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dc.contributor.authorWingett, Andrea
dc.contributor.programMasters of Educationen_US
dc.date.accessioned2019-07-08T14:37:05Z
dc.date.available2019-07-08T14:37:05Z
dc.date.issued2019-07-03
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of this student was to determine whether the use of manipulatives, which include Algebra tiles, improve student performance in Algebra 1 students who have failed Algebra 1 at least one semester. The measurement tool was an Algebra 1 team made test. This study used the pre/post test design to compare the data before and after the intervention. The experimental group was taught two targeted skills with the use of manipulatives (intervention), while the control group received instruction on the two targeted skills without the use of manipulatives. This study lasted three weeks and took place over the course of six, eighty-five minute class periods. The results of the experimental group, when compared to the control group, showed no statistically significant differences; Thus acceptance of the null hypothesis. Further implications, threats to validity, and suggestions for future research are discussed within this paper.en_US
dc.format.extent29 pagesen_US
dc.genreaction research papersen_US
dc.identifierdoi:10.13016/m2i44s-5wyt
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11603/14347
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.relationMaster of Education
dc.relation.isAvailableAtGoucher College, Baltimore, MD
dc.rightsThis work may be protected under Title 17 of the U.S. Copyright Law. To obtain information or permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Goucher Special Collections & Archives at 410-337-6347 or email archives@goucher.edu.
dc.subjectManipulativesen_US
dc.subjectAlgebra tilesen_US
dc.subjectAlgebra 1en_US
dc.subjectMathematicsen_US
dc.subject.lcshEducation -- Research papers (Graduate).
dc.titleEffectiveness of Manipulatives within the Algebra 1 Classroomen_US
dc.typeTexten_US


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