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Heaysman, Orna; Tubin, Dorit – Educational Studies, 2019
Innovative teaching is sometimes perceived as opposite of traditional teaching, since it is regarded as student-centred and takes on the form of guided construction. This distinguishing feature led to an expectation that traditional teaching practices will be replaced with innovative ones for the purpose of fostering learning. The goal of the…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Teaching Methods, Conventional Instruction, Secondary Education
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Tarrasch, Ricardo – Educational Studies, 2019
Students in special education teaching and counselling are exposed to relatively high levels of stress during their studies and their professional career, which are commonly manifested in high occupational burnout. Professional development programmes normally do not address this issue. A practicum course was developed to provide theoretical…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Mental Health, Teacher Burnout, Preservice Teachers
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Aharonian, Nikki – English in Education, 2019
Despite the growing body of research into writing for the professional development of teachers, studies exploring writing for the learning of teacher educators are scarce. This paper offers insight into the rich professional learning which can be experienced by teacher educators when they write and facilitate writing in dialogic learning…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Faculty Development, Facilitators (Individuals), Elementary School Teachers
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Feniger, Yariv; Gorodzeisky, Anastasia; Krumer-Nevo, Michal – SAGE Open, 2019
In recent years, education-occupation mismatch has become an important area of social research. However, little is known about its impact on the intergenerational transmission of educational attainment. This study investigates the possible negative consequences of a specific aspect of parental education-occupation mismatch, also known as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Parent Background, Education Work Relationship
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Shecter-Lerner, Michal; Lipka, Orly; Khouri, Marlyn – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2019
Recently, there has been a significant increase in the number of students with specific learning disabilities (SLD) in postsecondary institutions. The current study investigated attitudes toward and knowledge about SLD among students from different cultural and educational backgrounds. The study included 113 students (63 Arabic speakers and 50…
Descriptors: Semitic Languages, Learning Disabilities, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Cultural Differences
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Smadja, Marie-Lyne; Aram, Dorit; Ziv, Margalit – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2019
The authors compared the discourse of 100 Israeli preschool teachers with a group of children during three book-sharing contexts: reading, reconstruction, and telling. During telling and reconstruction, the teachers used more utterances and questions and referred more to concept of book and to the illustrations. During reading, they referred more…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers, Preschool Children, Story Reading
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Magen-Nagar, Noga; Firstater, Esther – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to identify the obstacles to information and communication technology (ICT) implementation in the kindergarten environment through exploring the beliefs of kindergarten teachers. Thirty Israeli kindergarten teachers participated in semistructured interviews. Their content analysis revealed three main obstacle-related…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Kindergarten, Preschool Teachers
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Wasserman, Egoza; Migdal, Ruth – Online Learning, 2019
Humans have a basic need to be constantly engaged in learning. The learning process, however, has undergone interesting changes as a result of the technological revolution, such as the advent of online learning. Technological changes in learning have also affected professional development courses. The purpose of this study is to compare attitudes…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Online Courses, Foreign Countries, Faculty Development
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Werner, Shirli; Hochman, Yael – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: Research on supported employment for individuals with intellectual disabilities has focused mainly on its effect on employees. Scant research has assessed the influence on employers and on the work setting. This study focused on a unique program to foster the employment of individuals with intellectual disabilities in the Israeli…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Employer Attitudes, Military Personnel, Foreign Countries
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Schupak, Esther B. – Research in Drama Education, 2019
This article explores the way gender resonates in Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" through an active study of live performance. Combining pedagogy with performance as an interpretive methodology, this research focuses upon using my unique classroom situation, teaching ultra-Orthodox Jewish adolescent females, as a platform for analysis.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Issues, Jews, Females
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Tsybulsky, Dina; Oz, Atar – Journal of Science Teacher Education, 2019
The current research is based on the phenomenological-qualitative paradigm. The goal was to examine the significant experiences, attitudes, and pedagogical practices of 17 Israeli student teachers in the science-teaching track regarding the use of project-based learning (PBL) as a pedagogical method, which they implemented in elementary schools…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Program Implementation, Problem Based Learning, Elementary Schools
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Freund, Anat; Cohen, Miri; Azaiza, Faisal – Research on Social Work Practice, 2019
Lower rates of screening for early detection of cancer were reported among ethnic minorities and faith-based communities. The purpose of the article is to assess the effect of a culturally based intervention program intended to increase breast cancer screening adherence among two groups in Israel: ultra-Orthodox Jewish and Arab women. Using a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intervention, Cultural Awareness, Cancer
OECD Publishing, 2019
Good health is a benefit in many domains, such as work, studies or social relationships. Fostering a sound knowledge on healthy habits and the implications of risk-taking behaviours is a key to shaping societies with healthier lifestyles.
Descriptors: Health, Health Care Costs, Health Behavior, Health Education
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Waizbard-Bartov, Einat; Yehonatan-Schori, Maya; Golan, Ofer – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2019
Experiences of parenting a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have mostly been studied in relation to hardship. The current study explored personal growth experiences of Israeli parents to children with ASD, specifically in relation to Tedeschi and Calhoun's crisis-related growth model. Nineteen parents were interviewed, and qualitative…
Descriptors: Children, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Parenting Styles
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Amar, Shimon – Journal of International Education and Leadership, 2019
A modern education institution in the 21st century must have a comprehensive strategy on how to make significant changes in educational outcomes as well as on processes for managing and leading administrative outcomes. In this article, we would like to share some of our experiences related to the influence processes in the education system,…
Descriptors: Influences, Organizational Change, Change Strategies, Teacher Education
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