More Online Resources to Try this School Year

Last week, we shared some great online resources from coolcatteacher.blogspot.com. Today we’re sharing even more, focusing on math & history. Take a look at these select lesson plans, compiled and commented on by Georgia teacher Vicki Davis:

Math
Common Core Math Index of resources (via @sharemylesson #mathchat)
An incredible set of indexed Common Core lesson plans by standard for grades Kindergarten – 6 in math. Share and get ideas. Every math teacher using Common Core should peruse this list.
Assessing the Common Core Standards: Real Life Mathematics | Edutopia
An excellent set of resources about common core standards and assessment from Edutopia.
Numberphile Videos
A collection of more than 100 videos that help you explore the world of mathematics. Just about any math topic is covered including probabilities Kaprekar’s Constant and more. These videos will be useful if you’re in the process of working towards flipping your classroom.

History
World War 1 Lesson plans
June 28 is the anniversary of the outbreak of World War 1. As you discuss this topic, here are some activities and lessons to help you. There are some “causes” activities to introduce World War 1 that may interest some social studies teachers.
Veterans History Project (Library of Congress)
Veterans History Project Home page — GREAT PROJECT!!!!
Maps of War ::: Visual History of War, Religion, and Government
A website that takes maps and uses them to teach all kinds of amazing history. These maps are excellent for demonstrating events that unfolded and trends and will allow for great conversation.

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