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Gözpinar, Halis – Online Submission, 2019
As schools across Turkey are starting to diversify, the need within the Turkish education system to educate the overwhelmingly large influx refugees from neighboring countries becomes an ever more prominent and pressing issue. This study is qualitative in nature, and provides information by using multiple sources of data. It aims to examine how…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Ezeugbor, Carol Obiageli; Victor, Akinfolarin Akinwale – Online Submission, 2018
The inability of teachers to timely cover the scheme of work, students' truancy and persistent lateness to school, poor attitude towards teaching and learning, activities of cultism and frequent conflicts among secondary school students in Enugu State prompted this study to determine the administrators' managerial competencies for sustainable…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, Human Resources, Administrator Effectiveness
Valentine, Keri D.; Jensen, Lucas J. – Online Submission, 2018
The case study research reported in this paper followed the iterative design trajectory of youth game designers (ages 11-17) in a week-long summer game design camp, focused on the fundamentals of video game design. Drawing on data from a daily conceptual pitch and feedback activity, the research team traced the iterative design trajectory for one…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Summer Programs, Educational Games, Design
Merilainen, Raija; Isacsson, Annica; Olson, Susan – Online Submission, 2018
Finland continues to lead the world in the global Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) results (Ministry of Education and Culture, 2016). Much has been written about Finland's common basic curriculum for all (grades one to nine), however little has been shared regarding Finland's secondary vocational education programs. Finland has…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Vocational Education, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students
Montgomery, Alexandra – Online Submission, 2018
The purpose of this study was to explore the anxiety and stress-reducing effects of drawing, using different drawing materials by promoting the development of student confidence. The drawing activities were designed to foster the exploration of identity, emotion, and sense of self, while encouraging the exploration of materials and mark making.…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Stress Management, Art Education, Studio Art
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Montebon, Darryl Roy T. – Online Submission, 2018
Sustainable development is a "durable development" that is systematic and long-term development of countries ensuring strong relationship between societal and environmental security with economic progress. The concept of sustainable development is essential for pre-service teachers to realize because the country is on its way to progress…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Sustainable Development, Misconceptions
Chinenye, Thompson Chidinma; Victor, Akinfolarin Akinwale – Online Submission, 2018
The study assessed the contributions of school based management committees (SBMC) in improving secondary education in Ondo State, Nigeria. The study was guided by two research questions. The descriptive survey design was adopted for the study. The target population comprised principals and teachers in public secondary schools in Ondo State.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Improvement, Secondary Education, School Based Management
Lockwood, James; Mooney, Aidan – Online Submission, 2018
Computational Thinking has been described as an essential skill which everyone should learn and can therefore include in their skill set. Seymour Papert (Papert, 1980) is credited as concretising Computational Thinking in 1980 but Jeanette Wing (Wing, 2006) popularised the term in 2006 and brought it to the international community's attention.…
Descriptors: Computation, Thinking Skills, Logical Thinking, Secondary Education
Özsoy, Nesrin; Akkaya, Yildiz; Tosun, Tugba; Umurbek, Merve; Güçlü, Murat; Eray, Fatma – Online Submission, 2018
"Values Education", which added to Mathematics Teaching Program at the Turkish Academic Year of 2017-2018, is revised and updated as "Our Values" on January of 2018. "Our Values" based on a grown value system that aims to maintain the existence of societies preserve the unity and togetherness of societies and have the…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Secondary School Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Dramatics