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oai:ncs.mathlanding.org:MATHPATH000000002391
Mon, Jul 30, 2018 5:34:46 PM MDT
11510/20140728160448680M
This is a sample PARCC assessment task based on CCSS grade 3 operations and algebraic thinking standards as well as the measurement and data standards. In this interactive multistep task students must write a number sentence that can be used to find how many tiles high the mural is at school and then show the value of the Distributive Property in solving a problem. Included are the alignments to the CCSS, a scoring rubric and background on the task itself.
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
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oai:ncs.mathlanding.org:MATHPATH000000001202
Mon, Jul 30, 2018 5:34:46 PM MDT
11510/20140728160449216M
This interactive applet helps students develop proportional reasoning in the context of using foot length to predict height. The player is challenged to find the height of several adult dragons by using clues that provide foot length of babies and relationships of babies' foottoheight, and then measuring babytoadult foot ratio.
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
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oai:ncs.mathlanding.org:MATHPATH000000000897
Mon, Jul 30, 2018 5:34:46 PM MDT
11510/20140728160449507M
This page contains 26 application problems in measurement from the Port Angeles School District in Washington state. Links to state GLEs and revised standards are provided. Topics covered include money, time, length and temperature.
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
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Mystery Sums, Part One — Deduce the Unknown Addends
oai:ncs.mathlanding.org:MATHPATH000000001859
Mon, Jul 30, 2018 5:34:46 PM MDT
11510/20140728160449871M
This Sketchpad activity, which opens on Geometer's Sketchpad as well as on iOS with Sketchbook Explorer (cataloged separately), allows learners to use logic and early algebra reasoning skills to find the secret numerical value of four letters, which are initially from 110, but this upper limit can be changed. Players drag any two letters across a divider to the right to reveal their sum. Students can play the game multiple times, with the computer generating new random values, or they can create challenges for each other to solve. A movie provides detailed instructions and downloadable PDF of teacher notes and student worksheets are also included.
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
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oai:ncs.mathlanding.org:MATHPATH000000001095
Mon, Jul 30, 2018 5:34:46 PM MDT
11510/20140728160450166M
This interactive Flash applet enables students, using estimation and measurement skills, to investigate angles. Teachers can use this page for demonstrating how to read a protractor, and the protractor can be hidden to give students practice in estimating angle measures. The size of the angle can be controlled or chosen randomly.
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
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Construct Arguments: Ladybug Counting
oai:ncs.mathlanding.org:MATHPATH000000002127
Mon, Jul 30, 2018 5:34:46 PM MDT
11510/20140728160450497M
This professional development video clip shows students in a bilingual classroom engaged in the Common Core Practice Standard #3Construct viable arguments for conclusions reached and critique the reasoning of others. Students observe ladybugs and collect data in order to answer quantitative questionsWhat is the the number of antennae, heads, mouths, feet, and wings. The individual data is compiled into a class chart and the learners compare and discuss data as a class. Additional resources include a video transcript, teaching tips, and a link to a professional development reflection activity based upon the video.
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
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oai:ncs.mathlanding.org:MATHPATH000000000016
Mon, Jul 30, 2018 5:34:46 PM MDT
11510/20140728160450787M
This interactive Java applet allows the user to practice calculating an ending time or a beginning time given the elapsed time using analog or digital clocks. Using the "See" mode the user advances (or rewinds) a clock from the given time using the elapsed time to find the ending (or beginning) time. Using the "Guess" mode, the user must calculate the ending (or beginning) time given the elapsed time. Three difficulty levels allow the user to practice with hour, five minute, or single minute increments. An optional scoring feature allows the user to keep track of number correct.
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
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oai:ncs.mathlanding.org:MATHPATH000000000646
Mon, Jul 30, 2018 5:34:46 PM MDT
11510/20140728160451079M
This problem introduces repeated doubling in the context of a plant with branches that split into 2 more branches every week. The problem lays the foundation for understanding exponential growth and lends itself to a variety of representations. The Teachers' Notes page offers rationale, suggestions for implementation, discussion questions, and ideas for extension and support.
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
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oai:ncs.mathlanding.org:MATHPATH000000002707
Mon, Jul 30, 2018 5:34:50 PM MDT
11510/20140728160451365M
This page from Character Lab presents information about the trait of grit and its impact in the classroom. The reader learns what grit is, what it looks like, why it is important, and how to develop it in learners. Included is a 5minute video of Dr. Angela Duckworth discussing the importance of grit in students as well as links to further resources about the topic.
