NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 4 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lindvall, Jannika – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2017
This article reports on two professional development programs for mathematics teachers and their effects on student achievement. The projects' design and their implementation within a larger municipality in Sweden, working together with over 90 teachers and 5000 students in elementary school, are described by using a set of core critical features…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Mathematics Teachers, Mathematics Achievement, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Fazio, Xavier; Gallagher, Tiffany L. – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2014
The science vocabulary from a science curriculum standards document (Ministry of Education Ontario, 2007) was classified by morphological developmental level and compared to the grade level topics of the curriculum (grades 1 to 8). Descriptive statistical analyses highlight the complex nature of science vocabulary and the incompatibilities between…
Descriptors: Vocabulary, Elementary School Science, Morphology (Languages), Academic Standards
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Tan-Sisman, Gulcin; Aksu, Meral – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2012
"Knowing and doing measurement" is a fundamental competency in real life since measuring attributes of objects in appropriate units and using measuring tools assist students to quantify and understand the world. For this reason, the study of measurement has a special place in every mathematics curriculum. Among the domains of…
Descriptors: Mathematics Curriculum, Machine Tools, Measurement, Grade 5
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gado, Issaou – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2005
The purpose of this study was to describe attitudes of first and second grade teachers in Benin, toward school science and their instructional preferences (inquiry-based and traditional noninquiry-based instruction), and determine some factors that could explain these attitudes and preferences. Three hundred (N = 300) preparatory classroom…
Descriptors: Science Activities, Science Equipment, Science Teachers, Grade 2