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Math Interactive Resources
  • 4 Dice: Fraction Games - A great iOS app for learning how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions. This game meets Common Core Standards and has blue tooth capabilities to allow for two players across multiple devices.
  • 5 Dice: Order of Operations Game - A neat iOS app for practicing "order of operations" where the answer is giving and students need to figure out the equation. Some nice features include the email feature for teachers to track students ability as well as a nice interactive whiteboard to help figure out the problem.
  • Best MATH Websites - The Best Math Websites For English Language Learners — 2007, The Best Science & Math Sites — 2008, The Best Science & Math Sites — 2009
  • ABCYA - A wonderful site/apps for educational games.
  • AplusMath - A nice site for math games, worksheets and flashcards.
  • Axiom - A fun iOS app where students tilt the mobile device to guide their ship to collection different numbers and operations to solve math problems.
  • BrainNook - A great site for math games/apps with "differentiated instruction".
  • Bubbabrain - A excellent site with 1000s of educational games where teachers can create their own games.
  • BuzzMath Middle School - A fantastic iPad app for Middle School students wanting to learn and practice their math skills. Some nice features is when a student gets an answer wrong BuzzMath shows them the correct answer and how to solve it. Also, supports "differentiated instruction" as well as a website with a teacher portal for managing and tracking students.
  • Clever Island - A nice site with lots of educational math games that cover areas such as: counting, classification, ordering, etc.
  • Cookie - A great site with lots of educational games for Elementary schools.
  • Cricket Web - variety of games and resources for all level, from England
  • DimensionU - One of my favorite sites/program for K-12 for developing math skills in all areas. This site uses cutting edge technology to reinforce math skills in 3D games in safe competitive environments.
  • Dinosaur Train Classic in the Jurassic, Jr - A fun iPad game based on the popular PBS tv show that has kids playing 3 math based games on counting, sorting, and a balance, to help the dinosaurs complete their adventure.
  • Doceri is a scalable suite of products that allows a teacher or presenter to control a computer's desktop, to control audiovisual technology, and to annotate over a screen. Great for screen recording.
  • DragonBox - A excellent multi-platform site for teaching students algebra in a fun and unique way by starting out using pictures instead of numbers.
  • Educreations - is a screencasting site where you can record and share lessons, contains basic whiteboard tools and you can create and join classes. This site has a freemium and premium upgrades.
  • Funbrain - One of the most popular educational gaming sites on the web.
  • Fuel the Brain - A nice site with lot of different educational math games to choose from.
  • Funschool - A cool site with lots of math games.
  • Function Machine - Algebraic thinking with a function machine. What's the rule? Enter your own values or let the computer decide for you.
  • GazziliMath - A wonderful addicting iOS app that my 6 yr old son loves!!! This is a great app for the younger kids learning to add, count, subtract, and more. Also, has a high replay value as kids need to complete levels to unlock more and more features.
  • Game Classroom - A nice site with lots of math games, worksheets, and homework help for students.
  • Grid Lines: Ordered Pair Game - Grid Lines is a very unique and challenging game which has students plot order pairs/points on a four-quadrant grid. This is great for upper El Ed and MS students and has blue tooth capability for multiplayer.
  • Gamequarium - One of the most robust sites around for math games and resources.
  • GridMaths- http://gridmaths.com/grid.html is a Grid Paper for your screen, with some really nice extras that make it ideal for exploring Math:type in any square, lines, boxes & ellipses, counting beans, questionnaire rods, worked problems, step thru edit history, save the trees.
  • Game Classroom - has interactive games as well as videos, additional websites for review and video links. http://www.gameclassroom.com/skills/6/math/geometry#geometry
  • Geoboard- This app helps to teach shapes, relationships, perimeter, area and more. Great for taking screenshots and annotating in an app like Explain Everything or Seesaw. (also works on a web browser)
  • Geogebra - Free mathematics software for learning and teaching. Provides for both graphical and algebraic input. Includes the program and worksheets for download, as well as screenshots.
  • Interactive Geoboards - http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_277_g_1_t_3.html
  • Hot Math - contains games and activities for the math classroom.
  • IXL - One of the most popular sites for math for grades K-8th as well as for learning algebra and geometry. Not only does this site have an educational portal for student tracking and reporting but tons of lessons to choose from as well.
  • Kidz Page - A nice site with lots of fun educational math games.
  • Learning Games for Kids - A great sites with lots of games for education.
  • Lure of the Labyrinth - A site designed for pre-algebra students to go on an amazing adventure to rescue their lost pet and avoid monsters. Not only does this app have a wide variety of lessons for MS students it also is aligned to state standards.
  • Mangahigh - A wonderful site for anime styled math games where students earn rewards/badges.
  • Marble Math - Is a great iOS app that has students playing the old fashioned marble tilt puzzle game solving basic math problems (addition, subtraction, etc.) plus decimals and fractions. A user can either tilt their iOS device to move the marble or use their finger to guide their marble to the desired spot. Not only is this game highly addictive it gets rather challenging in the upper levels.
