Reflection: Real World Applications Finding Volume with Story Problems - Section 1: Opener


One of the most important things I can do as an educator teaching math is make a connection in the mind of students to math and the real world.  I think many adults claim they “never got math.”  Well, I feel they were never really vested into why they would need to learn it.  Maybe if they were shown a connection between the mathematical concepts they were learning and how they could use it in their own life, they would have spent a little more energy and effort trying to master the concepts. 

Does it work for every child?  No, but it will show value in the eyes of most of them. 

  Real World Applications: Praticality
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Finding Volume with Story Problems

Unit 6: Volume
Lesson 10 of 14

Objective: The students will be able to solve real world problems involving the concept of volume.

Big Idea: Tomato, Tomaato!

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