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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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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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Hofverberg, Hanna; Maivorsdotter, Ninitha – Environmental Education Research, 2018
Creative remake assignments using garments and textile refuse are common educational projects to promote environmental and sustainability actions. However, very little empirical research has been carried out on the learning processes of remake projects. In this article, the aim is to examine how students learn with garments and textile refuse when…
Descriptors: Recycling, Sustainability, Conservation (Environment), Clothing
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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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Smith, Stephanie; Cunningham-Sabo, Leslie; Auld, Garry – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2015
Purpose/Objectives: The purpose of this study was to determine middle school students' satisfaction with the school lunch experience, using two validated surveys; the Middle/Junior High School Student Participation Survey and the Middle/Junior High School Student Non-Participation Survey, both developed by the National Food Service Management…
Descriptors: Lunch Programs, Student Surveys, Middle School Students, Statistical Analysis
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Chou, Mei-Ju; Hsu, Yung-Hung; Chen, Ching-Chi – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2015
The present study aims to investigate the effects of Aesthetics English comic books on EFL junior high school students' vocabulary acquisition, reading comprehension, and English learning motivation. The participants in this study were 28 eighth graders from one class in a public junior high school in Pingtung in Taiwan. After ten weeks…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, English (Second Language), Cartoons, Junior High School Students
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Diket, Read M.; Xu, Lihua; Brewer, Thomas M. – Studies in Art Education: A Journal of Issues and Research in Art Education, 2014
The aspirational model resulted from the authors' secondary analysis of the Mother/Child (M/C) test block from the 2008 National Assessment of Educational Progress restricted data that examined the responses of the national sample of 8th-grade students (n = 1648). This test block presented no artmaking task and consisted of the same 13 questions…
Descriptors: Group Testing, Art Education, Grade 8, National Surveys
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Gershon, Walter S.; Oded, Ben-Horin – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2014
Drawing from their respective work at the intersection of music and science, the coauthors argue that engaging in processes of making music can help students more deeply engage in the kinds of creativity associated with inquiry based science education (IBSE) and scientists better convey their ideas to others. Of equal importance, the processes of…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Activities, Creativity, Science Education
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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
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
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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Lin, Huann-Shyang; Hong, Zuway-R.; Chen, Chung-Chih; Chou, Chien-Ho – International Journal of Science Education, 2011
The purpose of this study was to explore the effectiveness of integrating aesthetic understanding in reflective inquiry activities. Three typical classes of Taiwanese eighth graders (n = 106) and nine additional low-achieving students in the same school participated in the study. The treatment for experimental students emphasized scaffolding…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Observation, Grade 8, Aesthetics
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Ward, Amber E. – Art Education, 2010
The author has been deeply committed to shaping an art curriculum that offers students a more meaningful and authentic experience. In addition, she has been interested in the notion of students as victims of their popular culture. She questioned the ways in which cultural sources might impact their aesthetic choices with regard to personal…
Descriptors: Sculpture, Portraiture, Popular Culture, Aesthetics
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