ERIC Number: ED142363
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
USMES Design Lab Manual.
Education Development Center, Inc., Newton, MA.
The Design Lab Manual provides a detailed description of various types of Design Labs used in the USMES program. Chapters cover the USMES Design Lab concept; tone of Design Lab activities; in-class Design Lab; portable Design Lab; the Design Lab room; cost/scrounging; staffing and scheduling a Design Lab; Design Lab training for teachers; Design Lab manager training; safety; local, state, private, and federal funding; histories of Design Labs; and an annotated Design Lab bibliography. Appendices include a list of Design Lab "How To" cards, sample letters to parents and lists of materials collected, sketches of Design Lab layouts, a Design Lab scrounging list, answers to Design Lab questionnaires, Design Lab ordering inventory, and a request for information sheet. (DT)
Descriptors: Curriculum, Educational Facilities, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Science, Experiential Learning, Guides, Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach, Laboratory Manuals, Language Arts, Mathematics Education, Problem Solving, Science Education, Social Studies, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods
ERIC/SMEAC, The Ohio State University, 1200 Chambers Rd., 3rd Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43212 (on loan)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Education Development Center, Inc., Newton, MA.
Note: For related documents, see SE 021 682-708