Math Is Everywhere: 365 Ways You and Your Child Can Apply Math in the Real World

Math Is Everywhere: 365 Ways You and Your Child Can Apply Math in the Real World

by Gene Pease

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Overview

Math is Everywhere has 365 math activities you can do with your kids, right now! You could watch bugs, listen to music, or ride a bike. You’ll find ideas to entertain with math while waiting for a dentist appointment! You can make flubber or a real dirt cake that you can eat! You will not find any worksheets or artificial word problems, but your child probably will want to create some, so beware! You won’t need to buy a thing, unless it’s the groceries you and your child will use to make dinner. Math is Everywhere is a book for anyone who wants to answer the question, “When am I ever going to use this math?”

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781475830484
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 07/30/2017
Pages: 174
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Dr. Gene Pease is an educator and parent. She has worked with and students of all ages, and their parents, in the U.S. and internationally.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction

Chapter 1: Money Sense Starts Early in Life
Chapter 2: Things to do in a Waiting Room
Chapter 3: Planning, Searching, Comparing, Couponing
Chapter 4: Shopping for Clothes
Chapter 5: Are we eating at home tonight?
Chapter 6: Create a family calendar or a daily T.V. schedule.
Chapter 7: Get in the car, it’s time to go!
Chapter 8: Let’s plan a get-away
Chapter 9: Home is where we can just hang out.
Chapter 10: The sun’s shining, let’s go outside.
Chapter 11: Let’s get dirty and grow something.
Chapter 12: Sports of all sorts!
Chapter 13: When is Pi day, or is it pie day?
Chapter 14: Special recipes, but they’re not just for food!
Chapter 15: Resources to help you get going with your own ideas.
Chapter 16: How do humans develop and what’s that got to do with math?
Chapter 17: How do teachers teach math?
Chapter 18: A whole new world!
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