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Cavlazoglu, Baki; Stuessy, Carol – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine changes in the quality of science teachers' argumentation as a result of their engagement in a teacher workshop on earthquake engineering emphasizing distributed learning approaches, which included concept mapping, collaborative game playing, and group lesson planning. The participants were ten high school…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Science Teachers, Teacher Workshops
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Savasci, Funda; Uluduz, Hatice – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2013
This study intends to investigate the fifth grade students' conceptions of earthquakes. Twenty two grade 5 students (11-12 years old) from five different elementary schools in Istanbul voluntarily participated in the study. Data were collected from semi-structured interviews with each participant. Six interview questions were designed by…
Descriptors: Natural Disasters, Seismology, Grade 5, Elementary School Students
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Taylor, Mike; Moeed, Azra – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2013
This paper reports data from an exploratory questionnaire designed to capture "curriculum P-waves"--those curriculum responses that were the fastest and therefore measured first--following a significant earthquake in New Zealand. As well as taking a professional interest in a major disaster in their backyard, it is assumed that social…
Descriptors: High Stakes Tests, Student Needs, Evidence, Foreign Countries
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Atun, Sri; Latupeirisa, Veronica Purnama Sari – European Journal of Educational Research, 2021
This study aims to determine the effectiveness of the IPA KIT teaching aids for earthquakes science KIT in improving students' collaboration skills and creative thinking. The design of this research is a quasi-experimental research with a stratified random sampling technique. This study involved two classes, namely the experimental class (n = 32)…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Science Instruction, Seismology, Cooperative Learning
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Baytiyeh, Hoda – Education and Urban Society, 2019
From pre-disaster to recovery, education is a fundamental key in reducing the impacts of disasters on children, people, and communities. This article aims to highlight the key components that are necessary for building school resilience to earthquakes and to demonstrate that promotion of the seismic resilience of schools is not only critical for…
Descriptors: School Buildings, School Construction, Seismology, Resilience (Psychology)
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Kaya, Bastürk; Aladag, Caner – International Education Studies, 2017
The objective of this study is to determine the cognitive structures of the students of geography teaching department by identifying their conceptual frameworks about the concept of earthquake. A case study design from qualitative research approaches was used in this research. Sample group of the study constitutes 155 students from the Department…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Physical Geography, Preservice Teachers
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Savasci, Funda – Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas, 2011
The main purposes of this activity are to help students explore possible factors affecting the extent of the damage of earthquakes and learn the ways to reduce earthquake damages. In these inquiry-based activities, students have opportunities to develop science process skills and to build an understanding of the relationship among science,…
Descriptors: Science Process Skills, Science Activities, Science Instruction, Science and Society
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Cavlazoglu, Baki; Stuessy, Carol – Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The authors find justification for integrating science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in the complex problems that today's students will face as tomorrow's STEM professionals. Teachers with individual subject-area specialties in the STEM content areas have limited experience in integrating STEM. In this study, the authors…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Scientific Attitudes, Knowledge Level, Scientific Concepts
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Mutch, Carol – Waikato Journal of Education, 2017
In this article the author discusses the implementation of the Education Renewal in Greater Christchurch policy which affected nearly 40 schools in the aftermath of the 2010/2011 Canterbury earthquakes. It describes the accumulated social, psychological and emotional toll that closures and mergers took on the schools and their communities. It…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Closing, Seismology, Natural Disasters
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Ormandy, Sally – Teachers and Curriculum, 2014
This is the post-earthquake story of how we as the staff and community of Opawa Primary School have lived with the tremors (literally and metaphorically) and trauma of this national tragedy, whilst endeavouring to maximise student learning and enhance the wellbeing of all the members of our school community. This is not founded on research but is…
Descriptors: Well Being, Natural Disasters, Elementary School Students, Trauma
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Rickson, Daphne; Legg, Robert; Reynolds, Dianna – New Zealand Journal of Teachers' Work, 2018
Since the 2010-2011 Christchurch earthquakes staff and learners at Waitakiri School have been participating in daily singing specifically to promote wellbeing, and wellbeing scores have remained high. Facilitation of the singing involved the creation of "no pressure", democratic and participatory conditions, with teachers specifically…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Singing, Well Being, Music Education
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Schaughency, Elizabeth; Riordan, Jessica; Reese, Elaine; Derby, Melissa; Gillon, Gail – Infants and Young Children, 2020
Natural disasters are disruptive to families and communities, particularly when cascading effects continue over time. Such events, and ensuing disruptions to family life, present risks to young children's development, including oral language. Recognition of this potential vulnerability has led to calls for early childhood programming to support…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Natural Disasters, Child Development, Early Childhood Education
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Santini, Jérôme; Bloor, Tracy; Sensevy, Gérard – Science & Education, 2018
Our research addresses the issue of teaching and learning concepts in science education as an empirical question. We study the process of conceptualization by closely examining the unfolding of classroom lesson sequences. We situate our work within the practice turn line of research on epistemic practices in science education. We also adopt a…
Descriptors: Grade 5, Teacher Effectiveness, Comparative Analysis, Seismology
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Carignan, Anastasia; Hussain, Mahjabeen – Journal of STEM Arts, Crafts, and Constructions, 2016
In this practical arts-integrated science and engineering lesson, an inquiry-based approach was adopted to teach a class of fourth graders in a Midwest elementary school about the scientific concepts of plate tectonics and earthquakes. Lessons were prepared following the 5 E instructional model. Next Generation Science Standards (4-ESS3-2) and the…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Engineering, Science Instruction, Elementary School Science
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McChesney, Jane; Wilson, Susanna – For the Learning of Mathematics, 2016
Two mathematics teacher educators describe their responses during a year disrupted by a serious earthquake and the ongoing effects on students and staff. We discuss our pedagogical responses to unforeseen changes in courses and in students' lives, including the re-calibrating of social relationships. We describe our work in a postgraduate course…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Natural Disasters, Graduate Study, Educational Change
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