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ERIC Number: ED500248
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-May
Pages: 10
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 6
Teachers' Opinions on Students' Higher Order Thinking Skills
Mahiroglu, Ahmet
Online Submission, Paper presented at the International Educational Technology (IETC) Conference (7th, Nicosia, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, May 3-5, 2007)
The general aim of this research is to determine the teachers' opinions on students' higher order thinking skills according to primary school stages, and developed, underdeveloped, suburb and rural regions where the schools are located. The issues related to students' higher order thinking skills covered in this research are as follows: project based learning skills, problem solving skills, transferring of knowledge economy skills and critical thinking skills. General survey model was used. One province from each climate region was selected as sample. The rubric was developed. Enough number of rubrics was sent to schools to be filled out by teachers and 645 rubrics were returned. 1st and 2nd stage students' higher order thinking skills are similar to each other in terms of regions and they are in the level of "average". Literacy competencies of the students are the highest whereas the foreign language competencies are the lowest. (Contains 4 tables.)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey