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Alexander, Neeske; Costandius, Elmarie – Education as Change, 2017
Some coloured and black learners in South Africa use a light orange or pink crayon to represent themselves in art. Many learners name this colour "human colour" or "skin colour". This is troublesome, because it could reflect exclusionary ways of representing race in images and language. This case study, conducted with two…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Color, Case Studies, Grade 3
Aydin, Gülnur; Baysan, Sultan; Aydogan, Selcen – Online Submission, 2017
This research was conducted to determine the perceptions of Turkish children in their mind maps at the primary educational level living in the UK and parental views on these perceptions about the children's home country Turkey and the world. For this purpose, case study approach in qualitative research is preferred. The study group consists of 36…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Cognitive Mapping
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Akin, Sibel; Calik, Basak; Engin-Demir, Cennet – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2017
Promoting active citizenship is seen as invaluable for educational practices in schools particularly in existing social, political, economic, and cultural context of Turkish society. The present study is part of a European Union project that aimed to help students develop knowledge, skills, attitudes and values to actively participate in…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Citizenship, Qualitative Research, Case Studies
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Öztürk, Ayse; Dogan, Gülay Özdemir – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
The purpose of this study was to investigate Effective Children's Rights Education (ECRE) from the perspectives of classroom teachers who are experts in children's rights education (TECR). The data were collected through focus group interview method in this research designed as a case study. The sample of the study consists of six qualified…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Teacher Attitudes, Expertise, Elementary School Teachers
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Sheikh Abdullah, Siti Hendon – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2016
The transformation of technology in the 21st century has produced children who are technology savvy and exposed to the internet and social networking at a very young age. These children are already in our school system. Thus teachers too need to use technology and transform the learning environment to meet the requirements of these children. This…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Educational Environment, Educational Change, Technology Uses in Education
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Kutluca, Ali Yigit; Aydin, A. – Science Education International, 2016
The purpose of this study was to examine the altering perceptions and opinions of prospective elementary science teachers regarding argumentation while they were engaged in argumentative discourse. The participating teachers were engaged in socio-scientific argumentation for 9 weeks involving a 6-step process on a course "Special Topics in…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers, Elementary School Science, Elementary School Teachers
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Loughland, Tony; Nguyen, Hoa Thi Mai – Teacher Development, 2016
There has been a call for effective professional learning to improve the quality of the science teaching of primary teachers in Australia. It seems from the literature that teaching science effectively is a challenging endeavour for primary teachers. Professional learning based on the instructional core framework is an emerging approach that has…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Science, Foreign Countries, Science Instruction
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Yao, Ru-Fen – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
The main purposes of this one-year case study are to create learning environments for indigenous students through culture-based mathematics instructional modules, and what teachers' responds are in two tribes. The researcher leads sixteen in-service teachers and seven pre-service teachers to enter two indigenous tribes- "Cado" and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Educational Environment, Culturally Relevant Education
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Spence, Lucy; Tanaka, Toshiya – Childhood Education, 2016
As young children enter formal schooling, they are at various points along their individual developmental paths toward literacy. Generally, their egocentric speech is becoming more social and they are building their capacity for logical thought and concrete problem-solving. This is a gradual development and teachers can support children's literacy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 1, Child Development
Öztürk, Mesut; Yilmaz, Gül Kaleli; Akkan, Yasar; Kaplan, Abdullah – Online Submission, 2015
The study was conducted to examine the views on the use of computers in mathematics courses teachers in multi grade schools. The case study method of qualitative research design was used in this study. 10 teachers in the Bayburt in Turkey participated in the study. Conducted interviews with teachers participating in the study and the observations…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Mathematics Instruction, Case Studies
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Kombo, Ibun – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
This paper presents the findings of the study which was conducted to determine factors contributing to the accumulation of primary school teacher's debts to the Government of Tanzania, a case study of Dar es Salaam Region in its three municipalities namely, Ilala, Kinondoni and Temeke. Data was obtained through sampling method which also helped to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Debt (Financial), Government (Administrative Body)
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DinanThompson, Maree; Penney, Dawn – European Physical Education Review, 2015
Internationally, assessment is acknowledged as a critical aspect of pedagogical practice and accountability systems, and as having a fundamental bearing upon what knowledge and ways of articulating knowledge come to be valued in schools. Teachers' assessment literacy is arguably fundamental to their ability to successfully engage with multiple…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Elementary Education, Physical Education Teachers
Ali, Faisal Mohamed; Bagley, Carl – Canadian Journal of Education, 2015
The case study explores the ways in which a prominent, private Canadian Muslim school provides an Islamic education while negotiating its place in an integrated, socially cohesive, multicultural society. The data are derived from an in-depth qualitative investigation utilizing documentary analysis, participant observation, and interviews (N = 22).…
Descriptors: Islam, Multicultural Education, Case Studies, Muslims
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Altun, Adnan – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2014
The current study aims to reveal the trajectory (change) of the perception of the concept of history during elementary and middle school years through students' responses to the question, "What is history in your opinion?" The cross-sectional research design was the preferred method to provide stronger opportunity for the current study…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Middle School Students, Student Attitudes, History
Stoilescu, Dorian – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
This research focus on aspects of equity related to the introduction of using technology in classrooms. Technology has the potential to support mathematics pedagogy with visual representations and offer modelling and simulation facilities, increasing the creativity of the learning and teaching processes (Kaput, Ness, & Hoyles, 2008; Stoilescu…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Elementary School Mathematics
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