Wednesday, December 25, 2013

29 great math websites for students of all ages

Over the past month I have shared many math based websites. Below, I have combined all the math websites that I have shared so far and have added seven new ones. Whether you have been following my blog, or if this is your first time, I promise you will find many great math resources for your students.

Hooda Math
If you are searching for math based games then look not further than Hooda Games. They have dozens upon dozens of math games for kids of all ages. Their huge games collection can be searched by math topic or by grade level. The site also has a  nice selection of math tutorials from the site's You Tube channel.


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Get the Math
Get the Math is a site dedicated to algebra in the "real world." Visitors to the site can watch videos showing how math is used in music, fashion, video games, restaurants, and other professions. You can also try interactive challenges that are related to those careers.


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TV411 - Math
TV411 offers videos lesson in math and a variety of other subjects. The lessons are grounded in real world applications to show students how math will help them outside of the classroom. Along with the videos, the site also offers worksheets that can be downloaded and printed.



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GCF Learn Free - Math Basics
GCF Learn Free offers a collection of math lessons for younger learners on basic math, percents, fractions and money. Each lesson contains examples, videos and quizzes to check understanding. GCF Learn Free also has a math based game that students can play.





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Toy Theater
Toy Theater is a collection of activities for young learners preschool to third grade. Their activities are all game based with a focus on strengthening basic math skills. Toy Theater is a great website for teachers to use to help reinforce math concepts in a fun and engaging way.



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Math Slice
Math Slice offers a wide range of learning opportunities for many different levels of learners. Their page is overflowing with lessons, games, and other activities to help strengthen math skills. They also have math online worksheets, quizzes, and other forms of materials to help math students.



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Absurd Math
Absurd Math is a game that consists of a series of interactive mathematical problems. At each level players have to complete a set of math based tasks that increase in their level of difficulty. Each challenge is identified as an episode of which there are currently four. Absurd math is an ideal game for middle and high school level learners.


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Mathway

Math was always a struggle for me in school and it still gives me nightmares. If only there was a site that could help me with difficult problems and show me the step by step process afterwards. It would be awesome if this site could help struggling math students with basic math, algebra, trigonometry, and even calculus. To top it off, it would be fantastic if this site had a worksheet generator for teachers. Well such a site does exist and it is called Mathway. This site is just what math students and math teachers need. My long nightmare has ended.


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Free Math Help

Free Math Help offers a variety of free tools to help students with Algebra, geometry, trigonometry, calculus, and statistics. The site has a simple interface with color coded tabs identifying their four categories which are lessons, calculators, games, and forums. The sites over 100 lessons are easy to follow and include examples to help learn the concept. The site also includes five calculators as well as four games which are targeted for younger math students. Free Math Help is a useful resource that parents and students can utilize to help with learning.



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Math Warehouse

Math Warehouse is a web portal that offers a variety of tools and resources to support math teachers and students. The site has a wide array of math games as well as an interactive practice page. There is a section dedicated to printable math worksheets that are free to use as well. The site also has a large collection of lessons for various math concepts and levels. To top it off there are two different online calculators that students can use. Math Warehouse is another great resource for students, parents, and teachers to utilize to help support learning at home and in the classroom.



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Graphing Stories

Graphing Stories is a series of "real world" videos by Dan Meyer and Buzz Math that have a graphing measurements theme. Why in the world would you want to show graphing videos? While that may sound boring, the videos and accompanying graphing worksheet are actually an engaging way to demonstrate these important math concepts. The videos cover topics such as height, distance, time and elevation and students get to see how these math concepts work in their world. The Graphing Stories videos are free to download and as mentioned before, they come with a generic graphing worksheet for you to use.



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Math 10

Math 10 offers a wealth of tools and resources that is incredible. The site explains math concepts like a text book and has sections to do practice problems and practice tests. There is a scientific calculator and there is a math games sections. It also has discussion boards, a section about the history of math and two universal problem solvers. Math 10 is certainly worth bookmarking if you are a math teacher or student.



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Mathispower4u
  
Mathispower4u provides over 3,200 free mini-lessons and example videos that are connected to the site's YouTube channel. The video tutorials are organized by course and topic and range from basic arithmetic through calculus III and beyond. The videos with the yellow background are mini-lessons. The site also includes videos for both financial and medical fields as well as SAT prep. The site also offers links to other math resources such as text books and calculators.



