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Kapoor, Dip – Educational Action Research, 2019
Dalit (the 'downtrodden') students continue to experience caste-based discrimination, humiliation and dehumanization; illegal practices that are being reproduced in the school system in the state of Odisha, India. Based on a research study organized by the Center for Research and Development Solidarity, an adivasi (original dweller/Scheduled…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Social Discrimination, Tribes, Indians
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Morrow, Virginia; Boyden, Jo – Developmental Psychology, 2019
The papers making up this Special Section reveal important findings and begin to fill gaps in existing literature about children's and young people's understanding and developing beliefs about socio-economic inequality and poverty. We draw on our research experience with children growing up in poverty in Ethiopia, India, Peru, and Vietnam (Young…
Descriptors: Poverty, Social Differences, Sociology, Anthropology
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Soni, Akanksha; Kumari, Santha – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2017
The present study investigated the antecedents and consequences of children's math anxiety and math attitude. A total of 595 students aged 10 to 15¬†years (5th to 10th grades) and 1 parent of each (mother or father) participated in the study. The study was conducted in India, with the study sample drawn from schools in South-West Punjab. Math…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Parent Influence, Mathematics Anxiety
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Tyagi, Tarun Kumar – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2016
The relationship between mathematical creativity (MC) and mathematical problem-solving performance (MP) has often been studied but the causal relation between these two constructs has yet to be clearly reported. The main purpose of this study was to define the causal relationship between MC and MP. Data from a representative sample of 480…
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Creativity, Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction
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Eichhorn, Melinda S. – Global Education Review, 2016
Only six states in India currently identify learning disabilities as a category of disability. This article highlights the challenges students with math learning disabilities face in their transition from secondary school to higher secondary education and Bachelor of Commerce degree programs in the state of Maharashtra. While the current…
Descriptors: Mathematics Anxiety, Learning Disabilities, Mathematics Instruction, Postsecondary Education
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Subramanian, Jayasree – Intercultural Education, 2015
In this paper, situated in the context of elementary and secondary school mathematics curriculum in India, I argue that centrally determined uniform curriculum would have very little to offer a large majority of students in a country that is diverse in many ways.
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Multilingualism, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students
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Siahi, Evans Atsiaya; Maiyo, Julius K. – International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies, 2015
The studies on the correlation of academic achievement have paved way for control and manipulation of related variables for quality results in schools. In spite of the facts that schools impart uniform classroom instructions to all students, wide range of difference is observed in their academic achievement. The study sought to determine the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Study Habits, Academic Achievement, Case Studies
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Stephens, Maria; Warren, Laura K.; Harner, Ariana L. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2015
The "Comparative Indicators of Education" report series has been published on a biennial basis since it began in 2002, although this year's is the first to expand its focus to the G-20 countries, having previously been focused on the G-8 countries. "Comparative Indicators of Education in the United States and Other G-20 Countries:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Indicators, Global Approach, International Assessment
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Mohanty, Atasi; Das, Swati Preeti – SAGE Open, 2015
The objective of the study was to examine the performance characteristics and differences between English and Oriya medium school children on various cognitive processing, reading, academic achievement, and teacher perception measures. The sample consists of 243 schoolchildren, 120 from Grade IV and 123 from Grade VII from three different schools…
Descriptors: Teaching Styles, Cognitive Processes, Language of Instruction, Academic Achievement
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Murray, Nancy; Tietjen, Karen – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2014
From 2000 to 2011, the number of children out of school worldwide has decreased from 102 million to 57 million--a reduction of almost 50 percent (Millennium Development Goals Report, 2013). However, many children in developing countries do not complete primary or secondary cycles once they enroll; out of the 137 million children who entered first…
Descriptors: Dropout Prevention, Intervention, Dropout Rate, Elementary School Students
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Kumar, S. Praveen; Raja, B. William Dharma – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2012
The ability to do arithmetic calculations is essential to school-based learning and skill development in an information rich society. Arithmetic is a basic academic skill that is needed for learning which includes the skills such as counting, calculating, reasoning etc. that are used for performing mathematical calculations. Unfortunately, many…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Remedial Instruction, Remedial Mathematics, Mathematics Skills
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Rao, J. Durga Prasad; Singh, Raksha – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2011
The study was conducted to determine the effectiveness of Information Communication and Technology tools viz DLP (Distance Learning Projector) and Computer/Laptop in comparison with selected instructional media for teaching primary and secondary school pupils. It examined the effect of grade on the performance of the pupils taught with four…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Educational Media
Noguchi, Fumiko – Online Submission, 2010
Since its establishment in 2003, the Japan Council on the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD-J) has paid close attention to informal learning processes in community-based efforts to promote local sustainable development. ESD-J carried out two projects to collect information on and visualise community-based ESD practice: the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Informal Education, Community Programs
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Sreekanth, Y. – Education 3-13, 2009
Universalisation of elementary education is an important goal for a democratic and welfare state like India. In the post-reform period of 1990s, the rapid processes of liberalisation, privatisation and globalisation have brought in a shift from caste to class divisions not only across society, but also even among schools catering to different…
Descriptors: Social Class, Socioeconomic Status, Bullying, Elementary Schools