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Stanford Univ., Ca. School Mathematics Study Group

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Works: 358 works in 402 publications in 1 language and 611 library holdings
Classifications: QA11, 510.7
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Supplementary and Enrichment Series: Mathematical Systems. Teachers' Commentary. Sp-20 by Henry W., Ed Syer( Book )

6 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is one in a series of manuals for teachers using smsg high school supplementary materials. The pamphlet includes commentaries on the sections of the student's booklet, answers to the exercises, and sample test questions. Topics covered include addition, multiplication, operations, closure, identity element, mathematical systems, mathematical systems without numbers, the counting numbers, whole numbers, and modular arithmetic. (Mp)
Supplementary and Enrichment Series: Systems of First Degree Equationsin Three Variables. Sp-21 by Jean M Calloway( Book )

4 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is one in a series of manuals for teachers using SMSG high school supplementary materials. The pamphlet includes commentaries on the sections of the student's booklet, answers to the exercises, and sample test questions. Topics covered include the coordinate system, distance formula, planes and first degree equations in three variables, the graph of a first degree equation in three variables, intersecting planes, and parametric equations. (MP)
Supplementary and Enrichment Series: Numeration. Sp-14 by Augusta Schurrer( Book )

4 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is one in a series of manuals for teachers using smsg high school supplementary materials. The pamphlet includes commentaries on the sections of the student's booklet, answers to the exercises, and sample test questions. Topics covered include history of numerals, the decimal system, expanded numerals and exponential notation, numerals in base seven, computation in base seven, changing from base ten to base seven, and numerals in other bases. (Mp)
Reprint Series: Memorable Personalities in Mathematics: Nineteenth Century. Rs-11 by William L Schaaf( Book )

4 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is one in a series of smsg supplementary and enrichment pamphlets for high school students. This series makes available expository articles which appeared in a variety of mathematical periodicals. Topics covered include: (1) Laplace; (2) Carl Friedrich Gauss; (3) Wolfgang and Johann Bolyai; (4) Evariste Galois; and (5) Josiah Willard Gibbs. (Mp)
Supplementary and Enrichment Series: Absolute Value. Sp-24 by CA. School Mathematics Study Group Stanford Univ.( Book )

