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Kwon, Kyungbin; Shin, Suhkyung; Brush, Thomas A.; Glazewski, Krista D.; Edelberg, Thomas; Park, Su Jin; Khlaif, Zuheir; Nadiruzzaman, Hamid; Alangari, Husa – Interactive Learning Environments, 2018
This study examined the types of learning behaviors students demonstrated while performing inquiry tasks. It also explored the relationship between the learning behaviors and students' domain knowledge. We observed fourteen students in five groups during a ninth-grade biology course. Three types of learning behaviors (inquiry, collaborative, and…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Problem Based Learning, Cooperative Learning, Grade 9
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Yenmez, Arzu Aydogan; Özpinar, Ilknur; Gökçe, Semirhan – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
WebQuests are designed to ensure meaningful learning by combining technology with a constructivist approach in the classroom setting. This study aims to examine the effect of WebQuests used in instruction on students' academic achievements and the student and teacher opinions on WebQuests. The participants of this study using the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Academic Achievement, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes
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Seglem, Robyn; Bonner, Sarah – Middle School Journal, 2016
This article highlights an inquiry project in an eighth-grade ELA class in a rural middle school. Using the novel "Monster" by Walter Dean Myers, we encouraged students to form questions relating the text to the larger world. To begin the unit, students participated in three anchor activities over a three-week period. Students blogged…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Grade 9, Rural Schools, Middle School Students
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Ranker, Jason – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2015
In this article, the author presents examples of two ninth-grade students' literacy processes as they used blogs and digital video (amongst other media) to inquire into the subject matter of fast food. The author discusses the students' uses of these focal media through the concept of affordances, a concept that refers to the distinct…
Descriptors: Grade 9, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Diaries
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Bohlin, Gustav; Höst, Gunnar E. – International Journal of Science Education, Part B: Communication and Public Engagement, 2015
The present study explores the extent and precision of evolutionary explanations for antibiotic resistance in communication directed toward the Swedish public. Bacterial resistance develops through evolutionary mechanisms and knowledge of these helps to explain causes underlying the growing prevalence of resistant strains, as well as important…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Evolution, Drug Therapy, Communicable Diseases
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Muir, Tracey – Mathematics Education Research Journal, 2014
Today's students increasingly engage in online environments, with ready access to digital resources and mobile technologies. While much of this activity is socially motivated, the internet is also a source of knowledge for students and frequently accessed for school assignments, projects and assessment purposes. As mathematics continues to be…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Tutoring, Search Engines, Online Searching
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Hanuscin, Deborah L.; Cheng, Ya-Wen; Rebello, Carina; Sinha, Somnath; Muslu, Nilay – Journal of Teacher Education, 2014
Increasingly, teacher leadership is being recognized as an essential ingredient in education reforms; however, few teachers consider themselves leaders. Becoming a leader is not just acquiring knowledge and skills for leadership, but developing a new "professional identity." As teachers become leaders, however, this identity might put…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Grade 9, Science Teachers
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Annetta, Leonard; Vallett, David; Fusarelli, Bonnie; Lamb, Richard; Cheng, Meng-Tzu; Holmes, Shawn; Folta, Elizabeth; Thurmond, Brandi – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2014
The purpose of this study was to examine the effect Serious Educational Games (SEGs) had on student interest in science in a federally funded game-based learning project. It can be argued that today's students are more likely to engage in video games than they are to interact in live, face-to-face learning environments. With a keen eye on…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Science Instruction, Student Interests, Learning Activities
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Huang, Hsi-Yu; Wu, Hui-Ling; She, Hsiao-Ching; Lin, Yu-Ren – Educational Technology & Society, 2014
This study investigated how the different discussion approaches in Facebook influenced students' scientific knowledge acquisition and the nature of science (NOS) views. Two eighth- and two ninth-grade classes in a Taiwanese junior high school participated in the study. In two of the classes students engaged in synchronous discussion, and in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Junior High School Students, Grade 8, Grade 9
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Lee, Chun-Yi; Chen, Ming-Jang; Chang, Wen-Long – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2014
The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of solution methods and question prompts on generalization and justification of non-routine problem solving for Grade 9 students. The learning activities are based on the context of the frog jumping game. In addition, related computer tools were used to support generalization and justification of…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Problem Solving, Computer Games, Educational Technology
Sevensma, Kara – ProQuest LLC, 2013
In today's digital world the Internet is becoming an increasingly predominant resource for science information, rapidly eclipsing the traditional science textbook in content area classrooms (Lawless & Schrader, 2008). The shift challenges researchers, educators, administrators, and policy makers to reconsider what it means to read and…
Descriptors: Science Education, Secondary School Science, Secondary School Students, Grade 9
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Meerbaum-Salant, Orni; Armoni, Michal; Ben-Ari, Mordechai – Computer Science Education, 2013
Scratch is a visual programming environment that is widely used by young people. We investigated if Scratch can be used to teach concepts of computer science (CS). We developed learning materials for middle-school students that were designed according to the constructionist philosophy of Scratch and evaluated them in a few schools during two…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Middle School Students, Programming Languages, Taxonomy
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Schechter, Amy; Denmon, Jennifer M. – Voices from the Middle, 2012
Many teachers find it difficult to encourage their students to write in class, yet writing is becoming increasingly important in academic and workplace settings. Students are already writing through cell phone texting, gaming systems, and social networking sites every day, but these resources go largely untapped in many English language arts…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Content Area Writing, Student Motivation, Motivation Techniques
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Castro, Juan Carlos – Studies in Art Education: A Journal of Issues and Research in Art Education, 2012
Social media practices are increasingly woven into the everyday lives of teens and adults, becoming a significant part of how they relate, know, and learn. In this article, I present findings from a design-based research study that explored how the dynamics of learning and teaching art shift through social media. Learning and teaching through…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Web Sites, Art Education, Electronic Learning
Carver, Diane – Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers (J3), 2012
Getting students to learn new technology skills can be a challenge. After all, they know everything about computers and the Internet, right? Ninth grade students in Mrs. Aszklar's Digital Media Tools ("Digitools") class at Spanaway Junior High in Washington state quickly discovered they might not know as much as they thought. From…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Internet, Employees, Computer Games
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