Enable children of all backgrounds to move beyond their current knowledge base and make culturally relevant mathematical connections.
Nevin Iliev and Frank D'Angelo
Clare V. Bell
First graders in an urban public school actively engage with math by using the story Bean Thirteen as a context for developing number sense.
It is a “read”-letter day when storybooks, thinking strategies, and physical materials can use a splash of whimsy and fun to introduce multiplication facts to third graders.