ERIC Number: ED406126
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Mathematics 26: Teacher Resource Manual. Integrated Occupational Program. Interim 1991.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Branch.
The Integrated Occupation Mathematics 26 Program is an optional program designed to allow students in Alberta, Canada to meet the credit requirements of the Certificate of Achievement and facilitate transfer to the General High School Diploma Program. This Teacher Resource Manual is provided to assist classroom teachers to implement the Mathematics 26 Program. Teachers can use this manual as a practical planning and instructional tool in translating the intentions of the mathematics program into classroom practice. The manual provides: (1) information about the goals of the mathematics program, (2) four themes that address the development of prescribed concepts, skills, and attitudes, (3) suggestions for planning, relating the mathematical instruction to essential life skills, and utilizing community resources throughout the mathematics program, (4) strategies for developing student computational skills, solving problems, and using various technologies, (5) suggestions for planning experiential learning activities, and (6) strategies for assessing and evaluating student progress. The document is divided into four sections. The Introduction describes the manual's purpose and modes of utilization, and gives a scope and sequence for Math 26 and how it relates to other programs. The second section describes the sub-themes of earning money, budgeting and banking, skills for the consumer, and math in the workplace that are seen throughout the manual. The next section presents the program emphases of problem solving, uses of technology, computational facility and estimation, situational and concrete approaches, and evaluation. The last section contains three appendices listing resources, consumer affairs offices, and regional offices of education. (MDH)
Descriptors: Calculators, Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Guides, Daily Living Skills, Educational Strategies, Estimation (Mathematics), Foreign Countries, Geometry, High Schools, Instructional Materials, Integrated Activities, Integrated Curriculum, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Manipulative Materials, Mathematical Applications, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Skills, Measurement, Problem Solving, Resource Materials, Secondary School Mathematics, Student Projects, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Branch.
Identifiers - Location: Canada