Mathematics Education

1.Does language interfere with learning?
2.How does gender affect mathematics achievement?
3.Does mathematics achievement depend on the school location being either rural or urban?
4.What are the various process errors committed in mensuration?


Language can either support or interfere with learning, depending on the situation.

As for gender, see this site:

http://www.members.cox.net/dagershaw/lol/MathGenderDiffer.html

Rather than location, it is more related to the facilities and teachers available, which are lower in areas of lower socioeconomic status. Those schools with less financial support — urban or rural — are less likely to offer opportunities in math. Thus the math achievement is likely to lag when compared to other schools. I searched Google under the key words "rural urban math differences" to get these possible sources:

http://eric.ed.gov/ERICWebPortal/Home.portal?_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=RecordDetails&ERICExtSearch_SearchValue_0=ED418829&ERICExtSearch_SearchType_0=eric_accno&objectId=0900000b801395b9
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http://forum.ra.utk.edu/2000spring/challenge.html
http://www.portlandschools.org/Pages/Assessment/Documents/StateData/NEAP1119Complete.htm
http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_pric/is_200308/ai_1661460646

For number 4, see the following site:

http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1156252822.1156273720

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