TITLE

SCHOLASTIC MATH TEACHER'S EDITION VOLUME 28 NUMBER 7, JANUARY 14, 2008

AUTHOR(S)
Silbert, Jack
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Scholastic Math (Teacher's Edition);1/14/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 7, pT1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a guide to teaching various topics and skills described in the January 24, 2008 issue of "Scholastic Math Teacher." In relation to the celebration of Presidents' Day and the upcoming election in the U.S., one circle graph shows the ages of U.S. presidents at inauguration, which can be used to teach statistics. To get students thinking about past time, ask what they were doing x hours ago where x = 8, 18, 30.
ACCESSION #
28087154

 

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