Archive for the 'Math' Category


Polyup offers fun and challenging online math games that promotes critical thinking. The games are sorted according to grade level: 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12. How-to resources (tutorias, users manual) are under the Teacher tab.


Games for Change: Spent

Spent is an online game that helps students realize the struggles of living in the real world with minimal resources. The game provides a series of scenarios for which students have to make choices. The player starts out with $1,000 which is supposed to cover expenses for one month. The amount changes based on decisions […]


Robert Kaplinsky

Robert Kaplinsky is a math specialist who trains and works with K-12 math teachers.  His website offers real-world problems that help make students think about math.  It also contains resources about questioning and DOK.  Be sure to sign up for his weekly newsletter.

Read More... is an educational site appropriate for grades K-12,  produced by ETV in South Carolina.  It contains interactive sites, videos, images, audio files and more that are easily searchable by grade level and subject.  The site also offers Collections and resources for teachers.



Gapminder is an interactive website that provides facts and statistics related to global development.  The information is displayed visually through a scatterplot.  Users can choose up to three indicators to display.  The Gapminder site also contains classroom resources and lesson plans for teachers.


Math Science & Music

Math Science & Music is a site that offers engaging lessons, games and other activities that integrate music, math and science.  The purpose of the site is to promote STEM education.  The primary target audience is grades 4-8, but there are supplemental materials available for younger and older students.  The site is being developed by scholars […]


Data USA

Data USA is a site that allows viewers to easily collect census data of the US Government.  Data can be searched and is presented in a way that makes it easy to read and understand.  There also some subcategories of data that can be accessed through the links on the left sidebar.


TED-Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing

TED-Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing is the TED site created for education.  It contains an extensive library of short, engaging videos and lesson plans covering a wide array of topics.   Teachers can create their own lessons related to the videos using tools available on the site.


Smithsonian Learning Lab

Smithsonian Learning Lab is a portal for accessing the digitized resources available from the Smithsonian museums.  It contains over a million images, recordings and texts, which are all easily searchable.  In addition to their own primary source sets, the Smithsonian Learning Lab allows teachers to create their own collections of resources.  Teachers can also set […]


Amazon Inspire

Amazon Inspire is an online marketplace of free teaching resources for grades K-12.  These resources have been uploaded by educators as well as by Amazon’s education partner organizations (Newseum, EdLeader21, state education departments).  Anyone who has shopped on Amazon’s website will immediately be familiar with the user interface.  Teachers can search for resources by grade, […]