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Smith, Lisa F.; Montani, Teresa Oettinger – Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2008
The benefits of multisensory instruction for teaching mathematics to students in resource rooms were explored. Participants were third and fourth graders (n = 12) in 3 resource rooms for replacement mathematics in a middle-class school district in New Jersey. The students received weekly instruction for several months, using manipulatives and word…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Problem Solving, Word Problems (Mathematics), Grade 4
Rosenstein, Joseph G.; And Others – 1996
The New Jersey Mathematics Curriculum Framework is based on the "Mathematics Standards" adopted by the New Jersey State Board of Education on May 1, 1996, and is intended to provide guidance to teachers, administrators, and districts that will help them translate a vision of exemplary mathematics education into reality. It includes…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Algebra, Calculus, Communication Skills
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-Atlantic 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
Masat, Fran, Ed. – 1985
The emphasis of the activities presented in this monograph is on the mathematics done by students in grades 7 through 12 with the aid of microcomputers. The computer is used as an aid, to calculate, to motivate, to handle information, or to display data. The vital part of each activity is not the computer program listing, but the results of the…
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Software, Junior High School Students, Learning Activities
Hills, Catherine A. – 1986
This monograph aims to provide teachers of grades 7, 8, and 9 with a variety of instructional activities and strategies that identify student difficulties in computing percents and teaching the skills needed for that cluster on the mathematics part of the New Jersey High School Proficiency Test (HSPT). Sections include: (1) "Concepts"…
Descriptors: Computation, Junior High Schools, Mathematical Applications, Mathematics Curriculum
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Caglayan, Gunhan – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2016
The purpose of this article is to offer teaching ideas in the treatment of the definite integral concept and the Riemann sums in a technology-supported environment. Specifically, the article offers teaching ideas and activities for classroom for the numerical methods of approximating a definite integral via left- and right-hand Riemann sums, along…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Technology Integration, Mathematics, Mathematics Education
Lazoricek, Frank – 1987
This resource guide is designed to assist educators by identifying materials that will develop the skills tested on the mathematics section of the New Jersey High School Proficiency Test (HSPT). Major sections included are: (1) "Introduction" (describing background information on the HSPT and format of this guide); (2) "Mathematics…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Computer Software Reviews, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary Secondary Education
Nuding, Barbara A. – 1985
This monograph is written for teachers of students in grades seven to nine to heighten awareness of the skills in the measurement and geometry cluster of the New Jersey High School Proficiency test (HSPT) and to suggest strategies for teaching them. Eleven skills in the HSPT measurement and geometry cluster are grouped according to type of…
Descriptors: Geometry, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction
Sanok, Gloria; Vissa, Jeanne – 1987
This monograph presents geometric activities designed to foster curiosity and inquiry on the part of both students and teachers as they explore geometric ideas for 0 to 3 dimensions. Activities can be used in whole class presentation, small groups, or individual study. Grade levels span K-8. Suggested questions promote communication and sharing,…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Geometric Concepts, Instructional Materials