You asked for MATH Resources, and we found them… with a little help from our friends, and some other great resources mentioned below. From math-related books to apps, websites, games and more, we think you’ll find what you’re looking for, but feel free to make new suggestions and we’ll be sure to keep the list growing.

**P.A.L.’s Top 25 MATH Related Books for Kids & Parents*: **

**Math Curse**by Jon Scziezka and Lane Smith**Adding Math, Subtracting Tension***by Francis Stern**The Phantom Tollbooth**by Norton Jester**Hatchet**by Gary Paulsen**Holes**by Louis Sachlar Frances**Sideways Arithmetic from Wayside School**by Louis Sachar**I Hate Mathematics!**by Marilyn Burns**Play Ball: Sports Math**from Time Life Books**The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure**by Hans Enzenburger**How Much is a Million**by David Schwartz**The Man Who Counted**by Malba Tahan**Anno’s Mysterious Multiplying Jar**by Masaichiro and Mitsumasa Anno**The Grapes of Math**by Greg Tang**G Is for Googol: A Math Alphabet Book**by David Schwartz**12 Ways to Get to 11**by Eve Merriam**Each Orange Had 8 Slices**by Paul Giganti**The Housekeeper and the Professor**by Yoko Ogawa**What’s Your Angle, Pythagoras**by Julie Ellis**Sir Cumference and the First Round Table**by Cindy Neuschwander**In Code: A Mathematical Journey**by Sarah Flannery**Spaghetti and Meatballs for All! A Mathematical Story***by Marilyn Burns***Sea Squares**by Joy N. Hulme**Full House, An Invitation to Fractions**by Dayle Ann Dodds**Divide and Ride**by Stuart J. Murphy**Great Estimations**by Bruce Goldstone

**More Great Math Booklists:**

- http://oame.on.ca/main/files/home/MathResourcesRL.pdf

an amazing compilation of math resources, books and more - http://www.livingmath.net

another excellent compilation of book lists sorted by math skill and need - https://palworkshops.wordpress.com/books-for-kids/math-book-recommendations-by-robert-berkman

