ERIC Number: ED116931
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Career Oriented Mathematics, Student's Manual. [Includes Owning an Automobile and Driving as a Career; Retail Sales; Measurement; and Area-Perimeter.]
Mahaffey, Michael L.; McKillip, William D.
This volume includes student manuals for four units in the Career Oriented Mathematics Program, which was developed to improve computational abilities and attitudes of secondary students by presenting the material in a job-relevant context. The units are titled: (1) Owning an Automobile and Driving as a Career, (2) Retail Sales, (3) Measurement, and (4) Area-Perimeter. The manuals are consumable, primarily consisting of worksheets which provide both mathematical problems and information needed for their solution (tax tables, maps, inventory records, etc.). The unit on area and perimeter presents problems using lattice point displays. Practice examinations are included. (SD)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Career Education, Curriculum, Geometry, Instruction, Instructional Materials, Mathematical Applications, Mathematics Education, Motivation, Number Concepts, Secondary Education, Secondary School Mathematics, Textbooks
Berrien County Board of Education, Title III, P.O. Box 473, Nashville, Georgia 31639 (1-4 copies, $4.00 ea., 5-9, $3.75 ea., 10-30, $3.50 ea., 31 or more, $3.25 ea., payment must accompany orders; Teacher Manual included with order of 30 Student Manuals)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of School Systems (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.; Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta.
Authoring Institution: Berrien County Schools, Nashville, GA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title III