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Ghahremani, Mehdi; Karami, Sareh; Balcaen, Philip – Gifted and Talented International, 2017
In the last two decades, one can see the widespread acceptance of the importance of teaching critical thinking (CT) as a 21st-century competency for all students from primary to graduate school. Lack of effective instructional strategies cause problems in developing effective CT curriculum. This research study aimed at the exploring the problem of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academically Gifted, Special Schools, Critical Thinking
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Case, Catherine; Whitaker, Douglas – Mathematics Teacher, 2016
In the criminal justice system, defendants accused of a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Statistical inference in any context is built on an analogous principle: The null hypothesis--often a hypothesis of "no difference" or "no effect"--is presumed true unless there is sufficient evidence against it. In this…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Statistical Inference
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Singer, Jonathan E.; Ross, Julia M.; Jackson-Lee, Yvette – Journal of Pre-College Engineering Education Research, 2016
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education in the U.S. is in transition. The recently published "A Framework for K-12 Science Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas" as well as the "Next Generation Science Standards" are responsive to this call and clearly articulate a vision that…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, High Schools, Integrated Curriculum, STEM Education
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Watson, Terri N.; Bogotch, Ira – School Community Journal, 2016
The purpose of this explanatory sequential mixed methods study was to utilize teacher perceptions to identify best practices for school leaders who seek to transform their school into a "school as community". First, a large urban high school was purposefully selected based on data obtained from the Department of Education. After…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Teacher Attitudes, Best Practices, Sense of Community
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Harshman, Jordan; Yezierski, Ellen – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2016
In this study, which builds on a previous qualitative study and literature review, high school chemistry teachers' characteristics regarding the design of chemistry formative assessments and interpretation of results for instructional improvement are identified. The Adaptive Chemistry Assessment Survey for Teachers (ACAST) was designed to elicit…
Descriptors: Secondary School Science, Secondary School Teachers, Science Teachers, High Schools
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Isgör, Isa Yücel – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2016
The purpose of this research was to investigate the predicting effect of high school students' metacognitive skills, exam anxiety and academic success levels upon their psychological well-being in a provincial center with a medium-scale population in Eastern Anatolian Region. The research group included totally 251 high school students including…
Descriptors: Well Being, Metacognition, Thinking Skills, Academic Achievement
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Erdogan, Niyazi; Navruz, Bilgin; Younes, Rayya; Capraro, Robert M. – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2016
Recent studies on professional development programs indicate these programs, when sustained, have a positive impact on student achievement; however, many of these studies have failed to use longitudinal data. The purpose of this study is to understand how one particular instructional practice (STEM PBL) used consistently influences student…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Active Learning, Student Projects, Science Achievement
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Laghi, Fiorenzo; Lonigro, Antonia; Levanto, Simona; Ferraro, Maurizio; Baumgartner, Emma; Baiocco, Roberto – Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 2016
The study aimed at verifying if nice and nasty theory of mind behaviors, in association with teachers' peer buddy nomination, could be used to correctly select peer models for adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Mentalizing abilities and emotional and behavioral characteristics of 601 adolescents were assessed. Results suggest that teachers…
Descriptors: Peer Influence, Theory of Mind, Behavior Problems, Child Behavior
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Wasko, Christopher W. – Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to determine the suitability of the DSAP Framework to guide instructional design and technology integration for teachers piloting a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) initiative and to measure the impact the initiative had on the amount and type of technology used in pilot classrooms. Quantitative and qualitative data were…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Technology Integration, Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in Education
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Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Oakes, Wendy Peia; Lusk, Mandy E.; Cantwell, Emily Dawn; Schatschneider, Christopher – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2016
In this article, we provided descriptive and methodological illustrations of how to conduct systematic behavior screenings at the middle and high school levels to detect students with intensive intervention needs using one systematic screening tool: the Student Risk Screening Scale. We discussed the importance of systematic screening and presented…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Intervention, Screening Tests, Student Needs
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Jabbar, Huriya; Li, Dongmei M. – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2016
School choice policies, such as charter schools and vouchers, are in part designed to induce competition between schools. While several studies have examined the impact of private school competition on public schools, few studies have explored school leaders' perceptions of private school competitors. This study examines the extent to which public…
Descriptors: School Choice, Public Schools, Charter Schools, Private Schools
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Tatli, Cemal; Kiliç, Eylem – Interactive Learning Environments, 2016
The aim of this quantitative study is to examine high school teachers' use of specific features of interactive whiteboards (IWBs). During the 2012-2013 academic school year, 535 teachers in pilot schools from 10 provinces under the FATIH Project (Movement of Enhancing Opportunities and Improving Technology) participated. Data were collected…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Interactive Video, Bulletin Boards
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Abolfazli, Elham; Saidabadi, Reza Yousefi; Fallah, Vahid – International Education Studies, 2016
The purpose of the present study is to investigate indifference management structural model in education system of Ardabil Province. The research method was integration study using Alli modeling. Statistical society of research was 420 assistant professors of educational science, managers, and deputies of Ardabil's second period of high schools…
Descriptors: Sampling, Structural Equation Models, Questionnaires, Computer Software
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Ansah-Hughes, Winifred – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
The purpose of this study was to examine job satisfaction among teachers in the Techiman Municipality. Three hundred and six (306) teachers were randomly sampled from a total of one thousand four hundred and sixty-one (1461) Junior High School and Senior High School teachers in the Municipality. The instrument used for the data collection was the…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Secondary School Teachers, High Schools, Junior High Schools
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Haxton, Clarisse; Song, Mengli; Zeiser, Kristina; Berger, Andrea; Turk-Bicakci, Lori; Garet, Michael S.; Knudson, Joel; Hoshen, Gur – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2016
This study is a randomized controlled trial that assessed the impact of Early College High Schools on students' high school graduation, college enrollment, and college degree attainment, as well as students' high school experiences using extant data and survey data. The study included 10 Early Colleges that enrolled students in Grades 9 to 12 in…
Descriptors: High Schools, Colleges, Dual Enrollment, Acceleration (Education)
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