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Ekantini, Anita; Wilujeng, Insih – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Indonesia is a country that has abundant renewable energy sources, one of which is hydropower that can be utilized as an alternative energy source. However, fossil energy remains as major supplier of energy needs in all sectors of activity. The Education for Environmental Sustainable Development (EESD) approach can be applied in science education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Worksheets, Environmental Education, Science Education
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Barabadi, Elyas; Khajavy, Gholam Hassan; Kamrood, Ali Mehri – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
The current study reports the results of a project aimed at assessing L2 listening comprehension by drawing on two approaches to dynamic assessment: interventionist and interactionist. The former approach was actualized by providing two graduated hints which were fixed and standardized for all test takers while the latter was actualized by asking…
Descriptors: Intervention, Interaction, Listening Comprehension, Listening Comprehension Tests
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Rahdar, Aniseh; Pourghaz, Abdulwahab; Marziyeh, Afsaneh – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
This study aimed to examine the impact of teaching philosophy for children in developing critical thinking and self-efficacy among students. The current study had a statistical population constituting of all female first-grade junior high school students in Khash in the academic year 2017-2018. Among these students, a corpus of 54 students (27…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Philosophy, Children, Critical Thinking
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Tunaboylu, Ceren; Demir, Ergül – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of using the interactive whiteboard in mathematics teaching process on the 7th-grade students' achievement. This study was conducted as experimental design. Experimental and control groups were composed of 58 7th-grade students from one school in the 2015-2016 educational year in Ankara. As a…
Descriptors: Interactive Video, Bulletin Boards, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
Lawon, Molly A. – Online Submission, 2017
This quantitative study used regression analysis to investigate the correlation of limited language proficiency and the performance of English Language Learner (ELL) students on two commonly used math assessments, namely the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) and the Measures of Academic Progress (MAP). Scores were analyzed for eighth…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Regression (Statistics), Correlation, Language Proficiency
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Cheema, Jehanzeb R.; Skultety, Lisa S. – Educational Psychology, 2017
Subject-specific self-efficacy is a measure of confidence in one's own ability to complete tasks related to that subject. This confidence does not necessarily reflect actual ability in the subject and can be an over- or underestimate of true ability. We use nationally representative samples of 15-year-old students from the US to measure the degree…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Scientific Literacy, Mathematics Skills, Adolescents
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Hwang, Jin Kyoung; Lawrence, Joshua Fahey; Snow, Catherine E. – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2017
We investigated general vocabulary and academic vocabulary growth trajectories of adolescent language minority students using an individual growth modeling approach. Our analytical sample included 3161 sixth- to eighth-grade students from an urban school district in California. The language minority students in our sample were classified as…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, High Achievement, Language Minorities, Limited English Speaking
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Demirdag, Seyithan – European Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Effective school administrators and teachers are those who provide the least restrictive learning environments for all students. The main goal of this study was to analyze the effects of inclusive science education on the general education population of middle school students' scientific conceptual understandings. The study was designed as a…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Middle School Students, Science Education
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Lineweaver, Tara T.; Roy, Ashley; Horth, Madison – Educational Gerontology, 2017
Past research has investigated the development of stereotypes surrounding race and gender in children; however, there is a lack of literature examining the development of children's stereotypes of older adults. In this study, 163 children from four grades: first (n = 44), fourth (n = 49), fifth (n = 35), and eighth (n = 35) completed a new…
Descriptors: Stereotypes, Older Adults, Cognitive Development, Elementary School Students
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Pereira, Nielsen; Bakhiet, Salaheldin Farah; Gentry, Marcia; Balhmar, Tahani Abdulrahman; Hakami, Sultan Mohammed – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2017
This study examined the psychometric properties and measurement invariance of the Arabic version of "My Class Activities" (MCA), an instrument designed to measure students' perceptions of interest, challenge, choice, and enjoyment in classrooms. Scores of 3,516 Sudanese students in Grades 2 to 8 were used. Confirmatory factor analysis…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Factor Analysis, Comparative Analysis, Gifted
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Blaum, Dylan; Griffin, Thomas D.; Wiley, Jennifer; Britt, M. Anne – Discourse Processes: A multidisciplinary journal, 2017
We examined students' understanding of the causes of a scientific phenomenon from a multiple-document-inquiry unit. Students read several documents that each described causal factors that could be integrated to address the given writing task of explaining the causes of change in average global temperature. We manipulated whether the document set…
Descriptors: Climate, Public Policy, Causal Models, Essays
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Horak, Anne K.; Galluzzo, Gary R. – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2017
The purpose of this study was to explore the effect of problem-based learning (PBL) on student achievement and students' perceptions of classroom quality. A group of students taught using PBL and a comparison group of students taught using traditional instruction were studied. A total of 457 students participated in the study. Pre- and…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Middle School Students, Problem Based Learning, Academic Achievement
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Vaughn, Sharon; Martinez, Leticia R.; Wanzek, Jeanne; Roberts, Greg; Swanson, Elizabeth; Fall, Anna-Mária – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2017
Supporting the reading comprehension and content knowledge acquisition of English language learners (ELs) requires instructional practices that continue beyond developing the foundational skills of reading. In particular, the challenges ELs face highlight the importance of teaching reading comprehension practices in the middle grades through…
Descriptors: Course Content, Social Studies, Grade 8, Middle School Teachers
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Wilhelm, Jennifer; Toland, Michael D.; Cole, Merryn – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2017
Differences were examined between groups of sixth grade students? spatial-scientific development pre/post implementation of an Earth/Space unit. Treatment teachers employed a spatially-integrated Earth/Space curriculum, while control teachers implemented their Business as Usual (BAU) Earth/Space units. A multi-level modeling approach was used in a…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Middle School Students, Earth Science, Space Sciences
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Akkanat, Cigdem; Gokdere, Murat – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2017
Student's ability to use and manipulate scientific concepts has been widely explored; however there is still a need to define the characteristics and nature of science ability. Also, the tests and performance scales that require minimal conceptual knowledge to measure this ability are relatively less common. The aim of this study was to develop an…
Descriptors: Scientific Concepts, Academically Gifted, Middle School Students, Multiple Choice Tests
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