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13 Free Resources to Support Math Learning At Home

The CORE Mathematics team has put together this list of free resources — covering lessons and activities, building fluency and number sense, and assessments —  to support remote math instruction. Even once classrooms open again, these will continue to be go-to resources to enhance your lessons.

Lessons and Activities

  • Mathematics Assessment Project (MARS Tasks): The Mathematics Assessment Project provides lessons and tasks to engage students in applying math knowledge through problem-solving and reasoning at the middle and high school levels.
  • EngageNY: EngageNY provides a full K-12 curriculum for math and ELA including lessons, activities, practice, and how-to videos.
  • The Math Learning Center: The Math Learning Center provides free tools, applications, and lessons for K-5 math.
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM): NCTM provides a variety of free resources for teaching math online, including free webinars for teachers, applications, and student activities.
  • Math Solutions: Math Solutions provides sets of math lessons with engaging activities for grades K-8.
  • Edulastic Distance Learning: Edulastic has developed a new eLearning hub that provides resources for lessons and assessments with tips and resources for teachers and students. Edulastic includes content for ELA, Math, Science and Social Studies.
  • Which One Doesn’t Belong: This website provides a variety of thought-provoking puzzles in which players look at four images or numbers and decide which of the four does not belong in the group.

Building Fluency and Number Sense

  • KenKen Puzzles: Number puzzles that provides fun practice that requires reasoning and problem-solving with elementary school practice with addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • Make 24 at The application randomly draws 4 cards from a standard deck of cards must use the values shown on the four cards and the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division to create an outcome of 24.
  • Sumaze: Sumaze is an application for Apple and Android devices in which players work through a mazes developing number sense and other skills through problem-solving and mathematical reasoning. Activities are provided for both elementary and secondary levels.
  • ArcAdemics: Arcademics are fun video games focused on repetition to build automaticity and fluency with number facts at the grade s 1-6 level.



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