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Shahbari, Juhaina Awawdeh – International Journal for Mathematics Teaching and Learning, 2017
The study investigates the mathematical and the pedagogical content knowledge among in-service and pre-service first- and second-grade mathematics teachers. The sample of 300 subjects consisted of 150 first- and second-grade in-service teachers and 150 pre-service teachers studying in a college of education, 75 of whom were first-year students and…
Descriptors: Mathematics Skills, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Teachers
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Hallinger, Philip; Bryant, Darren A. – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2016
A recent review of research identified two Asian societies that represented "positive outliers" in the production of published knowledge on educational leadership and management: Hong Kong and Israel. These were the only Asian societies that had produced a critical mass of publications in this field in international journals over the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Productivity, Educational Research, Educational Administration
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Shahbari, Juhaina Awawdeh; Tabach, Michal – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2016
Growing awareness of the importance of modelling activities in mathematics education has raised the question of whether teachers are prepared to facilitate the engagement of students in such activities. The current study investigates the effects of how teachers cope with modelling activities in developing their abilities to identify modelling…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Education
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Roman, Yavich; Gein, Alexander; Gerkerova, Alexandra – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Nowadays pedagogical testing technology has become the basic tool for diagnosis and assessment of the level of students' mastery of learning material. Primarily they allow testing the acquired knowledge and skills in their use as a technology of the definite types of problems solution. Thus, the level of logical reasoning development plays a…
Descriptors: Logical Thinking, Testing, Mastery Learning, Academic Achievement
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Dori, Yehudit Judy; Dangur, Vered; Avargil, Shirly; Peskin, Uri – Journal of Chemical Education, 2014
Chemistry students in Israel have two options for studying chemistry: basic or honors (advanced placement). For instruction in high school honors chemistry courses, we developed a module focusing on abstract topics in quantum mechanics: Chemistry--From the Nanoscale to Microelectronics. The module adopts a visual-conceptual approach, which…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Chemistry, Foreign Countries, Quantum Mechanics
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Zimet, Gila Russo; Gilat, Itzhak – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2017
The study examined intuitive perceptions of early childhood education students regarding education and care of children from birth to age 3 in Jewish and Arab societies. Research included 182 education students majoring in early childhood at three Israeli colleges. Data were collected via a questionnaire covering five topics: What is the most…
Descriptors: Arabs, Jews, Early Childhood Education, Majors (Students)
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BenDavid-Hadar, Iris; Case, Stephoni; Smith, Rob – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
The right to education depends upon a willingness to finance education fairly. Addressing the difference in educational achievement between learners of different backgrounds is a key aspect of fairness. Framed by contemporary neoliberal policies around marketisation and competitiveness, this paper examines fairness in the education finance policy…
Descriptors: Funding Formulas, Educational Finance, Educational Policy, Comparative Analysis
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Lapidot-Lefler, Noam; Hosri, Hanan – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2016
The purpose of this study was to examine the differences in cyberbullying (bystanders, victims, bullies) between Jewish and Arab adolescents in Israel. The findings could uncover critical implications for children, educators, and policymakers for understanding Cyberbullying in a diverse society. In particular, the differences in cyberbullying…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Victims, Jews
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Rozenszajn, Ronit; Yarden, Anat – International Journal of STEM Education, 2014
Background: The knowledge that is required for teaching includes subject matter content knowledge (CK) and pedagogical content knowledge (PCK). Although CK and PCK are distinct components of the teachers' knowledge, the distinction between those two components and the relationships between them are still underexplored. In a previous study, we…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Comparative Analysis, Mathematics Teachers, Science Teachers
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Weinberger, Yehudith; Donitsa-Schmidt, Smadar – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2016
The purpose of this study is to compare alternative teacher education programs in English as a foreign language (EFL), biology, and mathematics to traditional programs in the same subjects. To do this, we analyzed data on all of the students who studied in the aforementioned programs during 2009 and 2010 in the largest college of education in…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Comparative Analysis, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Persistence
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Ben-Nun, Merav – Journal of Peace Education, 2013
Integrated schools in Israel and Northern Ireland create a shared educational environment for communities separated by intractable conflict. This article reports on comparative research undertaken in schools in each region that pursued how integration is understood and practiced. In my findings, I present the central values of integration, termed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Consciousness Raising, Peace, Conflict
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Bishara, Saied – Cogent Education, 2016
In this research, we considered the different impact two methods of teaching had on pupils' ability to solve complex math problems. The methods considered were: self-regulated study and traditional teaching. We also examined the pedagogical consequences the differences made among the population of pupils with learning disabilities in special…
Descriptors: Conventional Instruction, Mathematics Instruction, Learning Disabilities, Special Education
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Kramarski, Bracha; Friedman, Sheli – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2014
The study examined how student control over metacognitive prompts in a multimedia environment affects students' ability to solve mathematical problems in immediate comprehension tasks using a multimedia program and a delayed-transfer test. It also examined the effect on metacognitive discourse, mental effort, and engagement with multimedia-based…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Prompting, Problem Solving, Mathematics Instruction
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Shamir, Adina; Baruch, Dorit – Educational Media International, 2012
Mathematical learning difficulties can originate at an early age. However, research on young children's math development, especially those who are at risk, is in its early stages. The current study is the first to examine the effects of an activity with an educational e-book on emergent math with 52 preschoolers at risk for learning disability…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Emergent Literacy, Preschool Children, Preschool Education
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Klieger, Aviva – Curriculum Journal, 2015
International surveys have served as agents of change for the introduction of reforms in curricula worldwide. The Israeli Ministry of Education set a goal of raising Israel's ranking in international surveys so that Israel will be among the 10 leading countries in the Program for International Student Assessment and Trends in International…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Science Curriculum
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