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Building Math Skills Online Printed Access Card for Construction, 1st Edition

  • Delmar
  • ISBN-10: 113359042X
  • ISBN-13: 9781133590422
  • Mixed Media
  • COPYRIGHT: 2013 Published
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About the Product

This user-friendly, web-based software package makes it easy to help students develop the essential math skills they need to succeed in construction trades. An innovative, interactive teaching and learning resource, BUILDING MATH SKILLS ONLINE FOR CONSTRUCTION, lets instructors quickly assess baseline skill levels and assign personalized courses of study with lessons and problems targeted to students' individual needs and career interests. In addition to a strong focus on practical applications for real-world construction tasks and hands-on projects, instructional content is correlated to the Common Core Standards. This versatile technology solution also supports collaboration across courses and departments, helping instructors of all backgrounds reinforce core math skills without overwhelming students or sacrificing vital classroom time. Ideal as a program-wide resource or a supplement for specific courses, BUILDING MATH SKILLS ONLINE FOR CONSTRUCTION is a powerful new resource to support student success in the classroom and their future careers.


  • This innovative, interactive teaching and learning tool is web-based, making it easy for students and instructors alike to use within and beyond the classroom.

  • Sophisticated diagnostic tests allow instructors to quickly and accurately assess student skill levels to establish baseline general math knowledge, evaluate specific skill sets, or focus on concepts and applications relevant to a specific lesson, course, or construction trade.

  • Based on students' abilities and interests, instructors can quickly assign personalized, self-directed courses of study with lessons and problems targeting specific areas to reinforce, freeing vital classroom time In addition to providing effective instruction in fundamental math concepts and operations, the software strongly emphasizes practical, real-world applications relevant for the construction trades, making the material both useful and engaging for students preparing for careers in the industry.

  • Instructional content was developed based on key government and industry standards, including certification requirements by national professional groups, Common Core Standards by state-level curriculum consortia, guidelines of the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE), and Department of Education requirements for Perkins 4 funding.

  • Ideal core resource for applied and technical math courses, as well as a highly effective supplement for courses on trades, allowing instructors to easily integrate relevant math concepts or collaborate with colleagues in other areas without sacrificing classroom time or instructional focus.

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Find learning solutions to boost your career, augment your curriculum, improve your training courses or help you master new skills, from the leader in skills based solutions for educational institutions, businesses, and professionals – Delmar, a part of Cengage Learning.