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Title: The effect of small-group game play activities on number sense performance
Authors: Rashidah Vapumarican
Manu Kapur
Issue Date: Jul-2012
Citation: Paper presented at the 35th Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia Incorporated (MERGA 2012) on "Mathematics education: Expanding horizons", Singapore, 2 – 6 July 2012
Abstract: This study examines the effect of small-group game play before and after a Number Sense Test (NST). Fifty-seven 7-year old children were assigned into two conditions: (a) NST-Game Play, in which students sat for the NST before game play; or (b) Game Play-NST, in which students experienced game play before sitting for the NST. Findings suggested that Game Play-NST students outperformed the NSTGame Play students in number sense performance. Having Game Play-NST experience appeared to be more effective in enhancing students’ performance in number sense.
ISBN: 9789810725273
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