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Establishing Growth Mindset Teaching Practices as Part of the Third Grade Math Curriculum to Increase Math Self-Efficacy, Math Mindset and Student Achievement


Abstract This mixed methods action research dissertation examines the effects of implementing growth mindset teaching practices in third grade math as a means to improve student math self-efficacy, math mindset and student achievement. Since the transition to the Pennsylvania Core Standards, students across the state including those in this district have been experiencing a decrease in math achievement in grades three through eight according to the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) the standardized achievement test all public school students take. Locally, traditional interventions such as worksheets, boxed programs, computer-based programs and extra practice have not yielded gains so this intervention focused on developing growth mind... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Castiglione, Rebecca Ann (Author) / Marsh, Josephine (Advisor) / Moses, Lindsay (Committee member) / Doran, Terrence (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Elementary education / Growth Mindset / Math / Third Grade
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 132 pages
Language English
Copyright
Note Doctoral Dissertation Leadership and Innovation 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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