**Math**

**Gizmos**(gr 3 - 12) has hundreds of math and science interactive simulations that allow students to graph, measure, compare and make predictions.

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**Choreo Graph**(iPad app free ) arts-meets-math creation tool engaging (and silly), and coordinating lessons support learning.

**WeUseMath.org**: Answers the age-old question: How will I ever use (fill in the blank with a math skill) in everyday life?

**Angles in Art Lesson**includes downloads

**Galileo**website is a starting place for teaching with

**inquiry**. The website has

**articles**and

**resources**to learn about inquiry-based education, as well as plenty of research. Start on the home page and then check out the full set of

**classroom lessons**and

**examples**. The site offers plans for specific high school, middle school, and primary school

**math investigations**. You can also download the

**and read about what inquiry means, learn how to construct**

*Focus on Inquiry eBook***essential questions**, and much more.Click Here to Visit Website

**Expii Solve**is a series of more than fifty sets of mathematics word problems. Within each set there are five problems aligned to a theme.

**Curriculum and Lessons**

**Develop a Core of Math Problems**Opus is a

*free*math problem bank that aims to help middle school mathematics teachers build math assignments aligned to the Common Core standards. To find problems on Opus, search by entering a topic and selecting a grade. You can also find problems by clicking the “browse the Core directly” link on the Opus home page. Either way, when you find a problem, you can save it to your

*free*Opus account where you can then generate a Word doc or Google Document of all of your saved problems. You can also create an answer sheet in your Opus account.

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Click Here to Search Common Core Problem Bank

**CK-12 Real World Math Applications**

**themint.org**offers interactive economic challenges for students in grades 6–12. Dozens of real-life activities deal with spending, saving and borrowing. The Ideas for Teachers section contains activities to illustrate sound money-management concepts. The Parents section provides tips for mentoring and nurturing children, to help them grow in ﬁnancial respon-sibility. Some of these tips lay very simple groundwork and can be used before children start elementary school. A glossary of economics terms—from allowance to withdrawal—presents clear, concise explanations. The Northwestern Mutual Foundation partnered with the National Council on Economic Education (NCEE) in the development of the site.Web: http://www.themint.org/try-it/

**TeachEngineering**developed a

__curricular unit__that engages students in a pyramid-building experience that parallels the modern-day engineering design and construction process. You might use that as a basis for creating an engaging, hands-on unit while building in the cultural content.

**MathScienceMusic.org** is a free web-based toolkit for teachers, bringing together the best resources in math, science and music. Designed for students, kindergarten through college.

**Real Life Math**( gr. 6 - 8) Make the math connection with four interactive online learning adventures for middle school classrooms. Students will enjoy these brain-boosting explorations that use digital media in innovative and creative ways. Virtual environments, simulations, videos and interactive math activities challenge and motivate students to actively engage in learning.

**Amaziograph**iPad app for ways to integrate math and art through symmetry.

**Math Is AweSum!**

**Grades PreK-13+ | Collection**

Use this jam-packed, NEW collection of videos, lesson plans, and interactive games to help your students engage with curriculum and tap into the true power of numbers.

**Function Carnival**Students watch a video and graph the motion they observe

**Math at the Core: Middle School**

**Grades 5-8 | Collection**

Fractions, statistics, and ratios - oh my! Find math-focused media aligned with the CCSS in this fantastic collection for middle school

**Graphing Calculator by Mathlab**- See this graphing scientific calculator's computations visually.

**Alabama Public Television’s ProportionLand**invites middle school students to reason their way through eight interactive attractions in a virtual amusement park. As students hop on and enjoy the rides, they must explore and apply proportional reasoning skills to solve a variety of science-based, real-world problems. The interactive experiences get students into the “5E” learning cycle: Engage, Explore, Explain, Extend and Evaluate. Each area of the amusement park includes lesson plans, student resources, video clips and online assessment.Web: http://www.aptv.org/aptplus/flashlibrary/

**Design Mathematics Models With MathDisk’s Math Builder tool**, you can design mathematics models that your students can use online. You can also download the models and worksheets to use offline if you install the MiBook software on your desktop or on your Android or iOS device. If you don’t have time to create new materials, the MathDisk gallery has pages of models and worksheets from which you can choose. Everything in the gallery, like everything you create through MathDisk, can be downloaded and/or embedded into your website or blog.

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**Sector 33**- Want to show your students real world math? They can become air traffic controllers and solve math problems with this game from NASA.

**Mathalicious**Teach math using real-world topics, like baseball games, slices of pizza, and popular songs. All exercises are mapped to Common Core State Standards.

**Real Wold Math PBL**- Small selection of projects based on math skills.

**The National Library of Virtual Manipulatives**- alas, does NOT work on Chromebooks... yet. I am hopeful, as this is an awesome resource.

**ART IN STEM:**Teacher Vision allows students to enjoy participating in math class using art activities. You’ll find lessons here for encouraging measuring, geometry and much more!

