NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing 1 to 15 of 2,828 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Chatila, Hanadi; Al Husseiny, Fatima – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2017
Recent research findings have shown that cooperative learning improves students' thinking skills as it allows them to communicate actively with each other (Johnson, Johnson and Smith, 2014). Therefore, cooperative learning has been proposed by many educators to be implemented in classrooms to produce lifelong learners and critical thinkers…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Biology, Skill Development, Science Process Skills
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Caicedo Triviño, Paula Andrea – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2016
Seventh grade teachers at a Colombian public school chose cooperative learning as a strategy to improve student's social performance and as a tool to get learners to enrich their academic level. This article reports on an action research and innovation project focused on the results eight students obtained in their written performance in English…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperative Learning, Middle School Students, Adolescents
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Contreras León, Janeth Juliana; Chapetón Castro, Claudia Marcela – HOW, 2016
This article is a report of a pedagogical intervention which was developed with a group of seventh graders during their English as a foreign language class in a public school in Bogotá. It is part of an investigation in which the main purpose was to foster students' classroom interaction through the use of cooperative learning principles from a…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Grade 7
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Capps, Daniel K.; Crawford, Barbara A. – Journal of Science Teacher Education, 2013
Anecdotal accounts from science educators suggest that few teachers are teaching science as inquiry. However, there is little empirical evidence to support this claim. This study aimed to provide evidence-based documentation of the state-of-use of inquiry-based instruction and explicit instruction about nature of science (NOS). We examined the…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Active Learning, Direct Instruction, Science Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wolgast, Anett – Large-scale Assessments in Education, 2018
Background: Beliefs about one's own abilities and perspective-taking are essential for appropriate behavior in professional and social life, cooperative learning, and situations were conflict is occurring. The social comparison theory and previous research suggested positive relations between school students' beliefs about one's own abilities and…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Student Attitudes, Perspective Taking, Grade 5
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Dasdemir, Ikramettin – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2016
The aim of this research is to determine the effect of the different teaching methods, on seventh-grade students' academic achievement and scientific attitudes. The research was carried out using quasi-experimental methods. The research sample consisted of 84 seventh grade students studying in three different classes. One of these classes an…
Descriptors: Teaching Models, Cooperative Learning, Animation, Grade 7
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Sun, Daner; Looi, Chee-Kit; Xie, Wenting – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2017
When inquiry-based learning is designed for a collaborative context, the interactions that arise in the learning environment can become fairly complex. While the learning effectiveness of such learning environments has been reported in the literature, there have been fewer studies on the students' learning processes. To address this, the article…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Inquiry, Secondary School Students, Concept Formation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Guzey, S. Selcen; Moore, Tamara J.; Harwell, Michael; Moreno, Mario – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2016
In many countries around the world, there has been an increasing emphasis on improving science education. Recent reform efforts in the USA call for teachers to integrate scientific and engineering practices into science teaching; for example, science teachers are asked to provide learning experiences for students that apply crosscutting concepts…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Middle School Students, Grade 7, Biological Sciences
Baek, Youngkyun; Whitton, Nicola – IGI Global, 2013
In K-12 classrooms, as well as on the college and university level, the incorporation of digital games has played a vital role in the educational system. While introducing teachers to new fields, these digital games have been designed and implemented for the classroom and have shown positive results at a variety of educational levels. Cases on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Student Attitudes, Second Language Learning
Jacobs, Charlotte E.; Kuriloff, Peter J.; Cox, Amanda B. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2014
If educators want to engage girls in learning, they must align teaching practices with girls' specific needs. In a study modeled after Reichert and Hawley's study of boys, the authors learned that lessons with hands-on learning, elements of creativity, multimodal projects, and class discussions all worked to stimulate girls'…
Descriptors: Females, Gender Differences, Learner Engagement, Student Needs
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Virgin, Robb – Social Studies, 2014
Many school districts across North America have turned to a framework for curriculum design and instruction called "Understanding by Design." Included in the framework is a call for teachers to create "essential questions" that provocatively ask students to consider and learn the "big ideas and core processes within the…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Curriculum Design, Questioning Techniques, Learner Controlled Instruction
Brown, Raymond; Redmond, Trevor – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2016
This paper explores the construction of classroom contexts facilitative of student engagement in Mathematics. Employing a form of discourse analysis framed within a participation approach to learning, the paper provides insights into the construction of such contexts. The affordances and constraints of constructing such a context are discussed in…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Mathematics Instruction, Classroom Environment, Context Effect
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Caddle, Mary C.; Bautista, Alfredo; Brizuela, Bárbara M.; Sharpe, Sheree T. – REDIMAT - Journal of Research in Mathematics Education, 2016
While there is widespread agreement that one-size-fits-all professional development (PD) initiatives have limited potential to foster teacher learning, much existing PD is still designed without attention to teachers' motivations and needs. This paper shows that the strengths and weaknesses of middle school mathematics teachers that engage in PD…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Teachers, Professional Development, Teacher Motivation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Pantaleo, Sylvia – English in Australia, 2014
During a classroom-based study that explored the teaching and learning of visual elements of art and design, Grade 7 students had the opportunity to read four graphic novels. Theoretically, the research was informed by social semiotics, visual literacy, sociocultural theory, and Rosenblatt's transactional theory of reading. The instructional unit…
Descriptors: Novels, Picture Books, Cartoons, Grade 7
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Protacio, Maria Selena – RMLE Online: Research in Middle Level Education, 2017
This study investigates the reading engagement of four middle school English learners in their English or English as a Second Language classroom. Students with high levels of reading engagement are those who (a) are motivated to read, (b) use strategies when reading, (c) use reading as a way to construct meaning from texts, and (d) participate in…
Descriptors: Case Studies, English Language Learners, Middle School Students, Reading Motivation
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  189