  • Math Applets from LearningToday.com
  • Math A Tube - A great resource for math students/teachers for all areas of math. A person can not only find videos and worksheets, but explanations of all sorts of math concepts (ie, geometry, decimals, fractions, etc.).
  • Math Champ - A very innovative iOS app that turns a student's iPad into a "buzzer" to answer questions before their classmate. This does require a teacher to "host" the game as well as set up a class list. Math Chimp supplies all the Common Core Standard questions from a wide variety of math problems.
  • Math Chimp - A wonderful site for finding games, videos, and worksheets on a wide variety of math concepts.
  • Math Dojo - A fun iOS app for addition in the style of a fighting game. The paid version unlocks all the different operations/levels.
  • Math Game Time - A terrific site for grades K-7 with lots of educational games, worksheets, and videos.
  • Math Graphics 2.zip Math Graphics.zip - zip file w/ graphics
  • Math Minute Madness - A wonderful iOS app that focuses on basic math skills and has students trying to solve as many questions in a minute to earn stars so they can add animals to their virtual zoo.
  • Math Playground - A great site for finding math resources such as word problems, games, worksheets, flashcards,videos, manipulatives and more.
  • Mystery Math Town - This is one of my favorite and unique iOS apps for building math skills. Ideally, this adventure is for kids 6-12 and focuses on addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Students enter a town and try to unlock levels and characters by not only solving equations but finding the variables to solve the given equation as well. This game is highly addictive and has very high replay value.
  • Numbers League - A fantastic iPad app for students 5 on up that uses basic math skills to defeat a legion of evil superheroes. This interactive comic-style game focuses on Common Core Standards and can be used by students of all ages as it gets harder and Online Interactive Math Games and Activities
  • Number Pieces - is an app that simulates base ten blocks and lets students manipulate the pieces and annotate their screen. Students can take screenshots of their work and import the pictures into apps like Explain Everything or ShowMe.
  • Operation Math - This is a very fun iPad app that focuses on the basic skills of math while trying to stop an evil villain from stealing numbers by solving equations and blocking his escape route. OM is a great game for kids 5-12 with high replay value that takes them to lots of geographical locations.
  • Ordered Fractions - A fun iOS game that uses dice to roll random numbers and then have students put them in boxes to create fractions. Students then have to compare these fractions to put into ascending order.
  • Pipo Games - A nice site/program with lots of educational games for any curriculum, math included. A paid account unlocks all features and games.
  • Play Kid Games - A very nice site with lots of fun and engaging math games.
  • Prodigy - provides math games with varying problems and levels.
  • RoomRecess - A nice site for elementary students to learn basic math concept through educational games.
  • Sakura Quick Math - Is an ideal iOS app for grades 1st - 5th that focuses on all basic math skills. Not only does Sakura track students progress it allows for users to write the answer directly on the iOS screen.
  • Sheppard Software - A nice site with lots of fun math games in a wide variety of areas
  • Shodor - interactive activities for Algebra,calculus, geometry, trigonometry, etc.
  • ShowMe - Students can explain their thinking as they record their steps solving math problems. It’s a great way to “get in their head” and listen to student thinking. This is similar to Educreations,ScreenChomp (ipad), and Doceri.
  • Skip Math: Skip Counting Games - A fun iOS app similar to Doodle Jump where students jump from platform to platform to count by numbers (i.e., 2, 4, 6, 8, etc.). Another neat feature is the ability to take a picture of yourself and put it on the game character.
  • Sumdog - A great site with an educational portal for student tracking, to reinforce math skills while students play against others worldwide.
  • Sushi Monster - A nice iOS app for practicing addition and multiplication facts.
  • Tenmarks.com MATH PRACTICE AND LEARNING PROGRAM – FREE FOR TEACHERS TenMarks has launched a math practice and learning program for grades 1 - High School and as of today, it’s FREE for teachers to use in class or for their students to use at home. TenMarks approach gives students a variety of problems on each topic, and ability to use hints if they need a little nudge, and immediate video lessons for them to refresh and learn the topic – on the spot. The end result – students refresh what they know and learn what they don’t. Teachers choose their own curriculum (mapped to state standards), assign work to students, have it automatically graded immediately, review individual and class performance, and most importantly, take immediate action.
  • Tutpup - A great site educational math games has a focus on areas such as, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and more.
  • What2Learn - A excellent site with lots of math resources as well as the ability to create your own game.
  • YodelOh Math Mountain - A super-fun iOS app that focuses on the basic skills of Math such as, addition, multiplication, subtraction, and division. This game is a hoot and reminds me a lot of the Price is Right game where the mountain climber tries to reach the top of the mountain before time runs out.
  • Zondle - A innovative site with an educational portal that allows teachers to track, monitor, and create games for students.
  • Teacher's Domain - Become a math whiz with Teachers’ Domain resources, including video! This new and expanding collection of media resources from our public television partners explore main concepts in mathematics and correlate to educational standards. http://www.teachersdomain.org/collection/k12/math


