Videos

Math Challenge: This teacher poses a math challenge to his students and then provides videos solving the problem. This one is very straightforward but the walk through is really great and easy to understand. This would be a great videos for students to view should you want to use a similar problems in your classroom.

Interview with Professor Manjul Bhargava: In this video, accomplished mathematician Professor Manjul Bhargava discusses his experience learning math as a child and how he teaches math by embracing its artistic roots. The video starts a little slow, but Professor Bhargava brings an interesting perspective on how math is taught around the globe and challenges our current teaching paradigm. His more detailed description of how he uses art to teach math (poetry specifically) starts close to 15:00.

SAT Math 1, SAT Math 2SAT Math 3: Here are three out of a series of SAT practice videos from Schmoop. Each of these videos presents a question in SAT format and then walks the viewer through solving the equation. The videos presents the question and then asks the viewer to hit pause and practice the problem before playing the rest of the video. They move a little quickly, so the viewer needs to be ready to pause when necessary. The videos can be used to practice as a class or as an individual/group. This video has the viewer solve for X using their knowledge of triangles.

Applications

ModMath (iPad): An easy to use math app allowing students to show their work. This app was developed to help students with Dysgraphia, Dyslexia, and ADHD

Tiny Tap: This app and website provides interactive presentations and activities for students at all levels in a wide range of topics. Users can search for pre-made material or create their own. Teachers can also create digital classrooms where they can assign activities and track student data. (iOS, Android, Website)

Brainfeed: This app provides a collection of videos in all subjects that can be used to enhance instruction. (iOS)

Websites

CK-12 – Website: This free website provides lessons, information, and interactive tools for learning various subjects. Most of the lessons focus on science and math, but English, history, and other subject areas are being added. (This item has been reviewed! Click here to learn more!)

OpenEd: A collection of videos, games, assessments, lesson plans, and more that are aligned with Common Core Standards and the PARCC assessment. This site has an accompanying app called “Common Core Quest” available for free (iOS, Google Play ((Android)), and Chrome Web Store). This site covers curriculum for grades K-12.

Tiny Tap: This website provides interactive presentations and activities for students at all levels in a wide range of topics. Users can search for pre-made material or create their own. Teachers can also create digital classrooms where they can assign activities and track student data.