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Schaaf, Ryan – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2012
Digital Game-Based Learning (DGBL) activities were examined in comparison with effective, research-based learning strategies to observe any difference in student engagement and time-on task behavior. Experimental and control groups were randomly selected amongst the intermediate elementary school students ages 8 to 10 years old. Student…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Educational Strategies, Control Groups, Elementary School Students
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Smithson, Marla – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2012
This action research is a quantitative study of personal goal setting and how it affects the academic performance of third grade students on weekly Math, Reading, and Language Arts assessments in a proactive effort to increase individual performance on standardized tests. The students' weekly performance was indicative of their expected…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Program Effectiveness, Self Efficacy, Goal Orientation
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Di Teodoro, Susan; Donders, Sharon; Kemp-Davidson, Joy; Robertson, Peggy; Schuyler, Lori – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2011
This action research report follows the journey of four elementary school teachers as they learn to define and ask "deeper" or meaningful mathematical questions in their teachings. It chronicles the way that teaching through problem solving and developing criteria for questioning increased the percentage of "deeper" questions…
Descriptors: Action Research, Elementary School Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Friedman, Rhonda; Kazerouni, Gety; Lax, Stacey; Weisdorf, Elli – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2011
The action research team developed a "Personal Math Concept Chart". This chart required students to describe the mathematical concepts that they were studying in the Geometry strand of Mathematics using their own images and words. In this study, students were encouraged to express their own understanding of geometric concepts in order to…
Descriptors: Action Research, Geometric Concepts, Teaching Methods, Geometry
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Inglis, Laura; Miller, Nicole – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2011
Written collaboratively by two former teaching partners, this paper details the journey taken by a team of teachers from a large southern Ontario school board as they completed an action research project during the 2008-2009 school year, in conjunction with ETFO and their Teachers Learning Together: A Math Journey initiative. This paper will…
Descriptors: Action Research, Foreign Countries, Problem Based Learning, Problem Solving