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ERIC Number: EJ854259
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
ISSN: ISSN-0126-7663
Improving Analyzing Skills of Primary Students Using a Problem Solving Strategy
Cabanilla-Pedro, Lily Ann; Acob-Navales, Margelyn; Josue, Fe T.
Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, v27 n1 p33-53 2004
This study makes use of an action research paradigm to improve primary students' analyzing skills. It was conducted at the San Esteban Elementary School, Region I, Philippines, during the 6-week off campus practice teaching of one of the researchers. Sources of data include a thinking skills checklist, a set of Curriculum Support Materials (CSM), field notes, and students' activity sheets. The study focused on using problem solving to improve and enhance the students' analyzing skills. Twenty-six (26) Grade Six students participated in this research. Findings reveal significant improvement in the students' analyzing skills after the use of problem solving in the classroom. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 6
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Philippines