Gary Robert Muschla and Judith A. Muschla

An Observation: The importance of mathematics has long been recognized. Some 200 years ago, Nicolai Lobachevsky, a Russian mathematics professor, noted "There is no branch of mathematics which may not be applied to the real world."

Hands-on Math Projects with Real-Life Applications, Grades 3-5

The 40 projects in this resource emphasize problem solving, critical thinking, and cooperative learning, as well as the application of math skills and concepts. The projects show how math is used in other areas, including science, social studies, language arts, art, recreation, and life skills. The projects are easily implemented, stand alone, and can be used with students of various grades and abilities. (Published by Jossey-Bass, 2009)

Selected Works

Fiction
When Melanie Kurtis returns to Beach Isle, she never imagines that Tom Madisen would still be waiting for her. Her first and only love, she hasn’t seen him for eight years. But even as their feelings for each other quickly reawaken, Melanie must confront the reason she left Tom in the past or she’ll lose him again, this time forever. Written by Gary
When Dan Reynolds arrives in town, Jenna Mason never expects to fall in love with him. But just as their love dawns, she makes a terrible mistake that brings her to the brink of losing Dan forever. Her last chance to save their love is a Christmas wishing well. Written by Gary
Vocabulary
The second edition of this book adds new lessons to the original edition, expanding its scope and value with new vocabulary words. Written by Gary
Vocabulary
The new edition of this book retains all of the lessons and valued features of the first edition, while extending its scope with new lessons and vocabulary words. Written by Gary
For Math Teachers
The second edition of this resource contains 150 activities that support algebra in the Common Core Math Standards. Written by Gary, Judy, and Erin
This resource contains more than 100 activities that support the Common Core for grades 3-5. Written by Gary, Judy, and Erin.
The second edition of this resource contains 662 problems, many aligned with the Common Core Math Standards. Written by Gary, Judy, and Erin
This resource contains over 100 activities directly linked to the Math Standards for grades 6-8. Written by Gary, Judy, and Erin.
The second edition of this resource contains 60 projects designed to help students apply math concepts and skills to solving a wide variety of problems across the curriculum. Written by Gary and Judy.
The projects in this book cover concepts and skills that show the application of math in various subject areas. Written by Gary and Judy.

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