ERIC Number: ED455115
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Becoming Literate in Mathematics and Science: The Knowledge and Skills To Handle the Ever-Changing World with Confidence.
Thorson, Annette, Ed.
ENC Focus, v8 n3 2001
The Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education (ENC) helps teachers by offering a broad assortment of services to enable them to quickly locate educational resources. This theme issue of the serial "ENC Focus" is designed to give educators information on curriculum resources available for teaching math and science in K-12 classrooms. This issue is organized around the theme of mathematics and science literacy. Articles include: (1) "Literate--and Safe--on the World Wide Web" (Kimberly S. Roempler); (2) "Gender Equitable Schools: They Benefit Everyone" (Sundra Flansburg); (3) "Ohio Resource Center for Mathematics, Science, and Reading" (Peggy Kasten); (4) "Dear Mrs. B., Please Reconsider..." (Lynn Bradley and Joanne Caniglia); (5) "Mathematics and Science Literacy for All Americans" (Frank X. Sutman); (6) "Innumerate and Proud of It" (Mark Holtman); (7) "It's about Relevancy" (Carol Damian); (8) "The Proving Ground for History" (David O'Connell); (9) "Talking Their Way to the Middle of All Numbers" (Kristine Reed Woleck); (10) "Graphing Savvy: Giving Students a Sense of Mathematical Power" (Sue McMillen); (11) "Improving Literacy through Innovative Professional Development for Teachers" (Mary Hindelang); (12) "Ecosystem Succession" (John Rosemurgy); (13) "The Life and Times of a Bean Plant" (Tom Sprague); (14) "A Vote for Fidel Castro Is Not Truely a Vote against Alison Peebles" (Alison Peebles); (15) "Media Literacy: Yes, It Fits in Math and Science Classrooms" (Frank Baker); (16) "Math and Science Illiteracy in the News" (Carolyn Hamilton); (17) "Cloning and the Media: A Snapshot of Scientific Literacy" (Lynda Titterington and Suzanne Drummer); (18) "Math on the Map" (Wendy Cheely); and (19) "Putting Textbooks to the Test" (Jo Ellen Roseman, Gerald Kulm, and Susan Shuttleworth). (ASK)
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Education, Numeracy, Science Education, Scientific Literacy
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education, Columbus, OH.
Note: Theme issue. Published quarterly.