A metric handbook for teachers / edited by Jon L. Higgins.

; Library of the National Education Association, donor ; ERIC Information Analysis Center for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education
Reston, Virginia : National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, [1974] .

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Gelman Special Collections
QC93 .H53 Available
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
QC93 .H53 Off-site
Van Ness stacks
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Other Authors Library of the National Education Association,
ERIC Information Analysis Center for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education.
Subjects Metric system -- Study and teaching -- United States.
Metric system -- Study and teaching.
United States.
Description iv, 137 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1974]
Notes "A mathematics education resource series project of the ERIC Information Analysis Center for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education, Columbus, Ohio."
Includes bibliographical references.
Gelman Library Special Collections copy gift of : Library of the National Education Association. DGW
Contents Part I. Introducing the metric system -- Activities for introducing metric concepts to teachers / Jon L. Higgins -- Inching our way towards the metric system / Gerardus Vervoort -- The metric system : past, present-- future? / Arthur E. Hallerberg -- Historical steps toward metrication / Marilyn N. Suydam -- Part II. Teaching the metric system : activities -- Experiences for metric missionaries / Lottie Viets -- Metric equipment : how to improvise / Jon L. Higgins -- Think metric, live metric / Richard J. Shumway, Larry A. Sachs, and Jon L. Higgins -- Procedures for designing your own metric games for pupil involvement / Cecil R. Truchblood and Michael Szabo -- Ideas / George Immerzeel and Don Wiederanders -- Part III. Teaching the metric system : guidelines -- Schools are going metric / Fred J. Helgren -- Metric : not if, but how / NCTM Metric Implementation Committee -- Teaching the metric system as part of compulsory conversion in the United States / Vincent J. Hawkins -- Metric curriculum : scope, sequence, and guidelines / Marilyn N. Suydam -- Part IV. Looking at the measurement process -- Ten basic steps for successful metric measurement / Jon L. Higgins -- Thinking about measurement / Leslie P. Stefle -- Teaching about "about" / Harold C. Trimble -- Part V. Metrication, measure, and mathematics -- Metrication, measure, and mathematics / Alan R. Osborne.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm00984053
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WorldCat Identities Higgins, Jon L.,
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