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Delectable Resources for Celebrating Pi Day

Do you celebrate Pi Day with your students? On the PBS Teachers blog, Math teacher Lorraine Harmer shares 21 resources to bring Pi Day to your classroom! For even more math, check out these additional collections on PBS LearningMedia:

Everyday Math for Preschoolers
Children are never too young to learn math. As they explore their world, they are learning to count, discriminate shapes, sort objects, and see patterns. KET’s Everyday Math for Preschoolers collection aims to help young children develop positive beliefs about themselves as mathematicians and create a foundation for success in school. Visit the collection.

Middle School Math at the Core
Find engaging media and integrated activities, all aligned with the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics. These resources are designed for middle school students of diverse learning styles and backgrounds. Visit the collection.

Math in the Workforce
In a world where we have calculators and search engines, why is math still a necessary skill to have in many career paths? From fashion design to astrobiology, math is the backbone of many different careers, and this collection will show you exactly why. Being able to do math can mean being able to win a fencing match or saving someone’s life. Visit the collection. 

Teaching Algebra with Cyberchase
Cyberchase is the Emmy award-winning animated math mystery show featuring a team of curious kids who use their math and problem-solving skills to outwit and outsmart the villain Hacker, in their quest to save Cyberspace. Help your students master algebra with these lesson plans, videos, and interactive activities. Visit the collection.