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Ridgway, Jim; Passey, Don – Educational Psychology: An International Journal of Experimental Educational Psychology, 1995
Reports on a study of the mathematical needs of engineering apprentices in the United Kingdom. Finds that mathematical skills learned in general education programs do not meet requirements of the engineering profession. Recommends changes in mathematics education. (CFR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Testing, Elementary Secondary Education, Engineering
Rohadi, Nyoman; Taylor, Peter C. – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1992
Reports a study designed to compare science and nonscience Indonesian high school students' (n=400) energy-related knowledge and their attitudes toward energy conservation. Results indicated that (1) students in general have unfavorable attitudes toward energy conservation, and (2) nonscience students are less knowledgeable about energy-related…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Conservation Education, Correlation, Curriculum Development
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
National Academies Press, 2005
How do you get a fourth-grader excited about history? How do you even begin to persuade high school students that mathematical functions are relevant to their everyday lives? In this volume, practical questions that confront every classroom teacher are addressed using the latest exciting research on cognition, teaching, and learning. How Students…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, History Instruction, Mathematics Instruction, Science Instruction
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Curriculum Framework and Textbook Development Unit. – 1992
This document builds on the foundation laid by the 1985 edition of the "Mathematics Framework for California Public Schools" to describe the structure and organization of instructional programs that address the goal of developing mathematical power for all students. An introduction discusses the nature of the proposed reform and the…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Core Curriculum, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development
Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix. – 1987
This document contains a list of recommended essential mathematical skills and outcomes developed for Arizona students from primary through secondary grades. These skills have been developed by using a spiral structure of individual clusters of objectives that are taught at an initial level and then retaught at higher levels as students progress…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Career Awareness, Curriculum Development, Developmental Stages
National Science Teachers Association, Arlington, VA. – 2001
This document presents a collection of strand maps that show how students' understanding of the ideas and skills that lead to literacy in science, mathematics, and technology might grow over time. The guide discusses strand maps in general and prose directly related to each individual map. The maps are built from benchmarks that were derived from…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Benchmarking, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
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Potter, Suzanne – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2007
Despite increasing recognition that whole-school approaches to sustainability have an important contribution to make in moving society towards a more sustainable existence, progress in this area remains slow. By examining the practices of the Ananda Marga River School, a small independent school in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland of Queensland, this…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Student Empowerment, Private Schools, Case Studies
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Lacampagne, Carole B. – 1993
The implementation of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics'"Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics" implies fundamental shifts in the teaching and learning of mathematics. Intended for those individuals who will be instrumental in the implementation of those changes--teachers, administrators, and…
Descriptors: Calculators, Change Agents, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education
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Dulli, Robert E. – Journal of Geography, 1994
Contends that the National Geographic Society's Geography Education Program continues to work on improving geography instruction and learning. Outlines future activities of the National Geographic Society including urban outreach and technology training. (CFR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Strategies, Educational Technology
Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta. Office of Instructional Services. – 1982
This eight part guide was developed to assist individuals in improving mathematics education in Georgia schools, particularly in planning curriculum at the local level. The guide was prepared on the basis of successful teaching practices and recommendations from recognized educators. Information regarding considerations unique to teaching the…
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Educational Objectives
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Jumper, Sidney R. – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 1991
Presents an interview with Gilbert Grosvenor, president and chairman of the board of the National Geographic Society. Examines student and public ignorance about geography. Describes the Society's Geography Education Project, Geographic Alliance Project, and Education Foundation. Includes Grosvenor's call for greater emphasis on geography in…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Geography, Geography Instruction
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
Corvallis School District 509J, OR. – 1986
This guide is directed toward school districts that wish to become involved in an integrated vocational education and mathematics skills program and plan to incorporate a mathematics equivalency credit option. The guide contains materials that can be used to conduct three workshops for teachers on integrated mathematics-vocational courses. The…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Classroom Techniques, Course Content, Course Organization
Countryman, Joan; Wilson, Elizabeth – College Board Review, 1991
Calculators are transforming mathematics instruction, freeing it from an arithmetic-driven curriculum. They have encouraged teachers to think more carefully about what is important to learn. Calculators should be used at all levels of instruction and on tests, including standardized exams. Meaningful educational reform depends on such a change.…
Descriptors: Calculators, Classroom Techniques, College Mathematics, Curriculum Development
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