"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...
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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,...
Reading (Middle school); Composition (Language arts)--Study and teaching (Middle school); Mathematics--Study and teaching (Middle school)
"Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Mathematics for Secondary School Teachers."; Thesis advisor: Shelly M. Jones.; M.S.,Central Connecticut State University,,2013.; Includes bibliographical...
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).
Mathematics -- Study and teaching; Mathematics and literature
A major focus of many school districts in Connecticut is their students' results on the Connecticut Mastery Tests ("CMT"). As a result, many curricula include a review of concepts included in the test in advance of the test administration. However,...
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...
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 -- Russia; Mathematics -- Study and teaching -- United States
This study describes the difference between elementary mathematics education in Russia and the United States. What can we learn from Russian mathematics education? The thesis presents that the main source of Russian achievements in mathematics...
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...
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...
"Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Mathematics for Secondary Certified Teachers."; Thesis advisor: Robin S. Kalder.; M.S.,Central Connecticut State University,,2013.; Includes...
Physical fitness for children.; Academic achievement.; Body size.; Urban schools.
"Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Education."; Dissertation advisor: Marc B. Goldstein.; Ed.D.,Central Connecticut State University,,2013.; Includes bibliographical references (leaves 133-164).
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...
Educational law and legislation -- United States; Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Middle school)
The federal law commonly called, No Child Left Behind (NCLB), requires that all states assess their students to determine how well they are functioning in mathematics and other areas as well. This study investigated the importance of middle school...
“Was mathematics invented or discovered?” This is an age old question that has yet to be definitively answered. Some people believe that the human mind is the creator of mathematics, like a painter or poet, is a maker of patterns. [N, p. 2027] ...
The purpose of this research is to determine how a student's need for relatedness affects his or her motivation and academic achievement in mathematics. In addition, student motivation is examined independently of relatedness to determine its...
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...
"Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Mathematics."; Thesis advisor: Philip Halloran.; M.S.,Central Connecticut State University,,2014.; Includes bibliographical references (leaves 53-54).
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...