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ERIC Number: ED001718
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 270
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GENERAL MATHEMATICS, 9TH YEAR.
New York City Public Schools, Brooklyn, NY.
A COURSE IS PRESENTED FOR STUDENTS WHOSE NEEDS WOULD NOT BE SERVED BY REGULAR 9TH GRADE MATHEMATICS. GENERAL MATHEMATICS AS TREATED HERE IS MORE THAN ARITHMETICAL COMPUTATION. IT CONTAINS ELEMENTS OF ALGEBRA, GEOMETRY, AND TRIGONOMETRY. THE AIM IS TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE GENERAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE STUDENT THROUGH--AN APPRECIATION AND UNDERSTANDING OF MATHEMATICAL TECHNIQUES AND PROCESSES, AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE APPLICATION OF MATHEMATICS TO THE INDIVIDUAL'S RELATIONSHIP TO OTHER FIELDS OF STUDY, MAINTENANCE IN EACH PUPIL OF COMPETENCE IN NUMBER CONCEPTS AND OF ACCURACY IN FUNDAMENTAL OPERATIONS AND PROBLEM SOLVING, DEVELOPMENT OF HABITS OF ACCURACY, NEATNESS, AND ORDERLINESS, AND DEVELOPMENT OF AN ATTITUDE OF JUDGMENT BASED ON FACTS. TEACHING SUGGESTIONS ARE INCLUDED. THE EXERCISES HAVE BEEN CAREFULLY GRADED TO PERMIT THE TEACHER TO SELECT THOSE BEST SUITED TO THE ABILITIES AND NEEDS OF THE INDIVIDUAL PUPIL. METHODS OF EVALUATION ARE ALSO DISCUSSED. THESE INCLUDE WRITTEN ACTIVITIES SUCH AS TESTS, QUIZZES, AND HOMEWORK, AND ORAL ACTIVITIES SUCH AS PUPIL JUSTIFICATION OF STATEMENTS, PUPIL CORRECTION OF EACH OTHER'S ERRORS, AND ORAL QUIZZES.
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Authoring Institution: New York City Public Schools, Brooklyn, NY.
Identifiers: New York (Brooklyn)