ERIC Number: ED171516
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Applications in School Mathematics: 1979 Yearbook.
Sharron, Sidney, Ed.; Reys, Robert E., Ed.
Presented are twenty essays related to applications in school mathematics and aimed at the classroom teacher. The essays use numerous examples and illustrations that provide the teacher with something tangible for immediate use. Four thematic areas are addressed: (1) What are applications?; (2) Why include applications in school mathematics?; (3) How can applications be brought to the classroom?; and (4) What issues are related to applications? Topics covered include direct word quotes, human variability, finance, music, environmental problems, socioeconomic problems, and statistics. (MP)
Descriptors: Calculators, Computation, Curriculum, Elementary Secondary Education, Essays, Instruction, Learning Activities, Mathematical Applications, Mathematics Education, Problem Solving, Yearbooks
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, Virginia 22091 ($12.00 nonmembers, $9.60 members; Discounts on quantity orders)
Publication Type: Books; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Reston, VA.