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Don't Spare the Rods. A Supplementary Mathematics Program for Kindergartens.
University City School District, MO.
GRADES OR AGES: Kindergarten. SUBJECT MATTER: Using Cuisenaire rods. ORGANIZATION AND PHYSICAL APPEARANCE: The guide contains a short introductory section followed by a sequential series of 40 lessons. Diagrams are interspersed throughout the text. The guide is mimeographed and spiral bound with a soft cover. OBJECTIVES AND ACTIVITIES: The introductory section describes the objectives of using Cuisenaire rods. Each lesson contains a detailed sequence of activities with the rods designed to teach children number concepts and operations. INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS: A list of Cuisenaire rods kits available and prices is presented in the introductory section. A set of transparencies and a set of self-checking cards which can be used with the lessons are available from the Prekindergarten-Kindergarten Research Center. However, the lessons can be taught without the transparencies and cards. STUDENT ASSESSMENT: None. OPTIONS: No alternative activities are suggested. It is necessary to follow the lessons in sequence, but timing is left to the teacher. (RT)
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: University City School District, MO.