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Chinnappan, Mohan – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 2004
The quality of knowledge underlying students' algebraic thinking is a major concern of K-12 mathematics teaching and reform-driven curriculum documents. In this paper the author examines this issue by characterizing a group of high school students' algebraic knowledge and patterns of use of that knowledge during the solution of selected problems.…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Secondary School Mathematics, Graphs
Lee, Kam Wah Lucille; Yap, Kueh Chin; Goh, Ngoh Khang; Chia, Lian-Sai; Tang, Woh Un – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 2004
This study examines the effects of teaching Linkage and Problem Translating Skills on students' problem-solving performance and their learning of the five cognitive variables namely, Concept Relatedness, Idea Association, Problem Translating Skill, Non-Specific but Relevant Knowledge and Specific Knowledge. Seventy three Grade 9 (Secondary 3)…
Descriptors: Quasiexperimental Design, Chemistry, Problem Solving, Program Effectiveness
Cabanilla-Pedro, Lily Ann; Acob-Navales, Margelyn; Josue, Fe T. – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 2004
This study makes use of an action research paradigm to improve primary students' analyzing skills. It was conducted at the San Esteban Elementary School, Region I, Philippines, during the 6-week off campus practice teaching of one of the researchers. Sources of data include a thinking skills checklist, a set of Curriculum Support Materials (CSM),…
Descriptors: Student Teaching, Learning Activities, Action Research, Problem Solving
Idros, Sharifah Norhaidah Syed – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 2004
Science is at heart a rational activity. Reasoning, being an important component of critical thinking has been successfully taught using Socratic methods. As an approach, the instructor or designer of instruction models an inquiring and probing mind focusing on providing questions and not answers. The main aim has been to allow learners to…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Problem Solving, Genetics, Learning Processes
Tek, Ong Eng; Ruthven, Kenneth – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 2004
1999 marks an important milestone when the Malaysian Ministry of Education launched its 3-year pilot Smart Schools Initiative in 87 schools across the country. This study aims to compare the differential perceptions on science learning experience between a group of 383 Form 3 (Year 9 equivalent in the UK) students in two Smart schools and a group…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Cognitive Style, Multivariate Analysis, Science Process Skills
Blair-Walters, Shonette; Soyibo, Kola – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 2004
This study investigates whether or not (a) 252 Jamaican high school students (168 boys, 84 girls, 171 grade 10 and 81 grade 11 students) had favourable attitudes to biology, (b) their level of biology performance was satisfactory, (c) there were significant differences in their performance based on their gender, grade level, school-type,…
Descriptors: Females, Academic Achievement, Performance Tests, Biology
Wahyudi; Treagust, David F. – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 2004
This study reports research findings on assessment of the science classroom learning environment and its association with two student outcomes--attitudes toward science and national examination scores. Modified versions of the WIHIC and TOSRA questionnaires in the Indonesian language were administered to 1400 students and their teachers. This…
Descriptors: Suburban Schools, Secondary Schools, Rural Schools, Student Attitudes
Yunus, Hashimah Mohd.; Ismail, Zurida; Raper, George – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 2004
The present study discusses the findings from a research that was conducted involving fourteen teachers in a primary school. In the study, the teachers' classroom practices of teaching and learning science were observed and analysed. The data gathering procedures included 23 classroom observations and analysed by means of qualitative data…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Data Analysis, Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers
Ellis-Hall, Nadine; Soyibo, Kola – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 2004
This study sought to find out if (a) the performance of 113 Jamaican 11th-graders on a mole concept test was satisfactory or not; (b) there were significant differences in their performance linked to their chemical and mathematical abilities, gender and socioeconomic background (SEB); and, (c) there were significant relationships among the four…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Chemistry, Scientific Concepts
Ferrer, Lourdes M. – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 2004
This study has two parallel research agenda: (1) the development of social skills and pedagogical content knowledge in teacher candidates as they work collaboratively in pairs, and (2) the development of conceptual understanding and social skills in elementary school students who are taught by teacher candidates with cooperative learning…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Elementary School Students, Science Activities, Cooperative Learning
Stockhausen, Novia; Soyibo, Kola – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 2004
This study assessed the level of integrated science performance of 200 Jamaican ninth-graders (100 boys, 100 girls), and determined if there were significant differences in their performance linked to their gender, attitudes to science, school location and student-type. A science achievement test and attitudes to science questionnaire were used…
Descriptors: Science Achievement, Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries, Questionnaires
Zakaria, Effandi; Haron, Zolkepeli; Daud, Md Yusoff – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 2004
The Attitudes Toward Problem Solving Scale (ATPSS) has received limited attention concerning its reliability and validity with a Malaysian secondary education population. Developed by Charles, Lester & O'Daffer (1987), the instruments assessed attitudes toward problem solving in areas of Willingness to Engage in Problem Solving Activities,…
Descriptors: Self Esteem, Construct Validity, Reliability, Problem Solving
Ghazali, Munirah; Idros, Sharifah Norhaidah; McIntosh, Alistair – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 2004
Number sense, an integral part of the curriculum in primary school mathematics, has always been thought of as playing a major role in pupils' understanding and use of numbers in calculation. Research in number sense has been carried out in the West, as well as in Malaysia. That a study of such a nature be done to reflect on the abilities of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Number Concepts, Mathematics Instruction, Multiplication
Yeo, Kai Kow Joseph – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 2004
This exploratory study investigates the level of mathematics anxiety among 116 high ability Secondary Two students. These students were from the top 10% of the Secondary Two students in Singapore. Mathematics Anxiety was measured using the Fennema-Sherman Mathematics Anxiety Scale (MAS) (Fennema & Sherman, 1978) which consisted of twelve items…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Anxiety, Secondary School Students, Secondary School Mathematics
Petra, Dk Hjh Siti Fatimah binti Pg Hj; Cheong, I. P.-A. – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 2004
This paper will reflect on the experiences of an educator who had supervised students in a number of science projects entered for competitions organised regionally and internationally. Personal experiences and difficulties faced are shared and possible solutions are discussed. Various factors that affected the progress of the science projects and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Education, Inquiry, Science Process Skills
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