ERIC Number: ED116933
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Career Oriented Mathematics, Student's Manual. [Includes Scale; Apprenticeship: Learning to be a Cement Mason; Textiles; Being Self-Employed: Harvesting and Sale of Pulpwood; and Lumber Yard Employee.]
Mahaffey, Michael L.; McKillip, William D.
This volume includes student manuals for five units in the Career Oriented Mathematics Program, which was developed to improve mathematical abilities and attitudes of secondary students by presenting the material in a job-relevant context. The units are titled: (1) Scale, (2) Apprenticeship: Learning to be a Cement Mason, (3) Textiles, (4) Being Self-Employed: Harvesting and Sale of Pulpwood, and (5) Lumber Yard Employee. The manuals are consumable, most pages containing problems and accompanying diagrams or necessary data. The mathematical content of the units is basic computation and elementary geometry. (SD)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Career Education, Curriculum, Education, Geometry, Instruction, Instructional Materials, Mathematical Applications, Mathematics, Measurement, Motivation, 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