Enjoy the games below. Also, you can click to play Number Chef.

**Catch the Fly**
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Mr. Frog needs you to give him the x, y coordinates for a fly so he can dine!
(Middle School and up)


**Number Cop**
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Pick numbers by their divisibility, and don't crash into any of them!
(Middle School and up)


**Algebra vs. the Cockroaches**
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It's you against the cockroaches crawling on your graph paper!
(High School and up)
**No-sound version - faster download**


**Factortris**
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Remember Tetris? Here it is with a new dimension!
(Middle School and up)
No-sound version - faster download


Algebra 1 EOC/Exam Review Math Smartboard Lessons

Algebra 1 Chapter ReviewDirect and Inverse VariationAlgebra 2 Chapter Review Distributive Properties DominoesAlgebra 3 Chapter Review Factoring Trinomials, a = 1Algebra 4 Chapter Review Factoring Trinomials, a > 1Algebra 5 Chapter Review TranslationsSolving Linear Equations Parent GraphSolving Inequalities Properties Word SortEOC Practice Game PropertiesTic-Tac-Toe GCF LessonQuick Equation Cubes Quick Inequality CubesRate of Change Solving Linear Equations JeopardyAlgebra Board Game- Substitution I got your Attention, now what?Language of Algebra Jeopardy Polynomial Operations- CubesSquare Puzzle- Multiply Polynomials Square Puzzle- 1 step InequalitiesWriting Equations of Lines- Point & SlopeSmartboard- Educator Resources

Helpful Websites for Calculus

Calculus Textbook site
Helpful site by the author of the Calculus book complete with practice tests http://college.hmco.com/mathematics/larson/calculus_analytic/8e/student_home.html
Calcchat
http://www.calcchat.com/ Chat Room Only $25 for 18 Months that covers the Calculus text book.
PreCalculus textbook site
Helpful site by the author of the PreCalculus text book complete with practice tests. http://college.hmco.com/mathematics/larson/precalculus_limits/1e/ace/ace1.html
Algebra II classzone
http://www.classzone.com/cz/books/algebra_2_2007_na/book_home.htm?state=TX
Geometry Textbook site
http://www.phschool.com/webcodes10/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.gotoWebCode&wcprefix=auk&wcsuffix=0099
Algebra I Classzone
http://www.classzone.com/cz/books/algebra_1_2007_na/book_home.htm?state=TX
Practice AP AB exams
Note: please do not take the 2008 test until after the FBISD practice day
http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/ap/calculus_ab/samp.html?calcab
Practice AP BC exams
Note: Please do not take the 2008 test until after the FBISD practice day
http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/ap/calculus_bc/samp.html?calcbc
Video on Particle motion for Calculus
http://funyoumentals.com/

