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Resources for Learning - Years 4-7

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bullet A Maths Dictionary for Kids
Jenny Eather's great site for learning what all those math terms mean
bullet Mathematics Glossary - To hear the text read to you, click on the "Play" button next to each term
bullet A+ Math
Games and activities to help you improve your math skills. Even has a Homework Helper.
bullet Maths is Fun!
bullet Angle activities - Investigate Angles
bullet Interactive Tangram - explore shapes
bullet Symmetry Around the World Project - A site made by Aussie kids to explain symmetry
bullet Analogue and Digital Clocks - set the time in one format and read in the other
bullet Rainforest Maths - for Prep to Year 7
bullet Mega Mathematics
bullet The Maths File Game Show  - BBC site suitable for Year 6-7

Other lists of Maths Sites

bullet Eaton's Hill Mathematics Activities
bullet Groovy Mathematics - Beenleigh SS weblinks organised by Level and outcome.


bullet Tutpup - compete in fun, educational games against other kids from all over the World! 
bullet Online calculators
bullet Absurd Math - Go on missions in a strange world where the ultimate power consists of mathematical skill and knowledge. Defeat the Powers 2B.
bullet Math Brain - set your grade level to try some challenging games
bullet Discovery School : Brain Boosters
bullet The Riddle of the Sphinx - Give the Sphinx the right answers to avoid a horrible fate.
bullet Callum's Addition Pyramid - Can you open the Mummy's Tomb? - This game was designed by a Year 4 pupil
bullet Daisy Maths - Click on "Try Online" and scroll down to choose a level.
bullet Combinations - How much can you mix things up.  Play these puzzles. Can you discover a formula and avoid guessing?
bullet Brain Teasers - Try the weekly questions
bullet Your number's up - Game. ...  or the easy version
bullet subtangent maths games -Flash and Java games with a maths theme
bullet Pasifika Patterns   Make some Polynesian designs for tapa and siapo and learn about symmetry at the same time

Create a Graph




Resources for Teaching

bullet Qld Studies Authority : Years 1-10 Mathematics
bullet Mathematics Gateway - Qld Curriculum Exchange
bullet National Literacy and Numeracy Week 2007
bullet Working mathematically - planning a mathematics unit of work on problem-solving strategies.
bullet Illuminations - U.S. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics site
bullet Problem-Solving - for Yr 3 up; concept-based problem solving. development of the solutions are detailed.
bullet Census at School - guide to using the Australian Census data



Ambleside Numeracy Hour Resources


Sample Maths Investigations (Qld)


Online Maths Applications


Who will buy? - online research module Lev 4  NSW CAP Schools


Tesselations - online research module Lev 4  NSW CAP Schools


subtangent Maths Investigations


Get Smart  - Copacabana Public Schools Interactive  activities Levels 1-3


Johnnie's Maths Page- Interactive math sites, many suitable for IWBs


Mathraps by Alex Kajitani:  The Itty Bitty Dot (Decimals)  So Many Lines (Parallel lines) and the Number Line Dance (+ and - numbers)




Updated May 2007