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Yildiz, Cemalettin; Taskin, Duygu; Baki, Adnan – Online Submission, 2013
In this study, improving elementary 8th class students' thoughts about nature of mathematical knowledge was aimed. Case study research method was used in the study. 25 students at 8th grade at a public elementary school in Trabzon were participated in the study in 2010-2011 school year. Four worksheets have been prepared on the nature of…
Descriptors: Grade 8, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Students, Worksheets
Seyitoglu, Elif; Akkaya, Kübra; Yildiz, Cemalettin; Arslan, Selahattin; Çostu, Serkan – Online Submission, 2011
In this study, students' views were taken about history of Pythagoras theorem that contains improved activity which in the history people was thrilled at and there are a lot of their proofs. The study was conducted with 15 students 8th grade at a public elementary school in Trabzon during the spring term of 2009-2010 school year. Case study method…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Students, Grade 8
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
Yildiz, Cemalettin; Çabakçor, Buket Özüm; Özdogan, Zeynep Bahar; Arslan, Selahattin – Online Submission, 2011
This study aims to determine the views of a mathematics teacher and his students about fractal subject which is processed with the history of mathematics. It was carried out with 35 students enrolled at the 8th grade of a school in Trabzon during the spring term of the 2009-2010 school year. Data collection tools consisted of students'…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Mathematics Instruction, Grade 8
Baki, Adnan; Yildiz, Cemalettin; Aydin, Mehmet; Kögce, Davut – Online Submission, 2010
This study aims to determine the views of the teacher and students views on a practice carried out by using group investigation technique of cooperative learning method. The study was conducted with 20 students at 8th grade at a public elementary school in Trabzon during the spring term of 2008-2009 school year. Case study research method was used…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Cooperative Learning, Grade 8
Yildiz, Cemalettin; Güven, Bülent; Koparan, Timur – Online Submission, 2010
In this study, the effect of Cabri 2D software on drawings of height, perpendicular bisector in triangles and diagonal in polygons was explored. Case study method was used in the study. Diagnostic questions and computer assisted worksheets related to height, perpendicular bisector and diagonal concepts were developed as data collecting tools.…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Geometric Concepts
Yildiz, Cemalettin; Aydin, Mehmet; Kögce, Davut – Online Submission, 2009
This study was conducted with the aim of comparing the behaviors and attainments related to the plane geometry in the old and new 6th-8th grades mathematics curricula (MC) in terms of Van Hiele geometry understanding levels. With this purpose document analysis method was used. In the study, the levels of behaviors and attainments in the old and…
Descriptors: Mathematics Curriculum, Grade 6, Grade 7, 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
Altundag, Ridvan; Yildiz, Cemalettin; Kögce, Davut; Aydin, Mehmet – Online Submission, 2009
This study aims to reveal the mathematics teachers' views about the 8th grade Mathematics Textbook (MTB) prepared according to the New Primary Education Mathematics Curriculum (NPEMC) which took effect in the 2005-2006 education period for the first time. The study uses a case study method. Convenience sampling was used in order to obtain more…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Secondary School Teachers