Jump start your math instruction by using PBS Kids’ standards based program CYBERCHASE that targets children in grades 3 - 5. Combine the award winning TV program with online activities. CYBERCHASE has been on the air since 2001 using the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) standards as a basis for all of its math activities. This newsletter focuses on 8 episodes that will air during the summer. All of the activities and online resources have been aligned with the Arizona Articulated Math Standards.
Produced by Thirteen/WNET New York and Nelvana International, the Award-winning series CYBERCHASE is the only mathematics series for children on American television. Designed for kids ages 8 to 12 and packed with mystery, humor, and action, each episode delivers positive messages about math by teaching concepts in a fun way that kids can understand. CYBERCHASE teaches kids that math is everywhere, everyone can be good at it, and it's fun! CYBERCHASE Online for Teachers provides everything you need to bring the math adventure and learning fun of CYBERCHASE to your students.
episode is a thrilling adventure driven by a different math
concept. From tackling time in ancient Egyptian tombs to
cracking codes in creepy caves, kids learn that math is
everywhere and fun to use! In For Real, the live-action
segment following each animated episode, kids are shown
how math can help solve life's wacky problems in the real
world. Beyond the TV episodes, learning continues through
dynamic online activities that help kids explore their world
-- and have a blast with math in their schools and homes!
for more information…
here to preview the program.
sites to make connections across the curriculum
The following resources have been reviewed by ASSET and evaluated
for their educational content and alignment to the Arizona
Academic Standards. They include engaging activities for learners
from Thinkfinity and other trusted sources and they
model appropriate use of technology to address individual
learning styles and needs. More...
Century Resources to Get You Started
ASSET resources are connected to 21st Century Learning! ASSET
has searched Discovery Education streaming's video
library and other selected resources for high-tech cross curricular
connections to this PBS programming. These resources are correlated
to state and national educational standards. More...
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out a lesson plan geared for Grade 3 based on the Cyberchase
episode #401 "Balancing Act," this lesson shows students
how using a budget helps ensure that they reach their goals...even
when surprises occur. Click here
for the lesson.
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Episode 406: A Change of Art, statues of Hacker
are popping up all across Cyberspace. It's his latest scheme
- art therapy! Heartbroken after losing to the kids yet
again, Hacker throws himself into sculpture and gives his
work away. Problem is, wherever one turns up, the power
goes off. More...
CYBERCHASE Math and Sports Activity Toolkit available!
Visit the ASSET booth or attend the ASSET presentation at
one of these September conferences and receive a free copy
of the CYBERCHASE Math and Sports Activity Toolkit on CD/DVD.
Arizona Science Center and APS Back
to School Resource Fair and Reception will be held
Saturday, September 11, 2010 at the Arizona Science Center,
600 East Washington Street in the Heritage and Science Park
in Copper Square. Registration opens August 15th. Click
here for more information.
Arizona Science Teachers Association annual
conference will be held October 22-23, 2010 at the Mesa
Convention Center. This year's theme is "Communities in Science - Real World Context".
here for more information or to register online.
joining the Arizona Association of Teachers of Mathematics
Fall Conference, "Problem Solving"
October 2, 2010 at the Memorial Union Buon the ASU Tempe Campus. For more information
or to register online, click
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