Reflection: Real World Applications Going on a Math Hunt - Section 1: Getting Started


The video reflection is just a short note on how aware students are of math when their attention is focused on it. Students tend to narrowly think of math as something in a math book. When their attention is focused outside of that parameter, they realize how math is everywhere. Students were able to see today that math is used by everyone in some way. There are many real world applications to math, even in a single school building. 

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Going on a Math Hunt

Unit 1: What and Where is Math?
Lesson 2 of 9

Objective: SWBAT ask questions of adults they know about how they use math, then students will design a method to share what they have found.

Big Idea: Most people use math in their jobs but for children this use is usually unknown. This lesson will help children see some of the ways math is used by adults in their daily life.

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