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A Study Of Teachers’& Parents’

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A Study Of Teachers’& Parents’

  1. 1. A Study of Teachers’& Parents’ Perceptions on the Application of Constructive Mathematics in Primary Schools Instructor: Aiden Yeh Presenter: Ling-Chun (Linda) Chen
  2. 2. <ul><li>Teachers are the heart of learning </li></ul><ul><li>Passively absorb the knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Objective rules </li></ul><ul><li>Learning key is memorizing </li></ul><ul><li>Words and symbols </li></ul><ul><li>Listening to the teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge transform </li></ul><ul><li>Students are the heart of teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Actively construct the knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Subjective experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Learning key is understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Meaningful context </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion with classmates </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge construct </li></ul>Traditional Mathematics Constructive Mathematics
  3. 3. <ul><li>Yang’s Theory: CM can help students easily build up their own concept toward the questions. </li></ul><ul><li>Nodding’s Theory: learning environment of CM required highly interactive between students and teachers. </li></ul><ul><li>Chang’s and Chiu’s theory : CM should not apply in Taiwan. </li></ul><ul><li>Chiu’s theory: CM can only adopted by gifted students. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Research Question <ul><li>To investigate Math teachers’ and parents’ opinions toward </li></ul><ul><li>Constructive Mathematics. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Subjects <ul><li>Two groups of people within Chia-Yi </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Math teachers. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching among fifth & sixth grade in elementary schools. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parents. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>children who are studying among fifth & sixth grade in Elementary schools. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Results from Math Teachers 0% 0% 14% 64% 22% 7. CM is needed to be changed in order to get a better outcome 6% 25% 44% 25% 0% 6. You like the Ministry of Education applied CM to teach your students. 6% 25% 44% 22% 3% 5.Your students think learning Math through CM is interesting 8% 22% 47% 22% 0% 4.Your students like Math more through learning CM. 8% 31% 44% 14% 3% 3. Your students understand Math through learning CM. 3% 28% 47% 17% 6% 2. Your students found learning Math to be boring. 19% 56% 25% 0% 0% 1. Your students found Math to be the most annoying subject. Extremely Disagree Disagree O.K Agree Extremely Agree Survey Questions
  7. 7. 47% It would be a lot easier for my students to learn math. Yes 2.The concept of teaching mathematics have changed from the old to CM, do you think it’s beneficial to the students? 25% The Ministry of Education thought CM might help teachers and students to have a better interaction in class. d. 4. Why do you think the Ministry of Education applied CM as a concept to teach Taiwan’s Students 3.Do you think if the Ministry of Education changed the teaching concept back to the old way would make your students have a better understanding in Math? 33% I think CM is helpful for my students to learn mathematics. Yes 53% It makes no sense to learn math in such complicated way. Yes 1. Do you find it annoying while helping your students to do math homework?
  8. 8. Results from Parents 3% 9% 37% 43% 9% 7. CM is needed to be changed in order to get a better outcome 6% 17% 51% 26% 0% 6. You like the Ministry of Education applied CM to teach your children. 9% 26% 40% 23% 3% 5.Your children think learning Math through CM is interesting 9% 29% 38% 26% 3% 4.Your children like Math more through learning CM. 9% 14% 49% 26% 3% 3. Your children understand Math through learning CM. 14% 40% 20% 17% 9% 2. Your children found learning Math to be boring. 14% 31% 20% 11% 23% 1. Your children found Math to be the most annoying subject. Extremely Disagree Disagree O.K Agree Extremely Agree Survey Questions
  9. 9. 34% It would be a lot easier for my students to learn math. Yes 2.The concept of teaching mathematics have changed from the old to CM, do you think it’s beneficial to the children? 43% The Ministry of Education thought CM could help learning Math easier. b. 4. Why do you think the Ministry of Education applied CM as a concept to teach Taiwan’s Students 3.Do you think if the Ministry of Education changed the teaching concept back to the old way would make your students have a better understanding in Math? 29% I think CM is helpful for my students to learn mathematics. Yes 54% It makes no sense to learn math in such complicated way. Yes 1. Do you find it annoying while helping your children to do math homework?
  10. 10. Discussion <ul><li>Students like math and do not think it is a boring subject. </li></ul><ul><li>However, they do not understand math more through CM. </li></ul><ul><li>Both sides highly agreed that it makes no sense to learn math by CM. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>The answer “CM is helpful for the students to learn mathematics in certain chapters.” supports Yang’s theory. </li></ul><ul><li>The Ministry of Education should be more considerate before adopted any theory or concept. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>“ If changed CM back to old concept can help the students have a better understanding in Math.” </li></ul><ul><li>This is partly contrary to Chang’s and Chiu’s theory. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Teachers indicated that it is good for Taiwan to diversify the learning concept. </li></ul><ul><li>But CM need a better adjust and development. </li></ul><ul><li>Parents concerned the consequences about changing the learning concept again. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Teachers agreed “CM do help the interaction between teachers and students” support Nodding’s theory. </li></ul><ul><li>Parents agreed “CM could help students learning math easier.” </li></ul>
  15. 15. Conclusion <ul><li>CM helps the first and second grade students in learning and building the basic concept. </li></ul><ul><li>However, CM poses learning difficulty for the third to sixth grade students. </li></ul><ul><li>CM can increase the level of class interaction between teachers and students. </li></ul>

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