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Kota, Srividya Durga; Cornish, Scott; Sharma, Manjula Devi – Physics Education, 2019
Electricity is taught in junior high school science in Australia and many other countries. While electricity is all around us and one would say that its context and relevance are obvious, students generally do not find learning about electricity engaging. The objective of this paper is to describe the development and evaluation of an open inquiry…
Descriptors: Junior High School Students, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Spreadsheets
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Aarskog, Eirik; Barker, Dean; Borgen, Jorunn Spord – Sport, Education and Society, 2019
The broad purpose of this paper is to consider the relationship between decision-making and learning. Specifically, our aim is to propose a methodology that provides a theoretical framing along with procedures for investigating this relationship in Physical Education (PE). By utilizing selected parts of John Dewey's educational theories, the paper…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Physical Education, Educational Theories, Correlation
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Chien, Sen-I; Su, Chaochin; Chou, Chin-Cheng; Li, Wen-Ren – Journal of Chemical Education, 2018
The present study describes the design of a simple teaching module for each student to fabricate a dye-sensitized solar cell (DSSC) that could power a small fan motor. The significance of this laboratory exercise is to stimulate students' motivation by visualizing the light being converted into electricity, which is then switched over to kinetic…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Energy, Kinetics, High School Students
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Nishiyama, Kei – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2018
Involvement of children in research processes requires various ethical considerations. In particular, while interviewing children, a researcher needs to take into consideration the power imbalance between a researcher and children as well as among children. This article suggests a possible way of mitigating potential risks, drawing on the idea and…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Participation, Children, Communities of Practice
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Lowe, James; Carter, Merilyn; Cooper, Tom – Australian Mathematics Teacher, 2018
Mathematical models are conceptual processes that use mathematics to describe, explain, and/or predict the behaviour of complex systems. This article is written for teachers of mathematics in the junior secondary years (including out-of-field teachers of mathematics) who may be unfamiliar with mathematical modelling, to explain the steps involved…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Models, Algebra, Mathematics Teachers
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Sudikan, Setya Yuwana – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
Learning problem of "unggah-ungguh basa", is very complicated. It is needed reorientation and re-setting the approaches, strategies, methods, techniques, and learning contents that can give rise to a new model of learning of "unggah-ungguh basa" oriented to the character formation of children, especially in Jawa Timur. In…
Descriptors: Junior High School Students, Educational Objectives, Emotional Intelligence, Foreign Countries
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Apanel, Danuta – Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals, 2013
This article presents the most important aspects, organizational principles and achievements in the field of integrated education in Poland. The author outlines the dynamics of the development of institutions of integrated education and institutions with integrated sections between 1989 and 2010. She describes the actual state of teaching…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Integrated Curriculum, Organizational Culture, Special Education
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Sklavakis, Dimitrios; Refanidis, Ioannis – International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, 2013
This article describes an intelligent, integrated, web-based school for tutoring expansion and factoring of algebraic expressions. It provides full support for the management of the usual teaching tasks in a traditional school: Student and teacher registration, creation and management of classes and test papers, individualized assignment of…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Algebra, Mathematics Instruction
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Gabrielson, Curtis A.; Hsi, Sherry – Science Education International, 2012
This paper articulates and illustrates design principles that guided the development of a set of hands-on teaching activities for the national science and mathematics curricula at junior-high and high-school level education in Timor-Leste, a small, low-income nation in Southeast Asia. A partnership between a university, an international science…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Curriculum, Secondary School Science, Secondary School Mathematics
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Blasiak, W.; Godlewska, M.; Rosiek, R.; Wcislo, D. – European Journal of Physics, 2012
The paper presents the results of research on the relationship between self-assessed comprehension of physics lectures and final grades of junior high school students (aged 13-15), high school students (aged 16-18) and physics students at the Pedagogical University of Cracow, Poland (aged 21). Students' declared level of comprehension was measured…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Physics, High School Students, Foreign Countries
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Mehrizi-Sani, A. – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2012
A summer academy is held for grade 9-12 high school students at the University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, every year. The academy, dubbed the Da Vinci Engineering Enrichment Program (DEEP), is a diverse program that aims to attract domestic and international high school students to engineering and sciences (and possibly recruit them). DEEP…
Descriptors: Field Trips, Enrichment Activities, Engineering, Foreign Countries
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Kamata, Masahiro; Tamamura, Yuna – Physics Education, 2010
In Japan, junior high school students learn about energy conversion between kinetic and potential energy. In addition, they learn about energy conversion among different kinds of energy, such as mechanical, electrical, thermal, light and chemical. As for the conversion between electrical and light energy, teachers usually use lamps or LEDs to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Junior High School Students, Energy Conservation, Light
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Vonhm Benda, Ebenezer Mainlehwon – Journal of Peace Education, 2010
In March of 2009, the author decided to establish the Center for Peace Education (CPE) in Liberia solely dedicated to promoting a non-violent culture by imbuing students with the skills, knowledge, and attitude needed to peacefully coexist. To begin the process of building a culture of peace, in April of 2009, CPE conducted a baseline survey in 14…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Violence, Peace, Foreign Countries
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Blum, Denise – Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 2008
As a participant-observer, the author relates observations, interviews, and surveys from her experience in a Cuban Escuela al Campo ("School to the Countryside," or EAC) camp located on a collective farm outside of the city of Havana. The Pioneers, the youth section of the official Cuban Communist Party, organize the EAC program…
Descriptors: Social Systems, Foreign Countries, Consciousness Raising, Junior High School Students
Shimizu, Kokichi – Educational Studies in Japan: International Yearbook, 2007
We reported the major findings of our research based on our own academic achievement tests towards elementary school and junior high school pupils in 2002. We then pointed out the fact that the differences of achievement between social groups have been expanded. Nowadays, that issue is seen to be one of the most serious educational problems in…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Outcomes of Education, Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests
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