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Siswono, Tatag Yuli Eko; Kohar, Ahmad Wachidul; Hartono, Sugi; Rosyidi, Abdul Haris; Kurniasar, Ika; Karim, Karim – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
This paper reports a two-year research project studying Indonesian primary and secondary teachers' mathematics-related beliefs (MrB) and mathematical problem-solving knowledge for teaching (MPSKT). In the first year, a quantitative study involving 80 primary teachers, 70 lower secondary school, and 55 upper secondary schools from four districts in…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Problem Solving, Foreign Countries
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Hima, Lina Rihatul; Nusantara, Toto; Hidayanto, Erry; Rahardjo, Swasono – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
This article aims to describe the mathematical identity of elementary school students during studying mathematics. When studying mathematics, the students often face difficulties in understanding the concepts which results the decrease in their learning motivation. It will lead to the lack of development of their mathematical identity. The…
Descriptors: Group Activities, Learning Activities, Elementary School Students, Learning Motivation
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Bossé, Michael J.; Bayaga, Anass; Fountain, Catherine; Young, Erica Slate; DeMarte, Ashley – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
Previous theoretical research has revealed conceptual similarities among a number of mathematical learning theories and theories regarding language acquisition. This intersection of ideas led to a novel framework defining four stages of mathematical learning: Receiving, Replicating, Negotiating Meaning, and Producing. Through qualitative research…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Language Acquisition, Mathematics Skills
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Barrera-Mora, Fernando; Reyes-Rodriguez, Aaron – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
Number sense has been considered as one of the most important mathematical notions to be addressed in school mathematics in the 21st century. In this paper, we identify how students of a public middle school, located in a rural area in Mexico, showed several aspects of number sense by performing tasks involving arithmetic operations in a shopping…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Foreign Countries, Middle School Mathematics, Number Concepts
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Bayaga, Anass; Bossé, Michael J. – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
This study begins by connecting semantic elaboration with conceptual understanding and syntactic elaboration with procedural understanding in the context of fractions. Through case studies and discourse analysis, the work and communication of students in fourth through sixth grade is analyzed to determine the extent of their semantic and syntactic…
Descriptors: Semantics, Fractions, Mathematical Concepts, Case Studies
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Cengiz, Cemre; Aylar, Ebru; Yildiz, Esengül – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
This paper investigated the intuitive development of the concept of integers among primary school students. In order to reveal if primary school students had an intuitive sense of integers, an assessment consisting of five questions was prepared and applied to a total 100 4th grade students. A variety of integer concepts were utilized in the…
Descriptors: Intuition, Elementary School Students, Grade 4, Mathematics Instruction
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Oflaz, Gülçin; Demircioglu, Handan – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
The main purpose of this study is to determine ways of thinking and understanding of eight graders related to generalizing act. To carry out this aim, a DNR based teaching experiment was developed and applied to 9 eight graders. The design of the study consists of three stages; preparation process in which teaching experiment is prepared, teaching…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Generalization, Grade 8, Mathematics Instruction
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Ulu, Mustafa; Ozdemir, Kemal – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
It is aimed to determine the strategies used by the fourth-grade elementary students during the operational estimations in this research which is designed by using basic qualitative analysis. The study group consists of 26 fourth-grade students selected through convenience sampling method and attending at a state school which was located in the…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 4, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Logic
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Aziza, Mela – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
Questioning has an important role in teaching mathematics. There is current research about questioning, especially related to class discussion and students' responses. Some researchers suggest teachers pose any kind of questions in mathematics classroom regarding problem solving and mathematical creativity. This research focused on a teacher's…
Descriptors: Questioning Techniques, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Responses
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Mikerova, Galina; Sergeeva, Bella; Mardirosova, Galina; Kazantseva, Victoria; Karpenko, Angelica – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
Education is the main tool of social development, a process of systematic teaching to transfer some knowledge and skills. The choice of teaching methods influences the level of information perception by students. The article deals with the influence of studying environment on mental development level and students' interest. For cognitive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Environment, Elementary School Students, Environmental Influences
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Allen-Lyall, Barbara – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
Attaining automaticity with multiplication facts during the elementary school years provides students with a strong foundation for understanding the interrelationship of rational numbers and strengthening mathematics computation throughout schooling. Automaticity also supports the development of number sense and ongoing mathematics learning due to…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Students, Multiplication
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Toptas, Veli; Gözel, Emine – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
The main purpose of this research is to reveal the parents' perceptions of the concept of "mathematics" through metaphors. This research, which is followed by the qualitative research paradigm, is designed with a phenomenology design. This study is consists of 64 parents whose children are primary school students in a public school in…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Figurative Language
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Martone, Andrea; Reagan, Dianna; Reed, Gayle – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to understand the use of interim assessment data to inform mathematics instruction. A qualitative case study methodology was used to analyze the use of interim assessment data in a suburban elementary school. Data sources included interviews with three teachers at varying levels of their profession and the principal;…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Case Studies, Elementary School Mathematics, Qualitative Research
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Kaya, Deniz – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2017
The purpose of this study is developing a valid and reliable scale intended to determine the irrational beliefs of students in mathematics. The study was conducted with a study group consisting of 700 students in 2015-2016 academic year. Expert opinions were received for the content and face validity of the scale, and the Exploratory Factor…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Beliefs, Content Validity, Factor Analysis
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Özyildirim Gümüs, Feride; Sahiner, Yeter – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2017
The aim of the study was to determine whether pre-service elementary mathematics teachers could write and use mathematical definitions. For this reason, the question sheet containing two questions, was given to 76 pre-service teachers in a public university who was taking general mathematics course. Qualitative research method was used during data…
Descriptors: Investigations, Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Mathematics
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