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Sumerfield, Sandra S. – Online Submission, 2017
This study explored how using graphic novel features in the writing process influenced the motivation and engagement of fifth grade boys to write. Participants used graphica features to visually draft their narrative essays before crafting their final writing piece. During the drafting process, students were encouraged to engage in the revision…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Teaching Methods, Novels, Cartoons
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Rwaimba, Samuel Muthomi – Online Submission, 2016
This was a descriptive survey study design which sought to establish the school based factors that affect the learning of Kenyan Sign Language in primary schools for learners with hearing impairment in Embu and Isiolo counties in Kenya. The target population was all teachers teaching in primary schools for learners with hearing impairment in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sign Language, Elementary School Students, Deafness
Gonzales, Wilkinson Daniel Wong; Torres, Patrisha Lliane O. – Online Submission, 2016
Departing from Gonzales and Torres' (2015) quantitative quasi-experimental study on the effectiveness of cooperative learning (CL) on Grade 8 students in a private school in Manila, the present study attempts to uncover possible findings in the affective dimension through a 25-item survey questionnaire that quantitatively gauges the Grade 8…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Grade 8, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
Genç, Murat – Online Submission, 2015
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of scientific studies on students' scientific literacy and attitude towards science course. For the study, a middle school science study group was established by randomly selecting 30 students from the 6th, 7th, and 8th grades. Participating students were given information about the…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Bozdogan, Aykut Emre; Uzoglu, Mustafa – Online Submission, 2015
The aim of this study is to explore the problems encountered while teaching force and motion unit in 8th grade science and technology course from teachers' perspectives and offer solutions to eliminate these problems. The study was conducted with 248 science and technology teachers working in 7 regions in Turkey in 2012-2013 academic year.…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Grade 8, Science Teachers, Science Education
Bostan Sarioglan, Ayberk; Küçüközer, Hüseyin – Online Submission, 2015
This research was a cross-age study that sought to determine and compare students' ideas about the causes of the seasons. Toward this aim, the research was carried out with 974 students at different educational levels and across the various age groups. First, the data obtained from the responses to the open-ended question was categorized according…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Astronomy, Science Instruction, Scientific Concepts
Balbuena, Sherwin E.; Cantoria, Uranus E.; Cantoria, Amancio L., Jr.; Ferriol, Eny B. – Online Submission, 2015
This paper presents the collection and analysis of Minásbate equivalents of some concepts used in the study of arithmetic, counting, and geometry as provided by the elderly residents of the province of Masbate. The glossary of mathematical terms derived from interviews would serve as an authoritative reference for mother tongue teachers in the…
Descriptors: Mathematical Concepts, Sociocultural Patterns, Interviews, Indigenous Knowledge
Sandoval Brotons, Alfonso Victor – Online Submission, 2015
Bilingualism and its reference methodology: CLIL are spreading at a very fast pace all through educative systems from some years on. The young status of bilingual programmes leads to little research about how bilingualism is influencing real learning contexts and which factors play important roles in that influence. In this way, this study aims to…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Teaching Methods, Course Content, Language of Instruction
Gant Bradley, Heather – Online Submission, 2014
Student-to-student bullying is still a current issue within elementary schools nationwide. Educators are often unaware, improperly trained and/or unwilling to help in student bullying incidences. Without training or willingness, teachers often are driven into silence and inaction, effectively putting the wellbeing of students at risk. The present…
Descriptors: Bullying, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Role
Wong Gonzales, Wilkinson Daniel O. – Online Submission, 2014
In the past few decades, nonconventional learner-centered (NLC) trends in ELT have emerged amidst the current and probably dominant conventional teacher-centered (CTC) approaches used by majority of private and public schools in the Philippines. With the implementation of the K-12 curriculum, Afro-Asian literature remained the focus of the eighth…
Descriptors: Learner Controlled Instruction, Asian Studies, African Studies, Literature
Kewaza, Samuel; Welch, Myrtle I. – Online Submission, 2013
Research on reading has established that reading is a pivotal discipline and early literacy development dictates later reading success. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to investigate challenges encountered with reading pedagogy, teaching materials, and teachers' attitudes towards teaching reading in crowded primary classes in Kampala,…
Descriptors: Reading Skills, Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods, Elementary Schools
Yang, Chih-Chiang; Hung, Jeng-Fung – Online Submission, 2012
The roles of conceptual change and model building in science education are very important and have a profound and wide effect on teaching science. This study examines the change in children's position concepts after instruction, based on different conceptual change theories. Three classes were chosen and divided into three groups, including a…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Change, Theories, Models
Erdogan, Esra; Tunaz, Mehmet – Online Submission, 2012
This paper takes a brief look at external and internal demotivating factors among EFL young learners at Pozanti Regional Primary Boarding School (YIBO). In the search of the reasons of demotivation, a questionnaire consisting of 5-point Likert Scale, open-ended questions, observations and interviews were administered. Following the evaluation of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Motivation, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
Tracey, Diane H.; Rhee, Jody; Abrantes, Anna – Online Submission, 2011
The goal of this research was to investigate the effects of teacher read-alouds when students use, versus do not use, student companion texts during the read-alouds. Both quantitative and qualitative research data were collected based on an experimental design which randomly assigned 168 low SES, primarily Hispanic, students to either listen-only…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Student Attitudes, Low Income, Statistical Analysis
Orkin, Kate – Online Submission, 2011
Rural Ethiopian children, and members of their households, often suffer from common and preventable but debilitating illnesses, such as malaria, parasite infection and worms. Enrolment rates in Ethiopia are high, but school attendance is patchy, children often drop out of school (although they sometimes return), and grade repetition is common.…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Grade Repetition, Family (Sociological Unit), Caregivers
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