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Parmenter, Lynne – Frontiers of Education in China, 2016
The aim of this paper is to explore perspectives on equity, quality, motivation, and resilience by focusing in depth on the perspectives of educators in one small, semi-rural school in Japan. The paper is intended to provide rich, in-depth data and discussion as a way of providing insights from different perspectives into findings from large-scale…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries, Elementary Schools
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Lu, Wang; Rongxiao, Cai – Frontiers of Education in China, 2016
We are now living in an era of big data. From the perspective of data analysis of classroom questioning, the paper chooses three districts in City B that have significant differences. These are educationally developed District D, less developed District F, and developing District M. The study uses the stratified sampling method to choose from…
Descriptors: Questioning Techniques, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Data Analysis, Beginning Teachers
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Wong, Mei-Yee – Frontiers of Education in China, 2015
This article explores the dynamics of power-sharing between teacher and students in learning and teaching situations, and describes the theoretical bases, implementation, and results of an empirical study in three elementary schools in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China. Findings from 58 class observations…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Teacher Student Relationship, Classroom Environment, Educational Practices
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Cheng, Qiang – Frontiers of Education in China, 2014
Although teaching quality is seen as crucial in affecting students' performance, what types of instructional practices constitute quality teaching remains a question. With the theoretical assumptions of conceptual and procedural mathematics teaching as a guide, this study examined the types of quality mathematics instructional practices that…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Teaching Styles, Educational Quality
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Limin, Chen; Van Dooren, Wim; Verschaffel, Lieven – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
The goal of the present study is to investigate the relationship between pupils' problem posing and problem solving abilities, their beliefs about problem posing and problem solving, and their general mathematics abilities, in a Chinese context. Five instruments, i.e., a problem posing test, a problem solving test, a problem posing questionnaire,…
Descriptors: Correlation, Asians, Grade 5, Elementary School Students
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Yang, Xiao; Sargent, Tanja – Frontiers of Education in China, 2011
In this paper, we employ quantitative and qualitative content analysis to investigate the nature of humanistic value content in the Chinese language arts curriculum and whether or not this varies across old and new versions of the textbooks. Our findings illustrate the various dimensions of humanistic value content in the Chinese language arts…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Values, Curriculum, Change
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Zhao, Dan; Parolin, Bruno – Frontiers of Education in China, 2011
Despite significant progress over the past fifteen years associated with School Mapping Restructure (SMR) in Chinese rural schools, many small schools have been closed or have merged with larger primary schools. This has resulted, among other things, in difficulties for many students in rural areas who now have to travel longer distances to a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Schools, Rural Areas, Rural Education
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Huang, Xiaodan; Trube, Barbara; Yi, Chunlan – Frontiers of Education in China, 2011
This article reports a study on the China-Canada-United States English Immersion (CCUEI) Moral Education and Social Studies (MESS) curriculum materials for elementary classes (Grades 3-6) with the aim of learning how the curriculum addressed the dual goals of MESS content and English language learning. An analysis comparing the CCUEI third grade…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Textbooks, National Standards, Teacher Surveys
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Duan, Xiaofang; Depaepe, Fien; Verschaffel, Lieven – Frontiers of Education in China, 2011
Word problems play a crucial role in mathematics education. However, the authenticity of word problems is quite controversial. In terms of the necessity of realistic considerations to be taken into account in the solution process, word problems have been classified into two categories: standard word problems (S-items) and problematic word problems…
Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Word Problems (Mathematics), Mathematics Teachers
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Yang, Gaixue; Yu, Shuyu – Frontiers of Education in China, 2010
Based on a specially adapted questionnaire, research was carried out to explore how resources in modern distance learning were being applied in rural elementary and middle schools in Western China, in order to enhance the usefulness of the allocated resources. One particular distance learning project was used as the subject of the study, and…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Distance Education, Foreign Countries, Questionnaires
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Li, Qiong; Ni, Yujing – Frontiers of Education in China, 2009
Using classroom observation and video recording methods, we performed a comparative study on the forms and content of dialogues in the classrooms between expert and novice teachers. Of the 55 lessons surveyed, it was found that expert teachers tend to use analytical and comparative questions more frequently to detect students' mathematical…
Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, Observation, Comparative Analysis, Beginning Teachers
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Kong, Fanzhe; Shi, Ningzhong – Frontiers of Education in China, 2009
Teachers and textbooks are two important elements in curriculum implementation. Based on Concerns-Based Adoption Model (CBAM), a curriculum implementation measurement model designed by G. Hall and S. M. Hord, this paper analyzes the general process of curriculum implementation in terms of textbook use, establishes a model that gauges the level of…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Textbooks, Comparative Analysis, Mathematics Teachers
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Zhao, Dongchen; Ma, Yunpeng – Frontiers of Education in China, 2009
Through the qualitative interviews of five implementers of primary school mathematics curriculum, this study addresses the ways in which mathematics lessons are evaluated. Results show that each evaluator recognizes different aspects of a "good lesson," however, among all criteria, the design of the lesson plan, realization of the lesson…
Descriptors: Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education, Student Participation, Teaching Methods
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Ju, Yucui; Wang, Shuqiong; Zhang, Wenxin – Frontiers of Education in China, 2009
Intervention research on school bullying was conducted in a primary school with an action research method. After conducting a five-week intervention program, the occurrence ratio of being bullied on the way to school and back home and the degree to which children were bullied dropped significantly, but the rate of reduction in grade three was…
Descriptors: Intervention, Bullying, Action Research, Student Behavior
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Deng, Meng – Frontiers of Education in China, 2008
This study investigated the attitudes of primary school teachers from the selected rural and urban areas in China toward inclusive education. The results indicated that, (1) teachers' attitudes are composed of three dimensions: positive and negative effects of inclusion, and benefits of segregated special education; (2) most surveyed teachers…
Descriptors: Special Schools, Urban Teaching, Inclusive Schools, Foreign Countries
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