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Mhakure, Duncan; Mokoena, Mamolahluwa Amelia – Online Submission, 2011
This article is based on a study that compared the FET (further education and training) phase mathematics literacy curriculum and mathematics curriculum. The study looked into how the conceptualization of a mathematical literacy curriculum enhanced the acquisition of mathematical concepts among the learners. In order to carry out this comparison…
Descriptors: Secondary School Mathematics, Numeracy, Differences, Barriers
Nickerson, Lloyd Emery, II – Online Submission, 2007
This study examines a math journal writing assignment comparing how high school (grades 10 through 12) algebra students who performed well and students who performed poorly on traditional mathematics tests constructed their corresponding journal entries. Statistically significant differences found indicated that students who performed well on the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Tests, Writing Assignments, Journal Writing, Student Journals
Gallová, Mária, Ed.; Guncaga, Ján, Ed.; Chanasová, Zuzana, Ed.; Chovancová, Michaela Moldová, Ed. – Online Submission, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this scientific monograph is to show new and creative approaches to different school subjects in primary and secondary level. Methodology: Interdisciplinary and international comparative approaches were used. Now according to the 7th Framework Program, the preferred form of Science Education ( is preferred…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Intellectual Disciplines, Comparative Analysis
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Sahragard, Rahman; Yazdanpanahi, Solmaz – Online Submission, 2017
Engagement markers (hereafter, EMs) are crucial interpersonal devices to interact with readers through texts. However, little is known about the differences of EMs use in Humanities and Science journal research articles (hereafter, RAs), as well as the changes in markers use over the passage of time. The present study provides a quantitative and…
Descriptors: Journal Articles, Humanities, Science Education, Comparative Analysis
Gaskins, Darlene – Online Submission, 2014
We need to come together as a team and become one system of total quality improvement regarding the education of our nation's children. In order to achieve a gold standard in the education of our nation's children, leadership has to be willing to go against the status quo and build bridges for long-term sustainable change. In order to survive,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Program Effectiveness, Public Schools, Mathematics Achievement
Birisci, Salih – Online Submission, 2017
Designing a group study enables students to develop critical thinking, effective team work; appreciation and respect for other views, techniques and problem-solving methods by promoting active learning environment. The purpose of this quantitative study examined the effects of online collaboration on the pre-service teachers' mathematical problem…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Mathematics Activities, Problem Solving, Online Courses
Lepmann, Lea; Afanasjev, Juri – Online Submission, 2005
This report deals with 7th grade pupils' conceptions of mathematics, its learning and teaching. The report focuses on the identification and comparison of views expressed by pupil groups of different mathematical ability and achievement. The analysis is based on the results of the ability tests, subject tests and a questionnaire conducted among…
Descriptors: Grade 7, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Achievement, Student Attitudes
Cansiz, Nurcan; Cansiz, Mustafa – Online Submission, 2014
This study investigated argumentation patterns resulting in teacher-guided and peer-guided group discussions on four socioscientific-issues (SSI). Two groups, each including five students from grade 7, studied on a different SSI during four weeks. Discussions within both groups were observed, videotaped, and analyzed qualitatively. After four…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Group Discussion, Science and Society, Grade 7
Antonijevic, Radovan – Online Submission, 2007
The paper deals with the facts obtained from TIMSS 2003 (Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study). This international comparative study, which includes 47 participant countries worldwide, explores dependence between eighth grade students' achievement in the areas of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology and geography, and basic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Grade 8, Mathematics Achievement
Green, Nora D. – Online Submission, 2009
The math achievement of third and fourth grade special education students has been identified as an area of concern within a public school located in a small rural town located on the east coast. The purpose of this action research study was to investigate whether or not the Touch Math strategy increased the math ability of third and fourth grade…
Descriptors: Action Research, Special Education, Mathematics Achievement, Public Schools
McAllister, Deborah A., Ed.; Cutcher, Cortney L., Ed. – Online Submission, 2011
As a part of the teacher licensure program at the graduate level at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC), the M.Ed. Licensure candidate is required to complete an action research project during a 3-semester-hour course that coincides with the 9-semester-hour student teaching experience. This course, Education 590 Culminating…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Visual Arts, Singing, Student Attitudes
Brown, Sonya E. – Online Submission, 2007
This study was designed to investigate the impact of using computer-simulated (virtual ) manipulatives and hands-on (concrete) manipulatives on elementary students' learning skills and concepts in equivalent fractions. The researcher's primary interest was whether or not students who used virtual manipulatives would out-perform students who used…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Teaching Methods, Student Motivation, Urban Schools
Stiles, Deborah A. – Online Submission, 2005
In most ways the island nations of Iceland and Singapore could not be more different from each other: Iceland is sparsely populated, located near the Arctic Circle, and a very free and individualistic democratic society; Singapore is densely populated, located near the equator, and a very regulated and collectivist meritocracy. But both nations…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Values, Democracy, Cognitive Development
Sherman, Thomas F., Ed.; Lundquist, Margaret, Ed. – Online Submission, 2004
The paper presented in this document entitled, Will the Ongoing Practice of Physical Activity and Exercise Help Students to Improve Their Fitness Testing Scores from Fall to Spring? written by Tracy Erlandson, was submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Master of Science Degree in Education at Winona State University in…
Descriptors: Action Research, Physical Education, Physical Activities, Exercise