Students learn how to budget while learning the general costs of what they would be expected to pay if they were to live on their own. This is a useful project for students in a career-related course or other subject area where simple math or real life examples are needed.

Personal Finance, Budgeting, and Planning Monthly Project

Using Grocery Flyers To Practice Math Skills.  There are some really well thought out ways to use these ads in your math lesson.  Make real-life connections.  A well done post that won't take hours to read.  See more at:  http://corkboardconnections.blogspot.com/2015/04/using-grocery-flyers-to-practice-math.html

Using Grocery Flyers To Practice Math Skills

Using Grocery Flyers To Practice Math Skills. There are some really well thought out ways to use these ads in your math lesson. Make real-life connections. A well done post that won't take hours to read. See more at: corkboardconnecti.

Mathalicious is great especially for middle school, high school students.  Real life application, full lessons and units aligned to common core

One of the many sites now creating real world Math lesson plans. This site is the best I've come across, and each lesson comes with an accompanying student handout and sliderocket presentation complete with video and associated student notes.

Classroom Grocery Math - Cool idea for teaching money and simulating real life experiences with math.

Classroom Grocery Math - Cool idea for teaching money and simulating real life experiences with math. - Can divide decimals to determine unit price or can multiply decimals to buy multiple of an item

Math Coach's Corner: Math IS Real Life.  Read about my mathematical adventures in remodeling!  Includes ideas for classroom uses. Part of a monthly link up focusing on real world math.

Math IS Real Life

Math Coach's Corner: Math IS Real Life. Read about mathematical adventures in remodeling! Includes ideas for classroom uses. Part of a monthly link up focusing on real world math.

Real  Life Math Problems by Grade.  Engaging for kids!  Great site to bookmark. #zonesmath #notebook

How Far Apart Are The Freeway Exits?, This real-world problem-based lesson challenges students to determine the distance between freeway exits.

Looking for fun, new resources for teaching arrays in 2nd grade?  This set of 20 task cards provides photographed examples of real life uses for arrays. Great for small group math centers, whole class scoot games, or math tubs!

Array Photo Task Cards (Arrays in Real Life)

Looking for fun, new resources for teaching arrays in grade? This set of 20 task cards provides photographed examples of real life uses for arrays. Great for small group math centers, whole class scoot games, or math tubs!

Perimeter/Area Anchor Chart showing real life reason to learn area and perimeter = sod / yard and fence! #AnchorChart

Perimeter/Area Anchor Chart (Fifth in the Middle)

Perimeter/Area Anchor Chart showing real life reason to learn area and perimeter = sod / yard and fence! (measurement chart for kids)

5th Grade Project-based learning - this ultimate bundle of PBL is amazing! Teach the 5th grade math standards in a fun, real-life way!

ULTIMATE Project Based Learning Math Pack for Upper Elementary 5th grade

Grade Project-based learning - this ultimate bundle of PBL is amazing! Teach the grade math standards in a fun, real-life way!

Keep those students engaged these last few weeks of school!  Project based learning lets your students apply a variety of language and math skills to real life situations.

Perimeter and Area: Project Based Instruction

Keep those students engaged! Project based learning lets your students apply a variety of language and math skills to real life situations.

FREE math task cards with a fun carnival theme. These task cards review a real world math experience in a fun way.

Carnival Math Freebie { Real Life Math

restaurant math- teach students real life addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with restaurant menus

Liquid Volume and Restaurant Math

Give students real life math experiences with restaurant math task cards! Collect real menus to use with the cards. Then compare the value at various restaurants

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