Resources

 

Online Resources


 

Here is a list of some useful websites and apps which can be used to promote and develop whole-school numeracy capacity. Click here to download a PDF version of the lists.

 

              http://pdst.ie/sites/default/files/PDST%20GRAPHIC%20ORGANISER%20ENG%20FINAL.pdf

              A good selection of graphic organiser templates and suggestions for use. Useful for promoting                                                                                 problem solving strategies. Group work and AFL ideas also. 

 

http://mathscircles.ie

 Useful problem solving exercises.

 

http://nrich.maths.org/frontpage

NRICH is a team of qualified teachers who are also practitioners in RICH mathematical thinking. 

 

http://www.haveyougotmathseyes.com/

Real life applications of mathematics

 

http://seandelaney.com/2011/11/15/how-parents-can-help-their-child-learn...

Ideas from Dr. Sean Delaney on  how parents can best help their children with their mathematics

 

http://www.arcademicskillbuilders.com 

Online educational video games

 

http://worksheets.theteachercorner.net 

Word puzzles e.g. Why is a manhole cover round? 

 

http://ie.ixl.com 

IXL is aligned to the Irish national curriculum. 

http://www.mangahigh.com/en_gb/games

Short versions of free Maths games. Students can play full length versions for free if you create a school account and issue them with logins.

http://nlvm.usu.edu 

Resources for various strands available. Scroll down to grades 9-12 for second level resources.

http://www.thatquiz.org/ 

Very good quizzes and tests against the clock.

http://www.mathplayground.com/geoboard.html 

Interactive geoboard

http://www.theteachercorner.net/ 

A collection of educational worksheets, lesson plans, activities and resources for teachers and parents

 http://www.cngl.ie/ailo/ 

Puzzles in language, logic and linguistics

http://www.jcspliteracy.ie/num_jcsp_resources.php:

Access to JCSP numeracy resources

 

http://www.mathsisfun.com/

Puzzles, games and worksheets

 

http://www.tes.co.uk/

Useful resources for all subjects

 

http://mrbartonmaths.com/

Maths resources for teachers, parents and students.

 

http://www.studystack.com/

Mathematical literacy tool 

 

http://amathsdictionaryforkids.com/dictionary.html

An animated dictionary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

School Apps


 

Here is a list of some useful apps which can be used to support whole school numeracy development:

 

King of Maths: Very good for mental arithmetic

Maths Quiz Gameshow​: Quizzes on various mathematics topics

Digiwhiz: Very good for number fluency

 

5 Dice: Exercises combining five numbers and operations to reach a target number

Wolfram Algebra-Course Assistant: Multi-representational approach to algebra

Wolfram Pre-Algebra Course Assistant: Multi-representational approach to algebra

Maths Bingo: Good for basic arithmetic

Algebra Touch: Demonstration of basic rules of addition/subtraction

Fraction Basic: Lessons based on different aspects of fractions

Tangrams: Good for puzzles and shapes

Math Gr5: Topics such as number and operations, fractions and measuring etc. are included

Conundra Math: Exercises combining three numbers and operations to reach a target number

 

NumberGame: An App which combines foreign languages and the numbers 1-10