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Vossoughi, Shirin; Escudé, Meg; Kitundu, Walter; Espinoza, Manuel Luis – Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 2021
Drawing from a range of ethnographic information gathered within a participatory design project on after-school learning and educational justice, this paper describes the new ways of seeing and relating that emerged when researchers and educators "examined the obvious" (Erickson 1973/84) and closely analyzed the embodied--physical,…
Descriptors: Ethics, Perception, Learning, Teacher Student Relationship
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Simeon, Moses Irekpita; Samsudin, Mohd Ali; Yakob, Nooraida – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2022
The study investigated the effect of using a design thinking teaching method on male and female students' achievement in some selected secondary school physics concepts in the context of STEM learning. The study was carried out in an afterschool environment which necessitated the researcher using a single group quasi experimental research design…
Descriptors: Design, Science Achievement, Physics, Scientific Concepts
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Curry, Marnie Willis; Athanases, Steven Z. – Teachers College Record, 2020
Background/Context: Urban public high schools serving low-SES communities historically have underserved nondominant culturally and linguistically diverse students by divesting them of social and cultural resources and delivering impoverished curriculum and instruction. Associated with such subtractive schooling, many Latinx youth have suffered…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Hispanic American Students, High School Students, Performance Based Assessment
Education Commission of the States, 2020
Following a high-quality early care and pre-K experience, the kindergarten-through-third-grade years set the foundation upon which future learning builds; and strengthening this continuum creates opportunities for later success. Key components of a quality experience in K-3 include school readiness and transitions, kindergarten requirements,…
Descriptors: State Policy, Educational Policy, Primary Education, Intervention
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Adusei, Henry; Sarfo, Jacob Owusu – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2020
Mathematics is an important subject in senior high education as it forms the basis for most taught subjects. In Ghana, it is a common practice to find parents enrolling their children in private after-school mathematics tutorials. Teachers who teach after-school tutorials usually organize class after school hours or during the weekends for a fee.…
Descriptors: After School Education, Mathematics Instruction, Foreign Countries, High School Students
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Kim, Juli; Gilliam, Paola; Barrett, Sharon Kebschull – Center on Reinventing Public Education, 2021
Prepandemic, the Denver-based African Leadership Group (ALG) helped immigrant families navigate public schooling, finding that districts generally did not respond adequately to immigrant students' and families' needs. Knowing that children from African immigrant families were among those most at risk of falling behind when COVID forced school…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Community Organizations, Immigrants
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Taie, Soheyla; Lewis, Laurie – National Center for Education Statistics, 2021
This Data Point examines whether teachers are required to help students with their academic or social and emotional needs outside regular school hours in public and private schools in the United States before the coronavirus pandemic. It uses data from the public and private school principal data files of the 2017-18 National Teacher and Principal…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Teacher Responsibility, After School Education, Public School Teachers
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Buo, Carrie; Eagle-Malone, Rebecca – Online Submission, 2021
Children in urban environments tend to have limited exposure to environmental education programs for many reasons. This paper describes the development of a short-session after-school program, created to introduce children in an inner-city school to the concept of urban ecology. In this program, we met with a class of 20 fifth graders once a week…
Descriptors: Urban Youth, Ecology, Urban Environment, After School Education
Iachetti, Anthony – ProQuest LLC, 2022
Since the implementation of the federal government initiative called No Child Left Behind schools have become faced with the problem of meeting the demands of the state assessments. To overcome some of the problems that the schools are facing in mathematics, this Action Research Program utilized a schedule of both teacher and student directed…
Descriptors: Scores, Mathematics Tests, Student Evaluation, Standardized Tests
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Ferdous, Tanjila; Karim, Abdul – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
Group work is a common strategy of collaborative learning, practiced both inside and outside classroom. Irrespective of the subject matter, learners, either being assigned by the teachers or being self-employed, tend to carry out group work. It is evident that often learner experience various difficulties when they are involved in group work…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Undergraduate Students, Group Dynamics, Individualism
Hedger, Joseph – National Association of State Boards of Education, 2019
In 2019, almost all governors spoke on education concerns in their "state of the state addresses," including school funding, career and technical education, postsecondary funding and financial aid, early childhood education, and teacher pay. According to this National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) analysis, in…
Descriptors: State Officials, Educational Policy, Speeches, Early Childhood Education
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Blagoeva, Nadezda Vladimirova; Karppinen, Seija; Kairavuori, Seija – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2019
The present article discusses the possibilities of interdisciplinary integration for teaching art to primary-school students in after-school activities. Integrated teaching, as one of the ways for putting into practice the socioconstructivist approach to learning and the theory of the guided construction of knowledge, is used as a basis for…
Descriptors: Art Education, Integrated Activities, Interdisciplinary Approach, After School Education
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Turkcan, Burcin – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Purpose of the Study: Children express themselves freely with the help of art education and have the opportunity to learn thanks to richer content and experience. The purpose of this study was to help elementary school students recognize and learn about cultural heritage in their environment through various art activities. Research Methods: The…
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Heritage Education, Art Education, Foreign Countries
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Noam, Gil G.; Triggs, Bailey B. – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2018
What is it about afterschool that gives it so much potential to powerfully influence educational best practices around the world? This paper will explore what truly defines "afterschool" beyond the time- and location-based pedagogy of the term and will make the case for the use of "expanded learning" or "expanded…
Descriptors: After School Education, Vocabulary, Classification, Cultural Differences
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Akyol, Cüneyt; Kanadli, Sedat – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2022
This synthesis aims to see the effects of Socio-scientific Issues-Based Instruction (SSI) on the academic achievement of students in Turkey and to help shape future studies on this topic. A mixed-research synthesis method was employed in this study. As a result of the data searching process, 12 studies with quantitative data and 6 studies with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science and Society, Science Instruction, Academic Achievement
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