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Marliana, Anis; Anshari; Amir, Johar – International Journal of Language Education, 2021
"Pasang Ri Kajang" is an Ammatoa community life guidance which is consist of a collection of ancestral mandates. The formulation of the problem in this study is how "Pasang Ri Kajang," which is Local Wisdom, contains aspects of Proverbs, Proverbs and Literature Characteristics the purpose of this research study is: Getting a…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, Proverbs, Guidance, Literature
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Ainley, Janet; Pratt, Dave – Statistics Education Research Journal, 2017
Previous research has demonstrated how young children can identify the signal in data. In this exploratory study we considered how they might also express meanings for noise when creating computational models using recent developments in software tools. We conducted extended clinical interviews with four groups of 11-year-olds and analysed the…
Descriptors: Computation, Models, Children, Interviews
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Bose, Arindam – ZDM: Mathematics Education, 2021
There is a disconnect between what most curricular documents suggest about connecting classroom pedagogy with learners' language and everyday context, and what the language of mathematics textbooks and the language of mathematics classroom practices present. Attempting to bridge this gap is often a design challenge for classroom teaching practices…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Instructional Design
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Switzer, J. Matt – Mathematics Teacher, 2014
Students often have difficulty with graphing inequalities (see Filloy, Rojano, and Rubio 2002; Drijvers 2002), and J. Matt Switzer's students were no exception. Although students can produce graphs for simple inequalities, they often struggle when the format of the inequality is unfamiliar. Even when producing a correct graph of an…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Graphs, Learning Activities, Concept Formation
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Siry, Christina; Gorges, Anna – International Journal of Science Education, 2020
This manuscript elaborates the value of looking beyond the written and spoken word in science education research and practice at the early childhood level. We examine one plurilingual child's descriptions of a science activity to explore the "diversity of resources" that she used while expressing her understandings of a sound…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Science Instruction, Nonverbal Communication, Freehand Drawing
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Oakhill, Jane; Cain, Kate; Nesi, Barbara – Scientific Studies of Reading, 2016
This article reports a study in which good and poor comprehenders (in 2 age groups: 8- and 10-year-olds) read short passages containing phrases that could be interpreted as idiomatic or not, depending on the context. Familiarity was manipulated by including real (English) idioms and novel (translations of Italian) idioms. Reading times for the…
Descriptors: Language Patterns, Reading Comprehension, Children, Age Differences
Molinari, Camille A. – 1990
Children can become script masters if they have a teacher/director who follows certain procedures, such as: (1) select a script that has relevancy to the cast; (2) audition the children via an interview process prior to reading the script for the first time; (3) cast the children based on appearance, sound of the voice, and personality more than…
Descriptors: Critical Reading, Dialogs (Literary), Dramatics, Elementary Education
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Cheah, Charissa S. L.; Li, Jin; Zhou, Nan; Yamamoto, Yoko; Leung, Christy Y. Y. – Developmental Psychology, 2015
Maternal warmth, the quality of the affectional bond between mothers and their children, has been found to be consistently associated with children's positive developmental outcomes in Western cultures. However, researchers debate the potential differences in the cultural meanings of maternal warmth, particularly between Chinese and European…
Descriptors: Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Whites, Immigrants
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Blair, Elizabeth E.; Miller, Rebecca B.; Ong, Maria; Zastavker, Yevgeniya V. – Journal of Engineering Education, 2017
Background: Despite long-standing initiatives to improve gender equity across STEM fields, women's representation in undergraduate engineering programs remains low. STEM faculty, as influential gatekeepers, can promote gender inclusivity in these fields. Yet, little is known about how faculty construct their responsibilities to advance gender…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Engineering Education, STEM Education, College Faculty
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Doush, Iyad Abu; Al-Bdarneh, Sondos – International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 2013
Automatic processing of mathematical information on the web imposes some difficulties. This paper presents a novel technique for automatic generation of mathematical equations semantic and Arabic translation on the web. The proposed system facilitates unambiguous representation of mathematical equations by correlating equations to their known…
Descriptors: Mathematical Formulas, Semitic Languages, Web Sites, Mathematics Instruction
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Brown, Susannah L.; Bousalis, Rina – Art Education, 2017
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 by the United Nations includes Article 19, which protects the "right to freedom of opinion and expression" and the right to "impart information and ideas through any media" (UN General Assembly, 1948, art. 19), which are qualities inherent to artistic creativity as a human…
Descriptors: Refugees, Art, Student Empowerment, Art Expression
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Al-Mansour, Monirah A. – International Education Studies, 2018
This study is mainly based on conducted naturalistic descriptive observation of 13 children ages 6-8 years using open-ended materials in their play at the Creative Play Club (CPC). The research carefully examines and analyzes how four boys and nine girls in the CPC used open-ended materials in their play over 8 weeks. One aim was to evaluate…
Descriptors: Young Children, Play, Clubs, Case Studies
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Flodin, Veronica S. – Science & Education, 2017
The purpose of this study is to interpret and qualitatively characterise the content in some research articles and evaluate cases of possible difference in meanings of the gene concept used. Using a reformulation of Hirst's criteria of forms of knowledge, articles from five different sub-disciplines in biology (transmission genetic, molecular…
Descriptors: Research Reports, Genetics, Scientific Concepts, Definitions
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Hell, Anna; Godhe, Anna-Lena; Brante, Eva Wennås – The EUROCALL Review, 2021
This study explores how newly arrived young students created meaning, communicated, and expressed themselves using digital technology in the subject of Swedish as a second language (SSL). The qualitative case study presented in this article focuses on how the orchestration of teaching contributed to opportunities for digital meaning-making in the…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Swedish, Native Language
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Lavina, Leanne; Fleet, Alma; Niland, Amanda – Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 2017
Understanding how teachers come to know and make sense of teaching is a challenging endeavor. Uncovering elusive strands of thinking through arts-informed approaches has the potential to transform personal understandings of teacher selves and professional practice across diverse early childhood contexts (Clandinin, Downey, & Huber, 2009).…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Art Expression, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers
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