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Free Resources to Teach Math

October 13th, 2014

 

It’s Monday, October 13, 2014, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

 

Recommended Website:

 

HelpingWithMath.com

 

Age Range: 5-14 (Grades K-8, with parental supervision)

 

This ad supported website was designed by educators and technologists to help parents help their children improve in math. It provides free access to a variety of math resources, games, and tools including:
  • Math Worksheets – Includes addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, percentages, decimals, geometry, algebra, numbers (rounding, comparing, skip counting, place value, integers, multiples and factors)
  • Multiplication Tables & Charts – For 1x through 12x
  • Flash Cards – For addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
  • Number Lines & Fraction Lines – Segmented at different intervals and includes negatives as well
  • Math Games – Drag-n-drop games that cover basic math facts and equivalent fractions
  • Math Puzzles – Includes multiplication crosswords, squares, and number jumbles
  • Addition & Subtraction Facts – With trick-based solutions to help with memorization

All of these resources are free and formatted for quick download and easy printing. You can sort by subject and grade level as well.

Free Printable Math Worksheets & More!

October 6th, 2014

 

It’s Monday, October 6, 2014, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

 

Recommended Website:

 

KidZone Math

 

Age Range: 4-11 (Grades K-5, with parental supervision)

 

KidZone is part of the DLTK family of ad-supported, educational websites. This review focuses on the Mathematics portion of the site, where there are plenty of free math worksheets and activities to print and do.
When you get to the site you’ll find: 
*Math Games – “on-line timed Basic Facts”, the brain teaser and mathematical magic tricks.
*Free Printable Worksheets – You can select your desired grade level, theme (farm, jungle, ocean, holidays, and more), and activity type including:
  • Addition
  • Subtraction
  • Multiplication
  • Division
  • Geometry
  • Word Problems

Many of the worksheets are different every time they load, for virtually unlimited practice sets.

*Other Links – These lead to sections of DLTK sister sites with supplementary fun coloring pages and activities to reinforce counting, number recognition, and other early math concepts.
When you are finished, be sure to explore the other areas of this site for printable worksheets relating to Language Arts, Science, Geography, and more.

Fun Games for Learning Music

September 27th, 2014

 

It’s Saturday, September 27, 2014, and time for Music at ClickSchooling!

 

Recommended Website:

 

Music Teacher’s Games

 

Age Range: 8-18 (Grades 3-12, with parental supervision)

 

This ad supported website will have your young virtuosos practicing their studies of music with smiles on their faces.
Through the use of simple to play games, students will sharpen their musical skills.

When arriving at the website, use the top navigation bar to select the area of study you wish to practice:

  • Music Symbols
  • Guitar
  • Lines and Spaces
  • Piano Keys
  • Rhythm
  • Ear Training

The interactive games include:

  • Orphanage One – learn the basics values of notes
  • Note Values and Time Signatures
  • Guitar One and Guitar Two – using an interactive guitar fretboard, learn to locate notes
  • Note Challenge – learn the notes of the bass and treble clef
  • Treble Clef Lines & Spaces and Bass Clef Lines & Spaces
  • Advanced Treble Clef Lines & Spaces and Advanced Bass Lines & Spaces
  • Treble Clef Piano Keys and Bass Clef Piano Keys – uses an interactive piano keyboard to learn and practice the note name
  • Rhythms Game One – learn the basics of counting music
  • Intervals One and Intervals 2 – learn basic interval ear training
  • Tests – take interactive tests on Note Values, Musical Terms, Dynamic Marks, and Basic Rudiments

All games include instructions and, although not necessary to play the games, you may register for free to keep track of your scores.

If you are looking for a fun, uncomplicated way for your children to reinforce their music studies, you will want to visit this website.

K-5 Math Lessons & Worksheets

September 15th, 2014

 

It’s Monday, September 15, 2014, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

 

Recommended Website:

 

K5 Learning

 

Age Range: 5-11 (Grades K-5, with parental supervision)

 

K5 Learning is a company that sells a math and reading enrichment program. They offer a selection of free, engaging math interactives for grades K-5 that cover:
  • Numbers and Operations
  • Measurement
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Data Analysis

When you get to the site, just click on any one and a new screen opens where you can try the colorful, multi-media lesson and practice session.
You’ll also notice that the site offers free samples of their reading programs for grades K-5 too that include phonemic awareness, phonics, sight words, reading comprehension, and vocabulary.

But wait, there’s more! This site also offers free, printable math worksheets for grades 1-6 that include:
  • Place Value
  • Addition
  • Subtraction
  • Telling Time
  • Counting Money
  • Measurement
  • Multiplication
  • Roman Numerals
  • Division
  • Fractions
  • Decimals
  • Factoring
  • Exponents
  • Proportions
  • Percents
  • Circles
  • Integers

Of course, the idea in offering these free resources is to entice you to take advantage of their free 14-day trial of the program and ultimately, purchase their program. However, no purchase is necessary to try the programs and print out the worksheets.

Learn to Read Music

September 6th, 2014

 

It’s Saturday, September 6, 2014, and time for Music at ClickSchooling!

 

Recommended Website:

 

Introduction to Reading Music

 

Age Range: 8-18 (Grades 3-12, with parental supervision)

 

Free lessons in music theory! At this site you can learn the basics of how to read music in an online tutorial. When you get to the site, simply click on the topic button and follow the course that introduces information about clefs, time signatures, notes, rests, counting, symbols, and notations for shaping music. When you are through exploring music theory, click on the button at the bottom of the page that says, “Return to Education Section.” You will discover a menu with links to pages at the site where you can:
  • Learn and hear about different instruments (great for young children!)
  • Learn about different musical genres
  • Learn what happened on This Day in Musical History

This site has information that will appeal to the whole family.

Free Online Math Games for K-8

August 25th, 2014

 

It’s Monday, August 25, 2014, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

 

Recommended Website:

 

Johnnie’s Math Page

 

Age Range: 5-13 (Grades K-8, with parental supervision)

 

This website offers all kinds of interactive math games, tools, and activities. When you get to the site just click on a math strand on the menu that includes:
  • NUMBER – Includes Counting, Base 10, Odd/Even, 100’s Chart, Place Value, Adding, Integers, Number Line, Venn Numbers, Decimals, Factoring, and more.
  • GEOMETRY – Play with Pattern Blocks, Tangrams, GeoBoard, Symmetry, Shapes, Triangles, Angle Measurement, Polyhedra, Cartesian Grid, and more.
  • FRACTIONS – Explore Circle Fractions, Area Fractions, Like Fractions, Compare Fractions, Fractions Percents, Fraction Tiles, and more.
  • MULTIPLICATION – Use Flash Cards and Tiles to learn the facts, play fun games for practice, and more.
  • MEASUREMENT – Learn to tell time, weigh, and measure; use Standard Rule and Metric Rule; learn about liquid measurement, proportion and more.
  • STATISTICS – Make graphs and charts, and learn about the Mean Median.
  • PROBABILITY – Use spinners and dice to understand chance and probability.
  • FUN – Play challenging math games and logic puzzles from an interactive abacus to Hanoi Towers and more.

This is a great site to use for practicing math skills.

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