Connecting Mathematics and Science to Workplace Contexts: A Guide to Curriculum Materials

By Ted Britton, Mary Ann Huntley, Gloria Jacobs, Amy Shulman Weinberg

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Description

This review of 23 exemplary mathematics and science curricula is an easy-to-use guide for tying classroom instruction with workplace experiences.

From a hematology laboratory to an agricultural setting to a soda bottling company, these materials illustrate concrete, real-life situations where mathematics and science are used in workplaces.

Praise

  • “The business and industry communities are continually calling for educators to incorporate more ‘real life’ practical applications to academic math and science curricula. Use this book for the selection of curricula or suggestions to help you design relevant work and work-connected content.”

    Joan Vasquez, Past President, National Science Teachers Association
  • “A valuable asset to vocational and traditional educators who wish to make their curriculum more relevant.”

    Brian C. Bertrand, State University of New York, Potsdam
  • “A distinct contribution for science and math educators looking to link their academics to real-life applications.”

    Maria Found, Brewster Academy, New Hampshire

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