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Free Online & Offline Math ActivitiesAugust 11th, 2014
It’s Monday, August 11, 2014, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!
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Age Range: 5-11 (Grades 1-6, with parental supervision)
This UK-based website offers free ideas, activities and worksheets to help educators teach Math (and science, geography, and history as well). The resources are delivered through a variety of formats for use online and offline including:
When you get to the site, you’ll see a brief welcome message and some featured math resources and activities. Directly above the welcome message look for the blue menu bar and roll over “Maths” to find choices that include: *Number Patterns – Practice number sequences, patterns, Fibonacci sequence, Kaprekar’s sequence, Pascal’s triangle, the 100 Square and more.
*Shape – Learn about different shapes and properties of 2D shapes. Sort shapes, match shapes, discover polygons, triangles, quadrilaterals, tangrams and more.
*Addition/Subtraction – Learn to add and subtract numbers of varying size.
*Measure – Develop estimation and practical measuring skills, learn to calculate perimeter and area as well as the volume of cubes.
*Problem Solving – Learn to understand and solve word problems for a variety of math strands.
*Multiplication/Division – Check out interesting games, grids, and gadgets to help kids learn to multiply and divide.
*Fractions/Decimals/Percents – Get lots of resources to help kids understand fractions, decimals, percentages, ratio and proportion.
There is a great deal of content beyond what’s described above and all of it can be used to supplement math studies. You’ll need to bookmark the site and make several visits to thoroughly explore it.
Note: As you explore the site, you’ll notice comments about the resources and activities on the site that are left by visitors. You can post your comments about what you liked and/or offer suggestions for improvement too.
Ice Cream ScienceJuly 29th, 2014
It’s Tuesday, July 29, 2014, and time for Science at ClickSchooling!
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Various – see below
Age Range: All (Children, with parental supervision)
Summer and ice cream go hand-in-hand. We thought it might be fun to learn science through ice cream!
Free Math Drill Worksheets!July 28th, 2014
It’s Monday, July 28, 2014, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!
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Age Range: 5-18 (Grades K-12, with parental supervision)
This ad-supported website offers tens of thousands of free, printable math worksheets with answer keys to help students learn, practice, and master math.
When you get to the site you’ll see a welcome message. Look at the menu located at the top of the page below the logo to access worksheets on:
Click on any topic and a new page opens with a menu of worksheet options. Click on a worksheet title and a new page opens where you can print out the worksheet to use offline. You’ll also find flash cards, holiday-themed math worksheets, games, and more! Multimedia Math Glossary for K-6July 21st, 2014
It’s Monday, July 21, 2014, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!
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Harcourt: Multimedia Math Glossary
Age Range: 5-12 (Grades K-6, with parental supervision)
This website, developed by Harcourt School Publishers, offers a free, multimedia math glossary. It helps students understand math terms and concepts using colorful animated pictures, drawings, graphs, and simple text.
When you get to the site, use the menu at the top to explore the site by grade level, or simply search for a math term alphabetically. Use the menu on the left side of the screen to further refine your search. Once you find the term you are looking for – click on it – and the term, along with a description and an illustration or animation, appears on the screen. For example:
This is a great tool to enhance any study of math. It also offers an interesting way to introduce various math terms and concepts without intimidation. Interactive Math PracticeJuly 14th, 2014
It’s Monday, July 14, 2014, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!
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Age Range: 6-12 (Grades 1-6, with parental supervision)
This ad-supported and user-friendly website offers free, interactive math drill-and-practice activities to help students in grades 1-6 improve their math skills.
When you get to the site simply click on a grade level and begin practicing math strands that include:
Once you select a grade level, choose the math strand you want to practice. A new page opens with the equation displayed. Type in the answer and if your answer is correct, you move on to the next equation. If it’s incorrect, the correct answer is provided and then you can try again with a new equation. Younger children and non-readers will need adult supervision and assistance. You’ll find Times Tables practice (from 1-10), and Math Tests on the menu as well. |