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How is pupil attitude towards maths afffected by gender, age and ability?

Kathryn Croot

How is pupil attitude towards maths afffected by gender, age and ability?

by Kathryn Croot

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Published by Oxford Brookes University in Oxford .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.A.) - Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, 2001.

Statementby Kathryn Coot.
ContributionsDomoney, Bill., Oxford Brookes University. School of Education.
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Open LibraryOL19120571M

The target population of the PIRLS study for Hong Kong was all of the pupils enrolled in Grade 4 in Grade 4 pupils are usually aged 9–10 years old and have been in primary school for almost 4 years. Before entering primary school, most pupils have Cited by: The article describes changes in pupil and student contentment as a function of age in the general education system. School satisfaction was measured with a item test with 15 different.

This study investigates whether gender has an effect on students’ attitudes toward, and their uses of, technology. Data were collected from 59 sixth grade students to examine their attitudes toward and uses of technology by means of The Computer Survey (TCS), computer logs, interviews, classroom observations, field notes, and student work. an assessment of factors affecting students’ performance in mathematics at k.c.s.e level in secondary schools in kakamega county, kenya by wanyonyi protus wekesa e55/ce// a research project submitted to the school of education in partial fulfilment, for the award of the degree of master of education administration, kenyatta university.

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How is pupil attitude towards maths afffected by gender, age and ability? by Kathryn Croot Download PDF EPUB FB2

How a personal touch from a teacher can impact positively on a pupils’ attitude towards maths. The relationship between student and teacher also has a large impact on both the participation and achievement of a child in lessons, particularly in KS1 and KS2. Third Space Learning’s intervention sessions provide a one to one experience to encourage participation and reinforce an enjoyment of learning maths.

One exception to the general pattern is in stereotyping mathematics as a male domain, where males hold much more stereotyped attitudes (d = ). While affect and attitudes toward mathematics are not the only influences on the development of gender differences in mathematics performance, they are important, age and ability?

book both male and female affect and Cited by: Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences 8 () – Available online at International Conference on Mathematics Education Research (ICMER ) Students’ Attitude Toward Mathematics: The Use of Factor Analysis in Determining the Criteria Nor Fadilah Tahar a, *, Zuriati Ismail b, Nur Diana Zamani c, Norshaieda Adnan d a,b,c,d Faculty of Computer Cited by: Student attitude towards Mathematics and performance: Does the teacher attitude matter.

This be lief tends to affect the attitude of girls towards M athematics. as well as gender ability. components of affect and defines attitude as “affective responses that involve positive or framework for attitude in mathematics education before and after McLeod’s reconceptualization of affect.

Since McLeod’s article, there have been challenges to both his pupil attitudes toward Size: KB. attitudes towards mathematics that appear to differ according to gender. It is difficult to separate the adoption of these attitudes from the diverse and powerful forces that dictate student expectation - the third theme, which has also received attention by researchers.

More recent studies have illuminated. Gugliotta, Katie F., "Gender Differences in Attitudes toward Math and Science among Elementary Students: An Exploration of the Role of Teachers" (). are gender differences in attitudes to and performances in math and science.

This paper will investigate how and at what age these differences develop, as well as what. By Colleen Ganley and Sarah Lubienski, posted May 9, — Are there still gender differences in math.

It actually depends on which math outcomes we look at. At both elementary and secondary levels, boys and girls score similarly on many state tests, and girls get relatively good grades in math classes.

However, some gender differences in math attitudes and skills appear during. To identify the range of student's perceptions towards mathematics held by South African students.

To examine whether there is a relationship between the identified perception constructs and student performance in mathematics. To examine whether gender, age and language background have an effect on the way students perceive. Mathematics as a subject is imperative for excelling in any field of study and it acts as glue that connects various disciplines together.

The crucial variable determining achievement in mathematics is the attitude towards mathematics. The foremost purpose of the present study was to investigate whether children’s math attitude serves as an underlying pathway between parental math attitude.

Exact Sig. (1-tailed)ee. a Grouping variables: Age and Years of teaching experience. bParticipants in the age group 21 to 29 years are compared to participants in the age group 30 to 39 years. cParticipants in the age group 21 to 29 years are compared to. Attitude and Achievement of the Disengaged Pupil in the mathematics Classroom (Updated) The study involved mathematics teachers and Y9 pupils in middle ability sets.

Pupils from these sets were targeted because the authors felt they may have the potential for higher achievement than their projected GCSE grades of C/D. They use recent. toward him and his subject matter. He will find them working with greater vigor, learning more, more quickly.

Attitudes Affect Why Learning is facilitated when a close, positive relationship exists between teacher and pupil. Sometimes this re lationship becomes so intense that it resembles the identification phenomenonFile Size: 1MB.

Gender and Attitudes towards Maths. Gender differences are a recurrent theme throughout the literature in academic studies in general and in math studies in particular. Math is often considered to be a domain in which boys are higher achievers, both in terms of attitudes and by: The Influence of Students’ Attitude towards Gender Role Stereotypes on their Performance in Mathematics and Chemistry in Secondary Schools in Bomet District, Kenya attitude in math and their feeling of confidence in the subject.

Mwanwenda () points out that teachers are attitude towards gender role : Daniel K. Korir, Beatrice C. Laigong. The Influence of Age and Gender on the Students’ Achievement in Mathematics Dr. Khata Jabor, Lecturer investigate the influence of age and gender on the students’ achievement in mathematics.

The rationale for the study was education process and informs educators of student ability and progress toward educational goals. It is also File Size: KB. 7 Pupils’ attitudes † Most pupils are highly confident in science and mathematics.

† Boys are more confident than girls. † Most enjoy science and mathematics at grade 4, and science at grade 8. † Nearly three-quarters of grade 8 pupils value their learning in mathematics, and over half in science.

Attitudes Towards Maths - Research and Approach Overview Negative attitudes, rather than a lack of innate talent, are at the root of our numeracy crisis. In order for people individually – and the country as a whole – to improve and in turn benefit from raised levels of numeracy, our attitudes have to Size: KB.

significant effect of gender on students’ attitude towards mathematics at secondary school level” is accepted at level of significance. CONCLUSION The results of this study lead us to an important conclusion.

The male and female students of 10th grade of the secondary schools of Lahore have same type of attitude towards mathematics. attitudes towards learning are mutually reinforcing. Alternatively, it could be that students with higher natural ability both perform well and use particular learning strategies.

Other factors, such as home background or differences in the schooling environment, may also play a part. However, research has identifiedFile Size: KB.

the Attitude Scale Test. A pupil's attitude may be highly positive, positive, fair, negative or highly negative. Basic skills, operationally is used to refer to the pupil's ability to use the four fundamental operations in whole numbers, decimals, fractions, and percentage.

In this study, it was measured with the Basic Skills Test. Parent File Size: KB.44 Grade 3 children and 45 Grade 5 children from English primary schools were given the British abilities scales basic number skills subtest, and a Mathematics Attitude and Anxiety Questionnaire, using pictorial rating scales to record their Self-rating for maths, Liking for maths, Anxiety about maths, and Unhappiness about poor performance in by: Get this from a library!

Attitudes and gender differences: mathematics at age 11 and [Lynn Joffe; D D Foxman; Great Britain. Department of Education and Science. Assessment of Performance Unit.].