by Scott Bresnahan, Ted Ducas, and Andee Rubin
Volume 17, No. 2, Fall 1994 (c) TERC, 1994. All rights reserved.
To many students, mathematics has only tenuous connections to their everyday lives and personal concerns. In recognition of this, current educational reform emphasizes that teachers should adopt curriculum activities that “connect mathematics to students’ lives.” But what kinds of activities might these be? How can students’ concerns be effectively integrated into mathematics instruction? » Read more