Curriculum

Think Math!

Tue, 01/01/2008

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Developed by EDC, Think Math! is a unique, comprehensive curriculum that combines the best of traditional, research-based and competitive international approaches. Think Math! connects problem solving, skill building, and conceptual development. Think Math! offers built-in professional development for teachers through highly accessible teaching materials. It also incorporates the power of puzzlement, curiosity, and surprise into everyday learning!

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The Changing Mathematics Curriculum: An Annotated Bibliography

Sun, 04/10/2005

This publication is an annotated bibliography of articles relevant to standards-based mathematics curriculum reform. It is intended for educators and communities considering the selection or implementation of standards-based mathematics instructional materials. It may also be helpful to individuals interested in learning more about the challenges of and effective practices for using standards-based programs in mathematics.

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Biology/Biotechnology Curriculum Unit 2: A Genetic Puzzle: The Search for a Solution

Tue, 04/01/2003

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Education Development Center

This high school curriculum integrates the conceptual, analytical learning of biology with the technical, applied learning of biotechnology. The curriculum enables academic students to relate the concepts they learn in the classroom to real uses in the world outside. It enables technical students to understand the science concepts that underlie the laboratory techniques they master.

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Biology/Biotechnology Curriculum Unit 1: Microbe Detectives: Solving a Medical Mystery

Sat, 03/01/2003

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Education Development Center

This high school curriculum integrates the conceptual, analytical learning of biology with the technical, applied learning of biotechnology. The curriculum enables academic students to relate the concepts they learn in the classroom to real uses in the world outside. It enables technical students to understand the science concepts that underlie the laboratory techniques they master.

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Design It! Engineering in After School Programs

Sun, 09/01/2002

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Bernard Zubrowski, Charlie Hutchison

A series of 14 design engineering booklets that include student and teacher guidance for implementing long-term activities such as designing a pinball game or building a trebuchet. The projects were developed for 8-12 year olds in after school programs.

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Choosing a Standards-Based Mathematics Curriculum

Mon, 01/01/2001

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This guide describes a process for considering and reviewing standards-based mathematics programs and raises questions and issues for readers to consider in their own processes. The guide addresses curriculum selection and implementation and offers ideas to help districts work through both of these phases. Our focus for the selection phase is on assembling a selection committee, assessing resources and needs, and creating guidelines and criteria for evaluating different programs.

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