Math

This category is further divided into: Math, Math Flashcards and Worksheets, Math Games, Money.

Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy: Kids and Money

Although there is more to learn about money than how to count coins and bills, the subject is largely ignored in most middle- and high-schools. But somewhere between giving them an allowance, and waving goodbye as they move out of …[Continue]

Rear Admiral Grace Hopper

Grace Hopper

Rear Admiral Grace Hopper (December 9, 1906 – January 1, 1992) was a U.S. Naval officer and a pioneering computer programmer. Among other accomplishments, Admiral Hopper was instrumental in the development of the computer programming language COBOL. Here’s another fun …[Continue]

Math Puzzles

Math Puzzles

Math puzzles really do offer something for everyone. They can be used to engage kids who think they don’t like math, or provide enrichment to those who already love math. Today’s collection includes interactive and printable puzzles, brainteasers and math …[Continue]

Real World Math

Real World Math

In honor of April’s status as Math Education Month, I’m starting off the month with a look at how math is used in our everyday lives. Like the little girl in Jon Scieszka’s Math Curse who wakes up to find …[Continue]

Sequences and Series

Sequences and Series

This week’s topic is one usually studied in first year algebra: sequences and series. Let’s start with some definitions. A sequence is an ordered list of numbers, and a series is the sum of the terms (the individual numbers) of …[Continue]

Money Smarts

Money Smarts

Whether you use chocolate chips, monopoly money, or actual coins, it’s never too early to start learning about money. This week’s roundup of sites offer games and interactive tools to help kids and teens gain financial literacy….[Continue]

Multiplication Games

Multiplication Games

Learning multiplication doesn’t have to be all about rote memorization and flashcards, there are plenty of fun online games you can add to the mix. From target practice to fashion dress up, your student is sure to find something to …[Continue]

Printable Flashcards

Printable Flashcards

Flashcards are a standard study tool, and are implemented on many sites as an interactive tool, but today’s focus is just on sites where you can print flashcards for old-fashioned offline use. This week’s collection includes a variety of sites …[Continue]

Ratio and Proportion

Ratio and Proportion

A ratio is the mathematic relationship between two numbers, where one is divided by the other. A proportion is an equation where two ratios are equal. A typical use might be something like this. The ratio of boys to girls …[Continue]