ERIC Number: ED378429
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-May-9
Reference Count: N/A
Basic Workplace Math for Non-Native English Speakers.
This document is the teacher's edition of a learning module designed to help nonnative English speakers develop basic workplace mathematics skills. This module was developed by educators from the Emily Griffith Opportunity School. The math curriculum presented in how math might be taught to nonnative English speakers at a manufacturing worksite. Included in the manual are an introduction outlining the module's objectives and scope, eight session outlines, an appendix explaining basic differences between the mathematical conventions used in the United States and in other countries, and an answer key. The following topics are covered in the session outlines: basic math problems, basic operations, story problems, estimation and averages, decimals, standard allowed minute, division of decimals, and piece rate formulas. Each session outline contains some or all of the following: objective, lesson plan listing all of the session's learning activities and procedures for presenting them, and student handouts (learning activities). (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Behavioral Objectives, Cultural Differences, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Mathematics Skills, Numeracy, Second Language Instruction, Vocational English (Second Language), Workplace Literacy
Emily Griffith Opportunity School, 1250 Welton Street, Denver, CO 80204 ($17.80).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. National Workplace Literacy Program.
Authoring Institution: Denver Public Schools, CO.
Note: For related documents, see CE 068 153-167. A page in Session 7 contains broken type.