**Mathematical Circles**are a form of education enrichment and outreach that bring mathematicians and mathematical scientists into direct contact with precollege students. These students, and sometimes their teachers, meet with mathematical professionals in an informal setting, after school or on weekends, to work on interesting problems or topics in mathematics. which to do so. To find a Math Circle near you, visit the website of the

**National Association of Math Circles**(NAMC). The website also provides a

**tutorial**that will assist you in the process of learning how to contribute to the

**National Association of Math Circles Wiki**. You’ll also find a

**listing**of

**Math Circle**

**activities**,

**problem sets**and

**lesson plans**.

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Click Here to Find a Math Circle Near You

**Improving Math Performance with Inside Math (videos and lessons)**- The Noyce Foundation created Inside Mathematics to help educators transform their math practices and to help students better understand the meaning behind the math.

**MathSite**– interactive journey in math. The exhibits found at MathSite are intended for people of all ages who are interested in or are curious about mathematics. No specialized mathematical knowledge or special expertise is assumed.

**Emergent Math**– Looking for ideas that just might spark a PBL math idea? Emergent Math is dedicated to brainstorming interesting and dynamic math problems and projects. As stated in the blog, “interesting math problem/project can come in the form of a picture, a video, a tweet, something your child says, etc”. The posts generate ideas on how these concepts just might fit in the classroom and/or provide some driving/guiding questions. The best place to begin your exploration is at the first page of the blog and read the index.

**Exploring Space Through Math**– promotes inquiry through real world applications. Students assume the role of NASA scientists, engineers and researchers who work in teams to accomplish tasks. The projects cover the scope of Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, and Precalculus.

**Annenberg Learner Math Lessons**– uses media and telecommunications to advance excellent teaching in American schools. This mandate is carried out chiefly by the funding and broad distribution of educational video programs with coordinated Web and print materials for the professional development of K-12 teachers. While at the site… take a look at the interactives.

**Figure This**– the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, in cooperation with the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Widmeyer Communications, and the Learning First Alliance. Its mission is to challenge middle school mathematics. While it was created to allow for family interaction, it is also figures into the Math PBL classroom. The site allows students to have the opportunity to face some every day real life math challenges.

**Teacher Vision Art and Math**–Students will enjoy participating in math class with our art activities for teachers of any grade level, from elementary to high school.

**Mathematical Moments**– Authenticity is important in Math PBL. It seems that Math educators are always looking for ways they can show how math is used in the world around us. It contains free printable posters that are 8.5″ x 11″ PDF documents.

**MIT Blossoms**– All of the lessons in the MIT Blossoms library have been contributed by BLOSSOMS partners from around the world. There is a watch the Teacher’s Guide Video Segment included with each lesson to learn more about it. The final segment of each BLOSSOMS video lesson is a one-on-one conversation between the teacher and the “virtual teacher.”

**Get The Math**– is about algebra in the real world. See how professionals use math in music, fashion, video games, restaurants, basketball, and special effects. Then take on interactive challenges related to those careers.

**Mathalicious**– While this is a paid site you will find several free projects on the homepage. Perhaps you will find that the paid lessons are really well worth it! This site does demonstrate that math is about more than just numbers and equations. Students find that math is a tool to explore the world around us. Mathalicious provides teachers with lessons that help them teach math in a way that engages their students– Lessons are aligned to Common Core Standards and explore real life questions.

**Masterpieces to Math**– A wonderful article that focuses on how to incorporate art in math. Learn how to use Art to teach fractions, decimals, and percent equivalents.

**How to Smile**– Discover this group of science museums dedicated to bringing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) out of the academic cloister and into the wider world. Find new ways to teach kids about math and science. Discover activities that meet you where you live, whether your “classroom” is an active volcano, the shark tank at the local aquarium, or your own kitchen table. SMILE is collecting the best educational materials on the web and creating learning activities, tools, and services

**CIESE Online**– CIESE (Center for Innovation and Science Education) sponsors and designs interdisciplinary projects that teachers throughout the world can use to enhance their curriculum through compelling use of the Internet. Each project has a brief description and links to the National Science Standards and NCTM math standards it supports

**Interactivate- Common Core Aligned Lessons**- Interactivate (part of Shodor.org) includes activities (online practice) and lessons (a series of well-defined and understandable chunks that do seem to be a complete lesson). Activities and lessons are based upon Common Core, other state standards and NCTM as well.

**Learn Zillion - Common Core Aligned Lessons**has a growing compilation of Common Core aligned lesson plans and other resources. It appears the lessons start in volume at 3rd grade and up.

**Opus Math Problem Bank**- Teachers can search by grade level and subject area, and Opus will produce a series of problem, with the associated Common Core standard.

**Eureka Math - Common Core Math Maps**- Eureka Math provides a complete map curriculum for grades PK to 12, including lessons, videos and scaffolding. Created for the teachers in New York, these comprehensive math plans are aligned to the Common Core and can supplement whatever math curriculum your school has currently adopted.

**Math Matter Geometry**- Selection of 10 Geometry projects developed in Indiana and hosted by Indiana University.

**Math Matter Algebra 1 -**Selection of about 20 Algebra 1 Projects from Math Matters at Indiana University designed for middle school.

**Math Matters Algebra 2**- Selection of over 20 Algebra 2 Projects from Math Matters at Indiana University designed for high school.