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Easterday, Kenneth E.; Smith, Tommy – School Science and Mathematics, 1992
Presents the results of a survey of 922 Alabama secondary mathematics teachers' perceived needs for in-service training. Factor analysis produced six factors, with the factors New Knowledge, Teaching Marginal Students, and Computer Use and Knowledge containing the eight most significant needs. The most significant need was for more parent-student…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Faculty Development, Inservice Teacher Education, Mathematics Education
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Gilbert, Robert K.; Bush, William S. – School Science and Mathematics, 1988
Surveyed were 220 teachers in grades one-three in 11 states on their use of 11 devices for teaching mathematics. The percent of teachers who never or seldom used the listed manipulatives ranged from 40.8 to 74.7. (MNS)
Descriptors: Educational Research, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Teachers
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Williamson, Bruce – School Science and Mathematics, 1985
Provides results from a 1983 survey of secondary mathematics education in Wisconsin. Questions refer to graduation requirements, curriculum topics, nature of geometry classes, metric system, computers, and calculators. Items also collected data on district mathematics committees, policies, competency exams, computer access, and the nature of…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Geometry, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education