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Math Live

Math Live provides video lessons for students K - 12 and is produced by LearnAlberta.ca. The lessons, which are animated, are both engaging and informative. Each lesson come with a printable worksheet and assessment as well as guides for parents and teachers. This sites animated approach to math may seem more user friendly to students of any age.



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Maths Frame

Mathsframe is an educational site out of the UK that offers a wide range of interactive math games. The math level of the games is targeted toward younger students, ages 6 - 11, and includes basic functions, fractions, decimals, and percentages. Students outside of the UK may find the money category confusing since it is done in pounds, not dollars. Many of the resources are free to use but a paid subscription is required to use all the site has to offer. Mathsframe is a good support tool for students, teacher, and parents.



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Mathmoves u
Mathmovesu is a website dedicated to making math and science more fun for middle level students. The site offers three interactive games that help teach math concepts in a way that student will enjoy. In addition to the games, the site also offers a large collection of math worksheets. While registration is not required to play the games, kids will probably want to in order to save what they accomplish on the games. Mathmovesu is a product of the Raytheon Company.


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Johnnie's Math Page
Johnnie's Math Page is rich with math content for students, teachers and parents. The site has a clean layout and is easy to navigate. Johnnie's Math Page has games, activities, puzzles and worksheets galore and the site's range of topics apply to preschoolers on up to middle school.

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Math is Fun
Math is Fun has been around since 2000 so the site is hardly new. Visitors will find a wide array of resources such as worksheets, quizzes, games, activities and a math dictionary. While the site's appearance make it look like it is built for younger students, they do have content that applies to secondary learners. If you haven't been to this site recently, perhaps it is time to check it out again.

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Another website that has been around since 2000 is the Math Fact Cafe. This slick looking site is a powerful worksheet generator for elementary math teachers and parents. The site offers pre-made worksheets or you can create your own by clicking a few boxes to set your parameters and presto, a new worksheet. You can also practice math facts with their flashcards and there are even games available.

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Mr. Nussbaum's Math Lab is a teacher created website containing a huge amount of fun and educational content. The site offers math based games, videos printables, and activities called "workshops." When exploring this site visitors have 25 categories to choose from so there is a lot to see and do. Mr. Nussbaum's Math Lab has a target audience of K-8 students and teachers.

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AAA Math
AAA Math is a site with thousands of interactive math lessons for elementary and middle school students. Each lesson provides immediate feedback for the student and each lesson set also contains a quiz so students can test their progress. To navigate the site you simply select the math topic or grade. AAA Math makes an excellent resource for math students.


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Math-Aids is a worksheet generator that provides free printable worksheets for over 77 math topics for grades K-12. You choose your topic and are presented with previews of each worksheet. Every selection also give you the option of printing an answer key. Math-Aids also has a selection of math videos by going to their educational videos page.


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Math Goodies offers a wide range of resources for math students and teachers. Visitors can find interactive lessons, a worksheet generator, games, puzzles, calculators and more. Navigation is done by using their search bar or by clicking one of the categories just below their search bar. Math Goodies has been around since 1998 and if you haven't been here recently, it may be time to check it out again.

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Math-Play
If you are looking for a great source for making math fun then Math Play could be your answer. Math Play has a wide variety of fun math based games that can be played online. The age level for most games is from elementary to middle school levels. All games are organized by grade level, game type or by content.

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Math TV
Math TV produces high quality tutorials for math instruction. The videos are sorted by topic and often have several videos by different instructors and video instruction is in both English and Spanish. The site offers additional services with a paid subscription.
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lluminations
Illuminations is the product of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and features a nice collections of resources. The site contains over 700 lessons and activities to help students better understand math concepts. They also have a game section with more than a dozen games that allows players to challenge the computer or other players.


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Soft Schools 
Soft Schools is a great math website where you can find worksheets, games, and quizzes to help students improve their skills. Their extensive collection of resources are good for both elementary level and middle school learners. The site is very easy to navigate as everything can be accessed from their home page.


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Math Drills 
Math Drills offers thousands of math worksheets that can be printed and used in the classroom or at home. Their extensive selection is categorized by topic and it is easy to find what you are searching for. Each worksheet also comes with an answer key to ensure the work is being done correctly. 


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Math Maven Mysteries  
Math Maven Mysteries from Scholastic is a fun way to reinforce concepts by solving mysteries using the power of math. There are 27 mysteries and each is categorized by concept and level of difficulty. Each mystery is supported by printable sheets as well as audio to assist with new and struggling readers.



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