It’s Monday, January 14, 2013 and time for Math at ClickSchooling
Age Range: 5-17 (approximately, non-readers will need assistance)
This ad-supported website, created by David Hellam (a teacher and prolific math game inventor), provides a free, vast archive of interactive math puzzles and games for a variety of math strands from counting to algebra and beyond. The engaging and entertaining games provide opportunities to practice, reinforce, and self-test math skills.
When you get to the site you’ll see a brief introduction followed by an advertisement panel. Below the ad is the beginning of the content menu for the site. Don’t let the simplicity fool you. Fun, multi-media math activities await! Simply explore the menu that includes:
*Popular Math Games Online – Enjoy some of the math games that people prefer such as: Flash Algebra, an Interactive 100 Square Chart, and Tessellations. Don’t miss “Mathematical Matches” that pair all kinds of math strands with that childhood favorite game of “Concentration.”
*Number Puzzles – Simple addition, speed arithmetic, times tables, fractions, percentages and decimals have been morphed into fun puzzles, mazes and brain twisters that turn math drills into thrills.
*Interactive Algebra Online – Enjoy some math magic with “Think of a Number.” Evaluate expressions with substitutions, work with sequences, solve for “x” and see if you can operate the “Function Machine.”
*Measurement, Shape and Space: Interactive Geometry – Enjoy mathematical challenges from simple “Shape Sorters” to “Angle Estimators.” Calculate the projectile of a cannonball or the areas of triangles!
*Fun with Handling Data – Explore numbers and probability with virtual bar charts, dice, marbles, and more.
*Puzzles, Maths Investigations, Trivia – Play Math Hangman, make your own Bingo cards, try your hand at “mind-reading,” draw curves using straight lines, play retro computer games, and enjoy Flash fractals.
This terrific assortment of math interactives will supplement any student’s interest in math or math curriculum. Bookmark it to return often.