ERIC Number: ED225961
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Math "Hotline" and Other Activities: Assessment of Project Intervention at Dorr St. School. Teacher Corps Program '79. The University of Toledo/Springfield Local Schools.
Toledo Univ., OH. Coll. of Education.
An intervention project by Teacher Corps interns in an elementary school was designed to improve student performance in mathematics. Activities carried out by the interns included: (1) construction of a school facade replica reflecting student achievement of identified math curriculum objectives, kindergarten through sixth grade; (2) preparation and presentation of a mathematics unit and study involving use of calculators by fifth-grade students and provision of special mathematics activities for accelerated sixth-grade students; (3) operation of a "Math Hotline" one evening per week to assist students and parents with homework; (4) preparation of mathematics activities and materials for interested students during lunch periods; and (5) planning and conducting a week of special events designed to enhance school spirit, in general, and student and staff motivation in math, in particular. In addition, a series of workshop sessions was conducted for all district elementary teachers. Appendix A presents a summary of feedback from the school staff on intern activities. Appendix B presents specific mathematics objectives for each of the grades from kindergarten through sixth grade. (JD)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC. Teacher Corps.
Authoring Institution: Toledo Univ., OH. Coll. of Education.