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Louisiana Department of Education, 2013

This module assumes that the information presented in previous modules is well known to the learner. Module 5 is the second of three modules (4, 5, and 6) designed to provide an in-depth look at the Standards of Mathematical Practice which are part of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. Module 5 focuses on how the practices connect to…

Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Academic Standards, State Standards, Mathematics Skills

Louisiana Department of Education, 2013

This module assumes that the information presented in previous modules is well known to the learner. Module 6 is the third of three modules (4, 5, and 6) designed to provide an in-depth look at the Standards of Mathematical Practice which are part of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. Module 6 focuses on strategies for implementing…

Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Academic Standards, State Standards, Mathematics Instruction

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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

Meierding, Loren – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2006

This is a step-by-step guidebook that is designed to help students on the quantitative section of the SAT. This guidebook produces an understanding of key mathematical concepts as the various topics are covered by the text, and, unlike other SAT guides, lists skills and capabilities, that if mastered will result in well-prepared students. More…

Descriptors: Mathematical Concepts, Guides, Standardized Tests, Test Wiseness

Gal, Iddo, Ed. – 2000

This book contains 16 papers on the theory, research, and practice of adult numeracy development. The following papers are included: "The Numeracy Challenge" (Iddo Gal); "Numeracy, Mathematics, and Adult Learning" (Diane Coben); "Building a Problem-Solving Environment for Teaching Mathematics" (Peter Kloosterman, Bin Hassan Mohamad-Ali, Lynda R.…

Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy

Allen-Young, Darcy; Amundson, Jane L.; Bowers, Lori Goodwin; Koehn, Jo; Triolo-Moloney, Sharon; Vendegna, Nan; Peterson, Sandra – 2003

The Building Blocks to Colorado's Content Standards were developed to connect early childhood education to the K-12 content standards, to advocate for appropriate teaching strategies for preschool children, and to support awareness and understanding of early childhood foundational skills among parents and teachers. Five sets of building blocks are…

Descriptors: Adult Child Relationship, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Educational Objectives, Emergent Literacy

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

Ascher, Carol – 1983

Poor, minority, and low ability students suffer most from the general lack of sustained opportunity to study mathematics in American public schools. Studies indicate that preschool and kindergarten students show only minor social class or racial differences in mathematical thinking and that differences in mathematical performance among older…

Descriptors: Academic Ability, Black Students, Disadvantaged Youth, Economically Disadvantaged

Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. – 2000

This document presents the Pennsylvania Early Childhood Learning Continuum Indicators, the developmental steps that a learner performs to demonstrate knowledge as stated in the state's Academic Standards. The indicators are not academic standards themselves, but focus on preschool through Grade 2 skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening,…

Descriptors: Academic Standards, Early Childhood Education, Educational Objectives, Evaluation Criteria

Esty, Edward T.; And Others – 1990

The purposes of this paper are: (1) to investigate the effects of SQUARE ONE TV on children's problem-solving behavior and their attitudes toward mathematics and (2) to indicate some connections between the result and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)'s Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics. This paper…

Descriptors: Attitudes, Distance Education, Educational Television, Elementary Education

Capper, Joanne – Executive Educator, 1984

Researchers suggest that teachers should place greater emphasis on the qualitative understanding of the procedures involved in mathematical problem-solving. Administrators can advise teachers to encourage students and show them how to be more thorough in analyzing problems. (MLF)

Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Elementary Education, Mathematics Skills, Problem Solving

McCurrie, Matthew Kilian – Journal of Basic Writing (CUNY), 2009

The current economic and political environment has increased the pressure on higher education to deliver education that is cost-effective, standardized, and accessible. Summer bridge programs have traditionally been one of the economical ways to increase the access and retention of non-traditional, first-generation, or at-risk students. Retention…

Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, Transitional Programs, At Risk Students, Summer Programs

Advanced Technology, Inc., Indianapolis, IN. – 1989

This Workshop Leader's Guide contains step-by-step procedures for preparing, organizing, and presenting 1-hour and 3-hour workshops on estimation in mathematics. It was designed to assist Technical Assistance Center staff members and other inservice providers in conducting successful workshops on estimation in mathematics for administrators,…

Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, Estimation (Mathematics), Improvement Programs, Inservice Teacher Education

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Mitchell, Charles E. – Mathematics Teacher, 1990

Describes projects focusing on needs of business and industry and the preparation of high school graduates to meet these needs. Discusses some areas of mathematics that teachers and employers thought were neglected in the current curriculum. (YP)

Descriptors: Job Skills, Mathematical Applications, Mathematics, Mathematics Curriculum

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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