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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
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English, Lyn D. – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2017
Navigating the current STEM agendas and debates is complex and challenging. Perspectives on the nature of STEM education and how it should be implemented without losing discipline integrity, approaches to incorporating the arts (STEAM) and how equity in access to STEM education can be increased are just a few of the many issues faced by…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Middle Schools
Principal Leadership, 2012
This article features Lesher Middle School, a school of choice, as are all of the schools in the Poudre School District in Ft. Collins, Colorado. In 2004, it was a traditional junior high school with a declining enrollment that housed an application-based International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IB MYP) that resulted in tracking…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Educational Practices, School Culture, School Turnaround
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Syaiful; Kamid; Huda, Nizlel – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2021
This study aimed to determine the emotional intelligence of junior high school students, especially in managing emotions, recognizing emotions, and motivating themselves. This was quantitative study with survey design. There were 102 respondents participated in this research that were obtained based on purposive technique. The instruments used in…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Junior High School Students, Mathematics Education, Emotional Response
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Schielack, Janie; Seeley, Cathy L. – Teaching Children Mathematics, 2010
In the move from elementary to middle school mathematics, students encounter major changes in instructional materials and approaches, work expectations, school structure, and general level of difficulty in material. Research shows that, in general, students suffer significant declines in academic achievement in the transition from elementary…
Descriptors: Mathematics Curriculum, Middle Schools, Student Attitudes, Instructional Materials
Shapiro, Michael N. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This dissertation investigated the reasons that school districts chose to change the structure of their middle grades learning environments from the traditional junior high school to the newer middle school model. The study answers the following research questions: According to the perceptions of teachers, school and district administrators, and…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Middle Schools, Junior High Schools, School Districts
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Taley, Isaac Bengre; Adusei, Matilda Sarpong – Journal of Research and Advances in Mathematics Education, 2020
Helping junior high school students to use calculators and computers for problem solving and investigating real-life situations is an objective of the junior high school mathematics curriculum in Ghana. Ironically, there is a technological drought in junior high school mathematics instruction in Ghana, with a suspicion that mathematics teachers'…
Descriptors: Junior High School Teachers, Calculators, Foreign Countries, Mathematics Teachers
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Widodo, Sri Adi; Turmudi; Dahlan, Jarnawi Afgani; Harini, Esti; Sulistyowati, Fitria – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2020
The purpose of this study was to confirm the factors that influence the sociomathematics norm. The method used in this research is the ex post facto. The subjects in this study were seventh-grade junior high school students in the city of Yogyakarta, Indonesia (264 students) taken by cluster random sampling. The instrument used was a…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Mathematics Instruction, Social Attitudes, Junior High School Students
Spies, Erin Marie – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Characteristics of effective transition programs include (a) providing realistic experiences of middle school expectations for incoming students, (b) frequent communication with students, parents, and staff, and (c) extensive and ongoing planning, assessment, and redesign of the transition program. While these effective components of a transition…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Elementary School Students, Middle School Students, Transitional Programs
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Peteros, Emerson; Gamboa, Antonietta; Etcuban, Jonathan O.; Dinauanao, Aahron; Sitoy, Regina; Arcadio, Redjie – International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education, 2020
Self-concept in mathematics can be defined as student ratings of their skills, ability, enjoyment, and interest in mathematics is seen as an essential factor in their achievement in math. This study assessed the self-concept and academic performance in Math of the Grade 10 students of a public national high school, Cebu, Philippines. The study…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Instruction, Self Concept, Student Attitudes
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Song, Yingquan; Loyalka, Prashant; Wei, Jianguo – Chinese Education and Society, 2013
This article analyzes rural middle school students' tracking intentions (academic high school, vocational high school, or going to work), actual education choices, and the factors affecting them, using a random sampled baseline survey and follow-up survey of 2,216 second-year students residing outside of county seats in forty-one impoverished…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Junior High School Students, Rural Schools, Rural Areas
Principal Leadership, 2011
The language that students and teachers use to describe what they like best about M. O. Ramay Junior High School is strikingly similar. Both groups talk at length about how they are treated with respect and given freedom. Teachers describe the freedom to teach and students describe the freedom to be an individual. Both groups quickly add that with…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Freedom, Educational Improvement, Academic Achievement
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Darsono – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
Mathematics as an abstract science can be easily understood by a junior high school student when it is accompanied by concrete examples which is appropriate to the situation and conditions encountered. At the level of cognitive development, children actually very much based on the movements and actions. In this case, the children will learn at…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Middle School Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Equations (Mathematics)
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Smith, Tyler E.; Reinke, Wendy M.; Herman, Keith C.; Sebastian, James – Grantee Submission, 2021
As leaders in the school, principals play an important role in fostering family engagement. Unfortunately, little is known about specific aspects of leadership that promote family engagement. Collegial leadership, an aspect of principal leadership that promotes organizational health via trusting relationships and a sense of community, may be…
Descriptors: Principals, Leadership Styles, Family School Relationship, Administrator Role
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Soysal, Yilmaz – Learning: Research and Practice, 2021
This study intended to explore elementary and middle school science teachers' metadiscourse moves (MDMs) in Vygotskian perspective. MDMs indicates teacher-led attempts to cognitively engage students in classroom's verbal occurrences. Participants of the study were 71 fifth, sixth, and seventh-grade students and their science teachers (two females,…
Descriptors: Middle School Teachers, Science Teachers, Classroom Communication, Discourse Analysis
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