WHAT STUDENTS HAVE TO SAY: A QUALITATIVE STUDY OF MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS’ EXPERIENCES LEARNING MATHEMATICS IN MIDDLE SCHOOL MATHEMATICS CLASSES by Marc C. Brown
SHIRLAN M. JENKINS, Ed.D., Faculty Mentor and Chair LINDA M. CRAWFORD, Ph.D., Committee Member TINA R. BROWN, Ph.D., Committee Member
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Plan
07/29/2011
The Difference in Math Ability among the Sexes
Abstract
In the United States it is often assumed that males are better at mathematics than females. This is an assumption that has been passed down from generation to generation. This study searches for a piece of statistical data...
2000; Helburn et al., 1995).
Teachers can be popular just because they are friendly and helpful, but to be truly professional and effective they need other qualities. Students may not be able to put their finger on just why one teacher is more effective than another but we need to be able to identify the...
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certain academic subjects. Nowadays, most schools have five major subjects- Science, Mathematics, Social Studies, English, and Filipino. Although different opinions are made regarding these subjects, it is evident that certain factors affect the level of difficulty of the said subjects.
One is the teaching...
parents, educators, policy makers and the general public are concerned about the poor performance of students at all the grade levels in the subject area of mathematics. An examination of the Grade Three Diagnostic Test 2008 administered in a rural All-Age School indicates that only 4.3% of all the students...
a basic course in the study of Mathematics to all second year students, aims to improve their skills, to enhance understanding of mathematical concepts and to develop themselves in solving and analyzing problem. “Algebra has moreover become the hard and difficult subject that the high school students...
Lecture Series
February 27, 2009
USE OF ICT IN TEACHING – LEARNING & EVALUATION
By
Prof. D N Sansanwal
Ex Director, School of Education
Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore
USE OF ICT IN TEACHING – LEARNING & EVALUATION
D...
operates. We can apply what we have learned, not only from the teachers but also from our experiences. Just like the experiences of the students in Mathematics from primary level to their secondary level of education. But the question is, how important for the freshmen engineering students in college to...
DISCRETE MATHEMATICS
Discrete mathematics is the study of mathematical structures that are fundamentally discrete rather than continuous. In contrast to real numbers that have the property of varying "smoothly", the objects studied in discrete mathematics – such as integers, graphs, and statements in...
Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2007, 3(2), 149-156
The Impact of Motivation on Student’s Academic Achievement and Learning Outcomes in Mathematics among Secondary School Students in Nigeria
Adedeji Tella
Osun State College of Education, Osun State, NIGERIA
Received...
Can literature “tell the truth” better than other arts or other areas of knowledge?
John Stuart Mill once proclaimed that there are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home. This means that one cannot perceive the truth without understanding...
magazines and journals for relevant news updates. I have a strong background in Mathematics and Science, excelling in subjects such as Calculus, Algebra, Probability and Statistics. I believe that Mathematics and othersubjects such as Computer Science and Marketing, which also appeal to me, can be useful...
appropriate uses of each.
Exposition and overview of the two key concepts
Glaser (1963) confronted two possible uses of educational tests and their areas of application. The first is that tests can supply norm-referenced measurements. In norm-referenced measurement the performances of subjects are scored...
Indian mathematics
Main article: Indian mathematics
See also: History of the Hindu-Arabic numeral system
The numerals used in the Bakhshali manuscript, dated between the 2nd century BCE and the 2nd century CE.
Brahmi numerals (lower row) in India in the 1st century CE
The earliest civilization on the...
discussion of facts and principles in which the researcher’s study is related. The researchers get the related literature from books, articles and other publications. The related literature serves as the foundation of the researcher’s study. It helps the researchers to select and search for better problem...
the day never arrives when the investigator no longer understands the nature of the analysis done by the machine.
Unfortunately instruction in the uses and applicability of new methods of analysis rarely appears in the curriculum. This is no surprise as such courses in any discipline always are the...
language in the learning of mathematics
Kerry O’Regan Flexible Learning Centre, University of South Australia
The genesis of this paper was a study which set out to explore the part played by emotion in the learning of mathematics, and which encountered a number of other things along the way. Part of...
statistical evidence that is presented
Statistics are numbers or figures that have been measured and are used to reach a quantitative conclusion on a subject or event. For example: the literacy rate in Ethiopia right now is about 30%. By using this statistic, we come to the conclusion that the literacy rate...
Research Methodologies are organized on a regular basis for postgraduate students and teachers viz: • Grant making • Conceptual frameworks in Research • Use of Statistics and ICT • Writing a PhD thesis • Writing academic papers • Development of a unique University of Ibadan Manual of Style (UIMS) • Ethics...