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Mlinarevic, Vesnica, Ed.; Brust Nemet, Maja, Ed.; Bushati, Jozef, Ed. – Online Submission, 2015
Faculty of Educational Sciences has recognized the importance of education for interculturalism, and it organizes the conference entitled "Education for interculturalism" every five years, so that all participants could gain new insights about interculturalism and strengthen their intercultural competencies. Modern interculturalism, as a…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Civil Rights, Teaching Methods, Multicultural Education
Hosgörür, Tugba; Yorulmaz, Yilmaz Ilker – Online Submission, 2016
The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of the power sources used by lecturers in class management on pre-service teachers' perceptions of fairness regarding their learning environment. The sample of the study, which was designed in the correlational survey model, consists of 455 pre-service teachers studying at Mugla Sitki Kocman…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Justice
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Grammes, Tilman; Açikalin, Mehmet – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2016
The classroom with its teaching-learning dynamics creates a kind of "embryonic society" in which the micro-policies of collective social knowledge construction and meaning can be re-constructed; therefore, it can be considered as a kind of "mirror" of political culture. Thus, comparative lesson research, which requires in-depth…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Data Collection, Data Interpretation
Basal, Ahmet – Online Submission, 2015
Today, the rapid advances in technology have been drastically changing and shaping the way humans live.In line with these developments, the use of technology in education has been on the increase and language education is no exception. Therefore, the expectations from language teachers have been changing. As expected from all teachers of other…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Technology Uses in Education, Language Teachers
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Sandoval, Ivonne; Solares Rojas, Armando; García-Campos, Montserrat – North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2017
We present results of the analysis of knowledge used by a secondary school mathematics teacher in her classroom practice. This knowledge takes shape and is displayed as specific teaching strategies in the management of her class when she incorporates Computer Algebra Systems. Based on observations of regular classes, we find that her knowledge…
Descriptors: Secondary School Mathematics, Secondary School Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Educational Strategies
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Çaliskan, Hüseyin – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2015
The purpose of this research project was to evaluate the performance and conditions of elementary-level social studies teachers, and how such variables affect their overall ability to create a constructivist learning environment. The research group was composed of 241 social studies teachers. A Turkish translation of the work "Constructivist…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Constructivism (Learning), Elementary School Teachers, Geographic Location
Ho, Rose – 2003
The primary objective of the action research chronicled (in English and Chinese) in this book was to shift the teaching method used by preschool teachers in Hong Kong from a teacher-directed mode by training them to use the Project Approach. The secondary objective was to measure children's achievement while using the Project Approach, focusing on…
Descriptors: Action Research, Foreign Countries, Multilingual Materials, Preschool Children
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Sandoval, Ivonne; Lupiáñez, José-Luis; Moctezuma, Mario – North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2016
The study of three-dimensional objects is undertaken in the Mexican curriculum throughout all levels of basic education. However, few studies relate to the mathematics knowledge needed to teach those ideas. This report represents an approach to the study of such knowledge. The approach is based on an account, developed from class observations, of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Observation
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Moore, Emily, Ed.; Dooly, Melinda, Ed. –, 2017
This handbook has been conceived as a guide for young researchers embarking on the exciting journey of investigating different aspects of plurilingual education. The text can also serve to review ideas previously encountered, and perhaps as a means of interrogating research methodologies in plurilingual contexts for those who already have ample…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Research Methodology, Multilingualism, Guides
Peko, Andelka, Ed.; Sablic, Marija, Ed.; Jindra, Ranka, Ed. – Online Submission, 2010
The democratic changes that occurred in Croatia within last two decades are oriented towards European values and multi-intercultural perspectives. Let us remember that, according to the census from 1991, Croatia was inhabited with people from 27 nations, with Croats being a majority. During the Homeland war, basically a defensive war against the…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Conferences (Gatherings), Conference Papers, Foreign Countries
Tavarez Da Costa, Pedro – Online Submission, 2012
This article discusses the relationship between introversion/extroversion and a student's performance (academic achievement) as perceived by Teachers of English as a Foreign Language in three regional centers of the Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo. There have been a great number of international studies already published to try to explain…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Poliquin-Verville, Helene; Royer, Egide – 1992
This document presents both the English and French language versions of a synthesis of research and principles underlying Quebec school support measures for students with behavioral difficulties. The first part examines the definition of students with behavioral difficulties; the prevalence of this phenomenon; the history of this field of…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Definitions, Educational History, Educational Practices
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Valenzuela García, Carlos; Figueras, Olimpia; Arnau Vera, David; Gutiérrez-Soto, Juan – North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2017
In this paper characterizations of mental objects for fractions of middle school students (from 12 to 14 years old) with absenteeism problems and low academic performance, are described. A test was designed as part of a research whose general purpose is to contribute in the building up of better mental objects for fractions through a teaching…
Descriptors: Fractions, Middle School Students, Secondary School Mathematics, Foreign Countries
Pavlekovic, Margita, Ed. – Online Submission, 2011
In the monograph The Math Teacher (following the Third International Scientific Colloquium Mathematics and Children in 2011), the term "teacher" designates a person who teaches mathematics, and the context of each article reveals whether this implies the teacher at a pre-school institution, a school or a university instructor. In…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Mathematics Education, Action Research, Self Efficacy
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Yilmaz, Ali; Kirtel, Aysegül – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2015
Acquisitions on history and historical topics constitute an important section of Social Studies curricula. Such a curricula which is prepared on the basis of a constructivist approach should be applied within the light of accurately chosen methods. Performing social studies course, one of main objectives of which is to train active citizens by…
Descriptors: Social Studies, History Instruction, Teaching Methods, Preservice Teachers
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