Math Standards Support
Inspired by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics1, the reference points that are bolded below can enhance your math instruction.
Introduce, extend, and communicate mathematical concepts.
Empower readers and expand knowledge with resources for titles in the Math Collection.
Explore the Concept Book Collection to discover resources that model counting.
Make pictures, words, and math come together to tell a story with Stuart J. Murphy's Meet-the-Author Movie discussing his MathStart Series.
Delve into the hidden world of mathematicians with LeUyen Pham in her Meet-the-Author Recording for The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdos.
Provide authentic exploration and problem solving opportunities to build mathematical knowledge.
Listen to the audiobook excerpt for Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly to learn how the US Government solved their workforce shortage during WWI.
Consider Cao Chong’s process for finding the weight of an elephant while watching this complete book reading.
View the author’s book trailer for Millionaires for the Month to begin conversations about the importance of financial decisions.
Use multiple resource formats to engage readers and deepen mathematical understanding.
Use the language of mathematics to learn mathematical concepts.
Launch a research unit on size with the activity guide for Actual Size by Steve Jenkins.
Listen to Christopher Danielson’s Meet-the-Author Recording for Which One Doesn't Belong? to begin conversations about shapes and their relationships.
Encourage students to learn how binary numbers work in coding with the series activity guide for Secret Coders.
Watch Sarah Campell’s book trailer for Growing Patterns to discover examples of the Fibonacci sequence in nature.
Engage all learners with resources that connect mathematical concepts to everyday situations.
Introduce the importance of saving money with the Meet-the-Author Recording for My Rows and Piles of Coins by Tololwa M. Mollel.
Dig deeper into the New Deal and its impact on the economic health of the Key West community with the educator’s guide for Full of Beans by Jennifer L. Holm.
Teach academic vocabulary using resources like Google Preview, lesson plans, and vocabulary lists like these for From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler.
Incorporate infographics into your curriculum with the teacher guide for Star Wars Super Graphic.
1. Referenced from "Principles, Standards, and Expectations." National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, http://www.nctm.org/Standards-and-Positions/Principles-and-Standards/Principles,-Standards,-and-Expectations/.