Compass is a publication of the Eisenhower
Southwest Consortium for the Improvement of Mathematics and Science
Teaching (SCIMAST) project, sponsored by the U. S. Department
of Education under grant number R168R50027-95. The content herein
does not necessarily reflect the views of the department or any
other agency of the U.S. government. Classroom Compass is distributed
free of charge to public and private schools in Arkansas, Louisiana,
New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas to support improved teaching of
mathematics and science. The Eisenhower SCIMAST project is located
in the Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL) at 211
East Seventh Street, Austin, Texas 78701; (512) 476-6861/800-201-7435.
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editor: Mary Jo Powell. Publication design: Jane Thurmond, Tree
Studio. Online design and sound production: Chris Sears. Introductory
narration performed by Kathleen Trail.
SCIMAST staff thanks Dr. Manon Charbonneau and Cris Marie Alton
for sharing their experiences with music and mathematics at the
Alvord Elementary School. The staff also thanks Amanda Foradory
and Ross Blair for their vocal talents.