Khan Academy is a free, fun, educational and totally awesome organization. The goal of Khan Academy is to change "education for the better by providing a free world-class education to anyone anywhere." The site contains over 2,700 videos on math, physics, biology, chemistry, finance and art. Students, parents, coaches, and teachers can use Khan Academy in many ways. Teachers and homeschool parents can use this resource to coordinate classwork and monitor student work. Kids looking for homework help can find explanations and practice examples on the virtual scratch pad. Adults looking for continuing education opportunities will find help here as well.
Kids, do you want to be a scientist, game designer, sportscaster, or chef when you grow up? How about an engineer, meteorologist, or inventor? If you have ever thought about any of these careers, check out Math Apprentice to see why math is the basis for so many careers. Play any of these cool games, and let math help you become anything you want to be!
The 3rd annual World Math Day will take place on March 4, 2009. Children from around the world will be uniting to answer a record breaking number of mental arithmatic questions. Unicef and 3D Learning have partnered to bring about this event, which is open to kids ages 5-18. Practice is open now on the website and classrooms, homeschoolers or individual students are invited to register. Are you ready to participate?