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Long, Bernadette – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2016
This paper reports on a mathematics intervention initiative, "Prepare 2 Learn," designed taking into account research literature and elements of other successful programs. The program was intended to prepare students for their upcoming mainstream mathematics lessons as well as make them aware of the impact they can have on their own…
Descriptors: Intervention, Mathematics Achievement, Achievement Gains, Sustainability
Kestel, Eugénie – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2014
This paper describes part of a mixed-methods study comparing the effectiveness of an individual, conceptual instruction based, tuition program delivered face-to-face and by personal videoconferencing (PVC) for 30 upper primary and middle school students with mathematical learning difficulties (MLDs). The experimental intervention targeted number…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Intervention, Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Students
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Žakelj, Amalija; Grmek, Milena Ivanuš; Cankar, Franc – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2012
In this article we are presenting the results of the research "The Connection between the Results in the National Assessment of Knowledge and the Pupils' Socio-cultural Environment, Instruction and Homework," taking place at the National Education Institute, Slovenia, in the years 2008/2009. In the introduction we are writing the…
Descriptors: National Competency Tests, Achievement Tests, Mathematics Tests, Mathematics Achievement
Major, Karen – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2012
The importance of student understanding of the concept of place value cannot be underestimated. Place value is a "gate keeper" in developing mathematical understanding. The purpose of this study was to examine and develop a teacher-made test of place value knowledge. The questions were developed using the progressions from the Number…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Knowledge Level, Number Concepts, Teacher Made Tests
Kaygin, Bülent; Balçin, Bilal; Yildiz, Cemalettin; Arslan, Selahattin – Online Submission, 2011
This study aims to determine the influence of teaching Fibonacci numbers and golden ratio through history of mathematics on student achievement and the opinions of students regarding this issue. This study was carried out by case study method with 30 students who attended the 8th grade of an elementary school in Erzincan in spring term of…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, History, Mathematics Achievement, Grade 8
Kögce, Davut; Yildiz, Cemalettin; Aydin, Mehmet; Altundag, Ridvan – Online Submission, 2009
The purpose of this study is to determine and compare how the attitudes towards mathematics of second grade students in elementary school changes according to some variables. This study was carried out by using survey method. As data collection tool, Mathematics Attitude Questionnaire (MAQ) which consists of 37 items each with five response…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Mathematics Instruction, Attitude Measures