Key: Site appropriate for P=Parents, S=Students, T=Teachers
Khan Academy is a non-profiteducational website created in 2006 by educator Sal Khan to provide “a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.” The website features thousands of educational resources, including a personalized learning dashboard, over 100,000 exercise problems, and over 4000 micro lectures via video tutorials stored on YouTube, including videos that cater to the common core algebra curriculum.
Math Bits Notebook (http://mathbitsnotebook.com/Algebra1/Algebra1.html) [T, S]
MathBitsNotebook – Algebra 1 is a series of lesson and practice pages for students studying high school Algebra 1. These materials cover all standards stated in the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics.
Engage NY (www.engageny.org) [P, T, S]
Engage NY provides sample Regents Examination in Algebra I (Common Core) questions to help students, parents, and educators better understand the instructional shifts demanded by the Common Core and the rigor required to ensure that all students are on track to college and career readiness.
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Learn Zillion www.learnzillion.com [P, T, S]
LearnZillion.com offers a free and growing set of Math and English Language resources for grades 2-12 that have been developed by expert teachers directly from the Common Core State Standards.LearnZillion.com offers a free and growing set of Math and English Language resources for grades 2-12 that have been developed by expert teachers directly from the Common Core State Standards.
LearnZillion offers a free and growing set of Math [and English Language] resources for grades 2-12 that have been developed by expert teachers directly from the Common Core State Standards. There are over 10,000 high quality resources on the site, which supply teachers and students with five-minute mini-lessons based on the Common Core State Standards initiative–designed to align states’ curriculums–and delivered by master teachers. Students can use LearnZillion to review class material and teachers can use it to get ideas for their own classes and to study videos to improve their teaching methods.
Illustrative Mathematics (http://www.illustrativemathematics.org/) [T]
Illustrative Mathematics is a discerning community of educators dedicated to the coherent learning of mathematics. Lessons are carefully reviewed by teachers and teacher leaders to give children an understanding in mathematics and skill in using it.
Illuminations by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) (http://illuminations.nctm.org/) [S, T]
Illuminations is a project designed by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and supported by the Verizon Foundation. Illuminations increases access to quality standards-based resources for teaching and learning mathematics, including interactive tools for students and instructional support for teachers. Share resources, join discussions and participate in special interest groups.
Online Graphing Calculator (https://www.desmos.com/calculator) [S]
A beautiful, free, online graphing calculator from desmos.com. Students are able to instantly plot any equation.