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Effects Of Integrating Mathematical Concepts Into An Animal Science Curriculum, Andrea Rae Clark May 2013

Effects Of Integrating Mathematical Concepts Into An Animal Science Curriculum, Andrea Rae Clark

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Nationwide, mathematical scores have been a topic of concern among elementary and secondary educators for many years. Teaching contextualized math has been found to be effective and includes providing a direct application to real-life scenarios rather than teaching linear equations and algebraic principles outside of their application.

A study was conducted measuring the effects of integrating mathematical skills in an animal science curriculum. All students were taught a unit of instruction about animal nutrition and feeding. The control group received a typical nutrition unit and the treatment group received the same unit of instruction with the addition of mathematical skill …