Robert Berkman’s Recommended Reading List

**Recommended Math Websites:**

- Adapted Mind Math
- Adding Subtracting Tallies
- ALEKS for K-12
- Aplusmath.comArithmetic and pre-algebra | Khan Academy
- Art of Problem Solving
- Association of Teachers of Mathematics of New York City
*,*ATMNYC - BBC – Skillswise – Maths
- Better Living Through Math
- Biographies of Mathematicians & Scientists
- BrainPOP – Animated Educational Site for Kids – Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Arts & Music, Health, and Technology
- Calculation Nation® – Challenge others. Challenge yourself.®
- Campus Math
- Center for Mathematical Talent @ NYU
- Cisco Binary Game
- Cyberchase. Episodes | PBS Parents
- Economic lesson plans, Personal Finance lesson plans and resources for educators, students and afterschool providers | EconEdLink
- Education Place® New York Mathematics
- Education World: The Math Machine Archive: Math Games
- EPGY Mathematics Department
- Everyday Math
- Figure This! Math Challenges for Families – Table of Contents
- Free Math Placement Test | Online Printable Math Placement Test from Thinkwell
- Free Online MIT Course Materials for High School | High School Courses Developed by MIT | MIT OpenCourseWare
- FunBrain.com – The Internet’s #1 Education Site for K-8 Kids and Teachers – Funbrain.com
- GeoGebraTube
*Greg Tang World of Math – Greg Tang Math*- The Geometry Junkyard: Origami
- Hands on Banking
- Heinemann | Publisher of professional resources and a provider of educational services for teachers, kindergarten through college
- Hoagies Gifted- Multiplication Site
- Home School NYC: Math and Economics Resources
- Homeschool Math – free math worksheets, lessons, ebooks, curriculum guide, and more
*Living Math*- http://www.p12.nysed.gov/ciai/common_core_standards/pdfdocs/nysp12cclsmath.pdf
- I Love Math and Young Math
- Illuminations: Activities
- Illuminations: KenKen
- Illuminations: Lessons
- Illuminations: Web Links – Number & Operations
- IXL Math | Online math practice and lessons
- Kay Toliver Classroom Lessons
- Know the Math
- Leadership in Math Education @ Bank Street
- Mastering Fractions in Math
- MasterMath.info: Middle School Math Lessons
- Math Arcade on Funbrain… can you win all 25 games? – Funbrain.com
*Math Cats — fun math for kids*- MATHCOUNTS
- Mathematical Association of America
- Math for America
- Math in The City
- Math Games: Fun Activities for Kids and Adults
- Math Garden
- Math Goodies
- Math Mammoth – YouTube
- Math Manipulatives for Teachers, Educational Math DVD’s and Math Homeschool Curriculum Like Horizons Help Make Make Fun Math Learning Tools for Kids
- Math-M-Addicts
- Math Monsters : Pre K-2 Math Video Series and Books
- Mathnasium
- Math Playground
- Math Puzzle
- Math Toolbox: make and use a math toolbox at home
- Math2.org
- Mathematics | Zona Land Education
- Mathematics:MST:CI&IT:NYSED
- mathispower4u
- Math Prize for Girls
- Mathwire.com | March 2012
- Money Bunny
- MUSEUM OF MATHEMATICS
- MyKidsBank.org home
- National Council of Teachers of Mathematics- (NCTM) Resources for Parents
- NCTM Conferences
- New York City Interscholastics Mathematics League, NYCIML
- NYMATHCIRCLE
**New York City Math Project Conference**- NYC MATH TEAM
- Olympiad Math
- ReelMath
- Rick’s Math – Learn Math with Fun Tips and Worksheets
- Sadlier-Oxford :: Mathematics
- Amazon.com: Schoolhouse Rock! (Special 30th Anniversary Edition): Jack Sheldon, Darrel Stern, Sue Manchester, Tom Warburton, George Newall, Michael Eisner: Movies & TV
- Amazon.com: The Story of 1: Terry Jones, Marcus du Sautoy, Leo Jampinjinpa Wayne, Ahmed Boulane, Fred Challa, Chris Hartley, Nick Murphy, Peter Norrey, Adam Kemp, Jasper James, Tamara Bodenham: Movies & TV
- Singapore Math Inc
- Singapore Math Scope & Sequence
- Talk About Math
- TERC Investigations
- U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing – Small Denominations
- Virtual World Games for Kids – Online 3D Virtual World – JumpStart
- Welcome to BLTMath
- Welcome to Math Playground
- What Are Curriculum Focal Points?
- Youth | MyMoney

