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Ucus, Sukran – Journal of Education and Learning, 2018
Creativity is the critical point to developing innovative and effective citizens and children in learning social studies. The purpose of this study is to explore how creativity is promoted in social studies classrooms for young children and to research teachers' opinions and interpretations of creativity in Turkish elementary schools. The study…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Creativity, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers
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Nolan, Andrea; Paatsch, Louise – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2018
Learning through play has traditionally been a central tenet in early childhood education, however, in recent times primary schools have begun to consider the benefits of introducing a play-based approach into early years classrooms to support young children's learning, especially in the areas of language and literacy. This study focuses on the…
Descriptors: Play, Early Childhood Education, Grade 1, Professional Identity
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Mangiante, Elaine Silva – Research in Science Education, 2018
The intent of national efforts to frame science education standards is to promote students' development of scientific practices and conceptual understanding for their future role as scientifically literate citizens (NRC 2012). A guiding principle of science education reform is that all students receive equitable opportunities to engage in rigorous…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Science Teachers, Urban Schools, Science Education
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McCarthey, Sarah J.; Woodard, Rebecca – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2018
The qualitative study shows how 20 teachers from 4 districts in the same state enacted mandated school-wide writing curricula. Analyses of the observations and interviews revealed that 4 teachers were faithfully following the district-adopted curriculum, 4 rejected it, and 12 teachers adapted the curriculum to meet their students' needs. The…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Writing Instruction, Faculty Development, Curriculum Development
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Eriksson, Elisabeth; Boistrup, Lisa Björklund; Thornberg, Robert – Educational Research, 2018
Background: As part of teachers' everyday classroom assessment practice, feedback can be seen as connected to the formative function of assessment, with the aim of helping students in their learning processes. Much research on teacher feedback focuses precisely on the feedback's formative quality. However, in order to strengthen our understanding…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Feedback (Response), Classroom Communication, Elementary School Teachers
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Rissanen, Inkeri; Kuusisto, Elina; Hanhimäki, Eija; Tirri, Kirsi – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This qualitative case study examines teachers' implicit meaning systems built around their core beliefs on the malleability of human qualities. Previous research has demonstrated the influence of students' implicit theories on motivation and achievement and has presented successful interventions for students. However, research on teachers'…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Systems Approach, Recall (Psychology), Interviews
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Paul-Binyamin, Ilana; Jayusi, Wurud – Intercultural Education, 2018
The current study examines the workings of a bilingual school for Jewish and Palestinian-Israeli students and its contribution towards the goal of educating for equal citizenship in Israel's multicultural society. The findings indicate that this school succeeds in advancing the notion of equal citizenship, as demonstrated in the fact that the…
Descriptors: Bilingual Schools, Jews, Arabs, Citizenship Education
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Gresham, Gina – Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
Inservice teachers, participants in a prior study on mathematics anxiety, were revisited to determine whether their levels of mathematics anxiety still existed and/or continued to change after 5 years teaching experience. A 98-item Likert-type survey, informal discussions, informal interviews, and questionnaire-guided narrative interviews were…
Descriptors: Mathematics Anxiety, Teaching Experience, Likert Scales, Questionnaires
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Prince, Johanna – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2018
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this exploratory case study was to understand how teachers, working with English Language Learners (ELLs), expanded their knowledge and instructional practices as they implemented a one-to-one iPad® program. Background: English Language Learners experience linguistic, cultural, and cognitive shifts that can be…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Case Studies, Teaching Methods, Handheld Devices
Bahadir, Elif – Online Submission, 2017
Developments in mathematics education tend to emphasize mathematics teaching with the help of activities that will allow the students to create these concepts rather than to make them memorize mathematical rules. The purpose of this study is to analyze the applicability of the application of multiplication with fingers developed by the researcher.…
Descriptors: Multiplication, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Visualization
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Ulla, Mark B. – International Journal of Instruction, 2017
The British Council introduced the English for Education College Trainers (EfECT) Project in Myanmar. This program aims to improve the English language proficiency and teacher training methodologies of all state teacher trainers. Thus, the purpose of this study was to investigate teacher perceptions and attitudes towards this program. The methods…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Language Proficiency, Questionnaires
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Boelé, Amy L. – Reading & Writing Quarterly, 2017
Using sociocultural concepts of authoritative and dialogic discourse, I sought to examine 5th-grade teachers' questioning practices during small-group reading instruction to understand the differences between groups reading text on grade level and groups reading texts below grade level. The purpose was also to examine how questions functioned for…
Descriptors: Sociocultural Patterns, Grade 5, Elementary School Teachers, Questioning Techniques
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Vilaça, Teresa – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discuss teachers' practices, barriers and facilitating factors associated with a regional school-based action-oriented sexuality education (SE) project with the use of information and communication technology. Design/methodology/approach: This qualitative research was anchored in a constructivist paradigm,…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Sex Education, Teacher Attitudes, Computer Uses in Education
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Eriksson, Elisabeth; Björklund Boistrup, Lisa; Thornberg, Robert – Research Papers in Education, 2017
The aim of the present study was to examine and categorise teachers' strategies for feedback in day-to-day communication in primary school. The different feedback categories constructed and grounded in data are applicable to feedback on learning and knowledge as well as on behavioural skills. Qualitative classroom observations were conducted in 4…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Student Evaluation
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Puasa, Kuran; Asrifan, Andi; Chen, Yan – Research in Pedagogy, 2017
This study reveals how the classroom talk was in the bilingual classroom interaction. The classroom talk comprises teacher and pupil talk--in which they cover teacher's explanation, teacher's question, teacher's feedback, and modification to teacher's speech; as well as pupil's responses and pupil's questions. The research findings show that the…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Classroom Communication, School Administration, Feedback (Response)
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