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Mathematics And Economics: Connections For Life Grades 6-8
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ISBN: 978-1-56183-603-1

In today's era of interdisciplinary studies, this new title created specifically for math teachers shows how mathematics concepts and knowledge can be used to develop economic and personal financial understandings. Mathematics teachers need not have a background in economics in order to implement the curriculum. Our nationwide network can be called upon to provide support with any questions that may arise. The 12 featured lessons can be applied to almost any math course. Each lesson is correlated to the National Standards for Mathematics and includes:

  • Numbers and Operations
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Measurement
  • Data Analysis and Probability
  • Problem Solving
  • Reasoning and Proof
  • Communications Connections

Each lesson plan includse student activities, overhead transparencies, and background information on the economic content and how it relates to mathematics. Extension activities where students can apply their mathematics and economics knowledge to other situations are provided.

Underwritten by the 3M Foundation