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Sun-Lin, Hong-Zheng; Chiou, Guey-Fa – Educational Technology & Society, 2019
This study examined effects of gamified comparison on sixth graders' performance of algebra word problem solving and attitude toward algebra learning. Seventy-two sixth graders were invited to participate in a four-week experimental instruction and assigned to three groups: gamified comparison, comparison, and control. The results showed (1) a…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Algebra, Educational Games, Word Problems (Mathematics)
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Ginns, Diana S.; Joseph, Laurice M.; Tanaka, Marie L.; Xia, Qingqing – Contemporary School Psychology, 2019
Increasingly, school psychologists are providing services for English learners (ELs) with basic reading problems, including helping to identify appropriate supplemental instruction to help ELs acquire basic reading skills. The purpose of this paper is to present a review of experimental and quasi-experimental studies reporting on the effects of…
Descriptors: Supplementary Education, Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Reading Instruction
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Kim, Hyung Won – International Journal for Mathematics Teaching and Learning, 2018
Research demonstrates a disjuncture between the practices encouraged by teacher education programs and what teachers actually do in the classroom. It also informs us that the cognitive and social characteristics of individual teachers such as their attitudes, beliefs and knowledge contribute to their classroom practices. This qualitative study…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Secondary School Mathematics, Professional Identity
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Donker, Monika H.; van Gog, Tamara; Mainhard, M. Tim – Frontline Learning Research, 2018
Although the association between teacher-student relations, teacher emotions, and burnout has been proven on a general level, we do not know the exact processes underlying these associations. Recently there has been a call for intra-individual process measures that assess what happens from moment-to-moment in class in order to better understand…
Descriptors: Teacher Burnout, Emotional Response, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Conditions
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Gralewski, Jacek; Karwowski, Maciej – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2018
We examine the structure of implicit theories of creativity among Polish high schools teachers and the role those theories play for the accuracy of teachers' assessment of their students' creativity. Latent class analysis revealed the existence of four classes of teachers, whose perception of a creative student differed: two of these classes…
Descriptors: Creativity, Recognition (Achievement), Educational Theories, Teacher Expectations of Students
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Torres, Mario S.; Qin, Lixia – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2017
This study explored attitudes and perceptions of Chinese high school students regarding freedom of expression in their country. A survey capturing perceptions over various forms of free speech (e.g., student publication, dress code) was administered to a sample of 838, which included students from both urban and rural areas within Shaanxi Province…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Student Attitudes, Freedom of Speech
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Musu-Gillette, Lauren; de Brey, Cristobal; McFarland, Joel; Hussar, William; Sonnenberg, William; Wilkinson-Flicker, Sidney – National Center for Education Statistics, 2017
This report uses statistics to examine current conditions and changes over time in education activities and outcomes for different racial/ethnic groups in the United States. This report shows that over time, students in the racial/ethnic groups of White, Black, Hispanic, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, American Indian/Alaska…
Descriptors: Trend Analysis, Statistical Analysis, Racial Differences, Ethnic Groups
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Glander, Mark – National Center for Education Statistics, 2016
This National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) "First Look" report introduces new data for the universe of public elementary and secondary schools and agencies in the United States in school year (SY) 2014-15. Specifically, this report includes statistics that describe: (1) the numbers and types of public elementary and secondary…
Descriptors: Statistical Data, Public Schools, Elementary Schools, Secondary Schools
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Hase, Craig N.; Goldberg, Simon B.; Smith, Douglas; Stuck, Andrew; Campain, Jessica – Psychology in the Schools, 2015
A critical debate within the field of school psychology has centered on the relationship between bullying and cyberbullying in terms of prevalence, overlap, and impact. The current study sought to address the following questions: (1) Does cyberbullying create new victims or merely a new means of victimization? (2) Does cyberbullying uniquely…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, High School Students, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication
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de Oliveira Souza, Leandro; Lopes, Celi Espasandin; Pfannkuch, Maxine – Statistics Education Research Journal, 2015
The recent introduction of statistics into the Brazilian curriculum has presented a multi-problematic situation for teacher professional development. Drawing on research in the areas of teacher development and statistical inquiry, we propose a Teacher Professional Development Cycle (TPDC) model. This paper focuses on two teachers who planned a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Statistics, Mathematics Instruction, Case Studies
Afterschool Alliance, 2014
After the school bell rings, young people are learning, exploring, making and questioning. Afterschool programs have long influenced students' personal development and supported their social and emotional growth. Today, the afterschool field has enthusiastically embraced STEM as an integral part of their educational offerings. This handout…
Descriptors: After School Programs, STEM Education, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation
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Hsu, Ching-Kun; Hwang, Gwo-Jen – Interactive Learning Environments, 2014
Personal computer assembly courses have been recognized as being essential in helping students understand computer structure as well as the functionality of each computer component. In this study, a context-aware ubiquitous learning approach is proposed for providing instant assistance to individual students in the learning activity of a…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Comparative Analysis, Conventional Instruction
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Tran, Yune Kim – Multicultural Education Review, 2014
The increasing numbers of ELLs (English Language Learners) in U.S. classrooms has prioritized into building quality teacher education programs for teachers so that they have the pedagogical tools necessary to support their students. A continued focus with professional development at the local, state, and national level has gained momentum to…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Faculty Development, English Language Learners, Mixed Methods Research
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Yeager, David Scott; Trzesniewski, Kali H.; Dweck, Carol S. – Child Development, 2013
Adolescents are often resistant to interventions that reduce aggression in children. At the same time, they are developing stronger beliefs in the fixed nature of personal characteristics, particularly aggression. The present intervention addressed these beliefs. A randomized field experiment with a diverse sample of Grades 9 and 10 students (ages…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Aggression, Intervention, Personality Theories
Francis, Reni – Online Submission, 2012
The purpose of this study was to foster learning through the Multiple Intelligence Approach in achieving educational objectives across the levels of Revised Bloom's Taxonomy. Multiple intelligences approach facilitates ways for students by ensuring that curriculum and instruction validate the strengths and build on the assets that students possess…
Descriptors: Multiple Intelligences, Student Educational Objectives, Secondary School Students, Taxonomy