Mathematics Summer Resources
2020 Summer Resource Packets
Students are strongly encouraged to complete these over the summer.
Entering 6th Grade
Entering 7th Grade
Entering 8th Grade
If you would like more information on the following topics, please click the links:
- RMS Algebra
- Recommended calculator for Algebra
- NWEA MAP Growth Assessments Parent Information
- NWEA MAP Parent Tool Kit
- Math In Focus Online Textbook (Please ask your child's teacher for login information)
- Transition Resource for Parents of 5th and 6th Graders
- Teaching Strategies for Improving Algebra Knowledge
- Core Principles of Math Instruction Fact Sheet
- Association of Mathematics Teachers of New Jersey
Yay Math! features an excited teacher teaching mathematics lessons to his students. The videos capture just the teacher and his whiteboard with some feedback from students. The videos cover topics in Algebra and Geometry. You can check out the Yay Math! companion website to learn more about Robert Ahdoot, the teacher featured in the videos.1
WowMath.org is developed by high school mathematics teacher Bradley Robb. His YouTube channel has more than six hundred videos covering topics in Algebra and Calculus. You can access the videos on a mobile version of WowMath too.
Patrick JMT offers of hundreds of videos covering topics in Algebra, Trigonometry, and Calculus. The channel also includes tips for answering math questions on the SAT and on the GED.
Numberphile is a neat YouTube channel about fun number facts. There are currently thirty-three videos in the Numberphile collection. The videos cover things like 998,001 and its Mysterious Recurring Decimals, Pi and Bouncing Balls, and 1 and Prime Numbers.
Bright Storm is an online tutoring service. On their YouTube channel Bright Storm provides hundreds of videos for Algebra I, Algebra II, Trigonometry, Precalculus, and Calculus. Bright Storm also offers some SAT and ACT prep videos.
Ten Marks is another online tutoring service that offers mathematics tutorial videos on their site as well as on their YouTube channel. Some of the lessons in their playlists include lessons on units of measurement, decimals, fractions, probability, area and perimeter, and factoring.
Math Class With Mr. V features seven playlists made by a mathematics teacher teaching lessons on basic mathematics, geometry, and algebra. In all there are more than 300 video lessons. Like most mathematics tutorials on YouTube, Math Class With Mr. V uses a whiteboard to demonstrate how to solve problems.
The Open University is one of my go-to YouTube channel for all things academic. A quick search on The Open University reveals seven playlists that include lessons in mathematics. The lessons that you will find in these playlists are more theoretical than they are "how to" lessons.
The New Boston is primarily a channel for computer science lessons, but it also has some good playlists of geometry, algebra, and basic mathematics lessons.
Math Doctor Bob's YouTube channel offers nearly 700 video lessons on statistics, algebra I and II, calculus, geometry, and much more. The lessons feature Doctor Bob giving the lesson in front of a whiteboard so you see him and don't just hear his lessons.For information on placement for the next school year, please contact your child's teacher or the STEM Supervisor.