January 1, 2010
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Kids can always use some extra help with mathematics. From fractions to basic math facts; problem solving to number sense; geometry to algebra, there is always room for improvements. Here are 46 sure-fire sites that will engage, enlighten, educate and Einsteinify your students. Most of the sites listed below are geared towards students in grades 1-6.
Basic Math Facts
Really cool games to help you master your math facts.
- Number Lines
Work on your addition mastery by shooting number balls that add up to a specific number.
- 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.
- 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: 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 dislike educational sites that misspell words on purpose (in this case, r instead of our) to look cute. However, this site provides online interactive math practice that covers a range of topics from simple to advanced for elementary school children.
- AAA Math
Hundreds of pages of basic math skills to more advanced challenges.
- BBC Math
Math game wheel.
- Multiplication Mystery
Drag numbers into the multiplication grid.
- Fun Brain
Multiplication Speed Grid Challenge. Fun game where you race against the clock to complete multiplication problems.
Cool game – students arrange numbers in lines that have to add up to a certain number. Harder than it sounds.
- Practice Fish
Help Jungle Jim catch fish by solving multiplication problems. Good for IWBs.
- Math is Fun
Assorted math puzzles and quizzes.
- Mrs. Glosser’s Math Goodies
Math Goodies is a free math help portal featuring in-depth lessons, worksheets, and homework help. A pioneer of online help, this site has been reviewed on television and in other media. Math Goodies has hundreds of resources for students, educators and parents.
- 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
- Polygon Playground
All about polygons!
- Builder Ted
Number line – help Builder Ted fix the roof by putting decimals in order on his ladder.
- BBC Maths File Game Wheel
12 games here categorized by: Shape Space & Measure, Algebra, Number, and Data Handling.
- Magic Squares
Lots of links to magic square games and activities.
- More Magic Squares
- Yet even more magic squares
The last magic square site here.
- Math Cats
Explore the Polygon Playground to explore symmetry, make tessellations and pictures. Good for IWBs.
- Math in Everyday Life
When you have a student ask, “When am I ever gonna use this?” You can direct them to this site.
- Math Stories
The goal of this math website is to help elementary school (Grade 1st through 6th) children boost their math problem solving and critical-thinking skills. MathStories.com has over 15,000 online and printable NCTM compliant math word problems for children to enjoy. Word problems are available in both English and Spanish.
Prongo.com is an educational website for Kids. We offer fun, interactive, and educational games for kids. For teachers, Prongo.com also offers Quizstation. Quizstation allows teachers to create online quizzes for their students.
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