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Groman, Jennifer L. – Gifted Child Today, 2019
This article discusses bullying among the author's gifted sixth graders within their general education classes, in situations where the gifted were both victim and bully. There are few studies of the gifted child as bully. Using depth psychology, visual arts, and writing, the students constructed the bully and victim using torn paper and writing…
Descriptors: Bullying, Sleep, Journal Writing, Gifted
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Palaigeorgiou, George; Papadopoulou, Anthea – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Studies show that interactive educational video can reduce cognitive overload, guide viewers' attention, and trigger reflection; moreover, tablets can help students to increase self-directed learning, take ownership of the learning process, and collaborate with one another. In this study, we examine whether interactive video together with tablets…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Grade 5, Elementary School Students, Pretests Posttests
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Martínez-Adrián, María; Gallardo-del-Puerto, Francisco; Basterrechea, María – Language Teaching Research, 2019
The use of communication strategies (CSs) in oral and written second language (L2) production has been widely investigated (e.g. Muñoz, 2007). As for content and language integrated learning (CLIL) settings, learners seem to resort to the first language (L1) less often than in traditional foreign language instruction (e.g. Celaya & Ruiz de…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Communication Strategies, English (Second Language)
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Contreras-Soto, Amanda; Véliz-Campos, Mauricio; Véliz, Leonardo – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
Language tests are widely used in education as the primary mode of assessing students' learning. These, however, more often than not, generate high levels of anxiety in students, which, in turn, obscures the observed learning behaviours. The present study aimed to determine whether or not 6th graders' levels of test anxiety could be reduced…
Descriptors: Language Tests, Second Language Learning, Portfolios (Background Materials), Writing (Composition)
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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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Akbas, Elif Ertem; Cancan, Murat; Kiliç, Esra – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The present study aimed to examine an effective mathematics teacher's qualifications from the perspectives of secondary school students. The study was a qualitative one carried out with the descriptive model. The study was carried out with 40 students from all the four class grades of a secondary school (10 students from each class grade) in…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Effectiveness, Student Attitudes, Secondary School Students
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Salmi, Hannu; Thuneberg, Helena – Learning Environments Research, 2019
The goal of this research was to explore cognitive, self-determined learning and autonomous motivational effects in the context of a mobile science exhibition (N = 256) in Finland. The pupils were sixth-graders with an average age of 12 years 6 months. Autonomy experience, as measured by the Relative Autonomy Index (RAI), had an effect on how the…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Grade 6, Personal Autonomy, Student Attitudes
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Kirkiç, Kamil Arif – Educational Research and Reviews, 2019
English language teaching is an area that the Turkish Ministry of Education (MNE) tries to enhance with utmost priority. The 21st century, also known as the Information Age, is an era during which communication is mainly established in English. The main problem encountered by students while learning foreign languages is that teachers focus mostly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Grade 6
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Yuanyuan, Chen – English Language Teaching, 2019
Drama courses are widely set up in K-12 education in Western countries, and drama in education promotes both language acquisition and drama acting in the West. Therefore, in the current K-12 education curriculum in China, the practice of offering English drama courses is in line with the needs of students' core competencies development. Drawing on…
Descriptors: Language Proficiency, Drama, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Clinton, Virginia; Walkington, Candace – Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Two common interest-enhancement approaches in mathematics curriculum design are illustrations and personalization of problems to students' interests. The objective of these experiments is to test a variety of illustrations and personalization approaches. In the illustrations experiment, students (n = 265) were randomly assigned to lessons with…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Problem Solving, Student Attitudes, Illustrations
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Desoete, Annemie; Baten, Elke; Vercaemst, Vera; De Busschere, Ann; Baudonck, Myriam; Vanhaeke, Jennis – ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 2019
In this paper, we investigate the role of metacognitive postdiction skills, intrinsic motivation and prior proficiency in mathematics as Propensity factors within the opportunity-propensity (O-P) model of learning. We tested Belgian children from Grade 1 till 6 in January and June. The study revealed overlapping yet different predictors for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Mathematics Achievement, Prior Learning
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Affeldt, Fiona; Meinhart, Daniel; Eilks, Ingo – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2018
Practical work is an essential component of science education. However, insufficient approaches towards practical work can limit the potential it has for promoting both students' motivation and situational interest. One suggestion to solve this problem is to use alternative forms of lab instruction which are both motivating and easy to comprehend.…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Cartoons, Science Education, Chemistry
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Cox, Dannon G.; Meaney, Karen S. – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2018
A physical education instructor incorporates a teaching method known as project-based learning (PBL) in his physical education curriculum. Utilizing video-production equipment to imitate the production of a televisions show, sixth-grade students attending a charter school invited college students to share their stories about physical activity and…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Teaching Methods, Student Projects, Video Technology
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Yildirim, Gürkan – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2018
3D printers, it is possible to define these technologies as the tools that allow the production of 3D objects from different types of raw materials to be stacked in layers and to print out concrete 3D material. In this context, 3D modelling programs are very important software for 3D printers. In current research, it was aimed to determine the…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Grade 6, Secondary School Students
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Gülen, Salih – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2018
One of the tools that indicate the relationship between concepts is the volume of concept. Volume of concept is displayed that the relations between the concepts of the subject are exhibited in a meaningful harmonious and circular manner in a certain order. The purpose of this research; to be able to determine the usefulness volume of concept,…
Descriptors: Scientific Concepts, Mixed Methods Research, Structured Interviews, Concept Formation
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