ERIC Number: EJ856301
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Reference Count: 8
Building Benches and Learning Math Standards on Zia Pueblo
Rodriguez, Anthony M.
Democracy & Education, v18 n3 p68-73 2009
In this article, the author talks about a hands-on, community-supported project that he initiated with a group of middle school students on Zia Pueblo, in which students used measurement and numeracy skills to build benches for the school grounds. He talks about the theoretical framework of this project and the lessons he learned from this project.
Descriptors: Numeracy, Student Projects, Construction (Process), Community Involvement, Mathematics Activities, Mathematical Concepts, Science Process Skills, Hands on Science, Science Course Improvement Projects, Mathematics Education, Middle School Students, Measurement Techniques
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Middle Schools
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