**Math Apps:**

**Carcassonne****English Country Tune****Go Sum****Kakooma****Little Digits****Math Bingo**

**MathBoard**– very flexible, for practicing all kinds of arithmetic including single-digit “math facts”, the vertical algorithms, and even middle-school-level math involving reasoning about negatives, exponents, square roots. The app has a little “scratch paper” at the bottom for doing one’s work. You can vary the format of the question, the format of the answer, and the range of the numbers used in the questions.**Multiplication Genius-**A good multiplication practice game with times tables and practice games. More interesting than flash cards, but a simple way to drill multiplication**Multiplication Trainer**A simple app for practicing times tables**Sums Stacker**– This is a problem-solving game for kids, which helps them to practice and reason with basic number combinations in addition/subtraction. There are target sums, and the player moves stacks of numbers so that the sum of each stack matches the target sum.**Reiner Knizia’s Yoku-Game**– This game is good for practicing basic number combinations in addition/subtraction, and it can also involve sophisticated strategic thinking. The game shows an array of numbers, which get bigger and bigger as you reach higher levels. You clear rows and columns by connecting numbers into addition groups and making the groups disappear. (If 3, 4, 8, and 1 are contiguous, you can connect them and they would disappear because 3 + 4 + 1 = 8.)**Pop Math**– This is an engaging way for kids to practice basic number combinations with all 4 basic operations. Bubbles float around and the student pops the bubbles by choosing equivalent amounts. (40 / 8 matches with 5, for example.)**Motion Math HD**– This is the first of a wonderful series of apps that give practice with mental math and also build number sense / reasoning skills. In this version, the student is given a number line. Fractions fall from the top of the screen, and the student tilts the device to make the fraction fall on the correct place on the number line. The game requires a high level of understanding, especially in the higher levels when decimals, fractions, and percents all fall.**Motion Math Wings**– This is part of the Motion Math series. As your bird flies through the sky, pairs of values come flying towards it, and you have to steer your bird to fly through the higher value. (You may see “3 sets of 5” and “4 sets of 4,” and you would fly your bird through the later one because 16 > 15.) Like all of the Motion Math games, it requires flexible thinking because the form of the numbers keeps changing.**Motion Math: Zoom**– This is part of the Motion Math series. A number appears at the top of the screen, and the student must move the number line back and forth to find where the number goes. The clever part is that the student can zoom in and out of the number line to count by fractions, units, 10s, 100s, and 1000s. On the higher levels, the student places fractions and negatives on the number line.**Motion Math: Hungry Fish**– In this Motion Math game, the player joins together floating bubbles to make a target sum. When he does, the hungry fish eats the bubbles and gets bigger. The target sum changes each round and gets harder and harder. This game is good for practicing mental addition with single and double-digit numbers.**Sushi Monster**– An engaging addition and multiplication game that goes beyond flashcards and basics drills. You are timed as you have to figure out what factors make up the number the sushi chef displays.**Slice It!**– This is an engaging game of spatial reasoning, which also incorporates indirect practice with area, congruent figures, and fractions/percents, and factoring. Students are given a shape, and they have to use a specified number of “slices” to cut the shape into pieces, each of which has an equal area. The puzzles are very easy in the first few levels, but they get hard quickly.**Ticket to Ride**This is the electronic version of the classic card game. (Only the easiest level is available as an app.) This is great practice with mental math with the basic operations, and also with reasoning about factors.**24 Game**–

* *Math Related Games & Toys:

**General Games**

- Manipulatives- Unifix cubes, legos, candy, coins, etc.
- Tangrams
- Zometool
- Clock
- Dice
- Playing Cards
- Haba
**King of Numbers**, 5-8 yrs - Educa
**Learn to Add & Subtract**, 4-5 yrs - Orchard Toys
**Bus Stop**– 4-8 yrs - Learning Resources-
**Big Cat Math**, 6+ - Haba-
**3 Times 4=SWAT**, multiplication game - Think Fun- Math Dice
**“Math Dice” Game (from ThinkFun)**ages 8 and up - Lakeshore
**Regrouping Kit, Addition**

**Money-Related Games**

- Simply Fun-
**Bank It** **Monopoly**- Educa,
**Shopping Spree** **Cashflow for Kids**- play money and a cash register

**Board Games**

**‘Smath****Pandemic****Settlers of Catan****Race to the Galaxy****Clue****Rush Hour**Using Puzzles to Teach Problem Solving: Teacher’s Guide to Rush Hour- An on-line version of Rush Hour (not by the makers of Rush Hour)
**Abalone****Gobblet**! Grades 4-12**Pylos, Quarto and Quixo**Grades 4-12

**Card Games:**

**1-2-3 OY!****Cribbage****Uno****Set****Yahtzee****7 ATE 9****Rat A Tat Cat**

**Strategy, Spatial Thinking & Logic Games**–

**Quoridor**(Gigamic Games) ages 8 and up**Blokus**and**Blokus 3D**(from Sekkoïa) ages 5 and up (2D version), ages 7 and up for 3D version**Carcassonne**(from Rio Grande Games) ages 8 and up**Reflection**(from Fat Brain Toys)- ages 8 and up**Set**ages 6 and up

**Games & Puzzles that Incorporate Math**–

**24 Game**ages 9 and up**Lost Cities (from Kosmos)-**ages 8 and up

**For Sale (from UberPlay)**ages 8 and up

**Math Activities:**

**Primary Skill Building Games & Activities**by Dave Gardner**Primary Grade Challenge Math**by Edward Zaccaro

**Math Tutors: ***Coming soon*

**P.A.L. would like to thank Robert Berkman, Sian Zelbo, Frances Stern, Ron Lancaster, Sam Laury, Lauri Spigel and Andrew Sabatino for their great recommendations and website resources.**

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