Helpful Worksheets for Calculus

Flow chart for factoring

The flow chart on factoring will take you through a step by step factoring process to factor complicated expressions
Graph paper
Function (standard) graph paper with room for the problems and work
Polar Graph paper
Polar Graph paper with room for the problems and work
Trig function graph paper
Trig Functions Graph paper with room for the problems and work
Trig Memorize
This will give you a study sheet of the most important rules of trig to memorize
Trig Graphs
This is a handout that shows the parent function graph of the six trig functions
Trig Identities
This is a handout listing the major identities needed to memorize

Unit Circle

The unit circle from Trig
Solving triangles
Flow chart for Law of Cosines, Law of Sines, Ambiguous case and more
TAKS
Math test for TAKS EXIT (including charts, answer keys and 3 tests)
Algebra Review
An Algebra review from Dr. Larson with McDougal Littell publishers
The Ambiguous case
A helpful worksheet on analyzing the ambiguous case in Trigonometry
The Discriminant
A flowchart for using the discriminant of quadratics
The Real number system
A helpful worksheet to help classify numbers in the real number system
Area and Volume
Area and Volume formulas from Geometry from Dr. Larson (McDougal Littell)
Top 10 Theorems
Top 10 theorems of Calculus
Limits & Continuity
Important Theorems and Definitions concerning Limits and Continuity
Derivative laws
Important Theorems and Definitions involving derivatives
Integral laws
Basic Integral Laws
Series laws
Tests for Divergence and Convergence of series
Formula sheet for Calculus
Generously shared by Mrs. Stephenson at CHS
Linear Equations
All you wanted to know about lines but were afraid to ask.

Interactive Math Games


Math TEKS & Released Tests

Released Tests
Math TEKS
Science TEKS
9th grade
Algebra I
Integrated Physics and Chemistry
10th grade
Algebra II
Biology
11th grade (Exit)
Geometry
Chemistry
12th grade
Precalculus
Physics

