,G. HUNTE;R LUNT, A. B.
"Not to know me argues youfse1f
The lowest of your throng."
MYRTLE DECKER, A. B.
E,arthl's noble!st thing-a woman
R. L. WRIGLEY, B. S.
Thinks more of the college farm
than he does of his classes,...
Nature of the problem
There is a tremendous amount of pressure placed upon students and teachers to
achieve proficient scores on end of level math testing. High expectations dealing with
math have created many different...
discovered that the books may be for children on one level, but on other levels they speak to
older students and adults” (Spicer, 2003, p. 5).
According to Furner, Yahya, and Duffy (2005) there are benefits of using literature...
the statement, “Math is hard for me even when I study” and after the real-life math activities
involving the bodily/kinesthetic learning style disagreed strongly. Females were neutral but
changed slightly after the activities (see Figure...
I discovered through interviews that the majority of the students involved in the creative
project preferred working in groups. Allowing students to choose the group members exhibited
excitement. Explaining the assignments...
I learned during the research how very important it is to use cross curriculum to
encourage interest in mathematics. I have learned that reaching one child is worth all the time,
effort and persistence it takes. Being an advocate does make a...
engaging if they include names of students in the class. Students often benefit from creating
problems for each other (Wadlington and Wadlington, 2008).
Writing stories and listening to books are not the only ways an individual...
REQUEST FOR IRB EXEMPTION
Name: Dr. James W. McCoy and Colleen Okeson
Position at SUU: Assistant Professor of Graduate Studies in Education
Telephone # and fax #: Phone: 435-865-8290 Fax: 435-865-8485
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ASSESSING YOUR LEARNING STYLE
Instructrons: For each lItatement below please rellpond with one of the five choices.
Write the numberthatbe&t dascribes you in the blank.
1 very lifIIe IlIce me 2 a IItIe liJce me 3 somewhof...
MATH INTEREST SURVEY - BE AS HONEST AS YOU
SA A NS D SD
1. I like finding the answers to a math problem. SA A NS D SD
2. I do not enjoy math. SA A NS D SD
3. I find...
21. Math never changes-everything you need to know
has been discovered.
SA A NS D SD
22. Boys are better than girls in math classes. SA A NS D SD
23. Real math problems can be solved by common
SA A NS D SD
13 STATE NORMAL SCHOOL.
First Year. First Half. Second Half.
English a 4 4
Music* 1 1
Normal Drawing a* 1 1
Reading a 2 2
U. S. History and Civics 2 2
Second Year. First Half. Second Half.
13. Enrollment considerations:
A. Enrollment restrictions (for items indicated, explain in the space below)
class level requirement
non majors only
not open to students who have completed similar course; similar courses to be...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
The article continues: Mr. Boyden, hale and surprisingly young for so many accomplishments, can squeeze more out of five minutes than Jack Benny can out of a nickel. "I budget my time. I keep large envelopes...
Collection of Real-life math assignments/activities
Seven stories were chosen for the first activity from Math Stories for Problem Solving
Success (Overholt, et. al., 1990). They were Tessa’s grounding, Jake’s surprise, The Pro...
There has been a multiplicity of research done with AES systems. Most of the research
in the past focused on how accurately AES systems can grade an essay when compared with
humans. With a few exceptions, the research seems to...