Diaries--Authorship--Study and teaching (Secondary); Mathematics--Study and teaching (Secondary); Numeracy.; Metacognition.; Written communication.
"Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Education."; Dissertation advisor: Nancy Hoffman.; Ed.D.,Central Connecticut State University,,2013.; Includes bibliographical references (leaves 108-117).
Algebra -- Study and teaching (Secondary); Chemistry -- Study and teaching (Secondary); Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
The purpose of this study was to determine if integrating a unit on functions would benefit students. Previous studies have shown that integrating science and mathematics increases students' understanding of certain topics in science. Typically,...
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary); Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Higher)
The prediction of college mathematics grades has been widely researched. Results from other studies have shown that the prediction of college mathematics grades can vary depending on the set of predictor variables considered. For instance, some...
Comparative education; Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States -- Cross-cultural studies; Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Japan -- Cross-cultural studies
In recent years, policymakers and academic experts have expressed alarm about the variance between Eastern and Western mathematics achievement. Research reveals that classrooms in the United States are lagging behind their Eastern counterparts....
Mathematics--Study and teaching (Secondary); Word problems (Mathematics)--Study and teaching (Secondary)
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of using Multiple Representations Charts in the classroom. This thesis was focused on the comparison of students’ abilities to solve word problems using Multiple Representations Charts as an...
Algebra -- Study and teaching (Secondary); Manipulatives (Education) -- Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
This study investigated whether using concrete mathematics manipulatives affected student achievement in factoring second-degree polynomials. The 16 day study included 64 high school sophomores in four different Algebra II classes in a suburban...
Mathematics -- Remedial teaching; Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
Can low achieving mathematics students succeed in the study of linear inequalities and linear programming through real world problem based instruction? This study sought to answer this question by comparing two groups of low achieving mathematics...
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Connecticut; Mathematics -- Remedial teaching -- Connecticut; Mathematical ability -- Testing
Information about student performance was obtained by analyzing the performance of twenty-three fall sections of developmental mathematics taught at a state university. The independent variables included student performance on three predictor...
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Connecticut
This causal-comparative study examined factors influencing the mathematical preparedness of first year college students. Gender, ethnicity, mathematics course type, level, and number of years of study during high school were examined. Chi-squared,...
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary); Personality and academic achievement; Prediction of scholastic success
The purpose of this study is to determine if a personality test combined with a mathematics placement test can be used to identify students that may need additional interventions as early in the school year as possible. The school in which this...
Mathematical ability -- Testing; Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Connecticut; Achievement tests -- Connecticut
This study examines the relationship between cognitive development and scores received on the Mathematics section of the Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT). Individual interviews were conducted with 32 high school juniors who took the...
Music in mathematics education; Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary); Academic achievement
Purpose
The purpose of this research was to explore a possible connection between students’ involvement in formal music activities and their achievement in mathematics.
Hypothesis
Students who have more exposure to music as measured through the...
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary); Self-evaluation
This researcher sought to develop a technique of self-assessment that was easy to implement on an everyday basis and increased student achievement in mathematics.
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary); Academic achievement -- Evaluation; Educational tests and measurements
The use of formative assessment has come to the forefront as a means of enhancing student achievement in mathematics. The hallmarks of formative assessment are questioning, immediate feedback to teachers and students, peer-review, task-focused...
Today's special education teachers who work with students with difficulties in mathematics will need not only a deeper understanding of mathematics, but a thorough understanding in what the learning disabled student "sees" when approaching...
Homework; Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
This study examined whether different types of homework assignments had an impact on student achievement in Mathematics as well as on student completion of homework. The study was conducted over the course of 10 weeks and took place in a public...
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary); Questioning -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
This research study examined whether the use of Socratic seminars is an effective teaching method in a high school mathematics classroom. The study was conducted over an eight-week period in the classrooms of two Pre-Calculus teachers in a magnet...
Mathematics--Study and teaching (Secondary); Ability grouping in education.
Thesis advisor: S. Louise Gould.; "Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Mathematics for Certified Secondary School Teachers."; M.S.,Central Connecticut State University,,2012.; Includes...
There is a gap in the educational research that investigates the connection between the mathematics skills students learn in school and how they use these skills at the workplace. Students should be able to apply the mathematics skills they...
Connecticut Academic Performance Test; Mathematical ability -- Testing; Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Connecticut; Achievement tests -- Connecticut
The debate over the effectiveness of a "reform" mathematics curriculum verses a "traditional" mathematics curriculum in student achievement has been widely discussed and studied. Standards-based, or reform, programs emphasize applications to solve...