A Teacher's Idea - and a good one! This is a very simple, low-cost way of learning how to read the time in digital AND analogue. We'd suggest building it into the daily routine, asking your child to show you what times they usually do things; or even alongside a working clock - set a time on the learning clock, and when the real clock matches it, it's time for a treat!
Connecting Time to the Real World. Students need to understand that telling time is more than just a math standard, it is a life skill. I wanted to make sure my second graders had a clear understanding of time as a measure of something, and to help them find a way to make a real-world connection. Read on to find out how to integrate literacy and real-world learning into a lesson on telling time.