ERIC Number: ED308064
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Mathematics: Program of Studies/Curriculum Guide. Grades 8 and 9. Interim 1989.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
This program is for students of grades 8 and 9 who may function a year or two behind their age peers in mathematics. It is designed to develop concepts, skills, and attitudes required for effective computation and problem solving at home, in the classroom, in the workplace, and in the community. Other goals are to develop a positive self concept, critical and creative thinking skills, ability to use modern technology, and reading skills and other forms of communication required for learning mathematics and solving problems. Concepts taught include number systems and operations; ratio, proportion and percent; geometry and measurement; data investigation and display; and algebra. Themes are managing your money, world of work, using math at home, and travel and recreation. The curriculum guide includes learning objectives, related life skills, related applications across the curriculum, and suggested strategies and activities for each concept developed. (DC)
Descriptors: Algebra, Calculators, Cognitive Development, Computation, Computer Assisted Instruction, Curriculum Guides, Estimation (Mathematics), Experiential Learning, Foreign Countries, Geometric Concepts, Grade 8, Grade 9, Junior High Schools, Mathematics Anxiety, Problem Solving, Reading Skills, Secondary School Mathematics, Student Attitudes, Student Motivation
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
Identifiers - Location: Canada