Learning Math

#### Infusing math shifts.pdf

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#### Decimal Multiplication

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

#### FractionDecimalPercentWorksheet.pdf

This is a great tool for helping students see the relationship between fractions, decimals, and percents. The students models the number representation provided whether it be the fraction, decimal, or percent. Then wr... Back###### FractionDecimalPercentWorksheet.pdf

#### MakingSenseofDecimalMultiplication.pdf

This is a great article from NCTM that will help with decimal multiplication. Back###### MakingSenseofDecimalMultiplication.pdf

#### What are your Favorite STEM Resources?

One Illuminations' unit that supports STEM is called, Making Sense of Percent Concentrations: Don't Freeze the Engine. This three-day collection of lesson plans helps guide students through a rich exploration of perc... Back###### What are your Favorite STEM Resources?

#### 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

#### Top Ten PreK-2 Lesson Plans & Activities from Illuminations

Having trouble sorting through all the wonderful resources Illuminations has to offer? Not to worry! We've complied a fail-proof list of our top ten! Have comments, suggestions, and or evidence of impact? We'd love to... Back###### Top Ten PreK-2 Lesson Plans & Activities from Illuminations

#### 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

#### Exploring the Cosmos Challenge

NCTM's Baltimore Regional Conference and Exposition starts tomorrow! The opening session is a talk given by Sten Odenwald (National Institute of Aerospace, Hampton, VA) on How to Explore the Cosmos with Just a Little... Back###### Exploring the Cosmos Challenge

#### 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?

#### What is your favorite warm-up suited for all grade levels?

Venn Diagram Warm-Up A shower curtain can be bought to make this warm-up activity a permanent area in your classroom. Materials: CompassSticky notes (1 per student)Index cards (one per set) Step 1: Depending on ... Back###### What is your favorite warm-up suited for all grade levels?

#### 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

#### I'm looking for online videos that show how people use geometry in real life.

Does anyone have any suggestion? I have some tenth graders that are struggling to wrap their mind around the usefulness of know that vertical angles are congruent and a linear pair adds up to 180 degrees. I tried just... Back###### I'm looking for online videos that show how people use geometry in real life.