Texas TAKS Released Tests turned into PowerPoint Files

Narrated Explanation of TAKS Problems

5 TAKS problems. Walks the students from start to finish through entire problem.

Microsoft Tips for Math/Science Teachers


Lessons and Tutoring Sites

  • Math Portal offers a large collection of math lesson plans, resources, and links to other web sites.
  • This site has lessons on basic algebra topics and techniques, study tips, calculator advice, worksheets, and more.
  • This recognized name in helpful supplementary resources has added online lessons to its print offerings. There are loads of math lessons, including many for algebra.
  • These lessons range from algebra to calculus and beyond, and are heavy on worked examples that illustrate the "basics".
  • This school has a lengthy list of algebra lessons. You can follow their lesson map, or else find what you want in their index.
  • EMR has lessons, examples, and short quizzes (complete with hints and solutions). They cover only a few topics, but the coverage is excellent, and extends from algebra to trigonometry and set theory.
  • FreeMathHelp has some lessons covering various topics from algebra to calculus, a worksheet generator, and a message board which offers free tutoring. Registration for the tutoring forum is required, but is free and fast. Questions are usually answered within a day. For math formatting advice, follow the links in the "Forum Help" pull-down menu at the top of every forum page.
  • Mr. Coffman's lectures cover a lot of material and include many worked examples. The notes center on algebra, but also include a little statistics (box-and-whisker plots, for example) and trigonometry. Each lesson is linked to the related Glencoe online learning resource.
  • You may have noticed that it's hard to write out math problems when all you have is your e-mailer to work with. Because of this, math people have developed commonly accepted ways of formatting math for the purposes of e-mail and newsgroups, some of which has been adopted into (or from) the syntax used by graphing calculators. Karl's Notes are an excellent overview of this formatting.
  • If you're tired of doing searches trying to find algebra videos, you can now start with an extensive listing in one place. Salman Khan has loads of videos teaching algebra and other topics.
  • Don Sevcik has created an extensive set of online step-by-step solvers. If you find it helpful to see the steps, so you can learn how to do the rest of the exercises for yourself, these javascript solvers might be just the thing. (No installation or plug-ins required.)
  • Once you've registered (membership is free), log in to this tutoring site. Then pick the category that most closely matches what you are studying and submit your question. It will be assigned to a qualified tutor. Questions are answered by pre-qualified tutors, usually within a day or two. Valid e-mail address required.
  • If you'd like extra practice or instruction on pre-algebra or early-algebra topics, Maths Is Fun is a great resource. The site also has worksheets, a tutoring forum, puzzles, and teaching games.
  • Mathguide.com/lessons The lessons below can be used to assist both teachers and students. Teachers can gather ideas how to deliver various skills. Students can learn new lessons to avoid taking low level courses or review known skills to prepare for tests. There are three sections: lessons (algebra, geometry, and advanced algebra), quizmasters, and worksheet generators.
  • Online Math Notes: Paul Dawkins of Lamar University has compiled some very nice lessons, reviews, and cheat-sheets for his college students, and has made his materials available to the rest of us, too. His site covers algebra through differential equations. The lessons are very thorough, with lots of worked examples, sensible advice regarding common mistakes, and helpful previews of what to expect in later courses.
  • Precalculus Notes: Professor Kuniyuki's advanced algebra notes are keyed to a particular textbook, but, being listed by topic, anybody can use them. His lessons are in PDF form and tend to be somewhat technical (textbook-ish), but the advice and warnings they contain are very good.
  • algebra lessons: Professor Symancyk has written some great lessons, which include illustrations and worked examples. Pick your topic from his menu. (Note: His e-mail is for his Maryland [USA] students only.)
  • The Oswego City School District provides many lessons covering different topics for many grade-levels. Of interest to the algebra student are the lessons designed for the Regents Prep exam, many of which contain instructions related to graphing calculators. Scroll down on the "Math A" and "Math B" pages to view each index of lessons.
  • Brown's Math and Calculator articles: Professor Brown has created a nice collection of tutorials covering many common tasks, and some not-so-common ones, for classes from algebra through calculus and statistics. Includes programs you can download and install, step-by-step instructions, illustrations, and a conversational tone.
  • This software contains self-testing quizzes, but the "Help" contains good lessons. The programs are DOS-based, but VERY user-friendly. Scroll down the page to "Are You Ready?", and choose your level.
  • James Brennan has put his algebra book online. This site covers many standard algebra topics, complete with worked examples.
  • Virtual Math Lab: The West Texas A&M University's Virtual Math Lab has a lengthy list of tutorials, covering topics throughout algebra. Each lesson includes useful terminology, worked examples, and links to other sites.
  • If you are having trouble with beginning algebra, especially word problems, this free package may be just the thing. The software shows all of the steps and reasoning for doing basic algebra problems, and allows the student to work through exercises,
  • Schmoop.com- this website has interactive lessons and math content in the following areas: Basic Operations, Fractions & Decimals. Ratios and Percents, Basic Geometry,



Region IV Presentation - 2008 Interactive Math Lessons with Smartboard

  • Geogebra - Free mathematics software for learning and teaching. Provides for both graphical and algebraic input. Includes the program and worksheets for download, as well as screenshots.
Calculus (13)

3D TransmographerBuild your own polygon and transform it in the Cartesian coordinate system. Experiment with reflections across any line, revolving around any line (which yields a 3-D image), rotations about any point, and translations in any direction.Related Topics: angles, calculus, coordinate, coordinate plane, coordinate system, flips, geometry, glides, graph, polygon, polyhedra, reflections, rotation, symmetry, transformation, translation, transpose


