Academic achievement -- Evaluation; Mathematics -- Study and teaching
The purpose of this thesis is to examine and explore the implementation of formative assessment in a mathematics class and determine its effectiveness in improving student achievement in mathematics. Wiliam and Black (1998) define formative...
This research focuses on the role of pictures in elementary mathematics, specifically algebra. The participants in the study were elementary algebra students in Math 099 at Central Connecticut State University, chosen for this study based on their...
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,...
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...
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...
Communication -- Study and teaching -- Connecticut -- Terryville
The Technology Education department at Terryville High School is in the second year of a five-year curriculum review. The department is attempting to restructure its curriculum in order to incorporate the many new technologies with what has been...
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...
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...
Falkland Islands War, 1982; Monroe doctrine; United States -- Foreign relations
On April 2, 1982, the British held Falkland Islands, two hundred and fifty miles, off the southeastern tip of Argentina, the South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands were "invaded by several thousand Argentine Army, Navy and Air Force troops."...
Fractions--Study and teaching (Elementary); Addition--Study and teaching (Elementary); Subtraction--Study and teaching (Elementary); Problem solving--Study and teaching (Elementary)
"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,,2012.; Includes bibliographical references (leaves 22-24).
This study proposes to gain insight into the perceptions of the nationally recognized Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T) program. A cross- sectional student survey is used to determine whether the program has an impact on gang...
The purpose of this study is to improve the understanding of geometry definitions of beginning geometry students at the high school level through the use of geometry constructions as an aid to teaching geometry definitions. The eighteen students...
This special project studied a group of 25 urban high school students from a level 2 (low level) Geometry class. The class participated in a transformational geometry unit that was taught over a period of 5 weeks. The students utilized dynamic...
Geometry -- Study and teaching (Secondary); Geometer's Sketchpad
This study examined whether the use of Geometer‘s Sketchpad had an impact on understanding of geometry and academic achievement. The study was conducted over the course of 12 weeks and took place in a public high school in Connecticut. The...
Geometry -- Study and teaching (Secondary); Geometry -- Computer-assisted instruction
Many secondary pre-service and in-service mathematics educators require additional knowledge and resources pertaining to the efficient and successful use of technology in the classroom. This study examined a specific form of calculator-based...
Graphic calculators; Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Middle school)
Students can create graphs and tables with relative ease using graphing calculators. Yet some teachers employ this technology via the occasional hands-on activity, if at all, and if time permits. Middle school educators are largely responsible for...
Home schooling.; Mathematics--Study and teaching (Elementary); Mathematical statistics--Study and teaching (Elementary)
"Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Mathematics."; Thesis advisor: S. Louise Gould.; M.S.,Central Connecticut State University,,2014.; Includes bibliographical references (leaves 66-69).
This Cities and Urban Land Use curriculum unit is intended to provide high school teachers of Advanced Placement Human Geography with a guide to teaching the broad and complex subject of urban geography. It may also add to the body of qualitative...