Distance Learning Resources

There are many great resources to help foster your child’s learning in math.

Online Math Resources

  • xtramath– Resource for computation practice. Some teachers’ has already created accounts for students, but parents can create or link their email to that account to monitor progress through addition, subtraction, multiplication and division facts. Students are timed, however in settings, you can change the amount of time or make adjustments with the screen to lessen the anxiety some students have about being timed.
  • You Cubed – Great videos, articles, and activities by Professor Jo Boaler from Stanford University. Check out the section of activities!
  • Khan Academy– Videos to teach both students and parents math concepts and algorithms
  • Learn Zillion– Videos to teach both students and parents math concepts and algorithms
  • BrainPOP– A variety of free online games for many math concepts
  • Math Breakers- This lets you play with math while exploring a 3-D virtual world, filled with number creatures and mathematical machines
  • Math Before Bed- Each prompt on this site shows you and your child a perplexing problem. Sometimes there is one right answer and sometimes there are many right answers. The purpose of each question is to generate a discussion about HOW you determined an answer. If you find one answer, try to find another. You could complete one prompt a night, or many prompt.
  • Mathletics– Parents can create a personal account for students to use. We no longer have a school wide subscription however it is a great way to practice grade level standards and computation both timed and untimed.
  • Factris- A classic risk reward high score game, that teaches about factors and basic numeracy while rearranging rectangular blocks to fill a grid.
  • Mathigon- Filled with activities and resources that are highly engaging and show how much fun math can be!
  • Would You Rather Math- Whichever option you choose, justify your reasoning with mathematics. Great activity to do as a family!
  • Estimation180- Another math talk page that presents you with a visual to make prediction about.
  • Which One Doesn’t Belong- a website dedicated to providing thought-provoking puzzles for math teachers and students alike. There are no answers provided as there are many different, correct ways of choosing which one doesn’t belong.

Family Games

  • SET- SET is one of the most awarded games of all time! Race to find as many SETs as you can—the player with the most SETs at the end of the game wins! Play SET solo or with as many people as you can fit around the table! SET is also a perfect game to help keep your brain active and healthy. Exercise your brain while playing a game!
  • Blink- Blink is the lightning-fast game where two players race head-to-head to be the first to play all of their cards! Using sharp eyes and fast hands, players quickly try to match the shape, count or color on the cards. Appropriate for all levels!
  • Loose Change-  Each player is dealt a hand of cards that includes nickels, dimes, quarters and half Dollars. The object? Be the first to have a pile of cards add up to exactly one dollar. Be careful, though. If the coin card you play breaks the bank and exceeds the value of one dollar, you go bust! Loose change Includes lucky find and save cards to help you along the way. The player with the most Dollars wins. 2 to 6 players.
  • Tri-Ominos-  Why limit yourself to two sides in traditional dominos when you can play three sides in Tri-Ominos? In this classic triangular domino game, score points by matching numbers on the three-sided pieces. It’s easy to learn, fast-paced gameplay that’s great for the whole family! For 2-4 players, ages 7 and up.
  • NMBR9- Challenge your mental acuity and test your dexterity with numbers 9, a puzzling game of strategically placing tiles for one to four players. In every game of number 9, players build their own displays by stacking number tiles that match cards drawn from a deck. Tiles higher up your stack score more points, but be careful how quickly you build upwards. Tiles of each number have a unique shape and no part of a tile can overhang without a tile directly beneath it, so cleverly lay a solid foundation and plan ahead before you begin stacking. Whoever builds the best display before the deck runs out wins!
  • Sequence- The cards have the equations and the gameboard has the answers. Each card has an addition or subtraction equation. Match a card to it’s correct answer on the board, then place your chip there. Groups of numbers are color-coded to help with number recognition. When you have 5 of your chips in a row, you’ve got a SEQUENCE.
  • Blockus- Stake your claim and protect your territory with the Blokus game! It takes less than a minute to learn, but offers endless strategy and fun challenges for the whole family. There’s just one rule: each piece you play must touch at least one other piece of the same color, but only at the corners! The goal is to fit the most pieces on the board. The game ends when no more pieces can be placed down, and the player with the lowest number remaining wins!
  • Sumoku- Sumoku is a unique crossword-style game with numbers. Players add up their numbered tiles to a multiple of the number on the die. Scores grow with every connected row and column. With 5 game variations and endless challenges, the fun quickly adds up with Sumoku!
  • Rush Hour- You shift blocking cars and trucks out of your way to clear a path to the exit. The 40 leveled brainteaser challenges are a fun way to build problem solving skills. Rush Hour is ideal for younger ages but still plenty of fun for an adult brain! You get 40 challenges with four levels of play: Easy, Medium , Hard, and Super Hard.
  • Prime Club- Prime climb is a beautiful, colorful, mathematical board game designed for 2 to 4 players. Roll the dice and add, subtract, multiply and divide your way to the center of the board, picking up Prime cards and bumping your opponents back to start as you go. The first to land both pawns on 101 wins the game! Everyone can learn to multiply and divide using Prime climb’s unique color coding. Inspire deeper mathematical understanding while mastering arithmetic!
  • PROOF!- Winner of the Teacher’s Choice Gold Award for 2019, Proof! is a fast, fun, and addicting math game loved by teachers, parents, kids, and grown-ups alike! Deal 9 cards and work that mental math magic as you race to find equations among the numbers using as much multiplication, division, addition, subtraction, and square roots as you want. Keep what you find and when the deck runs out, most cards win! Fast to play, easy to learn, Proof! math game is a great activity for the classroom or home.