Cross Section FlyerExplore cross sections of different geometric solids: cone, double cone, cylinder, pyramid, and prism. Manipulate the cross section with slider bars, and see how the graphical representation changes.Related Topics: algebra, calculus, cartesian coordinate, circles, conic section, coordinate system, ellipse, flyer, graph, hyperbola, parabola, polygon, polyhedra, pre-calculus, prisms, pyramid, radius, rotation, transformation


DerivateView the graph and the equation of the line tangent to any function at any point on the function.Related Topics: calculus, cartesian coordinate, coordinate plane, derivative, differentiate, function properties, graph, linear equations, slides, slope, tangent


Function FlyerA more advanced version of Slope Slider, this activity allows the manipulation of the constants and coefficients in any function thereby encouraging the user to explore the effects on the graph of the function by changing those numbers.Related Topics: algebra, bell curve, calculus, cartesian coordinate, coordinate plane, coordinate system, cosine, decimals, exponential, flyer, function properties, functions, graph, intervals, inverse, linear equations, linear functions, lines, logarithm, parabola, polynomial, pre-calculus, range, sine, slope, tangent, translation, trigonometry


Function RevolutionThis activity allows the user to find the volume and surface area of various functions as they are rotated around axes. This applet can be used to practice finding integrals using the disk and washer methods of calculating volume.Related Topics: calculus, cartesian coordinate, coordinate plane, coordinate system, cosine, functions, graph, sine


Graph SketcherStudents can create graphs of functions entered as algebraic expressions -- similar to a graphing calculator.Related Topics: algebra, calculus, cartesian coordinate, coordinate plane, cosecant, cosine, cotangent, functions, graph, inverse, linear equations, linear functions, logarithm, parabola, polynomial, positive part of the operand, pre-calculus, range, secant, sine, slope, tangent, trigonometry


GraphitCreate graphs of functions and sets of ordered pairs on the same coordinate plane. This is like a graphing calculator with advanced viewing options.Related Topics: algebra, calculus, cartesian coordinate, coordinate, coordinate plane, coordinate system, cosecant, cosine, cotangent, curve fitting, data plot, exponential, exponents, function properties, functions, graph, graph theory, intervals, linear equations, linear functions, logarithm, parabola, polynomial, positive part of the operand, pre-calculus, range, secant, sine, slope, tangent, trigonometry


InteGreat!InteGreat! allows the user to visually explore the idea of integration through approximating the integral value with partitions. The user controls the number of partitions, the upper and lower limits, and the method used to estimate the integral.Related Topics: area, calculus, estimation, function properties, functions, graph, infinity, integral, integrate, intervals, limit


Multi-Function Data FlyerEnter a set of data points and a function or multiple functions, then manipulate those functions to fit those points. Manipulate the function on a coordinate plane using slider bars. Learn how each constant and coefficient affects the resulting graph.Related Topics: algebra, calculus, cartesian coordinate, coordinate, coordinate plane, coordinate system, cosecant, cosine, cotangent, curve fitting, data plot, deviations, flyer, function properties, functions, graph, linear functions, logarithm, parabola, polynomial, pre-calculus, secant, sine, slides, slope, squares, tangent, trigonometry


Parametric GraphItThis activity allows the user to plot ordered pairs and parametric equations on the same coordinate plane. The applet is similar to GraphIt, but instead allows users to explore the parametric representation of a function.Related Topics: calculus, coordinate plane, coordinate system, functions, graph, parametric equations, pre-calculus


Polar CoordinatesThis activity allows the user to explore the polar coordinate system. The applet is similar to GraphIt, but instead allows users to explore the representation of a function in the polar coordinate system.Related Topics: calculus, coordinate plane, coordinate system, cosine, data plot, graph, polar coordinates, pre-calculus, sine, tangent, trigonometry


Rabbits and WolvesExperiment with a simple ecosystem consisting of grass, rabbits, and wolves, learning about probabilities, chaos, and simulation.Related Topics: agent modeling, calculus, chaos, graph, iteration, pattern, predator-prey, probability simulation, random number, simulation, statistics


RegressionPlot a bivariate data set, determine the line of best fit for their data, and then check the accuracy of your line of best fit.Related Topics: calculus, cartesian coordinate, coordinate plane, correlation, curve fitting, data plot, deviations, residual, statistics