A math resource no teacher should be without!
Challenge your high performing students! Motivate your low performing students! Choose a cross-country route for a trucking company. Complete scale conversions for buildings of impressive heights. Calculate your savings on discounted items. Design a variety of beaded necklaces. Make measurements for a scientific team. Calculate a carnival's weekly ticket sales. These real-world activities are part of the Real World of Math – a collection of 20 highly motivational activities that provides educators with assessment opportunities designed to build a foundation of basic understanding through the use of real-world learning situations focused on both curriculum and technology development and enrichment.
The Technology Connections utilizes Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel to provide integrated opportunities for extending and differentiating concept instruction and assessment. In addition, a Technology Connection Tutorial section and comprehensive Tech Know-How directions provide step-by-step procedures for utilizing specific tools and features that are most applicable to classroom instruction and effective technology integration.
Systems requirements: Windows or Macintosh computers require Microsoft Office 2000, XP or 2003 versions of Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
Click on the links below to preview samples of this book.