for the dream car or house, plan for college, and more. Find 13 ready to go lessons, plus a few bonus topics. Don't miss the review quiz!
"Choose your own adventure" style interactives provide real world financial lessons like balancing a budget, paying cell phone bills, planning for the unexpected, and more. Create your class account and give students the code to begin.
Differentiate Your Math Lessons
Engage all your students with tech tools that help differentiate math instruction.
Zearn offers Self-Paced lessons, Lesson Labs, and Math Chat lessons (video instruction) aligned to Common Core and Eureka Math/Engage New York. Use on your interactive whiteboard for whole group instruction or on individual devices.
Find a completely individualized program at MobyMax. The math area includes three sections: Math, Fact Fluency, and Numbers. Registered students are given a pretest to determine their level. Students can find activities for at-home practice too!
Mathematics Interactives and Lessons
Featuring over 400 lesson plans and interactives, topics range from fractions to angles to operations to polynomials. Find activities to differentiate for gifted learners or students needing to review specific content.
Math resources for all grades - 3 collections for you to explore!
Don't miss this collection of lessons, activities, and web links from the NCTM. Discover tech ideas for nearly all math topics. Share Brain Teasers, Mobile Apps, and Web Sketchpad with students. Search by grade level and/or topic.
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives
What is better than free manipulatives? Find countless virtual manipulatives to use in your classroom. Try the attribute blocks, geoboards, pattern blocks, algebra tiles, and other freebies. Search by grade level or subject.
Math Numbers and Operations Resources
Visit TeachersFirst's new special topics area for math! See our editor's choice listing of the best K-2 resources for numbers and operations. Currated lists for grades 3-5, 6-8, an 9-12 are also available.
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