id: 05239823
dt: j
an: 2008a.00445
au: Harrell, Gregory K.
ti: Integrating mathematics and social issues.
so: Math. Teach. Middle Sch. 13, No. 5, 270-276 (2007-08).
py: 2007
pu: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), Reston, VA
la: EN
cc: M13 F73
ut: mathematics activities; measurement; newspapers; visualization; lower
secondary; teaching methods; social studies; teacher collaboration;
local issues
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ab: Summary: This article illustrates how to integrate mathematics with social
issues. Social issues discussed in the newspaper provide a rich context
for connecting mathematical activities to the real world. The sample
activities focus on measurement concepts. (Contains 2 figures.) (ERIC)
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