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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