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); 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...
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...
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary); Block scheduling (Education)
Many researchers have tried to find a direct link between block scheduling and student achievement. However, their findings have been mixed mainly because it was extremely difficult to account for other variables; therefore, not allowing...
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...
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); 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...
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...
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...
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); 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); Study skills
High school students frequently lack the knowledge of effective study- and test-taking skills that they would need to succeed on a variety of assessments. Identifying where students are lacking in these skills can help educators meet their...
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...
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...
One of the major goals of high school curriculum is to better prepare the high school student for college level courses. When alternative curricula programs are available, how can one determine which curriculum better accomplishes this goal? One...
Mathematics -- Remedial teaching; Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
Many resources are currently devoted to math remediation at the college level (Phipps, 1998. Plucker, Wongsarnpigoon, Houser, 2006). These are additional courses that students must take that do not count toward graduation. Universities must...
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary); Algebra -- Study and teaching (Secondary); Homework; Interaction analysis in education
This study examined whether writing targeted feedback to students on collected homework in the form of specific, process-related comments would have an impact in student achievement. This study was conducted over the course of 8 weeks in a public...
United States. Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004; Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary); Teaching teams; Special education
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is requiring schools to integrate students with disabilities into general education classrooms. Many general education teachers do not have the experience or extensive knowledge of special...
Group work in education; Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
Cooperative learning is a highly valued teaching method used in all subjects and at all levels of education. It provides students with an opportunity to interact with one another to not only understand educational concepts presented by the...
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,...