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Dogan, Midrabi Cihangir; Vatansever Bayraktar, Hatice; Kadioglu Ates, Hatice – Online Submission, 2019
This study aims at analyzing primary school teachers' opinions on cursive writing and their metaphorical perceptions. The study is a qualitative research. Semistructured interview method was employed to identify opinions of the teachers more clearly. The study group of the research study consisted of primary school teachers who worked at public…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Handwriting, Figurative Language
Sahin, Ahmet – Online Submission, 2018
The aim of this study is to determine the opinions primary school administrators and teachers on humor climates in primary schools. The study was modeled as a convergent parallel design, one of the mixed methods. The data gathered from 253 administrator questionnaires, and 651 teacher questionnaires was evaluated for the quantitative part of the…
Descriptors: Humor, Likert Scales, Questionnaires, Administrator Attitudes
Atai, Mahmoodreza; Babaii, Esmat; Isavi, Ebrahim – Online Submission, 2018
With the advent of globalization, especially in its third phase (see Robertson, 2003), global relations of domination have undermined abuse of power at national and local levels (Fairclough, 2001). Global ELT textbooks, as corollaries of the globalization process, are not immune to the embedment of discriminatory discourses, as various studies…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Nursery Rhymes
Kadioglu Ates, Hatice; Afat, Nuket – Online Submission, 2018
The objective of the present study is to identify the language development process, early literacy experiences and educational problems of an early reader identified as gifted. The research method was determined as a case study in line with this objective. The research was structured on the experiences of a fourth-grade male student born in 2010…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Language Acquisition, Gifted, Grade 4
Kadioglu Ates, Hatice – Online Submission, 2018
Metaphors help understand how the meanings investigated are perceived (Cerit, 2008; Rizvanoglu, 2007). As may be seen from these statements, metaphors may be regarded as an important tool for identifying the perceptions of teachers and parents of the gifted children. Therefore, this study aims to explore the perceptions of teachers and parents of…
Descriptors: Gifted, Teacher Attitudes, Parent Attitudes, Figurative Language
Ütkür, Nur – Online Submission, 2018
Students can find elements from life in one of the elementary school courses, life sciences. For this reason, it is important that the quality of the activities in this course. The aim of this study is classification of activities in textbooks of primary school life sciences taught in 2016-2017 academic year in our country. Document analysis…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Textbooks, Elementary School Science, Textbook Content