NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
Showing all 4 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Israel, Maya; Wang, Shuai; Marino, Matthew T. – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2016
Extant research reports differential effects related to the efficacy of video games as a means to enhance science instruction. However, there are very few studies examining differences in learning outcomes across student-level independent variables. This study used multilevel modeling to examine the effects of three video game-enhanced life…
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Video Games, Learning Disabilities, Reading Ability
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Goodson-Espy, Tracy; Cifarelli, Victor V.; Pugalee, David; Lynch-Davis, Kathleen; Morge, Shelby; Salinas, Tracie – School Science and Mathematics, 2014
This study explored how mathematics content and methods courses for preservice elementary and middle school teachers could be improved through the integration of a set of instructional materials based on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). A set of eight instructional modules was developed and tested. The study involved 7…
Descriptors: Methods Courses, Course Content, Mathematics Education, Program Improvement
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Blazar, David; Kraft, Matthew A. – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2017
Research has focused predominantly on how teachers affect students' achievement on standardized tests despite evidence that a broad range of attitudes and behaviors are equally important to their long-term success. We find that upper-elementary teachers have large effects on self-reported measures of students' self-efficacy in math, and happiness…
Descriptors: Teacher Influence, Mathematics Achievement, Student Attitudes, Student Behavior
Miller, Jon D.; McConeghy, Janet – 1982
To facilitate the secondary analysis of citizenship and social studies data collected by the National Assessment for Educational Progress, this project constructed a set of three consolidated data archives and provided a simplified documentation system for users. The three consolidated files produced were (1) the 1971-72 Social Studies Assessment,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Age Groups, Citizenship, Data