Study on Cognitive Characteristics of 5th Graders who use Expectation and Confirmation Strategies
예상과 확인 전략을 사용하는 초등학교 5학년 학생들의 인지적 특성 연구

IlSeok Choi, JeongGi Kang, EunHwan Roh
2015 East Asian Mathematical Journal  
The expectation and confirmation emerging as one of problem-solving strategies in the elementary school is a strategy that does not limited in the elementary school but used in the middle and high school. This strategy inevitably requires a process of adjustment that affected by the earlier expectation. Such an adjustment raised expectation and confirmation to one of effective problem-solving strategies. The adjustment is especially important to carry out the strategy effectively. The aim of
more » ... s study was to conduct basic research on cognitive characteristics appearing to students when they carried out the expectation and confirmation strategy. We investigated and analyzed this in term of adjustment of expectation. To do this, we examined 50 5th graders' response in three kinds of word problems and interviewed with 4 participants who is using the expectation and confirmation strategy. The interview was conducted by using the items or solutions used in the test. From this, we tried to check students' cognitive characteristics and recognition on it's value. Furthermore we proposed the pedagogical implications associated with these results.
doi:10.7858/eamj.2015.032 fatcat:33bbf3grijendfpepqx67wpq2u