Does the Geometer Sketchpad Improve Student’s Performance and Understanding of Algebraic Concepts?
Poster Session II - Board: II-
Thursday, May 27, 2010, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
APS Exhibit Hall
This study examined the effects of the Geometer’s Sketchpad program as a motivational tool in teaching high school algebra. Thirty-four ninth grade algebra students were randomly selected, assigned and participated. Teacher-constructed pretest and posttests, consisting of twenty-five questions, were administered. A t-test for independent samples revealed significance at the p = .05.
Subject Area: Cognitive