# Free Math Lessons, Games, & Workbooks

May 15th, 2017

It’s Monday, May 15, 2017, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

NumberNut

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

This ad-supported website offers free lessons, games, and worksheets to learn arithmetic basics as well as some advanced math (for grades K-8) in a non-conventional format.

The relaxed style of presentation sprinkles humor throughout the explanations of math concepts. The use of the latest multi-media technology to illustrate the concepts through interactive games and activities really helps reinforce the learning.

When you get to the site you’ll see an icon menu. Before you explore it, scroll down the page and read the brief introduction designed to help you navigate the site. Then, from the icon menu simply pick a topic to get started, including:

• Shapes & Colors
• Counting Numbers
• Subtract Numbers
• Multiply Numbers
• Divide Numbers
• Operations/Order
• Dates & Times
• Fractions
• Decimals
• Percent Values
• Estimation & Rounding
• Ratios
• Money Math
• Factors
• Graphs & Grids
• Squares & Roots
• Units of Measure
• Scientific Notation
• Variables

Click on any one and a new page opens with a “lesson” – an explanation and illustration of the concept. In most cases you’ll find an online activity that students can do to reinforce the learning.

And – GET FREE ADDITION & SUBTRACTION WORKBOOKS!

Below the icon menu, you’ll see the words “Math Workbooks.” Click on it and a new page will open with free “Addition” Workbooks. (Look in the upper right corner of the page to find a link to the “Subtraction” workbooks.) The workbooks are in pdf format so you can save them to your computer and print them out to do offline.

This is a fabulous resource to enhance any study of mathematics! Bookmark it to return often.

# Math Goodies & WebQuests

March 23rd, 2015

It’s Monday, March 23, 2015, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

Math Goodies

Age Range: 9-14 (Grades 5-8, with parental supervision)

This ad-supported website features a smattering of free interactive math lessons, printable worksheets, games and more to help students in about grades 5-8 learn math. Gifted younger children and remedial older students may benefit from the resources provided as well.
The site was designed by a math teacher who also developed a complete math course that is available for sale on the site. However, you don’t have to purchase a thing to access the generous sampling of math lessons and materials.

When you get to the site you’ll see a brief introduction followed by some featured items and lots of advertisements. Look below the introduction for the menu that includes:

• Lessons – Learn how to determine the perimeter and area of polygons. Find out how to simplify, compare, order, and convert fractions. Explore decimals and percentages. Find out how to write algebraic expressions and equations and much more!
• Worksheets – Download math worksheets (pdf) that include an introduction to fractions, decimals, percent applications, probability theory, graphs, and symbolic logic.
• WebQuests – This terrific resource provides math inquiries and instructions that lead to online explorations to find information and solve problems. Choose from a short but meaty selection of quests to recommended websites and learn about exponents and scientific notation, integers and science, math and climate, math and sports, number theory, percentages in daily life, and even a “Pi Day” celebration.
• Games – An assortment of interactive math games. Not all of the games featured here are open for free play. The ones that were accessible included: Factor Tree Game, Integer Football, Percent Goodies, and Probability Goodies.
• Puzzles – Enjoy interactive math-themed crossword puzzles about circles, fractions, logic, percentages, polygons, and probability.
You’ll also find homework help, articles, forums and more.

# Multimedia Math Glossary for K-6

July 21st, 2014

It’s Monday, July 21, 2014, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

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:
• Grade K – See multimedia illustrations of math terms such as: above, below, add, bar graph, circle, equals, less, minus, same, triangle, under, etc.
• Grade 1 – See multimedia illustrations of math terms such as: addition sentence, between, centimeter, even numbers, fractions, greater than, hour hand, line of symmetry, minus, etc.
• Grade 2 – See multimedia illustrations of math terms such as: addend, congruent figures, divide, fact family, gram, perimeter, sphere, sum, etc.
• Grade 3 – See multimedia illustrations of math terms such as: acute angle, cube, decimal, Celsius, Fahrenheit, equilateral triangle, line segment, liter, numerator, obtuse triangle, etc.
• Grade 4 – See multimedia illustrations of math terms such as: analog clock, associative property of addition, cardinal number, gallon, kilogram, negative numbers, probability, etc.
• Grade 5 – See multimedia illustrations of math terms such as: absolute value, commutative property of multiplication, denominator, exponent, hypotenuse, inverse operation, pi, ray, scientific notation, etc.
• Grade 6 – See multimedia illustrations of math terms such as: algebraic expression, coordinate plane, Fibonacci Sequence, Golden Ratio, Pythagorean Theorem, rhombus, square root, theoretical probability, x-axis, y-coordinate, etc.

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.

# Algebra, Geometry, Trig, & Calculus for Morons

November 4th, 2013

Hi!  It’s Monday, November 4, 2013 and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

ThinkQuest: Math for Morons Like Us

Age Range: 10-17 (about Middle/High School)

The title of this site, “Math for Morons Like Us,” is intended to get your attention and resonate with how you may feel about math, and not meant as an insult. It has been designed to help clarify some of those math concepts that cause confusion when it comes to pre-algebra, algebra, algebra II, geometry, trigonometry, and pre-calculus. It is assumed that you know some of the basic concepts, and that you want to reinforce or review them.

