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ERIC Number: ED018398
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 10
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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DESCRIPTIVE OUTLINE OF MISSOURI'S IN-SERVICE TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAM IN ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS.
FULBRIGHT, CARLETON B.; AND OTHERS
THIS OUTLINE HAS BEEN PREPARED TO ASSIST SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS, TEACHERS, AND OTHERS INTERESTED IN PUBLIC EDUCATION IN UNDERSTANDING AND IMPLEMENTING THE INSERVICE PROGRAM AS DESIGNED BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION. THE IMMEDIATE OBJECTIVES OF THIS PROGRAM ARE (1) TO PROVIDE TEACHERS WITH THE OPPORTUNITY TO RAISE THEIR LEVEL OF UNDERSTANDING OF THE CONCEPTS OF ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS AND TO LAY THE FOUNDATION FOR FURTHER SELF-IMPROVEMENT, (2) TO ILLUSTRATE THROUGH DEMONSTRATION TEACHING SOME OF THE NEW APPROACHES AND METHODS FOR PRESENTING MATHEMATICAL IDEAS TO ELEMENTARY STUDENTS, (3) TO CREATE AN ATMOSPHERE OF ENTHUSIASM AROUND THE STUDY OF MATHEMATICS FOR BOTH TEACHERS AND STUDENTS, (4) TO ACQUAINT THE TEACHERS WITH NEW CURRICULAR MATERIALS, TEACHING AIDS, MANIPULATIVE DEVICES AND THE LABORATORY APPROACH TO THE TEACHING OF ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS, AND (5) TO PROVIDE EXPERIENCES AND MATERIALS WHEREBY TEACHERS MAY BROADEN THEIR HORIZONS RELATIVE TO EXPERIMENTAL PROGRAMS, PERTINENT LITERATURE, AND EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES IN THE FIELD OF MATHEMATICS. THE REMAINING PORTIONS OF THE OUTLINE ARE DESIGNED TO PRESENT SPECIFIC INFORMATION ON A NUMBER OF ASPECTS INVOLVED IN THE ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS INSERVICE TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAM SUCH AS (1) ORGANIZATION OF THE PROGRAM, (2) CLASSROOM VISITATION AND DEMONSTRATION TEACHING, (3) LENGTH, LOCATION, AND ENROLLMENT IN THE PROGRAM, AND (4) MATHEMATICAL CONTENT IN THE PROGRAM. (RP)
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Authoring Institution: Missouri State Dept. of Education, Jefferson City.
Identifiers: MISSOURI