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Cibes, Margaret; Greenwood, James – Mathematics Teacher, 2016

Media Clips appears in every issue of Mathematics Teacher, offering readers contemporary, authentic applications of quantitative reasoning based on print or electronic media. This issue features "How Big is Too Big?" (Margaret Cibes and James Greenwood) in which students are asked to analyze the data and tables provided and answer a…

Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Class Size, Statistical Analysis

Breunlin, R. James; Kasper, Timothy A.; Kolet, Michelle; Letzel, Kendra; Letzel, Thomas; Noah, John; Schutte, Jennifer; Williams, Bob; Zickert, Chris – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2006

This book is the result of the collaborative effort of nine AYA National Board Certified Teachers in Mathematics. Experiencing Mathematics, is a compilation of teacher-tested activities that prompt high school students to explore, conjecture and reflect on their mathematical adventures--thus "experience mathematics." The relevant nature of the…

Descriptors: Student Participation, Student Motivation, Cognitive Psychology, Mathematics Education

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

Pinker, Aron – MATYC Journal, 1981

This report explains the mathematical origin of the Annual Percentage Rate (APR) approximation often used in elementary Business Mathematics courses. (MP)

Descriptors: Algorithms, College Mathematics, Higher Education, Mathematical Applications

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

Stanford Univ., CA. School Mathematics Study Group. – 1968

This is unit thirteen of a fifteen-unit SMSG secondary school text for high school students. The text is devoted almost entirely to mathematical concepts which all citizens should know in order to function satisfactorily in our society. Chapter topics include approximations, solution sets of mathematical sentences, and quadratic functions. (MP)

Descriptors: Algebra, Curriculum, Instruction, Mathematics Education

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

Schiro, Michael Stephen – SAGE Publications (CA), 2007

This book presents a description of the major curriculum philosophies that have influenced educators and schooling over the last century. The author analyzes four educational visions (Scholar Academic, Social Efficiency, Learner Centered, and Social Reconstruction) to enable readers to reflect on their own educational beliefs and allow them to…

Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Research, Ideology, Social Change

Greenman, Joel – 1993

This book was developed to answer those questions and concerns most often on the minds of students during a mathematics class. It offers them insight from an instructor's viewpoint on how to increase their probability of success in a mathematics course. It is intended to approach the learning of mathematics through both motivating students and…

Descriptors: Course Selection (Students), Higher Education, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Instruction

Schwartz, Richard H. – 1979

This resource was written to provide students with an awareness of critical issues facing the world today. In courses for college students, it can motivate their study of mathematics, teach them how to solve mathematical problems related to current global issues, provide coherence to mathematical studies through a focus on issues of human…

Descriptors: College Mathematics, College Students, Environmental Education, Geometric Concepts

Stanford Univ., CA. School Mathematics Study Group. – 1968

This is unit four of a fifteen-unit SMSG secondary school text for high school students. The text is devoted almost entirely to mathematical concepts which all citizens should know in order to function satisfactorily in our society. Chapter topics include equations and inequalities and congruence. (MP)

Descriptors: Algebra, Congruence, Curriculum, Geometric Concepts

Stanford Univ., CA. School Mathematics Study Group. – 1968

This is unit eleven of a fifteen-unit SMSG secondary school text for high school students. The text is devoted almost entirely to mathematical concepts which all citizens should know in order to function satisfactorily in our society. Chapter topics include coordinate geometry and problem analysis. (MP)

Descriptors: Algebra, Analytic Geometry, Curriculum, Instruction

Stanford Univ., CA. School Mathematics Study Group. – 1968

This is unit fifteen of a fifteen-unit SMSG secondary school text for high school students. The text is devoted almost entirely to mathematical concepts which all citizens should know in order to function satisfactorily in our society. Chapter topics include analyzing geometric figures and measurement. (MP)

Descriptors: Algebra, Analytic Geometry, Curriculum, Instruction

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