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Budinski, Natalija; Takaci, Djurdjica – International Journal for Technology in Mathematics Education, 2011
This paper proposes modelling based learning as a tool for learning and teaching mathematics. The example of modelling real world problems leading to the exponential function as the solution of differential equations is described, as well as the observations about students' activities during the process. The students were acquainted with the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, World Problems, Mathematics Instruction, Problem Solving
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Pietsch, Marcus; Tulowitzki, Pierre; Koch, Tobias – Educational Administration Quarterly, 2019
Purpose: Over the past years "leadership for learning" (LFL) has become popular among educational scholars. LFL refers to the idea that effective leaders demonstrate a contextually contingent mix of instructional, transformational, and shared leadership practices that may have differential effects at various organizational levels. These…
Descriptors: Teacher Persistence, Job Satisfaction, Leadership Qualities, Participative Decision Making
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Keene, Karen Allen – Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 2007
Students incorporate and use the implicit and explicit parameter time to support their mathematical reasoning and deepen their understandings as they participate in a differential equations class during instruction on solutions to systems of differential equations. Therefore, dynamic reasoning is defined as developing and using conceptualizations…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Equations (Mathematics), Mathematics Instruction, Thinking Skills
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Elia, Iliada; Gagatsis, Athanasios; Demetriou, Andreas – Learning and Instruction, 2007
This study investigated the role of different modes of representation, i.e., verbal description, decorative pictures, informational pictures and number line, in solving additive change problems. Data were collected from 1447 students in Grades 1, 2, and 3. Structural equations modelling affirmed the existence of four first-order…
Descriptors: Rating Scales, Grade 1, Mathematics Instruction, Problem Solving
Hanushek, Eric A.; Rivkin, Steven G. – Education Working Paper Archive, 2007
Substantial uncertainty exists about the impact of school quality on the black-white achievement gap. Our results, based on both Texas Schools Project (TSP) administrative data and the Early Childhood Longitudinal Survey (ECLS), differ noticeably from other recent analyses of the black-white achievement gap by providing strong evidence that…
Descriptors: Grade Repetition, Academic Achievement, Racial Differences, African American Students
Pateman, Neil A., Ed; Dougherty, Barbara J., Ed.; Zilliox, Joseph T., Ed. – International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2003
This volume of the 27th International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education Conference includes the following research reports: (1) The Affective Views of Primary School Children (Peter Grootenboer); (2) Theoretical Model of Analysis of Rate Problems in Algebra (Jose Guzman, Nadine Bednarz and Fernando Hitt); (3) Locating Fractions on…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Education, Validity
Pateman, Neil A., Ed; Dougherty, Barbara J., Ed.; Zilliox, Joseph T., Ed. – International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2003
This volume of the 27th International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education Conference includes the following research reports: (1) Improving Decimal Number Conception by Transfer from Fractions to Decimals (Irita Peled and Juhaina Awawdy Shahbari); (2) The Development of Student Teachers' Efficacy Beliefs in Mathematics during…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Mathematics Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Metalinguistics