## How do I encourage my students to make meaning of numeracy in the world?

## Considerations:

- ensure students have opportunities to make relevant, contextual, and authentic connections
- design interdisciplinary tasks and investigations
- be mindful of culture, community, and place
- build on students’ background knowledge

## Resources:

## Numeracy in the World: Conrad Wolfram

Learning by rote is not the answer – unlocking the creative power of problem-solving is what will enthuse British schoolchildren and make them world-class, argues mathematician **Conrad Wolfram**

## Number Sense

2017: What scientific term or concept ought to be more widely known?

## Where do you see mathematics?

Be on the look out for math in the world around you, and take photos. Check out three summers of math photos:

#lines in Steveston

#lines on Salt Spring Island