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Math

General Math Sites

  • Graphing – Create-a-Graph. I use this site to help my students graph data they gather when we are researching about developing countries. You can read about this unit here.
  • Multiplication.com – Really cool games to help you master your math facts
  • The Math Page – This is a really great site from Manhattan Community College
  • A+ Math – This site is great fun for third graders and up
  • Math Dictionary for Kids – Great math dictionary for kids
  • DiscoverySchool.com Worksheet Maker – A super way to make math worksheets. Try it!
  • Aunty Math – Aunty Math presents math challenges that encourage thinking skills for students in grades K-5.
  • Clocks – Teaching Time – This resource, produced by the Franklin Institute Online Fellows, takes an educational look at timepieces in the collection of the Franklin Institute Science Museum
  • Cool Math – Cool Math is “designed for the pure enjoyment of mathematics.” This interactive site features games, puzzles, calculators, and lesson plans.
  • Harcourt Animated Math Glossary – This is a complete online dictionary of math terms.
  • Math.com – Math.com: The World of Math Online is chock full of everything to do with math from the most basic to advanced topics. It includes homework help, calculators, games, practice, and much more.
  • Teach R Kids Math – I generally detest any company or site that purposely misspells words to be cute, or uses the letter “r” to stand for “are” (or in this case “our”). However, this site provides online interactive math practice that covers a range of topics from simple to advanced for elementary school children, so I have included it in my list.
  • AAA Math – Hundreds of pages of basic math skills to more advanced challenges.
  • BBC Math – Math game wheel.
  • Polygon Playground – All about polygons!

Fractions

  • Gamequarium - Tutorials, games and learning activities to help with fractions.
  • Math Fractions – Not an exciting site, aesthetically speaking, but with links to 90 different fraction games and activities, this is a great resource!
  • Funbrain Soccer Shootout – Learn fractions by taking penalty kicks. Old-school graphics, but there are 4 different levels to keep it interesting.
  • Visual Fraction Games – Interesting choice of characters for these games, but if you’re into helping Grampy and Grammy using fractions, these games are for you. Check out the more recent platform scales.
  • Sheppard Software – some fun, free games here to help students learn about all types of fractions.
  • Conceptua Math – Videos and lesson plans for students and teachers to help get a better understanding of difficult concepts.
  • Fraction Games – 11 free fraction games from Jamit.com.au based on their online lessons.
  • FunSchool - Race a car around a track by solving fraction problems in Action Fraction
  • Visualizing Fractions: How Much Pizza is Left?
  • Equivalent Fractions: Monkey Math (Great for IWBs)
  • Equivalent Fractions: Melvin’s Make a Match
  • Equivalent Fractions: Fresh-Baked Fractions
  • Equivalent Fractions: Concentration Game for 1 or 2 players
  • Equivalent Fractions: Matching Game

More Math Sites Galore!

  • Builder Ted - The roof is leaking… Dougal Dog is getting wet. Builder Ted needs to fix the roof! Help him climb to the top of the house by placing the bricks on the ladder in numerical order.
  • Magic Squares – A magic square is an arrangement of the numbers from 1 to n^2 (n-squared) in an nxn matrix, with each number occurring exactly once, and such that the sum of the entries of any row, any column, or any main diagonal is the same.
  • More Magic Squares
  • Yet Even More Magic Squares – Can’t get enough? Here’s more!
  • Multiplication Mystery – Find the hidden picture and practice your multiplication facts
  • Speed Grid – Player (or players) against the clock. Answer all the questions in a pre-selected amount of time. Great for IWB!
  • PowerLines - I LOVE PowerLines! Students need to place the numbers in the circles so that all the numbers in the same straight line add up to the power line total. Sound easy? Think again…
  • Cool Math for Kids – LOTS of great, high-interest math games here!
  • Practice Fish – Chose a factor to work on and then solve the math problem by clicking on the correct sea creature swimming by. (Great for IWB, but remind students not to hit the board too hard!)

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