Sailing with Numbers

On a recent field trip to a sailmaking shop a group of first graders learned about sailing with numbers. A group of Grant Street Elementary School first graders had the opportunity to see how the math they learn is used in real life, when they toured Port Townsend...

If I Had A Hammer

Fifth graders are learning to use their math skills with hammers and drills, as part of a national applied mathematics program “If I Had a Hammer” At Lansdowne Elementary School in Lexington, Kentucky, students built a one room frame house inside the gym....

Restaurant Day for Math Students

Here’s a great real life way to reinforce math concepts – it’s restaurant day for math students in one fourth grade classroom! When children returned to Lee Ann Canzano’s fourth-grade classroom after lunch they wondered what happened to their...