September 2016...Welcome Back! I am excited for another wonderful school year at Avalon Elementary School. This year I will be teaching 5th grade Science, 6th grade Math with Mrs. Gilhooley, 7th grade Science, and 8th grade Algebra. Please review the syllabus for each course and if you have any questions feel free to email me at terry@avesnj.org.

**General Math Sites**

AAA Math - Basic math skills, interactive practice, explanations of the math topics, challenge games, randomly created math problems for grades K-8. Select by grade level or math topic.

__http://aaamath.com/__

Ask Dr. Math - a place to get the answers to your math questions

__http://forum.swarthmore.edu/dr.math/__

Brain Pop: Math - math movies dealing with calculations and computations

__http://www.brainpop.com/math/seeall/__

CoolMath.com - links for calculators, online graphing calculator, math games, math references, fractal generators, polygon stuff, brain benders, success in math tips

__http://www.coolmath.com/home.htm__

Figure This! Math Challenges for Families - interesting math challenges that middle-school students can do at home with their families (math index breaks the challenges down by topic)

__http://www.figurethis.org/index40.htm__

Math.com - homework help, practice, testing tips, calculators & tools, games, and more.

__http://www.math.com/students.html__

Math Playground - math activities for grades K-6

__http://www.mathplayground.com/__

Mrs. Glosser's Math Goodies - interactive math lessons, puzzles, help, etc.

__http://www.mathgoodies.com/__

Professor Freeman's Math Help - provides information about basic math, algebra, study skills, math anxiety and learning styles.

__http://www.mathpower.com/__

Webmath - everyday math, general math, algebra, graphs, plots, geometrical stuff, trigonometry, calculus, and other stuff.

__http://www.webmath.com/__

**Math Games**

Daily Sudoku from Thinks.com

__http://thinks.com/daily_sudoku.htm__

FunBrain - Math games and other subjects for grades K-8

__http://www.funbrain.com/__

Jefferson Lab: Games and Puzzles - science & math (Speed Math Deuxe, Speed Math - Inequalities, Mystery Math, NimNumber Game, Place Value Game, Looking for TopQuarks (coordinates)

__http://education.jlab.org/indexpages/elementgames.html__

Math Playground - Practice your math skills with these fun and challenging games. Concepts include math operations, algebra, percent, geometry, and multiples.

__http://www.mathplayground.com/games.html__

NullGee Connect Four - two player game with zero gravity

http://www.theproblemsite.com/games/nullgee.asp

PBS Kids Cyberchase Games

__http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/games.html__

Who Wants to be a Mathionaire? - "win" a million dollars answering math questions

__http://www.subtangent.com/maths/mathionaire.php__