Making Math Meaningful: Money

Money is a great motivator, even for the littlest of kids. With the various sizes, colors, and amounts, coins provide us with numerous opportunities for students to play with math. Counting, sorting, combining, and making change are all meaningful activities that allow students to make connections with the world around them. For those interested in starting a weekly allowance, I highly recommend this article from Liz Frazier at Forbes.



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