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Cardinot, Adriana; Fairfield, Jessamyn A. – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2019
In this research article, the authors developed a novel astronomy board game and examined how this approach could facilitate the learning and teaching of astronomy topics covered in the new Irish Science Syllabus. A total of 119 post-primary students took part in the pilot trial across Ireland. Data was collected via feedback questionnaires,…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Learner Engagement, Physics, Astronomy
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Lyngstad, Idar; Bjerke, Øyvind; Lagestad, Pål – Sport, Education and Society, 2019
Previous research shows that understanding pupils' emotional affiliations with content in physical education (PE) is important. Findings point out the importance of the teacher signaling that the pupil is seen beyond the skill and knowledge aspects in class. However, the research literature does not offer very many detailed elaborations on the…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Teacher Student Relationship, Trust (Psychology), Feedback (Response)
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Inon, Magen – Ethics and Education, 2019
Research shows that various pharmaceuticals can offer modest cognition enhancing effects for healthy individuals. These finding have caused some academics to support liberal use of pharmacological cognitive enhancement (PCE) in schools and universities. This approach partially arises from arguments implying there is little moral justification for…
Descriptors: Pharmacology, Drug Use, Cognitive Ability, Moral Values
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Borovay, Lindsay A.; Shore, Bruce M.; Caccese, Christina; Yang, Ethan; Hua, Olivia – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2019
Beyond cognitive outcomes, inquiry instruction can have positive general and differentiated affective outcomes. In this exploratory study, teacher-nominated high- to low-average achievers in Grades 5 through 9 (N = 272, mean age 11.7 years), in classrooms exhibiting rare, occasional, and frequent inquiry qualities, were assessed on…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Teaching Methods, Outcomes of Education, High Achievement
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Jaffe-Walter, Reva – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2019
Drawing on an ethnographic case study of Muslim youth in a Danish lower secondary school, this article explores teacher talk about Muslim immigrant students and how teachers engaged liberal ideals of respect, individualism, and equality in ways that racialized immigrant students. I consider moments of vacillation in teacher talk to explore…
Descriptors: Muslims, Nationalism, Case Studies, Secondary School Students
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Groves, Emily A.; Austin, Jennifer L. – Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 2019
The Good Behavior Game (GBG) is a classroom management system that employs an interdependent group contingency, whereby students work as a team to win the game. Although previous anecdotal data have suggested that this arrangement may promote prosocial behavior, teachers may have concerns about its fairness and potential to evoke negative peer…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Student Behavior, Peer Influence, Classroom Techniques
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van Straaten, Dick; Wilschut, Arie; Oostdam, Ron – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
History education frequently aims at developing active citizenship by using the past to orientate to the present and the future. A pedagogy for pursuing this aim is making connections between the past and the present by means of comparing cases of an enduring human issue. To examine the feasibility and desirability of this case-comparison teaching…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Case Method (Teaching Technique)
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Haidar, Sham – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2019
In Pakistan, English is one of the official languages and the language of higher education, a prerequisite for professional positions, and the most prestigious language. However, access to English may not be the same for people belonging to different socioeconomic statuses because of different school systems. There are different schools for the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Phenomenology, English (Second Language)
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Joong, Yee Han Peter; Mangali, Glen; Reganit, Arnulfo R.; Swan, Barry – International Journal of Educational Reform, 2019
This study examines how secondary school teachers have implemented educational reforms in the Philippines. Data sources were surveys for sample teachers and students in 20 schools on how often a teaching or evaluation strategy was used in various courses. The study concluded that most teachers were able to adopt most of the reforms. Even though…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Secondary School Students
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Abbasi, Wajahat Taj; Ahmad, Mudassar Mahmood; Mohammed, Faiza Abdalla Elhussien – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
Dictionary is an acknowledged learning tool which has a tremendous role in acquiring a language. It has proved to be helpful in learning vocabulary and developing language proficiency. The use of monolingual dictionaries is thought to be very fruitful for learning vocabulary. The present study used survey method to gain the perception of the…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, English Language Learners, English (Second Language), Dictionaries
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Adolfsson, Carl-Henrik; Håkansson, Jan – Improving Schools, 2019
In light of an international policy movement to increase focus on students' academic achievement, the question of how to improve schools has become an important issue at all levels in the school system. Substantial resources have been invested in reforms to improve conditions for pupils' learning. Great expectations and responsibility are often…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, School Effectiveness, Faculty Development, Educational Environment
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Baverstock, Alison; Steinitz, Jackie; Morris, Julie; Fenwick, Catherine – Education 3-13, 2019
Coombe Boys' School in New Malden worked with Kingston University to establish a 'Big Read', a scheme of pre-arrival shared-reading for boys transitioning from local primary schools into year 7 of the Coombe Boys' secondary school. A novel was chosen for shared-reading, and all arriving pupils were given a copy at their Induction Day (at the end…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries, Males
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Yavuz, Olcay; Parzych, Jennifer; Generali, Margaret – Education and Urban Society, 2019
This quantitative correlational study was designed to investigate whether the core and enrichment college readiness program needs within high-poverty urban schools significantly varied with respect to grade level and stakeholder perceptions. Statistically significant differences were discovered in parent, student, and faculty perceptions in core…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, College Readiness, Program Effectiveness, Poverty
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Ewe, Linda Plantin – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2019
This systematic review integrates the existing literature regarding relationships that students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have with their teachers, in mainstream inclusive primary, secondary and high school settings. Theoretical approaches and methodical choices were considered in understanding the literature and…
Descriptors: Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Teacher Student Relationship, Attachment Behavior
Mwanda, Gideon; Midigo, Ronnie – Online Submission, 2019
Constructivist teaching and learning approach is one of teaching approach gaining popularity based on its principles of learner centered education. This study investigated the effectiveness of constructivist method of instruction on learning biology and challenges facing its implementation in secondary school students. The study design was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Constructivism (Learning), Instructional Effectiveness
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