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dc.contributor.authorGraf, Samantha
dc.date.accessioned2018-09-18T13:05:22Z
dc.date.available2018-09-18T13:05:22Z
dc.date.issued2016
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1951/70384
dc.description1 online resource (ii, 57 pages) : color illustrations.en_US
dc.description.abstractThe current mathematics curriculum intertwined with the Common Core State Standards has created a struggle for teachers and struggling students in the classroom to find time and successful ways for interventions. Research has shown for decades that tutoring has been a useful strategy employed with students and over time has been altered through trial and error to create different types of tutoring based upon student needs. Extensive previous research using Reciprocal Peer Tutoring (RPT) has occurred at the elementary and high school level. The purpose of this study is to select the specific research based tutoring program RPT and to use the historical research to create a study to explore its impact on struggling 6th grade mathematic students views of their math skills and show academic gains or losses. In the study described, students took a survey of their views of their individual math skills before and after the implementation as well as a pre and post-test for Quarter 1. Twelve students were selected to participate in the study that occurred 5 days per week for 3 weeks. After 3 weeks data was collected and analyzed to show the effects of RPT on academics and math viewpoint. At the completion of the study students were shown to have made growth in their math skills from quarter one.[from author's abstract]en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherState University of New York College at Fredoniaen_US
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States*
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/*
dc.subjectPeer teaching---Case studiesen_US
dc.subjectMathematics---Study and teaching (Middle school)---United Statesen_US
dc.subjectEducation---Curriculaen_US
dc.titleEffects of reciprocal peer tutoring for students in a 6th grade mathematics classen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US


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