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Singh, Charanjit Kaur Swaran; Singh, Rhashvinder Kaur Ambar; Singh, Tarsame Singh Masa; Mostafa, Nor Azmi; Mohtar, Tunku Mohani Tunku – English Language Teaching, 2018
The problem of mastering English does not involve students alone. The English language teachers, policy makers and curriculum developers are also affected. Thus, teachers have resorted to using higher order thinking skills (HOT) as a means to teach writing to weak ESL learners. The study aimed at developing and validating a higher order thinking…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, English Language Learners, English (Second Language), Learning Modules
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Naser, Inas Aref Saleh – World Journal of Education, 2018
This study aimed at finding out the degree of including international standards of science education in the physics syllabus of the secondary stage in Palestinian schools. The sample of the study consisted of the analytical aspect of the physics textbooks of the eleventh and twelfth grades. The findings of the study show that the rates of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Standards, Global Approach, Science Education
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, 2018
Missouri career education is preparing young people and adults for the job market and/or further education. It combines academics and job-specific skill training to assist in narrowing the skills gap. This fact sheet shows how Missouri's career education programs are preparing students for the future. [For "Career Education in Missouri,…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Outcomes of Education, Student Organizations, Secondary Education
Canestrari, Alan S., Ed.; Marlowe, Bruce A., Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2018
"The Wiley International Handbook of Educational Foundations" features international scholars uniquely qualified to examine issues specific to their regions of the world. The Handbook provides readers with an alternative to the traditional texts in the foundations of education by taking aim at the status quo, and by offering frameworks…
Descriptors: Foundations of Education, Educational Change, Teaching (Occupation), Curriculum
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Admiraal, Wilfried; Kester, Liesbeth; Janssen, Caressa; de Jonge, Mario; Louws, Monika; Post, Lysanne; Lockhorst, Ditte – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2018
Personalizing learning with technology in secondary schools might be a way to diffuse innovations in both technology and education at the same time. In the current study, personalizing learning with technology is studied from three perspectives: teacher, learner and technology. Data about the implementation and evaluation of the interventions in…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in Education, Secondary Education
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Sneyers, Elien; Vanhoof, Jan; Mahieu, Paul – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
In less meritocratic educational systems, teachers' decision-making processes and their perceptions of pupils are essential for the practice of pupils' allocation at transitory moments. The present study investigated how perceptions held by teachers impact upon teacher track recommendations regarding pupils' enrolment in secondary education in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Students, Track System (Education)
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McGraw, Kelli; van Leent, Lisa – English in Australia, 2018
In this paper we report the results of an analysis underpinned by a critical orientation seeking non-heteronormative representations of sexualities in an official English curriculum text list. Content and thematic analyses were conducted to establish the extent to which diverse sexualities are represented in the 'sample text list' for the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity
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Mannix, Timothy – English in Australia, 2018
The study of English, like the teaching of English, is bound with thematic concerns of love. Notions of love, and the range of experiences that come with them, coalesce in learning spaces when both teachers and students analyse texts, unpack social issues, and construct arguments in daily teaching and learning practice. Within the broader social…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Teachers, English Teachers, English Instruction
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Lueck, Amy J. – Composition Studies, 2018
This article traces the emergence of nineteenth-century U.S. high schools in the landscape of higher education, attending to the gendered, raced, and classed distinctions at play in this development. Exploring differences in the conceptualization and status of high schools in Louisville, Kentucky, for white male, white female, and mixed-gender…
Descriptors: Educational History, High Schools, Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Solomon, Gosaitse E.; Nhete, Trust; Sithole, Burman M. – SAGE Open, 2018
Personal financial literacy (PFL) is an imperative life skill that all 21st-century students should have. Research shows that the levels of financial literacy in both developing and developed countries are very low across people of all ages. This deplorable state of affairs has negative implications on the well-being of the populace, as evidenced…
Descriptors: Money Management, Business Education, Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Bouwmans, Matthijs; Béneker, Tine – London Review of Education, 2018
This article explores the usefulness of Maude's translation of Young's idea of powerful knowledge into geography education. Maude's classification of five types of powerful knowledge in geography education was used to analyse the written curriculum of the 'human and society' interdisciplinary domain in four schools in the Netherlands. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Knowledge Level, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Kolluri, Suneal; Tierney, William – Tertiary Education and Management, 2018
College for All approaches to secondary education have gained prominence over recent decades. This trend has resulted in scholarly criticism. College is inappropriate for many students, and insisting that all students attend ensures failure, frustration and debt. The College for All policy, intended to enhance democratic equality and undermine…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Higher Education, Democratic Values, Critical Theory
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Acharya, Dev; Thomas, Malcolm; Cann, Rosemary – Educational Research, 2018
Background: School-based sex education is a strategy that can help prevent sexual and reproductive health-related problems. In Nepal, sex education is taught to secondary school students; however, it is thought that the approach taken to school-based sexual health education (e.g. the type of student-learning materials) is not sufficient to address…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Education, Comprehensive School Health Education, Secondary Education
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Kulgemeyer, Christoph; Riese, Josef – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2018
In recent years, many studies have researched the impact of teachers' professional knowledge on teaching quality. Those findings are still ambiguous providing unclear evidence for supporting teacher education programs that aim at developing professional knowledge. In this study, we followed a new approach and used a "performance test" to…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Effectiveness, Instructional Effectiveness
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Vuzo, Mwajuma – International Review of Education, 2018
Research has been conducted on the detrimental effects of using a foreign language for learning in Tanzania's secondary schools. While most studies recommend the use of a familiar language for instruction, the use of a foreign language in secondary education in Tanzania has been maintained. This has many consequences on the quality of education,…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Secondary Education, Language of Instruction, Second Language Learning
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