ERIC Number: ED256573
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Comprehensive Instructional Management System (CIMS). A Cyclical Mathematics Curriculum. Part 1--Teacher. Experimental. Level K.
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Div. of Curriculum and Instruction.
This is the teacher's manual to accompany part of the workbook for kindergarten pupils in the Comprehensive Instructional Management System, a teacher-designed unified mathematics curriculum for kindergarten through grade 7. It is composed of a curriculum, a testing component, and a computer-managed reporting system. The curriculum is organized into modules of similar skills or understandings from 14 topics. Each module has: a suggested period of duration for student mastery; a listing of new skills to be mastered by the student in the form of performance objectives; a section devoted to vocabulary, terms, and symbols; getting started activities on prerequisite skills in preparation for undertaking new objectives; strategies for teaching the new skills; and student activities for providing reinforcement for the newly learned objective. After the sequence of modules and content by topic are displayed, teaching suggestions for 51 modules on 76 performance objectives are given. The content is from the topics of: numbers and numeration; addition; subtraction; fractions; geometry; measurement; graphs, probability, statistics; and problem solving. Pages from the student's workbook are interspersed with the suggested activities. (MNS)
Descriptors: Computation, Elementary School Mathematics, Instructional Materials, Kindergarten, Learning Activities, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Instruction, Measurement, Number Concepts, Objectives, Primary Education, Teaching Methods, Workbooks
New York City Board of Education, Curriculum Production Unit, Room 617, 131 Livingston St., Brooklyn, NY 11202.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Div. of Curriculum and Instruction.