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Topic: text series that support the standards
Replies: 7   Last Post: Feb 24, 1995 3:40 PM

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Michael Moy 24-Feb-1995 1532

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Re: text series that support the standards
Posted: Feb 24, 1995 3:40 PM
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>I believe we are speaking of a skill that has not been addresed, even by the
>standards. Recently had to learn to program in a relational database.


Should this skill be in a math curriculum, though?

> Previous programming I had done began and ended with plain old basic. This
>was part of a fellowship
>to link education and industry so teachers could see the skills needed for
>workers, etc. My source was manuals - that is all.


For most popular products, there are more user-friendly books available for
learning how to use a product.

>Technical reading is not addressed in any program - except maybe in
>"tech-prep" programs. There is a time and a place when you cannot consult
>others - or work in a group. Students need to be taught how to use all kinds
>of resources - even their textbooks.


This might be due to the amount of context required for any technical knowledge
area.

Michael Moy





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