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Wilson-Patrick, Dedra – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The standardized math test scores of approximately 48 African American and Hispanic students from 4 different classes at a rural Title I elementary school located in the southern United States decreased by 10 points on the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards Test. For this qualitative case study, purposive sampling was used to recruit four…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Education, Educational Strategies
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Ritzhaupt, Albert; Higgins, Heidi; Allred, Beth – Journal of Interactive Learning Research, 2011
This study investigated the effects of modern educational game playing on middle school students' attitudes towards mathematics, mathematics self-efficacy, and mathematics achievement. Two hundred twenty-five middle school students from four different Title 1 schools in two different counties in the southeastern United States were recruited.…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Play, Economic Status, Student Attitudes
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Clarke, Ben; Smolkowski, Keith; Baker, Scott K.; Fien, Hank; Doabler, Christian T.; Chard, David J. – Elementary School Journal, 2011
This study examined the efficacy of a core kindergarten mathematics program, ELM, a 120-lesson comprehensive curriculum providing instruction in (a) number operations, (b) geometry, (c) measurement, and (d) vocabulary. ELM is designed to address the learning needs of all students, including at-risk students in the general education or Tier I…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Mathematics Achievement, Pretests Posttests, At Risk Students
Doabler, Christian; Smolkowski, Keith; Fien, Hank; Kosty, Derek B.; Cary, Mari Strand – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2010
In this paper, the authors report research focused directly on the validation of the Coding of Academic Teacher-Student interactions (CATS) direct observation instrument. They use classroom information gathered by the CATS instrument to better understand the potential mediating variables hypothesized to influence student achievement. Their study's…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Curriculum Based Assessment, Observation, Construct Validity
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Ritzhaupt, Albert; Higgins, Heidi; Allred, Beth – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2010
What do experienced teachers have to say about integrating modern educational games into their classroom? This paper addresses this question by exploring the discourse of teachers who were provided professional development, technical support, access to a modern educational game, and flexibility in deciding how to integrate the game in their…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Focus Groups, Resource Teachers, Mathematics Teachers
Rodosky, Robert – 1970
The Basic Mathematics Improvement Component, funded under Title I of the 1965 Elementary Secondary Education Act, has the following objectives: (1) to help the underachieving mathematics pupil make satisfactory progress toward raising his level of grade placement in mathematical computation, concepts, and applications; (2) to help the…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Educational Diagnosis, Individualized Instruction, Intermediate Grades
Des Moines Public Schools, IA. – 1979
This guide contains six sections which offer suggested sequential steps for teaching addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fraction concepts and algorithms, and decimal fractions. Based on the manipulative approach, the guide offers activities and teaching methods which give students many opportunities to work with models. This approach…
Descriptors: Addition, Arithmetic, Decimal Fractions, Division
Clawar, Stanley S. – 1976
This paper describes and evaluates a corrective mathematics program designed to meet the needs of approximately 25,000 Title I eligible pupils attending non public schools. The major objectives of the program were to improve the mathematical competency of pupils in computation, concept development and problem solving. Approximately 10,000 pupils…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Instruction
New York Univ., NY. Center for Field Research and School Services. – 1970
Under Corrective Mathematics Services for Disadvantaged Pupils in Non-Public Regular Day Schools, 1969-1970, funded under ESEA Title I, corrective mathematics services were to be provided by licensed teachers from the New York City Board of Education for approximately 16,100 children from poverty areas who attended 146 non-public regular day…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Attitude Change, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth
New York Univ., NY. Center for Field Research and School Services. – 1972
The Corrective Mathematics Services Program for Disadvantaged Pupils in Nonpublic Regular Day Schools, funded under Title I of the 1965 Elementary Secondary Education Act, was proposed to serve approximately 14,032 poverty area children who attended 165 non-public regular day schools. Those children were eligible for these services whose score on…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Economically Disadvantaged, Elementary School Students
Clark, Sara H. – 1974
The Mathematics Basic Skills Development Project served 15 secondary school locations in the Minneapolis Public Schools' Target Area in 1972-73. The objectives of this project were to develop and use an instructional system which would enable low achieving secondary students to learn basic mathematical concepts and skills. An instructional unit…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Compensatory Education, Criterion Referenced Tests, Individualized Instruction
Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Compensatory Education. – 1972
The Division of Compensatory Education, which administers Title I in the U.S. Office of Education, has examined a number of successful projects to determine what constitutes a good Title I project and what are the common denominators of success. The Williamsburg program, involving 25 kindergarten teachers, 100 teachers in grades 1 through 4, 20…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Early Childhood Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Federal Programs
Bloom, Irving – 1975
This paper describes and evaluates the Bilingual Pupil Services Program in New York City. This program provided small group instructional services in reading and mathematics to students of Hispanic background whose regular teachers and bilingual coordinators identified them as requiring supplementary instruction because of language difficulties or…
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Bilingualism
Bell, Bella Zi – 1981
This review of the educational status of native Hawaiian students suggests the need for special programs that: (1) promote self-esteem and appreciation of multiculturalism while improving cognitive skills; and (2) encourage parent participation and the involvement of community leaders as role models. The effects of Federal programs (such as those…
Descriptors: Demography, Economic Progress, Educational Innovation, Educational Mobility
Cohen, Allan S., Comp. – 1979
This partially annotated bibliography of journal articles, dissertations, convention papers, research reports, and a few books and unpublished manuscripts provides a comprehensive coverage of work on latent trait theory and practice. Documents are arranged alphabetically by author. The period covered ranges from the early 1950's to the present.…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Career Development, Computer Assisted Testing, Computer Programs
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