ERIC Number: ED390692
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
University of South Dakota Mathematics/Science Symposium: First Eisenhower Focused Initiative K-12 Mathematics and Science Symposium Conference Proceedings (Vermillion, South Dakota, January 13-14, 1995).
Otto, Paul B., Ed.
This document contains papers presented at a mathematics and science symposium. The purpose of the symposium was to provide a forum for the interchange of the state-of-the-art mathematics and science education activities taking place within a South Dakota National Science Foundation State Systemic Initiative project within Southeast Area Cooperative schools. Papers presented include: "Science Opening Address: Telling vs. Tilling: Paradigm Problems" (James A. Shymansky); "Mathematics Opening Address: A Summary Mathematics Education" (Mary Jo Aiken); "Kindergarten Mathematics: Hands-On Learning" (Linda Good, Brenda Hauff); "Effective Use of Children's Literature in Hands-On Science" (James A. Shymansky); "Science in Kindergarten: A Sense of Wonder" (Linda Good; Brenda Hauff);"River Quest Project" (David A. Broadwell); "Enriching Mathematics through the Development of a Shoebox Kit" (Constance L. Hoag); "CU-SeeMe K-12 Science and Mathematics Eisenhower Symposium" (Michael Farland; Dale Farland); "The Hands-On Universe (HOU) High School Astronomy Project" (Vivian Hoette); "Velocity: An Integrative Tool" (J. A. Richardson); "Mathematics + Children's Literature = Integration" (Maurine Richardson); "From University to Classroom; From Classroom to Office" (Steve Cain; Kathy Sassman); "An Historical Review of Mathematics Reform: 1944-1994" (Roger Ray Parsons); "Hands-On Science Activities and Demonstrations" (Janet Erickson); "The Minnesota New Country School: A School without Textbooks" (Ron Newell); and "The Promise and Perils of Performance Assessment" (James A. Shymansky). (MKR)
Descriptors: Demonstration Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Activities, Mathematics Education, Science Activities, Science Education
University of South Dakota, 414 E. Clark Street, Vermillion, SD 57069.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Eisenhower Program for Mathematics and Science Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: South Dakota Univ., Vermillion.
Identifiers: Mathematics Activities; Reform Efforts; South Dakota; Statewide Systemic Initiative