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I have found a number of interactive sites that have on-line interactive Virtual Manipulatives.
I use picture books to access vocabulary, prior knowledge and to have students "put on their math hats".
Must have picture books to access vocabulary and activate prior knowledge::
|Mathematicians Are People, Too.|
|Sir Cumference: And the Great Knight of Angleland||Sir Cumference: And the First Round Table|
|Sir Cumference: and the Dragon of Pi |
Kate Bush sings about Pi!
|Sir Cumference: and the Sword in the Cone|
|Math Equations (Learn Alberta)||Pythagoras' Theorem: |
What is it all about?
|Learn Alberta: |
lots of java hands-on activities.
|Geometry Work: |
Create some Angles and lines - including how to's.
GSP Problem Solver
|Java Sketchpad: |
Try Pythagorus' Theorem here.
Virtual Manipulatives: including various geometry activities
Must-Have manipulatives for Intermediate classes: