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Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City. – 2003
This document is comprised of three publications of the early childhood section of the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education: (1) prekindergarten mathematics standards; (2) a teacher's guide for early mathematics; and (3) a parent's handbook for early mathematics. The standards, developed by a broad-based group of individuals…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Educational Objectives, Mathematics Education
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Swift, Theresa M.; Watkins, Steve E. – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2004
Student motivation for and proficiency in science and mathematics begin in the early grades. Level-appropriate resources and professional outreach activities are as beneficial for teachers and students at elementary levels as for higher levels. Engineering applications can be effective vehicles for giving students hands-on exposure to technical…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, Student Motivation, Elementary School Science, Elementary School Students
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Langham, Belinda; Sundberg, Sue; Goodman, Terry – Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 2006
This article describes a professional development model in which middle-grades teachers focused on algebraic thinking as part of their participation in a mathematics academy.
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Faculty Development, Algebra, Mathematics Teachers
Inverness Research, 2009
The digital age has transformed how work is done in science, health care, the law, journalism, international relations, education, environmental conservation, agriculture, and engineering. To prepare students to thrive in today's society, teachers need to know more about how technologies are used in disciplines and workplaces, and--most…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Professional Development
Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education, Columbus, OH. – 1995
This document is a comprehensive directory of Federal offices, programs, and facilities for K-12 education in mathematics and science for the Mid-Continent Region. The purpose of this directory is to assist educators, parents, and students in attaining the National Education Goals, particularly Goal 4: "By the year 2000, U.S. students will be…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Programs, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education
Missouri Univ., Columbia. Instructional Materials Lab. – 1989
This document consists of materials for a 12-unit course on the following topics: (1) introduction to precision measurement; (2) semiprecision linear measurement; (3) simple layout techniques; (4) measurement with vernier and dial calipers; (5) measuring with micrometers; (6) measurement and layout on a surface plate; (7) go/no-go inspection…
Descriptors: Blueprints, Competency Based Education, Drafting, Educational Objectives
Curtis, Donna; Nobles, Jack – 1989
This document consists of materials for a six-unit course on employment in the machine shop setting, safety, basic math skills, geometric figures and forms, math applications, and right triangles. The instructor's guide begins with a list of competencies covered in the module, descriptions of the materials included, an explanation of how to use…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Career Guidance, Competency Based Education, Educational Objectives