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Ilter, IIhan – RMLE Online: Research in Middle Level Education, 2019
This study compares the effectiveness of context clue strategy instruction to wide reading practices in terms of their impact on the vocabulary knowledge of students who read at frustration level. The participants were 44 sixth-grade students from a middle grades school. Students were randomly assigned to experimental and control conditions. The…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Vocabulary Development, Cues, Pretests Posttests
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Todd, Brandy L.; Zvoch, Keith – International Journal of Science Education, 2019
This study investigates the impact of an informal science outreach programme built around theories of identity formation and self-efficacy on middle school girls' science affinities. A lottery-based, randomised control trial was used to identify programme effects on four science affinity outcomes: science interests, efficacy with science, science…
Descriptors: Science Education, STEM Education, Informal Education, Intervention
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SueSee, B.; Barker, D. M. – Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, 2019
Physical education scholars have identified a number of factors that affect how teachers translate policy into practice. It is becoming clear that to create learning experiences that reflect the intention of guiding documents, teachers need to employ appropriate teaching styles. The aim of this paper was to determine whether the teaching styles…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education Teachers, Teaching Styles, Creativity
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Meyerhöffer, Nina; Dreesmann, Daniel C. – International Journal of Science Education, 2019
The dominant role of English as the global language of science entails a requirement for science teachers to equip their non-native English-speaking students with receptive and productive language skills for communication in scientific contexts. Although science courses with English elements are part of some schools' bilingual programmes, they are…
Descriptors: Biology, Science Instruction, Bilingual Education, Course Content
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Kang, Jingoo; Hense, Jonathan; Scheersoi, Annette; Keinonen, Tuula – International Journal of Science Education, 2019
Gender disparities in STEM fields have been under extensive study, the focus of which has been on future career aspirations. However, the primary phases in gender differences are still ambiguous when examined from this perspective, possibly due to the fact that most of the studies have targeted samples of upper secondary school or college…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Correlation, Science Interests, Foreign Countries
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Deveci, Ozge; Aldan Karademir, Cigdem – European Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The research was conducted to determine the opinions of students (10-11 years) on their engagement to mathematics course. These students are 5th grade students at a secondary school in Turkey. Qualitative research method was used in the research. At the study, designed as case study, a total of seven secondary school students were participated the…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Learner Engagement, Mathematics Education, Grade 5
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Karpuz, Yavuz; Atasoy, Ercan – European Journal of Educational Research, 2019
In the present study, the aim was to investigate 9th grade students' geometrical figure apprehension. To this end, the Figure Apprehension Cognitive Processes Test (FACPT), constructed by the researchers of the study, was administered to 51 ninth grade students, with whom clinical interviews were also conducted. As a result of the data analysed,…
Descriptors: Grade 9, Geometry, Geometric Concepts, Mathematics Instruction
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Ghanaat Pisheh, Etrat AlZahra; NejatyJahromy, Yaser; Gargari, Rahim Badri; Hashemi, Touraj; Fathi-Azar, Eskandar – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2019
The effect of the implementation of student response systems (SRSs) in teaching on the critical thinking (CT) of young students was investigated. The study benefited from a quasi-experimental design and a pretest/posttest set-up. Subjects consisted of 156 K-8 students in Tehran during 2016-2017, selected through a multistage cluster sampling, and…
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Elementary Education
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Dincel, Betul Keray – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
This research aims to examine the metaphors on the concepts of reading and listening of the secondary school students and is based on phenomenology. 390 randomly selected secondary school students participated in this study in the 2016-2017 academic year in Turkey. The study includes all the grades (5, 6, 7, & 8th) at the secondary school…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Reading, Reading Comprehension, Secondary School Students
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Gümüs, Emine – International Journal of Educational Leadership and Management, 2019
The aim of this research is to investigate mentorship process and programs which are designed for professional development of primary and middle school principals in the State of Georgia, U.S.A. With this aim, a qualitative research model and a semistructured interview technique was used in order to gather in-depth knowledge. The study group…
Descriptors: Mentors, Administrator Education, Trust (Psychology), Principals
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Means, Darris R. – Journal of Research in Rural Education, 2019
This qualitative case study explores college and career aspirations of rural Black and Latinx middle school students in a community- and youth-based leadership program and how various forms of social capital help cultivate and sustain the aspirations of students. Data include student focus group interviews with a total of 14 rural Black and Latinx…
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Occupational Aspiration, Rural Schools, African American Students
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Ugur, Naciye Güliz; Koç, Tugba – International Journal of Educational Leadership and Management, 2019
Technology has changed the way people live, from use of the Internet to the way they communicate with text messages and e-mails. This change is also evident in the education system. This study traced how principals' leadership roles have changed in the school setting because digital natives and society, in general, have become technologically…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High Schools, Grade 9, Grade 10
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Neyland-Brown, Leslie; Laux, John M.; Reynolds, Jennifer L.; Kozlowski, Kelly; Piazza, Nick J. – Journal of School Counseling, 2019
The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (2016) and the American School Counselor Association (2016) require supervisors to have "relevant" training in supervision, but do not specify the type of training that should be acquired. This study determines if site supervisors who have had formal training in…
Descriptors: Supervision, Supervisory Training, Educational Opportunities, School Counselors
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Ellison, Douglas W.; Mays-Woods, Amelia – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2019
Background: Emotional resilience can be vital to longevity in high-poverty school settings. Equally important to staying the course is the ability to remain motivated despite the unique challenges presented by teaching in high-poverty schools. Students within these schools need teachers who are able to manage their emotions and remain positive and…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Resilience (Psychology), Poverty, Teacher Attitudes
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Pongsakdi, Nonmanut; Laakkonen, Eero; Laine, Teija; Veermans, Koen; Hannula-Sormunen, Minna M.; Lehtinen, Erno – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
A Word Problem Enrichment programme (WPE) has been found to increase student word problem solving performance when facing non-routine and application problems. However, it is unknown if the WPE has an impact on student beliefs about word problem solving and how the WPE works for students with different motivation in learning mathematics. This…
Descriptors: Word Problems (Mathematics), Problem Solving, Mathematics Instruction, Program Effectiveness
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