Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Teacher Scales and Sample Items – Simplicity of Mathematics

  1. Mathematics consists of a set of straightforward facts.
  2. Mathematics is a collection of rules and formulas.

It is recommended that these items be used on a 5-point scale that is anchored at the endpoints and in the middle with the following options: Not at all true, Somewhat true, and Very true.

Descriptive Statistics:

Alpha Mean Stan. Dev.

Wave 4 .72 3.2 .92 -.30