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Karademir, Cigdem Aldan; Deveci, Ozge – Online Submission, 2019
Based on Confucius' saying "A word may change your mind, an emotion may change your life and a person may change you", our emotions affect our learning if we take life as a process of learning. Some of our learning on which we are successful and unsuccessful are student characteristics. Effective properties are one of the characteristics…
Descriptors: Early Adolescents, Secondary School Students, Student Characteristics, Mathematics Skills
Kariuki, Patrick; Taylor, Jordan – Online Submission, 2018
Abstract The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of Pictionary and traditional vocabulary strategies on student performance in a 9th grade English Language Arts classroom. The sample consisted of 30 ninth grade honor students who were randomly assigned to an experimental and control group. Data were collected using teacher made tests.…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Grade 9, Games, Vocabulary Development
Cengel, Metin; Alkan, Ayse; Cayir, Esra – Online Submission, 2018
Increasing the quality and effectiveness of education and training, contributing to the social, political and economic structure of the countries is something that educators and educational policy makers are always working on. Increasing the quality of education and training nowadays can be achieved with the development of 21st century skills in…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Coding, Robotics, Computer Science Education
Dreas-Shaikha, Maryann J. – Online Submission, 2018
There is a serious need to reconsider the adult-led, grade-centered parent teacher meetings which are standard school practice. Schools and students would benefit from elevating PTMs with student voice and formative assessment that celebrates students' efforts and motivates them to continue learning. Under a reinvented framework for meetings,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Middle School Students, Student Empowerment, Meetings
Yildiz, Cemalettin – Online Submission, 2018
The purpose of this study is to reveal middle school mathematics teachers' experiences of using a smart phone. In the study, survey method was used. The study was carried out with 105 middle school mathematics teachers. As a data collection tool, a survey that consists of two sections was used. Percentages and frequencies were used in terms of…
Descriptors: Middle School Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
Abdüsselam, Mustafa Serkan; Yildiz, Cemalettin; Göl, Resül – Online Submission, 2016
The aim of this qualitative study is to determine middle and secondary school students' approaches related to computers and internet. To achieve this aim a form consisted of 8 open-ended questions was used. The implementation was carried out to 322 middle school and 161 secondary school students in Trabzon and Giresun cities on 2015-2016 school…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, High School Students, Student Attitudes, Knowledge Level
Hacisalihoglu Karadeniz, Mihriban; Yildiz, Cemalettin – Online Submission, 2016
The aim of this study is to determine the 7th grade students' achievements in mathematical patterns presented by figures, tables, number sequences, and word problems. This research is a situation determination study where quantitative methodology is used. The sample of the study consisted of 47 female and 50 male students, totally 97 students from…
Descriptors: Grade 7, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematical Concepts
Yildiz, Cemalettin – Online Submission, 2016
Since problem solving skills play a central role in middle and secondary school mathematics curricula, this made mathematics educators give importance to this subject. Improving problem solving skills of students is one of the primary aims of education so it is very important to make students gain problem solving skills. Thus, the aim of this…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Problem Solving, Middle School Teachers
Nikodym, Jacqueline Z.; Tejeda, Armando R.; Moffett, David W. – Online Submission, 2015
A new leadership model is needed in all organizations. In response, The Affect-Centered Transformational Leadership Model came about. The new model resulted from a doctoral student's participation in a leadership course, and continued dialogue with its professor. Ultimately, the new model reached the stage of needing to be operationalized. A…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, Models, Disadvantaged Youth, Public Schools
Robitaille, Yvette Powell; Maldonado, Nancy – Online Submission, 2015
Questioning and discussion techniques are effective instructional methods that develop critical thinking and problem solving skills. There is often inconsistent implementation of these techniques, which can result in a negative effect on student achievement. This case study explored elementary, middle, and high school teachers and evaluators'…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Questioning Techniques, Teaching Methods, Discussion (Teaching Technique)
Lukaš, Mirko – Online Submission, 2015
In this study the emphasis of selecting a school and profession is put onto the family role in educational and professional guidance in order to help the students to obtain the necessary information for further education, by the help of their parents, more efficiently and more functionally. The study was conducted in Virovitica and Podravina…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 8, Parents
Klecker, Beverly M. – Online Submission, 2015
This study used a secondary analysis of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 2003 and 2013 8th grade mathematics scores to explore relationships between parents' education and their eighth-grade students' mathematics achievement. Information from the NAEP database identified parents' educational level and students' eligibility…
Descriptors: National Competency Tests, Grade 8, Mathematics Achievement, Parent Background
Yazlik, Derya Ozlem; Erdogan, Ahmet – Online Submission, 2015
The aim of this study is to assess learner views with regard to ProbSol learning environment prepared according to problem solving steps for the teaching of "applications related to equations and inequalities". In line with this aim, the study was carried out with 15 volunteered 9th graders who are taught with ProbSol. The study is a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Problem Solving, Student Attitudes, Secondary School Students
Robitaille, Yvette Powell; Maldonado, Nancy – Online Submission, 2014
Questioning and discussion techniques are effective instructional methods that develop critical thinking and problem solving skills. Despite these positive associations, there is often inconsistent implementation of these techniques across disciplines and grade levels, often resulting in a negative effect on student achievement. This case study…
Descriptors: Questioning Techniques, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
McMillan, James H.; Turner, Amanda B. – Online Submission, 2014
This qualitative study examined elementary and middle school students' perceptions of assessment. Individual interviews were conducted with 64 students, with questions focused on their emotional reactions and thinking about classroom and large-scale assessment as related to goal orientation, self-regulation, attributions, and self-efficacy.…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Middle School Students, Student Attitudes, Student Evaluation
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