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This blog provides a platform for resources to be shared and discussions to be engaged in by anyone providing transitioning services. The content of the blog is especially applicable to those involved in the Illinois Transitions Academy.

The Transitions Academy is designed to assist colleges and partnerships working on developing Bridge and ICAPS (Integrated Career and Academic Preparation System) programs by increasing awareness of the expanding partnership between Adult Education and Career and Technical Education as it relates to the ICAPS model, Accelerating Opportunity, Illinois Bridge programs, and Illinois Programs of Study. The Transitions Academy is designed to assist colleges and partnerships working on developing Bridge and ICAPS (Integrated Career and Academic Preparation System) programs.



Wednesday, September 2, 2015

New Manufacturing Math Lessons


Thanks to Pat Luehmann for creating thorough and engaging new math lessons for Manufacturing. These are housed with the Manufacturing Contextualized Math Curriculum on the ICCB website.
Visit
http://www.iccb.org/adulted.curriculum.manufacturing.html and look under math for the following lesson resources. Feel free to use these lessons whether you are teaching Manufacturing or just looking for ways to engage your students and expand their thinking and application of math in real life situations.

Contextualized Math Module Supplemental Lessons 2015
 
    Calculations with Rectangles and Squares
           Calculations with Triangles
           Calculations with Circles and Cylinders
           Tolerances, Proportions and Percents
           Using Diagrams & Formulas

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