## Fun Online Math Tutorials & InteractivesNovember 2nd, 2020
It’s Monday, November 2, 2020, and time for Math
(www.kidsolr.com/math/index.html)
Kids Online Resources, maintained by the Webb Family of Arcata, California, is We focused on the math pages today. Under “Math Resources”, there are 2 pages of links – click the red hand to move to the next page. The categories include: - Algebra
- Calculus, Geometry, Integrals, Statistics, Trigonometry
- Fractions, Decimals, Percentages
- Lesson Plans
- And more
At this site, you’ll find enough math activities and lessons to cover your curriculum for years to come. ## Narrated, Interactive Math TutorialsSeptember 28th, 2020
It’s Monday, September 28, 2020, and time for
(www.visualmathlearning.com/pre_algebra/lessons.html)
This archived website provides When you get to the site you’ll see that the lessons that are divided into two sections: - I. Pre-Algebra: Numbers and Arithmetic
- Natural Numbers
- Counting
- Number Bases
- Addition
- Subtraction
- Integers
- Multiplication
- Factors
- Division
- Fractions
- Fraction Arithmetic
- Inverses
- Equivalence
- Common Denominators
- Decimals
- II. Elementary Algebra
- Basics of Sets
- Relations
- Functions
- Equations
- Substitution
Click on any lesson and enjoy a tutorial that includes On the menu, you’ll also find interactive math “Exercises” and “Games” that will challenge students thinking skills and help them practice what they’ve learned from the lessons. ## Vedic Mathematics MagicApril 20th, 2020
It’s Monday, April 20, 2020, and time for
This commercial site provides information and What’s “Vedic Mathematics”? As explained at the website: “Vedic Mathematics is the name given to the ancient system of Indian Mathematics which was rediscovered from the Vedas between 1911 and 1918 by Sri Bharati Krsna Tirthaji (1884-1960). According to his research, all of mathematics is based on sixteen Sutras, or word-formulae… These formulae describe the way the mind naturally works and are therefore a great help in directing the student to the appropriate method of solution… The simplicity of Vedic Mathematics means that calculations can be carried out mentally (though the methods can also be written down).” Words really don’t begin to describe this innovative way to solve math problems and - Multiplication
- Subtracting Fractions
- Finding Square Roots
- Division
- and more!
Read the instructions and apply the Vedic method to find the solutions to an array of sample problems. Your kids will enjoy experimenting! For those who have never heard of or tried this method before, it will really set your mind to thinking about math differently. If your kids struggle with mathematics the Vedic system Just FYI, YouTube carries some free Vedic math tutorials. Just go to YouTube.com and enter “Vedic math tutorials” in the search engine. A menu of free instructional videos on the Vedic system pops up that you can explore on your own. We have not reviewed the YouTube presentations on Vedic math, so parents AS ALWAYS should preview the material and supervise use. ## Free Coding Courses!March 2nd, 2020
It’s Monday, March 2, 2020, and time for
When you get to the site, choose from the following grade levels: - Grades K-5
- Grades 6-12
- Beyond K-12
You can learn to make your own game, app, or computer drawing, build real working apps, games and websites using blocks, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, and more. You can create an account to be able to save your progress, but it is not necessary. There are also “Hour of Code” tutorials if you don’t have time for a full course. |