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Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Education, 2010
This guide is intended to stimulate professional reflection, dialogue and debate about mathematics and how to improve it. It draws together themes, features and characteristics of effective improvement in mathematics and descriptions of good practice. It offers a reference point for staff and teachers who are working together to improve…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Numeracy, Reflection, Mathematics Education
Arrowood, Janet C. – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2004
Practical examples from everyday life, spanning personal financial matters to traveling and even cooking conversions are the lessons offered in this useful guide. The vast majority of older students and adults who come to America come from countries that use the metric system. Learning a new system for measuring, telling time, and so forth is…
Descriptors: Symbols (Mathematics), Statistics, Writing Skills, Teaching Methods
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
Hendrickson, A. Dean – 1989
Mathematics and the use of mathematical thinking should be much more than what has been traditional school arithmetic. Much of the mathematical reasoning can be developed and experienced out of school, particularly in the home. This material is a teacher's guide designed to help parents support what is done with their children in class. Background…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Grade 3, Home Instruction
Hendrickson, A. Dean – 1989
Mathematics and the use of mathematical thinking should be much more than what has been traditional school arithmetic. Much of the mathematical reasoning can be developed and experienced out of school, particularly in the home. This material is a teacher's guide designed to help parents support what is done with their children in class. Background…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Grade 4, Home Instruction
Hendrickson, A. Dean – 1989
Mathematics and the use of mathematical thinking should be much more than what has been traditional school arithmetic. Much of the mathematical reasoning can be developed and experienced out of school, particularly in the home. This material is a teacher's guide designed to help parents support what is done with their children in class.…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Grade 6, Home Instruction
Hendrickson, A. Dean – 1989
Mathematics and the use of mathematical thinking should be much more than what has been traditional school arithmetic. Much of the mathematical reasoning can be developed and experienced out of school, particularly in the home. This material is a teacher's guide designed to help parents support what is done with their children in class. Background…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Home Instruction, Kindergarten, Mathematical Concepts
Hendrickson, A. Dean – 1989
Mathematics and the use of mathematical thinking should be much more than what has been traditional school arithmetic. Much of the mathematical reasoning can be developed and experienced out of school, particularly in the home. This material is a teacher's guide designed to help parents support what is done with their children in class. Background…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Grade 2, Home Instruction
National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Mathematical Sciences Education Board. – 1991
Teachers of mathematics are leading a nationwide effort to bring about a complete redesign of both school and college mathematics programs by setting new and more demanding standards for what students must learn about mathematics, as well as for what teachers themselves must accomplish as professionals in the classroom. This brief document is…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Enrichment, Curriculum Evaluation, Elementary Secondary Education
Narang, H. L. – 1983
This annotated bibliography contains references to books, journal articles, ERIC documents, doctoral dissertations, and audio-visual materials on the subject of multicultural education. Topics include integrating multiculturalism in school subjects, prejudice and discrimination, intercultural communication, ethnic identity and ethnic bias.…
Descriptors: Culture Conflict, Ethnic Bias, Ethnic Discrimination, Foreign Countries
Hendrickson, A. Dean – 1989
Mathematics and the use of mathematical thinking should be much more than what has been traditional school arithmetic. Much of the mathematical reasoning can be developed and experienced out of school, particularly in the home. This material is a teacher's guide designed to help parents support what is done with their children in class.…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Grade 5, Home Instruction
Museum Education Roundtable, Washington, DC. – 1992
This is the second anthology of the "Journal of Museum Education." This edition reflects the maturation of the field of museum education, reports on its evolution, and reminds the reader of the diversity to be found in the field. Introspective essays by numerous authors challenge museum educators to reexamine their goals, attitudes, work, and…
Descriptors: Anthologies, Cultural Centers, Heritage Education, Higher Education
Davis, J. Francis; And Others – 1991
This workshop kit consists of: (1) "Leader's Guide"; (2) "Handout Masters"; (3) special issue of the journal "Media & Values" on the theme "Children and Television: Growing Up in a Media World"; (4) "From Awareness to Action: Media Literacy for the '90s," a booklet on the basics of media literacy. The kit is designed for a four-part study of the…
Descriptors: Advertising, Antisocial Behavior, Commercial Television, Mass Media
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Vocational Instructional Materials Lab. – 1999
This book was developed for teachers, youth group leaders, after-school child care providers, and parents, who may not have the time or the expertise to develop strategies for preparing students to be effective problem solvers. The content is organized in a pyramid style to make it easy to locate and grasp the information provided. Information on…
Descriptors: Algebra, Elementary Education, Estimation (Mathematics), Functions (Mathematics)
1998
This anthology collects stories from various classrooms and collaborations supported by the Orion Society. Orion's Stories in the Land fellowships are 1-year teacher stipends that promote effective place-based education: interdisciplinary studies of the local natural and cultural history using extensive field experiences and diverse "human…
Descriptors: Class Activities, College School Cooperation, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
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