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Nord, Gail D.; Jabon, David; Nord, John – Mathematics Teacher, 1997
Presents an activity that illustrates the application of mathematics to modern navigation and utilizes the Global Positioning System (GPS). GPS is a constellation of 24 satellites that enables receivers to compute their position anywhere on the earth with great accuracy. (DDR)
Descriptors: Algebra, Communications Satellites, Data Collection, Educational Strategies
Stanford Univ., CA. School Mathematics Study Group. – 1971
The first chapter of the seventh unit in this SMSG series discusses perpendiculars and parallels; topics covered include the relationship between parallelism and perpendicularity, rectangles, transversals, parallelograms, general triangles, and measurement of the circumference of the earth. The second chapter, on similarity, discusses scale…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Geometric Concepts, Geometry, Instruction
Best, Anita, Ed.; And Others – 1991
Developed to help educators locate microcomputer software programs they may want to preview for students in grades K-12, this guide lists commercially available microcomputer software programs that have been favorably reviewed by members of the Educational Software Evaluation Consortium. Programs are arranged alphabetically by title within…
Descriptors: Authoring Aids (Programing), Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Graphics, Computer Software Evaluation
Texas Education Agency, Austin. – 1967
Transparencies for overhead projectors developed under the leadership of the Texas Education Agency for regular public school classes were modified for use with deaf students by five teachers in the Texas School for the Deaf and a total of 60 sets of modified and unmodified visuals (5000 visuals) was made. Seven schools for the deaf in widely…
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Audiovisual Aids, Audiovisual Instruction, Children
Educational Software Evaluation Consortium, Menlo Park, CA. – 1988
Developed to help educators locate microcomputer software programs they may want to preview for students in grades K-12, this guide lists commercially available instructional software programs that have been favorably reviewed by members of the Educational Software Evaluation Consortium. Programs are arranged alphabetically by title within…
Descriptors: Authoring Aids (Programing), Computer Graphics, Computer Software Reviews, Courseware
Kroon, Ralph, Comp. – 1982
The material in this K-8 curriculum guide is designed to provide classroom professionals in rural Montana schools with some guidance as to when to introduce and develop concepts in each subject area. It is intended to be a guide, not a rule book or complete course of study. For each subject area and for each grade level, topics are coded as I…
Descriptors: Curriculum Guides, Elementary Education, Health, Language Arts
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Student Evaluation and Records Branch. – 1987
This document summarizes results of province-wide achievement tests given in Alberta, Canada in June 1987. These tests evaluated student achievement in third grade science, sixth grade mathematics, and ninth grade social studies. The test questions for each subject area reflected Alberta's curriculum specifications for that subject. The grade 3…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Educational Assessment, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education
Foucar-Szocki, Diane – 1994
This report describes educators' collaborative self-directed experiences in learning about and producing alternative forms of assessment for use in elementary-level classrooms. The report analyzes the Virginia Standards of Learning and local curricula in English/Language Arts, Mathematics, Social Studies, and Science/Health in grades 2-4, to…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Elementary Education, Evaluation Methods, Inservice Teacher Education
Lauver, Lori A. – 1994
This document includes a final report and curriculum guide from a project to develop a Science and Math Applications curriculum that related science and math to everyday life and promoted confidence in adult basic education students in their science and math skills. The report describes how the curriculum used traditional teaching methods to teach…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Algebra, Biology, Botany
Rishel, Thomas W. – 1993
Mathematics faculty around the United States are using writing assignments in a variety of ways. A mathematics teacher at Alma College, Michigan, has students write mathematical autobiographies, keep a reading logbook, and write letters to other students about the course, letters to instructors about the topics, or about what they do not…
Descriptors: College Mathematics, Content Area Writing, Higher Education, Mathematics Instruction
Educational Software Evaluation Consortium, Menlo Park, CA. – 1987
Developed to help educators locate computer software programs they may want to preview for students in K-12, this guide lists commercially available programs that have been favorably reviewed by members of the Educational Software Evaluation Consortium. Programs are listed alphabetically by title within curriculum areas: art; business education…
Descriptors: Authoring Aids (Programing), Computer Graphics, Computer Software Reviews, Courseware
Meinbach, Anita Meyer; Fredericks, Anthony; Rothlein, Liz – 2000
Suggesting that a literature-rich classroom environment encourages, supports, and celebrates the role of children's literature throughout every aspect of the elementary curriculum, this book presents plans, procedures, and units that engage teachers, stimulate students, and energize classroom learning environments. The first part addresses the…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Classroom Environment, Community Involvement, Elementary Education
Tennessee State Dept. of Education, Nashville. – 1986
Provided are Tennessee's state kindergarten curriculum guides in the 6 areas of health, social studies, language arts, science, physical education, and mathematics. The health curriculum guide centers on developing and maintaining good health. The social studies guide aids children in understanding self as an individual and in relation to other…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Elementary School Curriculum, Health, Kindergarten
Nebraska State Dept. of Education, Lincoln. – 1999
This document is intended to assist Nebraska business education teachers in developing assessment plans for their local school districts. The first part of the document correlates Nebraska's business education performance standards with grade 8 and grade 12 standards for the following academic subject areas: mathematics; science; social…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Academic Standards, Accounting, Administration
Indiana Department of Education, 2015
The "Foundations" (English/language arts, mathematics, social emotional skills, approaches to play and learning, science, social studies, creative arts, and physical health and growth) are Indiana's early learning development framework and are aligned to the 2014 Indiana Academic Standards. This framework provides core elements that…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, State Standards, Early Childhood Education, Alignment (Education)
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