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
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oai:ncs.mathlanding.org:MATHPATH000000002747
Mon, Jul 30, 2018 5:34:46 PM MDT
11510/20140728160451629M
This article highlights a number of mathematical strategy games that are available on the NRICH website. Most have interactive versions but also can be played offline. The author explains their value in the classroom, offers suggestions for implementation and extension, and provides links to the games and to other related articles.
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
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oai:ncs.mathlanding.org:MATHPATH000000000838
Mon, Jul 30, 2018 5:34:46 PM MDT
11510/20140728160451897M
This sixminute video, the first in a series displaying the math teaching techniques of third grade teacher Jen Saul, is an overview of her routines for energizing students, teaching facts and mental math, solving problems and giving individual attention. Other films are cataloged separately.
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
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oai:ncs.mathlanding.org:MATHPATH000000002434
Mon, Jul 30, 2018 5:34:46 PM MDT
11510/20140728160452147M
This response answers a posted question, "What is your favorite warmup suited for all grade levels?". The response details a Venn Diagram warmup that can be used with any grade level and modified to fit most math topics.
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
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oai:ncs.mathlanding.org:MATHPATH000000001657
Mon, Jul 30, 2018 5:34:46 PM MDT
11510/20140728160452414M
In this cooperative learning activity students participate in a simulation of a parachute jump competition by making paper Whirlybirds, and then dropping them towards a target ( wooden block) on the floor. Students measure the distance the whirlybird is from the target for each drop, display their data in a table, and create a frequency fraction for each "zone" of measurement (Zones are categorized into 10 centimeter intervals). Mean, mode and median are also calculated and students analyze the data to determine the frequency of a parachutist hitting a target area.
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
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oai:ncs.mathlanding.org:MATHPATH000000002213
Mon, Jul 30, 2018 5:34:46 PM MDT
11510/20140728160452723M
This page hosts a collection of kindergartenlevel geometric tasks in pdf format that are aligned to the CCSS standards KG1 through KG6. It also has links to supplementary literature and learning materials.
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
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Escape from Fraction Manor: Reasoning with Fractions
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Mon, Jul 30, 2018 5:34:46 PM MDT
11510/20140728160453035M
In this interactive game, students collect cards as they journey through the maze of a house (Fraction Manor), avoiding monsters. With each level they complete, they are presented with a math puzzle: given a series of digits, arrange them into fractions in a given order. Some fractions may already be given. Puzzles increase in difficulty with each level.
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
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oai:ncs.mathlanding.org:MATHPATH000000000169
Mon, Jul 30, 2018 5:34:46 PM MDT
11510/20140728160453333M
This engaging web site contains information and interactive applets related to various number systems: Egyptian, Babylonian, Chinese, Greek, Roman, Mayan, and Arabic. Users learn the history and structure of each system as well as how to count and write numbers. The site also allows users to explore finger systems, calculating machines, other number bases, and "interesting numbers." A series of pages on data and graphs includes information and activities on gathering, analyzing, graphing and sorting data. (Because the section on the Arabic number system is so extensive, it is cataloged separately as a related resource.)
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
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oai:ncs.mathlanding.org:MATHPATH000000000430
Mon, Jul 30, 2018 5:34:46 PM MDT
11510/20140728160453610M
With this interactive game students practice identifying names and values of US currency. It provides a picture of one of the U.S. coins or the dollar bill, and a question prompt, both printed and voiced, that asks the value. Sound clips reward correct responses or encourage another try. The game comprises a five question set.
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
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oai:ncs.mathlanding.org:MATHPATH000000000555
Mon, Jul 30, 2018 5:34:46 PM MDT
11510/20140728160453896M
This problem requires a sound understanding of the fraction relationship between part and whole and can be used for finding fractions of numbers and quantities. Students are given the fractional amount of apples in a fruit bowl and the specific number of other fruit in the bowl in order to figure out how many apples are in the bowl. The Teachers' Notes page includes suggestions for implementation, discussion questions, ideas for extension, a link to a worksheet which provides student support, and a downloadable pdf of the puzzle.
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
UCARCOLLECTION0000031120271532993400225
oai:ncs.mathlanding.org:MATHPATH000000002491
Mon, Jul 30, 2018 5:34:46 PM MDT
11510/20140728160454165M
This July calendar from PBS KIDS Lab includes daily activities and suggestions for parents to address math concepts and make connections outside of school with their children. Also included are links to PBS activities and games. The calendar can be printed in both English and Spanish.
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
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Mon, Jul 30, 2018 5:34:46 PM MDT
11510/20140728160454433M
In this 2minute video third grade teacher Jean Saul explains and models the use of silent signals to promote active listening and participation in math class. Questions for teacher reflection are included.
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
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