Recommended Math Apps

Preschool

DragonBox Numbers: Give your child a great foundation for future math learning. Perfect for kids aged 4-8. ($7.99)

Endless Numbers: Each number features interactive sequences and equation puzzles with numbers that come alive, and a short animation that provides context and meaning to each number. (Free)

Motion Math Hungry Guppy:  Your 3- to 7-year-old will learn numbers and basic addition with this delightful game. It’s easy to play – simply drag bubbles together to add them, then feed it to your fish. ($3.99)

Primary

Hungry Fish: Students create number bonds to feed the fish (Free)

Mathtappers: This developer has a variety of apps from multiplication, telling time, equivalent fractions, and number lines. All of their apps come with the ability to create accounts and track progress (Free)

Motion Math: This developer has multiple great apps!

Math Bingo: Students work on basic computation skills to fill out the bingo board and collet bugs ($1.99)

MeteorMath: students blast asteroids to practice their basic math facts ($1.99)

Intermediate

DragonBox Algebra 5+: A fun and easy way for your child to learn how to solve basic equations. Suitable for children as young as 5 ($4.99)

Lobster Diver: Students use a number line to dive at given intervals (including negatives and fractions) to collect and sell lobsters (Free)

Wings: This app shows multiplication in different forms as students fly towards the bigger number (Free)

Hungry Fish: Students create number bonds to feed the fish (Free)

Sushi Monster: Students work on addition and multiplication skills to create number bonds to feed the hungry monsters (Free)

Mathtappers: This brand has a variety of apps from multiplication, telling time, equivalent fractions, and number lines. All of their apps come with the ability to create accounts and track progress (Free)

Unblock Me: This logic puzzle is addicting! This app has great visual and problem solving skills that students won’t want to put down (Free)

MeteorMath: Students blast asteroids to practice their basic math facts ($1.99)

OhNo Fractions: students compare fractions, they are able to tap the fraction to see a visual representation of the fraction. ($0.99)

Curious Ruler: Measure and compare objects around you! ($0.99)

Math Bingo: Students work on basic computation skills to fill out the bingo board and collet bugs ($0.99)

Middle School

DragonBox Algebra 12+: Take your child’s equation solving to the next level with more difficult equations, more levels, and more dragons. ($7.99)

DragonBox Elements: Teach you child the rules that govern geometry. Every puzzle is a geometric proof. ($4.99)

Lobster Diver: Students use a number line to dive at given intervals (including negatives and fractions) to collect and sell lobsters (Free)

Unblock Me: This logic puzzle is addicting! This app has great visual and problem solving skills that students won’t want to put down (Free)