Math fact drills and endless word problem worksheets are ineffective and meaningless to students. Contexts for Learning Mathematics provides carefully crafted units designed to foster deep understanding in a math workshop environment. By setting each unit in the context of students' lives, teaching and learning immediately becomes engaging and meaningful in your classroom.

Each unit provides a two-week sequence of investigations, minilessons, games, and other contexts for learning. The series’ 18 classroom-tested units are organized into three content-based packages or grade-specific teacher packs.

Now available! Crosswalks Correlation - a correlation developed by Cathy Fosnot linking Math Makes Sense to her Contexts for Learning Mathematics.

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