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**(B) BASIC MATH WORD PROBLEMS **

**FRACTIONS, DECIMALS, PERCENT, BASIC ALGEBRA & MISCELLANEOUS PROBLEMS!**

**(C) STUDENT SURVEYS**

Control Group!

**TUTORING PROGRAM MATH BOOKLET: 501 MATH WORD PROBLEMS**

**Welcome to my SURVEY PAGE for 6-8 grade STUDENTS, PARENTS, and TUTORS! My name is Janice Isbell, ABD. I am a student at Northcentral University. I am conducting a research study on whether tutoring, which includes culture, helps middle school mathematics students. I am completing this research as part of my doctoral degree. I invite you to participate.The assessment process includes the students completing 5 surveys (total time 45 minutes) and the tutors completing 4 surveys (total time 45 minutes). The time commitment includes 2 tutoring classes each week for 6 weeks. The classes provide tutoring on Fractions, Decimals, Percent, and Basic Algebra. The study is being conducted to determine if the Culturally Relevant Tutoring is tutoring which incorporates the students’ culture: Demographic Backgrounds, Learning Styles, Multiple Intelligences, Personality Types, and Self-Efficacy increases Students’ Academics, Class Participation, and Self-Efficacy.The time commitment includes 2 tutoring classes each week for 6 weeks. The classes provide tutoring on Fractions, Decimals, Percent, and Basic Algebra. The study is being conducted to determine if the Culturally Relevant Tutoring is tutoring which incorporates the students’ culture: Demographic Backgrounds, Learning Styles, Multiple Intelligences, Personality Types, and Self-Efficacy increases Students’ Academics, Class Participation, and Self-Efficacy.Activities: Parents: If you consent to your child’s participation in the study, he or she will be asked to:1. Complete the following 5 surveysCultural Competence SurveyLearning Styles InventoryMultiple IntelligencesBig 5 Personality Test2. Participate in a tutoring program for six weeks, 2 hours each day, 2 days each week. The surveys the students will complete are as follow. The surveys will be taken on the first tutoring day of the week and the second day of the week (e.g. Mondays/Thursdays or Tuesdays/Fridays).Fractions Problems, 1 hour, Week 1Decimals Problems, 1 hour, Week 2Percent Problems, 1 hour, Week 3Basic Algebra Problems, 1 hour, Week 4Miscellaneous Problems, 1 hour, Weeks 5/6Eligibility: You are eligible to participate in this research if you:Are students who are having problems in their mathematics class, (e.g, students who have not earned a letter grade of A (90-100) or B (80-89) in their previous Math class.)Are in grades 6-8,Scored below proficiency on Aspire mathematics testsYou are not eligible to participate in this research if he/she:Is a student who is not having problems in mathematics class,Is not in grades 6-8, orScored at or above average on Aspire mathematics tests.I hope to include 126 students in this research.Contact Information:If you have questions for me, you can contact**

Please note the parents, tutors, and students can sign the consent/assent forms to participate in this tutoring program online: http://www.janiceisbell.com/surveys.html.

The PASSWORD for each survey is

The title of my dissertation is "A Quantitative Quasi-Experimental Research Study of Culturally Relevant Tutoring and Students’ Academics,

Class Participation, and Self-Efficacy."

**CONSENT FORMS - CLICK BELOW**

**Each test takes about 1 hours to complete.**

**Get pen and paper & get started!**

**(A) STUDENT SURVEYS**

**Children's Self-Efficacy Scale **

**(Bandura, 2006)CLICK HERE!**

**Self-Efficacy Questionnaire for Children (SEQ-C (Muris, 2001)CLICK HERE!**

**Learning Styles Inventory **

**(Leonard, 2005)CLICK HERE!**

**Multiple IntelligencesCLICK HERE!**

**Big Five Personality TestCLICK HERE!**

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**WELCOME PARENTS, ****TUTORS,**** AND STUDENTS!**

**Please read this entire page before participating in this study!**

** MATH CLASSES**

**1. Complete the Math survey.**

**2. Review the Answers.**

**CLASSES 1/2**

**FRACTIONS WORD PROBLEMS**

**CLICK HERE FOR THE QUESTIONS & ANSWERS PACKET, **

**SCROLL TO THE FRACTIONS SECTIONS ANSWERS BEGIN ON PAGE 35**

**CLASSES 3/4**

** DECIMALS WORD PROBLEMSCLICK HERE!**

**CLASSES 5/6**

** PERCENT WORD PROBLEMSCLICK HERE!**

**CLASSES 7/8**

**BASIC ALGEBRA WORD PROBLEMSCLICK HERE!**

**CLASSES 9-10**

**MISC PROBLEMS**

**CLASSES 11MISC PROBLEMSCLICK HERE**

**************CLASS 12**

**STUDENTS COMPLETE SURVEYS BELOW**

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** STUDENTS.After your parents sign the consent form:1. Complete the STUDENT CONSENT FORM!2. Complete the STUDENT SURVEYS (A).3. Complete the CLASSES (B).5. Re-complete the STUDENT SURVEYS (C).**

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