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Shea, James Francis – 1973
The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of a fourth-grade arithmetic sequence based on calculator flow-charting with those of traditional textbook instruction. Both achievement and attitude were compared. Students were matched on the basis of intelligence (Otis Quick-Scoring Mental Ability Beta Test Form EM) and sex, and then randomly…
Descriptors: Achievement, Arithmetic, Attitudes, Calculators
Bell, Della Pearl Domoneck – 1974
The purpose of this study was the determination of variables related to high and low mathematics achievement among black seventh-grade students. Six specific hypotheses were investigated. The research population consisted of 40 black students at two junior high schools; of these 20 were identified as high achievers and 20 as low achievers. Each…
Descriptors: Achievement, Attitudes, Black Students, Doctoral Dissertations
Kerr, Joseph Jackson, Jr. – 1974
This historical study describes the development of braille and non-braille devices designed to aid the blind in arithmetic computations. Several such devices are described and evaluated. The author concludes that documentation of the development of arithmetic devices is unavailable, especially about the nature of 17th and 18th century devices…
Descriptors: Arithmetic, Blindness, Braille, Computers