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Cruz, Jasmine M.; Wilson, Aaron T.; Wang, Xiaohui – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2019
Mathematical dispositions (MD) and self-efficacy for teaching mathematics (SEFTM) are important elements of teachers? beliefs that significantly influence their behaviors and educational practices in the classroom. This study looked at relationships between pre-service teachers? (PSTs) MD and their SEFTM in connection with other descriptors…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Self Efficacy, Student Attitudes
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Agarwal, Pooja K. – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2019
The development of students' higher order learning is a critical component of education. For decades, educators and scientists have engaged in an ongoing debate about whether higher order learning can only be enhanced by building a base of factual knowledge (analogous to Bloom's taxonomy) or whether higher order learning can be enhanced directly…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Taxonomy, Middle School Students, College Students
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Güler, Mustafa; Çelik, Derya – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2019
There is a growing emphasis in the teaching profession on pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) as an important knowledge component. The study reported in this article investigates Turkish prospective mathematics teachers' mathematics teaching knowledge in the numbers content domain. A series of 10 open-ended scenario-type questions were adopted to…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Preservice Teacher Education
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Moser, Kelly M.; Ivy, Jessica; Hopper, Peggy F. – Middle School Journal, 2019
Education for young adolescents must be challenging, relevant, integrative, and exploratory. Integrative teaching (e.g., interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary, cross-disciplinary, etc.) benefits middle-level learners as it potentially increases student engagement, motivation, and achievement. It provides learners with the opportunity to synthesize…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Course Content, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learner Engagement
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Howell, Penny B.; Rintamaa, Margaret; Faulkner, Shawn; DiCicco, Mike – Teacher Educator, 2019
Utilizing technology to connect three geographically separate institutions within the same state and drawing on Bhabba, and Zeichner's notions of third space, four teacher educators developed an opportunity for the middle-level teacher candidates from each university to simultaneously observe a live classroom teaching event virtually while…
Descriptors: Teacher Collaboration, Teacher Educators, Preservice Teachers, Virtual Classrooms
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Krajcevski, Milé; Sears, Ruthmae – International Journal for Mathematics Teaching and Learning, 2019
In this paper, we demonstrate how atypical visual representations of a triangle, square or a parallelogram may hinder students' understanding of a median and altitude. We analyze responses and reasoning given by 16 preservice middle school teachers in a Geometry Connection class. Particularly, the data were garnered from three specific questions…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Education, Visualization, Misconceptions
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Irvine, Jeff – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2019
One of the primary goals of teacher education is to aid preservice candidates in formulating a personal philosophy of teaching that is research-based. Teacher candidates should recognize that their philosophy of teaching and learning must be grounded in research-affirmed theory, certain dimensions of which (e.g., motivation) are critical to…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Theories, Models, Preservice Teachers
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Shen, Jianping; Ma, Xin; Gao, Xingyuan; Bierlien Palmer, Louann; Poppink, Sue; Burt, Walter; Leneway, Robert; McCrumb, Dennis; Pearson, Charles; Rainey, Mark; Reeves, Patricia; Wegenke, Gary – Educational Studies, 2019
In this study, we developed and validated an instrument that researchers can use to measure the collective effort of principals and teachers who excise their own unique leadership to generate (integrated) school leadership. Based on 644 teachers, we found sound psychometric properties of the scales of the instrument and the instrument as a whole.…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Teacher Leadership, Predictor Variables, Academic Achievement
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Raje, Sonali – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2019
Cross-connections between the sciences and mathematics are emphasized through the Next Generation Science Standards and the Common Core State Standards in the United States. One topic that is a common bridge between math and science is the concept of measurement and unit conversions in the metric/English system. This article uses a mixed-methods…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, College Science, Metric System, Scientific Literacy
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Konur, Kader Birinci – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2019
The purpose of the study is to evaluate the effects of chemistry activities applied in summer science camp on secondary school students. Action research was used in the study as the method. The sample of the study consists of 48 7th grade students who study at elementary school in Çayeli district of Rize province, in Turkey. Each week 24 students…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Camps, Science Instruction, Science Activities
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Norton, Evan; Li, Yingkui; Mason, Lisa Reyes; Washington-Allen, Robert A. – Education Sciences, 2019
A critical component of environmental education is to ensure student understanding and use of available technologies to better experience and analyze spatially distributed features of the environment. Combining mobile technologies with geographic information systems in field data collection may provide a unique opportunity for students to feel…
Descriptors: Spatial Ability, Geographic Information Systems, Data Collection, Learner Engagement
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Boz-Yaman, Burçak; Yigit Koyunkaya, Melike – Acta Didactica Napocensia, 2019
Learning and teaching function transformation has a significant place since it provides new opportunities for learners to use, reflect and discover knowledge related to the concept of function. This study's main goals related to the importance of learning function transformation are to examine pre-service mathematics teachers' (PMTs) mental…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Teachers, Transformations (Mathematics)
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Ault, Melinda Jones; Spriggs, Amy D.; Bausch, Margaret E.; Courtade, Ginevra R. – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2019
The University of Kentucky provides an alternative certification program to prepare teacher candidates in moderate and severe disabilities. Observations occur every semester that candidates are in the 2-year program and must be conducted all across Kentucky, often many miles away from campus. University researchers placed cameras in the classrooms…
Descriptors: Synchronous Communication, Preservice Teachers, Alternative Teacher Certification, Special Education
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Kelly, Sean; Zhang, Yuan; Northrop, Laura; VanDerHeide, Jen; Dunn, Mandie; Caughlan, Samantha – Teacher Education Quarterly, 2018
This article reports results from a study of teacher beliefs among a panel of English and language arts teachers at three universities as the pre-service teachers entered methodological coursework and internships. Using a new assessment tool, the Developmental Instruction Assessment Battery (DIAB), along with a discrete choice task and one-on-one…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Preservice Teachers, Language Arts, English Teachers
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Terrell, Dianna Gahlsdorf; Wasielewski, Laura M. – School-University Partnerships, 2018
This work underscores how English Language Arts (ELA) faculty and school administrators in middle schools can partner with area colleges and universities to mine available data generated from high stakes writing assessments, and to answer teachers' questions about students' attitudes to writing. We first discuss the nature of the writing…
Descriptors: Professional Development Schools, College School Cooperation, Middle School Students, Writing Skills
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