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Martins, Marina; Justi, Rosária – International Journal of Science Education, 2019
The aims of this paper are twofold. First, we present, justify, and characterise an instrument for analysing students' argumentative reasoning developed from Walton's ideas. Then, from the analysis of students' argumentative discussion about a socio-scientific controversy, we identify the advantages and disadvantages of using the instrument. The…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Abstract Reasoning, Debate, Science and Society
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Thomas, Kendra J.; Moreira de Cunha, Josafá; Americo de Souza, Denise; Santo, Jonathan – Educational Psychology, 2019
Recent research has established the importance of children and adolescents developing a growth mindset for future success and motivation. This research tests believes about fairness, adult trust, and school climate that are theoretically foundational for establishing a cognitive connection between effort and outcome. Regressions and MANOVAS were…
Descriptors: Ethics, Trust (Psychology), Educational Environment, Justice
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de Carvalho, Vinícius; Martins, Victor Hugo; Fabris, Luís Victor Muller; Muller, Marcia; Fabris, José Luís – Physics Education, 2019
This work shows the production steps of two optical fibre sensing setups which were specially designed for the activities of the 2018 Photonics Lab Open Day realized at the Federal University of Technology-Paraná in Brazil as a celebration of the first International Day of Light (16 May). The systems are based on the sensing properties of fibre…
Descriptors: Optics, Physics, Science Instruction, High School Students
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Ramm, Julia G.; Dorscheid, Gabryel L.; Passos, Camila. G.; Sirtori, Carla – Journal of Chemical Education, 2018
The general objective of this study was to analyze the development and implementation process of a waste management project (WMP) at a public school in the city of Porto Alegre in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, that offers a course for chemistry technicians. To that end, an initial diagnostic analysis of the commonly produced waste from…
Descriptors: Program Development, Wastes, Sanitation, Science Instruction
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da Cunha Moreira, Thaline; Ambiel, Rodolfo A. M. – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2018
This study aimed to test a theoretical model of self-efficacy applied to the context of professional choice, verifying the sources of self-efficacy as predictors of self-efficacy beliefs and self-efficacy beliefs as antecedents of vocational exploratory behavior. A total of 388 high school students from public and private schools in the state of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Career Choice, Predictor Variables
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Daltio, Eva; Gama, José; França, George; Prata, David; Veloso, Gentil – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2018
This paper analysis the relationship between smartphones and social networks as compatible technologies with the school's pedagogical demands in the 21st century. In the classroom there are some challenges imposed by their own dynamics, these analyses aims to highlight the potential of teaching and learning productivity and the contribution of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Social Media
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de Araujo, Thábyta Silva; Barbosa Filho, Valter Cordeiro; Gubert, Fabiane do Amaral; de Almeida, Paulo César; Martins, Mariana Cavalcante; Carvalho, Queliane Gomes da Silva; Costa, Ana Cristina Pereira de Jesus; Vieira, Neiva Francenely Cunha – Journal of School Nursing, 2018
This study aimed to evaluate sociodemographic, behavioral, and individual factors associated with body image perception in a sample of adolescents from schools in low Human Development Index areas in Brazil. This cross-sectional study included 609 boys and 573 girls (aged 11-17 years). Body image perception (nine-silhouettes scale) and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Self Concept, Body Composition
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de Toledo e Toledo, Neila; Knijnik, Gelsa; Valero, Paola – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 2018
The pedagogical principle "learning by research" guides the current curriculum in agricultural high schools in Brazil. A problematization of the principle shows how (1) it feeds into current neoliberal and corporate agendas in the education sector, and (2) it associates mathematical formalism and abstraction as necessary conditions for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High Schools, Neoliberalism, Agricultural Education
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Sampaio Figueiredo, Helenara Regina; Batista, Irinéa de Lourdes – REDIMAT - Journal of Research in Mathematics Education, 2018
This article summarizes the preparation and the results of a study, which aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of the historical-philosophical approach in teaching trigonometry in association with the detection of cognitive values, as presented by Lacey (1998). On this association lies the theoretical innovation of the work. To conduct the survey,…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Trigonometry, High School Students, Student Attitudes
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Tennant, Rachel; Li, Chieh; Kruger, Louis; Leite, Soraia – Higher Education Studies, 2018
This study investigated the perceived sources of support and stress of Brazilian immigrant adolescents living in the United States. The sample was comprised of 62 Brazilian immigrant adolescents between the ages of 14 and 19 (M = 16.55, SD = 1.31). The study also explored how these individuals cope with stress and how they help their friends.…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Freehand Drawing, Coping, Stress Variables
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de Lima Zanella, Marisa – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2017
This paper reports a study on politeness strategies of Brazilian Portuguese speakers and American English speakers regarding their responses to compliments. The aim of this research is to gain an insight into the politeness characteristics of Brazilian Portuguese speakers by analyzing how Brazilian students react when receiving compliments. It…
Descriptors: Portuguese, Contrastive Linguistics, North American English, Language Variation
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Breda, Adriana; Pino-Fan, Luis Roberto; Font, Vicenç – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2017
The objective of this study is to demonstrate that the criteria of didactical suitability, proposed by the theoretical framework known as the Onto-Semiotic Approach (OSA) of mathematical knowledge and instruction, are powerful tools for organizing the reflection and assessment of instruction processes carried out by mathematics teachers. To this…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Criteria, Evaluation, Case Studies
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Dias, Alfrancio; de Oliveira, Danilo Araujo; Cruz, Maria Helena Santana; Amorim, Simone Silveira – International Education Studies, 2017
The aim of this text is to analyse how the themes of body, gender and sexuality have been positioned in the Political-Pedagogical Project, a document that provides guidelines for all educational actions in a school, in a public state school located in the city of Aracaju (SE). We have adopted a post-critical and post-structuralist perspective,…
Descriptors: Human Body, Gender Differences, Sexuality, High School Students
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de Barros, Ana Paula Rodrigues Magalhães; Simmt, Elaine; Maltempi, Marcus Vinicius – Journal of Online Learning Research, 2017
The use of technological resources has the potential to make viable new and less traditional methodologies of teaching that take into account student differences. Blended learning can be a way to rethink classes so that students have more freedom in their processes of learning. The goal of this article is to understand a blended learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High Schools, Blended Learning, Technology Uses in Education
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Sánchez, Inmaculada Arnedillo, Ed.; Isaías, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2017
These proceedings contain the papers and posters of the 13th International Conference on Mobile Learning 2017, which was organised by the International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS), in Budapest, Hungary, April 10-12, 2017. The Mobile Learning 2017 Conference seeks to provide a forum for the presentation and…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology
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