International Association of Educators   |  ISSN: 1554-5210

Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2021, Vol. 17(2) 139-154

Evaluation of Middle-School 6th Grade Mathematics Curriculum

Tarık Başar

pp. 139 - 154   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/ijpe.2021.332.9   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2006-30-0003

Published online: April 07, 2021  |   Number of Views: 29  |  Number of Download: 152


Abstract

This study was carried out to determine the efficacy of the 6th grade mathematics curriculum implemented in 2018 in Turkey using Tyler’s model of curriculum evaluation. The study used the survey model and the stratified sampling method. Schools included in the sample were divided into three levels, an "upper group", "middle group" and a "lower group" with regard to their level of success. The research was carried out with the participation of 266 students studying in these schools. The “Middle-School 6th Grade Mathematics Course Achievement Test” was used to determine the level of achievement of the objectives in the curriculum. In addition, the "Attitude Towards Mathematics Scale" was used to determine students' attitudes towards mathematics course. As a result of the research, in terms of the level of achievement of the objectives in the curriculum, it was determined that the students studying in the upper group schools were more successful than the students studying in the middle and lower group schools. Moreover, the upper group students' attitude scores regarding the mathematics course were significantly higher than the middle and lower group students’ scores, although the middle group students' attitude scores were significantly higher than lower group students’.

Keywords: Curriculum Evaluation; Mathematics Education; Mathematics Curriculum; Attitude Towards Mathematics


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APA 6th edition
Basar, T. (2021). Evaluation of Middle-School 6th Grade Mathematics Curriculum . International Journal of Progressive Education, 17(2), 139-154. doi: 10.29329/ijpe.2021.332.9

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Basar, T. (2021). Evaluation of Middle-School 6th Grade Mathematics Curriculum . International Journal of Progressive Education, 17(2), pp. 139-154.

Chicago 16th edition
Basar, Tarik (2021). "Evaluation of Middle-School 6th Grade Mathematics Curriculum ". International Journal of Progressive Education 17 (2):139-154. doi:10.29329/ijpe.2021.332.9.

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