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Math is Everywhere!

My students need 26 math-themed books to enrich, reinforce, and extend their mathematical understanding in order to comprehend how math is used in the "real world".

My Students

Math is everywhere! And Math is for everyone! However, it is common to hear my students ask , "When I am ever going to use this?" I believe very strongly that every student can learn math and can learn to appreciate that math is a tool for life. Math is also fun!

The students in my classes are a diverse group with a range of abilities, interests, and learning styles.

Some students find math very challenging, while others are ready to take on new challenges. With this classroom math library, students will be able to explore ideas and concepts not typically found in mathematics curriculum.

My Project

Some of the books will be able to highlight students' creativity, some their love of literature, some assist students in learning specific concepts, some challenge students by solving riddles, and many will extend the math we learn in class into areas students may not even know exist. Students will have a variety of books to choose from and I anticipate many exciting discussions and activities developed from what they are learning from these books about math in the "real world".

The books in this request will give my students a chance to see the math they use in their everyday lives, in the world, and in future careers.

The books will help them discover that math is indeed every everywhere and for everyone!

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Restaurants by the Numbers Cecilia Minden • AKJ Books $20.81 1 $20.81
Using 3-D Shapes to Build Houses • AKJ Books $18.97 1 $18.97
Stir It Up • AKJ Books $17.48 1 $17.48
Save Now, Buy Later • AKJ Books $17.48 1 $17.48
Finding the Treasure • AKJ Books $17.48 1 $17.48
A Year at the Fairgrounds • AKJ Books $17.48 1 $17.48
Designer Digs • AKJ Books $17.48 1 $17.48
The Garden Club • AKJ Books $17.48 1 $17.48
One Grain of Rice: A Mathematical Folktale Demi • AKJ Books $16.05 1 $16.05
More Math Games and Activities from Around the World Claudia • AKJ Books $15.26 1 $15.26
Amazing Math Projects You Can Build Yourself Laszlo C. Bardo • AKJ Books $14.36 1 $14.36
Math Curse • AKJ Books $13.13 1 $13.13
Writing on the Wall (Do the Math Series #2) Wendy Lichtman • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
G Is for Googol • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
Why Pi? DK Publishing, Johnny Ball • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
Great Number Rumble: A Story of Math in Surprising Places Co • AKJ Books $10.91 1 $10.91
Arithmetricks: 50 Easy Ways to Add, Subtract, Multiply & Div • AKJ Books $10.91 1 $10.91
Math Trek Peterson, Henderson • AKJ Books $10.91 1 $10.91
Archimedes and the Door to Science • AKJ Books $10.91 1 $10.91
Math Chef: Over 60 Math Activities and Recipes for Kids Joan • AKJ Books $10.91 1 $10.91
Fractals, Googols, and Other Mathematical Tales Theoni Pappa • AKJ Books $7.99 1 $7.99
One Minute Mysteries: 65 Short Mysteries You Solve with Math • AKJ Books $7.26 1 $7.26
Math Book for Girls • AKJ Books $7.26 1 $7.26
101 Things Everyone Should Know About Math Marc Zev • AKJ Books $7.26 1 $7.26
Sideways Arithmetic from Wayside School • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
The Right Angle PL6361 • AKJ Books $4.34 1 $4.34

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