RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS MATH RESOURCES http://mathwire.com Mathwire.com is designed to provide activities and appropriate worksheets for teachers to use in their classrooms. All activities and worksheets support the constructivist approach to learning mathematics and the NCTM Standards. Kindergarten-2nd Grade: http://mathwire.com/problemsolving/probsk12.html 3rd-4th Grade: http://mathwire.com/problemsolving/probs34.html 5th-8th Grade: http://mathwire.com/problemsolving/probs58.html http://www.yummymath.com/ Yummy Math is a website designed for the purpose of sharing mathematics problems and scenarios based on things happening in the world today. For example, the activity for December 4th was based on Lebron James's return to Cleveland. Yummy Math lists activities chronologically as well as by mathematics subject area.
http://plus.maths.org/content/ Plus Mathis a free online publication dedicated to introducing readers to practical applications of mathematics. Plus Magazine strives to reach that goal through the publication of mathematics-related news articles, podcasts, and mathematics puzzles designed around "real-life" scenarios.
https://www.conceptuamath.com/app/tool-library Conceptua Mathis a provider of interactive visual mathematics lessons. Conceptua Math's primary focus is on the development of tools to aid teachers in the instruction of lessons on fractions.Conceptua Math's offerings are a mix of free and premium (paid) tools. There are a total of fifteen free interactive tools for teachers and students. Each of the free tools has an introductory video and a sample lesson plan.
http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/me5l/html/math5.html is a neat mathematics website developed by Learn Alberta. Math Live presents students with animated stories that teach mathematics lessons. In all there are twenty-three lessons for elementary school and middle school students. The lessons are divided into four categories; Number, Patterns and Relations, Shape and Space, Statistics and Probability. Each animated lesson is accompanied by a mathematics worksheet that students complete either while watching the lesson or after viewing the lesson. Each lesson is divided into sections and students can advance or rewind as needed.
READING RESOURCES http://www.peterrabbit.com/enThe official and definitive site on the world of Beatrix Potter. Potter's favorite characters and other aspects of her work can be viewed at a wide selection of art exhibitions, theatrical performances, displays and local events. There is a biographical video titled, "Miss Potter." It is rated PG for mild language content.
http://intranet.dalton.org/ms/alice/ A website on Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. It has a teaching packet and other resources to help teachers create a fun and exciting unit of study.