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Patahuddin, Sitti; Logan, Tracy; Ramful, Ajay – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2018
This paper attempted to make explicit some of the underlying characteristics of spatial visualisation using the concept of area of composite shapes. By engaging students with metric-free tasks, we identify the type of perceptual and visual/spatial manoeuvres that they deploy in such situations. Interview data collected from three students in Grade…
Descriptors: Visualization, Spatial Ability, Task Analysis, Grade 7
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Akkoç, Hatice; Yesildere-Imre, Sibel – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2017
Teachers' pedagogical practice and choices for their actions could not only be explained by their knowledge, beliefs or attitudes (Rodgers & Scott, 2008). Identity also has a crucial role in learning to teach. The aim of this study is to investigate contextual nature of preservice mathematics teachers' professional identities. For this aim, a…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Kaur, Berinderjeet – ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 2017
This paper explores the impact of the course "Teaching and Learning of Mathematics (Grades 7 and 8)" for the preparation of pre-service secondary mathematics teachers. It examines how pre-service teachers perceived mathematical problem solving and communicating mathematical knowledge before and after the course. The main objective of the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Grade 7
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James, Joan K.; Williams, Theresa – Journal of Experiential Education, 2017
In this research study, we hear the voices of middle school students, preservice teachers, and practicing middle school teachers in support of school-based experiential outdoor education. The benefits of engaging youth in memorably relevant learning, immersing them in physically active, field-based education, and providing them with authentic,…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Outdoor Education, Middle School Students, Preservice Teachers
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Akcaoglu, Mete; Kale, Ugur – Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE Journal), 2016
Engagement in game design tasks can help preservice teachers develop pedagogical and technical skills for teaching and promoting critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Through the design process, preservice teachers not only exercise critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, but also learn about an instructional method to support their…
Descriptors: Games, Educational Games, Computer Games, Preservice Teachers
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de Villiers, Rian; Plantan, Tiffany; Gaines, Michael – Education as Change, 2016
The Science Made Sensible (SMS) programme began as a partnership between the University of Miami (UM), Florida, USA, and some public schools in Miami. In this programme, postgraduate students from UM work with primary school science teachers to engage learners in science through the use of inquiry-based, hands-on activities. Due to the success of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Statistical Analysis, Hands on Science, Inquiry
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Dozier, Cheryl; Stephens, Joy – Language and Literacy Spectrum, 2016
This article explores the range of ways two teacher educators and preservice teachers engaged with and learned from writers and their families in town and village schools during a faculty-led study abroad experience in Belize, Central America. During this experience, the authors drew on three guiding principles: engaging in side-by-side writing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators, Preservice Teachers, Authors
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Bhardwaj, Deepshikha; Tyagi, Harish Kumar; Ameta, Devendra – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
Aim: The present study has been able to analyse the different methods applied for enlightening values by English teacher and NCERT English textbook of class VII. Apart from this, school curriculum which includes cultural activities on national and international events. Methodology: Seventh grade English textbook of NCERT was reviewed and analysed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Values, Values Education, Elementary School Students
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Afdal, Geir – British Journal of Religious Education, 2015
This article is a contribution to the discussion of learning processes in religious education (RE) classrooms. Sociocultural theories of learning, understood here as tool-mediated processes, are used in an analysis of three RE classroom conversations. The analysis focuses on the language tools that are used in conversations; how the tools mediate;…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Educational Practices, Sociocultural Patterns, Learning Theories
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Braund, Martin; Moodley, Trevor; Ekron, Christelle; Ahmed, Zaiboenisha – African Journal of Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 2015
Drama is used to build knowledge and understanding in science as part of a socio-linguistic, constructivist approach. Role-plays, where learners act as analogues for components and processes, help access abstract ideas. However, a problem restricting many science teachers using these approaches has been that they lack sufficient pedagogical…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Science Instruction, Role Playing, Grade 7
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Wilburne, Jane M.; Wildmann, Tara; Morret, Michael; Stipanovic, Julie – Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 2014
Three mid-level mathematics teachers (grades 7 and 8) and a university mathematics educator formed a year-long professional learning community. The objective was to collectively look at how they were promoting the Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP) (CCSSI 2010) in their classes. The monthly discussions followed an iterative cycle in which…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Middle School Teachers, Grade 7, Grade 8
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Conti, Keli Cristina; Lucchesi de Carvalho, Dione – Statistics Education Research Journal, 2014
This article focuses on the notion of literacy--general and statistical--in the analysis of data from a fieldwork research project carried out as part of a master's degree that investigated the teaching and learning of statistics in adult education mathematics classes. We describe the statistical context of the project that involved the…
Descriptors: Statistics, Scientific Literacy, Science Projects, Adult Education
Aniban, Diana Grace; Chua, Von Christopher; Garcia, Jellen; Elipane, Levi Esteban – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2014
Guided by the principles of lesson study as applied to microteaching, this paper discusses the results and conclusions of a series of activities done by some graduate students of De La Salle University, Philippines, in an attempt to test the applicability of the lesson--Sequence and Patterns--to facilitate the transition of seventh graders from…
Descriptors: Arithmetic, Algebra, Introductory Courses, Grade 7
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Simonson, Michael, Ed. – Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 2014
For the thirty-seventh year, the Research and Theory Division and the Division of Instructional Design of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) sponsored the publication of these Proceedings. Papers published in this volume were presented at the annual AECT Convention in Jacksonville, Florida. This year's Proceedings…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Foreign Countries, Visualization
Xiong, Wang – Online Submission, 2013
This article focused on a deeper analysis of pre-service teachers' observations of video lessons based on the authentic classrooms across three stages in eight sessions in order to reveal their changes in the abilities to understand pedagogical content knowledge and the effects of specific observation frameworks introduced in the observation…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Video Technology, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Classroom Observation Techniques
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