A study was performed using a convenience sample of 90 students at a northeastern community college to determine gender differences of math anxiety and its effect on math avoidance. Four sections of an introductory English class were given a...
In recent years, mathematics instruction has been undergoing a change from a discipline that teaches procedures and skills to a more exploratory style, which creates a constructivist learning environment (Henningsen & Stein, 1997). There is now a...
Constructivism (Education); High schools--Honors courses.; College preparation programs.; Geometry--Study and teaching (Secondary)
"Sumbitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Mathematics for Secondary Educators."; Thesis advisor: Robin S. Kalder.; M.S.,Central Connecticut State University,,2013.; Includes bibliographical...
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Preschool); Gifted children -- Education (Preschool); Teachers of gifted children -- Training of
The purpose of this record is both to explore and enlighten our understanding of the relationship between the capabilities of highly gifted youth and the current recommendations for teaching such students, and to describe the process of one such...
Cerebral hemispheres; Mathematics -- Study and teaching; Cerebral dominance
For many years, doctors and scientists have known that the two hemispheres of our brains have different functions. Damage to the left hemisphere in adults has caused severe speech problems. For this reason, the left hemisphere had been considered...
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'...
Vocational school students -- Connecticut; Vocational education -- Connecticut -- Examinations; Achievement tests -- Connecticut; Connecticut Academic Performance Test; National Occupational Competency Test Institute
The purpose of this study was to investigate academic underperformances in Connecticut technical high schools from 1999 to 2003. Gaps existed in students' academic performance between traditional high schools and technical high schools. This ex...
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...
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...
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...
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics; Mathematics -- Study and teaching
For years mathematics education has been at the center of discussion and action aimed at reforming curricula, teaching, and assessment in American schools and universities. Prodded by a series of critical national advisory reports and by...
Algebra --- Study and teaching (Secondary); Educational tests and measurements --- Connecticut; Achievement tests --- Connecticut
Each year thousands of students are tracked into mathematics classes. In these particular classes, students may struggle or find their mathematics skills less academically able than their classmates and give up on the tasks that are introduced to...
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Primary) -- Evaluation; Readiness for school; School age (Entrance age)
The age a child should be when beginning formal education has become a focus of interest. How old should a child be? Is there a correlation between age and performance on mathematical strategies? Kindergarten programs have become more knowledge and...
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...
Circle; Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Middle school)
The federal law, No Child Left Behind (NCLB), has begun evaluating schools based on Standardized Assessments such as the Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT). This has created a need to ensure that student achievement in mathematics reflects the ability...
Minority students.; Academic achievement.; Motivation in education.; Mathematics--Study and teaching.
"Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Mathematics for Certified Elementary Teachers."; Thesis advisor: Shelly Jones.; M.S.,Central Connecticut State University,,2014.; Includes bibliographical...
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...
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...
"Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Mathematics for Certified Teachers."; Thesis advisor: Philip Halloran.; M.S.,Central Connecticut State University,,2014.; Includes bibliographical...
"Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Secondary Mathematics."; Thesis advisor: Robin S. Kalder.; M.S.,Central Connecticut State University,,2014.; Includes bibliographical references (leaves...