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Karumbaiah, Shamya; Ocumpaugh, Jaclyn; Baker, Ryan S. – International Educational Data Mining Society, 2019
Demographic information often proves useful for finding subpopulations in educational data. Unfortunately, it is often not collected in the log files of online learning systems, which serve as one of the primary sources of data for the Educational Data Mining community. Recent work has sought to address this issue by investigating school-level…
Descriptors: Help Seeking, Student Behavior, Performance, Institutional Characteristics
Dole, Shelley; Carmichael, Peter; Thiele, Catherine; Simpson, Jenny; O'Toole, Christine – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2018
This paper reports on results of a targeted and extended (two school terms) program for building Grade 3 and Grade 4 students' facility with number facts and application for mental computation. As part of a larger project, this paper reports results from two schools. Results indicated strong gains in number fact recall and mental computation for…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Skills, Skill Development
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Altiparmak, Kemal – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2016
Soroban abacus training is called as mental arithmetic training in our country. It is known for mental arithmetic to increase the ability of four mode operations. Besides this, how is the situation for the students which are having Soroban abacus training in the terms of problem solving abilities, creativity, development of concepts, attraction…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Arithmetic, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Teachers
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Stephens, Ana; Strachota, Susanne; Knuth, Eric; Blanton, Maria; Isler, Isil; Gardiner, Angela – North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2017
This research explores the interplay between students' understandings of proportional and functional relationships. Approximately 90 students participated in an early algebra intervention in Grades 3- 5. Before the intervention and after each year of the intervention, we evaluated their understandings of proportional and functional relationships.…
Descriptors: Algebra, Early Intervention, Grade 3, Grade 4
Parish, Linda – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2015
This case study narrative reports on the journey of *Sammy as her mindset as a learner of mathematics is challenged. Often students who are mathematically highly capable are viewed as being privileged, they are rarely placed with the cohort of struggling students. Children like Sammy who are mathematically highly capable or gifted, however, are…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Mathematics Instruction, Grade 3, Elementary School Mathematics
Thomas, Emily; Feng, Jay – Online Submission, 2014
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of heterogeneous and homogeneous grouping on the mathematical achievement of students in third grade. Participants were 16 third graders in a self-contained classroom, assigned to either small homogeneous or heterogeneous group for math instruction for 7 weeks. Pretest-posttest scores and growth…
Descriptors: Ability Grouping, Mathematics Achievement, Grade 3, Elementary School Students
Reznichenko, Nataliya – Online Submission, 2013
The call for "mathematics for all" reaffirms the belief that all students should have equal access, equal educational experiences, and equal educational outcomes. Existing gap in students' mathematics achievement have long been coupled with the demographic categories of race and ethnicity, culture and language, SES and social class,…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Mathematics Achievement, Academic Standards, Access to Education
Downton, Ann – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2013
This paper reports on 13 Grade 3 students' approaches to partitive and quotitive division word problems. Of particular interest was the extent to which students drew on their knowledge of multiplication to solve division problems. The findings suggest that developing a relationship between multiplication and division is more significant than…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Multiplication, Arithmetic, Grade 3
McCollow, John – Australian Association for Research in Education (NJ1), 2012
The Cape York Aboriginal Australian Academy (CYAAA), which began operation as part of the government schooling system in 2010, incorporates activities across three overlapping "domains": Class--the formal schooling component; Culture--Indigenous and non-Indigenous cultural knowledge; and Club--sporting, cultural, music and physical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Culturally Relevant Education, Clubs
McLeskey, James; Waldron, Nancy L. – Online Submission, 2011
Issues related to full-time inclusive programs have been particularly controversial for elementary students with learning disabilities. The nature of this controversy has changed substantially over the last decade, given the emphasis on high stakes accountability for all students in the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act and IDEA 2004. In spite of…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Inclusion, Federal Legislation, Learning Disabilities
Wong, Monica – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2010
Learning pathways capture the development of competence in a mathematical domain. They have been developed from empirical studies in the areas of mental computation and emergent numeracy concepts. These pathways afford teachers the opportunity to identify students' current levels of understanding, antecedent understandings and the steps that are…
Descriptors: Mental Computation, Grade 3, Mathematics, Identification
Kariuki, Patrick; Shelton, Whitney – Online Submission, 2009
The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between mathematics and reading/language arts Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) scores at a selected elementary school. The sample consisted of 12 randomly selected males in a third grade classroom. Data were collected for this study using the overall reading/language arts subtest…
Descriptors: Language Arts, Grade 3, Males, Mathematics Achievement
Lesisko, Lee J.; Wright, Robert J. – Online Submission, 2009
Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) data from one rural school system covering four groups of children for a consecutive three year period was used to study the impact of transient students entering the school system. The analysis compared native children (those on roll since the first year) with transient children added to or deleted…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Educational Indicators, School Districts, Federal Legislation