Interactive Activities

computer_clipart.jpgOn this page you will find several web resources that can be used in classroom instruction with Interactive Whiteboards, as independent learning activities on the classroom computers, or to reinforce concepts taught in the classroom and practiced at home.

Ambleweb Numeracy Hour an excellent collection of K-8 interactive online tools created by teachers and students from Ambleside C.E. Primary School (UK) Some of the resources include an interactive to help students learn about angles and how to use a protractor, geometry activities, a virtual tangram, counter squares, a bar graph to introduce graphing data, an analog clock to help teach time.

Curriculum Interactives from Annenberg Media's is an interactive website that provides 4 different math interactives, as well as interactives in Science, Language, History and Art. The math interactives are for grades 6-12 and include Geometry 3-D Shapes, Math in Daily Life, Metric Conversions, and Statistics. E-Lab: A large collection of interactive activities for grades 3-6 that address Number Sense, Algebra and Functions, Measurement and Geometry, and Statistics, Data Analysis, and Probability. E-Lab activities can also be downloaded and used without being connected to the internet.

Harvey's Homepage: Interactive SMART Board Lessons for Mathematics. SMART board notebooks of interactive lessons designed by Harvey Almarode from James Madison University. The lessons focus on Number Sense, Algebra and Functions, Measurement and Geometry, Computation and Estimation, Statistics, Data Analysis and Probability.

Illuminations Activities from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). They offer a library of 105 online activities that help to make math come alive in the classroom or at home as well as links to lesson plans and online resources for K-12 Math teachers.

The Shodor Education Foundation Interactivate Provides a set of interactive science and math activities divided by grade-band and NCTM standards.

Math Playground an interactive site to practice your math skills, play a logic games, and explore a variety of math manipulatives for elementary and middle school students.

Mathplotter allows teachers of mathematics to draw pictures of equations and functions and to put those images in a Word or Excel document. Mathplotter can also be used in the classroom to explore the behavior of mathematical equations. is an interactive site by B. Dye in England. There are curriculum, articles, books, and a section for download, including free software to explore topics interactively featuring concepts in number, geometry, algebra, graphs, data handling.

Math Warehouse is a warehouse of Interactive math activities with definitions, examples, worksheets, and other resources. The topics include algebra, geometry, trigonometry.

PBS Teacherline Interactives this site provides a variety of interactive activities, animations and games to enhance your lessons and reinforce key concepts.

Seeing Math by the Concord Consortium has eight free secondary math interactives to clarify key mathematical ideas in middle and high school mathematics. Each interactive provides a real-time connection between representations of the mathematics (symbolic, graphical, etc.), so that changes in one representation instantly cause changes in the other.

Tangrams from in the UK. Students in grades K-4 can use this site to create tangrams from three different levels.

TeacherLED, This site is a is designed to provide teachers with access to free high quality teaching resources for use on Interactive Whiteboards. The site and all of the resources are owned and produced by Spencer Riley, a teacher since 2002 in Birmingham, United Kingdom.

ThatQuiz Math test activities for students and teachers at all grade levels

Visual Math: Functions contains JAVA applets for exploring linear and quadratic functions. Linear explorations include representations of linear functions, functions defined on intervals, equivalent expressions for functions, addition/subtraction, transformations, rate of change.

Waldo's Interactive Maths Pages was developed by a teacher in England named Waldo. It is a website that contains over 50 interactive activities for teaching and reinforcing math concepts to students in grades 6-12.

Walter Fendt's Java Applets on Mathematics this site procides a variety of Java Applets focusing on arithmetic, elementary algebra, geometry, trigonometry, vector analysis, analysis, and complex numbers (arithmetic operations).

Wolfram Demonstrations Project from Wolfram Research, Inc
is a collection of interactive illustrations is created by Mathematica users from around the world, who participate by contributing innovative Demonstrations. The idea was originally conceived by Mathematica creator and scientist Stephen Wolfram as a way to bring computational exploration to the widest possible audience, the Wolfram Demonstrations Project is an open-code resource that uses dynamic computation to illuminate concepts in science, technology, mathematics, art, finance, and a remarkable range of other fields.