Real-World Mathematics

Problem-solving activities that focus on real-world situations that provide links to other areas of the Growing with Mathematics curriculum include a wealth of data in a variety of forms such as charts, graphs, and diagrams.

Real-World Mathematics

These beautifully photographed books and posters provide problem-solving activities that link to other curriculum areas. Each includes a wealth of data in a variety of forms such as charts, graphs, and diagrams.

Features:

  • Provides links to other areas of the curriculum
  • Develops research skills
  • Provides for a range of ability levels
  • Integrates number, operations, measurement, geometry, graphing, statistics, and algebra

Components:

Small Books

  • Include small versions of every poster plus questions, activities, and research suggestions
  • Focus on key mathematical concepts, strategies, and skills
  • Make ideal class sets

Posters

  • Provide exciting examples of mathematics in the real world
  • Generate discussion
  • Include a wealth of data in a variety of forms, including charts, graphs, and diagrams
  • "Set the scene" for the detailed activities provided in the books
  • Are durable and laminated

Teacher's Notes

  • Include suggestions and discussion points to guide use of the posters and student books
  • Provide activities for whole-class, small-group, and independent work
  • Highlight cross-curricular connections
  • Provide ideas for further research on the Internet