Math Resources
  • Transitional Senior Mathematics
    NEW! SREB's goal with this publication is to illustrate how states can design a 12th-grade course that can result in more students being ready for college and careers by reducing the number of students having to take remedial mathematics courses in postsecondary institutions. Mathematics teachers can use the indicators, activities and sample assessments in this guide to design a 12th-grade transitional mathematics course that will help students master essential skills for college readiness.µ
  • 360 Degree Math
    Sean Kavanaugh created 360 Degree Math, a uniquely structured system that takes all the students out of their chairs and places each of them in front of their own whiteboards to solve problems. We are trying this out in Saluda to see if it improves student success in math. 
    360 degree math is a structure of classroom management, based on neurological and educational research, that's made up of five steps.
    The Exchange: As each student enters the classroom, they're personally greeted by the teacher—a sign of respect and welcome.
    The Rewind: Students solve three relatively simple problems at the whiteboard to build their confidence.
    The Micro-Lecture: The teacher gives a short lecture that's kept between eight to 10 minutes in order to go over new concepts. 
    The Practice: Students return to the whiteboard, where they spend the bulk of the class, to solve more challenging problems, facilitated by group discussions and collaboration.
    The Proof: Work is done individually on the boards and reviewed by the teacher to help her plan the next lesson and understand where each student is in his or her mastery of skills. 
    See it in action by visiting these links to videos:  or µ
  • 89 Lesson Plans and Ideas for Teaching Math
    From Cool Cat Teacher Blog - tons of resources for all grades and resources aligned to CCSS
  • Calculators for Math
    Did you know that there are dozens of other kinds of calculators? If you think about it, we can use math to measure and calculate all sorts of things, from climate, to shopping, cooking, saving money, converting measurements, and plenty more. Visit this web site to check out a multitude of calculators.
  • California Mathematics Project
    This project has created Task Forces to collect, design, and organize resources that could be used in professional development (PD) that will strengthen teachers’ content knowledge to teach these standards: K-2 Number Sense and Place Value, Fractions from a Number Line Approach, Model with Mathematics, Transformational Geometry, and High School Mathematical Modeling. These Task Forces have establish a high quality list of resources that PD providers can use (e.g., articles, books, videos, technology, problems, existing curriculum, outlines of presentations).
  • Connecticut State Dept of Education
    K-12 units of study(includes pacing guides, explanations, and examples) plus links to math resources
  • Create a Graph
    Teachers and students can create 5 different kinds of graphs (bar, line, pie, area, and X-Y) that can be printed or saved as a file to be inserted into homemade assessments.
  • Dynamic Paper
    Need a pentagonal pyramid that's six inches tall? Or a number line that goes from 18 to 32 by 5's? Or a set of pattern blocks where all shapes have one-inch sides? You can create all those things and more with the Dynamic Paper tool. Place the images you want, then export it as a PDF activity sheet for your students or as a JPEG image for use in other applications or on the web.
  • Inside Mathematics
    This site features classroom examples for K-12 of innovative teaching methods and insights into student learning, tools for mathematics instruction that teachers can use immediately, and video tours of the ideas and materials on the site.µ
  • Interactive Mathematics Dictionary
    The Interactive Mathematics Dictionary is geared towards middle school but has multiple resources for elementary through high school students. In addition to providing a definition/description of math terms it has interactive tabs on the left for the following: related terms, everyday examples, interactive checkpoints (for formative assessment), extra information, and challenge problems. *