The effectiveness of Driver’s model in teaching mathematics for developing intermediate school students conceptual understanding
Khalid S. Alzahrani 1 * , Eidah Alfadhli 1
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1 Imam Abdulrahman bin Feisal University, Dammam, SAUDI ARABIA* Corresponding Author

Abstract

This study aims to investigate the effectiveness of Driver’s model (DM) in developing the conceptual understanding (CU) of first-class intermediate students in geometry and polygons via quasi-experimental design, for a random sample of 62 female-students divided into two groups, the experimental group with 31 students who were taught the module by DM, and the control group with 31 students were taught the module by the traditional teaching method. The study found significant statistical variances regarding scores means between the two groups at the three levels of explanation, interpretation, and application for the experimental group with a high impact reached at0.31 along with a high impact, too, regarding the mean of the total score of CU test for the same group, which reached at 0.43. Thus, the study recommends using DM in mathematics teaching.

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Article Type: Research Article

EURASIA J Math Sci Tech Ed, 2023, Volume 19, Issue 5, Article No: em2267

https://doi.org/10.29333/ejmste/13161

Publication date: 01 May 2023

Online publication date: 06 Apr 2023

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