Real life math for today's students
Welcome to the Mathematics & Economics: Connections For
Life web site. This web site was designed to help support
the usage of the Grades 9-12, Grades
6-8, and Grades 3-5 materials in the classroom.
Mathematics and economics naturally complement each other. In today's
era of interdisciplinary studies, this new curriculum - created
especially for mathematics teachers - hits the educational
target by showing how mathematics processes and concepts can be used to
develop economics and personal financial knowledge. Mathematics teachers
do not need to have a background in economics in order to implement the
Each lesson contains student activities, overhead transparencies, and
background information on the economic content and how it relates to
mathematics. Extension activities where students can apply their mathematics
and economics knowledge to other situations are also provided.
The Council for Economic Education's Mathematics & Economics Program is generously sponsored by
State Farm® and 3M.