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Kennedy, Tierney – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2018
This article reports on the effectiveness of an intervention using conceptual change approaches within challenging tasks, on the mathematics gains for low-performing year 3-6 students in in six primary schools. Quantitative data from PAT-Maths testing for each year showed a consistently large effect size of 0.7 compared to expected gain data from…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Mathematics Instruction, Low Achievement, Intervention
Bao, Lei; Stephens, Max – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2013
A modified form of Lesson Study was used to deliver several lessons over two weeks to develop students' relational thinking and to improve teachers' knowledge of this thinking. Fifteen students in a multi-grade 4, 5 & 6 classroom were surveyed and interviewed using true/false sentence and open number problems involving one unknown number…
Descriptors: Lesson Plans, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5