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Dalgarno, Nancy; Colgan, Lynda – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2007
This paper reports on the needs identified as important to 27 novice elementary mathematics teachers and examines how Connect-ME, an online mathematics community, provides these supports. Qualitative data were collected using two focus groups and 16 telephone interviews. Findings validate the need for alternative teacher professional development…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Focus Groups, Mathematics Teachers, Elementary Education
Drost, Dale R., Ed. – Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group, 1982
Papers from the 1982 annual meeting of the Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group are organized similarly to the meeting, presenting materials from the lectures, working groups, topic groups and panel groups. One lecture, by Davis, discussed a philosophy of computation in relation to computing. Vergnaud lectured on cognitive and developmental…
Descriptors: Computer Science, Computer Science Education, Educational Research, Geometry
Hope, Jack – 1990
The purpose of this report is to identify changes that need to be made in the Saskatchewan mathematics curriculum and to provide the curriculum writers and advisory committee with sufficient background information to develop a revised program and to evaluate teaching materials currently available. The purpose of Part 1 of the guide is to examine…
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Curriculum Research
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Branch. – 1990
The Mathematics 16 program provides for the development of essential concepts, skills, and attitudes required for effective computation and problem solving. The program is activity-based, and addresses the need for students to be able to transfer and apply specific mathematical concepts and skills to more generalized situations in everyday life…
Descriptors: Calculators, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Computation
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Language Services Branch. – 1994
This teachers guide is the French translation of the second cycle for the secondary science curriculum. The document is presented in six sections. The first section provides a historic overview of the secondary school science program that emphasizes the Science, Technology, and Society approach. The second section discusses what the science class…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Concept Formation, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Foreign Countries
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Branch. – 1990
The Mathematics 16 program provides for the development of essential concepts, skills, and attitudes required for effective computation and problem solving. The program is activity-based, and addresses the need for students to be able to transfer and apply specific mathematical concepts and skills to more generalized situations in everyday life…
Descriptors: Calculators, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Computation
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Orwin, Clifford; Forbes, H. D. – International Journal of Social Education, 1994
Summarizes E. D. Hirsch's book, "Cultural Literacy," focusing on four separate arguments. Compares U.S. and Canadian education and society, particularly in relationship to multiculturalism and bilingualism. Concludes that Hirsch trivializes culture by presenting as no more than a common convention of effective national communication.…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Background
Manitoba Dept. of Education and Training, Winnipeg. Curriculum Development and Implementation Branch. – 1988
This report contains a description and analysis, along with conclusions and recommendations, of the three components of the 1987 Mathematics Assessment in Manitoba, Canada: (1) the student achievement tests at grades 3, 6, 9, and 12; (2) the comparison testing (1981-1986) at the same grade levels; and (3) the teacher survey. The intent of the…
Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Mathematical Concepts
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Mura, Roberta – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 1991
A study of Canadian college mathematics faculty compared 55 men and 55 women teachers on social background, family status, education, careers, professional difficulties related to sex, and attitudes toward employment equity programs. More similarities than differences were found. Differences were noted in 10 areas of demographics and professional…
Descriptors: Career Ladders, College Faculty, College Mathematics, Educational Background
Manitoba Dept. of Education and Training, Winnipeg. Curriculum Development and Implementation Branch. – 1988
This report contains a brief description of the study in the province of Manitoba, Canada along with recommendations based upon the judgements of the Technical Advisory Committee. Grade levels 3, 6, 9, and 12 were administered the test. The purposes of the test were to: (1) provide benchmark indicators relative to the level of mathematics…
Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Mathematical Concepts
BCATA Journal for Art Teachers, 1991
These articles focus on art as a component of interdisciplinary integration. (1) "Integrated Curriculum and the Visual Arts" (Anna Kindler) considers various aspects of integration and implications for art education. (2) "Integration: The New Literacy" (Tim Varro) illustrates how the use of technology can facilitate…
Descriptors: Art Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Fine Arts, Foreign Countries