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Investigation of Jordanian pre-service teachers' beliefs about learning and teaching of mathematics
countries. On the 2011 TIMSS, Jordanian eighth-graders' average dropped to 406, and Jordan's overall ranking was 49th out of 56 participating countries and education systems. In addition to investigating Jordanian pre-service teachers' beliefs, the findings...
The effectiveness of redesigning college algebra with a heavy focus on instructional technology
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-09-28)
Low success rates in college algebra have been an ongoing problem, and mathematics education researchers have continually looked for ways to improve student performance and learning (Aichele, Francisco, Utley, & Wescoatt, 2011; Gordon, 2008...
The role of the tribal elder in teaching calculus through an ethnomathematics lens
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-04-19)
In action research study I was the classroom teacher of high school-aged African American students participating in the six-week summer portion of the Reach Up program. The purpose of Reach Up is to help students improve ...