Monthly Archives: March 2010

You could get lost here for days!!!

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You really could get lost on this site for days!  I don’t think I’ve ever seen more links on one page ever.  The picture to the left is just a small portion from the top of their page. Most are for resources that woud be good for use on an interactive board. They’ve got Smart downloads, math links, science, social studies, language arts, music and most are links to other sites with multiple links. Start at this page for a resource and use it for getting you to another resource that will fit your subject.  Just remember to leave a trail of bread crumbs or we may not see you for a while.

Math Interactives

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Math Interactives is another good resource for teachers of upper elementary when planning a math unit.  It’s a site that has an interactive activity, a video, and printables for each topic listed.  Though most of the content is more suited for upper elementary I’m sure that even teachers of younger kids might be able to find a few things that could fit the level of their students.  I did find I had to read the directions for some of the activities because jumping right in the way I usually do caused me some confusion in a few of them!

Math Wire

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Math Wire is an online resource that I used when I was in a 2nd grade classroom 2 years ago and I still recommend it to teachers.  It’s a one stop shop when planning a new math unit. You’ll find links to online activities, game files to print, and many activities that integrate math into other subjects.  They change out the main page each month and also focus on special days and events that happen during that month.  What I like best is that it is also organized according to National Math Standards, making it easy to find something for your current focus.

Math Live

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Math Live is a web site that 3rd-6th grade teachers should look at whenever they are starting a new unit.  It’s packed with great TV like episodes in a cartoon format introducing many different math concepts. What’s great is that it introduces math concepts to show how math applies in everyday life.  Give it a look and see what you think!