"Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Masters in Science in Mathematics For Certified Elementary Education Teachers."; Thesis advisor: Philip Halloran.; M.S.,Central Connecticut State University,,2013.; Includes...
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Elementary); Educational tests and measurements -- United States
As the global marketplace has made the world a more competitive place, governments are eager to ensure their population will be able to measure up to the new challenges. Borrowing the standard metrics and performance reviews from corporate...
In this thesis, the teacher's knowledge on the types of problems that exist in mathematics is discussed. Also, this thesis identifies the teacher's awareness on children's solution to the problems, as well as students' development of number...
Problem solving -- Education (Elementary); Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Mathematical problem solving is a complicated process involving many components.
Here, an historical overview of the study of the effect of problem solving instruction is
presented. The roles of contributing factors, such as the students'...
Math anxiety; Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Numerous studies can be found regarding the development of mathematics anxiety with secondary and college level students. However, little can be found providing evidence of mathematics anxiety in elementary school students. In an attempt to offer...
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Elementary); Iowa Tests of Basic Skills; Mathematics -- Testing; Educational tests and measurements
Students in seven Springfield, Massachusetts Schools receive extra mathematics lessons in Mathematics Laboratories. The period for these lessons comes during the time that classroom teachers receive their preparation periods. By contract language,...
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Elementary); Group work in education
Studies have revealed the effectiveness of the Reciprocal Teaching (RT) metacognitive strategies as a means of improving reading comprehension scores. This investigation sought to cross the traditional divide between language arts and mathematics...
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Connecticut
The purpose of this project is to develop and implement instructional, mathematics programs that are based on the students' individual developmental and cognitive levels of functioning. The goal is to teach students with meaning so that they gain...
Mathematical ability -- Sex differences; Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
The purpose of this study was to examine how mathematical discourse affects the achievement level of girls across third, fourth, and fifth grades. The Experimental Group sample of 26 students (13 boys, 13 girls) all participated in the Project M³...
Mathematical ability -- Testing; Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Connecticut; Achievement tests -- Connecticut
The purpose of this study was to examine if there is a correlation between cognitive development levels and CMT's scores across fourth, fifth, and sixth grade. The sample size in this study consisted of 30 students (10 from grade four, 10 from...
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Elementary); Mathematical ability -- Testing
This paper was designed to acquaint the reader with alternative assessments available in mathematics. The basis of this information will be used in designing mathematical performance assessments for grades K-8.
Motivation in education; Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Urban schools in particular need to motivate students to gain higher levels of mathematics achievement and acquisition. The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) deemed this problem significant enough to place a motivational domain to...