ERIC Number: ED178303
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Metric Measurement: A Handbook for Elementary Teachers and Administrators.
Oklahoma State Dept. of Education, Oklahoma City.
The purposes of this metric handbook are: (1) to help teachers understand the general principles of measurement instruction; (2) to help teachers understand how children develop measuring concepts; (3) to provide information that will help teachers learn to use SI metrics; (4) to provide examples of learning experiences that teachers can use with learners; (5) to help teachers integrate metric instruction into the existing curriculum through an interdisciplinary approach so that it does not become an isolated topic; (6) to provide teachers with information about sources of materials needed to supplement textbooks already in use; and (7) to provide administrators and teachers with suggested procedures for implementing metric instruction. Chapter topics include historical developments, using metric units, developing measurement concepts, measurement learning activities, and administrative implications and recommendations. (MP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Dept. of Education, Oklahoma City.