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Fennema-Sherman Mathematics Attitudes Scales: Instruments Designed to Measure Attitudes Toward the Learning of Mathematics by Females and Males.
Dvergsten, D. C. The effect of the use of advance organizers combined with guided discovery on achievement and retention in high school biology (Doctoral dissertation, University of Minnesota). AnnExpand
Gender differences in mathematics performance: a meta-analysis.
TLDR
It is concluded that gender differences in mathematics performance are small, and the lower performance of women in problem solving that is evident in high school requires attention. Expand
A LONGITUDINAL STUDY OF LEARNING TO USE CHILDREN'S THINKING IN MATHEMATICS INSTRUCTION
This study examined changes in the beliefs and instruction of 21 primary grade teachers over a 4-year period in which the teachers participated in a CGI (Cognitively Guided Instruction) teacherExpand
Using Knowledge of Children’s Mathematics Thinking in Classroom Teaching: An Experimental Study
This study investigated teachers’ use of knowledge from research on children’s mathematical thinking and how their students’ achievement is influenced as a result. Twenty first grade teachers,Expand
Problem Solving as a Basis for Reform in Curriculum and Instruction: The Case of Mathematics
We argue that reform in curriculum and instruction should be based on allowing students to problematize the subject. Rather than mastering skills and applying them, students should be engaged inExpand
Children's Conceptual Structures for Multidigit Numbers and Methods of Multidigit Addition and Subtraction.
Researchers from 4 projects with a problem-solving approach to teaching and learning multidigit number concepts and operations describe (a) a common framework of conceptual structures childrenExpand
Capturing Teachers’ Generative Change: A Follow-Up Study of Professional Development in Mathematics
This study documents how teachers who participated in a professional development program on understanding the development of students’ mathematical thinking continued to implement the principles ofExpand
Teachers' Pedagogical Content Beliefs in Mathematics
This study examined relationships among first-grade teachers' pedagogical content beliefs, teachers' pedagogical content knowledge, and students' achievement in mathematics. Teachers (N = 39)Expand
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