Category Archive for "Math"

Engaging Students in Math through Art Tiling

Are you looking for a way to engage students in math with art? From the MIND Research Institute are some

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SBAC (or CAASPP, if you prefer): Keeping the Focus on Learning and the Stress Low

“Correct answers are essential… but they’re part of the process, they’re not the product. The product is the math the

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HERC-The Teacher Place has it!

Whether you are teaching GEOMETRY or CHEMISTRY, HERC is your GO TO place for resources!It’s simple.  Just go to HERC- The

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STEAM Resource page

The STEAM Resource page is live. Go to Resources tab and then STEAM to access. Currently, we have some presentations

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1st Regional STEAM Conference a Success!

HCOE held its first STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics) conference on 1/8-1/9/16. More than 250 educators, administrators, librarians,

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Report from the Annual CMCN Math Conference by Beth Baker of Zane Middle School

“Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta A team of local math

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R.A.F.T.S. Activity by Anne Hartline

Hi!  I hope this blog finds all of you rested and relaxed after a holiday break!  As I mentioned on

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Need a brain tickle? Try Math Pickle

Several months ago I came across a tremendous little resource. Math Pickle is designed to get kids thinking about math

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Science Community Endorsing Arts in STEM

Since 2010 the National Science Teachers Association has endorsed Arts education to further scientific learning. A recent study supports those results.

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Hour of Code Activities for Everyone!

   “Hour of Code” week (also known as computer science education week) is December 7 – 14.  The emphasis on computer programming and “coding”

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“10 Apps for Math Fluency” Edutopia

This article comes from Edutopia.  A helpful list of Math Apps designed to improve your students’ math fluency. “There are

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Infoplease.com

This site has an almanac, encyclopedia, atlas, biographies and more…..Provides reliable information, in a way that engages and entertains. Visit at: http://www.infoplease.com/

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SweetSearch.com

SweetSearch is a Search Engine for Students. It searches only the 35,000 Web sites that  research experts, librarians and teachers

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Knowmia

Site designed to use video presentations and interactive assignments both in and out of the classroom. Use theirs, or create your

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Cookie.com

A fun site loaded with educational games for pre-K – second grade.  All areas. visit at: http://cookie.com  

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Gapminder

Replacing myths with a fact-based worldview is the goal of Gapminder. The site accomplishes  this by making world  data easy to understand,

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Space Math @ NASA

SpaceMath@NASA introduces students to the use of mathematics in today’s scientific discoveries.  Using problem based questions, students work with math

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Buzz Math

Buzz Math is an effective and entertaining way to help middle school kids with understanding math concepts.  It is interactive

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Promethean Planet

World’s largest interactive whiteboard community,  free resources, tips, interactive lesson content, professional development materials.     Visit at: http://www.prometheanworld.com/en-us/education/products/interactive-content-and-resources/promethean-planet

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Brainpop

Creates animated, curricular content. Some free videos/some require subscription.  Good for “flipped learning” in additional to traditional structure. Visit at:

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Teaching and Learning resources from Federal Agencies

Great free videos, photos, documents, etc from Federal collections Visit at:  http://free.ed.gov/      

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BBC Primary Resource site

    Visit at: http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/foundation/foundation.htm

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CK-12 resources and flexbooks

  Free education resources. Standards-aligned and customizable.   Visit at: http://www.ck12.org/teacher/#

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PBS Kids

Collection of interactive whiteboard games for educators on PBS KIDS. Visit at: http://pbskids.org/whiteboard/      

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Create a Graph

Great site for learning to use and create all kinds of graphs. Neat extra – the home page has a

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Geogebra

    Geogebra is free mathematics software for learning and teaching. Visit: http://www.geogebra.org/cms/

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Khan Academy

A free world-class education for anyone anywhere. The Khan Academy is an organization on a mission. We’re a not-for-profit with

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