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Sahin, Senar Alkin; Tunca, Nihal; Altinkurt, Yahya; Yilmaz, Kürsad – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2016
The purpose of this study is to determine the relationship between the professional values and critical thinking disposition of science-technology and mathematics teachers working in middle schools. The survey research method was employed in the study. The sample of the study is comprised of 193 teachers (90 science-technology and 103 mathematics…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Middle School Teachers
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Fung, Dennis Chun-Lok; To, Helen; Leung, Kit – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2016
The objective of this study was to determine whether the incorporation of group work in a teaching intervention can effectively foster students' critical thinking skills. Building upon Kuhn's critical thinking model, the research involved comparison of pretest and post-test results for 140 secondary four (10th grade) students in Hong Kong on two…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Skill Development, Group Discussion
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Aksu, Gökhan; Koruklu, Nermin – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2015
Problem Statement: One of the main goals of education is to nurture individuals who know and improve themselves; who is well educated and have scientific perspective; who have developed communal coherency level; who are active, democratic and respectful to human rights. At the present time, according to an up to date mentality in mathematics…
Descriptors: Vocational High Schools, Computer Software, Mathematics Achievement, Student Attitudes
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Demirdag, Seyithan – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
High school teachers experience difficulties while providing effective teaching approaches in their classrooms. Some of the difficulties are associated with the lack of classroom management skills and critical thinking abilities. This quantitative study includes non-random selection of the participants and aims to examine critical thinking…
Descriptors: Correlation, Critical Thinking, Classroom Techniques, Foreign Countries