# Free Resources to Teach Math

December 11th, 2017

It’s Monday, December 11, 2017, 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. Under Printables you can find topics including:

• Worksheets – Includes addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, percentages, decimals, geometry, algebra, numbers (rounding, comparing, skip counting, place value, integers, multiples and factors) or choose topics by grade
• Multiplication Tables – Up through 10 or up through 12
• Number Lines – Segmented at different intervals and includes negatives as well

Under Interactives you’ll find:

• Games – Drag-n-drop games that cover basic math facts and equivalent fractions
• Flash Cards – For addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
• Lessons – Includes fractions, percent and division
• Quizzes – Including addition, rounding, fractions and the number system

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

# Thanksgiving Math Worksheets & More

November 20th, 2017

It’s Monday, November 20, 2017, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

Elasmosaur Mathematics

Age Range: All (All grades; children with parental supervision)

This website provides worksheet generators for teachers and home educators alike – and you can print out Thanksgiving-themed worksheets for free.

When you get to the site, you’ll see a menu of addition, subtraction, and multiplication worksheets. Click on the one you want and a new page opens with the printable worksheet complete with a colorful Thanksgiving graphic image that adds a festive element to dry practice pages.

Tip: Print out the worksheets on 3-hole punched paper, put them in a binder, and bring them along in the car. It will give the kids something to do while you’re running errands.

# Lots of Math Games!

November 13th, 2017

It’s Monday, November 13, 2017, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

MathPup Games

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

Here are over 100 math games to play on tablets, phones and PC’s.

When you get to the site, you can choose math games by grade level or math skill or click on any one of over 100 games with topics covering:

• Absolute Value
• Comparison
• Decimals
• Division
• Fractions
• Integers
• Multiplication
• Money
• Prime Numbers
• Rounding
• Time
• Subtraction
• And many more!

This is an engaging site that teaches, informs, and entertains while it helps students hone their math skills.

# 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.