for Students and Families
Online Math Resources vary from interactive games for students to parent handouts for each chapter in a textbook. All publishers of math text books have online support for families. Many have short video clips that review a concept and give students extra practice with concepts. The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) also has linkages to various math resources as well as practice WASL tests for different grade levels. Benchmarks, what skills each grade level assessment targets, are also accessible on the website.
Math Textbook Resources
Pearson-Prentice Hall: www.phschool.com/atschool/txtbk_res_math.html.
The Math Forum at Drexel University is an online resource for improving math learning and teaching. Its focus is to improve math education through online mentoring, research, team problem solving, collaborations, and professional development. Students have fun while learning about math and educators can share ideas and acquire new skills. Visit mathforum.org.
Apples For the Teacher is a fun, educational website for teachers, students and families that has free interactive, elementary math worksheets. See www.apples4theteacher.com.
Flashcards, worksheets and games are available for math practice at this site. Students can even compete with other students from around the world for the fastest time or create their own flashcards to print. See www.aplusmath.com/flashcards.
Games and puzzles for arithmetic, geometry, logic, fractions, probability and much more can be played at www.cut-the-knot.org.
Mathplayground.com and mathblaster.com both have various games and activities for all ages. In addition, www.studentguide.org/a-complete-list-of-online-math-resources has a list of online math games, worksheets, and flashcards for students.