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Karademir, Cigdem Aldan; Deveci, Ozge – Online Submission, 2019
Based on Confucius' saying "A word may change your mind, an emotion may change your life and a person may change you", our emotions affect our learning if we take life as a process of learning. Some of our learning on which we are successful and unsuccessful are student characteristics. Effective properties are one of the characteristics…
Descriptors: Early Adolescents, Secondary School Students, Student Characteristics, Mathematics Skills
Legutko, Robert S. – Online Submission, 2019
This study employed a quantitative experimental correlational (action research) design utilizing Pearson's r correlation coefficient to determine whether or not there was a statistically significant relationship between students' socioeconomic status and having a diagnosed disability at one economically disadvantaged public, rural, co-educational…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Students with Disabilities, Rural Schools, Middle Schools
Korucu, Agâh Tugrul; Totan, Havva Nur – Online Submission, 2019
Information technologies literate is an individual who produces information, can use it functionally in life, can solve problems, think critically, has entrepreneurial, stable, communication skills, empathizes, contributes to society and culture etc. The purpose of this research is to examine the effectiveness of "Information Technologies and…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Computer Software, Citizenship, Student Attitudes
Özdemir, Ertugrul; Eryilmaz, Ali – Online Submission, 2019
Comics have an important role in non-formal learning environments. However, how comics may be effective teaching/learning activitities in formal education is an ongoing debate in literature. The purpose of this study is to create and evaluate a series of instructional comics about heat related concepts to be used as teaching/learning activities in…
Descriptors: Cartoons, Scientific Concepts, Heat, Instructional Effectiveness
Kloos, Heidi; Sliemers, Stephanie; Cartwright, Macey; Mano, Quintino; Stage, Scott – Online Submission, 2019
Important strides have been made in the science of learning to read. Yet, many students still struggle to attain reading proficiency. This calls for sustained efforts to bridge theoretical insights with applied considerations about ideal pedagogy. The current study was designed to contribute to this conversation, namely by looking at the efficacy…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Skills, Teaching Methods, Online Courses
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Carrabba, Colette; Farmer, Aarek – Online Submission, 2018
This quantitative study sought to compare the levels of motivation and engagement for middle school students before and after the implementation of both project-based learning and direct instruction. Student participants completed the Intrinsic Motivation Inventory [IMI] (Deci & Ryan, 2017) to assess their levels of motivation prior to and…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Projects, Direct Instruction, Student Motivation
Rubrica, Richard Dean B. – Online Submission, 2018
Project-Based Learning has been the leading strategy used by most of the top educational systems in the world. Authentic learning that addresses the 21st century skills is what PBL offers. However, little research has been done to explore its potential in improving the quality of education in the country and what framework to be used to be able to…
Descriptors: Student Projects, Active Learning, Grade 6, Elementary School Students
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Kul, Ümit; Sevimli, Eyüp; Aksu, Zeki – Online Submission, 2018
The present study offers a comparative analysis of mathematics questions placed in Turkish and Canadian school textbooks in terms of cognitive process and knowledge dimension as well as the question types. In order to get the required data, eight textbooks were analyzed respectively. Document analysis was conducted to collect the data from these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Textbooks, Textbook Content, Taxonomy
Osmanoglu, Devrim Erginsoy; Toksun, Selma Erdagi – Online Submission, 2018
Emotions serve a function of preparing individuals' psychological responses to various situations by affecting their decisions in every part of their lives. Cognitive emotion regulation processes lead individuals to identify their priorities and to make life plans and to act in accordance with these plans. In much of the research focusing on…
Descriptors: Self Control, Metacognition, Middle School Students, Emotional Response
Korkmaz, Ozan; Ilhan, Tahsin; Bardakci, Salih – Online Submission, 2018
The overall objective of this study was to investigate self-efficacy, locus of control, and academic procrastination as predictors of academic achievement in students identified as gifted or non-gifted. Another purpose of the study was to analyze whether there was a difference between the self-efficacy, locus of control, and academic…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Locus of Control, Academic Achievement, Gifted
Akdemir, Elif – Online Submission, 2018
Being part of the German didactic tradition, reflective thinking was first coined by Wilhelm von Humboldt two-century ago. Reflective thinking helps individuals to develop strategies in order to overcome the problems that they encounter. Investigating the reflective thinking skills of students for problem solving is important to identify students…
Descriptors: Reflection, Thinking Skills, Problem Solving, Middle School Students
Arslan, Cigdem; Erbay, Hatice Nur; Guner, Pinar – Online Submission, 2017
In the present study we try to highlight prospective mathematics teachers' ability to identify mistakes of sixth grade students related to angle concept. And also we examined prospective mathematics teachers' knowledge of angle concept. Study was carried out with 30 sixth-grade students and 38 prospective mathematics teachers. Sixth grade students…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Error Patterns, Grade 6
Alturki, Nada – Online Submission, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of using group story-mapping on ESL students with a learning disability in reading comprehension. The researcher focused on a specific graphic organizer in this study, called Group Story-Mapping. This strategy required students with learning disabilities involving reading comprehension to…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Learning Disabilities, Reading Comprehension
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Eroglu, Deniz; Tanisli, Dilek – Online Submission, 2017
Getting students adopt the habits of mind specific to many disciplines can be seen as an anchor that will support them to solve the problems in their daily lives. Starting from this premise, a new subject, featuring the habits of mind and how to use and improve them in educational environments seems to worth thinking on. This article describes an…
Descriptors: Algebra, Cognitive Processes, Problem Solving, Teaching Methods
Kimitris, Petros N. – Online Submission, 2017
The present study was designed to explore the role of Rebousi et al's primary 6th grade history school book in evaluating the experience of a nation but also to examine the causes behind the reactions of political parties, historians and the wider public. History books and politics have very deep roots that reflect on old responsibilities,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 6, Elementary School Students, History Instruction
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