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ERIC Number: ED018367
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 125
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Reference Count: 0
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BUSINESS, INDUSTRIAL ARTS, AND GENERAL CONSUMER MATHEMATICS GUIDE, TENTATIVE.
WINGET, LERUE
THIS "CONSUMER MATHEMATICS GUIDE" IS DESIGNED TO GIVE CONCRETE HELP TO TEACHERS OF NON-ACADEMIC MATHEMATICS STUDENTS IN THE PRACTICAL AREAS OF BUSINESS AND INDUSTRIAL ARTS. THE COURSE, WHICH IS RECOMMENDED FOR JUNIOR AND SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS, PLACES EMPHASIS ON CONCRETE EXAMPLES, APPLICATIONS, AND VISUAL MATERIALS. SOME UNITS OF THIS GUIDE ARE INTENDED TO BE COMMON TO ALL THREE POSSIBLE COURSES AND TAUGHT BY MEANS OF APPLICATIONS SUITED TO THE SPECIFIC COURSE. OTHER UNITS ARE INTENDED TO BE TAUGHT SPECIFICALLY IN ONLY ONE OR TWO OF THE POSSIBLE COURSES. THIS DIVISION IS RESPECTIVELY REPRESENTED AS "COMMON LEARNINGS" AND "SPECIAL LEARNINGS." THIS DIVISION IS DESIGNED TO DEVELOP UNITY AMONG THE THREE COURSES AND TO MEET SPECIAL VOCATIONAL NEEDS IN BUSINESS, INDUSTRIAL ARTS, AND GENERAL AREAS AS EACH COURSE DEVELOPS. TOPICS TO BE STUDIED UNDER THE DESIGNATION "COMMON LEARNING" BY ALL THREE GROUPS ARE (1) FUNDAMENTAL OPERATIONS WITH RATIONAL NUMBERS, (2) NUMBER RELATIONSHIPS, (3) GRAPHS AND STATISTICS, (4) ALGEBRAIC IDEAS, AND (5) PER CENT. TOPICS TO BE STUDIED UNDER "SPECIAL LEARNING" INCLUDE ADDITIONAL STUDY OF THE FUNDAMENTAL OPERATIONS BY THE GENERAL GROUP, THE STUDY OF PER CENT BY THE BUSINESS GROUP, AND STUDY OF GEOMETRY BY THE INDUSTRIAL AND GENERAL GROUPS. IT IS INTENDED THAT TEACHERS, USING THIS GUIDE AS A RESOURCE, WILL BE BETTER ABLE TO DEVELOP LESSON PLANS, TEACHING TECHNIQUES, AND EVALUATIVE PROCEDURES FOR THIS COURSE IN APPLIED MATHEMATICS. (RP)
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Authoring Institution: Utah State Board of Education, Salt Lake City.
Identifiers: UTAH; Utah (Salt Lake City); UTAH STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION