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Carey, Roderick L. – Education and Urban Society, 2018
As educators and service providers in urban schools encourage student college going at higher rates than ever, policy and practice on school improvement discourses would benefit from incorporating students' perspectives underlying family-based, "college-going dilemmas" that frame their college preparation. This qualitative article…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Males, African American Students, Hispanic American Students
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Oswald, Marietjie; Rabie, Erika – Gifted Education International, 2017
In this article, we report the findings of a qualitative, collective case study exploring the academic experiences of six grade 11 gifted students in two schools in diverse socio-economic communities in rural Western South Africa. Gifted students represent an important component of a nation's intellectual capital. They possess the qualities needed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 11, Secondary School Students, Academically Gifted
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Chonkaew, Patcharee; Sukhummek, Boonnak; Faikhamta, Chatree – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2016
The purpose of this study was to investigate the analytical thinking abilities and attitudes towards science learning of grade-11 students through science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education integrated with a problem-based learning in the study of stoichiometry. The research tools consisted of a pre- and post-analytical…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Critical Thinking, Cognitive Ability, Student Attitudes
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Sever, Mustafa; Soguksu, A. Fulya; Türe, Ersin; Koçmar, Yonca; Olgun, Müge; Üçüncü, Nergiz; Öztürk, Inci – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2016
Being a student describes a multi-component reality with both individualistic and social inclusions. How this reality is established and how subjects position themselves in their current educational environments historically, culturally, and sociologically are one of the most controversial topics of educational sciences. Therefore, this study…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Phenomenology, Student Attitudes, Semi Structured Interviews
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Spektor-Levy, Ornit; Aloni, Oshra; Zion, Michal – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The novelty of this study is rooted in the uniqueness of its setting: Informal, in school, Mini Science Museum that is managed by high school students who also develop teaching materials and guide the visitors. The phenomenological study presented here followed, over a period of 9 months, a group of 11 students that served as the museum's…
Descriptors: High School Students, Science Instruction, Museums, Teaching Methods
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Ferreira, Ana – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2016
This article examines the discursive positions South African high school students take up in response to a teaching intervention that invites them to historicize their identities. It thus seeks to contribute to the growing body of education research on how to meaningfully engage young people in post-conflict societies with their recent past.…
Descriptors: High School Students, Intervention, Teaching Methods, History
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Meyer, Kimberly; Wurdinger, Scott – Journal of Educational Issues, 2016
This research aimed to examine students' perceptions of their life skills while attending project-based learning (PBL) schools. The study focused on three questions including: (1) What are students' perceptions of their development of life skills in project-based learning schools?; (2) In what ways, if any, do students perceive an increase in…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Daily Living Skills, Student Projects, Skill Development
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Fisette, Jennifer L.; Walton, Theresa A. – Journal of Educational Research, 2015
The authors argue for creating a context within education where teachers can utilize critical pedagogical practices to explicate the hidden curriculum, explore students' sense of self and embodied identities, and engage students to empower themselves to speak up and take action about issues of embodiment and their understanding of social…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Social Change, Human Body, Hidden Curriculum
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Karabag, S. Gulin – European Journal of Educational Research, 2015
In this article, a teaching strategy which not only blends yesterday and today in a meaningful way but also powerfully integrates literacy and history will be examined. Firstly Readers' Theatre as a technique will be introduced. Secondly, the usage guidelines of Readers' Theatre will be presented. Finally the opinions of secondary school students…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Theater Arts, Grade 11, Secondary School Students
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Wolfensberger, Balz; Canella, Claudia – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2015
This paper reports a predominantly qualitative classroom study on cooperative learning about nature of science (NOS) using a case from the history of science. The purpose of the research was to gain insight into how students worked with the historical case study during cooperative group work, how students and teachers assessed the teaching unit,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Cooperative Learning, Case Studies
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Athan, Athit; Srisa-ard, Boonchom; Suikraduang, Arun – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
The aim of this work is to develop and investigate the model for assessing learning management on the enrichment science classrooms in the upper secondary education of the Development and Promotion of Science and Technology Talents Project in Thailand. Using the research methodologies with the four phases: to investigate the background of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Instruction, Secondary School Science, Enrichment
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Radakovic, Nenad – Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, 2015
Research in mathematics education stresses the importance of content knowledge in solving authentic tasks in statistics and in risk-based decision making. Existing research supports the claim that students rely on content knowledge and context expertise to make sense of data. In this article, however, I present evidence that the relationship…
Descriptors: High School Students, Decision Making Skills, Risk Assessment, Student Attitudes
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Aguiar, Fernando Henrique Rezende; Conceição, Maria Inês Gandolfo – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2015
This qualitative study investigates underprivileged students' perceptions of their future, their health, and the relevance of a career counseling process. Interviews regarding career guidance were conducted during a workshop with nine eleventh-grade students from a public high school in Brazil's capital. The data were analyzed according to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Guidance, Health Promotion, Adolescents
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Lim, Siew Yee; Chapman, Elaine – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 2015
For decades, educators have advocated using history of mathematics in mathematics classrooms. Empirical research on the efficacy of this practice, however, is scarce. A quasi-experiment was used to investigate the effects of using history as a tool to teach mathematics on grade 11 students' mathematics achievement. Effects in three affective…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction, History, Teaching Methods
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Ismail, Sadiq Abdulwahed Ahmed – English Language Teaching, 2015
Developing an appropriate competence in reading in English as a second language is a key factor for subsequent academic success. This study investigated second language reading anxiety of secondary school students. A questionnaire was distributed to 72 female students and focus-group interviews were conducted with 19 volunteer students. Overall…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Grammar
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