Dissertation Abstracts International Part A: Humanities and[DISS. ABST. INT. PT. A HUM. & SOC. SCI. 
Marcucci 
USA 
A MetaAnalysis of Research on Methods of Teaching Mathematical Problem Solving 
1980 
Problem solving in math 
33 
0 
237 
0.35 
Conference Paper 
Curbello 
USA 
The effects of teaching problemsolving on students' achievement in science and mathematics. 
1984 
Problem solving on science and math 
68 
10,629 
343 
0.54 
Conference Paper 
Almeida & Denham 
USA 
Interpersonal Cognitive ProblemSolving: A MetaAnalysis 
1984 
Interpersonal problem solving 
18 
2,398 
18 
0.72 
Unpublished Thesis 
Mellinger 
USA 
The development of cognitive flexibility in problemsolving: Theory and application 
1991 
Increasing cognitive flexibility 
25 
0 
35 
1.13 
Journal of Special Education 
Xin & Jitendra 

Effects of mathematical word Problem—Solving instruction on middle school students with learning problems. 
1999 
Word problem solving in reading 
14 
0 
653 
0.89 
Journal for Research in Mathematics Education 
Hembree 
USA 
Experiments and relational studies in problem solving: a metaanalysis 
1992 
Problem solving instructional methods 
55 
0 
55 
0.33 
Journal of Research in Science Teaching 
Tocanis, FergusonHessler, & Broekkamp 

Teaching science problem solving: An overview of experimental work. 
2001 
Problem solving in science 
22 
2,208 
31 
0.59 
Educational Researcher, 
Johnson & Johnson 

Energizing learning: The instructional power of conflict. 
2009 
Conflict based teaching 
39 
0 
39 
0.80 
Journal of Educational Scientific Research 
Liao & Chen 
China 
Effects of Integrating Computer Technology into Mathematics Instruction on Elementary Schoolers’ Academic Achievement: A metaanalysis of Onehundred and Sixtyfour Studies from Taiwan. 
2018 
Problem solving teaching 
31 
2,421 
34 
0.57 
The Elementary School Journal 
Swanson 

Research on interventions for adolescents with learning disabilities: A metaanalysis of outcomes related to higherorder processing. 
2001 
Programs to enhance problem solving 
58 
0 
58 
0.82 
MidContinent Research for Education and Learning 
Marzano, Gaddy, & Dean 

What Works in Classroom Instruction 
2000 
Problem solving 
343 
0 
343 
0.54 
Learning Disability Quarterly 
Zheng, Flynn & Swanson 
USA 
Experimental Intervention Studies on Word Problem Solving and Math Disabilities A Selective Analysis of the Literature. 
2011 
Problem solving with math disabilities 
8 
0 
8 
0.78 
TOTAL/AVERAGE 
714 
17,656 
1,854 
0.67 