ERIC Number: ED460837
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Go Figure. HEADJAM. Teaching Guide [and Videotape].
MATHCOUNTS Foundation, Alexandria, VA.
The HeadJam series is comprised of six programs exploring mathematics, science, and critical thinking skills. It is an award-winning, educational videotape series for middle school students that explores multi-disciplinary skills in a highly entertaining way. The teacher's guide and 22-minute video, "Go Figure," demonstrate how math is used in the real world, where problem solving happens in unlikely places. They also look at how math impacts every facet of students' lives from music to video games to roller coaster rides. Related classroom activities are also included. (ASK)
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Activities, Mathematics Education, Relevance (Education), Teaching Guides, Videotape Recordings
Karol Media, Inc., P.O. Box 7600, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18773-7600 (Videotape and teaching guide, $10 plus $5 shipping and handling). Tel: 800-884-0555 (Toll Free); Fax: 570-822-8226; Web site: http://www.karolmedia.com. For full text: http://www.teachingtools.com.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Phillips Petroleum Company, Bartlesville, OK.
Authoring Institution: MATHCOUNTS Foundation, Alexandria, VA.
Note: Videotape not available from ERIC. Videotape copyrighted by NewsGroup.