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Arhin, Ato Kwamina – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
The study was a quasi-experimental research project conducted to investigate the effect of performance assessment-driven instructions on the attitude and achievement in mathematics of senior high school students in Ghana at Ghana National College in Cape Coast. Two Form 1 science classes were used for the study and were assigned as experimental…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Performance Based Assessment, High School Seniors, Student Attitudes
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Sokolowski, Andrzej – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2015
Using meta-analytic techniques this study examined the effects of applying mathematical modelling to support student math knowledge acquisition at the high school and college levels. The research encompassed experimental studies published in peer-reviewed journals between January 1, 2000, and February 27, 2013. Such formulated orientation called…
Descriptors: Mathematical Models, Academic Achievement, Meta Analysis, Effect Size
Bentley, Sage – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study was to identify the beliefs of preservice mathematics teachers with regards to the nature of mathematics, the learning of mathematics, and student achievement in mathematics. Past research indicates that teacher beliefs affect the way they teach as well as influence the students they instruct (Schoenfeld 1992; Thompson…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Academic Achievement
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Kumar, R. Raj; Hema, G. – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2017
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has infused in every walk of life effecting the technology fields, such as launching satellites, managing businesses across the globe, and also enabling social networking. The technological tools provide students in discovering, classifying, and enhancing the knowledge towards mathematical concepts…
Descriptors: Multimedia Instruction, Educational Strategies, Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries
Scott, April – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The sixth grade is very important for education stakeholders, as it marks the beginning of the transition period for students to high school. No consensus has been reached so far among scholars on whether block scheduling is the best way to provide students the time that is necessary to facilitate effective learning and the retention of knowledge.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Mathematics, School Districts, Grade 6
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Hsieh, Feng-Jui; Wong, Khoon Yoong; Wang, Ting-Ying – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2013
This study investigates the similarities and differences of mathematics-related teaching competencies between the future secondary school teachers of Taiwan and Singapore by using data from the international Teacher Education and Development Study in Mathematics (TEDS-M), organized by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Competencies, Teacher Competency Testing, Comparative Education
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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
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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Fang, N.; Guo, Y. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2016
Computer simulation and animation (CSA) has been receiving growing attention and wide application in engineering education in recent years. A new interactive CSA module was developed in the present study to improve student learning of particle kinetics in an undergraduate engineering dynamics course. The unique feature of this CSA module is that…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Animation, Academic Achievement, Kinetics
Gruebel, Robert W.; Childs, Kimberly – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2013
The Texas statewide assessment of academic skills in 1997 indicated that >55 % of the student population failed to master the mathematics objectives set by the test criteria and 42 % of the mathematics teachers at the secondary level in the East Texas region were categorized as underqualified to teach mathematics at that level. The issue of…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Teacher Qualifications, Teacher Competencies, Capacity Building
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Ravenel, Jessica; Lambeth, Dawn T.; Spires, Bob – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2014
The purpose of the research study was to identify the effects of computer-based programs on mathematical achievement, perceptions, and engagement of fourth-grade students. The 31 student participants were divided into two intervention groups, as a hands-on group and a computer-based group. Student achievement was measured by comparing the pretest…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Grade 4, Pretests Posttests, Comparative Analysis
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Abubakar, Binta Garba; Njoku, Joy N. – World Journal of Education, 2017
This study investigated the influence of Almajirci, on School Attendance and Academic performance Among Students of Almajiri Integrated Model School, Sokoto State. The sample size used was Three hundred and six Junior Secondary School students of Almajiri Integrated Model School Sokoto and Sultan Bello Secondary School Sokoto. Students of Almajiri…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Attendance, Hypothesis Testing, Performance Based Assessment
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Roman, Yavich; Gein, Alexander; Gerkerova, Alexandra – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Nowadays pedagogical testing technology has become the basic tool for diagnosis and assessment of the level of students' mastery of learning material. Primarily they allow testing the acquired knowledge and skills in their use as a technology of the definite types of problems solution. Thus, the level of logical reasoning development plays a…
Descriptors: Logical Thinking, Testing, Mastery Learning, Academic Achievement
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Vakili, Khatoon; Pourrazavy, Zinat alsadat – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2017
The aim of this study is comparing math anxiety of secondary school female students in groups (Science and Mathematical Physics) Public Schools, district 2, city of Sari. The purpose of the research is applied research, it is a development branch, and in terms of the nature and method, it is a causal-comparative research. The statistical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Females, Mathematics Anxiety
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Kalambouka, Afroditi; Pampaka, Maria; Omuvwie, Michael; Wo, Lawrence – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2016
The aim of this paper was to shed more light on the attitudes and dispositions to mathematics education of secondary school students with special educational needs (SEN) in mainstream schools. The data were collected as part of a larger project in England which looked at the relationship between students' learning outcomes (including dispositions)…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Special Needs Students, Mathematical Aptitude, Mainstreaming
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