Learning Math

#### How are you using Desmos Graphing Calculator?

Graph functions, plot tables of data, evaluate equations, explore transformations, and much more – for free!Desmos | Beautiful, Free MathDesmos imagines a world of universal math literacy, where no student think... Back###### How are you using Desmos Graphing Calculator?

#### Good websites for free math worksheets

What are some of the websites you use for good (and free) math worksheets? www.worksheetworks.com Is an outstanding site for a wide variety of worksheets, graph paper, and puzzles. The site is still growing and ... Back###### Good websites for free math worksheets

#### Can anyone recommend ipad apps for a first grade special education student in math?

I have a nephew with developmental delays who attends a public school on a very remote island in Hawaii. He has started bringing an ipad to school to help him access the curriculum. I've been asked to sugg... Back###### Can anyone recommend ipad apps for a first grade special education student in math?

#### Where can I find math questions to support collaborative learning?

Many of us are working to upgrade lessons we already teach to include collaborative learning, but good math question to do this are difficult to design. New curriculum is coming out and textbooks will likely pro... Back###### Where can I find math questions to support collaborative learning?

#### What mobile apps are you using in your math classroom?

I've heard that math teachers are really loving Poll Everywhere (for polls) and Desmos (for graphing). Plus Illuminations has translated a few of there online apps into mobile apps: Okta's Rescue and Concentration. ... Back###### What mobile apps are you using in your math classroom?

#### Infusing the Math Shifts

I was so thrilled to come across a wonderful document that not only explains the 6 instructional shifts in the Math Common Core, but also gave advice for infusing the shifts in your teaching and in student learning. "... Back###### Infusing the Math Shifts

#### Nix the Tricks

I have been addressing the need for deep conceptual understanding within all math trainings from grades K-12 and one of the topics of discussion has been the use of mnemonics to remember how to do something in mathema... Back###### Nix the Tricks

#### Math Apps to Try

I just learned about two math apps and am wondering what you think of them. They are both developed to build fluency and to assess student learning, are aligned to the CCSS, and span K-12. What are your thoughts... Back###### Math Apps to Try

#### Decimal Multiplication

Does anyone have any good resources for teaching decimal multiplication for fifth grade? Back###### Decimal Multiplication

#### Holiday Challenge

Want to see your “Name in Lights?” Simply post a message here that describes an activity you might integrate into your Math curriculum that taps into your students’ enthusiasm for the winter holidays... Back###### Holiday Challenge

#### Can you help me with my homework?

I have a couple of questions and I want to get my bad grades up to 90% to 100%. Please help! Back###### Can you help me with my homework?

#### Where can teachers find videos modeling the 8 Standards for Mathematical Practice?

As I provide professional development for math teachers, many say they really want to change how they teach but would find it helpful to watch others. The problem is that they can't leave their classrooms. The 8 Stand... Back###### Where can teachers find videos modeling the 8 Standards for Mathematical Practice?

#### Help with the Math Common Core Standards

With the implementation of the Common Core Standards and the Standards for Mathematical Practice, I hear teachers saying they are needing help building their own content knowledge as the content standards shift down t... Back###### Help with the Math Common Core Standards

#### How are you preparing to address the deeper learning required by the Math Common Core Standards?

This news article points out how the Math Common Core Standards will introduce some math topics at an earlier grade, push aside other topics to teach fewer topics to greater depths, and ask students to engage in eight... Back###### How are you preparing to address the deeper learning required by the Math Common Core Standards?

#### Computer Adaptive Math Assessment Question

Hi, Has anyone used a computer adaptive math assessment for grades 3-8 to get a better read on how students in your district are doing? What have you used, and do you find it worthwhile/helpful? I'm talki... Back###### Computer Adaptive Math Assessment Question

#### Math in the Real World

I recently created a summary of a workshop on "Math in the Real World" and I would love some feedback on it, if anyone has any time. Thank you. See the presentation here. Back###### Math in the Real World

#### Can anyone recommend good math games for a second grader?

I have found a lot of stuff for slightly older kids...would anyone be able to contribute their thoughts or links for games that are geared for slightly younger students? Thanks!! Back###### Can anyone recommend good math games for a second grader?

#### Note Taking App that would allow you to use math symbols?

I have heard of some note taking apps in which you can type and even write on the screen, however, are there any that you can type math symbols in for the students that have trouble writing? Back###### Note Taking App that would allow you to use math symbols?

#### CCSS Resources

Hi everybody! Lots of districts are just now getting around to integrating the Common Core Standards. Do any of you have some great resources you can recommend to help teachers get started? We are finding the ... Back###### CCSS Resources

#### Gamification

I am thinking about using gamification during summer school and I was wondering if anyone had experience and/or success with the idea. I am thinking about using the ideas of high scores, leaderboards, level up and bad... Back###### Gamification