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Yazgan, Yeliz – Online Submission, 2016
This study aims to determine the explanatory and discriminative powers of non-routine problem solving strategies used by fourth graders. Six problems were asked to 240 pupils. After scoring answers between 0 and 10, bottom and top segments of 27% were determined based on total scores. Lastly, all scripts of students in these segments were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 4, Primary Education
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Yazgan, Yeliz – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
This study investigated the role of each strategy in explaining sixth graders' (12-13 years old students') non-routine problem solving success and discriminating between successful and unsuccessful students. Twelve non-routine problems were given to 123 pupils. Answers were scored between 0 and 10. Bottom and top segments of 27% were then…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 6, Problem Solving
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Keles, Taliha; Yazgan, Yeliz – Journal of Educational Research, 2021
This descriptive survey study aimed to examine gifted students' success and strategic flexibility in non-routine problem solving. The study group consisted of 50 gifted students. A test consisting of seven problems was used to collect data. Answers were assessed in terms of correctness and strategy use. Flexibility was evaluated based on the use…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10
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Dinc, Emre; Memnun, Dilek Sezgin; Aydin, Bunyamin – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2020
This study investigated how motivational strategies predict ninth graders' mathematical problem-solving achievements. The students were grouped based on their school types as students who have high and moderate academic achievements. Quantitative data were collected by motivational strategies for Learning questionnaire and routine/nonroutine…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Problem Solving, Mathematics Achievement, Motivation Techniques
Langbort, Carol, Ed.; Curtis, Deborah, Ed. – College of Education Review, 2000
The focus of this special issue is mathematics education. All articles were written by graduates of the new masters Degree program in which students earn a Master of Arts degree in Education with a concentration in Mathematics Education at San Francisco State University. Articles include: (1) "Developing Teacher-Leaders in a Masters Degree Program…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Evaluation, Higher Education, Mathematics Curriculum
Maher, Carolyn A., Ed.; Goldin, Gerald A., Ed.; Davis, Robert B., Ed. – 1989
This conference proceedings from annual conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME-NA) contains the following research papers: "The Interactive Nature of Cognition and Affect in the Learning of Mathematics: Two Case Studies" (T.J. Bassarear); "The Value of Concept Forming in…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education