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Martin, Mary E. – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 2018
The 2011 Cardus Report found that Christian schools are developing students' faith but are not developing students' academic opportunities at any greater rate than are their public school counterparts. Drawing upon data collected from 18 principals and 280 teachers across six Christian school systems, this mixed-methods study identifies the…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Principals, Christianity, Teacher Attitudes
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Cahyo, Septian Dwi; Umam Muslim, Muhammad Rijalul; Rahman, Arditya Nur; Pratolo, Bambang W. – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2019
This research aimed to report the need for Islamic-based English teaching materials for the Muhammadiyah junior high Schools, specified for reading skill. Data collection techniques in this research were the semi-structured interview and focus group discussion with four English teachers as participant form the Muhammadiyah schools. Data analysis…
Descriptors: Junior High School Students, English (Second Language), Reading Materials, Islam
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McBane, Chad A. – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
This study assessed the Christian spiritual health of middle school students attending a private, faith-based school. The results provide evidence of validity and reliability for the survey instrument aiming to measure spiritual health. Two factors of spiritual health emerged from the data through an exploratory factor analysis of survey data: (a)…
Descriptors: Christianity, Middle School Students, Religious Education, Private Schools
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Donnelly, Caitlin; Burns, Stephanie – Irish Educational Studies, 2017
The purpose of this paper is to examine how teachers teach and students learn about citizenship education in two faith-based schools in Northern Ireland. The data show that participants in the Catholic school were confident in their own identity; teachers encouraged active engagement with contentious, conflict-related debates and students…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Religious Education, Catholic Schools, Empathy
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Demirel Ucan, Ayse; Wright, Andrew – British Journal of Religious Education, 2019
This study presents a new theoretical and pedagogical framework based on the theories of Critical Religious Education (CRE), Variation Theory (VT) and the Learning Study model with the purpose of improving teaching and learning in Islamic Religious Education (IRE). It reports a Learning Study conducted in a secondary girls Muslim school in London…
Descriptors: Islam, Religious Education, Instructional Improvement, Foreign Countries
Decker, Mary Giselle; Kleppinger, Kelley; Pewitt, Andrea – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of standards-based grading (SBG) on student achievement at Lipscomb Academy, a private, faith-based school in Middle Tennessee. In this mixed-methods study the researchers utilized test score data from middle school math and language arts midterms, AP Psychology Exam scores, digital…
Descriptors: Grading, Private Schools, Religious Education, Middle School Students
Tallman, Tamara Olena – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Collaboration has been found to be a powerful tool for professional development and central for further opportunities for teachers to reflect on their practice. However, school districts continue to have difficulty both implementing and sustaining collaboration. The purpose of this research was to investigate the experience of the teacher in a…
Descriptors: Teacher Collaboration, Teacher Attitudes, Middle School Teachers, Jews