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Gamlem, Siv M.; Kvinge, Lars M.; Smith, Kari; Engelsen, Knut Steinar – Cogent Education, 2019
In this study, we examine the short-term effects of an intervention aimed at developing teachers' responsive pedagogy in mathematics. The study analyses how an emphasis on responsive pedagogy in 9th grade classrooms over a period of seven months might strengthen students' feedback, self-regulated learning, self-efficacy and achievement in…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Faculty Development, Program Effectiveness, Grade 9
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Quennerstedt, Ann – Cogent Education, 2019
This research seeks to increase the knowledge about the role of language in the teaching of human rights. The specific interest is to examine how language use extends and specifies the human rights learning situation. Drawing on John Dewey's arguments for two main constituents of an educative language use--the extension of vocabulary and rendering…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Civil Rights, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries
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Soto, Christian; Gutiérrez de Blume, Antonio P.; Jacovina, Mathew; McNamara, Danielle; Benson, Nicholas; Riffo, Bernardo – Cogent Education, 2019
We explored relations between reading comprehension performance and self-reported components of metacognition in middle-school children. Students' self-reported metacognitive strategies in planning and evaluation accounted for significant variance in reading comprehension performance on questions involving inferences. In Study 2, middle school…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Metacognition, Middle School Students, Accuracy
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Aldahmash, Abdulwali H.; Alamri, Naem, M.; Aljallal, Mohammed A. – Cogent Education, 2019
For the advancement of current and future economic and overall well-being to occur, STEM professionals are highly needed. STEM education is an approach that integrates science, technology, engineering and mathematics curricula into one interdisciplinary curriculum. In the context of STEM education, learners acquire deep and critical thinking…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, STEM Education
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Hong, Yang; Fuller, Carol – Cogent Education, 2019
China has been experiencing rapid economic growth over the past few decades accompanied by an overwhelmingly large number of rural habitants out-migrating to urban areas for work and better earnings. However, children of migrants are not entitled to free schooling provisions in these urban destinations and so millions of school-aged rural children…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Rural Areas, Boarding Schools
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Mohammaditabar, Mohammad; Bagheri, Mohammad Sadegh; Yamini, Morteza; Rassaei, Ehsan – Cogent Education, 2019
The purpose of this mixed methods study was to explore EFL teachers' perspectives of qualities of a good language teacher and to examine the possible differences in their perspectives as a function of educational contexts including language institutes, junior/senior high schools, and universities. To this end, 386 Iranian EFL teachers completed a…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, High School Teachers
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Jabbari, Ali Akbar; Achard-Bayle, Guy; Ablali, Driss – Cogent Education, 2018
This study attempts to tease apart the effect of dominant languages of communication on the acquisition of syntactic properties of L3 French in order to test the current L3 generative theories. Three groups of bilinguals took part in this study: L1 Persian/L2 English, with French as the dominant language of communication, L1 Persian/L2 English,…
Descriptors: French, Bilingualism, Multilingualism, Native Language
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Cutucache, Christine; Boham, Taylor; Luhr, Jamie; Sommers, Amie; Stevenson, Nikolaus; Sointu, Erkko; Mäkitalo-Siegl, Kati; Kärkkäinen, Sirpa; Valtonen, Teemu; Grandgenett, Neal; Tapprich, William – Cogent Education, 2018
Afterschool interventions in STEM are linked to learning gains during the school day. These opportunities engage and excite students about STEM concepts since they observe a more hands-on, project-oriented approach. Often these opportunities for afterschool interventions are infrequent in nature and leave gaps for students in their maturation and…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Intervention, After School Programs, Middle School Students
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Bati, Kaan; Yetisir, Mehmet Ikbal; Çaliskan, Ilke; Günes, Gökhan; Gül Saçan, Esma – Cogent Education, 2018
The aim of this research was to develop a STEAM-based program for teaching middle school students the concept of time to enhance their computational thinking skills. The proposed Time Teaching Program (TTP) consists of modules and activities on the definition of time, historical development of time measurement tools, universal time measurement…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Art Education, Teaching Methods, Computation
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Williamson, Gary L. – Cogent Education, 2018
Individual growth curves yield insights about growth that are not available from any other methodology; and developmental scales based on conjoint measurement models provide unique interpretive advantages for investigations of academic growth. The advantages are apparent when: (1) 15 consecutive statewide reading growth curves are annotated with…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Mathematics Achievement, Psychometrics, Educational Innovation
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Altin, Mehmet; Saracaloglu, Asuman Seda – Cogent Education, 2018
This research examines the effect of reading comprehension instruction enriched with cultural materials on seventh graders' vocabulary knowledge and attitudes towards English lessons. The study group comprised two 7th grade classes at a socio-economic middle-level public school in Aydin Province in the spring semester of the 2013-2014 academic…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Comprehension, Middle School Students, Grade 7
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Rhew, Emily; Piro, Jody S.; Goolkasian, Pauline; Cosentino, Patricia – Cogent Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to investigate whether a growth mindset intervention would improve adolescent special education students' self-efficacy and motivation. The sample included sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students receiving learning disability services in the area of reading. The study was quasi-experimental in design which included…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Self Efficacy, Urban Schools
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Vlachou, Maria A. – Cogent Education, 2018
This study aims to examine the classroom assessment practices of five science teachers, alongside the teachers' own perspectives of them, within the rather poorly investigated Greek educational system. In Greece, student assessment at the level of middle education is based only on teacher-led assessment and not on external exams, as the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Middle School Teachers, Middle School Students, Science Instruction
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Rahimi, Mehrak; Yadollahi, Samaneh – Cogent Education, 2017
The present study investigated the effects of offline vs. online digital storytelling on the development of EFL learners' literacy skills (reading and writing). Forty-two lower intermediate language learners participated in the study as the experimental (n = 21) and control groups (n = 21). The Reading-Writing section of the Key English Test was…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Statistical Analysis, Control Groups, Experimental Groups
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Wright-Maley, Cory – Cogent Education, 2016
The theoretical justification for enactivist approaches to learning is just beginning to emerge, and remains largely theoretical. Enactivism conceptualized as play brings us closer to the heart of the question about how play-based social studies might look. Recent research in simulations and games--forms of play--help to reveal some of the…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Play, Middle School Teachers, Teaching Experience
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