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ERIC Number: ED016612
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 135
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A TRANSITIONAL CURRICULUM GUIDE FOR MATHEMATICS IN GRADES 7 AND 8.
BENNETT, LURA
THIS TRANSITIONAL CURRICULUM GUIDE WAS DESIGNED TO SERVE THE FOLLOWING PURPOSES--(1) TO POINT OUT THE VARIOUS CONCEPTS, DEFINITIONS, MEANINGS, AND APPLICATIONS RELATED TO CERTAIN AREAS OF MATHEMATICS WHICH SHOULD BE THE CONTENT OF MATHEMATICS IN GRADES SEVEN AND EIGHT, (2) TO BRIDGE THE GAP BETWEEN TRANSITIONAL PROGRAMS AND MORE MODERNIZED COURSES, TO INCORPORATE MODERN TERMINOLOGY WITH THE TRADITIONAL TOPICS, AND TO INTRODUCE NEW CONCEPTS AS APPROPRIATE, AND (3) TO HELP TEACHERS BUILD AN ARITHMETIC BACKGROUND OF THEIR STUDENTS BY PRESENTING NEW IDEAS IN A WAY ACCEPTABLE TO ALL STUDENTS, BY MAINTAINING AND POLISHING COMPUTATIONAL SKILLS, BY INTRODUCING AND USING MODERN TERMINOLOGY AS NEEDED, AND BY DEVELOPING PATTERNS OF THOUGHT NECESSARY TO LATER WORK IN MATHEMATICS. SAMPLE INSTRUCTIONAL UNITS ON A NUMBER OF TOPICS HAVE BEEN INCLUDED. THESE UNITS ARE STRUCTURED TO SHOW HOW THE MATERIAL CAN BE ORGANIZED FOR EFFICIENT TEACHING AND TO PROVIDE SOME HELPFUL IDEAS ABOUT HOW TO PRESENT CERTAIN TOPICS. TOPICS PRESENTED IN THE GUIDE INCLUDE NUMBERS AND OPERATIONS, GEOMETRY, MEASUREMENT, BUSINESS ARITHMETIC, RATIOS, GRAPHS, SETS, MATHEMATICAL SENTENCES, AND STATISTICS. (RP)
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Authoring Institution: New Mexico State Dept. of Education, Santa Fe.
Identifiers: NEW MEXICO