Date of Award
Master of Science in Education (MSEd)
Lisa Von Drasek, MLIS
Presents a children's story for eight and nine year old children that poses several mathematical questions, including the central one of how many blocks it is from the 215th Street subway station in Inwood to the Empire State Building. Photographs and maps enhance the mathematical concepts involved. Discusses the developmental appropriateness of the book's content and how the material meets various standards in mathematics.
Bose, E. (2001). How Many Blocks to the Empire State Building? : An Original Story. New York : Bank Street College of Education. https://educate.bankstreet.edu/independent-studies/271