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Tataroglu, Eylem – Educational Research and Reviews, 2019
Turkey's Ministry of National Education aims to identify and develop valuable characteristics to prepare the nation's young for their professional life as adults. The Ministry has been conducting an extensive and comprehensive review of the educational system since the beginning of 2000. Educational system was implemented in time for the 2012/2013…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Art Education, Visual Arts, National Curriculum
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Kaya, Kemal – Educational Research and Reviews, 2019
One of the objectives of comparative education research is to compare within a certain period of time educational systems that have developed in similar or different environments and processes. The aim of this qualitative study is to compare the value education in Turkish and Iranian seventh-grade social studies textbooks. Data were collected…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 7, Social Studies, Textbooks
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Brown, Christia Spears – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2019
Sexualized gender stereotypes (SGS) include the belief that girls should singularly prioritize their sexualized attractiveness for the attention and approval of boys. By elementary school, boys and girls perceive girls' sexualized attractiveness to be incompatible with intelligence and competence. In the current 2-year study, we examined whether…
Descriptors: Sex Stereotypes, Sexuality, Aesthetics, Grade 7
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Sanders-Bustle, Lynn – Art Education, 2018
In this article, Sanders-Bustle recounts what happened when university art education students created socially engaged art (SEA), "Project Unway" and "Project Unity," in the hallways of a middle school. The events represented in this article stem from activities that took place in a secondary art education curriculum course…
Descriptors: Art Education, College Students, Middle School Students, Grade 6
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Del Nero, Jennifer Renner – Reading Teacher, 2017
This study employed case study methodology and design research to examine what aesthetic transactions (readers' thoughts, feelings, associations, etc. that arise during a text encounter) students constructed in response to texts in a Gothic studies reading unit created by the author. The study was conducted in a seventh-grade reading classroom.…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Aesthetics, Student Attitudes, Reading Materials
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Rheingold, Alison; Seaman, Jayson – Dialogic Pedagogy, 2017
In this paper we discuss how the products of student work during long-term, interdisciplinary curricular units at King Middle School, a grades 6-8 public school in Portland, Maine, through their aesthetic qualities, transformed people's understanding of what children were capable of. We argue that, to effectively understand student work of this…
Descriptors: Relevance (Education), Middle School Students, Grade 6, Grade 7
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Cox, Anne E.; Cole, Amy N.; Laurson, Kelly – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2016
Purpose: We tested the moderating role of physical self-perceptions in the relationship between physical maturity and physical self-worth (PSW). Method: Students in Grades 5 through 8 (N = 241; 57% females; M[subscript age] =12.30 years) completed a questionnaire assessing physical self-perceptions (i.e., perceived sport competence, conditioning,…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Middle School Students, Grade 5, Grade 6
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Bisley, Charles – Dialogic Pedagogy, 2016
In this paper, I describe a collaborative process in which a class of grade 6 & 7 students made and performed two plays, and also transformed their learning. In this process, a reconfiguring of the spaces of learning, the students and I adapted a variety of literacy and drama practices; a key change in practice was the shift away from an…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Grade 7, Drama, Teaching Methods
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Dietiker, Leslie – Journal of Education, 2015
Elliot Eisner proposed that educational challenges can be met by applying an artful lens. This article draws from Eisner's proposal to consider the assumptions, values, and vision of mathematics education by theorizing mathematics curriculum as an art form. By conceptualizing mathematics curriculum (both in written and enacted forms) as stories…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Mathematics Curriculum, Grade 7, Textbooks
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Lenzner, Alwine; Schnotz, Wolfgang; Müller, Andreas – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2013
Three experiments with students from 7th and 8th grade were performed to investigate the effects of decorative pictures in learning as compared to instructional pictures. Pictures were considered as instructional, when they were primarily informative, and as decorative, when they were primarily aesthetically appealing. The experiments…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Grade 7, Grade 8, Pictorial Stimuli
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Bowker, Julie C.; Thomas, Katelyn K.; Spencer, Sarah V.; Park, Lora E. – Journal of Research on Adolescence, 2013
The present study of 150 adolescents ("M" age = 13.05 years) examined the associations between appearance-based rejection sensitivity (Appearance-RS) and psychological adjustment during early adolescence, and evaluated three types of other-gender peer experiences (other-gender friendship, peer acceptance, and romantic relationships) as…
Descriptors: Early Adolescents, Rejection (Psychology), Peer Relationship, Gender Differences
Sahin, Ertugrul; Barut, Yasar; Ersanli, Ercüment – Online Submission, 2013
This study examined the effects of gender, age, grade level, and the educational level of the mother and father on social appearance anxiety in Turkish adolescents. This was a cross-sectional study in which a simple random sampling method was used. Participants were 2,219 adolescents (1089 boys, 1130 girls) with a mean age of 12.76 years old (SD =…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Age Differences, Educational Attainment, Mothers
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Pantaleo, Sylvia – Children's Literature in Education, 2012
As art objects, picturebooks have the potential to contribute to readers' aesthetic development. Many scholars and practitioners have recognized how using picturebooks with older students can augment their reading motivation and extend their understanding of visual elements of art and design, as well as develop their literacy, language, and…
Descriptors: Picture Books, Reading Motivation, Content Analysis, Grade 7
Buelin-Biesecker, Jennifer Katherine – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study compared the creative outcomes in student work resulting from two pedagogical approaches to creative problem solving activities. A secondary goal was to validate the Consensual Assessment Technique (CAT) as a means of assessing creativity. Linear models for problem solving and design processes serve as the current paradigm in classroom…
Descriptors: Technology Education, Creativity, Problem Solving, Teaching Methods
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Lacin Simsek, Canan – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2011
In order to solve environmental problems, it is thought that education should be connected with values. For this reason, it is emphasized that environmental issues should be integrated with ethical and aesthetic values. In this study, 6th, 7th and 8th grade science and technology curriculum and textbooks were investigated to find out how much…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Textbooks, Grade 8, Ethics
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