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Hannel, Stacey L.; Cuevas, Joshua – Georgia Educational Researcher, 2018
This study was conducted to investigate whether or not computer-based simulations had a greater impact on science achievement compared to traditional hands-on methods for middle school students in an on-level science course. The study also sought to determine if either method had an impact on retention as well as motivation. The participants in…
Descriptors: Science Achievement, Student Motivation, Computer Simulation, Hands on Science
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Jones, Teri – Georgia Educational Researcher, 2015
Since No Child Left Behind (NCLB) became law, educators have faced challenges trying to protect the common good of a public education while, at the same time, developing and/or reviewing proposals to provide for the school choice option of NCLB. In the debate over market-driven education versus traditional public education, many times, the…
Descriptors: School Choice, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Charter Schools
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Doman, Evelyn – Georgia Educational Researcher, 2014
Supplemental Instruction (SI) has widely been used in university classrooms around the world. However, many obstacles face SI -- including low student attendance, lack of faculty support, and recognition of today's online generation. This research helps to fill the gap in SI by posing to solve the problems mentioned above by extending SI into the…
Descriptors: Tutors, Supplementary Education, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries