# Fun Math Games in Many Languages!

October 30th, 2017

It’s Monday, October 30, 2017, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

Mothmatic

Age Range: 6-18 (Grades 1-12, with parental supervision)

This website offers colorful, animated, interactive math games to help students practice basic math equations in a multiple choice format – and in a variety of languages including German, Spanish, Chinese, Italian, Polish and more.

When you get to the site you’ll see a menu of math strands (displayed in English) that include:

• Subtraction
• Multiplication
• Division
• Fractions

Click on any one and a new page opens where the game begins. Randomly generated equations are displayed on the screen and the player selects the correct answer. If the player guesses incorrectly a message appears saying, “Wrong. Try again.” If you guess correctly, you move on to the next equation until the game runs its course.

To play in an alternate language, use the horizontal menu at the bottom of the screen to make your selection.

# K-5 Math Lessons & Worksheets

September 18th, 2017

It’s Monday, September 18, 2017, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

K-5 Learning

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

K5 Learning is a company that sells a math and reading enrichment program. However, they offer a selection of free, engaging math interactives for grades K-5.

Some of the topics covered are:

• 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
• 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.

# Why Do I Have To Learn Math?

August 28th, 2017

It’s Monday, August 28, 2017, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

Motivate – maths enrichment for schools

Age Range: 11-18 (Grades 6-12, with parental supervision)

This archived site from the University of Cambridge presents downloadable multimedia explorations of how math relates to real life issues such as nutrition, disease, vaccinations, and the economics of health. The math topics covered include percentages, graphs, probability, equations, contingency tables, tree diagrams and much more!

When you get to the site you’ll see a description of what’s provided on the site. Click on the links under the title “Pack Topics” to get to the engaging math activities that answer questions such as:

• Is eating bacon sandwiches bad for you (or are the statistics misleading)?
• What are the odds that you test positive for something and the test is wrong?
• How do mathematical models make predictions about epidemics?

Explore these and other health-related questions from a mathematical perspective.

You can also do an in-depth study of “Babylonian Maths” that hone skills in number and place value, multiplication, division, inverses, shape, and symmetry.

If you still want more, click over to the “Cross-Curricular Resources” section to find correlations between mathematics and art, geography, history, music, science, sports and more. Some of the videos (VCs) in this section don’t work any more, but there are plenty of good suggested activities to stimulate learning over a wide variety of subjects.

# Online Biology Book

August 1st, 2017

It’s Tuesday, August 1, 2017, and time for Science at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

Online Biology Book

Age Range: 13-18 (Grades 8-12, with parental supervision)

This website provides a free biology textbook with illustrations online.

This is written by a university biology professor, but may be very useful for a motivated middle-schooler and would be an appropriate online text for a high-school-level, full-year biology course. As one of our readers put it, “It’s free, thorough, highly visually appealing, contains numerous references and links, and an online linked glossary of terms. Some chapters include a list of learning objectives and review questions.”

There isn’t much more to add except that when you get to the site, you’ll see the table of contents that covers subjects such as:

• Atoms and Molecules
• Chemistry
• Cells and Cell Division
• Thermodynamics
• Photosynthesis
• Genetics
• DNA
• Plants and Their Structure
• Flowering Plant Reproduction
• Animal Organ Systems
• The Circulatory System
• The Lymphatic System
• The Digestive System
• The Nervous System
• The Endocrine System
• The Reproductive System
• The Muscular/Skeletal System
• The Respiratory System
• Paleobiology
• Biological Diversity (Viruses, Bacteria, Protists, Fungi)
• – and much more!

Click on any one to read the chapter and feed your brain.

# Free Math Drill Worksheets!

July 31st, 2017

It’s Monday, July 31, 2017, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

Math-Drills.com

Age Range: 5-18 (Grades K-12, with parental supervision)

This ad-supported website offers 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 on the left to access worksheets on:

• Subtraction
• Multiplication
• Division
• Algebra
• Decimals
• Fractions
• Geometry
• Integers
• Measurement
• Money
• Powers of Ten
• and more!

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 open in your browser or download to your computer and print out the worksheet to use offline.

You’ll also find flash cards, holiday-themed math worksheets, games, and more!

# English Grammar Games & Much More!

July 5th, 2017

It’s Wednesday, July 5, 2017, and time for Language Arts at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

Age Range: 5-11 (Grades K-6, with parental supervision)

This website offers a variety of free, multi-media, interactive games to practice and learn English Language Arts including grammar, parts of speech, and sight words.

When you get to the site you’ll see a menu of six games that include:

• Panda Mayhem – Learn parts of speech and make silly sentences.
• Base Word Baseball – Challenge your knowledge of base words and suffix endings.
• Popcorn Words – Memorize the most common sight words.
• Syllable Split – Break words into syllables.
• Magic “e” Adventures – Find out what happens to a word when you add an “e” on the end. For example, “cap” becomes “cape”.
• My Reading Tools – Use the reading tools you learned in the previous games to find the treasure.

But that’s not all! Use the horizontal menu at the top of the page to find an array of free math games to practice addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. You’ll even find timed quizzes to do online or print out and do offline. There is a fun science game too, that will help you discover what happens when you mix oxygen and nitrogen.

Bookmark this site!