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Scholars Day 2008, Wednesday, April 9

Reading and Using Books in Mathematics Classes

Current standards advocate that students will realize that developing mathematical concepts is a common human activity. Good children’s literature can help with this connection. The goal of this presentation is to provide information regarding why using children’s literature in the mathematics classroom is important. It also aims to provide general suggestions for using children’s literature, as well as specific examples of creative ways to implement literature in the math class.

Presenters: Cynthia Blosenhauer (Undergraduate Student)
Kim Steffenhagen (Undergraduate Student)
Janka Szilagyi (Faculty)
Topic: Education and Human Development
Location: 216 Hartwell
Time: 3 pm (Session IV)