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Ocak, Gürbüz; Tepe, Mustafa Enes – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2019
This study aimed to evaluate all aspects of the 2018 Mathematics curriculum for 5th grade students in secondary school. In the study, concurrent nested design, one of the mixed research methods, was used. The participants for this study consisted of 204 5th grade students and 10 mathematics teachers in their 2017/2018 academic year. Quantitative…
Descriptors: Grade 5, Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Curriculum
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Thangamani, Usha; Eu, Leong Kwan – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2019
The purpose of this study is to determine the effects of dynamic geometry software Geometer's Sketchpad (GSP) on students' achievement in symmetry of two dimensional shapes. A total of 36 mixed ability Year 3 pupils from a primary school in a rural area of Kedah participated in the study. They were divided into two groups: the experimental group…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Computer Software, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Karakus, Fatih; Aydin, Bünyamin – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2019
Division by zero is often unclear and confusing, and teachers at various grade levels may encounter difficulties in conveying this concept to their students. The concept of dividing by zero plays a crucial role in developing an understanding of certain mathematical concepts, such as rational numbers and the relationship between multiplication and…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Mathematics Instruction
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Sai Hoe, Fu; Kin Eng, Chin – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2019
This study aims to administrate a qualitative single case study about the teaching of number tracing using a new idea which is known as "Reconnecting Learning-Mediated number tracing". This teaching strategy is developed to teach number tracing and to support pupils at-risk of dyscalculia to master number tracing skills which are a…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Skills, Numbers
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Ganesan, Nanteni; Eu, Leong Kwan – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
In this era, the rapid development of computer science and new technologies of information and communication is high hence there is need to introduce the concept of instructional software for teaching and learning statistical reasoning. This study aims at investigating the effectiveness of Fathom based Instruction in Enhancing Statistical…
Descriptors: Courseware, Teaching Methods, Statistics, Pretests Posttests
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Peker, Murat; Erol, Ramazan – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
This study aimed to investigate the teacher self-efficacy beliefs of math teachers in terms of certain variables such as gender, seniority, the program they graduated from, the level of school they are working at. The survey and causal-comparative research methods were used in this study. The sample of the study comprised a total of 158 math…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Self Efficacy, Gender Differences, Learner Engagement
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Bibi, Aisha; Zamri, Sharifah Norul Akmar Syed; Abedalaziz, Nabeel Abdallah Mohammad; Ahmad, Mushtaq; Dad, Hukam – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
In this study, role of context familiarity in students' differential equations (DEs) solving was explored at pre-university level. An assessment test containing three self-developed DEs tasks were distributed among 430 students, studying in intercolleges. Collected responses were analyzed using a scoring rubric containing three main stages…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction, Calculus, Problem Solving
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Tapsir, Ruzela; Nik Pa, Nik Azis; Zamri, Sharifah Norul Akmar Bt Syed – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
Values in mathematics classroom is not commonly discussed, researched, implemented, and measured although value is a significant affective aspect of mathematics learning. In this article, it is proposed that an instrument is developed to measure the said values which will benefit the teaching and learning mathematics. Discussion will focus on the…
Descriptors: Test Reliability, Measurement Techniques, Mathematics Instruction, Item Analysis
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Aisha, Bibi; Zamri, Sharifa NorulAkmar Syed; Abdallah, Nabeel; Abedalaziz, Mohammad; Ahmad, Mushtaq; Satti, Umbreen – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2017
In this study, different factors affecting students' differential equations (DEs) solving abilities were explored at pre university level. To explore main factors affecting students' differential equations problem solving ability, articles for a 19-year period, from 1996 to 2015, were critically reviewed and analyzed. It was revealed that…
Descriptors: Equations (Mathematics), Problem Solving, Secondary School Students, Literature Reviews
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Gambari, Amosa Isiaka; Shittu, Ahmed Tajudeen; Daramola, Florence Olutunu; James, Moses – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2016
This study examined the effects of video-based cooperative, competitive and individualized instructional strategies on the performance of senior secondary schools' students in geometry in Nigeria. It also examined the influence of gender on students' achievement. Pretest, posttest, experimental control group design was adopted for this study.…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Cooperative Learning, Competition
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Krishnan, Saras – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2016
Blended courses or hybrid courses have gained popularity over the years because of their flexibility and convenience. Technology use in the online component of the blended/hybrid courses is another influence particularly to the younger generation of learners who enjoy learning interactively in a virtual environment. However, depending on the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Blended Learning
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Parrot, Mary Ann Serdina; Eu, Leong Kwan – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2014
Technology can help develop understanding of abstract mathematical concepts through visualisation and graphic representation. The teaching and learning of calculus can be challenging as it involves abstract and complex ideas. The purpose of this study was to investigate how students and teachers attempt to use TI-Nspire, the latest graphing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Calculus, Mathematics Instruction, Secondary School Mathematics
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Azmi, Mohd Nazri Latiff; Maniam, Mahendren – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2013
This study was carried out in response to the announcement of the reversal of the ETeMS policy (English in the Teaching of Mathematics and Science) which had been practiced by teachers in Malaysia since 2003. The Ministry of Education took a drastic approach in gradually halting this controversial policy for several related reasons, namely the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Instruction, Mathematics Instruction, Teacher Attitudes