4 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is one in a series of manuals for teachers using smsg high school supplementary materials. The pamphlet includes commentaries on the sections of the student's booklet, answers to the exercises, and sample test questions. Topics covered include addition and multiplication in terms of absolute value, graphs of absolute value in the Cartesian plane, absolute value and quadratic expressions, complex numbers, and vectors. (Mp)
Mathematics for junior high school : supplementary units by R. D Anderson( Book )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a supplementary smsg mathematics text for junior high school students. Key ideas emphasized are structure of arithmetic from an algebraic viewpoint, the real number system as a progressing development, and metric and non-metric relations in geometry. Chapter topics include sets, projective geometry, open and closed paths, finite differences, and formulas. (Mp)
Programed First Course in Algebra, Revised Form H, Student's ResponseBooklet, Unit 62 by R. Creighton Buck( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a response booklet for students using smsg high school programed text materials. The response sheets are arranged by section and the spaces provided for answers are blocked to correspond to blocks of questions in the text. (Mp)
Mathematics for Junior High School, Volume 1, Student's Text, PartIi. Unit 2 by R. D Anderson( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second unit in the smsg series for junior high school mathematics is a student text covering the following topics: ratios, percents, and decimals; parallels, parallelograms, triangles, and right prisms; circles; mathematical systems; statistics and graphs; and mathematics in science. (Dt)
Programed First Course in Algebra, Revised Form H, Teacher'sCommentary, Unit 63 by David W Blakeslee( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a manual for teachers using smsg high school programed text materials in algebra. The commentary is organized into four parts. The first part contains a discussion of ways to use this programed text. The second and main part consists of a chapter by chapter commentary on the text. The third part is a listing of topics keyed to a list of supplementary references from the volumes of the "New Mathematical Library" (nml), which is a series of expository monographs produced by the School Mathematics Study Group and aimed at the level of maturity of the secondary school pupil. The fourth part contains suggested test items. (Mp)
Mathematics for Junior High School, Volume 1, Teacher's Commentary, PartI. Unit 3. Revised Edition by R. D Anderson( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This third unit in the smsg junior high mathematics series is the teacher's commentary for Unit 1. a time allotment for each of the chapters in Unit 1 is suggested. Then, for each of the chapters in Unit 1, the objectives for that chapter are specified, the mathematics is discussed, some teaching suggestions are provided, the answers to exercises are listed, and sample test questions for that chapter are suggested. (Dt)
Algorithms, Computation and Mathematics. Student Text. Revised Edition by Sylvia Charp( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text contains material designed for about 18 weeks of study at grades 11 or 12. Use of a computer with the course is highly recommended. Developing an understanding of the relationship between mathematics, computers, and problem solving is the main objective of this book. The following chapters are included in the book: (1) Algorithms, Language, and Machines; (2) Input, Output, and Assignment; (3) Branching and Subscripted Variables; (4) Looping; (5) Functions and Procedures; (6) Approximations; (7) Some Mathematical Applications; and (8) Compilation and Some Other Non-Numeric Problems. Also included is a discussion on future computer applications. (Rh)
Mathematics for the Elementary School, Book 3, Teacher's Commentary, Part Ii, Unit No. 59. Revised Edition by Leslie Beatty( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is part two of a two-part smsg mathematics text for elementary school students. One of the goals of the text is the development of mathematical ideas via appropriate experiences with things from the physical world and the immediate environment. The text materials provide an introduction to the study of mathematics in which growth is from the concrete to the abstract, from the specific to the general. The authors emphasize exploration and progressive refinement of ideas associated with both number and space. Chapter topics include: (1) addition and subtraction - shorter forms of computation; (2) length and area; (3) multiplication, quotients, and division; (4) rational numbers; and (5) division. (Mp)
Mathematics for the Elementary School, Grade 4, Student's Text, Part I, Unit No. 25. Revised Edition by Leslie Beatty( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is part one of a two-part smsg elementary school text for fourth-grade students. The content is aimed at the development of some of the fundamental concepts of mathematics such as number, numeration, the operations of arithmetic, and intuitive geometry. Chapter topics include concept of sets, numeration, properties and techniques of addition and subtraction, properties of multiplication and division, and sets of points. (Mp)
Mathematics for the Elementary School, Book 1 (Part 1). Teacher'sCommentary. Special Edition (Revised) by William G Chinn( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the Teacher's Commentary for Mathematics for the Elementary School, Book 1 (Part 1), Special Edition. The writers have relied on the existing smsg kindergarten and first grade materials as a framework. This special edition is designed to meet the needs of disadvantaged children. Included in the Commentary are background information to the teacher, discussion of activities in the text, and answers to activities and exercises. (Rh)
A longitudinal study of mathematical achievement in the primary school years: description of design, sample, and factor analyses of tests by Gloria F Leiderman( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report presents the data and statistical analyses obtained in a four-year study (1966-1970) of elementary mathematics (ELMA) in grades K-3. Oakland Public Schools and the San Francisco Unified School District were the two systems involved in this study. Treatment variables included socio-economic level of the community (low or middle) and curriculum used for teaching mathematics (SMSG or the state adopted SRA text series). Details of the design of the investigation are reported along with descriptions of the sample, the measures used to assess achievement and the factor analyses performed on the data. The content of the two curricula are outlined in the appendices. Further interpretations of the statistics and data obtained are given in "ELMA Reports, No. 2" (SE 016 833). (JP)
Geometry, Teacher's Commentary, Part Ii, Unit 16. Revised Edition by Frank B Allen( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This sixteenth unit in the smsg secondary school mathematics series is the teacher's commentary for Unit 14. For each of the chapters in Unit 14, a guide to the selection of problems is provided, the goals for that chapter are discussed, the mathematics is explained, some teaching suggestions are given, the answers to exercises are listed, and sample test questions for that chapter are included. A final section, labelled "Talks to Teachers," discusses facts and theories; equality, congruence, and equivalence; the concept of congruence; introduction to non-Euclidean geometry; miniature geometries; and area. (Dt)
Analytic Geometry, Teachers' Commentary, Part 2. Revised Edition by H. Glenn Ayre( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is part two of a three-part teacher's guide to an smsg textbook designed to be used as a one-semester course for twelfth-grade students. For chapters 6 through 10, this guide includes a teacher's commentary and answers to the exercises. (Mk)
Very Short Course in Mathematics for Parents by E., Ed Begle( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The only way to see what is different about the new ways of doing mathematics is to study some new mathematics presented in a new way. This small text is designed for parents to enable them to study some of the new mathematics topics. The two chapters which are included are extracted from a seventh grade smsg text. Interspersed throughout are remarks concerned with both the why and the how of the student material. Chapter 1 is on numeration. Chapter 2 is concerned with whole numbers. (Author/RH)
Studies in Mathematics, Volume Iii. Structure of Elementary Algebra. Revised Edition by Vincent H Haag( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These materials are intended to explain the approach adopted by the writers of the smsg textbook, First Course in Algebra. This book is not a ninth-grade textbook or teacher's commentary. Many of the ideas presented are too difficult for most beginning students, but they are ideas which the author believes teachers should master. It is assumed that the teacher already masters these skills. Chapters included are: (1) Historical Background; (2) Language; (3) Structure of the Real Number System; (4) Sub-Systems of the Real Numbers; (5) Completeness of the Real Number System; and (6) Functions. The appendices include materials on infinite decimals, complex numbers, algebraic numbers, and answers to exercises. (Rh)
Calculus of Elementary Functions, Part Ii. Student Text. RevisedEdition by Sarah T Herriot( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This course is intended for students who have a thorough knowledge of college preparatory mathematics, including algebra, axiomatic geometry, trigonometry, and analytic geometry. This text, Part ii, contains material designed to follow Part I. Chapters included in this text are: (6) Derivatives of Exponential and Related Functions; (7) Area and the Integral; (8) Differentiation Theory and Technique; and (9) Integration Theory and Technique. Appendices include: (3) Mathematical Induction; (4) Further Techniques of Integration; (5) The Integral for Monotone Functions; (6) Inequalities and Limits; (7) Continuity Theorems; (8) More about Integrals; and (9) Logarithm and Exponential Functions as Solutions to Differential Equations
 
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