Math and Science

Three Online Math Dictionaries

By The Editorial Team March 8, 2013

Teachers can help younger students grasp basic math concepts quickly and efficiently when they include math dictionaries as a resource in their lesson plans. Math dictionaries combine mathematical concepts and terms with visual aids to help students learn how to work with numbers and solve specific problems. This helps improve student memory and sharpen their… Read More

4 Math Software Programs for Students

By The Editorial Team March 7, 2013

Teachers and parents often look for understandable and engaging math software programs to use when teaching elementary mathematics. Software programs often serve their purpose best when they are used as a supplemental education tool to traditional classroom instruction. Many children take more interest in computer-based learning due to their visually appealing and interactive nature. Luckily,… Read More

Elementary Science Lesson Plans on the Muscular System

By The Editorial Team March 6, 2013

Lesson plans that focus on the human muscular system and are used by elementary teachers do not have to be boring or focus only on scientific terms and details. Exploring the amazing muscular structures in the body can be fun and engaging for both students and teachers. To make lesson plans more interesting, teachers can… Read More

Information That Should be in an 8th Grade Math Chart

By The SHARE Team March 4, 2013

A mathematics chart for 8th grade students should provide fundamental math rules and steps needed to solve linear equations and geometrical functions. By this time, an eighth grader should have mastered the following mathematical concepts: Adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing decimals, fractions and whole numbers Turning a decimal into a percentage and vice versa What… Read More

4 Downloadable High School Geometry Practice Worksheets

By The SHARE Team February 26, 2013

For educators in search of high school geometry practice worksheets, the Internet an invaluable tool. However searching for some of the best websites can be daunting. Here we have compiled a list of four websites that provide downloadable high school geometry practice worksheets. We have linked to the exact page for these practice worksheets within… Read More

4 Biology Project Ideas for High School Students

By The SHARE Team February 23, 2013

Biology Projects are great teaching tools educators can use to boost student interest in the subject and spark classroom participation. Testing plants and gravity Testing root growth in relationship to gravity is a fun and simple idea. To do this, students need to cut a strip of paper towel approximately one inch wide. Then, they… Read More

4 Sites Offering Easy and Printable Math Puzzles

By The Editorial Team February 16, 2013

If you’re in need of printable math puzzles, we have found several valuable sources that can help. Printable math puzzles give teachers a vast array of options for helping students’ master math at their own pace. These four sites offer unique, fun ways for students to retain important math concepts they’ll need throughout their school… Read More

Advice on Improving your Elementary Math Instruction

By The SHARE Team February 15, 2013

New methods for teaching mathematics to elementary students are proving effective. You can incorporate them into existing lesson plans. If you’re searching for ways to spruce up your math instruction techniques and provide students with a solid foundation in math, consider using these education tactics below. Math teaching techniques to try Deconstruct. Split a concept… Read More

Sites That Answer Math Questions Online

By The Editorial Team

Mathematics is often one of the most challenging subjects for a student to master. To keep students on track, many teachers provide students with both instruction and guided practice in the classroom, as well as assignments that must be completed at home and turned in the next day. However, when students go home to work… Read More

Elementary school teachers can incorporate climate change lesson plans into their science curriculum in a number of ways, from comprehensive study to snapshots. The following sites provide a jumping-off point for teacher inspiration and student engagement throughout the year. Climate Change Education This site is best used as a resource for teachers and parents. It… Read More

Five Carbon Footprint Activities for Kids

By The Editorial Team February 13, 2013

In these eco-friendly times, “carbon footprint” has become a hot-button phrase. While that is wonderful news, it is not necessarily something children grasp intuitively. They must instead be taught the meaning of the phrase using activities that contextualize it within their lives. Luckily, it is not hard to come up with carbon footprint activities kids… Read More

4 Topics for Middle School Biology Projects

By The Editorial Team February 12, 2013

Middle school students are just beginning to become self-sufficient in the sciences, and topics for biology project ideas should reflect that. When students become interested in various scientific areas, give them the range to explore those areas in ways that capture their attention and engage their rational minds. Here are 5 topics that do just… Read More

Three Ideas for Teaching Science to Elementary Students

By The SHARE Team February 11, 2013

The term “science” is one that encompasses a broad world of phenomena and events such as weather, the solar system, animal and plant life and more. And while students will surely explore these niche aspects of science as they mature in the K-12 school system, at the elementary level it’s the job of the teacher… Read More

5 Mythbusters Project Ideas that Won't Poke Your Eye Out

By The Editorial Team February 6, 2013

The show “Mythbusters” has become known for its entertaining and educational take on common assumptions or “myths” about the world around us. Using scientific methods, popular legends, rumors and myths are either systematically debunked or deemed true (or at least plausible). Teachers and students who enjoy the show are often inspired by it, and might… Read More

Scoop on the International Kangaroo Math Test Competition

By The Editorial Team February 1, 2013

Let the games begin! Such might be the words of the Paris-based Association Kangourou Sans Frontieres (AKSF), the international organization that oversees the annual Kangaroo Math Test. Schoolchildren in grades one through twelve anxiously await the third Thursday in March, when the test is given, with the same enthusiasm that college basketball fans look forward to March… Read More