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Secondary Mathematics Teachers' Perceptions Of The Achievement Gap, Linda Bol, Robert Q. Berry Iii Jan 2005

Secondary Mathematics Teachers' Perceptions Of The Achievement Gap, Linda Bol, Robert Q. Berry Iii

Educational Foundations & Leadership Faculty Publications

The purpose of this study was to survey the perceptions of secondary mathematics teachers on factors contributing to the achievement gap and ways to reduce this gap. National Council of the Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) members were surveyed, and a total of 379 secondary teachers responded. Overall, respondents were most likely to attribute the achievement gap to student characteristics, such as differences in motivational levels, work ethic, and family support. Furthermore, teachers from schools with a higher population of White students were more likely to attribute the gap to student characteristics than were teachers in schools with higher percentages of ...


Perceptions Of The Mathematics Achievement Gap: A Survey Of Nctm Membership, Robert Q. Berry, Linda Bol Jan 2005

Perceptions Of The Mathematics Achievement Gap: A Survey Of Nctm Membership, Robert Q. Berry, Linda Bol

Educational Foundations & Leadership Faculty Publications

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