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Lee, Shin-Yi – International Journal for Mathematics Teaching and Learning, 2011
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of instruction in alternative solutions on Taiwanese eighth-grade students' mathematical problem solving performance. This study was exploratory rather than experimental. Alternative-Solution Worksheet (ASW) was developed to encourage students' engagement with alternative solutions to…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Program Effectiveness, Grade 8, Foreign Countries
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Lin, Cheng-Yao; Luo, Fenqjen; Lo, Jane-Jane; Yang, Der-Ching – International Journal for Mathematics Teaching and Learning, 2011
This study investigated and compared the geometry knowledge and levels of pre-service elementary teachers from the United States and Taiwan. Forty pre-service teachers in Taiwan and 48 pre-service teachers in the United States at the beginning of their teacher education programs completed the Entering Geometry Test (EGT) and the van Hiele Geometry…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Foreign Countries, Geometric Concepts, Geometry