Mathematics Counts & Science Matters!
Math Web Resources
for Parents and Students
Time Warner Cable's Connect a Million Minds introduces youth to opportunities and resources that inspire them to develop the important science, technology, engineering and math skills they need to solve the economic, environmental and community challenges of the future.
http://www2.edc.org/mathproblems/search.asp - Problem sequences designed to help students develop both deep conceptual mathematical understandings and technical skills (grades 6-12).
http://www.AAAmath.com - Customized by grade level and topic, AAA Math features a variety of activities to review basic math skills. Each page includes interactive practice and an explanation of the skill being reviewed. Also included are various mathematical topics, practice problems and fun, challenging games. This site is bi-lingual (Spanish).
http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com – A math dictionary, for grades K-12, defining common math terms and concepts. Includes practice with activities and animations.
http://www.aplusmath.com/ - Flashcards to help students in grades 1-12 to improve their math skills interactively.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/websites/4-11 - This lively, interactive Web site produced by the BBC provides math activities for students aged 4-11. The activities allow parents and child to work together.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/websites/11-16 - This lively, interactive Web site produced by the BBC provides math activities for students aged 11-16.
http://www.canteach.ca/elementary/math.html - Math activities and lessons for grades K-6.
http://www.coolmath.com - This fully interactive site allows the use to sharpen basic math skills, play games and explore new math concepts.
http://www.coolmath4kids.com – Colorful lessons for teaching and learning math in grades 2-6.
http://www.easymaths.org - This South African Community website for teachers, parents and students is complete with lessons, tests, exams, worksheets, study skills and much more.
http://www.ed.gov/pubs/parents/Math/mathhome.html - Activities for parents/children in grades K-5 that can be done at anytime and anywhere.
http://www.eteach.esc13.net/t_mathematics.htm - This site offers web-based resources that include lessons, resources, games and activities for students in grades K-12. This is a great starting place when searching for support in mathematics.
http://www.excelmath.com - Sample lessons in K-6 math may be downloaded and printed for use at home.
http://www.figurethis.org - Created by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, this site helps families enjoy mathematics outside school through a series of fun and engaging challenges.
http://www.fleetkids.com - FleetKids games teach elementary children several different aspects of money management. Games include Windfall, where a child can run and imaginary business and BuyLo/SellHi, where children can play the stock market. Students can sign up as an individual or as part of an elementary school team.
http://www.funbrain.com/numbers.html - This site includes 17 original games based on soccer, car racing and much more. Other games include Math Baseball, where a child can score runs with correct answers and Operation Order, where students can build pyramids with their knowledge of algebra.
http://www.gomath.com – A free on-line math tutor designed to assist students (grades K-12), parents and teachers.
http://www.hawaii.edu/suremath/intro_algebra.html - A collection of simple word problems (grades K-12) illustrating concept-based problem solving.
http://www.hotmath.com - Solutions to problems in popular U.S. textbooks, algebra through calculus. Solutions include hints and explained steps up to and including the final answer (grades 8-16).
http://www.kidsource.com/kidsource/content/homework.html - A site for elementary and middle school parents to increase family involvement in children’s learning. Great suggestions for parents who want to help their children with homework.
http://www.kidsource.com/kidsource/content/math_with_child.html - Information for parents that outlines the importance of developing their children’s abilities to do mathematics, while at the same time encouraging more positive attitudes towards math.
http://www.learner.org/exhibits/dailymath/ - Demonstrates the universality of math and its impact upon our daily lives. This site provides practical examples of how math is use in banking, home design, population studies, etc. Math principles are the same in every country of the world!
http://www.mathcats.com - Math Cats provides playful explorations of important math concepts through games, crafts and interactive projects. Includes a magic chalkboard and an art gallery.
http://www.math.com/homeworkhelp/geometry.html -Interactive geometry activities that help students investigate geometric principles and relationships (grades 4-12).
http://www.math.com/students/calculators/calculators/html -This site provides a variety of online calculators, formulas, tables, study tips and math practice sheets for grade 5-12.
http://www.mathforum.org - This online community includes teachers, students, researchers, parents and educators who have an interest in math and math education. The site includes Ask Dr. Math, Problems of the Week, discussion groups and much more.
http://www.mathforum.org/dr.math/ - Students in grades K-16 can submit math questions and receive answers on-line.
http://www.mathforum.org/library/ - The Math Forum Internet Mathematics Library is an annotated catalog of mathematics and mathematics education web sites for grades K-16.
http://www.mathforum.org/library/levels/elem - Math problems that challenge and provide practice for elementary students in grades K-6.
http://www.mathforum.org/library/levels/middle - Math problems that challenge and provide practice for middle school students in grades 6-8.
http://www.mathgoodies.com – Math lessons actively engage learners and provide them with immediate feedback.
http://www.mathleague.com - The Math League, designed for students in fourth grade through high school, specializes in math contests, books and computer software. The “Help Facility” is a handy reference guide for math topics complete with examples, definitions and explanations.
http://www.mathworld.wolfram.com – A comprehensive web-based encyclopedia of almost everything to do with the discipline of mathematics (grades 6-12).
http://www.michigan.gov/documents/Form_B_Intro_138683_7.pdf Grade level parent guides to mathematics for grades K-6. Guides are available in English Spanish and Arabic.
http://www.michigan.gov/mde - The Michigan Department of Education has developed a helpful, fact-filled resource web page, Parents & Family that outlines how parents can be partners to help their children succeed in school.
http://www.multiplication.com – Games, activities, teaching strategies and worksheets for use in teaching the times tables to students in grades 3-6 of every learning style.
http://www.parenttutor.com – This website uses the parent as the tutor providing the necessary tools to help their children achieve success in the classroom. Registration required.
http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/math.htm - From the Public Broadcast System, hundreds of ready-to-use lesson plans correlated to state and national standards.
http://www.rainforestmaths.com/ - Interactive mathematical activities for grades K-6.
http://www.senseanddollars.thinkport.org - This site provides students in grades 6-12 practice in “earning, spending, saving and investing money in a safe interactive environment.”
http://www.tea.state.tx.us/tchrtoolbag/CurRes_Math.html - The Texas Education Agency, in its Teacher Toolbag section, lists sites, lessons and resources from the World Wide Web to enrich and support teaching and learning at home and in the classroom.
http://www.teacher.scholastic.com/mathhunt/index.asp – Math Hunt is designed to test student’s math skills while teaching them how to research using the Internet. Students in grades 4-6 learn to find, analyze and use the information they have uncovered.
http://www.teacher.scholastic.com/max/index.htm - Max’s Math Adventures portrays problem-solving activities that revolve around central K-2 math concepts such as shapes, counting, addition, measurement, patterns, estimation, graphing and subtraction.
http://www.teachrkids.com - Online math activities and interactive worksheets that allow kids to practice basic math skills. Also includes timed-tests, which are graded on-line.
http://www.themint.org/index.php - Basic information about starting a business, earning money, spending wisely, saving and investing. Includes quizzes, games and a glossary of financial terms.
http://www.visualfractions.com/ - Fractions are better understood when seen. This is a grade 4-9 tutorial site that models fractions with number lines or circles. These help the student to picture fractions and the operations that can be performed on them.