ERIC Number: ED467351
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Signs, Symbols & Codes. Stuff That Works! A Technology Curriculum for the Elementary Grades.
This book explains methods of representing information. Contents are divided into six chapters: (1) "Appetizers" includes activities that can be done individually to become familiar with the topics of signs, symbols, and codes; (2) "Concepts" provides a basis for symbol and sign development; (3) "Activities" features activities and classroom projects; (4) "Stories" presents teacher narratives on learning and signs and symbols; (5) "Resources" provides resources for the implementation of the activities; and (6) "About Standards" describes the standards addressed in math, science, technology, social studies, and English language arts. The appendix features "A Gallery of Codes." (Contains 37 references.) (YDS)
Descriptors: Coding, Curriculum, Elementary Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Arts, Learning Activities, Mathematics Education, Science Education, Signs, Social Studies, Standards, Technology Education
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: City Univ. of New York, NY. City Coll.
Note: For other books in series, see SE 066 028-032. Project Co-Director was James L. Neujahr. Foreword by George D. Nelson.