ESE Problem Solving model in solving mathematical word problems: A preliminary study

  • Lung Lung Tiong Sk Sung Siew Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia
  • Fu Sai Hoe Pejabat Pendidikan Daerah Sandakan, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia
  • Chow Wui Chung Pejabat Pendidikan Daerah Sandakan, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia
  • Leong Lai Kwoon Sk Pasir Putih, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia
Keywords: mathematics, problem-solving, Primary mathematics, learning mathematics, innovation

Abstract

This study is to examine the impacts of a brand-new innovative ESE Problem Solving Model which theoretical based on the Polya’s (1945) Model problem solving to teach primary pupils tackling the mathematical word problems. There are three systematic and straightforward steps which are extract, synthesis and execute. The researchers employed a quasi-experimental research design in one of the national primary school in Sabah, Malaysia. A convenience sampling technique was used to collect a sample of 31 primary five pupils. statistical package for the social sciences (SPSS) version 26 was used for data entry and data analysis. The results of this study showed that the ESE Problem Solving Model is one of the potentially practical models to help pupils to solve mathematical word problems.

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Published
2021-05-04
How to Cite
Tiong, L. L., Hoe, F. S., Chung, C. W., & Kwoon, L. L. (2021). ESE Problem Solving model in solving mathematical word problems: A preliminary study. Jurnal Pendidikan Sains Dan Matematik Malaysia, 11(1), 39-44. https://doi.org/10.37134/jpsmm.vol11.1.4.2021