ERIC Number: ED244095
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Learning to Do Math the Woodworking Way.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Div. of Vocational Education.; California State Univ., Los Angeles. Dept. of Industrial Studies.
This curriculum guide, one of 15 volumes written for field test use with educationally disadvantaged industrial education students needing additional instruction in the basic skill areas, deals with helping students develop basic mathematics skills while studying woodworking. Addressed in the individual units of the guide are the following topics: using a ruler, calculating the greatest number of cuts from hardboard, calculating frame length in cabinetmaking, figuring board footage, figuring the cost of hardwood lumber, figuring the cost of finishing materials, doing lattice multiplication, and using fractions and decimals in the wood shop. Each unit contains some or all of the following: a discussion of the major concepts of the technique being covered, instructions to the teacher concerning the use of the given technique, suggested related activities, student instructions, a student assignment, supplemental activities, and one or more worksheets. A basic skills checklist and a basic skills verification form are also provided to assist teachers in identifying those students who require additional help with basic skills. (MN)
Descriptors: Arithmetic, Behavioral Objectives, Cabinetmaking, Check Lists, Decimal Fractions, Educationally Disadvantaged, Equipment Utilization, Estimation (Mathematics), Field Tests, Fractions, Industrial Arts, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Mathematics Skills, Measurement, Measurement Equipment, Secondary Education, Shop Curriculum, Skill Development, Trade and Industrial Education, Woodworking
VOICE, California Dept. of Education, 721 Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 95814.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Div. of Vocational Education.; California State Univ., Los Angeles. Dept. of Industrial Studies.
Note: For related documents, see CE 038 922-933. Developed by the Educationally Disadvantaged Committee, Industrial Education InService Project.