Grades 6-8 Math Banner
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    TEA Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

    TEA

    PreK-12

    Texas Education Agency (TEA) posts learning standards for Pre-K through Advanced Mathematics courses.

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    STAAR

    STAAR

    Gr 3-8 & Algebra I

    TEA posts the released STAAR exams with answer keys from prior administrations.

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    TEKS Resource System

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    K-PreCalc

    BISD follows the TEKS Resource System (Curriculum) which defines the what and when of teaching and learning. Parents access using Guest login. A watermark will display across the various pages.

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    Math4Texas

    m4tx2

    K-8

    "Math4Texas was developed to help parents understand the content and conceptual changes of the Math Texas Essential Knowledge & Skills (TEKS) and their impact on students’ everyday learning and thinking."

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    Khan Academy

    Khan

    K-12

    Free online video tutorials and practice for students which spans from Counting to Calculus. A test prep for SAT, which can also be used for preparing for the PSAT, is available for free.

    A free early learning APP is available.

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    Illuminations

     Illum

    PreK-12

    The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics provides free online resources which includes lessons, (mobile) games, interactive activities, and brain teasers.

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    Illustrative Mathematics

    Illustrative

    Gr 6-8

    Free online lessons, practice, and activities aligned to CCSS not TEKS. Note: mathematics (e.g., solving a one-variable equation) remains the same process across all states.

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    Promotes additional resources

    Freckle Education\

    Freckle

    K-8

    A free differentiated math platform which includes monitoring student learning based on individual readiness and pace.

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    Cost for school or district use.

    CorbettMaths.com

    corbett

    K-12

    A free resource of videos and practice worksheets including answers from England. These resources are listed alphabetically, not by grade-level or course.

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    Promotes additional resources

    Prodigy

    Prodigy

    Gr 1-8

    Free online math games

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    Free for teachers, cost for families

    Desmos

    Desmos

    Gr 3-8, Alg I, Geom, Alg 2, College Alg, PreCalc, Calculus

    Free online calculators (four function, scientific, and graphing) for students and teachers. Site includes interactive activities.

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    GeoGebra

    Geog

    Gr 2-8, Alg I, Geom, Alg 2, College Alg, PreCalc, Calculus

    Free online graphing tool for geometry, algebra, Calculus, which includes 3-D graphing features.

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    Figure This!

    Figure

    Gr 6-8

    Free family and student math challenges, in English and Spanish.

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    MashUp Math

    Mashup

    Gr 1-8, Alg I, Geometry

    Free video lessons and math puzzles. Free download of the eBook How to Answer the Question: Why Do I Have to Learn Math?

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    Virtual Nerd

    virtual

    Gr 6-8, Alg I, Geometry

    Free video tutorials by topic are available. Site include free SAT and ACT prep.

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    PBS Math Club

    PBS

    Gr 6-9

    Free online videos that can help students complete homework are available. Although aligned to CCSS, “what is an integer” is the same concept across states.

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