In this video from NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children), Executive Director Rhian Evans Allvin describes their new white paper about developmentally appropriate practice within Common Core State Standards.
Geocaching is an activity that uses the GPS technology on your mobile device to allow for some real-life treasure hunting. It can mathematize otherwise ordinary situations, as it allows children to interact with real-world maps.
At the 2015 NCTM Research Conference, Mary Hynes-Berry and Rebeca Itzkowich described the importance of relating math to real-life problems, and Jeanine Brownell, Bilge Cerezci, and Erin Reid explained the Collaborative’s HIS-EM teacher assessment tool.
A child creates groups out of a collection of rocks.