Math is about far more than numbers. Math is about being able to make comparisons (estimation, percentage, measurement), understand spatial relationships (directions, opposites, symmetry, geometric shapes, mapping) and calculate time (sequencing, time
Many of the stories involves Science and Social Studies subjects. Earth Day — Hooray! (Place Value), for example, teaches about the Environment, while Dave's Down-to-Earth Rock Shop (Classifying) is filled with information on Geology.The Grizzly Gazette (Percentages) is a lesson on democracy. Seaweed Soup (Matching Sets) is a tale about sharing and kindness. And Lemonade for Sale (Graphing) and Sluggers' Car Wash (Making Change) are both stories on entrepreneurship
Math skills are Life skills. We use them every day in every way.
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