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Merç, Ati; Ersoy, Ali – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
The aim of this study is to determine the effectiveness of Google Earth (GE) application in acquiring spatial perception ability in the fourth-grade social studies course. The research was carried out in a fourth grade of a primary school in the Demirci district of Manisa Province in the year 2015-2016 using embedded experimental design. During…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Spatial Ability, Grade 4, Elementary School Students
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Hong, Jon-Chao; Hwang, Ming-Yueh; Tai, Kai-Hsin; Kuo, Yen-Chun – Interactive Learning Environments, 2016
Consequential reasoning relevant to moral development has not been effectively practised in elementary schools in Taiwan. The present study designed a "To Do or Not To Do" website for students to explore moral dilemma situations and exercise consequence-based moral reasoning. Effective data from 160 fifth-grade students were collected…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 5, Elementary School Students, Web Sites
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Al-Shareef, Samar Yahya; Al-Qarni, Reem Ali – English Language Teaching, 2016
The paper highlights the main aspects and characteristic features of teacher-teacher Wikis, which are considered to be the most effective teaching and learning tools. The research studies the effectiveness of using Wikis by teachers during collaborative lesson planning. It also traces the impact of teacher-teacher Wikis on the teachers'…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Collaborative Writing, Elementary School Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Acat, M. Bahaddin; Demiral, Hilmi; Kaya, Mehmet Fatih – International Journal of Instruction, 2016
The main purpose of this study is to measure listening comprehension skills of 5th grade school students with the help of web based system. This study was conducted on 5th grade students studying at the primary schools of Eskisehir. The scale used in the process of the study is "Web Based Listening Scale". In the process of the study,…
Descriptors: Grade 5, Listening Comprehension, Listening Skills, Elementary School Students
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Swirski, Hani; Baram-Tsabari, Ayelet – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2015
Can questions sent to Open-Educational-Resource (OER) websites such as Ask-An-Expert serve as indicators for students' interest in science? This issue was examined using an online questionnaire which included an equal number of questions about the topics "space" and "nutrition" randomly selected from three different sources: a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 5, Student Interests
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Pantaleo, Sylvia – English in Education, 2015
Explicit pedagogy that focuses on visual design and composition principles can affect students' responses to and understanding, interpretation and analysis of images, as well as the creation of their own visual representations. This article considers the why, the what, and the how of teaching various visual elements of art and design to students…
Descriptors: Visual Literacy, Semiotics, Art Education, Design
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Ramsay, Julie D. – Educational Leadership, 2014
Sixth grade language arts teacher Julie Ramsay was disheartened at her students' lack of interest in writing, so she began looking at what they were doing online to see if she could bring some of those experiences to the classroom. She saw that students enjoyed having opportunities to share their experiences with an audience and receive…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Language Arts, Student Motivation, Writing Assignments
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Karsak, H. Gulhan Orhan; Fer, Seval; Orhan, Feza – Educational Technology & Society, 2014
Academic writing, whether individual or cooperative, is an essential skill for today's graduates. However, motivating and helping students to learn to write effectively, either in cooperative or individual scenarios, poses many challenges, many of which can be overcome by technical means. The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of using…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Diaries, Writing (Composition), Writing Skills
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Peterson, Shelley Stagg; Portier, Christine – Reading Horizons, 2014
This paper examined grades 5 and 6 students' participation in wikis while writing reports on social studies topics. An analysis of eight wikis showed that students represented meanings they had constructed about their topics by engaging in knowledge telling practices (e.g., introducing, stating, or repeating information or an idea and developing…
Descriptors: Grade 5, Grade 6, Reading, Reading Instruction
Sampson, Demetrios G., Ed.; Spector, J. Michael, Ed.; Ifenthaler, Dirk, Ed.; Isaias, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
These proceedings contain the papers of the 11th International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age (CELDA 2014), October 25-27, 2014, which has been organized by the International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS) and endorsed by the Japanese Society for Information and Systems in…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Teaching Methods, Technological Literacy, Technology Uses in Education
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Lizarazo Jara, Omar Yesid – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2012
Beginner students often have difficulties using adjectives when they write descriptions in English. This article focuses on the procedures used to help my sixth grade students understand and use adjectives in the correct order by using a blog. To achieve the objective of the project I decided to implement an innovation in and out of class…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, English (Second Language)