## Connecting our Communities to Math

This clip gives a few of my suggestions for connecting math with our communities.

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# Miss Younger

## Connecting our Communities to Math

Math, Teaching Math in BC Elementary Schools
## Mathematical Vocabulary

Math, Teaching Math in BC Elementary Schools
## Mathematical Thinking is Essential

Grade 4, Inspiration, Math, Teaching Math in BC Elementary Schools
## Math Careers

Math, Teaching Math in BC Elementary Schools
## My Favourite Math Games

Grade 4, Math, Math Games
## Three Act Math Task

Math, Teaching Math in BC Elementary Schools
## Elements of Amazing Math Teachers

Inspiration, Math, Teaching Math in BC Elementary Schools
## Math In Images

Math, Mathematics Strategies for At Risk Students

Miss Younger's Math Musings

Mathematical Vocabulary from the United Kingdom. I found the book both informative and extensive. The list of vocabulary in it was helpful and there were very few words I could think of to add. One of the things I would add is to teach students the Greek and Latin roots that give number which appear…

I strongly identified with the work of Peter Liljedahl as it immediately struck me as the type of learners, I want my students to be, motivated, curious, self-directed thinkers. It also reminded me of the work of the Critical Thinking Consortium whose ideas I was exposed to as an education student at UBC and have…

My two careers in math are in very different fields, one being something I almost went into and was very passionate about as an undergraduate students and the other is based off a hobby. Geographic Information Systems Analyst Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a wonderful overlap of geography, math and just about anything else. In…

As adults much of our experience with practicing math facts was in “mad minute drills” timed tests that were useless at best and anxiety inducing at worst. I remember being in grade 4 the grade I currently teach and feeling like an utter failure because I only completed 30 of the 60 problems on my…

This year I have been pushing myself to use rich math tasks and problems that really get my students thinking and working together. One of my favourites is the Three Act Math Task. There are many teachers and math teacher blogs that advocate for the use of Three Act tasks, Dan Meyer and Graham Fletcher…