You’ll find free tutorials, sample problems, and quizzes along with interactive resources to help you learn:

*Pre-Algebra – Includes: Basic Equations, Basic Graphing, and Fractions

*Algebra – Includes: Exponents, Single and Multiple Variable Equations, Word Problems, Factoring, Fractions, Ratios, Graphing on Number Lines and on the Coordinate Plane, Square Roots, and Scientific Notation.

*Geometry – Includes: Parallel Lines, Congruent Triangles and Right Triangles, Isosceles and Equilateral Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Parallelograms, Similar Polygons, Circles, Coordinate Geometry, Area and Volume of Solids, and some “Computer Fun.”

*Algebra II – Solving Equations and Inequalities, Graphs and Functions, Polynomials and Factoring, Fractional Expressions, Powers and Roots, Complex Numbers, Quadratic Equations and Functions, Coordinate Geometry, Exponential and Logarithmic Functions, Probability, Matrices, Trigonometry, Equations and Triangles, and more.

*Pre-Calc/Calculus – Includes: Pre-Calculus concepts and Calculus I concepts.

The site also provides a “Formula Database” that contains commonly used formulas and equations. Plus you can take quizzes to test your knowledge of various concepts. They also offer a nice selection of links to terrific math sites on the Net.

# Free Math Lessons, Games, & Workbooks!

May 13th, 2013

Hi! It’s Monday, May 13, 2013 and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

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

This ad-supported website offers free lessons, games, and worksheets to learn arithmetic basics as well as some advanced math (for grades K-8) in a non-conventional format. The relaxed style of presentation sprinkles humor throughout the explanations of math concepts. The use of the latest multi-media technology to illustrate the concepts through interactive games and activities really helps reinforce the learning.

When you get to the site you’ll see an icon menu. Before you explore it, scroll down the page and read the brief introduction designed to help you navigate the site. Then, from the icon menu simply pick a topic to get started, including:

• Shapes & Colors
• Counting Numbers
• Subtract Numbers
• Multiply Numbers
• Divide Numbers
• Operations/Order
• Dates & Times
• Fractions
• Decimals
• Percent Values
• Estimation & Rounding
• Ratios
• Money Math
• Factors
• Graphs & Grids
• Squares & Roots
• Units of Measure
• Scientific Notation
• Variables

Click on any one and a new page opens with a “lesson” – an explanation and illustration of the concept. In most cases you’ll find an online activity that students can do to reinforce the learning.

There is a huge selection of games, quizzes and activities that teach and reinforce math skills. If you’d like to skip the lessons and go right to the activities just click on these items on the menu:

*Play: Basic Activities – Find a complete archive of all of the activities (over 100!) for basic math concepts. Click on any one and a new page opens with complete instructions.

*Play: Advanced Activities – Find an index to over 50 activities for advanced math concepts. Click on any one for complete info and directions.

LAST BUT NOT LEAST – GET FREE ADDITION & SUBTRACTION WORKBOOKS!

Below the icon menu, you’ll see the words “Math Workbooks.” Click on it and a new page will open with free “Addition” Workbooks. (Look in the upper right corner of the page to find a link to the “Subtraction” workbooks.) The workbooks are in pdf format so you can save them to your computer and print them out to do offline.

This is a fabulous resource to enhance any study of mathematics! Bookmark it to return often.

# Free K-12 Math Videos & Games!

March 11th, 2013

Hi!  It’s Monday, March 11, 2013 and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

Math Pickle

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

This is one of the most innovative math sites I’ve seen. A Canadian mathematician/teacher developed this site to help classroom teachers address the multiple math skill levels of students through challenging and engaging activities and games that are demonstrated on videos. All of it can be tweaked for use in the homeschool environment.

When you get to the site, you’ll see a menu and some of the featured videos. The videos are designed for teachers to view in preparation for teaching a classroom lesson. Look for the Grade Range Menu and click on the grade levels of interest to you that include:

*K-2 – Enjoy math activities based on literature, games that teach patterns, matching games, skip counting, addition, symmetry, Fibonnaci numbers, and more.

*3-4 – Play dot-to-dot measuring puzzles, learn subtraction, discover graphs, find out about area and perimeter in the most weird and wonderful ways.

*5-6 – Practice division, do some problem solving, learn origami, discover prime numbers, practice factoring, and more.

*7-9 – Enjoy a game of “Integral Fission,” practice subtracting fractions, engage in cipher breaking, strategize, practice squaring and cubing, do puzzles to learn about bases, exponents and polygons, memorize the formula for the area of a cone, find out what Archimedes knows about the area and volume of a sphere.

*10-12 – Play games and solve puzzles that teach algebra, scientific notation, Pythagoras’ theorem, physics, trigonometry, and learn a little calculus through song.

Click on any topic and a new page opens where you can watch a demonstration video. Many of the activities also come with free downloadable worksheets and solutions as well.

You will also find curricula and puzzle books for sale on this site, but you don’t have to purchase a thing to access the incredible range of free math activity videos. Bookmark this site to return often.