Role models -- Juvenile literature; Girls in literature
This study was designed to assess the current and past state of female role
models in young adolescent literature. Going on the assumption that there was indeed
a shortage of strong, independent female protagonists in youth literature, the...
This project focused on designing an individualized plan of instruction in mathematics. The participants in this project were adult incarcerated males between 18 and 52 years of age. These men were enrolled in an Adult Basic Education program...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Mathematics -- Study and teaching; Brain -- Research; Learning -- Physiological aspects
The purpose of this meta-study is to investigate current research on the use of the brain in learning mathematics, and its implications for teachers of mathematics. With the new and numerous demands on educators along with an increase in the...
Multicultural education; Multiculturalism in art; Art -- Study and teaching
The demographics of our society are constantly changing and continue to impact the curriculum of our schools. Educators are faced with the dilemma of how to address the diverse learning needs of the students in their classroom and Multicultural...
Teaching chemistry is a very difficult task because students find the subject very difficult to learn.
The subject requires new vocabulary, new study skills and new problem solving strategies as well as the
understanding of complex and abstract...
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...
Conflict management -- Study and teaching (Elementary); Literacy -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Over the last three school years, horrific acts of violence have taken place in America's public schools. The reality of children killing children has sparked a national debate over school violence and what can be done to prevent it.
As an...
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'...
Leadership effectiveness can affect the success or failure of an organization. The way a leader (CEO, manager, supervisor etc.) communicates to employees can affect the degree to which employees will willingly follow and respect the leader, be...
Geography -- Study and teaching; Geography -- Study and teaching -- Aids and devices;
Introduction
The main objective of this curriculum guide is to provide educators with materials
and resources designed to promote cultural awareness with middle school students
and meet specific geographic objectives and standards. Geography is a...
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...
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...
Algebra -- Study and teaching (Secondary); Word problems (Mathematics)
In recent years, there has been a focus on standards based tests results. The mathematics portions of these tests contain vast amounts of reading, which may affect how accurately they measure the mathematics achievement of the students being...
For over thirty-five years average mathematics scores of students in the United States have been below the international average, indicating problems with performance when compared with students from other countries. The United States National...
Acalculia in children; Numeracy -- Study and teaching -- Activity programs; Learning disabled children
Dyscalculia, also known as ‘number blindness’ or acalculia is defined as a “cognitive disorder manifested by disturbance of arithmetic ability” (Shalev & Gross-Tsur, 2001, p. 134). It is a disability in which one has difficulty...
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...