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Keynes, Matilda – Curriculum Inquiry, 2021
Existing research on history education's role in agendas of transitional justice is focused on societies undertaking regime change or rebuilding after extensive conflict and often centres disciplinary competencies as part of educational reform objectives to support political transition. However, the orientation towards transitional justice in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History Instruction, Role of Education, National Curriculum
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Palkovich, Einat Natalie – Children's Literature in Education, 2019
The astronomical success of "Matilda the Musical" can be attributed to a variety of factors, including the popularity of Roald Dahl himself. Yet, anyone who knows the novel cannot help but notice that this award-winning musical has made significant changes to the original plot. While revisions are to be expected when novels are adapted…
Descriptors: Novels, Childrens Literature, Drama, Moral Values
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Keynes, Matilda; Marsden, Beth – History of Education Review, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the ways that history curriculum has worked to legitimise dispossession through narratives that elide questions of Indigenous sovereignty, and which construct and consolidate white settler identity and possession. Design/methodology/approach: The paper uses two case studies to compare history…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Curriculum Development, Educational History, Indigenous Populations
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Wiklund, Matilda – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2018
Understanding the media as co-producer of education policy is at the centre of this study. The media's strong focus on education crisis in recent decades serves as a background. The aim is to investigate education discourses that are dominantly actualised in media texts during electoral periods, and to analyse how they construct education and…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Elections, Newspapers, Foreign Countries
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Carr, Elizabeth – Teaching History, 2021
Dissatisfied by her previous enquiries on medieval kingship and inspired by Helen Castor's "She-Wolves," Elizabeth Carr sought to incorporate the stories of powerful medieval women such as Empress Matilda and Eleanor of Aquitaine into her Key Stage 3 curriculum. Carr used these stories to highlight to her pupils the crucial substantive…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Medieval History, Politics, Females
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Pope, James; Round, Julia – Children's Literature in Education, 2015
The paper presents findings from a reader response study conducted in February 2013 with 150 children aged 7-11 in which they discussed extracts and clips from Roald Dahl's "Matilda" (1988) and its cinematic adaptation (1996). Dahl and "Matilda" were chosen because they provoke emphatic responses from adults, often commenting…
Descriptors: Reader Response, Childrens Literature, Films, Children
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Wiklund, Matilda; Andersson, Annika – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2018
A multitude of different technologies are used in school today. Some are provided by the school and others are brought by the individual teacher or student. In addition, different applications are available. In this study the focus is on student-initiated uses of technology and how it conditions learning. Based on a case study with surveys,…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Case Studies, Educational Technology, Foreign Countries
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Berg, Matilda; Andersson, Gerhard; Rozental, Alexander – SAGE Open, 2020
Evaluating knowledge and learning in psychotherapy is a growing field of research. Studies that develop and evaluate valid tests are lacking, however. Here, in the context of internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy (ICBT) for adolescents, a new test was developed using subject matter experts, consensus among researchers, self-reports by…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Intervention, Anxiety, Depression (Psychology)
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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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Eklund, Gunilla; Sundqvist, Christel; Lindell, Matilda; Toppinen, Heidi – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2021
This study aimed to investigate Finnish primary school teachers' experiences of the three-tiered support system, which was launched in 2010-2011 with the goal of promoting the inclusive approach in Finnish compulsory school. Data were collected through semi-structured interviews with eight teachers in Finland, and the analysis was based on a…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Inclusion
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Kerby, Martin Charles; Baguley, Margaret Mary; MacDonald, Abbey – Children's Literature in Education, 2019
Over the past two decades children's picture books dealing with the Australian experience during the First World War have sought to balance a number of thematic imperatives. The increasingly sentimentalised construct of the Australian soldier as a victim of trauma, the challenge of providing a moral lesson that reflects both modern ideological…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Picture Books, War, World History
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Khaksar, Seyed Mohammad Sadegh; Slade, Bret; Wallace, Jennifer; Gurinder, Kaur – International Journal of Educational Management, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to address the role of social robots in the education industry, specifically within special developmental schools, as a part of an innovation technology portfolio. It identifies critical success factors (CSFs) arising from the development, adoption and implementation of social robots to educate students with…
Descriptors: Robotics, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Special Schools
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Larsson, Andreas; Stafstedt, Matilda; Schönborn, Konrad J. – Contributions from Science Education Research, 2019
Thermal science is a perennial obstacle for learners. Infrared camera technology provides an opportunity for pupils to confront challenging thermal ideas. From an embodied cognition perspective, sensory experiences form metaphoric relations that underpin conceptualisation and reasoning about abstract scientific phenomena. This study investigated…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Elementary School Students, Children, Grade 4
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Grönlund, Åke; Wiklund, Matilda; Böö, Rickard – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
Collaborative digital textbooks--comprehensive materials covering entire curriculums--are developing from being books in pdf format to becoming collaborative digital environments where teachers and students can communicate, engage in feedback and discussions, share and manipulate materials, test knowledge, and monitor results. This study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Publishing, Textbooks, Educational Technology
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Liljedahl, Matilda; Björck, Erik; Ponzer, Sari; Bolander Laksov, Klara – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
Through an exploration of the interdependence between workplace affordances and individual engagement, this study addressed how medical students interact with clinical learning environments (CLEs). Building on the workplace participatory practices approach outlined by Billett, CLEs can be viewed as constructed through a negotiation of meaning…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Clinical Experience, Hospitals, Foreign Countries
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