ERIC Number: ED463169
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Mathematics and Science across the Curriculum.
Thorson, Annette, Ed.
ENC Focus, v9 n2 2002
This issue, intended for classroom teachers, provides a collection of essays organized around the theme of mathematics and science across the curriculum as well as a guide to instructional materials related to the theme. Topics addressed in the essays include experiencing mathematics through nature; connecting science, fiction, and real life; exploring science and human health; and learning daily from everyday problems. Sections include: (1) "What Does Learning Look Like?" (Annette Thorson); (2) "National Science Foundation" (Kimberly S. Roempler); (3) "Blinded by Technology?" (Joyce Kasman Valenza); (4) "The Power of Convergent Learning" (Carol Damian); (5) "Dream Houses; A Floor Plan for Mathematical Success" (Robert E. Freeman); (6) "Physics Fun" (Louise Stivers); (7) "Making Connections with the Vedic Square" (Thomasenia Lott Adams); (8) "ENC Has Across-the-Curriculum Ideas for You!" (Scott Bartley and Gordon Baugh); (9) "Beyond Numbers: Communicating in Math Class" (David K. Pugalee); (10) "Writing To Learn Mathematics" (Joan Countryman); (11) "Island Hopping Across the Curriculum" (Mary Hindelang); (12) "Experiencing Math through Nature" (Colleen Niemi); (13) "Batty about Bats" (Elizabeth Grenke); (14) "Technology Education Enters the Classroom" (Wes Perusek); (15) "Basketsful of Math and Science Learning" (Susan Cox); (16) "Investigating 'Stretchy' Benchmarks" (Janice VanCleave); (17) "We Need More Earthworms!" (Francine Plotycia); (18) "Learning Every Day from Everyday Problems" (Melanie Shreffler); (19) "Independent Thinking in the Chemistry Lab" (Mark Benvenuto); (20) "Connecting Science, Fiction, and Real Life" (Carolyn Sue Gardiner); (21) "Go off the Subject for Math Fun and Learning!" (Rhonda D. Cummins); (22) "Exploring Science and Human Health" (Cynthia Delgado); and (23) "Math, Science, and So Much More: Making the Cross-Curriculum Connection" (Carol Damian and Terese Herrera). (MM)
Descriptors: Art, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Integrated Curriculum, Language Arts, Mathematics Education, Music, Science Education
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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.