May 19th, 2021

Middle School Resource: Fantasy Baseball and Math by St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES

Middle School Resource Fantasy Baseball and Math by St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES This learning experience involves two of my favorite things, fantasy baseball and math. Students participating in this learning experience will be creating a fantasy baseball team by purchasing Major League Baseball (MLB) players from a provided list. Students will compete by earning points based […]

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March 17th, 2021

High School Resource: New Angles on Art by NGA

High School Resource New Angles on Art by NGA Do art and math have anything in common? How do artists and architects use math to create their works? In these lessons, students will explore the intersection of math and art in the works of two artists and one architect for whom mathematical concepts (lines, angles, […]

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January 20th, 2021

High School Resource: Fraction Matcher by PhET

High School Resource Fraction Matcher This simulation will allow students to match shapes and numbers to earn stars in this fractions game. Students can challenge themselves on any level they’d like. Try to collect lots of stars! Related NY State Academic Standards: 3.NF.1, 3.NF.2, 3.NF.3 and more!  Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, […]

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October 2nd, 2020

Middle School Resource: Adding Fractions by NLVM

Middle School Resource Adding Fractions by NLVM This interactive web-based manipulative illustrates the two-step process of adding proper fractions. Related NY State Academic Standards: 5.NF.1, MST3.5.N.4, MST3.6.N.16  Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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May 14th, 2019

Middle School Resource: Sports Numbers by Illuminations

Middle School Resource Sports Numbers Students are familiar with sports and sporting events. Whole numbers and fractions are used to represent the size of groups or collections and measurements involving lengths, weights, and times in many sporting and game situations. This knowledge can be used to give the students another picture of numbers. Related NY […]

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January 31st, 2017

Middle School Resource: Classroom Idea: Understanding Equivalents

Middle School Resource Classroom Idea: Understanding Equivalents In this activity, students are given a grid that is 10 x 10, instructed that the grid contains 100 squares and that the entire grid is equivalent to one with each square equivalent to 1/100 or 0.01 or 1%. Students are given a series of fractions in groups […]

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