ERIC Number: ED197952
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Applying Problem Solving to Statistics and Consumer Mathematics.
Hawaii Univ., Honolulu. Curriculum Research and Development Group.; Hawaii Univ., Honolulu. Coll. of Education.
This text is an example of a Selected Mathematics Applications (Level A) course, developed for the Hawaii State Department of Education. There are two basic parts to this document. Section one discusses the approach used to develop this course, and provides a brief description of current alternative materials and resources. No materials were found that appropriately interwove problem solving with content area; the documents listed are non-textbook resources that reflect the applications focus of a Level A course. The second part, the bulk of this work, presents an overview of the course and detailed teacher commentary with emphasis on a problem-solving approach to statistics and consumer mathematics. A course outline, a list of seven learner objectives, problem-solving evaluation check list, suggestions for teaching each unit including objectives and comments, student worksheets, quizzes, tests, and answers to these materials are all provided. (MP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.; Hawaii State Dept. of Education, Hilo.
Authoring Institution: Hawaii Univ., Honolulu. Curriculum Research and Development Group.; Hawaii Univ., Honolulu. Coll. of Education.