The aim of this study is to investigate the level of mathematical thinkingand its relationship to attitudes towards mathematics among the tenth gradestudents in the public schools of Tulkarem Governorate in the light of thevariables of the gender of students and their achievement in mathematics.The study sample consisted of 219 male and female students: 102 malestudents and 117 female students.For achieving the aim of the study, theresearcher designed two data collection tools: Mathematical Thinking Testwhich consisted of 6 questions and a questionnaire to study the students’attitudes towards mathematics, which consisted of 20 items, whose reliabilityand validity had been investigated.The results of the study showed that thelevel of mathematical thinking of the tenth grade students scored (57.73%) which was low, while the mean of the students’ attitudes towardsmathematics scored (59.4 %) , which was around average.The results alsoshowed a statistically significant differences in the level of mathematicalthinking among the tenth grade students due to the variable of achievementin mathematics in favor of those of high achievements.In addition, there werestatistically significant differences among the means of students’ attitudestowards mathematics due to the variable of achievement in mathematicsin favor of those of high achievement.There was a statistically significantrelationship between mathematical thinking and the tenth grade students’attitudes towards mathematics and this relationship was positive.A numberof recommendations were provided in light of the findings.
Herzallah, Husam Tawfiq
"Mathematical Thinking and its Relationship to Attitudes towards Mathematics among the Tenth Grade Students in the Public Schools of Tulkarem Governorate,"
Journal of Al-Quds Open University for Educational & Psychological Research & Studies: Vol. 4
, Article 2.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/jaqou_edpsych/vol4/iss15/2