“Children don’t hate math, what they hate is being confused, intimidated, and embarrassed by math. With understanding comes passion, and with passion comes growth- a treasure is unlocked.”
– Larry Martinek
How many of us have heard the phrase, “I’m just bad at math,” from a student in our class? Oftentimes, it’s not that students dislike math, but rather that they dislike the feelings often associated with math- confusion, embarrassment, frustration. This month we have a whole host of ideas, examples, and freebies to help your students get excited about math and science!
- 60 Best Math Websites from WeAreTeachers.com
- FREEBIE ALERT! Try using Post-it notes for check ins, differentiation, group work, & whole class engagement! Check out these FREE Post-it Printables for Math! Print this blank template first, stick on your post-its, and print some mini graphs to add some excitement to your next math lesson!
Science Resources for the Classroom:
- Khan Academy AP Courses– The courses below have hundreds of exam-style practice problems designed to set your students up for success on their AP exams. Khan Academy also has a wealth of resources & practice for students in general math courses!
- AP Calculus AB
- AP Calculus BC
- AP Physics
- AP Statistics
- Check out these Classroom Resources from the National Science Foundation.
- Science Buddies has a great collection of resources for teachers.
- Lakeshore Learning also provides lesson plans and resources for teachers.
School Tech Improvement Resource:
- Our friends at the 1MillionProject provide free, high-speed internet connectivity and devices to school districts across the United States. Districts must be within Sprint’s coverage areas and meet eligibility criteria including having at least 50 eligible students per year. Email 1Million@1MillionProject.org with questions!
- Grant Options for schools with STEM
Additional STEM Resources: