NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Laws, Policies, & Programs
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 86 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Stacey, Kaye – Indonesian Mathematical Society Journal on Mathematics Education, 2011
PISA, the OECD's international program of assessment of reading, scientific and mathematical literacy (www.oecd.org/pisa), aims to assess the ability of 15 year olds to use the knowledge and skills that have acquired at school in real world tasks and challenges. It also uses questionnaires to gather data on students' attitudes to learning and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Assessment, Numeracy, Mathematics Tests
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Michie, Michael – International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, 2017
The introduction of a new curriculum in Indonesian schools seeks to bring about changes in Indonesian society as well as students' knowledge base. The curriculum is based on two layers of competencies: Core Competencies, and Basic Competencies. Core Competencies are applicable at all year levels and for all subjects. They include religious and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Curriculum, Comparative Education, Comparative Analysis
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bartley-Buntz, Julie; Kronborg, Leonie – Australasian Journal of Gifted Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine mathematically able female adolescents' perceptions of their accelerated mathematics programs. To this end, eight female adolescents were asked to reflect retrospectively in response to a self-administered questionnaire on their perceptions and experiences of a secondary accelerated mathematics program and…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Females, Acceleration (Education), Questionnaires
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Goos, Merrilyn – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2013
This article discusses key issues surrounding the nature and development of professional knowledge for effective teaching of mathematics, especially at the secondary school level. In the education research community it is generally accepted that teachers need more than knowledge of the content they will teach; an additional construct, pedagogical…
Descriptors: Secondary School Mathematics, Instructional Effectiveness, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Teacher Education Programs
Gervasoni, Ann; Perry, Bob – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2013
The introduction of the "Early Years Learning Framework and the Australian Curriculum-Mathematics" in Australian preschools and primary schools has caused early childhood educators to reconsider what may be appropriate levels of mathematics knowledge to expect from children as they start school. This paper reports on initial data from an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Skills, Knowledge Level
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ferguson, Graham; Phau, Ian – Journal of International Education in Business, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate how students from Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia differ in their propensity to complain and attitudes to complaining. Design/methodology/approach: A self-administered questionnaire was designed using established scales to assess respondent reactions to a service failure by a university. The…
Descriptors: Student Recruitment, Student Attitudes, Negative Attitudes, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Long, Caroline; Wendt, Heike – African Journal of Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 2017
South Africa participated in TIMSS from 1995 to 2015. Over these two decades, some positive changes have been reported on the aggregated mathematics performance patterns of South African learners. This paper focuses on the achievement patterns of South Africa's high-performing Grade 9 learners (n = 3378) in comparison with similar subsamples of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Multiplication, Comparative Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ma, Choi-Chi Evelene; Rapee, Ronald M. – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2015
Research has shown that Chinese students outperform students from several Western countries on mathematics performance while some evidence has suggested that Western students perform more strongly on tests of creativity. One potential mechanism for these differences may be a higher need for cognitive closure among Chinese students. The current…
Descriptors: Creativity, Educational Practices, Correlation, Asians
Kestel, Eugénie – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2014
This paper describes part of a mixed-methods study comparing the effectiveness of an individual, conceptual instruction based, tuition program delivered face-to-face and by personal videoconferencing (PVC) for 30 upper primary and middle school students with mathematical learning difficulties (MLDs). The experimental intervention targeted number…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Intervention, Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Main, Susan; O'Rourke, John – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2011
This paper reports on a pilot study that compared the use of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) handheld game consoles (HGCs) with traditional teaching methods to develop the automaticity of mathematical calculations and self-concept towards mathematics for year 4 students in two metropolitan schools. One class conducted daily sessions using the HGCs…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Values Education, Teaching Methods, Games
Gervasoni, Ann; Perry, Bob; Parish, Linda – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2015
"Let's Count" is an early mathematics program that has been designed by The Smith Family and the authors to assist educators in early childhood contexts in socially disadvantaged areas of Australia to work in partnership with parents and other family members to promote positive mathematical experiences for young children (3-5 years). A…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Computation, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Children
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Human, Anja; van der Walt, Marthie; Posthuma, Barbara – South African Journal of Education, 2015
Poor mathematics performance in schools is both a national and an international concern. Teachers ought to be equipped with relevant subject matter knowledge and pedagogical content knowledge as one way to address this problem. However, no mathematics knowledge and practice standards have as yet been defined for the preparation of Foundation Phase…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Mathematics Education, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Nillsen, Rodney – Australian Senior Mathematics Journal, 2017
In this paper, an investment problem is investigated in terms of elementary algebra, recurrence relations, functions, and calculus at high school level. The problem comes down to understanding the behaviour of a function associated with the problem and, in particular, to finding the zero of the function. A wider purpose is not only to formulate…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction, Algebra
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Norton, Stephen; Zhang, Qinqiong – Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, 2018
The preparation of teachers to teach mathematics to primary school children differs across nations and cultures. This study used mixed methods to examine the basic content knowledge of trainee teachers in Australia and China. A simple test (30 questions) of content based on an international comparative study in mathematics teacher training found…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bellert, Anne – Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties, 2009
This article focuses on the cognitive factors that impact on students in the middle school years experiencing learning difficulties in basic mathematics. It begins with a review of selected literature providing information about the learning difficulties in mathematics. Focus then shifts to an implementation of the "Quicksmart"…
Descriptors: Learning Problems, Mathematics Education, Intervention, Standardized Tests
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6