12 months of math

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Math in Real Life!

Math Talk

Get tips to help change the way you talk about math with children. Check the math talk section each month for new ideas and practice activities.

Daily Math

Each month, sponsors will host local events focusing on how math relates to each theme. Also, find activities that you can do daily with your kids.

Career Connections

Learn about careers related to each monthly theme. View videos and interviews from sponsors and other industry organizations.

Math Resources

Follow links to online, game-style websites and apps allowing math skills to be practiced on phones, tablets, and computers.

The monthly themes are presented in four sections:  Parents’ Corner, Events and Activities, Career Connections, and Fun Math Resources. In the Parents’ Corner, learn ways to talk to your kids about math. Find a calendar of events and activities to do at home that relate to the current month’s theme in the Events and Activities section. Career Connections showcases theme-based careers and people who work in theme related industries. Then discover, play, and learn math skills in the Fun Math Resources section.

Each month, 12 Months of Math will offer theme-based math events, and resources to help you talk about math in your home. Starting with Parents’ Corner, find a Math Talk topic, a calendar of easy daily math activities to do with your family at home, career connections for math in each themed industry, and links to other resources.

Math Talk

Get tips to help change the way you talk about math with children. Check the math talk section each month for new ideas and practice activities.

Daily Math

Each month, sponsors will host local events focusing on how math relates to each theme. Also, find activities that you can do daily with your kids.

Career Connections

Learn about careers related to each monthly theme. View videos and interviews from sponsors and other industry organizations.

Math Resources

Follow links to online, game-style websites and apps allowing math skills to be practiced on phones, tablets, and computers.

Our Mission:

Our mission is to help families engage with math and prepare youth for careers in the science, technology, engineering, math, and healthcare industries. 12 Months of Math aims to be a community resource to explore and celebrate math’s importance to our community and its presence in our lives.

12 Months of Math is Made Possible by Contributions from our Title Sponsors

Official Explora Hands Logo iHeart Media intel NSF logo

12 Months of Math, a project of STEM-NM, is a city-wide initiative designed to explore and celebrate math’s importance to our community and in our lives. 12 Months of Math will provide community-based, culturally-relevant, multilingual family math programs for the public. Each month of math will focus on a selected theme and will provide math activities in a real-world context, supported by local business and organizations whose work relates to the month’s theme. 12 Months of Math brings together the varied expertise of partner organizations and coordinates efforts to bring about significant improvement in children’s math outcomes.

STEM-NM is New Mexico’s nationally-designated STEM Learning Ecosystem, working to increase the prosperity of our community by engaging students and preparing them for jobs in our local science, technology, and health care sectors.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1744541. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

January

Math in
Reading

math in reading

February

Math in
Engineering

math in engineering

March

Math in
Science

April

Math in
Money

May

Math in
Health

math in health

June

Math in
The Arts

July

Math in
Music

August

Math in
Architecture & Design

September

Math in
Food & Agriculture

October

Math in
Air & Space

November

Math in
Energy

math in energy

December

Math in
Computer Science

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12 Months of Math is a Call to Action to improve math literacy in our community.
Join the 12 Months of Math initiative!

Contact Renee Ruybal at rruybal@explora.us

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