The Power of Numbers: A Teacher's Guide to Mathematics in a Social Studies Context (POWNUM)


By Fred Gross, Patrick Morton, and Rachel A. Poliner

This middle school mathematics and social studies curriculum integrates goals and strategies consistent with the NCTM Standards to help students create mathematical questions; conduct research, record, interpret, and discuss results; and learn about the uses and misuses of math in real world decision-making. It includes lesson plans and activities appropriate for heterogeneously grouped classes; suggestions for assessment; an appendix on cooperative-learning techniques; and a chart correlating the curriculum activities to NCTM Standards. Unbound student handout masters are available.

Grades 6-9 | 279 pages | ESR | ISBN 0942349059

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