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Karademir, Cigdem Aldan; Deveci, Ozge – Online Submission, 2019
Based on Confucius' saying "A word may change your mind, an emotion may change your life and a person may change you", our emotions affect our learning if we take life as a process of learning. Some of our learning on which we are successful and unsuccessful are student characteristics. Effective properties are one of the characteristics…
Descriptors: Early Adolescents, Secondary School Students, Student Characteristics, Mathematics Skills
Pem, Kailash – Online Submission, 2019
The research study sought to determine the effect of tailored animated motion sequences on teaching, performance and visual literacy in Biology learners. The animations were developed as per the Grade 8 Biology syllabus hence referring to the term 'tailored motion graphic's' using the ADDIE design model. This mixed-methods study included a series…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Assisted Instruction, Science Instruction, Secondary School Science
Legutko, Robert S. – Online Submission, 2019
This study employed a quantitative experimental correlational (action research) design utilizing Pearson's r correlation coefficient to determine whether or not there was a statistically significant relationship between students' socioeconomic status and having a diagnosed disability at one economically disadvantaged public, rural, co-educational…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Students with Disabilities, Rural Schools, Middle Schools
Azizah, Dinar Martia; Sugirin – Online Submission, 2019
One effort toward instilling environmental care in students is the development of environment-based supplementary reading materials. The objectives of this article are to investigate the need of junior high school students for environment-based supplementary reading materials, and to develop environment-based supplementary reading materials…
Descriptors: Junior High School Students, Supplementary Reading Materials, Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment)
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Carrabba, Colette; Farmer, Aarek – Online Submission, 2018
This quantitative study sought to compare the levels of motivation and engagement for middle school students before and after the implementation of both project-based learning and direct instruction. Student participants completed the Intrinsic Motivation Inventory [IMI] (Deci & Ryan, 2017) to assess their levels of motivation prior to and…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Projects, Direct Instruction, Student Motivation
Üztemur, Servet; Dinç, Erkan; Inel, Yusuf – Online Submission, 2018
This study aims to be an in-depth investigation, from an interpretative perspective, of eighth-year secondary school pupils' perceptions of equality, justice, and freedom--values that are considered fundamental to all democratic values. The study is designed according to the phenomenology model as a qualitative research method, and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Grade 8, Student Attitudes
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Kul, Ümit; Sevimli, Eyüp; Aksu, Zeki – Online Submission, 2018
The present study offers a comparative analysis of mathematics questions placed in Turkish and Canadian school textbooks in terms of cognitive process and knowledge dimension as well as the question types. In order to get the required data, eight textbooks were analyzed respectively. Document analysis was conducted to collect the data from these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Textbooks, Textbook Content, Taxonomy
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
Osmanoglu, Devrim Erginsoy; Toksun, Selma Erdagi – Online Submission, 2018
Emotions serve a function of preparing individuals' psychological responses to various situations by affecting their decisions in every part of their lives. Cognitive emotion regulation processes lead individuals to identify their priorities and to make life plans and to act in accordance with these plans. In much of the research focusing on…
Descriptors: Self Control, Metacognition, Middle School Students, Emotional Response
Korkmaz, Ozan; Ilhan, Tahsin; Bardakci, Salih – Online Submission, 2018
The overall objective of this study was to investigate self-efficacy, locus of control, and academic procrastination as predictors of academic achievement in students identified as gifted or non-gifted. Another purpose of the study was to analyze whether there was a difference between the self-efficacy, locus of control, and academic…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Locus of Control, Academic Achievement, Gifted
Gülen, Salih – Online Submission, 2018
The purpose of this research is the determination of the effect of the activities of the planetarium on students' views, three-dimensional thinking skills and academic achievement. Mixed method was used in the research. The embedded pattern is preferred because qualitative data are supported by quantitative data that was used a single group…
Descriptors: Recreational Facilities, Astronomy, Science Education, Science Activities
Akdemir, Elif – Online Submission, 2018
Being part of the German didactic tradition, reflective thinking was first coined by Wilhelm von Humboldt two-century ago. Reflective thinking helps individuals to develop strategies in order to overcome the problems that they encounter. Investigating the reflective thinking skills of students for problem solving is important to identify students…
Descriptors: Reflection, Thinking Skills, Problem Solving, Middle School Students