Elementary Numeracy Websites
Design a Party
Learners design the layout for a party, creating spaces based on given area and perimeter. Each level has multiple correct answers. Great for your interactive whiteboard!
http://www.mathplayground.com/PartyDesigner/PartyDesigner.html
Exploring Krypto
Combine five numbers using the standard arithmetic operations to create a target number. Develops number sense, computational skill, and an understanding of the order of operations. This game can be adapted to be used in small group with pencil or paper or used with your computer and projector.
http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?id=L803
(directions)
http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivityDetail.aspx?id=173
(direct link to game)
Fractions Simulations
http://phet.colorado.edu/sims/fractions/fractions-intro_en.jnlp
Create your own fractions using fun interactive objects. Match shapes and numbers to earn stars in the fractions games. Many levels to differentiate instruction.
http://phet.colorado.edu/sims/fractions/fraction-matcher_en.jnlp
Grand Prix – from Arcademic Skill Builders
Multi-player games to improve fact fluency. Teach students to self-monitor accuracy and rate.
http://www.arcademicskillbuilders.com/games/grand_prix/grand_prix.html
Mathemagician – Improve fact fluency with timed practice.
Goal is 20 problems in one minute.
Easily differentiate based on readiness.
Addition http://resources.oswego.org/games/mathmagician/mathsadd.html
Subtraction http://resources.oswego.org/games/mathmagician/mathssub.html
Multiplication http://resources.oswego.org/games/mathmagician/mathsmulti.html
Division http://www.oswego.org/ocsd-web/games/mathmagician/mathsdiv.html
Order of Operations
Practice order of operations by selecting the operation that comes next.
http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/mejhm/index.html?ID1=AB.MATH.JR.NUMB&ID2=AB.MATH.JR.NUMB.INTE&lesson=html/object_interactives/order_of_operations/use_it.html
Place Value Game
Create the largest number with the given digits. Settings can be adapted to meet the needs of all learners.
http://education.jlab.org/placevalue/index.html
Power Lines
Arrange addends to add up to the same sum.
Phase 1 http://resources.oswego.org/games/Powerlines/powerlines1.html
Phase 2 (Password is 321123.) http://resources.oswego.org/games/Powerlines/powerlines2.html
Phase 3 (Password is 123321.) http://resources.oswego.org/games/Powerlines/powerlines3.html
ThinkingBlocks – Build models to represent story problems. OUTSTANDING site!
http://www.mathplayground.com/NewThinkingBlocks/thinking_blocks_multiplication_division.html
ThinkingBlocks – Build models to represent story problems.
http://www.mathplayground.com/ThinkingBlocks/thinking_blocks_modeling _tool.html
ThinkingBlocks Tutorials – These tutorials will help students understand the word problems.
http://www.mathplayground.com/thinkingblocks.html