Research Paper On Math Manipulatives

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  • The Use of a New Math Program

    8 pages and 10 sources. This paper considers the integration of a new math program into an elementary school where children have demonstrated poor math performance. This paper provides an overview of a potential math text and program series that could be used to change the existing curricular focus. This paper relates a constructivist approach to integrating the new program, which includes both new learning systems and cooperative learning activities.

  • Math in Cinema

    A 12 page research paper that examines the topic of how math has been addressed in recent films. The writer examines Jurassic Park, A Beautiful Mind, Good Will Hunting and Stand and Deliver and argues that these disparate portraits of mathematicians have in common similar presentations of math within a cinematic context, which portrays math as something that is rather mysterious and beyond the grasp of mere mortals. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • The Teaching of Math in California

    Five pages and four sources used. This paper considers the best approaches to teaching Saxon Math to gifted and talented students in California. This paper considers the struggles to develop programming in accordance with California State Math Standards in order to meet the needs of this study population. This study relates the specific elements of the Saxon math process and the issues in adapting this math program for students in gifted and talented programming. This paper relates the fact that while Saxon math may be beneficial, it may not be the best suited program for students in GATE.

  • Elementary School Students and the Teaching of Math

    In five pages this paper examines how math can be taught in a consideration of various approaches and how to successfully target a student's negative math skills concept. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Technology In Middle And High Schools

    A 12 page paper. There is still controversy about the use of technology in math classes. This essay discuses and reports research regarding the use of technology in math and science classes in middle schools and high schools. The writer discusses barriers to using technology, including access and teacher preparation. The results some teachers have had with certain technology is also reported. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

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