Title

The Effects of Using Technology and Other Teacher Created Activities to Help Improve Understanding Math Concepts

Date of Award

Spring 5-11-2018

Document Type

Project (696 or 796 registration)

Degree Name

Master of Science in Curriculum & Instruction

Department

Graduate Studies

Committee Chair

Michael Coquyt

Keywords

curriculum programs, supplemental resources, goal setting, student perspective, elementary

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of traditional curriculum programs in a second grade classroom versus the use of integrating other supplemental resources, such as technology resources and teacher created activities, in addition to curriculum programs. The students, who were randomly selected, were split into two groups. During the study, they were given instruction focusing on estimating and rounding numbers. Prior to instruction, they were given a pre-assessment. Following the study, the students took a post-assessment. The results of the assessments were observed to determine the effectiveness of traditional curriculum, in comparison to supplementing other resources.

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