Resource Shares for the #TeacherFriends Twitter Chat

April 5, 2016

Hello All!

Thanks for joining us to talk more about Math Strategies and Solutions during the #TeacherFriends Twitter Chat! We’ve created this document to be a “living resource”. Please add any ideas or activities you’d like to share with others. We love learning and adding to our instructional tool boxes!

Beverly                                                 Heidi

North Carolina                                                Tennessee

Math Jokes:

Favorite Math Snippet from Bored Shorts TV

https://youtu.be/KdxEAt91D7k?list=FLOWSLVnE9jDg20q2VoACfiQ

A1: “Go To” Math Strategies:

*Count by multiples as we line up, as we wait for people to get papers ready, as a game of “Sparkle, Zap Math” to help understand multiplication for each number.

*Line up by Prime or Composite numbers

*Draw diagrams/models for math tasks- use Visualization of what the problem is asking using:

Bar Diagrams

Part/Part Whole

*Problem Solving Strategies

http://www.theteacherstudio.com/2013/10/problem-solving-how-we-are-getting.html

*Using arrays to help see composite and prime numbers

http://www.theteacherstudio.com/2015/10/candy-prime-numbers-and-conjectures.html

*Open number line

http://marilynburnsmathblog.com/wordpress/why-i-like-using-open-number-lines-though-i-dont-like-the-name/

Treasured Resources:

* One of the best web resources I’ve found for ideas and activities for Math

http://www.k-5mathteachingresources.com/

TenMarks

http://www.tenmarks.com/

*Howard County has some fabulous resources wikis for each of the grade levels in math.

* LearnZillion has dozens of instructional videos on both math and language arts topics.

https://learnzillion.com/

* Math Worksheets Land provides free lessons and worksheets for many math concepts.

* Common Core Sheets has premade worksheets for many math concepts that can be printed out or completed online.

* Mathwire.com has wonderful activities and ideas for each grade level

http://mathwire.com/archives/index.html

*Heidi created a math share blog with resources for Number Talks

*Math Antics

Many of their videos are available on YouTube also.

http://mathantics.com

Hardest Math Topics to Find Resources for…

Elapsed Time Rulers:

Looking for resources that are research-based for RTI? Here’s a website with tons of shares…

http://interventioncentral.org/

https://www.graphite.org

Projects

* Biggest project this year has been participation in the Global Math Task Twitter Challenge

http://gmttc.blogspot.com/

Technology Shares:

* If you’re an iPad owner or have iPads in your classroom, Kami Butterfield it “da bomb” at sharing engaging and effective apps to use in your classroom for both math and language arts.

You can catch her periscopes on Saturday mornings at 10 or replays on katch.me.

Here’s her “ecard”...

Monster Math

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/monster-math-free-fun-math/id931943412?mt=8

Math Speed Drill

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/math-speed-drill/id918700336?mt=8

Sushi Monster

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sushi-monster/id512651258?mt=8

Need to create various types of graphs? Try Create a Graph

https://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createagraph/

The Math Learning Center has several free apps that can be used on different devices.

http://catalog.mathlearningcenter.org/apps