Real-World Connections

If classroom instruction doesn’t make a connection between math and ordinary life, students often dismiss math as a complicated and irrelevant subject. Real-world connection is a teaching method that fosters an understanding and appreciation for numbers by focusing on the relationship between mathematical concepts and students’ experiences and interest. It contextualizes mathematical concepts in ordinary life, showing students their importance and relevance.

With this PDF we will cover:

    • Example of real-world connections

    • Best practices for bringing real-world connections into your classroom
    • The implications of teaching this method

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