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School Science and Mathematics, 1983
To aid educators in locating software worth previewing, titles of microcomputer software for all curricular areas are listed, as developed by the Educational Software Evaluation Consortium (San Mateo, California). Title, publisher, computer, curricular area, and subject/topic are noted for each; publisher addresses are listed. (MNS)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Computer Programs, Evaluation, Microcomputers
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Hennemann, A. Louise; Hennemann, Willard – School Science and Mathematics, 1983
Use of the hand-dialed, transparent, nonelectronic SEE-Calculator is proposed. Pupils can dial numbers into appropriate columns, watching the gears work; place-value concepts are enhanced. Both activities and flowcharting are suggested. (MNS)
Descriptors: Algorithms, Audiovisual Aids, Calculators, Computation
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Johnson, Brenda K. – School Science and Mathematics, 1988
An idea using videotapes is presented for strengthening professional modeling of science instruction and student reception of the model. The videotaped segments helped the professor illustrate many of the dynamics occurring in the classroom that are lost to the untrained eye. (MNS)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Elementary Secondary Education, Science Education, Science Instruction
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Miller, Anne, Ed.; Radziemski, Cathy, Ed. – School Science and Mathematics, 1988
Three pieces of computer software are described and reviewed: HyperCard, to build and use varied applications; Iggy's Gnees, for problem solving with shapes in grades kindergarten-two; and Algebra Shop, for practicing skills and problem solving. (MNS)
Descriptors: Algebra, Computer Software, Elementary Secondary Education, Geometric Concepts
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Davis, Shelley J., Ed.; Knaupp, Jonathan, Ed. – School Science and Mathematics, 1984
Reviews two science computer software packages (on time and seasons and on maps) and three mathematics packages (on solving equations and inequalities, an algebraic coordinate game, and statistics). In addition to descriptions of the contents of each, comments indicate weaknesses and strengths. (MNS)
Descriptors: Algebra, Computer Software, Courseware, Map Skills