Monday, February 9, 2015

Cool Math and a Math Linky!

I wanted to invite you to sneak a peek at a math linky I am participating in at the following link:  http://lovealwaysdianalynn.weebly.com/blog/math-madness-monday.  Pop over for some great math-based ideas for your own classroom on every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month!
 
I also wanted to take a moment this Monday to tell you about a math website that I absolutely LOVE! 
   
Cool Math is one of our absolute classroom favorites!  These games are excellent for developing critical and strategic thinking.  In fact, we love using the game Lemonade Stand (http://www.coolmath-games.com/lemonade/index.html) to accompany our economics unit (http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Creating-a-Classroom-Economy-Economics-Adv-Entrepreneurship).   I love the math content my students are learning, and they love working on lemonade recipes, setting prices, and watching the reactions of their customers when the lemonade is just a bit too sour! LOL

There are other great economics games there as well, including Coffee Shop.  I would definitely recommend checking it out with your little learners (you might also love playing it yourself in your spare "teacher time")!

Connecting math in a meaningful way to other parts of the curriculum is so critical, and that's why I love coolmath.com so much...because of its excellent variety and content!

Shannon :-)

1 comment:

  1. math cool games are easy game but very informative and educational. Play these games and learn math in a easy and fun type.
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