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Tatto, Maria Teresa, Ed. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2013

The Teacher Education and Development Study in Mathematics (TEDS-M), conducted under the aegis of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), was designed to inform policy and practice in mathematics teacher education. For educational policymakers, TEDS-M contributes data on institutional arrangements that…

Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers

Rule, Audrey C., Ed.; Grueniger, Erika, Ed.; Hingre, Denise, Ed.; McKenna, Kyle, Ed.; Williams, Rebecca, Ed. – Online Submission, 2006

A study was conducted with forty-seven preservice childhood (elementary) education teachers (42 F, 5 M) enrolled in two mathematics methods classes taught by the same instructor to determine the effect of these college students making curriculum materials appropriate for upper elementary students on the preservice teachers' knowledge of…

Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Mathematics Instruction

Kashkary, Samera Y.; Robinson, John F. – Online Submission, 2006

The purpose of this study was to investigate if there are any significant differences in the mathematical attainment of pupils' grade one of primary school in Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (K.S.A) between those pupils who had attended kindergarten and their peers who had not, and whether this effect continued into the second and third grades in…

Descriptors: Kindergarten, Social Adjustment, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Achievement

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Spangler, Denise A. – Arithmetic Teacher, 1992

Presents 11 open-ended questions that can be presented to students and teachers at all educational levels in various formats to assess mathematical beliefs. Questions investigate beliefs toward mathematics, the problem-solving process, mathematicians, and mathematical applications. (MDH)

Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education

Gottlieb, Karla, Ed.; Robinson, Gail, Ed. – Community College Press (NJ1), 2006

This curriculum guide is intended to provide practical, easy-to-use applications for the widest range of faculty who would like to develop their students' citizenship skills by integrating civic responsibility concepts and practices into their college courses. The authors recognize that community college faculty teach courses that reflect varying…

Descriptors: Higher Education, Citizenship, Community Colleges, Social Sciences

Boudreaux, Grant; Beslin, Scott – Australian Senior Mathematics Journal, 2013

The purpose of this article is to examine one possible extension of greatest common divisor (or highest common factor) from elementary number properties. The article may be of interest to teachers and students of the "Australian Curriculum: Mathematics," beginning with Years 7 and 8, as described in the content descriptions for Number…

Descriptors: Numbers, Foreign Countries, Fractions, Mathematical Formulas

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Watanabe, Tad – Teaching Children Mathematics, 1996

Ben, a good mathematics student, participated in a seven-week study. Describes three tasks that reflect impact of textbooks, real-life connections, and mathematical symbols. Shows that Ben's notion of one-half was task-dependent, concrete, and based on physical actions. (NI)

Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Fractions, Interviews, Mathematical Concepts

Indiana Univ., Bloomington. Mathematics Education Development Center. – 1990

In April 1989, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics issued a major report which presented 13 standards for elementary school mathematics. Among the most important and wide reaching of the Standards are those stating that the study of mathematics should emphasize problem solving, mathematical reasoning, and number sense. The project…

Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Inservice Teacher Education, Mathematics Education

Lindquist, Mary Montgomery, Ed. – 1989

The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) completed its fourth mathematics assessment during the 1985-86 school year and finished the analyses of the results in 1988. This monograph, prepared by an interpretive team of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, represents a comprehensive discussion of the results of the fourth…

Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Attitude Measures, Educational Assessment, Elementary School Mathematics

American Mathematical Society, Providence, RI. – 1994

This study of rewards and recognition in the mathematical sciences in higher education utilized data gathered from site visits to 26 institutions, 3 open forums, and a survey of a sample of faculty and department chairs in mathematical sciences departments. Results found: (1) a substantial gap between what faculty think the reward structure should…

Descriptors: College Faculty, College Mathematics, Department Heads, Departments

Giles, Thomas; And Others – 1996

The Teacher Enhancement Institute (TEI) on the campus of Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania involved a diverse group of teachers actively pursuing instructional improvement through workshops in thinking skills, content area, and group seminars. This test was prepared by a team of middle school science and mathematics teachers at the…

Descriptors: Evaluation, Experiential Learning, Higher Education, Intermediate Grades

Heher, Rosemary Pataky – 1988

In an attempt to explore the prevalence, intensity and effects of mathematics anxiety at Salisbury State College (Maryland) approximately 350 student volunteers from two diverse introductory mathematics courses participated in this survey. The Fennema-Sherman Mathematics Anxiety and Confidence Scales and a portion of the Test Anxiety Profile were…

Descriptors: Attitude Measures, College Mathematics, College Students, Cultural Influences

Stanley, Darrius A.; Venzant Chambers, Terah T. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2018

Derrick Lindsey, a Black teacher at Leon Middle School, has high aspirations for his career in education and hopes to become an outstanding teacher and transformative educator. He is enthusiastic about his job and passionate about his students; however, he cannot help but notice that there are some serious inequities occurring at Leon. Of primary…

Descriptors: Middle School Teachers, Advanced Placement Programs, Case Studies, African American Teachers

National Assessment of Educational Progress, Princeton, NJ. – 1988

The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) reports on the status and progress of educational achievement in the United States. Based on its surveys, "The Nation's Report Card" provides comprehensive information about what students in the United States can do in various subject areas. The framework for the 1990 mathematics…

Descriptors: Algebra, Data Analysis, Educational Assessment, Elementary School Mathematics

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Greenwood, Jonathan Jay – Arithmetic Teacher, 1993

Offers seven criteria for developing mathematical thinking, plus suggestions for teaching and assessing students' progress that are compatible with each learning criterion. Provides evaluation sheets that help the teacher assess and grade students on the criteria. (10 references) (MDH)

Descriptors: Computation, Criteria, Educational Assessment, Elementary Education