Top Ten math Articles

Here are the top ten articles for the Math Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. What is a Fact Family?
Fact families explained for parents.

2. Intro to Algebra Crossword Puzzle- 1
Crossword puzzle to review real numbers and Introductory Algebra vocabulary

3. Interactive App for Student Engagement
“Okay, class, take out your phones for our math review today.” While surfing the net, I came across an app that requires teachers to say those words. Do you think the students will object?

4. Geometry Vocabulary - Story - Word Search
Here's a twist to the regular word search puzzle. I have added a silly story with fill in the blanks to enrich your Geometry vocabulary. Have fun!

5. Converting Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Mixed numbers entered the chamber booth and exited as improper fractions to aid in the task of subtracting mixed numbers. Click to see how it all works.

6. Mastering Essential Math Skills - Review
Math is like playing a sport or playing a piano. In order to improve your skills, practice is required. Well, Richard W. Fisher provides this much needed practice in his books Mastering Essential Math Skills. Book One is for 4th and 5th grade, and Book Two is for grades 6th – 12th.

7. Math Story Books - Various
Story books with math concepts. These reviews include counting, multiplication, geometry to show that math and reading make great partners.

8. Math Story Books with Animals
Story books with math concepts. However, this author puts in extra effort and collaborates with the San Diego Zoo. One side of the book tells the story and the other side tells how math is used to care for the animals.

9. Math on the Menu - Book Review
Real Life Problem Solving for Grades 3-5

10. Algebra - Reading and Writing Activities
Algebra out loud, a teacher’s treasure, filled with lessons and examples to incorporate reading and writing activities in Algebra. All activities are suitable for any secondary or college classroom.

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