I’ve shared some of my favorite online resources this month (TED-Ed, Newsela, Met Museum, Readworks) and LearnZillion is another that is perfect for Math and English Language Arts teachers. Whether you’re looking to teach to the Common Core State Standards or simply want quality material to share with your students, LearnZillion has plenty to choose from.
You can sign up for free and access video lessons and teacher guides for students in second grade through high school. LearnZillion is a great resource for sharing videos on tough math concepts with families who are looking to support their children after school hours.
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Brand new from the team behind Oh No Fractions
, Curious Ruler
is fantastic app that helps students explore measurement
. I’ve shared some of my favorite virtual tools
for the math classroom and this one definitely belongs on the list. It asks you to choose from a selection of common objects to use as a reference tool for measuring other objects. You can see in this picture how I used my iPhone as a reference to measure the length of my iPad case. This very cool app is free for a limited time, so download it today!
Interested in teaching math with iPads, here are a few Common Core aligned lesson plans to check out!
If you’re teaching fractions to your students VersaMate is a fantastic companion app. It covers equivalent fractions, as well as comparing, ordering, adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions. This bright and colorful game asks children to interact with fractions while using critical thinking skills. There are two sample activities to try for free more to download with an in app purchase.
Here are two lists to check out:
Perfect for K-2 students, Teachley: Addimal Adventure is an engaging math app that addresses a variety of Common Core State Standards. This addition app provides models for students to use to solve each problem, and presents a handful of strategies for students to choose from. The high quality content combined with cartoon characters makes this app a great choice for students in the early elementary school grades. Teachley: Addimal Adventure is completely free and can be used in whole class, small group or intervention settings.
Are you teaching with iPads this school year? Check out my collection of Common Core aligned lesson plans!