State Math Curriculum Policies Vary
- VERNACULAR EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT: Dilemmas, Struggles and Innovations in Papua New Guinea(n1). Nagai, Yasuko // Convergence;2001, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p67
Describes the introduction of western education in the Maiwala community, Papua New Guinea. Discussion on mission education in the community; Influence of colonial curriculum on children; Background on initial vernacular education; Development of the Maiwala Elementary School and the Maiwala...
- The Curriculum: Patchwork or Crazy Quilt? McCutcheon, Gail // Educational Leadership;Nov78, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p114
Analyzes the curriculum implemented in elementary schools in the U.S. Features of the curriculum planning in operation in the country; Needs for schools to consider the views of several groups before making decision on curriculum; Requirements for formation of systemwide textbook adoption...
- Readin', Writin', and Rakin'. Banks, Amber // Natural Health;Mar2001, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p36
Focuses on the Roy Lee Walker elementary school in McKinney, Texas. Use of an eco-education curriculum; Notion of principal Deb Beasley on the education system; Energy saving design elements of the institution.
- a well-kept secret: children's engineering and design technology. Scott, Marlene // Technology & Children;Dec2007, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p17
The article discusses the outcome of the integration of Children's Engineering and Design Technology (CE&DT) in the curriculum at J. B. Watkins Elementary in Chesterfield County, Virginia. According to the article, CE&DT is part of the school's objective to prepare students for lifelong,...
- Comparisons and Contrasts Between Elementary/Primary 'School Situated Design' and 'Workplace Design' in Canada and England. Hill, Ann Marie; Anning, Angela // International Journal of Technology & Design Education;May2001, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p111
There is a lack of evidence that examines, together, the triad of how teachers in elementary/primary schools are translating curriculum requirements for teaching design, within technology frameworks, in their classrooms, how their students then proceed with design, and how 'school situated...
- THE PATCHWORK CURRICULUM. Brandt, Ron // Educational Leadership;Nov78, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p113
Discusses the approach needed for curriculum at elementary and secondary schools in the U.S. Psychology of American teachers; Changes that occurred in secondary and elementary school curriculum in the country.
- A curriculum model for calculator use. Lukas, Paul // Micromath;Summer2005, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p38
Comments regarding the implementation of a curriculum model for calculator use in elementary schools in Great Britain. Discussions about calculator use in mathematics education; Arguments in favor on the use calculators as a teaching aid; Benefits of calculators for students.
- Empowering Mong Students: Home and School Factors. Thao, Yer J. // Urban Review;Mar2003, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p25
This article examines how home and school factors affect the education of Mong students in the U.S., a group that, by in large, is not faring well academically. The study is based on related research and interviews with teachers, students, and the parents of a group of Mong elementary school...
- CSI library--collaborate, support, integrate. Burk, Lynne F. // Teacher Librarian;Dec2006, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p34
The article focuses on the goals of the library program of McKnight Elementary in the North Allegheny School District in suburban Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The program aims to collaborate with teachers, administrators, parents, and students, to support building and district initiatives, and to...