High School Publishers' Criteria for the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics  0 views

Last week a 20 page document was issued from the Common Core Math standards writers to make "more clearly visible" where materials faithfully reflect both the letter and spirit of the math standards... I read in this... just because it SAYS it is common core math aligned, doesn't mean it is. Read this before buying and tread with caution.
Algebra 1  Common Core Resources  Common Core Essentials  3 views
Common Core Essentials  Home  3 views
Math Trail  12 views
Teach Plus: The Quantified Student  0 views

Fascinating article from a teacher thriving in the standardized testing environment. Fascinating.
"Last year, working with the same cohort of students (by then fifth graders), I tried to find more learning opportunities that focused on data. We used math websites like TenMarks that enable students to learn about their own learning even as they practice new skills. We analyzed information graphics and dove into ways of presenting numerical information. We explored how numbers shape our understanding of ourselves and the world. And much of their enthusiasm and curiosity for these tasks came out of their interest in numbers from standardized testing.
I've thus come to believe there's a role for standardized testing within education. As a limited portion of a multiple measure evaluation system, it helps teachers understand how well we've taught over the course of a year. It also helps students understand how much they mastered over that year and makes them agents in their own learning."
AIM Open Textbook Initiative  2 views
Geoboard by The Math Learning Center  16 views

A useful virtual maths geoboard to explore a range of shape and angle work. There is also an iPad version which can be found at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/geoboardbymathlearning/id519896952
http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/Maths
Fraction & Equivalent Fraction  12 views

A useful flash fractions activity. You can either read fractions or make equivalents. A good resource for whiteboards.
http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/Maths
Dino Dig  9 views

A fun dinosaur archaeologist themed coordinates game. Find the correct coordinates to uncover the dinosaur bones.
http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/Maths
KenKen  6 views

Kenken is a logic puzzle game similar to Sudoku, but players are given +  x or ÷ questions to solve the area and complete the grid. This site has a range puzzles at various complexities and difficulty levels.
http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/Maths
Skoolbo  17 views

This is a must try site which provides an amazing 3D world which teaches English and maths core skills. Players race against two other randomly chosen online players of a similar level. The questions start out very easy and adapt to the performance of the player. The questions are read out and some are displayed on the screen. The player just clicks on the correct multiple choice answer to increase their speed. There is a download for PCs and Macs as well as apps for iPad and Android. There are teacher accounts which allow you to make logins for lots of children quickly. When there log in students will be asked to design an avatar. Because the resource requires a sizeable download it takes a little time to set up, but because it runs on your local device game play is very smooth and quick.
http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/ICT+%26+Web+Tools
MathRecap  Edited by Dan Meyer  6 views

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PBS Teachers  Cyberchase  5 views
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