ERIC Number: ED107896
Record Type: Non-Journal
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[Secondary Career Education Activities: Mathematics.]
Radford City Schools, VA.
The guide is one of a series developed in a pilot project to integrate career education concepts with subject matter in secondary grades. The units are designed to reveal career orientation aspects of traditional topics within five major subject areas: English, social studies, mathematics, science, and health and physical education. The lesson plans are presented in brief outline form, but activities range from those of short duration to several weeks. All provide broad objectives, performance objectives, lesson procedures, and materials and resources in all media. The units in mathematics directed to grades 8-12 cover machinist work, transportation, buying and selling stocks, sports statistics, sales, estimation, contracting, travel, percentage, rational numbers, home maintenance and purchase, checking accounts, linear measure, computers, surveying, mathematician careers, space, architecture, psychology, vacations, pythgorean theorem, and drafting. (MDW)
Descriptors: Career Education, Curriculum Guides, Integrated Curriculum, Mathematical Applications, Mathematics Curriculum, Occupations, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Secondary School Mathematics, Units of Study
Kuhn Barnett Elementary School, 4th and Pendleton Streets, Radford, Virginia, 24141 (K-3 (39 units) $5.00; 4-7 (42 units) $5.00; Special Education (18 units) $5.00; 8-12 (107 units) $10.00)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Radford City Schools, VA.