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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

Underhill, Bob, Ed. – 1990

This monograph is the second in a series of three dealing with the curriculum and evaluation standards for grades K-4 as promulgated by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). The publication of the standards marks a new guidepost in the evolution of mathematics education and signals the impact of the information society upon all…

Descriptors: Calculators, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics

Underhill, Bob, Ed. – 1989

This monograph is the first in a series of three dealing with the curriculum and evaluation standards for grades K-4 as promulgated by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). The publication of the standards marks a new guidepost in the evolution of mathematics education and signals the impact of the information society upon all…

Descriptors: Calculators, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics

Underhill, Bob, Ed. – 1990

This monograph is the third in a series of three dealing with the curriculum and evaluation standards for grades K-4 as promulgated by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). The publication of the standards marks a new guidepost in the evolution of mathematics education and signals the impact of the information society upon all…

Descriptors: Calculators, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics

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Maurer, Stephen B. – PRIMUS, 1991

Presented is a guide for undergraduate mathematical composition with emphases on explicit and clear definitions, purposeful formatting with regard to technical conventions, and proper style with respect to content and prospective audience. Numerous examples are included, particularly those involving complicated mathematical expressions. (JJK)

Descriptors: College Mathematics, Content Area Writing, Higher Education, Mathematical Linguistics

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Zarzycki, Piotr – Primus, 1992

Presents eight techniques for teaching undergraduate mathematics whose main aims are (1) learning how to pose problems in an easier and more attractive form; (2) fostering usage of mathematical symbolism; and (3) checking the level of comprehension of the principal ideas. Examples illustrate each technique. (Author/MDH)

Descriptors: Competition, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrichment Activities, Higher Education

Arcavi, A.; Bruckheimer, M. – 1984

These materials on irrational numbers are designed for use in workshops for pre- and in-service teacher training, especially for teachers in junior high schools. The general aims are: to improve teachers' mathematical knowledge of topics, to enrich teachers' mathematical background, to allow opportunity to discuss relevant didactics, and to create…

Descriptors: History, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Materials, Junior High Schools

Kentucky Historical Society, Frankfort. – 2002

Editorial cartoons are useful resources for middle school and high school classrooms. They reflect multiple viewpoints about events in history and incorporate visual counterparts to literary elements, such as irony and symbolism. They appeal to visual learners and challenge students to use analytical thinking skills. The cartoons of Hugh Haynie…

Descriptors: Curriculum Enrichment, Exhibits, Instructional Materials, Mass Media Role

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Young, Sharon L. – Arithmetic Teacher, 1991

Presented are activities that focus on gathering, using, and interpreting data about fingerprints as a basis for integrating mathematics and science. Patterns, classification, logical reasoning, and mathematical relationships are explored by making graphs, classifying fingerprints, and matching identical fingerprints. A parent-involvement activity…

Descriptors: Classification, Data Analysis, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics

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Bitner, Joe; Partridge, M. Elizabeth – Arithmetic Teacher, 1991

Described is a "stock market" game in which students can strengthen many mathematical concepts and skills while learning more about economics and world events. Background information on the stock market, directions for playing the game, a worksheet, and ways to integrate other curriculum areas are included. (KR)

Descriptors: Economics, Educational Games, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics

Arcavi, A.; Bruckheimer, M. – 1983

These materials on negative numbers are designed for use in workshops for pre- and in-service teacher training, especially for teachers in junior high schools. The general aims are: to improve teachers' mathematical knowledge of topics, to enrich teachers' mathematical background, to allow opportunity to discuss relevant didactics, and to create a…

Descriptors: History, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Materials, Integers

Zeiderman, Howard – 1994

The 16 units of this book are designed as textbook supplements to encourage students to think mathematically and as mathematicians. Each unit begins with an orientation session which raises general concerns that always occur within mathematical exploration. This is followed by a short, original text in which a mathematician creates a particular…

Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Educational Resources, Epistemology, Learning Strategies

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Gelfand, I. M., Ed. – Quantum, 1991

Describes the Mathematics Correspondence School that was organized in late 1960s and still directed by the author, to serve about 1,000 Russian secondary students in small cities and remote villages. Discusses this project's extension to other disciplines, and the introduction of English versions of the school's textbooks via this regular journal…

Descriptors: Correspondence Schools, Correspondence Study, Foreign Countries, Independent Study

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Auf der Heyde, Thomas P. E. – Journal of Chemical Education, 1990

This tutorial is intended to introduce factor and cluster analysis at a level that will afford the senior student or the practicing chemist some insights into the workings of the computer packages employing these methods, without being overwhelming with mathematical detail or process. Included are basic terms and working examples. (CW)

Descriptors: Chemistry, Cluster Analysis, College Mathematics, College Science

Moche, Dinah – 1983

This booklet is designed to introduce young people, their parents, teachers, and advisers to various fields of and possible career opportunities in physics. The colorfully illustrated booklet, aimed particularly at junior high school students, highlights the work and experiences of several young physicists. Although physics is not usually taught…

Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Choice, Employment Opportunities, Junior High Schools