ERIC Number: ED429843
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Landmarks: Seeing the World by Numbers. World's Largest Math Event 4.
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Reston, VA.
The World's Largest Math Event (WLME) 4 is the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics' (NCTM) celebration of mathematics and mathematics education and is the highlight of Mathematics Education Month. This year's event is slated for April 30, 1998 with the theme "Landmarks: Seeing the World by Numbers". This theme encourages students to consider famous man-made structures and the numbers and mathematical concepts associated with them including distance, weight, volume, and cost. This document features 12 activities related to this theme that can be chosen by teachers on April 30, 1998--or any other day--to investigate with their students. Contains 23 references. (ASK)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Activities, Mathematics Education, Number Concepts, Relevance (Education)
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-9950.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Reston, VA.