Math Place

Math Place  

a-pract-3rdAll students have access to the GOMath! portal on ThinkCentral (http://www-k6.thinkcentral.com). On this site, students can review what they learned in school that day, watch videos explaining important concepts, and more.  Click here (How to Log Onto GOMath for Parents) for details on how to log into ThinkCentral. If you need your child’s log-in information, please contact his or her teacher or Ms. Koatz at cjarrat@schools.nyc.gov .

The Khan Academy   http://www.khanacademy.org/math From basic arithmetic to advanced calculus and everything in between, The Khan Academy is filled with nearly 3,000 videos on a wide range of topics.

Investigation Math Games   http://investigations.terc.edu/families/doing_math/Games_index.cfm This site provides links to games and activities that are mathematically worthwhile, as well as interesting and engaging to students in the given grade bands.

Discovery Education – Videos on Math Basics
http://school.discoveryeducation.com/homeworkhelp/math/math_homework_help.html On this web site, the Discovery channel has put together kid-friendly videos that help explain math concepts to students.

Allmath  http://www.allmath.com There’s a flashcard section, several useful metric conversion tools, a math glossary and a multiplication table, among other offerings.

FunBrain Math Arcade   http://www.funbrain.com/brain/MathBrain/MathBrain.html  “Math Baseball” and “Math Car Racing” are only two of the 25 educational games you can play at FunBrain! The first time you go, click on “New to Math Arcade?”

Primary Math Games   http://www.primarygames.com/math.htm
From “Dress Up Math” to “Spending Spree” to “What Time is it”, this is a valuable site for practicing math skills through games.

Math Forum – Ask Dr. Math – Elementary School Level   http://mathforum.org/library/drmath/drmath.elem.html  Directions on how to solve problems in addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, place value, fractions, decimals, geometric shapes, square roots, units of measure, puzzles, and word problems are at this math mega site.

 Mathcats   http://www.mathcats.com  An impressive site with many interactive math activities.  Mathcats is billed as:  “A site for children that promotes open-ended and playful explorations of important math concepts…”  Try the magic chalkboard section for a daily math problem.  There’s also a section for “older cats” where parents (and teachers!) can get info on approaches to math teaching at home and a selection of activities.

Math is Fun   http://www.mathsisfun.com/index.htm  With topics ranging from data (charts, graphs, etc.) to money, algebra, measurement and more, Math is Fun is a great site for learning and practice.

Cool Math Games   http://www.coolmath-games.com  While not all the games on this site are of equal value, there are some (especially in the easier skills) that will be quite engaging for students.

How Time Works   http://www.howstuffworks.com/science-vs-myth/everyday-myths/time.htm Find out why there are sixty seconds in a minute and twenty-four hours in a day, learn what am and pm mean, and discover why telling time is so important.

Webmath – Homework Help   http://www.webmath.com  From number basics, to fractions and decimals, this site has it all.  It also offers math homework help.

If you come across a great math web site, please let Ms. Koatz (cjarrat@schools.nyc.gov) know so that she can add it to the list.  If you want to download a PDF with all the sites, click here: math-resources-on-web

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