Degree Name

MS (Master of Science)

Program

Mathematical Sciences

Date of Award

8-2006

Committee Chair or Co-Chairs

Anant P. Godbole, Jeff R. Knisley, Michel Helfgott

Abstract

After recognizing the need for a simpler approach to the teaching of mathematical terminology, I concluded it would be valuable to make a unit of simplified terms and describe methods of teaching these terms. In this thesis I have compared the terminology found in the Virginia Standards of Learning objectives to the materials found at each grade level. The units developed are as follows: The Primary Persistence Unit- for grades K-2; The Elementary Expansion Unit- for grades 3-5; and The Middle School Mastery Unit- for grades 6-8.

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Copyright

Copyright by the authors.

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