Ch 7: Educational Resources for Teaching Math

About This Chapter

This self-paced chapter offers information on different educational resources for math teachers. You can access these lessons at any time to prepare for an exam, strengthen your teaching skills and get ideas for technologies, games and resources that you can incorporate in the classroom.

Educational Resources for Teaching Math - Chapter Summary

This convenient online chapter allows you to review a variety of educational resources for math instruction. Our bite-sized lessons show you how to effectively select, use and adapt math resources in the classroom. You'll also take a look at fun math games and technologies. The chapter comes with lesson-specific quizzes and a comprehensive exam to help you reinforce your understanding of these math resource topics. You can work through the chapter at your own pace using any computer or mobile device. You can also submit questions to our instructors if you need any help with the chapter material. Reviewing these resources can help you:

  • Select and adapt materials based on student needs
  • Evaluate various instructional materials
  • Assess the classroom applications of manipulatives
  • Know how to effectively use technology and math technology in the classroom
  • Use math word walls, math mnemonics and one-minute math drills
  • Explain the functions of math learning centers
  • Recognize great games for kids
  • Apply math game apps to engage students

8 Lessons in Chapter 7: Educational Resources for Teaching Math
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Manipulatives in Education: Definition, Examples & Classroom Applications

1. Manipulatives in Education: Definition, Examples & Classroom Applications

Find out what manipulatives are and how they're used in an educational setting. Learn how to apply manipulatives to lessons in your classroom. Read the lesson, then take a quiz to test your new knowledge.

Math Word Walls: Ideas & Vocabulary

2. Math Word Walls: Ideas & Vocabulary

Though vocabulary and mathematics may not seem to go together initially, a math word wall can be incredibly helpful for students just starting out with new math concepts. Check out this article for ideas for math word walls, along with suggested vocabulary.

Math Mnemonics: Strategies, Devices & Memory Tricks

3. Math Mnemonics: Strategies, Devices & Memory Tricks

Math is a subject that requires lots of equations and detailed processes to solve problems. We will go through the different types of mnemonics devices, strategies, and memory tricks that will help students remember formulas and processes.

One-Minute Math Drills

4. One-Minute Math Drills

Sometimes you only have a minute. Try some of these quick, one minute math drills, to help your students improve their memory, math accuracy, and speed.

What are Math Learning Centers?

5. What are Math Learning Centers?

This lesson is designed to explain what math learning centers are. This lesson will also discuss when to use math learning centers as well as introduce different types of math learning centers.

Best Math Games for Kids

6. Best Math Games for Kids

Get help finding the best math games for your classroom with this article. Learn more about how to determine if a game is right for your students. You'll also find some examples of possible games you can use.

Math Technology in the Classroom

7. Math Technology in the Classroom

Teachers use lots of tools to keep students engaged and active learners. Math class is no exception, and technology is a great way to hook learners. This lesson examines how math technology can be used in pre-K through 12 classrooms.

Using Visuals to Solve a Math Problem

8. Using Visuals to Solve a Math Problem

Teaching students to problem solve is one of the most important things you can do for them as a math teacher. This lesson focuses on the significance of visuals in reasoning through mathematical problems.

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