After-School Elementary School Mathematics Club: Enhancing Achievement and Encouraging Future Teachers

September 1st, 2011 | RESEARCH

The article discusses the outcomes of the Mathematics Improvement That Ensures Excellence (MITEE), an after-school mathematics tutoring program in the U.S. which aims at improving the mathematics conceptual understanding and level of procedural skills of second and fifth graders and encouraging ninth graders to pursue teaching careers. It offers an overview of the inception of the program through the collaborative effort between an urban school district and a midwestern university, along with teacher education students and community volunteers, and describes the different participants and activities in the program. It is noted that the academic objectives of the program are successfully met.

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Helene Herman, Author, University of Missouri, St. Louis
Susan Catapano, Author, University of North Carolina, Wilmington

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Identifier Type: issn
Identifier: 0196-5042

Publication: Educational Research Quarterly
Volume: 35
Number: 1
Page(s): 3

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Audience: Educators | Teachers | Elementary School Children (6-10) | Youth | Teen (up to 17)
Discipline: Education and learning science | Mathematics
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Afterschool Programs | Public Programs