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ERIC Number: EJ1076799
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1927-5250
Effects of Remedial Instruction on Low-SES & Low-Math Students' Mathematics Competence, Interest and Confidence
Yang, Der-Ching; Lai, Meng-Lung; Yao, Ru-Fen; Huang, Yueh-Chun
Journal of Education and Learning, v3 n1 p1-15 2014
This study aimed to examine the effects of remedial instruction on low-SES & low-math first graders' basic mathematics competence as well as their interest and confidence in mathematics learning. Fourteen participants of low-SES & low-math were selected from two classes totaling fifty-seven first graders at a public elementary school in central Taiwan. Results show that remedial instruction conducted during the study successfully improved the low-SES & low-math students' mathematics competence and enhanced their interest and confidence in mathematics. Remedial instruction in the form of story contexts conducted through small group collaboration with manipulatives appeared to improve low-SES & low-math students' mathematics learning. Implications related to remedial instruction for low-SES & low-math students are discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Grade 1; Primary Education; Elementary Education; Early Childhood Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Taiwan
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