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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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Nagler, Eve M.; Lobo, Priya – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: Low socioeconomic status young people in low- and middle-income countries use tobacco at higher rates than their wealthier peers. School-based tobacco use prevention interventions that employ a life skills approach are effective at preventing tobacco use. In India, the Salaam Bombay Foundation (SBF) has implemented a multiyear,…
Descriptors: Smoking, Health Promotion, Daily Living Skills, Intervention
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Crow, Sherry R.; Kastello, Lisa – International Education Studies, 2017
The purpose of the research was to increase understanding of the experiences in the lives of upper elementary-aged students that foster an intrinsic motivation to seek information, as well as to compare and contrast the experiences of intrinsically motivated students from an individualist culture (Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.), a collectivist…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Information Seeking, Educational Experience, Individualism
Sarabi, M. K.; Gafoor, K. Abdul – Online Submission, 2017
There is increasing realization that mathematics-related self-efficacy expectations are a strong predictor of an array of significant mathematics outcomes. It is also evident that the curricular practice in schools largely neglects development of a student understanding in the unique language of mathematics. Consequently, this study probes how…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction, Self Efficacy, Predictor Variables
Sarabi, M. K.; Gafoor, K. Abdul – Online Submission, 2017
Difficulties in mathematics learning are a multi-faceted issue and the role of language in it is crucial. Language of mathematics includes mathematics text, discourse in classroom and language used in evaluation situations with its specific verbal, symbolic expressions, structure and function. Ambiguity arising from the difference between formal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Students, Language Skills
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Khishfe, Rola; BouJaoude, Saouma – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2016
Students' attitudes and conceptions seem to be influenced by social/cultural contexts and interactions with other students from diverse backgrounds. Therefore, educators need to study attitudes, conceptions, and career choices in relation to diversity indicators. Such was one focus of the Science Education for Diversity project, which involved…
Descriptors: International Cooperation, Student Attitudes, Attitude Measures, Career Choice
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Kawalkar, Aisha; Vijapurkar, Jyotsna – International Journal of Science Education, 2015
We present an analysis of students' reflective writing (diaries) of two cohorts of Grade 8 students, one undergoing inquiry and the other traditional science teaching. Students' writing included a summary of what students had learned in class on that day and their opinions and feelings about the class. The entries were analysed qualitatively and…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Reflection, Student Attitudes
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Byker, Erik Jon – Global Education Review, 2015
This article reports on a Public Private Partnership (PPP) program in South India that provided information and communication technology (ICT) to rural elementary schools. The article examined the current status of rural, government-run elementary schools in India by reviewing reports like the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) in India.…
Descriptors: Laptop Computers, Rural Schools, Elementary School Students, Case Studies
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Rani, Sunita; Siddiqui, M. A. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
The primary intend of the study was to explore the relationship of Arts, Science and Commerce stream and training success and the influence of Home Environment, Academic Achievement and Teaching Aptitude on training success of ETE trainees. The study analyzed the numerical data from a survey of 380 teacher trainees of three DIETs of Delhi, India.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Family Environment, Academic Achievement
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Byker, Erik Jon – Policy Futures in Education, 2015
Although controversial, perhaps no piece of legislation has the potential to transform India's future more than the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act (RTE). Upon the passage and enforcement of RTE in 2009, the Indian government instituted a series of wide-ranging reforms to India's education system. For example, the act…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Community Schools, Case Studies, Educational Change
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Khunyakari, Ritesh P. – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2015
Enabling learning through meaningful classroom experiences has always been a challenge for teachers. Bringing about a balance of the "conceptual" and the "hands-on", along with contextual embeddedness in problem-solving situations, broadly characterises the experience of development and trials of three Design and Technology…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Middle School Students, Experiential Learning, Problem Solving
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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
Mumthas, N. S.; Munavvir, Jouhar; Abdul Gafoor, K. – Online Submission, 2014
Inculcating self-discipline is important for systematic pursuit of learning, development of interest and potential in the child. Punishments involve employing a noxious or painful stimulus that generates a variety of problems and negative side effects to the child. Corporal punishments severely affect the human dignity of children. This study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Discipline, Student Attitudes
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Deshpande, Mita; Baru, Rama V.; Nundy, Madhurima – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2014
The idea of school health is re-imagined with an emphasis on the need for children's health programmes to be rooted in an understanding of the social context. Such programmes must address health, nutrition and education in a comprehensive manner. The article details findings and insights emerging from a qualitative study conducted in municipal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Health Services, Health Education, Health Promotion
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Mukherjee, Anirban; Garain, Utpal; Biswas, Arindam – Educational Technology & Society, 2014
Diagram describing texts are integral part of science and engineering subjects including geometry, physics, engineering drawing, etc. In order to understand such text, one, at first, tries to draw or perceive the underlying diagram. For perception of the blind students such diagrams need to be drawn in some non-visual accessible form like tactile…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Blindness, Science Education, Maps
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