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Contextualised math

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To: Teacher2Teacher Service
Date: Jun 05, 2001 at 11:10:15
Subject: Contextualised math

What are the benefits of teaching math in context?

I know that contextualised math allows children to see how their learning can 
be used in the real world. It makes math a little less abstract. Setting math 
in context can link it with other areas of the curriculum instead of it being 
out on its own. Any other ideas?

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