WWC review of this study

Alignment of game design features and state mathematics standards: Do results reflect intentions? Computers & Education, 76, 215–224.

Schenke, K., Rutherford, T., & Farkas, G. (2014).

  • Randomized controlled trial
     examining 
    10,860
     Students
    , grades
    2-5
At least one finding shows moderate evidence of effectiveness
At least one statistically significant positive finding
Meets WWC standards with reservations

Reviewed: October 2015

General Mathematics Achievement outcomes—Statistically significant positive effects found
Outcome
measure
Comparison Period Sample Intervention
mean
Comparison
mean
Significant? Improvement
    index
ESSA
rating

California Standards Test (CST): Number Sense I (number recognition)

Spatial Temporal Mathematics (ST Math) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

3-5 grade students;
10,860 students

N/A

N/A

Yes

 
 
6
 
More Outcomes

California Standards Test (CST): Number Sense II (number operations)

Spatial Temporal Mathematics (ST Math) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

3-5 grade students;
10,860 students

N/A

N/A

No

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Algebra and Functions (A&F) strand of the California Standards Test

Spatial Temporal Mathematics (ST Math) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

3-5 grade students;
10,860 students

N/A

N/A

No

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Measurement and Geometry (M&G) strand of the California Standards Test

Spatial Temporal Mathematics (ST Math) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

3-5 grade students;
10,860 students

N/A

N/A

No

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California Standards Test (CST): Statistics, Data Analysis and Probability (SDAP)

Spatial Temporal Mathematics (ST Math) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

3-5 grade students;
10,860 students

N/A

N/A

No

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Characteristics of study sample as reported by study author.


  • 70% English language learners

  • 91% Free or reduced price lunch

  • Female: 49%
    Male: 51%
  • Race
    Asian
    4%
    Black
    2%
    Not specified
    4%
    White
    5%
  • Ethnicity
    Hispanic
    85%
    Not Hispanic
    15%
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