When will I ever use this?

Taken straight from the pages of NCTM‘s journal  Teaching Children Mathematics

Upper elementary teachers frequently hear this plaintive cry from students and are sometimes at a loss for a quickly reply.  Bookmark these handy resources in your Internet browser so that you can always be prepared with examples of how some working professionals use mathematics:

When Will I Use Math?

Why Must I Learn Math?

Math on the Job – How you use math at work

10 Ways We Use Math Every Day

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About gpsmathcoach

I am an Elementary Math Coach for the Greenwich Public Schools in Greenwich, Connecticut. I serve 11 elementary schools and approximately 240 teachers.
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